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Reviews of Banana Bungalow Hollywood

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

90.4% Overall Rating

315 out of 371 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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Facilities

  • 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

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90.4%

Overall Rating

315 out of 371 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Banana Bungalow Hollywood'

Atmosphere
93.6%
Location
91.2%
Facilities
92.8%
Cleanliness
86.4%
Staff
92.8%
Value
90.4%
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97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Dominika Grafova

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
City break
Partying / nightlife

29 July 2015 Dominika would recommend this property

Liked: 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 there is breakfast !! awesome :)

Disliked: ---

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

07 July 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Amazing hostel. The Saturday night organised party was loose - 15$ got you dinner and beers until 11pm with entry to a decent club. Well organised hostel with lockers, decent wifi and breakfast in the morning. good set up to with the rooms opening onto the central courtyard - helps with minging.

Disliked: Slightly dirty (but Hollywood is pretty dirty anyway). Other than that, top notch.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

04 July 2015

Liked: location is good. staff is friendly

Disliked: I just didn't feel comfortable at this hostel. It's all about partying and drinking till late in the night. The heater in the room was on and we couldn't turn it off so it was too hot in the room.

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

Nicholas Palacio

Alone

Business / conference
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

01 July 2015 Nicholas would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were amazing and location for price in unbeatable

Disliked: Not much bad things I could say. Honestly the rooms were a little hot but then again the windows stayed open all the time and I was barely there

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

28 June 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice staff, great location and got everything you can exspect

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Events / festivals
Sightseeing & culture

29 May 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: They had a lot of activities going on and it was easy to meet and socialise with other people who were staying at the hostel.

Disliked: Nothing really

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Beach / sunbathing
City break
Sightseeing & culture

21 May 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Like that they offered free parking on-site; this is rare. The dorm rooms are small (usually 6 beds per room), this is nice because it limits how many people can come in and out - you can be a little bit more comfortable about your personal security and that of your belongings. Free tea and coffee all-day, and varied breakfast (cereal, porridge, toast and fruit).

Disliked: Staff or management pay no attention to people staying long-term in the hostel. Many people were smoking drugs, so the smell of these were constantly wafting around. Also, there is no curfew, so people can be outside making noise until the wee hours of the morning - don't guarantee you'll get any sleep! Half the lockers in our room were useless - also not big enough to fit more than your wallet, money and passport in - too small to fit your bags.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Richard Petrie

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

05 May 2015 Richard would recommend this property

Liked: rooms were good, staff were friendly and there is a bar onsite which was offering free beer on the night we got there!! Lively hostel which was good for us and they also helped out with lots of little things like free parking and free washing powder!! I would recomend this hostel to anyone!! Thanks for much for a great first night in LA

Disliked: Nothing at all

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Peter Eccleston

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

04 May 2015 Peter would recommend this property

Liked: Good activities are organised.Staff were helpful.

Disliked: The courtyard arrangement with cars parked within can make it noisy at times.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

17 April 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The breakfast is good and the staff are super helpful.

Disliked: Be prepared to not have much sleep people like to party

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

27 February 2015

Liked: clean accessible..parking!

Disliked: did not figure deposit into final cost.

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

Customer review

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

22 February 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

18 January 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good atmosphere. The bedrooms have individual kitchen and bathroom. It's well-located in Hollywood (one hour and a half from the beach). The hostel offers free hamburguers and comedy show in the other hostel in West Hollywood on Mondays and free tacos and karaoke in this one on Tuesday. Good breakfast, friendly staff.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 October 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: One of the best atmospher hostels I've stayed at. The hostel has event on every day and every night for rediculous prices. Eg. Paid $20, which included something like 10 drinks, dinner, ride in a limo (that the hostel owns) and club entry. Room also had own bathroom, shower and fridge which was bonus.

Disliked: Not the newest amenities, and only small thing but anytime anyone moved in bed, the bed sqeaked that much sounded like a bad orchastra.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
City break
Sightseeing & culture
Work / volunteering

15 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great atmosphere, very fun and young with lots of activities on offer.

Disliked: I liked its location on Hollywood boulevard but other than that we had to travel to all other places we wanted to visit. However LA itself is spread out.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

08 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Value for money can't be better anywhere in Los Angeles. Especially because of the location

Disliked: Maybe that sometimes the parking lot is pretty full and there's another car blocking yours. Other then that i can't think of anything i didn't like

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Dolly Churchill

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
City break
Sightseeing & culture

04 September 2014 Dolly would recommend this property

Liked: Good atmosphere

Disliked: Very loud until midnight

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

Sebastian Andersson

Alone

City break

11 August 2014 Sebastian would recommend this property

Liked: The atmosphere and overall condition.

Disliked: Sebastian left no negative feedback.

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

Sanje James

Alone

Beach / sunbathing
City break
Sightseeing & culture

28 July 2014 Sanje would recommend this property

Liked: My dorm had its own private bathroom.

Disliked: Couldn'y do laundry until 5pm, b/c staff supposedly used it during day.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

12 July 2014

Liked: The people I met there...

Disliked: It's on Hollywood boulevard, but unless you know the road, you don't know how far down it is from everything!

34.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

23 June 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: free breakfast

Disliked: very noisy no wifi in my room. uncomfortable bed

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

Harriet Partington

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

25 May 2014

Liked: On Hollywood boulevard, free food and lots of activity options

Disliked: Price of tours is a rip off. Go independently to places like universal and Disney and save heaps of money. There is loud music. Every. Single. Night.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

24 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Best hostel I've ever stayed in!! Location is great, workers are incredibly helpful, friendly and informative about the area And the planned social events are amazingły fun! Already planning my trip back!!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Beach / sunbathing
City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

18 March 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The people i met and the night views/hollywood sign views.

Disliked: The staff could be quite rude

The property's response is...

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

05 February 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: N/A

The property's response is...