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7025 Franklin Avenue Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90028-8603
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/23/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/23/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#7 of 395 hotels in Los Angeles
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Located just one block from Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Walk of Fame, and the Hollywood/Highland Center. We feature mostly very large One-Bedroom Suites. We also have smaller "Single" rooms, which are great for short stays and we have Two-Bedroom suites that sleep up to six people. All suites have a full kitchen, dining area, living room with pull-out sofa, and either one or two private bedrooms. We don't just talk about amazing guest service...we live it. Come and experience a truly unique and independent hotel. Enjoy the complimentary snacks available 24 hours a day, complimentary breakfast, and complimentary WiFi. Turndown service every night, and a newspaper delivered to your door each morning. Also enjoy access to the private club, The Magic Castle. There are age and dress code restrictions, so please ask us about it.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
Baggage storage
Concierge
Parking garage
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Vending machine
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Dining area
Housekeeping
Kitchenette
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
Bottled water
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Oven
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Radio
iPod docking station
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Charming
Green
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish

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67Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
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susan91005 wrote a review Nov 2020
Long Island, New York1 contribution1 helpful vote
We actually didn’t travel, as NY and California are both quarantined and we had to cancel our reservation, but we just love the Magic Castle Hotel. The location couldn’t be better... you can walk to several major Hollywood sites and the rooms are like mini apartments. The staff, especially Darren, the Manager / Owner are absolutely great and make you feel at home. They also got us into the Magic Castle... it was really fun. Very simply, a wonderful place.... we can’t wait to get back there!!
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Erica S wrote a review Sep 2020
Melbourne, Australia33 contributions26 helpful votes
I have stayed here 3 times (2015, 2016, 2018) and I have recently booked by next stay for Dec 2021, hoping that everything is back to normal and we can travel again. This is hands down the best hotel to stay in if you want to be close to the Chinese Theatre, Hollywood walk of Fame and Universal Studios (one stop on the train). Having a room that has a kitchen is great, so you can cook your own food. Free breakfast is great too, and so are all the snacks and soft drinks you could ever ask for. If I have any family or friends that are going to LA I always recommend staying here. I cant wait for our next stay. Stay Safe and hope to be there next year.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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kbader wrote a review Jun 2020
Melbourne, Australia3 contributions3 helpful votes
Our family of 4 stayed here in January 2018 and we absolutely loved our 5 night stay. Location is perfect, so close to Hollywood Blvd, Chinese Theatre and Hollywood Bowl. Size of rooms was a welcome change from our travels around California, with a large kitchen, lounge area and balcony with views of the pool. Our children aged 9&13 loved walking down each afternoon to receive free snacks and self serve drinks and ice cream. Substantial breakfast each morning by the pool, even in Winter, was so nice. Staff are friendly, accommodating and so helpful. The free laundry service was a blessing after 4 weeks of travel! We loved our stay and have recommended Magic Castle Hotel to all that have visited LA. We will definitely return on our next trip
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Darren R, Owner at Magic Castle Hotel
Responded Jun 25, 2020
Wow! Thank you so much for this amazing review. I love that your kids' favorite thing was walking down to get the free snacks and ice cream. I hope that's a memory that they'll have for a long time. Yes...our free laundry service is pretty nice!!! Why should you have to do your own laundry when you're on holiday??? Let us do it!! I hope you'll come back and see us again soon!!! Thank you.
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GiffontheGo wrote a review Jun 2020
Blenheim, New Zealand31 contributions2 helpful votes
Our family loved the Magic Castle Hotel. The location so close to Hollywood Boulevard, shops, restaurants and entertainment was perfect for our three night stay. The kids loved the free soft serve icecreams, and snacks and the buffet breakfast (with vegemite) eaten in a laid back spot by the pool with a complementary Magic performance was a welcome start to the day. All of the staff were lovely. Our room (1 bedroom suite) was spacious and easily accommodated our family of 5 with two boys sharing a double, one in the second double and Mum & Bad on the comfy pull out sofa in the living area. This is an older building so there is some noise transfer between rooms, and breakfast is in the courtyard so you may like to request an upper floor room if you are looking for a sleep in.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Response from Darren R, Owner at Magic Castle Hotel
Responded Jun 25, 2020
Thank you so much for this amazing review, and on behalf of the entire team we're so happy you enjoyed the hotel so much. I always love reading how much the kids enjoyed the free ice cream and snacks as that's exactly why we offer it them as a free service. We want the kids to just enjoy it, without the parents being concerned about the cost. Alonso, who performs magic during breakfast is always a guest favorite. Just for some clarity for anyone who might be reading this, Alfonso performs form 9am-10am on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Please come back and see us again soon!
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sunday052 wrote a review Jun 2020
ballarat8 contributions17 helpful votes
We thank you for making our stay so magical. Extended family of 12 including grandparnts had an amazing stay where we were all truely spoilt. The children loved the treats and the experience of the popsicle phone from the pool.Each child was individually acknowledged and felt very special. Parents were able to relax and enjoy their stay too. The rooms were very comfortable and the staff were the best. When we left our clean laundry was presented beatifully wrapped with a sprig of lavender. All complimentary. We would never stay anywhere else and look foreward to a return trip one day.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Darren R, Owner at Magic Castle Hotel
Responded Jun 25, 2020
Thank you so much for writing this! I love that there were 12 of you......I think I might even remember you actually. I'm so glad the children loved Popsicle Hotline!!! It's pretty fun! I'm also glad you allowed us to do your laundry...it's a pretty useful service, especially at the end of the holiday! We hope you'll all come back and see us again soon.
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PRICE RANGE
$210 - $383 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
magic castle los angeles, magic castle hotel, hotel magic castle
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaLos AngelesCentral L.A
NUMBER OF ROOMS
40
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Frequently Asked Questions about Magic Castle Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Magic Castle Hotel?
Nearby attractions include American Riviera Private Tours (0.3 miles), El Capitan Theatre (0.2 miles), and The Magic Castle (0.05 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Magic Castle Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Magic Castle Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Magic Castle Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Magic Castle Hotel?
Yes, a parking garage and paid public parking on-site are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Magic Castle Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Magic Castle, Tiago Coffee Bar & Kitchen, and Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Magic Castle Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Magic Castle Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Magic Castle Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Magic Castle Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Greystone Mansion and Park (3.4 miles), Hollyhock House (2.8 miles), and TCL Chinese Theatres (0.2 miles).
Is Magic Castle Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.