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Reviews of USA Hostels Hollywood

Hostel | 1624 Schrader Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA CA 90028

90.6% Overall Rating

519 out of 553 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (16/04/2014)

Jessica Westell thinks…

"Great security and locker storage, extremely happy and friendly staff at check-in. Awesome facilities, good lighting for girls putting on makeup, soap, towels and linen provided. Excellent stay. Best…"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

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 10 am. We welcome guests from everywhere outside of Los Angeles county. 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. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Guests under 16 permitted only in private rooms unless an entire dorm is rented. We discourage parents with young children from booking at this location as we are known for our late-night activities. Parents with children under 16 MUST contact the hostel prior to booking. Cancellations and/or changes must be made before 6:00 pm California time the day prior to arrival or the first night will be charged to the credit card. We do the best we can to keep you and your traveling companions together, but due to season and availability, there’s a small change of being put in separate rooms. Please note that if you book rooms for more than 10 people this will be consider as a group booking and if this is processed online it will be cancelled automatically and the deposit will not be refundable. Groups must contact the hostel directly before booking. PLEASE NOTE: Our hostel is known for its night time lounge activities and parties so this may not be the place for someone looking for a sedate atmosphere.

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90.6%

Overall Rating

519 out of 553 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'USA Hostels Hollywood'

Atmosphere
89.6%
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92.8%
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92.0%
Cleanliness
92.0%
Staff
86.4%
Value
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

10 June 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: -Great atmosphere- easyt to find other like-minded people -Lots of free social activities and events -Incredible location, walking distance to everything hollywood has to offer -Friendly staff at the front desk- nothing was too much trouble

Disliked: -A few unsavoury characters on the same street in parking lots closeby- however, I never felt threatened.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Mark Phelan

Alone

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

10 June 2013 Mark would recommend this property

Liked: Great location. Staff were friendly, helpful and welcoming (help you with luggage and see you to your room). Hostel was safe and secure (had to present room key when entering building). Large lockers in dorms which had power sources inside, so you can charge you mobile phone or laptop in locker without fear of theft! Private bathrooms. Large comfortable lounge (which is great for socialising with other travellers), with a bar that sells cheap drinks (only $3 for a beer!) The hostel also organises group activities every day and night for reasonable prices (trips to Six Flags Magic Mountain, Venice Beach, Hollywood walk tours, pub crawls etc.) There is free breakfast every morning, and dinner every night for only $6.

Disliked: Nothing really. This is a great hostel!

88.6%
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Jingrong Zhang

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

05 June 2013 Jingrong would recommend this property

Liked: Very helping staff. Secure place that people has to show key card for entering as well as reasonable tour provided.

Disliked: No table in the room that you can not find a place to put your cup or mug even.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

30 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Awesome hostel!!! This hostel has a great atmosphere. The patio area is a great space to socialise and meet people. Kitchen facilities are also good, though didn't utilise them much. Bar upstairs is great also, with added beer long table. Staff are fantastic too!

Disliked: The location of our room. It backed onto the carpark next door, where a lot of ppl hang out to smoke grass. Also there is a gay club next door which is pretty loud too. Other downfall is the homeless ppl walking into the patio area

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

TONG LI

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

29 May 2013 TONG would recommend this property

Liked: Staff are very helpful and friendly. It's very clean.

Disliked: It's too crowded. The room is good, but it's not so convenient to share room with 8 people.

94.3%
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David Lechner

Alone

Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

23 May 2013 David would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel offers everything that a hostel can offer, best hostel I've stayed in. Great athomosphere, met so many nice people there. Especially the patio outside is a great place.

Disliked: David left no negative feedback.

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Stuart Page

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

16 May 2013 Stuart would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff. Excellent free services such as some tours, breakfast, tea/coffee, fast Internet and lockers. Great atmosphere everywhere. Comfy beds. Power outlets in lockers

Disliked: Nothing really

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Facilities, helpful staff, great atmosphere

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

08 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great facilities - free breakfast, $5 pasta night, reading rooms etc. were great. Excellent location very close to Santa Monica Pier and convenient for catching public transport.

Disliked: The Hostel is so big that some atmosphere is lost. I didn't like that the showers only have one tap and that you can't control the temperature of your shower.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

05 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice hostel. Helpfull staff.

Disliked: A little bit dirty.

100.0%
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Nathan Foster

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

28 April 2013 Nathan would recommend this property

Liked: Amazing stay! Staff are wonderful... Especially helpful if you're drunk ;) Great breakfast, location is perfect. The thing I loved most is that nobody is allowed in without showing their key... No matter who you are! Very clean & activities were great. Go on the Beverly Hills trip with Adam! Perfect!

Disliked: Nothing at all

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Koketso Moeng

Alone

Business / conference
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

24 April 2013 Koketso would recommend this property

Liked: Located in convenient location.

Disliked: Koketso left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

24 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location just off hollywood blvd, offer great daily activities and dinners, friendly staff, immaculately clean, privacy screen on beds, free lockers with power outlets, free comedy night is awesome!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Taryn Johnston

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Events / festivals
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

23 April 2013 Taryn would recommend this property

Liked: The free breakfast, the shuttles to the beach, six flags, daily events, dinners.

Disliked: The noise that comes from the night club in the car park, the beds have annoying plastic on them so your sheets move everywhere

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

15 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location if you want to stay in Hollywood, though it's not the best neighbourhood. Free make-your-own pancakes in the morning - who can object. All you can eat dinners & good offerings of tours.

Disliked: Room was located at rear of building next to parking lot where there was a lot of noise going on at 4 am. Some of the staff were really friendly & helpful, but some others had clearly been there for way too long. Lockers are not big enough to put your suitcase in (everyone in the room had them under the beds). Next time I would stay in Santa Monica & not Hollywood.

94.3%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

15 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice staff

Disliked: -

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

14 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good location and atmosphere. Organised affordable activities.

Disliked: Lack of bathrooms / kitchen cleanliness / availability of cleaning products etc for cleaning of kitchen / tables and hand washing facility in kitchen were not there.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Relaxation/spa
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

02 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: - wlan / wifi free and everywhere - very clean - very friendly (hostel an service) - nice tour facilitys - you have socket outlet in your own locker - breakfast included (all you can eat pancakes) - (= everything was great =)

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

27 March 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff was super friendly and they had tours you could sign up and pay for. The events organized at the lounge were also fun.

Disliked: Corridor was noisy as was the room. Quiet hours were not observed. Was not told about additional shower rooms outside shared room.

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Tamara Rossegger

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

21 March 2013 Tamara would recommend this property

Liked: Extremely friendly and helpful staff , they really care about their guests, big and clean rooms, cool tours are offered, clean kitchen . All in all best Hostel I've ever been

Disliked: Tamara left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Dennis Jovanovic

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

18 March 2013 Dennis would recommend this property

Liked: location is right in hollywood which is good. all in all LA is hard to get around so mist locations wont be very central but this one is very good. Best thing is the powerpoints inside each locker and the power point with light in each bed. They even let you print your own stuff up Huge thumbs up!

Disliked: Dennis left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

08 March 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was really clean and the included breakfast had a lot of variety. I was also impressed with the activities they had on offer.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

27 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Loads of activities on offer and right in the Hollywood hood. Cheap beers on sale and spacious rooms with comfortable beds.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break

26 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very close to Hollywood Blvd, free breakfast, great daily events & activities.

Disliked: Location is good and close to public transport, but it's a very shady area. Hollywood is generally very dodgy area. Would not recommend walking around alone late at night. Hostel needs to have more toilets and bathrooms

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

11 February 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The rooms are perfectly designed for sleeping. stuff is quite friendly. There are services like shuttle to the beach and hiking tour for up hills etc.

Disliked: the floor is making too much noise while walking. makes it hard not to disturb each other once somebody wakes up... The location is in the heart of the Hollywood district but that makes it not very safe for late.