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Reviewed 3 September 2013

I LOVED it at Banana Bungalow West Hollywood. I was traveling alone but I met so many amazing other travelers and the staff was so great and friendly. There was so much free or cheap happenings and the atmosphere was great. I'm bit biased because this place become my WeHo home. The rooms were basic hostel rooms with bunk beads.... More 

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England
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Reviewed 15 August 2013

I stayed here with my partner for 6 days and was really happy that we had chosen to stay here. It is in a great location! Catch the 217 and be on the Walk of Fame in 20mins, walk 20mins to the Grove or get a bus to Santa Monica Beach. Was greeted and talked through what the hostel offers... More 

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Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

Yeahhh we weren't massive fans of LA, but this hostel more than made up for that. The room was great, it was cleaned every day and the bathroom was absolutely fine. The location in West Hollywood is a little out of the way but there's still things to do. I'd recommend The Grove mall a couple of blocks away and... More 

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Reviewed 8 August 2013 via mobile

We arrived and the taxi took us to the wrong banana bungalow! No problem the staff arranged a free ride to the other hostel. Room was spacious and had a little balcony outside of it. Only issue was the vip tour company they use who had changed around their Disney times even after emailing to check. A bit annoying and... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed 8 August 2013

We stayed there for three nights and we had a good time! The room was clean, nice common area and simple breakfast. On saturday night we had dinner and went to the club with the hostel and some guest. We had a good time! And it's realy easy to meet people! There is parking and the location is good.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 June 2013 via mobile

Booked to stay here for 5 nights in a 3 bed private room. I wasn't expecting the ritz but the room felt pretty dirty and itchy. We were on the ground floor and couldn't open any windows or look outside. It was like a green prison cell. The sheets on the bed looked really old and stained. I mean how... More 

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Reviewed 2 June 2013

We stayed in banana bungalows for 5 nights it was the best hostel! Admittedly could do with decorating! However the staff are so lovely and will do anything to help! The entertainment staff are also lovely and so much fun especially bao who will do anything for anyone a real sweetheart and a proper cool guy! The rooms were spacious... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 15 May 2013

Stayed here for about 5 nights from memory, originally we thought we had booked the other banana bungalow but were pleasantly surprised we booked this one! We stayed in the large dorm room (about 14 beds/7 bunks) and were so impressed! Each bunk bed had a separating wall for a little privacy and the room also had a massive common... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 April 2013

I have stayed here for about 2 weeks while I was looking for a room to rent as I was going to live in LA for some time. Honestly, I loved this hostel. I wasn't expecting the Plaza or something, so if you are - don't come here. This place was my home for 14 or so days, it was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 April 2013

i stayed at banana bungalow west hollywood for three nights, met some lovely people and had a great time free breakfast of toast, cereal and you can buy a yoghurt for a dollar if you wish free dinner most nights, either BBQ of hot dogs and one night it was burgers with loads of salad, chips onions dips etc various... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Banana Bungalow West Hollywood is one of the most popular hostels in the country. We are located in a central location right in the hottest spot of the "Melrose Strip." The Melrose area is a very special part of Los Angeles. It is located on the West side of Hollywood and borders Beverly Hills, you can walk to many of the great experiences that Hollywood has to offer plus you will be centrally located to access all the sights and sounds of LA. ... more   less 

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Address: 603 N Fairfax Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90036-1714
Region: United States > California > West Hollywood
Price Range: $78 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Banana Bungalow West Hollywood 1*
Number of rooms: 15
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