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Esbo, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a dump. That's fine, since you're paying for a dump. What's not fine is the arrogance of the personnel. What's good? The electricity outlets work What's bad? The internet doesn't work. The cleaners do not clean. No toilet paper or sinks to wash your hands with the shared toilets. Cold coffee at the breakfast. The breakfast has... More 

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Eton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Budget price equals budget quality. Foyer was wonderful, room not luxury, but ok for the price. Room for was hot so window open meant a noisy night. The general location was ok. Staples Centre 20 mins walk away. Union Station a short cab ride as we were advised against walking the outskirts of Skid Row

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Edmonton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great value-for-money place to stay. It's not super amazing, the bathrooms are small, there's no climate control, etc, it's basically like the best hostel you've ever stayed at- if you don't expect anything more, you won't be disappointed.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As my Couchsurf had fallen through for my first night in LA I was desperate for a place and this hotel welcomed me with open arms and I thoroughly enjoyed my stay. Totally loved this hotel, however as a budget backpacker I found this waaay to expensive however that's Downtown LA for you. It was my oasis from the craziness... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

I chose this hotel as I am a fan of American Horror Story and this was the hotel that inspired the 5th series starring Lady Gaga. It was a great price and rather impressive when you walk into the lobby very old style LA and boutique. I paid for a room that has a private bathroom. The room was clean... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 13, 2016

It's very well located, near lots of attractions and interesting sites of LA's Downtown. Great and very friendly and helpful staff, a nice breakfast, very good infrastructure with entertainment and things to do. And my favourite part, an incredible architecture that makes you feel back in the 1930's. Overall great value for money!

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Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Pretty clean, good facilities, friendly staff, it is what it is, the dorms are what you expect of a hostel very basic but comfortable beds, shared shower was clean, I had a view of the street below, the only thing I had a problem with was the wifi which was pretty dreadful at times but peaked at certain times in... More 

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Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

There were a lot of homeless people in this area.No matter that,it was a good location-close to subway and bus stops.The lobby looked very good and i felt very safe inside.But my room was on the 9th floor so it was really really hot.I think the rooms need to be updated.It was hard to take a shower.Breakfast was good but... More 

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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: $60 - $1,083 (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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“rooms on the upper floors are the most recently renovated.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelredearth, Aug 22, 2016 | Read review
“Bed bugs make sure of short nights and time wasted...”
 of 5 bubbles geraldineg817, Aug 18, 2016 | Read review
“I don't think there are any good room”
 of 5 bubbles davidhT8050WK, Jul 28, 2016 | Read review
“best hotel in downtown unless you are looking for a 4 star luxury hotel”
 of 5 bubbles A9201HGmariac, Jul 27, 2016 | Read review
“Spooky quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles Charmagne72, Jun 9, 2016 | Read review
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