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Stay on Main Hotel and Hostel

1.8 km from Los Angeles centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
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640 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014-2004
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This was a very good place to stay.. it felt safe.. rooms were clear and tidy.. good price.. breakfast was very good Aswell.. wifi was good, broke up in some places.. good location in downtown.. bed was comfy.. I was In a room to myself with a little bathroom.. pcs downstairs and free to use and they offer to print...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We were seduced by the photos on TripAdvisor and the included breakfast, but unfortunately our stay was very disappointing. Be aware that this area is a bit dodgy... There are loads of homeless people around all day long. We didn't enjoy the city as much as we wanted because we didn't feel safe walking around after night fall. It looks...

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5Thank Anix_Ritex
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I don't mind Stay on Main. That isn't exactly a glowing recommendation. But don't stay here expecting a great area of town, modern comforts, or large bathrooms. The lobby is absolutely beautiful -- the nicest part of the hotel. We have stayed here twice in two years, and while the rooms are small, they have been clean and serviceable. Quite...

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1Thank ScoopLV
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The registration counter setting is nice with beautiful design. Come with continental breakfast. Even though the shower and toilet is outside, they provided a sink for washing. The service is good from the reception. Just the Internet is slow. Near the subway. Oh! You see homeless people nearby the hotel.

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2Thank joanadventure
Hong Kong
Reviewed 13 September 2016

From the moment we entered the hotel we saw a guard stationing there, we knew the hotel located in a pretty dangerous area. Drunk men around the hotel. Apart from locating at the city centre, its location is not at all an advantage. The staff was nice but worked very slowly. Waited for 30 mins just to check in (only...

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2Thank MCTung
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The entry and its marble hall look like it's the best hotel downtown. I would not say that. It is for sure a great location and a good hotel. The room, the alleys and the restrooms are clean. The breakfast is composed of pancake and feels good!

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Nelson New Zealand
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The bad reviews are accurate. The rooms are TERRIBLE. Dirty walls& beds doors that are disintegrating, these rooms have not been cleaned for a few long time. Dust and grime on the surfaces, blinds and skirting boards, stains through carpets AVOID!! Showers with handles missing to taps, toilet walls with blood stains this place HAS NOT been renovated since its...

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7Thank Kstar1990
Goa Velha, India
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for the first 3 nights of the trip our room was clean small with 2 single beds. Breakfast wasn't anything to talk about a bowl of cearle and waffles nothing else so don't look for the continent I would go back cheap and cheerful

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1Thank Wilson1619
Mariposa, California
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Stay on Main (fka the Cecil Hotel) is a great place if you want to travel cheaply and be centrally located to most all Tourist attractions in Los Angeles. I was solo and chose to book a room with it's own sink, bath, and shower. I was on the 6th floor, in an interior courtyard room. The room had a...

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5Thank michaelredearth
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My friend and I spent two nights in this place. Have been to LA many times, never stayed Downtown though. Its terrible. For the money that we paid, I knew it wouldn't be great but I didn't expect a basic hostel. The images on the site are no way a correct representation of the reality of the place. I wish...

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Downtown
Downtown Los Angeles is a busy metropolis of towering buildings, bustling streets, and industrial warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of cultures here with a growing influx of business professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of Downtown over recent years gentrification. New lofts, bars, hotels and restaurants are popping up regularly. Downtown is home to some of the very best restaurants in the city leading the LA foodie scene, plus it is the location of cultural and sports venues including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Staples Center, and the Coliseum at the University of Southern California.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay on Main is the hippest boutique hotel and hostel in downtown Los Angeles. We are located in the heart of LA’s Historic Core, surrounded by many of the newest and hottest restaurants, bars and night- clubs in downtown Los Angeles, California. We are located one mile to LA LIVE, minutes by Metro to famous Hollywood, short walk to the fashion, toy, jewelry districts and flower mart. Also, minutes by bus to China Town, Little Tokyo and USC…or hop on the bus right outside the front door for a unique site seeing ride to Santa Monica beach.Our location, style accommodations and vibe offer our guest the best value in Los Angeles. Stay on Main offers a menu approach to accommodation selection. Depending upon budget and lifestyle, guests can choose from a wide array of room types and amenities at stay on main hotel, from private rooms with private baths to shared rooms with shared baths down the hall.Stay on Main is youthful, high-style, and high-tech. our rooms are simple stylish and inexpensive. We offer convenient accommodations for the hip and spend thrifty traveler.In-the-know 18-30 year old international travelers and domestic travelers looking for modern, upscale accommodations on a budget will appreciate our variety of room types and options. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stay on Main Hotel and Hostel

Address: 640 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014-2004 (Formerly Cecil Hotel)
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles > Downtown , Central L.A
Price Range: $52 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Stay on Main Hotel and Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 138
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“Ask for a newly refurbished room at the front desk when checking in.”
 of 5 bubbles Shy24, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“American Horror Story buffs would love this place”
 of 5 bubbles Nadav17, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the upper floors are the most recently renovated.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelredearth, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bed bugs make sure of short nights and time wasted...”
 of 5 bubbles geraldineg817, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I don't think there are any good room”
 of 5 bubbles davidhT8050WK, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
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