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PodShare Arts District

Book more than 8 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Great Location
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

This is PodShare's newest location! The space itself is an industrial loft in the Arts District. We have a community kitchen, lounge, co-working space, two toilets, two showers, and a sleeping area. This is a co-living community - an awesome opportunity to make new friends.

The closest Metro is Little Tokyo (about two blocks away), and anything you could want to see downtown is within a mile of the location (Staples Center, Disney Music Hall, LA Live). Hollywood, Dodger Stadium, Pasadena are all a short metro or bus ride away.The Arts District is one of LA's most popular neighborhoods - restaurants, galleries, two breweries, an arcade bar, local shops, and plenty of street art.

Each custom built pod has its own flat screen television with Roku (Netflix, Hulu, Pandora), reading light, and space under the pod for luggage storage. These custom built beds are designed so you never feel the person above or below you.

PodShare Arts District Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 7 days before arrival.

Check in flexible.
Check out flexible.

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Taxes not included - occupancy tax 14.00 % per person per stay.
Continental Breakfast included. We offer oatmeal, cereal, pancakes, bread for toast and PB&J. We also offer ramen, popcorn and unlimited coffee (milk and creamer and sugar provided) and tea. Our breakfast is accessible 24/7 for your convenience. Everything is self-served and stored in the community pantry for our guests.

Reception is open from 11am to 11pm, but we do allow 24 hour checkins if arranged in advance.
No curfew.
Non smoking.
All guests must be 18 years of age. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.7

  • Security 7.3

  • Location 7.7

  • Staff 7.3

  • Atmosphere 7.3

  • Cleanliness 7.0

  • Facilities 7.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    14 Feb 2020
    Great location in downtown LA that’s close to the Metro. Very easy to get around to most popular destinations. The staff was very nice. The place was very clean and the pod arrangements were very comfortable. They have community food and drinks available all day. My only issue was one visitor was on some kind of drugs making strange noises all night. It seems like whenever I stay in California hostels I run into one of these types of people. Other than that my stay was pleasant and I’ll be back.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    08 Apr 2021
    Excellent staff and friendly atmosphere, very safe and clean. Well organized with state of the art design. Showers were kind of weird but interesting. Very unusual hostel experience in a good way. It was a welcome refuge from an otherwise insane and frustrating city. Highly recommended for anyone who gets stuck in L.A. for a couple days like I did!
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    10 Feb 2020
    Very cool set up, lots of space offered in the bed and only hostel I've seen that includes a TV in the bed. Very friendly staff.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    29 Jun 2021
    Beautiful warehouse facility right in the heart of DTLA. Free street parking. Sweet staff, and really cool bunk beds + kitchen and bathroom facilities. The area itself is loud, and the windows are thin, so bring earplugs. A TV show was being filmed right outside our bed, so noise isn’t necessarily a bad thing. :-) The bed was clean, however, some people live there long term and leave their belongings out a bit. Also, the TV in the bed did not work. Overall, loved the hostel and would recommend!
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.0


    17 Jan 2020
    I only stayed one night in the Podshare Arts District and it was an overall super easy stay. My bed was comfortable, lovely staff and a fun place to stay. The only downside was that there wasn’t really a safe place to put all my bags for when I wanted to go out and my bed was directly next to another persons so I got no privacy.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 5.1


    06 Mar 2020
    Many people stay here long term (months) so they are chummy, but for tourists, it can be a little unsettling because it can be a bit messy. I wouldn't say dirty because hygienically, it is okay. However, one person who is a long term "resident" did mention that someone got the flu months ago and EVERYONE in the hostel was sick for 6 weeks. And one guest, complained about "bites" so he moved out. There was one stinky guest who passed gassed throughout the night.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 4.0


    02 Aug 2021
    I've traveled all over the world, and honestly this is one of the worst places I've ever stayed at! First of all the beds are not pods, they are just bunk beds with no privacy curtains yet strangly a television in every bunk. So they are lying to you right off the bat. Then there's the long termers (one whom I believe is an employee) who aren't vaccinated and not wearing masks, and worst of all spreading conspiracy theory BS about the vaccine.Then there are the bathrooms, small and dangerous!
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 2.9


    02 May 2020
    It's a no-privacy open floor plan. It wasn't for me. They have only two toilets and two showers. There is only one sink in the entire hostel - so you have to brush your teeth in front of everybody. It's very hard to sleep there; there's is a local light rail train that starts coming by at about 4am and makes a honking noise every 30 minutes. The other staff members were fantastic. But, as I say, this place wasn't a match for me.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 2.3


    01 Mar 2020
    Instalaciones paupérrimas
    Colombia, Male, 31-40
  • 2.0


    26 Aug 2021
    I booked it for 3 nights but I moved other place after staying only 1 night And they didn’t refund my money for 2 nights It’s was my worst choice I wanna my money back
    Pakistan, Male, 41+
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Utensils
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Games Room