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Miami, FL
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108 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Booked this thru Orbitz for a fantastic price. The hotel itself is an old apartment building that was made into a hotel. It definitely has that 1920s feel to it (yes old lol). The best part about this hotel was the elevator (I am not being sarcastic) its an old straight out of twilight elevator I have NEVER seen anything... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Hollywood Historic Hotel in LA is a great place to stay. It takes you back in time to the glamorous days of Hollywood with pictures of the classic stars on the walls. Location was safe; staff-- especially Beti, very helpful and courteous; price was right; and room very clean. We stayed on an upper floor on the street side and... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2014

If you are looking for something unusual, this is it. We enjoyed staying for the ambiance. No phones in the rooms, no refrigerator, not even ice machines. If we were looking for those things we would have booked somewhere else. The rooms were smaller but larger enough. Super clean, gated parking lot. You are close enough to drive to tourist... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

i read all the reviews and put it down to other guests expecting to much but the reviews are correct. grand old entrance and foyer that looks good staff at reception great very helpful but they couldnt compensate for the rooms. small room small fridge no mircowave no phone bed was terrible didnt get a good nights sleep. i like... More 

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Dayton, OH
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Hollywood Historic Hotel. Rooms are very basic but clean, bathroom small but functional, desk clerk helpful, parking free (a rarity in LA). Our room had one of the strange closets with a 10' high rod with hangers permanently attached to the rod. There was a lower rod we could use, so it wasn't really... More 

Thank FIGWITfan
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24 reviews
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

If you enjoy European hotels that have no modern amenities than this is your place. No phone in room, musty odor, no ice machine, no baggage carts, tiny 1930 model elevator, no central air, 6'×5' bathroom, stiff mattress and poor location. The $120 rate was the only good thing.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Reviewed 25 May 2014

We stayed at the Hollywood Historic Hotel in April, 2014 and it is a very clean hotel, but very old. It was established in 1927 and not many amenities. Our room had a king sized bed that was very comfortable, a desk with a chair to put our laptop on. No other chairs or places to set down even to... More 

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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2014

This was our second stay whilst in LA. The greeting was lovely when we arrived, we were given advice on where to go and what to do. The hotel room was massive, clean and comfortable. The decor is dated but this is a 'historic' hotel so I don't know why people moan about it, the clues in the title! The... More 

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Papeete, French Polynesia
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266 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2014

It's not really close to Hollywood boulevard, but if you aren't afraid of walking for a half an hour, you don't need to take a taxi (too expensive in Los Angeles). Rooms are huge and similar to something we can see in Hollywood movies.

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2014

The hotel is a little dated but on the whole it's good value for money and the staff are friendly and helpful. Stayed for 4 nights and were made to feel welcome. It's in a good location to get to north and west LA.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our rooms are private and fully equipped with private Bathrooms. In room Refrigerators, Plasma TV, Time Warner Premium Cable Channels, Coffee Makers with complimentary Coffee, Daily Housekeeping, 24 Hour Security,Private Free On Site Parking, 24 Hour Video Surveilance, 24 Hour Front desk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hollywood Historic Hotel

Address: 5162 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-4117
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles
Price Range: €74 - €160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hollywood Historic Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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