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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time to LA I stayed here. So far from everywhere we wanted to be. Rooms not the best and there was a random hole in our bathroom wall 🙄 on the plus side though the waffles for breakfast were really good and freshly made as you waited 👍🏻 for slightly more money you could get somewhere better

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in this hotel for 2 days, heard rumors about the hotel prior to our stay but it is actually not bad at all. Not a fancy hotel, but it is OK for a night or two. Room was spotlessly clean. Standard breakfast of waffles, cereals and coffee/tea was served every morning. Cons, homeless around the area. Felt not too...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My nephew, that is 17, reserved this hotel online in which when you reserve this hotel online you have to be at least 18 yrs old and it was obviously our mistake. So when we got to the hotel we had to wait about 40 min to check-in and right when we checked-in my nephew showed his source of identification...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I wish I could give 0 star. This hostel is terrible. I stayed in a private bedroom with shared bathroom for 2 nights. The room was tiny, yet still ok for me. The breakfast was literally not a breakfast. Don't expect too much when they mention free breakfast, you'll get only cheap orange juice and piece of bread. The biggest...

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8Thank Mary201702
Dubai
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Out of all the hotels I've stayed at around the world, this hotel may be the one with the longest review that I will ever make. It made a big impression on me. The good thing about Stay on Main is the location - it is in the middle of downtown LA with easy transportation access, restaurants are everywhere and...

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4Thank Shy24
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Budget hotel, I stay here for 3 night, i mention to front office about no cloth hanger in room after 3 night nobordy fixed me the problem. Breakfast room and service stsff are comfortable and helpful service.

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1Thank Bu S
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We had a good stay here, easy to catch the subway from... Plenty of rooftop bars to get to, great pizza down the road... Close enough to Dodger Stadium for the concert... Over all, good value for money as the room was tidy enough

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Alameda, California
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The people at the desk are very nice and pleasant. With a limited budget this was a good place to stay for a 2 or 3 day stay. NOT the best above the lobby. Don't get fooled by the lavish shiny lobby. The area is not the best but i did feel comfortable around. It was either an hotel by...

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3Thank Nadav17
Esbo, Finland
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This place is a dump. That's fine, since you're paying for a dump. What's not fine is the arrogance of the personnel. What's good? The electricity outlets work What's bad? The internet doesn't work. The cleaners do not clean. No toilet paper or sinks to wash your hands with the shared toilets. Cold coffee at the breakfast. The breakfast has...

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Eton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Budget price equals budget quality. Foyer was wonderful, room not luxury, but ok for the price. Room for was hot so window open meant a noisy night. The general location was ok. Staples Centre 20 mins walk away. Union Station a short cab ride as we were advised against walking the outskirts of Skid Row

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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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Stay on Main is the hippest boutique hotel and hostel in downtown Los Angeles. We are located in the heart of LA’s Historic Core, surrounded by many of the newest and hottest restaurants, bars and night- clubs in downtown Los Angeles, California. We are located one mile to LA LIVE, minutes by Metro to famous Hollywood, short walk to the fashion, toy, jewelry districts and flower mart. Also, minutes by bus to China Town, Little Tokyo and USC…or hop on the bus right outside the front door for a unique site seeing ride to Santa Monica beach.Our location, style accommodations and vibe offer our guest the best value in Los Angeles. Stay on Main offers a menu approach to accommodation selection. Depending upon budget and lifestyle, guests can choose from a wide array of room types and amenities at stay on main hotel, from private rooms with private baths to shared rooms with shared baths down the hall.Stay on Main is youthful, high-style, and high-tech. our rooms are simple stylish and inexpensive. We offer convenient accommodations for the hip and spend thrifty traveler.In-the-know 18-30 year old international travelers and domestic travelers looking for modern, upscale accommodations on a budget will appreciate our variety of room types and options. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stay on Main Hotel and Hostel

Address: 640 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014-2004 (Formerly Cecil Hotel)
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles > Downtown , Central L.A
Price Range: $56 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Stay on Main Hotel and Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 138
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“Ask for a newly refurbished room at the front desk when checking in.”
Shy24, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
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“rooms on the upper floors are the most recently renovated.”
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“Bed bugs make sure of short nights and time wasted...”
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“I don't think there are any good room”
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