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Freehand Los Angeles

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1735 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Created for a new generation of travelers, Freehand Los Angeles is truly one of a kind hotel located in Downtown L.A., with spacious suites, hotel rooms and premium shared rooms thoughtfully designed by Roman & Williams. The property also features a rooftop pool and bar, a full-service restaurant, a lobby bar, fitness center and retail shop.

Freehand Los Angeles is housed in the iconic Commercial Exchange building in L.A.s vibrant Downtown neighborhood. The property is walking distance to unique attractions, restaurants, bars and nightlife, offering both shared and private rooms designed by acclaimed design firm, Roman & Williams.

226 private and shared rooms designed by Roman & Williams
Guest Rooms feature large windows and city views
Walking Distance to Metro station, fashion and financial districts, LA Live, and the best bars and nightlife in Downtown LA
Rooftop Pool & Bar with 360 degree views of Downtown L.A
Full-service restaurant offering an eclectic menu reflecting the flavors of multicultural Los Angeles
Rooftop Pool Deck with city views, home to the Broken Shaker bar
24 hr Fitness Center
Free Wi-Fi

Reviews & Ratings

1735 Total Reviews
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Latest Reviews

May 27, 2024
I thought the location was convenient since it was close to union station and public transportation options. I was able walk many places and get to many attractions without a car. It's close to a whole foods, shopping, and many places to eat. Overall I enjoyed my stay!
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Female, 25-30
Very Good
May 24, 2024
it was very clean and the beds were super comfortable with plugs and lights by the bed. jad to ask for a second blanket though it was very this. the rooftop bar was 21+ after 7pm which was sad and the so called kitchen was a dark basement room with just a microwave and a toaster. no plates or silverware, plastic cups and an ice cube maschine were the only other things there. sadly not a very social hostel but for a nights stay very good and comfortable
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All Female Group, 18-24
May 19, 2024
The place surpassed my expectations. I stayed in a 4 bedroom share. It was clean and safe, comfy bed. The lobby facility with coffee shop and restaurant and roof top bar with pool made it feel like I was in a 5 star hotel. So impressive. I was given 2 free drink vouchers as it was my birthday week. Thank you Freehand!
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Male, 41+


  • Free

    • Linen Included
    • Free City Maps
    • Towels Included
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
  • General

    • Wheelchair Friendly
    • Security Lockers
    • Swimming Pool
    • Key Card Access
    • Common Room
    • Elevator
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Fitness Centre
    • Air Conditioning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Hot Showers
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Reading Light
    • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Luggage Storage
    • 24 Hour Reception
    • 24 Hour Security
    • Housekeeping
    • Express check-in / out
  • Food & Drink

    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Meals Available
    • Cafe
  • Entertainment

    • Nightclub
    • Wi-Fi



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5th, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

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