Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

- Free Cancellation w/ 72 hour advance notice
- No Show will not be refunded under any circumstance

Additional Terms and Conditions

This is a youth hostel ***18-50 years of age*** for travelers with recently stamped passport and/or travel itinerary. Please reserve a private room if you have no proof of ongoing travel.

Guests must reserve a minimum of 3 nights and may stay up to a maximum of 28 nights. We will try our very best to place those arriving together in large groups but no guarantee.

Check-in: 3:00 p.m. & Check-out: 9:00 a.m.

Please inform Hostel if checking in after 10pm as our office closes promptly at 11pm. Late check-ins are possible however, a $20 late check-in fee will be imposed after 11pm. Failure to notify the office will result in having no bed for the night.

Non-Refundable Cancellation Policy: All changes, cancellations, and requests to the reservation must be made 24 hours prior to the check-in date/time (3pm local time daily).

Any cancellation within 24 hours of check-in time will not be accepted.

A one-time cleaning fee of $20 per guest per stay and occupancy tax of 14.5% per booking is applicable.

Payment is due upon arrival by cash, credit card, debit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover. All guests must show matching valid I.D. to their debit/credit card used during payment at time of arrival.

This property may pre-authorize your card before arrival

The Anderson Estates reserves the right to refuse any guest before or during their stay

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

Group Bookings are always welcome but not always approved. Please allow at least a 7-14 day notice to make special accommodations.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

  • Great Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

Welcome to The Anderson Estates!

Our beautiful properties were once home to the first nationally recognized humanitarian actor Eddie “Rochester” Anderson who was the first African-American to earn a star on the prestigious Hollywood Walk of Fame, Recently, Eddie Anderson Jr. has developed his father’s vision into the community we now share at The Anderson Estates!


"The Guest House" (adjacent to the Rochester Mansion) is where a variety of international and local guests stay! From 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM guests enjoy free continental breakfast partaking in the living room. Blueberry waffles, breakfast burritos, cereal, fruits, coffee and juice are served by our stuff. Boasting a total of five rooms, the Guest House is open to accommodating private, shared and girls-only rooms.

"The Cottage" faces the Mansion from across the street and although our quiet hours throughout the Estate run from 11:00 PM to 10 AM, the Cottage remains quiet all day. Perfect for those who want the hostel perks without the hostel environment.

For long-term guests**, we have the "Ruthelen Homes" - providing an apartment-like atmosphere. International and LA Locals enjoy sharing the space with other respectable, work orientated people during their stay. Please note, those wishing to stay "long-term" are subject to an interview with the property manager.


Check-in: 3:00 PM -11:00 PM (pst)
- Please update us on your arrival time
- Late arrivals are applicable to a $15 late fee
- A one-time cleaning fee of $15 per guest will be added
- A matching valid ID is mandatory
- Payment is due upon arrival by cash, credit or debit card

Check-out: 10 AM
- Arrive at the office to officiate the check-out process
- To extend your stay let us know in advance

- Unlimited, free Wi-Fi
- Free continental breakfast
- Free 24-hours street parking options
Guest Parking Pass must be displayed in the car at all times
Be mindful of street signs
- Free towels and linen provided
- Free washer & dryer (incl. supplies)
- Free Cable TV (Lounge Areas)
- Free luggage storage on arrival & departure days

*****THE FINE PRINT *****

Non-Refundable Cancellation Policy:
- All changes, cancellations, and requests to the reservation must be made 24 hours prior to the check-in date/time
- Dorms are for reserved for travellers


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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.3

  • Security 7.8

  • Location 7.8

  • Staff 8.8

  • Atmosphere 8.2

  • Cleanliness 6.8

  • Facilities 7.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    01 Dec 2018
    Good place to stay, staff very friendly and helpful. :)
    Brazil, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9


    19 Oct 2018
    It’s a great location, the metro train is really close so easy access to many great attractions and the staff is really helpful, the atmosphere is great can’t complain I enjoyed my time here in Los Angeles.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    26 Dec 2018
    I really enjoyed my stay in LA and the hospitality of Anderson Estate. Meeting the staff down to the guests was very nice and the son of the original owner was very kind and friendly. I didn’t know that the house was the original home of Eddie Anderson Rochester who is he Street is named after. He was one of America’s 1st successful black Hollywood Star. His son looks just like his dad! I will definitely stay there again. Thankyou
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    23 Dec 2018
    The Staff was super nice. I realy appriciate what they did for us. Food is super good for a Hostel.
    Germany, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Fitness Centre
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Swimming Pool
  • Business Centre
  • Express check-in / out
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Wi-Fi