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Banana Bungalow Hollywood

1.0 of 5 Hostel   |   5920 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028 (Hollywood)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed in this hostel for 6 nights, the rooms are ok however could do with an update and new bunk beds as they are very small and noisy. The rooms have a kitchen however there are limited pots, pans and plates to use this is also the case in the large communal kitchen. The hostel is busy and always... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

the hostel in general is good. each room for six people has a private bathroom and a kitchen with refrigerator, stove and utensils, which is great. the rooms have small lockers (for purses or small items). everything was clean, including the sheets and pillows. the location is great, walking distance to most points of interest. also, the hostel has a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rooms were nice and clean, comfy beds. Great staff, met some of the best people and there's activities every night. The location is great, very close to the subway on hollywood blvd and the walk of fame. It can be a little noisy in the evening. Loved this hostel and would recommend it to anyone!

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is clean and full of people to meet, with options for going to clubs if you are into that sort of thing. With a good location and friendly staff, I say it is a good hostel overall! You must visit the independant New Beverly Cinema nearby (it has awesome double-features).

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Laval
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was ok for a hostel. Pros: -not very expensive -very good free breakfast -close to hollywood, metro and buses Cons: -Close to Hollywood (sketchy neiborhood) -Kitchen in the room (we found a cockroach) I wouldn't stay ther longer than two nights, but it's an ok place anyhow.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wouldent stay for longer then 3 days. had a good time but the area is a bit dodge however i think thats just because hollywood is a bit dodgy. Staff were fun, people were nice and theres lots of social things to do. i would recomend staying in venice beach its just a nicer place then hollywood area. beds were... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of this hostel is great and within walking distance to shops, transport and attractions. Convenient if you don't have a car to get around in. I also found the staff to be friendly, flexible and helpful, if a little ineffective when it came to inforcing the midnight courtyard curfew. Almost every night I struggled to fall asleep as... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights in December and the heating wasn't working in our room. We reported it and were told someone would have a look at it but it still didn't work. Breakfast was ok and the staff were friendly. Great location on Hollywood Boulevard, close to the metro for exploring LA.

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was really ruined by the group of people that were there for me! The location was decent the rooms were ok. The staff not so good or helpful the bar crawl wasn't what I hope for. Loud English Juvenile's should be banded from drinking in group's.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place where to stay in LA, located in hollywood bvd! I stayed here for one night with a friend, and for only 85 dollars we had a private bedroom (1 bed queen-size) with private bathroom! Quite small but very clean confortable, provided with fridge, microwave. Furthermore the parking and the very nice breakfast were included! Fast wifi. The best... More

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Address: 5920 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Hollywood
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Banana Bungalow Hollywood 1*
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The Banana Bungalow Hollywood Hostel is a very popular international destination with a great location. It's an "oasis for backpackers" with all the amenities, activities and events that travelers truly want from a youth hostel. This includes a friendly staff to help you, a fun international crowd to hang out with, cool rooms, lots of hip common space, a great vibe and atmosphere, plus daily events and activities that supply lots of fun for very cheap or even free. ... more   less 
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