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Orange Drive Hostel Reviews

1764 North Orange Drive, Hollywood, Los Angeles, USA

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90%

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1217 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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91%

Location is GREAT, just a 3 minute walk from union station. Staff is really friendly and helpful, and it is very clean. WiFi works well most of the time and even though the hostel is right around the corner of lively Hollywood Boulevard, it is very quiet and safe. It's like being in another world. The kitchen is very small, but we didn't use it for cooking, just for breakfast, it was ok for that. The house is a bit old, furniture outdated but who cares. It's a fine place to stay, we enjoyed it

  • 22nd Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Great location, great service, great price!


91%

Excellent Location!


97%

Location right next to Hollywood Blvd. but the street is quiet. Nice building.


83%

Location is in the very heart of Hollywood. Location was perfect. I stayed individual room so I can not comment on the dorm rooms. There was no hanger in my room to hang your clothes.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hello, Thank you for reviewing our hostel. We appreciate your feedback and will add more hangers to our rooms. Kind Regards, Orange Drive Hostel

91%

Would have loved to have some milk at breakfast, otherwise a fantastic place, I will definitely stay again!


86%

Customer service was great. Very helpful with all enquiries. Location wise it is probebly the best spot you could ask for. More onsite showers would have been great

  • 7th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


91%

The staff was super friendly and came outside to help find parking :)


91%

Before I arrived in Los Angeles I wasn't sure what to expect when staying at a hostel, but I didn't have to worry, it was a fantastic experience. It was in a great location just of the Hollywood Blvd, the staff were excellent and very helpful, and I met some really lovely people who I was sharing the room with. This had been my first visit to Los Angeles and California, and the whole experience was something that will stay with me forever. Thank you Orange Drive Hostel p.s WiFi a bit slow.

  • 5th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


89%

For a larger hostel in a super-touristy area, this hostel had a nice, relaxed vibe. The cute house makes it feel homey. Bunks were wooden and not noisy. Facilities were clean and modernized. I'm really not a fan of Hollywood Boulevard and all its tackiness (I was staying here because I went to a concert at the Hollywood Bowl), but this hostel provides a good base to explore cooler areas nearby -- Los Feliz, East Hollywood, the hills, Silver Lake, West Hollywood, etc.


89%

Wicked place with great staff and coll rooms, really clean. That part of town is full of crazy people but this joint is awesome. WIFI was a little sketchy but that's my only gripe.

  • 3rd Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

I have been in many hostels all around the world and I have got to say that I liked this one very much. Pretty clean, nice atmosphere and the thing about the pancakes it's true! It is so nice to make your home pancakes in the morning and also the dough was sooo good! The only negative thing was the wifi, it didn't work in the rooms and I often had to stay in the kitchen or the stairs (but that was not good either and many people were passing while I was skyping!). Also, very good location!


100%

Clean and secure hostel set in a property with history and character. Great location and helpful staff as well as good value for money. Recommend staying here and we will be booking again if we are back in LA


89%

great location, so close to metro, buses and hollywood. good info on what public transport needed to visit different attractions, fun breakfast (make your own waffles) nice kitchen, helpful staff. matresses and pillows a little firm, and the tiny en-suite had a wobbley toilet that needs repair--but hey, we had an en-suite!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hello, Thank you for for reviewing our hostel. We really appreciate all your comments and suggestions so that we can continue to provide the best stay possible for all of our guests. Kind Regards, Orange Drive Hostel

77%

Perfect location. Comfort bed. Clean room. But my room was at the basement near a stair, it's quite noisy when people going up and down.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hello, We appreciate all your comments and suggestions. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and helping us improve our hostel. Kind Regards, Orange Drive Hostel

80%

The location was very good, just 2 minutes to the walk of fame and the Dolby Theater. The poor thing was the kitchen and the breakfast. There were only 2 cooking places, 2 waffle irons and just one sink, which is definitely not enough for a hostel in this size.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hello, The hostel's kitchen is small and we apologize for the inconvenience. The hostel is a historic manor home, built over 100 years ago, so the kitchen area isn't very large. We hope that you enjoyed your stay and we appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Kind Regards, Orange Drive Hostel

100%

Excellent hostel, very clean, great location with helpful friendly Staff.

  • 15th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)


97%

Cool hostel. The building itself was awesome seemed like a historical building.


94%

Love the place, classic American house, well kept, 2 mins walk to Hollywood boulevard, free breakfast


89%

Great place, great location. :)


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