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Goa Velha, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for the first 3 nights of the trip our room was clean small with 2 single beds. Breakfast wasn't anything to talk about a bowl of cearle and waffles nothing else so don't look for the continent I would go back cheap and cheerful

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Mariposa, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stay on Main (fka the Cecil Hotel) is a great place if you want to travel cheaply and be centrally located to most all Tourist attractions in Los Angeles. I was solo and chose to book a room with it's own sink, bath, and shower. I was on the 6th floor, in an interior courtyard room. The room had a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My friend and I spent two nights in this place. Have been to LA many times, never stayed Downtown though. Its terrible. For the money that we paid, I knew it wouldn't be great but I didn't expect a basic hostel. The images on the site are no way a correct representation of the reality of the place. I wish... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

BED BUGS --- BED BUGS --- BED BUGS --- BED BUGS!!!! Together with my sister staying for five nights. Second night I noticed a small animal in my bed when I came back from the bathroom (which was clean and ok by the way); no biggy, killed it and slept further. Third night noticed another bug in my bed. Killed... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is right in the heart of Downtown LA, however, it is still a bit far from Hollywood and what not. If this is your first time to LA and you want to do all the touristy stuff, you might be better off staying closer to Hollywood/Beverley Hills. However, for the price this was a good location - close... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a double (two twin beds) with shared bathrooms on our floor. The redeeming qualities were: 1.) The staff were friendly (Eliu was especially helpful) and 2.) The rooms were clean. Overall, I wasn't impressed, yes it is a budget deal and it is sufficient, but there are some drawbacks that probably make it worth to pay a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was the worst hotel I've ever seen. For $100 I got a really tiny room. I couldn't believe that for those money you get no bath. So we supposed to share bath. Decided to cancel our rezervation and leave as soon as possible from that place. Don't waste your money.

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to let people know that you need to be wary of this hotel's cancellation policy. It is advertised as "cancel up until the day before". I assumed that meant that if, for example, you are reserved to arrive on Tuesday, you could cancel Monday. Not so. You need to cancel Sunday - that is, the day before the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The foyer of this place is an Art Deco treasure. But it goes downhill from there. The rooms are pokey, a bed just fits in. You walk down corridors with old carpet. There is no storage space at all. The furniture is ancient. Staff OK

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2 Thank David H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great staff especially Bruce and Eliu. Very helpful friendly very informative.. The rooms were cute and simple but very comfortable. The breakfast was simple but good and the food was well stocked. I was very happy with the whole experience .. Great location right in heart of downtown.

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Downtown
Downtown Los Angeles is a busy metropolis of towering buildings, bustling streets, and industrial warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of cultures here with a growing influx of business professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of Downtown over recent years gentrification. New lofts, bars, hotels and restaurants are popping up regularly. Downtown is home to some of the very best restaurants in the city leading the LA foodie scene, plus it is the location of cultural and sports venues including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Staples Center, and the Coliseum at the University of Southern California.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay on Main is the hippest boutique hotel and hostel in downtown Los Angeles. We are located in the heart of LA’s Historic Core, surrounded by many of the newest and hottest restaurants, bars and night- clubs in downtown Los Angeles, California. We are located one mile to LA LIVE, minutes by Metro to famous Hollywood, short walk to the fashion, toy, jewelry districts and flower mart. Also, minutes by bus to China Town, Little Tokyo and USC…or hop on the bus right outside the front door for a unique site seeing ride to Santa Monica beach.Our location, style accommodations and vibe offer our guest the best value in Los Angeles. Stay on Main offers a menu approach to accommodation selection. Depending upon budget and lifestyle, guests can choose from a wide array of room types and amenities at stay on main hotel, from private rooms with private baths to shared rooms with shared baths down the hall.Stay on Main is youthful, high-style, and high-tech. our rooms are simple stylish and inexpensive. We offer convenient accommodations for the hip and spend thrifty traveler.In-the-know 18-30 year old international travelers and domestic travelers looking for modern, upscale accommodations on a budget will appreciate our variety of room types and options. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stay on Main Hotel and Hostel

Address: 640 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014-2004 (Formerly Cecil Hotel)
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Downtown , Central L.A
Price Range: $50 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Stay on Main Hotel and Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 138
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