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Banana Bungalow West Hollywood

1.0 of 5 Hostel   |   603 N. Fairfax Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90036
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great experience every time I stay there! I stayed there for 5 times in several years, I always enjoy my stay there because the staff is super friendly and I always meet new friends there from all around the world. Fun times when they do special dinners with everyone or comic shows downstairs. Plus It's very well located (between Melrose... More

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I checked in around 2 AM in the morning- I waited outside the door for nearly 10 min before a lady (later figured out she was also a guest) opened the door for me. There was no one at the reception. She then assisted to call a gentlemen I believe his name was Marc. Though he checked me in but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best hostels I've been to in the states and even world. Fun, heaps of organised activities. Would have given 5 stars if it wasn't for the crazy homeless staff member that lived in my room and stole from guests and I was verbally abused on multiple occasions, just for trying to get my belongings back. Most other... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

If you're coming to Los Angeles and would like to be near Hollywood and need parking that won't cost you more than your entire stay, you're in luck because this place is great! I stayed in a 6 person mixed dorm Pros Free Parking Free Breakfast included cereal (non-diary options available), bread, Nutella, pb&j, and Oatmeal Lockers in the rooms... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I stayed in a 12 person mixed dorm, the rooms are average, but lots of individual bathrooms which is great (though increases wait times!). There were not many plugs in the room which was a bit of a pain, plus being in a room with 12 others didn't equate to the best nights sleep, but what do you expect for... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Myself and my friend visited Banana Bungalow at the beginning of December. It's an excellent location if you want to get out and explore Hollywood and it's surroundings. We stayed in a private room which had everything we needed. On the small size but we really only used it to sleep. Bathroom inside the room was cleaned and I believe... More

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

This was my first time staying at a hostel, and I have to say I'm impressed. My boyfriend and I stayed in a private room. Everything was pretty clean when we arrived. The hostel provides breakfast and while it may not be the most amazing breakfast, it helped us save money. The staff was incredibly helpful and friendly. The hostel... More

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Clean comfortable room, staff were very friendly and helpful. Free breakfast was included each morning, and on some nights there was free/cheap dinner and alcohol. Free parking was also included. Overall it was excellent value and one of the best hostels I've stayed at in America.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Room was clean and comfortable. Wouldn't write home to Mum about it but it seemed to have a good atmosphere for those wanting to stay longer! I am not sure why you would though LA is not the travellers friend. One major con was the cold showers in the morning, not so fun.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

This hostel is in a great location in west Hollywood. Close to bus into town, walking distance to Farmers Market which has loads of shops, food, cinema...feels very safe. Lots of Indy clothing, hipster cafes and fabulous deli, Carters....room great value for money. Clean, spacious..would def stay again..

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Also Known As:
Banana Bungalow West Hollywood Hotel
Banana Bungalow West Hollywood Hotel West Hollywood
Address: 603 N. Fairfax Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90036
Location: United States > California > West Hollywood
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Specialty lodging in West Hollywood
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Banana Bungalow West Hollywood 1*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Banana Bungalow West Hollywood is one of the most popular hostels in the country. We are located in a central location right in the hottest spot of the "Melrose Strip." The Melrose area is a very special part of Los Angeles. It is located on the West side of Hollywood and borders Beverly Hills, you can walk to many of the great experiences that Hollywood has to offer plus you will be centrally located to access all the sights and sounds of LA. ... more   less 
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