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Hesperia, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My honey and I had tickets to the Pantages Theater for March 18, not realizing that was the same weekend as the marathon & the pub crawl - finding a room was getting expensive (prices rise greatly in LA during events). Found this for $150, which for the vicinity to the theater (2 miles) wasn't too bad - although I...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived mid morning after a long flight - No restrooms are available for public use but they let us use a used room before we left our luggage before returning later in the afternoon as early check in was not possible. The staff member on duty was helpful and put us onto Lyft - which we continued to use...

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Loveland, CO and Mt. Vernon, IA
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first night we stayed, our room had the odor of backed up sewer. Thankfully the staff ultimately switched us into a new room, with an upgrade, but no refund for the bad night or a free meal in the hotel restaurant. For our purposes it was located in a centrally accessible location. No frills. Charged extra for parking (but...

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was not sure about this location when we arrived after dark. Many buildings in the area with bars on the windows but by day light we felt a little more secure. Parking ($15/night) is directly at the back door of the hotel with good lighting. The rooms are Very Basic! There is a sm refrig but note there is no...

Thank 686WarmSprings686
Santa Clarita, California, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriends and I stayed here for 2 nights during our annual girl get-away. The hotel was pleasant and clean and the staff was friendly and helpful. My only concerns were that the security was lacking, both in the lobby and up in our room. It seemed that anyone could just walk into the lobby and up the stairs. I...

Thank Wendy S
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live across the street and had passed this hotel many times, always curious about it. Last week, we had a very bad storm for L.A, and my power was out for 2 1/2 days. I decided to spend one of the nights at the Hollywood Historic Hotel and really enjoyed my stay. We were in Room 225, a corner,...

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I loved the location of this hotel, it was pretty close to everything, and an easy Uber ride to City Center. The staff was super nice, and the restaurant was very good. My only complaint would be the bathroom, which didn't have any shelves or anywhere to put your stuff. The view I had was of the Hollywood sign. If...

Thank KMosuch
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great time, staff really helpful and friendly. Didn't get to see much as I was there to visit boxing gym and train but would love to go back and see more and would stay here at this hotel again as it seems quite close to things. Good advice to download the uber app as taxis were terrible but...

1Thank sugarraym
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The hotel staff were very friendly and accomodating. As LA is very spread out, I thought this hotel was in a pretty good location right near to Paramount Studios!! We even had a distant view of the Hollywood sign. However there wasn't many places to eat nearby so eat out before you head home! The room itself was a good...

Thank Jessica R
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Staff were amazing, Beti and Michael are always so helpful and accommodating. Clean and well located hotel. The Edmond served amazing food!! If your on a budget but want a clean comfortable room with great service then this is the hotel for you.

1Thank mortie1963

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our rooms are private and fully equipped with private Bathrooms. In room Refrigerators, Plasma TV, Time Warner Premium Cable Channels, Coffee Makers with complimentary Coffee, Daily Housekeeping, 24 Hour Security,Private Free On Site Parking, 24 Hour Video Surveilance, 24 Hour Front desk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hollywood Historic Hotel

Address: 5162 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-4117
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles
Price Range: ₹ 7,516 - ₹ 13,072 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hollywood Historic Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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#33 Best Value Hotel in Los Angeles
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“near the elevator”
 of 5 bubbles BobandSusan, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 225 s spacious corner room w/plenty of windows. Has a refrigerator too -- nice addition if you want snacks, etc.”
 of 5 bubbles Traveler_girl2013, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“choose a room facing the carpark.”
 of 5 bubbles mortie1963, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We enjoyed the view on the side near Melrose Ave. Street noise was not an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles USAwalkers, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Hollywood sign view from our room; quiet stay despite room being right on Melrose.”
 of 5 bubbles jrjdouglas, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
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