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Stay on Main Hotel and Hostel

640 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014 (Formerly Cecil Hotel)
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

... what a dump... Good location for investigating the transitioning downtown landscape of LA. A building like this needs the vision and care shown by the owners of resurrected old properties such as the Jane in NYC. Asked for a high floor and quiet room. Was given the fifth floor next to the elevator, toilets, showers. All night long the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked here as wanted to explore downtown LA, which despite looking quite daunting at night is actually a really cool place. The hotel is situated right in the heart of the Art and fashion district and there are some great dive bars. If you're looking for a less false, gritty and authentic area to stay, this would be it. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is among the cheapest in Downtown LA & it makes up for that! Cute little rooms, comfortable beds, TV with Sienfeld & extras including ping pong, a Netflix room plus breakfast! The walls are slightly thin, so if you have someone blasting their television late at night it may be a little bothersome; plus the sirens & honking... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I and my sister stayed here for 4 night, the staff told me to make a deposit by credit card for 50 dollar and made sure that I would received 50 dollar turn after check-out. The day we checked-out, there was no any problem! Only 25 dollar was turned to my bank..!!! I have no any idea what we have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I needed a safe place as a single mom near my son's downtown apt. Altho the check-in line was long and service at the reception desk overall slow, I would stay here again in a heartbeat. Gorgeous hotel lobby!! They asked whether I wanted an "up or down" room and my "up" got me a fantastic view. Very clean, albeit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

It is a good hotel with a really good location, you can find bus stops and metro stations really close to the hotel, the rooms are clean and the staff is really kind. I was a little bit disappointed about the breakfast because is only waffles and cereal but you can eat all you can. I highly recommend this hotel.

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Bangor, Maine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

I was in Los Angeles for the first time and wasn't quite sure where to stay. They had a great rate at stay on Main so I decided to go with them. Quite honestly, I really enjoyed my stay. For the price, the room is very nice, fairly quiet considering you are right in the middle of downtown Los Angeles,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

A high class (five star) hostel with very clean and neat rooms. I stayed in a private room with a shared bathroom for 50 USD and it really worth it. Perfect location, good facilities, very friendly and helpful staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Got a great price ($40usd per night for a private room, shares bathroom) and with this in mind, it was 5 star. It was clean and well located. The area does have a number of homeless, they seem harmless but I wouldn't want to walk around alone. It is well located for public transport (needed because LA is massive). The... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

We stayed at Stay on Main for 2 nights in a double bed with shared bathroom. The hotel staff is AWESOME!!!!! They were very helpful and friendly. The rooms were small but expected for the price. We booked the shared bathroom and were going to upgrade to the private bath if the shared bath wasn't accommodating, however the shared bathrooms... More 

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