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Banana Bungalow Hollywood

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Áth Cliath
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not particularly impressed by this hostel. It has a American motel vibe with an inner, outdoor courtyard with the rooms a floor above overlooking the courtyard. There seemed to be food and music in the courtyard most evenings which was quite annoying when it went on late but is probably nice for those that are looking for that kind of...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location is just great, few steps and you are on the Walk of Fame, in the centre of entertainment. Breakfast is free but don't expect big variety of food. But it's enough. :) If you are hungry, few steps from the hostel is great place with typical American breakfast. everything for 10 bucks. Staff were friendly and helpful. I...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 5 nights. The hostel is in a good location on Hollywood Blvd about 20 mins walk to the Dolby Theatre, Chinese Theatre and other attractions on the Blvd. The check in staff were a little blaze and a little unprofessional but i guess that is what to expect at a hostel. The rooms were fine. We...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 2pm, exhausted after a very long overnight flight. We checked in and were told to wait in our dorm for half an hour until our beds were made. An hour and a half later they still hadn't been made. We tracked down a member of staff who just handed us some bedding and told us to make...

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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stay, a decent walk into the heart of Hollywood Boulevard but you get to see all of the shops etc on the outskirts. Staff are super friendly, my mum & I stayed in a premium room and the facilities were great. Heaps of activities to book through them, highly recommend this place.

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Curitiba, PR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had such an awesome time in BaBu. I'm from Brazil and when I arrived I was completely lost and with no friends to hang out. 5 min after I arrived in the room, 2 frenchies arrived too and we started to talk and because of these people my time in LA was the best, we still keep in touch....

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I loved this hostel! It's a renovated motel which they have made full use out of. There are activities happening each day and night so it's great if you're a solo traveller! The hostel is fairly close to the metro and just a 10 minute walk to the centre of Hollywood walk of fame. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Not even close to what is shown in the video. Breakfast is cool , rooms are okay but avoid if you don't wish to be woken up at 3 am by loud voices of drunk people banging your room door. A very negative atmosphere all around. Did not have a nice time staying here.

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

One of the cheapest hostels in L.A for backpackers but its really cool, everything its clean , they have a lot of free activities , and the people who work here really help you with everything you need, besides its located only a few blocks away from the walk of fame

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome backpackers. Not quite the vibe portrayed in the video but definitely worth the money. We were staying as a couple and just needed a place to rest but the party downstairs on the Wednesday night sounded great fun. Staff were helpful and having a free car park is a bonus! Very fun!!

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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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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Banana Bungalow Hollywood Hostel is a very popular international destination with a great location. We provide awesome rooms and dorms with many conveniences so you will definitely be comfortable. Our staff is cool and friendly, they will hook you up with Hollywood and LA. In the morning you can enjoy a free breakfast in our Tiki Garden, meet up with other travelers and plan your day. We offer many daytime activities or you can venture out and explore the city. Then in the evening we have nightly gatherings where you can meet and greet new people, plan your night and then head out into the coolest party city in California. We also offer many night time activities or you can hit the town with your new international friends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Banana Bungalow Hollywood

Address: 5920 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90028-5410
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles > Hollywood , Central L.A
Price Range: £30 - £90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Banana Bungalow Hollywood 1*
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Banana Bungalow Hollywood Hotel Los Angeles
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“Maybe try to get a room closer to the office. Internet was poor in my room”
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“Do NOT go at all!”
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“As far away from the courtyard as possible”
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