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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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Compared to all the other low-budget options out there, this hotel is a head above the rest. The historic building is charming, potentially eerie if you're into adventure, and has a very classy bar / restaurant by the front lobby. The rooms are clean, carpeted, and spacious. The bathrooms, however, could use an upgrade, and the towels should be replaced....

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ideal stay to get a true taste of Hollywood. The atmosphere was amazing - loved the pictures, the old-fashioned elevator, and the appearance of the room. Such a break from boring modern US hotel chains!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights during Christmas vacation and found the hotel very close to many areas around Hollywood. Got 3rd floor king size room there was lot of renovation going on and it was smelling paint all the time. Thankfully rooms were clean. The AC will only cool so need personal heaters. There is a new restaurant near...

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Davis, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This historic hotel has a small elevator (worked well, and at least they have one). The room was large enough for our needs, the bathroom has been updated, the water was hot, and the bed was comfortable. Staff were friendly and helpful. The lobby has several chairs and a few small tables nicely spaced. Many photos of movie actors from...

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Wells
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, to tell you the truth we picked this location for three reasons: the price, its proximity to the places we wanted to walk to during our trip (including Paramount Studios, The Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and the Hollywood Farmers' Market) and for its kitsch appeal. We fully expected the hotel to be a dive, and were pleasantly surprised to find...

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Norfolk, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed there for two nights on a vacation to CA. We were extremely disappointed by the hotel and the room. The lobby is basically non existent and the elevator is for sure historic. The room is where we were the most unhappy. it was not clean and not hotel like. One chair and the room was very very small....

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Orange County, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Single night stay for business. Staff up front is helpful and friendly, and with a sense of humor as I trudged into the lobby soaking wet from unexpected precipitation. Parking is extra, as expected for the area, but seems safe and plenty of spaces. You can feel the history as you walk around the lobby, from the old-school door on...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed December 9, 2016

We stayed in this hotel because of it's close proximity to the Philippine consulate. The hotel and room is clean considering how old it is. It does have an old smell to it but not to bad. The bathroom is ok for an overnight stay, parking fee of $10 is reasonable. The only thing is that we were cold in...

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Apple Valley, United States
Reviewed December 6, 2016

The hotel is very interesting and very attractive. The room had a comfortable bed and was very clean. Unfortunately the night we stayed, there was a water main break and we didn't have any water till the evening. Although not their fault nothing was offered for our inconvenience. My only other problem was with the woman at the front desk...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights in a recent trip to LA. It's well located, reasonably priced and had good service from staff. Comments noted from previous reviews in relation to the area being a bit sketchy but we used taxis to get too and from where we wanted to go so didn't experience any problems.

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Our rooms are private and fully equipped with private Bathrooms. In room Refrigerators, Plasma TV, Time Warner Premium Cable Channels, Coffee Makers with complimentary Coffee, Daily Housekeeping, 24 Hour Security,Private Free On Site Parking, 24 Hour Video Surveilance, 24 Hour Front desk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hollywood Historic Hotel

Address: 5162 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-4117
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles
Price Range: $94 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hollywood Historic Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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“We enjoyed the view on the side near Melrose Ave. Street noise was not an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles USAwalkers, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Hollywood sign view from our room; quiet stay despite room being right on Melrose.”
 of 5 bubbles jrjdouglas, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Request the Hollywood sign view!”
 of 5 bubbles dmcg379, Nov 16, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the "front" overlook the Hollywood Hills. Can be a bit noisy with traffic but it's not bad and worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles Roadtriplover64, Oct 11, 2016 | Read review
“Ask to see the room before committing yourself.”
 of 5 bubbles 787margarets, Oct 6, 2016 | Read review
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