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Orange Drive Hostel

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   1764 North Orange Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90028
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights while in LA in a private room and it was everything I wanted, the hostel is beautiful, it's a traditional hollywood house and doesn't feel like a hostel. The room was lovely, bed was comfortable, the staff were great and the hostel is literally minutes away from the Chinese Theatre and Walk of Fame.... More

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orangedrivehostel, Public Relations Manager at Orange Drive Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. We appreciate all of your kind comments about our hostel, and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope to see you again. Kind Regards, Orange drive Hostel More

Auckland, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I absolutely loved LA and accommodation always has an impact on your visit. We stayed in a family room for 5 nights with three single beds and a bunk. Room was spacious, comfortable with a balcony and decent bathroom. WIFI was included and parking also at $5 a day. Breakfast was complimentary until 10am and consisted of waffles. You could... More

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orangedrivehostel, Public Relations Manager at Orange Drive Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Please accept our apology about the curtain gaps in your room. We will add extra curtains to the room you stayed in and check all other rooms to make sure windows are fully covered. We appreciate all of your suggestions. Thank you for staying with us and for all... More

London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location of Orange Drive is seconds from the walk of fame and a view of the Hollywood sign - which is great but I stayed for 4 days and it took me hours on oublic transport to travel to and from Venice and Santa Monica beaches. In my opinion the activities in Hollywood will keep you busy for only... More

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orangedrivehostel, Public Relations Manager at Orange Drive Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, We appreciate your review. LA is an extremely large and locations of interest are spread throughout the city, so it can take some time and planning to get to every location of interest, but Hollywood is a central hub for both the metro train and all major bus lines. And we provide printed public transportation directions to all major... More

Chippenham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend & I, from the UK and road tripping across the USA, stayed at Orange Drive for 4 nights, inc. July 4th. Below are the positive and negative things about the hostel. + Location - incredible location. I had read that it was round the corner from the Hollywood Walk of Fame but had expected this 'corner' to be... More

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orangedrivehostel, Public Relations Manager at Orange Drive Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate all of your kind comments. We wish you had informed us of any problem you had while you were still at the hostel. If there was an issue, we would have corrected it right away and made sure that every part of your stay was wonderful.... More

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Recently stayed here for 3 nights in a private room with private bathroom. We arrived a few hours before check in opened but were allowed to leave our stuff at reception while we explored. Came back later to check in and had to wait a few extra minutes while they checked our room was ready. After leaving a $50 key... More

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orangedrivehostel, Public Relations Manager at Orange Drive Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, We appreciate the feedback and have changed the curtains in the room that you stayed in. The curtains now fully cover the windows and are thicker to block out the sun so that the room stays cooler in the summer. We don't provide milk because we had an issue with some guests drinking from the milk bottles. There is... More

Basildon, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I has originally only intended to stay for three nights, however I hadn't achieved everything I wanted to in LA. When I asked about extending my stay they where very helpful & this was no problem. As everyone has already mentioned in their reviews you could not get a better location than this hostel, especially at their prices!! Luckily everyone... More

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orangedrivehostel, Public Relations Manager at Orange Drive Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for writing a review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind Regards, Orange Drive Hostel More

Nat_B1986
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Great location to see everything in Hollywood yet at the same time feel like your away from masses. Also, it us a cool heritage home with its own sense of history. It is not a social place, everyone seems to stay to themselves. Being old, noise travels in this place so you can hear everyone walking up and down the... More

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New York City, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Within one hour of being in our room we found bugs crawling in the bed, and within a few hours we were being moved into another room. We found in total five bugs. At first we were unsure whether they were bed bugs or not but after googling were now 99% sure they were. A mattress appeared on the sidewalk... More

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orangedrivehostel, Public Relations Manager at Orange Drive Hostel, responded to this review

We take claims of bed bugs very seriously! We have professional companies with bug sniffing dogs whom we work with. We encase all mattresses and box springs in plastic, all pillows have anti mite protectors on them. We have periodic inspections and treat rooms on a rotating basis. Without question, when this claim was made, we immediately moved the guest... More

Ottawa, ON
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Stayed here with my wife for a few nights near the end of April 2014. Good Hollywood location. As folks say - a stones throw from the famous Hollywood sights but still away from the bustle. Hostel was clean, staff friendly. Room was spacious and sparse. Our room was near the bathroom and above the kitchen and we found it... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Perfect if you want to stay close to the most touristy location in Los Angeles. Clean and a very lovely staff. The kitchen caretaker is forever in my heart. A bit expensive compared to other places. But nice beds. Clean and close to the walk of fame.

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orangedrivehostel, Guest Relations Manager at Orange Drive Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the future. Kind Regards, Orange Drive Hostel More

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Address: 1764 North Orange Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90028
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Location: United States > California > Los Angeles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Orange Drive Hostel 1.5*
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Also Known As:
Orange Drive Manor Hotel Los Angeles

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About Orange Drive HostelOrange Drive Hostel has the absolute best location in Hollywood! We are centrally located in the heart of Hollywood and are just a two minute walk from the world famous Chinese Theater, the Walk of Fame, the Dolby Theater- Home of the Oscars, views of the Hollywood sign, public transportation, the best night life, shopping and restaurants in Hollywood, Walking distance to the famous Sunset Strip and Runyon Canyon, a favorite hiking trail of celebrities with fantastic views of the Hollywood Sign. And we are just a short drive or bus/metro stop away from Universal Studios, Paramount Studios, Warner Brothers Studios, The Grove, and Beverly Hills!Orange Drive Hostel is the perfect location for Movie Premieres, Star Dedications and major Hollywood events! Our newly renovated rooms, patio garden, BBQ area and kitchen are our latest upgrade to make your stay more comfortable. We offer clean, spacious and unique dorm and private rooms. For your safety our staff remains on the premises and we have a state of the art video security system. Our expanded breakfast offerings, and free and discounted amenities make us the best place to stay in Hollywood.Setting us apart from other LA Hostels is our calm atmosphere. You are just steps away from all of the action Hollywood has to offer but you can still have a peaceful environment in which to rest. We have many amenities including:Free daily breakfast of all-you-can-make waffles, pancakes, oatmeal and free coffee, assorted teas and hot chocolate served all day.Free WiFiFree lockers (bring your own lock)Free day storage of luggage before check-in and after check-outATMPatio BBQLaundry facilitiesFree laundry detergentTowels for hire (towels included with en suite rooms)Fully equipped guest kitchenCommon room w/HD flat screen TV and free Movies, (No TVs in rooms)Parking availableNo CurfewDiscount shuttle service to/from airport (Primetime shuttle and Super shuttle)Universal Studios tickets for sale Discounted pub crawl with LA Epic Club Crawls Hostel Hopper pick-up and drop-off locationPick- up and drop off point for discounted trips to Las Vegas with StripTrips Our hostel is known for its old Hollywood glamour, originally a manor home built in the 1920’s. It later became a boarding house for some of Hollywood’s biggest stars including Marilyn Monroe, Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Kim Novak, Douglas Fairbanks Jr, Johnny Weissmuller “Tarzan” and many more. It also played host to many of their friends such as Clark Gable who lived down the street. Our guests stay in a historic, comfortable, home filled with Hollywood History. Take a step back in time and experience old Hollywood glamour. ... more   less 
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