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Banana Bungalow West Hollywood

Hostel | 603 North Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, California, USA CA 90046

87.8% Overall Rating

180 out of 212 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (29/09/2015)

Nicole Heesh thinks…

"Funky decor in reasonably good location. Provided breakfast was pretty good and wifi worked well. Few tours on offer, they do a really good deal on the Universal Studio plus front of line ticket."

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • Gym
  • ATM / cash machine
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Must have valid passport and travel intineary upon arrival and all dorms are co-ed.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Los Angeles?

Contact us directly

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Banana Bungalow West Hollywood is one of the most popular hostels in the country. We are located right in the hottest part of the Melrose Strip on the West side of Hollywood Bordering Beverly Hills. Read more

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About Banana Bungalow West Hollywood

BANANA BUNGALOW WEST HOLLYWOOD is one of the most popular hostels in the country. We are located right in the hottest spot on the 'Melrose Strip'. The Melrose area is a very special part of Los Angeles. It is located on the West side of Hollywood and borders Beverly Hills, you can walk to many of the great experiences that Hollywood has to offer plus you will be centrally located to access all the sights and sounds of LA.

• Free BBQ's and parties

• Cafe and dining area

• Discounted tours and shuttles

• Free underground parking

• No curfew and no lockout

• Discounted weekly rates for dorms

• Dorm rooms with 6 beds

• Free TV show tickets

• Big screen satellite TV

• Free linens

• Lockers in every room

• Private baths in every room

•Free videos and movie room

• Air conditioned

• Free luggage storage

• Cable TV in private rooms

• Carpeted cool retro design

• Special Hollywood club access

• 24 hr. fast DSL internet access

• Car rental from $19.99/day + tax

• Safe and secure neighborhood

• 24 hr. laundry with free soap

• Super clean

Taxes are not included in listed prices. A 14% city and hotel tax are added at check in. Check in starts at 2 pm. Check out is 11 am. At check in, international guests must present a valid passport. US residents must present valid government issued identification (ie: drivers license, state id card, passport). Guests may also be asked to present proof of onward travel. Please do not reserve a dorm without proof of current travel or you will not be accepted at check-in, sorry. Please reserve a private room if you have no proof of travel. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Guests under 16 permitted only in private rooms unless an entire dorm is rented. Couples must reserve two beds. There is an administrative fee of four percent per transaction for any payment made to the hostel. There is a discount of four percent per transaction for any cash payment made to the hostel. We try to put people traveling together in the same dorm room, however, due to availability, there is a slight chance parties booking dorms will be in separate rooms. Thank you for staying with us !

Location Information

To the north is Magic Mountain and Universal Studios (10 minutes away), to the south is Disneyland and the Queen Mary, heading West offers Beaches and the Venice Boardwalk, and due east is downtown Los Angeles and Chinatown. Melrose itself is a fantastic place to shop, eat, beautiful people watch and check out the latest worldwide trends in clothing, music, fashion and food, easily, safely and all on a traveler’s budget.

From the Banana Bungalow West Hollywood you can walk to the World famous Melrose Avenue Shopping, food and beautiful people watching, the real Sunset Strip nightlife and clubs, the Beverly Center, CBS Television Studios for free live TV. shows and tour, The Farmer's Market with it's amazing Hollywood history and great food plus the newly remodeled Grove with theatres shops and restaurants, the World class original comedy at the Improv & Groundlings comedy clubs, elaborate exhibits at the La Brea Tar Pits and Los County Museum of Art, glamorous Beverly Hills with its movie star homes and Rodeo Drive Shopping.