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Banana Bungalow Hollywood

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Zurich, Switzerland
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I stayed 2 nights in the Banana Bungalow. It has a great location right on Hollywood Boulevard - about 30min walking distance to the Doldy Theatre. The hostel is nice and clean. Also, it has free parking (limited spots) which was why I chose it in the first place. If you don't feel like exploring L.A. you can just chill...

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Bronx, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading several reviews I felt the need to say...don't lose sight of the fact that this is a Hostel. If you're looking for the Ritz-Carlton experience on a Motel 6 budget, you can forget about it. That being said, I had a really decent stay at the Banana Bungalow Hollywood. We stood here in a private room (with on-suite...

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would probably still recommend this hostel to others based on the price we paid for the location - it's in a really convenient place to visit everything in Hollywood! BUT based on our experience I really can't give it more than two. On our first night one of the guys in the room just got into bed with one...

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

For what you pay for (in terms of LA prices), it's pretty good. Good base for Hollywood and comfortable enough. Only problem was music that started outside window for breakfast from 7am? But still cheaper than anywhere else you'll find in LA

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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Travelled with a group of girls and we wanted accommodation which was right near the center of the strip - Banana Bungalow is the place to be! Located on Hollywood Boulevard, this hostel was the ideal stay for us. We went in April 2013 and the hotel assistant in the office, Jimmy, was soooo welcoming and friendly, he was the...

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Áth Cliath
Reviewed 22 February 2017

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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Thank yewha
Reviewed 22 February 2017

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 20 February 2017

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 11 February 2017 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 8 February 2017 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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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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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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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: $68 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Banana Bungalow Hollywood 1*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Maybe try to get a room closer to the office. Internet was poor in my room”
yewha, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Splendid location!”
bellaagata, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Which ever has a kitchen and en- suite”
jonhN2013TM, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Do NOT go at all!”
jeanrepal, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“As far away from the courtyard as possible”
Anon00001, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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