10 Hostels & Guest Houses To Stay in Hollywood

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Hollywood, the posh neighborhood of Los Angeles, is an essential part of every trip to the West Coast of the United States. The entertainment capital of the world is home of the famous theme park of Universal Studios, the Dolby Theatre with its Academy Awards, the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the Chinese Theatre, numerous attractions and shows, great dining at the Little Armenia and the Thai Town. If you are into socializing with people from around the world, while enjoying a stay in a place with great atmosphere, try the coolest hostels and guest houses for an affordable stay we have found in Hollywood.

1.Banana Bungalow Hollywood Hostel

This hostel is a very popular destination for local and international travelers with an impressive view towards the Hollywood sign from the courtyard. It has an unbeatable location right on the Hollywood Boulevard, very friendly and helpful staff and comfortable private and dorm rooms. The important amenities provided include cozy dorm kitchen area, cable TV in the rooms, free wireless internet and free parking. The hostel offers free breakfast, plenty of hip common space, option for various activities and fun daily events.


  • Address: 5920 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 9002
  • Phone: (844) 469-2500 …Toll free in US
  • Price: from $ 22.82
  • Access: near Hollywood Strip on Hollywood Blvd.
  • Opening hours: 0-24h
  • Website: http://www.bananabungalows.com/hollywood-hostel-los-angeles/

2. USA Hostels Hollywood

Placed in the very heart of the entertainment district, this hostel is a great base for exploring the various landmarks of the area. It offers a sunny patio and plenty of interesting activities like barbeques, comedy nights, Open Mic evenings. Recently renovated, the hostel provides dorm beds with privacy pods and private rooms with TV and mini-fridges. The beds come with real mattresses, fresh sheets and warm duvets. There are backpack size lockers, free towels, and free wireless internet. The reasonable hostel rates include rich breakfast as well. Awarded the price “Most Popular Hostel in Los Angeles” for the 5th year in a row by Hostelworld, the place is served by pleasant and helpful staff members.


  • Address: 1624 Schrader Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028
  • Phone: 1-800-524-6783 (free from payphone) or 323-462-3777 (local)
  • Access: between Hollywood/ Vine and Hollywood/Highland metro stations
  • Opening hour: 0-24h
  • Website:http://www.usahostels.com/locations/hollywood/ 

3. Hollywood Highland Hotel & Hostel

Newly renovated, the Hollywood Highland Hotel & Hostel is ideal for individual travelers, small and large groups. Located right on the Hollywood Blvd., the hostel is set next to all famous attractions and tourist landmarks, the hottest bars and night clubs. The staff is helpful and the choice is among rooms with 4, 6 and 8 beds with en-suite bathrooms, equipped with new beds and air conditioners. The guests can make use of the patio, the TV room and the kitchen zone, the free Wi-Fi and the free breakfast. Various tours around the city are also available.


  • Name: 7038 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028
  • Address: 323-464-3122 (local)
  • Access: meters away from Hollywood/Highland metro station
  • Opening hour: 07-24h
  • Website: http://www.hostelworld.com/hosteldetails.php/Hollywood-and-Highland-Hostel-and-Hotel/Los-Angeles/16098

4. Orange Drive Hostel

Situated in the center of Tinseltown, this boutique hostel benefits from old Hollywood atmosphere and enjoys the best possible location in Hollywood within a 2 min walk from all major attractions, the best shopping and dining in the city. What distinguishes the Orange Drive Hostel from the others is the relaxed atmosphere, the spacious private rooms and the comfortable dorm, all with elegant interior. The guests of the hostel receive free and tasty breakfast, free lockers and free laundry detergent, free Wi-Fi. They can use the perfectly equipped kitchen and a common room with TV, as well as a patio BBQ. There is a video security system.


  • Address: 1764 North Orange Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90028
  • Phone: +1  323 850 0350
  • Price: from $ 40
  • Access: meters away from metro station Hollywood/Highland
  • Opening hour: 0-24h
  • Website: http://orangedrivehostel.com/

5. Walk Of Fame Hollywood Hostel

Right outside the Walk of Fame and the Dolby Theatre on Hollywood Blvd., this hostel is just a very short walk from many of the Hollywood landmarks. Travelers get accommodation in one private double bedroom with bathroom, several private double bedrooms with shared bathrooms; 8-bed, 6-bed and 4-bed mixed dorm; 6-bed male and 4-bed female dorm, 6-bed male and 4-bed female rooms. The hostel offers free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, free lockers and bag storage. There is a fully-equipped kitchen area, pool table, laundry machines, ATM machine and parking onsite.


  • Address: 6820 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
  • Phone: +1  323 463 2770
  • Price: from $ 45
  • Access: meters away from Hollywood/Highland metro station
  • Opening hours: 0-24 h
  • Website: http://walkoffamehostel.com/

6. Pod Share Hostel

The custom built PodShare Hollywood is a unique hostel where the pods are especially built into the wall and the guest never feels the person blow or above them. The pods are 10 and are spacious, equipped with a comfortable foam/spring bed, personal flat screen, adjustable LED night light and private locker. There is a stocked kitchen, free Wi-Fi and a computer station. The hostel is placed between Sunset Blvd. on the right and Hollywood Blvd. on the left. Within walking distance are to be found restaurants, coffee shops and bars, bank offices, clubs and theatres.


  • Address: 1617 Cosmo St, Los Angeles, CA 90028
  • Phone: +1 213-973-7741
  • Price: from $ 50
  • Access: meters away from Hollywood/Vine metro station
  • Opening hour: 10-23 h
  • Website: http://www.hostelworld.com/hosteldetails.php/PodShare/Los-Angeles/59664

7. Banana Bungalow West Hollywood

Safe and secure, the two-story Banana Bungalow West Hollywood Hostel is providing renovated private and dorm rooms with colorful and joyful design, comfortable living space and hip furniture. Ideal for budget travelers from around the world, the hostel has socially interactive atmosphere, attentive staff and great fun activities that are very cheap and some – free. The guests receive free breakfast, coffee and tea, free internet, and free parking. The hostel enjoys a very central location in the Melrose area of Hollywood and is bordering Beverly Hills.


  • Name: 603 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
  • Address: (844) 655-2002 …Toll Free in US
  • Price: from $ 25
  • Access: near Melrose Str. and Santa Monica Blvd.
  • Opening hour: 0-24 h
  • Website: http://www.bananabungalows.com/west-hollywood-hostel/

8. Timen’s House

Situated in North Hollywood, Timen’s House provides comfortable and clean accommodation with convenient access. The staff of the guest house is friendly and hospitable; the rooms are equipped with double bunk beds and free Satellite TV. In the hostel are available hot showers, free high speed Wi-Fi internet, soft drink machine, and a full service kitchen. The hostel comes with an entrance security code and 24/7 security system. Nearby are to be found many dining entertainment places.


  • Address: 5947 Tujunga av., North Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90028
  • Phone: (818)980-9930
  • Price: from $ 25
  • Access: near North Hollywood Metro Station
  • Opening hour: 0-24 h
  • Website: http://www.timenshouse.com/

9. Sanborn House

Fantastic accommodation place, Sanborn House is placed in a charming area with fast access to the main tourist attractions of Hollywood. Run by a nice family, the comfortable house has a guest suite and a guest room, both with queen-size beds and a private bath, free Wi-Fi and TV with cable. The two rooms share a common guest kitchen and a relaxing living room area with own private entrance. Two nights’ minimum stay is required. The guests can use the free gated parking. Smoking is allowed only on the porches.


  • Address: 1005 Sunborn Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029
  • Phone: (323) 666-3947
  • Price: from $ 88
  • Access: 15 minute walk to the local Metro station at Vermont / Santa Monica
  • Opening hour: 0-24 h
  • Website: http://sanbornhouse.com/

10. Hollywood Guest Suite

This marvelously appointed and luxuriously furnished guest house present the real California atmosphere. The guest suite is situated in the Glens, which is down the street from the Hollywood sign, enjoying fantastic views towards the city below. It offers Queen Murphy bed, and full-size sofa bed, wide-screen plasma with TV premium cable service, free wireless high-speed internet, special shower, massage bed, fully equipped kitchen and laundry area. Surrounded by greenery, the house has parking area, gas BBQ, landscaped garden. It is placed near numerous TV, film and recording studios, as well as the 101 freeway.


  • Address: 6117 Glen Alder St, Los Angeles, CA 90068
  • Access: in the heart of Beachwood Canyon
  • Opening hour: 10-22 h
  • Website: http://www.hollywoodguestsuite.com/

Whichever of these hostels and guests houses you choose for your stay, you will benefit from a comfortable bed and many amenities and you will meet many new friends. Enjoy your trip to Hollywood!

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Los Angeles County, State of California, U.S.A.