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Clermont, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night but wished it was for the entire week. The staff are very nice and helpful. The price is right and breakfast is included too. The grounds are beautiful and place is very cute. Its an older house that does need some upgrades of which they are doing. So I plan on staying nect year for...

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Tracie S, Public Relations Manager at Orange Drive Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience at our hostel. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us, and we look forward to seeing you again next year! Kind Regards, Orange Drive Hostel

Reviewed February 14, 2017

This hostel is totaly different from all the hostels I have ever stayed. It is located in an old big house, a 2 minutes walk away from the walk of fame. The rooms are Basic. We had a bathroom in our room which was medium size and very clean. Everyone was very nice here. Breakfast is ok. We had our...

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Thank you for sharing your experience at our hostel on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read that you had such a wonderful stay with us in Hollywood. We hope to see you again! Kind Regards, Orange Drive Hostel

Reviewed February 2, 2017

Location was excellent - only 2-3 mins away from Hollywood Blvd where all the FUN is! Breakfast is simple but yummy. Reception staff was great and we loved everyone there, especially Pedro :-). We used Uber a lot while in LA and had tickets to Ellen DeGeneres show - the uber from the hostel to Warner Bro studios was just...

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We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us in Hollywood! Thanks for choosing to stay with us. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Orange Drive Hostel

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

I stay at hostels for one of two reasons. Either to meet and party with other people if I'm in a foreign location or for cheap, good accommodations. This trip was representative of the latter reason. This hostel is in a great location right off the hustle and bustle of Hollywood Blvd. but is in a safe and very quiet...

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Thank you for sharing your experience at our hostel on TripAdvisor. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, and greatly appreciate your feedback. We hope that you will visit us again! Kind Regards, Orange Drive Hostel

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 21, 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights in November in a private double room with shared bathroom. The location of the hotel is excellent for exploring the walk of fame and getting the metro around LA. The rooms are basic but clean and comfortable. There is a limited breakfast but what is on offer is great. If you are looking for...

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Tracie S, Guest Relations Manager at Orange Drive Hostel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us on Tripadvisor. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your time with us, and that you would recommend our hostel. We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Orange Drive Hostel

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

This was a good place to stay for one night, although I will say to remember to BYO milk, etc for breakfast as it isn't supplied. Also, if you are wanting a hostel where you can easily meet people, the common areas are not necessarily conducive to this. The staff however were really helpful and the rooms were clean.

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Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our hostel on TripAdvisor. We love hearing from our guests, and we appreciate your feedback. Kind Regards, Orange Drive Hostel

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed November 8, 2016

Stayed here for 3 nights with daughter, have to say that the location is amazing, but I had some major problems with the place, the room was hot and only a little fan in the room, lack of sleep could also be down to the fact that room 7 is not very safe or secure, they knew I was staying...

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We are very disappointed that you did not enjoy your stay with us. We apologize that you did not feel secure in your room. We do take safety very seriously, and we will take actions to correct this situation with the window immediately. As for the heat, we are in the process of having air conditioning installed at the hostel,...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Expensive for a hostel, but good facilities and most importantly, close to Hollywood Boulevard and Hollywood and Highland metro. Pedro at the desk was very friendly and helpful. We had a private room with a toilet and shower. The room was small but clean and very comfortable. The building is a house with a lovely big lawn and outside area...

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We are very happy to read that you had such a wonderful stay at our hostel! Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We look forward to seeing you again! Kind Regards, Orange Drive Hostel

Krakow, Poland
Reviewed October 23, 2016

It's a very nice place with very nice staff. Clean, reasonable money for this location. Breakfast is rather ok (not very big choice but pancake or waffel is fine for backpackers:) There is one drawback - room was noisy:(

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Thank you for joining us recently at Orange Drive Hostel. We appreciate you taking a moment to share your experience, and please know that we truly value your feedback. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. Kind Regards Orange Drive Hostel

Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Loved the location, Central and quiet. Short walk to all the action and restaurants. Train network close by. Helpful, friendly staff. Clean rooms and great value for money. Would definitely stay again.

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Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful stay, and we look forward to seeing you again! Kind Regards, Orange Drive Hostel

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Staying in Hollywood

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Hollywood
Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day, tourists flock here from around the world to see the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close. Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night partying - the Hollywood club scene is a haven for thumping music and table-side bottle service. But parties aren’t the only way to enjoy this area, many visitors come to the neighborhood to sit back with a picnic to watch a performance at the Hollywood Bowl and those looking to stay fit trek along nature trails in the Hollywood hills and in Griffith Park.
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Amenities

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Orange Drive Hostel has the absolute best location in Hollywood! Orange Drive Hostel is centrally located in the heart of Hollywood. We are walking distance from some of the most famous sites in Los Angeles, such as the world famous Chinese Theater, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Dolby Theater- Home of the Oscars, the Hollywood Bowl, Sunset Blvd, Jimmy Kimmel Live Studio, Disney's El Capitan Theatre, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, views of the Hollywood sign, Runyon Canyon-a favorite hiking trail of celebrities, with fantastic views of the city and the Hollywood Sign. We are also just steps from public transportation, the best night life, shopping and restaurants in Hollywood. We are also located a short drive or bus/metro stop away from Universal Studios,Paramount Studios, Warner Brothers Studios, West Hollywood, and Beverly Hills! We are the perfect location for movie Premieres, star Dedications and major Hollywood events! We offer a variety of room types, including dorm rooms, private rooms, and group rooms. Amenities Include: Free daily breakfast of all-you-can-make waffles, pancakes, oatmeal, coffee, assorted teas and hot chocolate. Free WiFi, Free Lockers, Free day storage of luggage before check-in and after check-out, Parking available (limited parking, parking is first come, first served. Sorry, we cannot accommodate over-sized vehicles. ATM, Laundry facilities, Fully equipped guest kitchen Common room w/HD flat screen TV (no TV's in rooms), Discount Supershuttle, Primetime Shuttle service to/from airport, Universal Studios tickets for sale, Discounted pub crawl with LA Epic Club Crawl. Some History about Orange Drive Hostel: Orange Drive Hostel was originally a manor home built in 1910. It later became a boarding house for the stars of Hollywood's Golden Age, including Marilyn Monroe, Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Kim Novak, Douglas Fairbanks Jr, Johnny Weismuller 'Tarzan, and' and many more. Orange Drive Hostel is a historic home filled with Hollywood history, and staying with us offers a unique opportunity to experience the Golden Age of Hollywood. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Rooms are not guaranteed ready until 3:00 PM Additional key deposit is required and is refundable upon checkout. Please contact hostel if travelling with children or more than two guests/extra charges may apply. Methods of payment accepted: Visa, AMEX, MasterCard, travelers checks, and cash. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Orange Drive Hostel

Address: 1764 North Orange Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Hollywood
Price Range: $45 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Orange Drive Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Orange Drive Manor Hotel Los Angeles
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“If going to stay make sure you in a room away from the carpark at the back, its stressful staying in those rooms”
HelenC130, Nov 8, 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms are great alternative to more expensive hotel rooms.”
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“I had a very small room with a double bed but while walking around I noticed other double bed rooms which were much larger.”
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“En-suite rooms available”
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“choose the room that suits your needs. You can share a room with people or go private.”
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