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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is my second time at the Orbit. This was my second time and everytime I stayed in a double room (in September 2015 and back in 2006). The rooms are still clean, reasonably priced (regarding the location), parking is for free, small free breakfast, fridge in room and the location is super! Not the friendliest staff (especially not on...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed March 4, 2014

I am a little late with my reviews, even Trip Advisor doesn't let me date it farther back than 1 year ago, but I stayed here for 4 nights with a friend in August 2005 in one of the private rooms. It was basic but nice, and an awesome location and great price! I would consider it again for myself...

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2Thank Shannon H
London, UK
Reviewed September 23, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights in August. We had a private bedroom with its own bathroom. It's very basic, but for the price you cannot complain. The location is GREAT - close to the hustle and bustle....and the fabulous Farmer's Market.

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3Thank mrs_thomson
Reviewed March 31, 2013

LA can get expensive with hotels located near areas of interest. This is well located by a 15 min walk to Farmers Market, 20 min to WeHo & about 30 min walk to Hollywood & Highland. If you put your name down for the free airport shuttle check in advance it's still coming though!

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3Thank AndyGoldC
perth
Reviewed November 6, 2012

I have stayed here a few times. It's a hostel so of course the rooms are basic. They are clean so that is all that matters. The kitchen is fine too and they have a few communal areas. The reason I keep going back is the atmosphere here. They have bbq's or trips to other hostels or group nights out....

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BATH
Reviewed April 9, 2012

I travelled with my son - I was the oldest in the hostel !!! We had private room - it was very very basic but what do you expect for such a low price. I felt safe and it is a great location. For younger and open travellers - go for it. Staff were helpful and accommodating. Loved West Hollywood.

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2Thank ZAMPANOBath
Reviewed March 4, 2012

Economic. Reasonably clean. Needs an upgrade to some facilities.

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed February 10, 2012

I booked it and liked what i saw on pictures, however the reality was a bit different. I cannot say anything bad about people working there, as they were friendly and trying to help with all informations you need to know in L.A. (and there are many...) However, i was dissapointed by the rooms, beds, bathroom, as those were not...

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1Thank Jiri K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 23, 2011

This Hostel is really nothing special at all, place was dirty in general (beds, bathrooms etc). I would never consider staying here again, I found it hard to sleep due to the noise from the patio area down below, where people use to smoke at all hours, and the smell in the room from this, is really not that pleasant....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 2, 2011

I booked this hostel for a cheap stay in LA back in July. I saw the reviews for the nearby Banana Bungalow and decided I didnt want to stay there, this however looked smarter and better recieved.... Imagine my alarm when I got an email three days before my stay saying that "The Orbit had Moved around the corner" THE...

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The Orbit is a safe and secure two-story Hotel featuring 32 newly remodeled rooms. Private rooms have a comfortable queen size bed and TV, some having sunny balconies and high ceilings, or a beautiful view of the West Hollywood Hills and Melrose Avenue. Dorms have 6 per room, all with closet space, shelves, their own private baths and showers. They are clean and well-kept. All rooms have a cool, colorful, retro-futuristic design giving the place a swanky Hotel vibe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Orbit Hotel and Hostel

Address: 607 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036-1714 (Formerly Banana Bungalow Hollywood @ The Orbit Hotel and Hostel)
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Central L.A
Price Range: $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Orbit Hotel and Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Orbit Hotel Los Angeles
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“It's difficult to find as the buidling doesn't have a sign.”
 of 5 bubbles mrs_thomson, Sep 23, 2013 | Read review
“Suited for younger and more open and budget conscious travellers”
 of 5 bubbles ZAMPANOBath, Apr 9, 2012 | Read review
“Choose a private room, with patio doors failing to lock be prepared to not leave many valuables.”
 of 5 bubbles APK2011, Dec 2, 2011 | Read review
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