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Banana Bungalow Hollywood

Hostel | 5920 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA 90028

90.2% Overall Rating

316 out of 372 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (29/07/2015)

Dominika Grafova thinks…

"The walk of fame is really close, also the station and some shops, its also really nice there. Rooms and the area ale clean and nice , there is also place for your car what is great ! :) And also…"

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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
  • Bicycle hire
  • ATM / cash machine
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Airport Pickup
  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

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.

Tax Policy (payable to property)

Sales Tax 14.00%

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?

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The BANANA BUNGALOW HOLLYWOOD is located in the heart of Hollywood and is a cool hostel with hip common space and clean, well designed rooms. It's an oasis of fun for backpackers with everything travelers truly want!! Read more

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About Banana Bungalow Hollywood

The BANANA BUNGALOW HOLLYWOOD is a very popular international destination with a great location. We are right on Hollywood Boulevard in the heart of Hollywood with a view of the Hollywood sign from our courtyard. You’ll be walking distance from all the action and close to the subway and bus stops to get around LA.

IT'S AN 'OASIS FOR BACK PACKERS' with all the amenities, activities and events that travelers truly want. This includes a friendly staff to help you, a fun international crowd to hang out with, cool rooms, lots of hip common space, a great vibe and atmosphere, and daily events and activities that supply lots of fun for free or very cheap. This is a “Cool Hollywood Motel” that has been remodeled into a “colorful retro designed” hostel, and right next door is LA’s best Thai restaurant with fantastic $5 lunches and delicious $10 dinners.

- Hot Hollywood Location
- Free Internet
- Free Wireless
- Free Parking Near Rooms
- Free Breakfast
- Free Coffee and Tea All Day
- Free Barbeques
- Private Bath in Every Room & Dorm
- Kitchens Available in Dorms
- Satellite TV with 100’s of channels in all Rooms & Dorms
- Free Lockers in Every Dorm
- Free Linens
- Free Luggage Storage
- Party Lounge with Billiards, Dancing and Guest DJ’s
- Tiki Garden with Sunbathing, Music & Refreshments
- Big Screen Movie Room with 5.1 Surround Sound
- Free Movie Nights with the Latest Releases
- Pub crawl
- Poker Night
- Billiards Tournaments
- Basketball Tournaments
- Runyon Canyon and Hollywood Sign Hiking Tours
- Los Angeles City Tour
- Beach Shuttle
- Comedy Night
- Theme Parties
- Discounted Tours and Shuttles including Disneyland,
Magic Mountain, LA City and Universal Studios
- Cheap Private Rooms
- LA’s Best Thai Restaurant Right Next Door
with $5 lunch and $10 Dinners
- No Curfew and No Lockout
- Discounted Weekly Rates
- Dorm rooms with 6-8 Beds
- Free TV Show Tickets
- Carpeted Cool Retro Design
- Special Hollywood Club Access
- Pay Phones
- Car Rental from $19.99/day+tax
- 24 hr. Coin Laundry with Free Soap
- Super Clean

People under the age of 16 are not permitted to stay in dorm rooms. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or chaperone. Couples must reserve two beds. To check in to a dorm you will be asked to provide proof of current international travel. Please do not reserve a dorm without proof of current international travel or you will not be accepted at check-in, sorry. Please reserve a private room if you have no proof of international travel.

There is an administrative fee of five dollars per transaction for any payment made at the hostel. There is a discount of five dollars per transaction for cash payments made at 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.


Accommodation Information

ROOMS: Dorms have 6-8 beds with a private bath and its own kitchen, that’s right, we are the only hostel in Los Angeles with kitchens available in our dorms. They also have a colorful décor plus satellite TV with hundreds of channels and they are all kept very clean with our high standards of housekeeping. Plus we have the best private rooms of any hostel in LA and at the cheapest prices ranging from small to deluxe with kitchens, great for couples.

COMMON AREAS: Our common space is fantastic with a huge warm and welcoming courtyard that has music, palm trees and a sidewalk cafe stylish area to see and be seen in, a billiards room with music, dancing, live music, comedy shows and karaoke, a movie theater with big screen and surround sound, and a tiki garden with sunbathing, music, refreshments and a barbeque.


We have many in house activities that are offered for free or very cheap. These include Movie Night which is played in our Big screen theater style room with 5.1 surround sound and a free barbeque every Saturday night with lots of food, DJ’s and cool people to meet. We also offer the following activities:

- Pub crawl
- Poker Night
- Billiards Tournaments
- Basketball Tournaments
- Runyon Canyon and Hollywood Sign Hiking Tours
- Comedy Night
- Theme Parties
- Ping Pong and Foosball
- Walking Tours for Hollywood Blvd or Melrose Shopping

Location Information


You can walk to:
1) 'Hollywood and Highland' which has become the 'Times Square' of LA with the walk of fame, live TV shows, the Chinese Theater, endless shops and food plus the Chinese and Kodak Theaters the home to the Academy Awards.
2) 'The Cahuenga Corridor' has over 24 bars and nightclubs offering a party for all moods and all types of hipsters.
3) 'Hollywood and Vine' has the Metro link which is LA’s Subway and is the famous spot where broadcasters started it all.
4) 'Sunset and Vine' has been redeveloped with millions of dollars having shops, theaters, restaurants and things to do for any budget. 5) 'Hollywood and Western' has a subway metro station and huge discount grocery store.
6) 'Theater Row' is very close with an array of small acting theaters, this is where many big stars get their start acting and performing.
7) The 'Sunset Strip' is probably the place you’ll see the most stars at night partying in some of the most famous nightclubs in the world.

TOURS & SHUTTLES: We have tours and shuttles around Los Angeles that include a fantastic tour of LA that takes you in an air conditioned van to many of the interesting and famous sights of Hollywood and beyond including Venice Beach and movie star homes.

Universal Studios
Six Flags Magic Mountain
L.A./Hollywood City Tour
Venice Beach
Knott’s Berry Farm
Stars Homes
Sea World
Getty Museum
Night Clubs
Tijuana shopping and party adventure
Las Vegas, Grand Canyon and more…