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Hollywood Historic Hotel

5162 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038
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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for a week and found the hotel central to everything either by foot or on the easy to get around public transport. Grand old hotel currently being lovingly restored to its former glory. It will be fantastic when it's finished. Loved the old elevator and the beautiful old photos. Rooms can get hot and stuffy but a/c works... More 

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Surrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel dates from 1927 and still retains some old Hollywood charm: Very close to Paramont Studios but a good 30 mins walk to the nearest Metro system this hotel is a good starting point for those on more of a budget: Check in by Michael was friendly and fast; a $100 deposit is required at the time; while there is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel currently under restoration and so no restaurant or any other facilities. Water offered on room on arrival but nothing after that. Very basic hotel and although on Melrose Ave, don't be fooled. There is nothing around it. Good 45 minute walk to Hollywood Blvd

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

This hotel was an amazing hotel to stay in. The room was perfect and our room overlooked the Hollywood sign. I would defiantly stay again. The street the hotel is on has amazing shopping also, walking distance to a supermarket and 7/11. The staff were very helpful.

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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is severely outdated. Upon arrival we were immediately angered by the false advertisement and photo trickery on their website. However most places were fully booked because of the local pride parade over the weekend. We checked into our room and quickly were overwhelmed by the strong odor of marijuana. I alerted the front desk and he offered to... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Good Hotel On Melrose ave, Only 5 minutes walk from Paramount Studios, Which you can get a Walking tour arranged. Hotel Reception will advise you of all things Hollywood , and the best way to make the Most of your Time there. Michael on the Front Desk is a Very Well informed Guy , he can answer Questions and tell... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Overall this is not a bad hotel. Just don't go expecting much. You get a clean room, decent location and free internet. The hotel is vintage. Even the elevator is from the 30's. You can barely fit 2 people inside. I did notice an odor when I first entered the room. I think I got use to it after the... More 

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Mauldin, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Never stay here. It rained in my room although it was not raining outside. I stayed here a few years ago and vowed to never stay again. Outdated and dirty. Nothing historic about the place. Would need a tremendous amount of work to renovate. I cannot imagine this hotel receiving a positive review.

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Armidale, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I read some reviews before I stayed here and I was a little uncertain, but I had no need to be. I had a room on the street (a tiny bit of noise), so had a view of LA and the Hollywood sign which was a bit of a treat. The room was clean and perfect for a short stay.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I found this a great hotel, quiet, clean and reasonably priced for LA. Yes you pay for parking ,but $10 will not break the bank. It is a taxi ride to the Hollywood walk of fame. The elevator is a classic 2 person.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles
Price Range: $118 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hollywood Historic Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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