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Freehand Los Angeles

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Freehand Los Angeles is the 3rd property in the expanding Freehand hotel collection from Sydell Group, featuring both shared and private rooms innovatively designed by Roman & Williams. The hotel is housed in the historic Commercial Exchange Building in Downtown LA, and features upgraded amenities, enhanced bedding, room service, convenient valet and attentive bellman ready to give you a hand.
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Property amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Electric vehicle charging station
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
227Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
42Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Downtown
Downtown Los Angeles is a busy metropolis of towering buildings, bustling streets, and industrial warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of cultures here with a growing influx of business professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of Downtown over recent years gentrification. New lofts, bars, hotels and restaurants are popping up regularly. Downtown is home to some of the very best restaurants in the city leading the LA foodie scene, plus it is the location of cultural and sports venues including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Staples Center, and the Coliseum at the University of Southern California.
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quite difficult to challenger this hostel. They pool is amazing, location super central and the whole vibe - design, guests, staff - was incredible. We met amazing people and the rooms were super cozy! Will definitely return!
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We had a business trip to LA and will not forget this place. It was absolutely fantastic. The place is just cool and the pool on the roof was rocking on Saturday afternoon. The staff were great and the food in the restaurant was excellent. I wan to go back ...now.
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Nice hotel , nothing fancy ... more of an Inn type of vibe. Reception staff extremely helpful and friendly , 5 minute walk to the Metro. Has a Shake Shack , Food Market and an amazing bakery downstairs. A little bit noisy at night but would recommend for a short stay.
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This is a review about the Exchange and overall experience. Every time I come here I have a great experience. The food is outstanding and the service is the best you’re going to find in LA. I cannot say enough about the staff and service levels. Excellent job to whomever is
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Love this hotel. Beautiful comfortable entry, very friendly and helpful staff. Great Israeli style restaurant inside, although a little pricey. Friendly comfortable bar in lobby. A true hipster haven.
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Hello , do the mix rooms have lockers ? Or a place to leave my baggage ?
Hi Rodrigo, thank you for reaching out. Yes each dorm room has an individual locker for each individual bed. You can bring your own lock or buy one at the front desk. The Locker size is large enough for a medium suitcase or large carry on bag. We can also hold bags free of charge for you the day of check in, during your stay or check out. See you soon! PS 16ellisk is not affiliated with the hotel and you should not call them.
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Hi Matt, our beds are 6 foot. All do have their own power outlet and you can always make a request (we can't guarantee it unfortunately) but will do our best! Cheers, FHLA
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Is this a hotel or hostel???
Hi Lizse, it is certainly both. We have private rooms available as well as our shared options too. All guests have access to all our amenities though including our rooftop pool and bar, lobby restaurant, lobby bar, cafe, shared lounge and kitchen and 24 hour gym as well as free wifi. As the others have alluded to it is very comfortable whichever option you choose and a great place to check out even if you don't book with us in LA! Hopefully we catch you soon, cheers, FHLA
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Is this a hotel or hostel???
Hi Lizse, it is certainly both. We have private rooms available as well as our shared options too. All guests have access to all our amenities though including our rooftop pool and bar, lobby restaurant, lobby bar, cafe, shared lounge and kitchen and 24 hour gym as well as free wifi. As the others have alluded to it is very comfortable whichever option you choose and a great place to check out even if you don't book with us in LA! Hopefully we catch you soon, cheers, FHLA
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Yes, it was stocked with stuff, a menu with prices was on the desk
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"Our 5th floor king room with city views was excellent. A bit of street noise at times - but this is downtown LA so it should be expected."
"Shared bunk rooms are great, if away from elevators"
"Choose this place if you want to relive your hostel days for 10x the price."
"10/10 we loved the hotel"
"stayed in two different types of rooms- both great. The corner rooms are amazing!"
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PRICE RANGE
US$103 - US$378 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaLos AngelesCentral L.ADowntown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
226
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