Dirty and used towels in our room. Upon check out the front desk staff talked with another staff member and finished an entire conversation before attending to us.
Great value and location. Staff was tops. Clean room.
I did not. This was the worst "hotel" ive even been in, in my entire life!! customer service was garbage, very rude lady upfront, horrible attitude. small rooms, very dirty, roaches and bedbugs, rats on the hallway. My whole back is itching from the bed bugs.
The person I was with The hotel I picked
I stayed 2 nights and returned home with bed bugs!!!! Called to request a refund and reimbursement for the HUGE cost of removing bed bugs from my home -- the manager was completely dismissive and rude, and refused to do anything at all. AVOID STAY ON MAIN AT ALL COSTS.
The only reason I liked this place is the location and the rooms are just decent for the price. Stayed at the hotel for 7 days so it's practical if your on business The staff could be way more welcoming and polite. One guy was pretty rude in particular when I inquired about Warming up some food. The wifi is terrible. I found myself at the startbucks down the street every morning. The fact you can't bring any guest into your room is inconvenient and there no mini fridges or microwave. It wasn't decent for the price but I wouldn't stay there again
It was very clean and the staff was very nice Nothing
Location to the fashion district downtown
Cheap. Lock on the door. Some rooms have bathrooms attached. USC is a $6 Uber away. Decent food within walking distance. The desk clerk flatly told us we had booked a room with a two-twin room with a shared bathroom. I had reserved a queen with a private bath. He had to poke around to figure things out. Thankfully he did. He told us we would lose our $50 security deposit for smoking in the room. So to find the room stinking of stale cigs was not welcome. The bed creaked. We had one white pillow between us. No AC in any rooms. The ceiling fan seemed to spin but we couldn't feel any air moving. The bathroom (we paid a premium to have) was Hong Kong-small. The H and C faucets in the shower were reversed and wrong--C should be on the right and deliver cold water, H on the right with hot water. Lawsuits have been settled for less. The TV signal in the rooms comes from a boosted feed. The breakfast is great if you still demand a cartoon animal on your box of breakfast carbs.
It was the Hotel Cecil, which has it's eccentric charms built in 1924. Older designed with bathrooms more in common areas than in each rooms as today. Post stay there did search about hotel's history. And in retrospective the oddities can be considered supernatural, Definitely felt a presents there but could not place it. That made the experience more charming. Felt more like hipster hangout can really thrive in this hotel. Even the dislikes weren't that horrendous, just knowledge that this was the old Hotel Cecil would have been nice prior to booking. Would not have swayed me from booking it though. Parking is an issue but found price breaks at other around the corner public parking places, had to pay approx 50.00 for parking for the 3 night stay- that should have been told prior to booking, YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO PARK AT HOTEL. If you add that to the cost of the hotel stay, that might make some one stay else where due to price of parking.
The location is perfect, directly in Santa Monica, one block to the ocean... Crowd is nice there, too
It was one of the niciest hostels I have ever stayed at and it was right in the heart of things in Santa Monica including the beach!
the price was good. staff were helpful at explaining how to get around the city etc the beds weren't the most comfortable i've ever slept in but it's a hostel so u get what u expect really
The staff was interested in helping people, Good availibiity for tours...couldn't be a better place in L A to stay for a Hostel,
a round hotel is expencive. this hotel is a little cheep
I loved the location, fair price, good services, many value visitors informations. Lovely building. I felt safe. Non
toilet and room is clean. good location. provide breakfast. nice common area. staff is helpful no wifi in the room
Basic but centrally located hostel
The front desk help was awesome...whatever I needed they helped with...cab, directions etc. The bed was extremely hard! The wi-fi connection was poor.
be in contact with a lot of nice people from all round the world..The enviroment was so nice.. the breackfast was very good. If you want u cant store your food in the hostel's fridges and cook it when ever you want in the big kitchen!!
I booked a bed before I read the small print about no one over 30 can stay here. I realized this 2 days before I was scheduled to stay so I contacted management. I never heard anything back from them at all I landed in LA and drove to the address listed for the site and still couldn't find the place. Tried to call but again no contact with management at all. Address listed was in the heart of inglewood and a very shady area. The address given looked like an abandoned building and definitely nothing like the pictures that are posted. So after being unable to find the place and no contact from management,I got to sleep in the rental car for the night. When I got up the next morning I checked and was charged for the stay on my credit card. Love paying for nothing. The absolute worst part of my trip and I plan on disputing the charge on my credit card. Maybe I had the address wrong or it was listed incorrectly but some kind of communication from management would have been helpful.
Nice room, nice place to meet new people... The locations is to far from LA, but it's very nice for who is waiting the flight in LAX...
Location close to the LAX Airport... Bad place! maybe nice for jong poeple...
Drug dealers and prostitutes around pool area. Had a gun pulled on me outside in the daytime. Going out at night was clearly not an option.
The free shuttle to LAX and champagne coupon. Ultra cheap dorm rate** free watered down coffee. Oh where to begin. The place is located in a undesirable part of town. It looks run down and seems to be more of a place that people stay long term vs a couple of days or so. They have cats everywhere, I literally counted 14 pussies roaming the property. Don't get me wrong I love cats, but I don't think it looks right at all. The dorms stunk and for a 20 bed dorm only to have one bath is totally unacceptable. And the staff could go through some customer service training. Really that's referred to the night crew as the day crew was ok with me. They have lockers for a reason, use it!!!
I liked the moment I left it. The most terrible experience I've ever had. Can you immagine, I got fleas (блохи!) in my bed! Still keep fighting this problem after my stay at the disgusting Adventurer. Location is extremely bad - close to the airport, you can hear planes all the time, and at the same time cannot reach any of the places of interest without car. Need to mention that public transport is poorely developed in la, that's why staying in the Adventurer turns into kind of a prison... Don'te be cheated on: the shuttle they are offering to the beach will bring you not to Santa Monica or Venice beach - but to tiny unknown Marina del Rey, a few kilometres from really famous beaches of la. Don't be trapped! Never stay at the Adventurer!
Just the price The room with 20 beds was smelling bad, all dirty, bathroom disgusting.
Horrible rude service. Shuttle two hours late when they kept telling us twenty minutes, asked by both driver and front desk attendant "you know there are taxis right?" Very unprofessional
Cheap housing, pool There are several things but like I said you get what you pay for
The location was good near to the airport and car rental company, the staff was friendly.
It was cheap I didn't feel safe walking around the area. Went back to the hostel 'restaurant' which served a virtually inedible burger. Parking is limited and not assigned. Typical hostel bathrooms. I wouldn't go back!
Not a single thing! You would sleep better at the airport! Too many people in a room. Bathroom was filthier than an NYC subway bathroom. No towels provided. The blankets made me feel like theyd been taken from a molested child and donated. Cerfew not enforced or observed. 50-60 year old men hitting on girls 18-25. Disgusting. Staff were no help with locating my room, rules, accomdations.
Great location and price. Pleasant staff. Very clean. Surprisingly quiet. Long flights of stairs to room. Very slippery tiled shower floors -- I fell! $2 extra for towels.
Great breakfast, and very clean all around. Super helpful and friendly staff. Lockers in the room for your valuables and a really soft blanket! The beds were pretty good and there were sockets in between each bed with room for about 6 plugs. Everyone showers in the morning so the water gets really cold. This is not their fault though:)
So, to start off, let me say that this is not a hotel. It's a cheap way to share a room with seven other people and have a little base of operations to explore from. The thing that impressed me most was how clean it was. Every time I went anywhere in the hostel, there was someone cleaning something. I felt very comfortable in that. Also, having a lot of internationals around makes for great conversation. And the staff was very friendly and helpful. Great stay overall! The only thing I didn't really enjoy as much (and this really couldn't be avoided) was sharing a room with 7 people. Not that they weren't nice; just the awkwardness of not having much privacy and trying not to make much noise when you come in late or head out early. Other than that, it was great.
Ir was ok for a budget place didnt feel too safe in the hotel surroundings in the night...
The people at the lodge were really amazing. They were friendly and could answer a lot of questions. Dom is the events coordinator there at the hostel and he used to take everyone out for nightly events which allowed poeple to interact with each other. There were people from many different countries and it was interesting to share their perspective on things. The beachside views was fantastic. The music around reminds you of san Francisco in the 60's. They also have free breakfast in the morning, a separate room if you want to store huge luggage and a common room where people from different rooms can talk to each other during the day. At $35 per night, i think that its a good deal compared to the expensive hotels in LA The spring beds were really not that comfortable. I didn't get much sleep. Also there is just 1 shared bathroom for 8 rooms which could get cramped up somtimes. Add to that, those bathrooms get clogged often. I also had to struggle in getting the door open as the key would not fit in completely. The vending machine is out of order.
Clean and close to the bus stop, owner let me leave my suitcase in her place after check out and pick it up later so I didnt have to travel with it all around LA Not enough space for baggage and unpacking and way too many beds in one room
Oasis hostel name was not displayed in front gate. It was visible in back gate.