Banana Bungalow West Hollywood Reviews
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Some of the staff were a bit rude, not all of them though. Rooms a decent size with comfy mattresses. Lots of activities put on by hostel. Location was a little bit out of the way of everything but a nice 2.6km walk up to Hollywood Boulevard. I recommend it!
We were recommended by a friend to stay here and we were extremely pleased with our experience. We upgraded to a private room and it was great - bed was comfy, fridge, tv, small balcony and a clean bathroom. There were parties on every night/something to do - we already had stuff planned and booked so we didn't join in but we wish we did! The staff were fantastic - helped us with anything we needed! Really pleased.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 18-24
- (1 review)
I had a great time staying at the Banana Bungalow. I liked the layout of the hostel, it was very spacious and conducive to partying :). The staff was friendly, the rooms were nice, the free breakfast was good. I would stay here again.
Definitely recommend, staff helpful, large facility's... Free computers and fast wifi..all in all everything you'd want and need from a hostel
The hostel itself was okay, location was pretty good.The rooms were small but they seemed to be in a good shape. Breakfast was average, the facilities seemed to be nice but you had to pay for the pool table, the computers hardly worked and there was no wifi in the rooms, laundry could only be done after 5pm. The stuff was helpful but they wanted you to spent money at there activities which were totally overpriced. all in all a okay stay, but a little overpriced.
Great hostel, was really happy that it had it's own undergroud carpark!
Viktoria is very helpful. She personally grabbed extra pillows etc for me. 95% of the guests are under 22, but I knew that before I signed up. Loved the 5 computers they have. The kitchen has refrigerators which is great. The room was warm, but they turned up the AC for me. The only thing I would change is a non street room because I'm not used to traffic noise. Outstanding for 27 dollars.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 41+
- (1 review)
Cleanliness is very poor, we had bed bugs in our beds and we were victims of them
love the 24 hour free coffee in the garden!
Third or fourth time staying here. Great hostel regarding location and money value. Go here to meet and hang out with a lot of different people from all over the world.
The showers here are bad. In comparison to all of the hostels I have stayed at, this hostel is less than average, the only thing I liked about this place was the people I met. Hollywood is a total dive though so it depends what you're after. One good thing I could say is the hang out area in the basement is a great idea.
Cellphone and Charger were stolen from my room half hour before I woke up. Don't take peoples good nature for granted. Even if it is your room.
No wifi in the rooms. Breakfast is good.
I was not overwelmed by Banana Bungalow. It is quite loud with all the traffic passing and gets very hot in the rooms, with 6 people. I would advise not taking any valuables as there are only a few very small lockers to secure them in. I would give it a 5/10, and I probably wouldn't book in there again. The price was reasonable, but you definitely get what you pay for. We checked out a day early.
The staff couldn't have been more helpful and friendly and the basement after hours is party town! Could do with more power points in the rooms though
Stayed here for 6 night, enjoyed the hostel, comfy clean and relaxed, but the atmosphere was fairly dull, not much going on during the week.
Really good hostel with a nice bar area and good facilities such as a table tennis table. Also regular nights combined with their sister hostel, with limo transportation between the hostels.