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Hollywood Historic Hotel

5162 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038-4117
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  • Hollywood Forever Cemetery
    0.9 km
  • 3 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 21 June 2014
Fab view, pity about the ceiling fan.
This hotel is very central and about 500 metres from Paramount... more
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New Jersey
Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

This took the cake, we stayed one night of a three night reservation and my back still hurts from that bed. I was trying to make the best of it since we are saving for our wedding and trying to budget, but when I got out of the shower in the morning I saw a huge bug crawling over the...

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 31 July 2014

The room itself was ok, but the bathroom was a joke. The sink was like a tiny thimble hanging on the wall and was very difficult to use even just to wash your hands. The bathroom is very small and you can't turn around without banging into something. The closet was very big which to me was a waste. They...

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Dayton
Reviewed 30 July 2014

By far, the rudest service EVER. Betty (front desk) was, by far, the rudest, most unhelpful person I've very run into! I travel constantly. Her behavior wasn't even remotely acceptable. The hotel itself is in a fairly rough neighborhood and very run-down. There is ONE elevator in hotel, and it is painfully slow. Bathrooms are so small, you can barely...

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1Thank Colleenbrill
Rhode Island
Reviewed 23 July 2014

I found the hotel a bit depressing, although the owners have clearly made some efforts to renovate the rooms. Our bed seemed new and the bathtub looked to have been done over recently. The only historic features are the fun old-time photos of movie stars hung everywhere, the historic-looking building exterior, and the retro lobby. Otherwise there were no beautiful...

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
Reviewed 19 July 2014

It somewhat pains me to write this review, as the staff was incredibly friendly and the hotel itself definitely had it's charm. My girlfriend and I had been traveling for over a week in SoCAL and had stayed in 4 star resorts and spas, so it was time to tighten up the budget for the last part of the sojourn....

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Reviewed 11 July 2014

I have to say that Hollywood Historic Hotel was a bit of a let-down. I know it wasn't supposed to be luxurious, but decent is what I was expecting. Location: close to Universal Studios and other attractions but the area itself looks like a ghetto. View: yes, the Hollywood sign can be seen from the windows, but what they forget...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

Turned up no found it very easily. It has free parking. It's very old school hollywood inside and the rooms were fit for purpose. We could see the Hollywood sign in the distance from our window. You need a car to get about as there's nothing around other than a petrol station and a couple of little shops. It suited...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2014

We made a last minute booking to stay in Hollywood, rather than relying of cabs for a night out. I read somewhere that this used to be an old apartment building, and was converted into a hotel. It definitely had an apartment building look and feel about. This is an old building, so a little bit worn around the edges....

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Cologne
Reviewed 27 June 2014 via mobile

Nice view on Hollywood sign. Sights not in walking distance. But free parking available. Very good cafe next door! Highgly recommended for breakfast. Wifi did not work on 2 out of 3 days. You should not rely on wifi provided.

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Reviewed 21 June 2014

This hotel is very central and about 500 metres from Paramount Studios, which was on our list of must see places. The hotel is clean though a little worn at the edges but has a few really good point; the view has the Hollywood sign in clear view, at night you can see the Griffith Observatory lit up, a large...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: €97 - €167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hollywood Historic Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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#24 Best Value Hotel in Los Angeles
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“choose a room facing the carpark.”
 of 5 bubbles mortie1963, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We enjoyed the view on the side near Melrose Ave. Street noise was not an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles USAwalkers, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Hollywood sign view from our room; quiet stay despite room being right on Melrose.”
 of 5 bubbles jrjdouglas, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Request the Hollywood sign view!”
 of 5 bubbles dmcg379, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the "front" overlook the Hollywood Hills. Can be a bit noisy with traffic but it's not bad and worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles Roadtriplover64, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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