Hollywood Historic Hotel
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5162 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA 90038
5162 Melrose AvenueUSCaliforniaLos Angeles90038
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Redbrick 1927 hotel with original bathtubs in rooms & suites, plus a vintage-themed hair salon. - Google

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Cameron Dimez
4 weeks ago
Free parking. That alone is a plus but I couldn't take advantage of it. It's nicely decorated and has pleasant furnishings. I was surprised at how BIG the bed is. I mean... BIG. I'm 6' 2" and sharing a bed with a friend was beyond easy. Neither of us are obese by the way. Maid service was good. Very up to par and almost invisible. Obviously it ain't the Ritz-Carlton, but with its price it's totally worth it.
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Geri Linda Metterle
5 months ago
Although it's almost 5 years since we've been there, we still have fond memories of this location. And I will not forget the fever that kept me in the hotel room for a whole afternoon. Very friendly employees, were very helpful with directions and information about what to do, where to go. We stayed at the HHH back in August 2010 and paid $49 per night and today the price has more than doubled. The room price is $105 per night. How come?
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Robert B
2 months ago
Enjoyed my one night stay. staff friendly and helpful. would stay here again.
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Tattooed Mummy
a year ago
Had I nice stay, easy to find, free parking and free wifi. Has hair drier, fridge and coffee maker, large tv, comfortable beds and air con. We had no problems and the retro decor is lovely. If you like old hollywood and it's faded glamour it's a great place to stay, views of the hollywood sign from the street, and probably some rooms, though not ours. Liked it enough to book to stay again in a week. Bargain.
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Tom Knight
3 weeks ago
Visited from UK and stayed here during a California road trip. It's not the smartest of areas clearly but given you have to drive everywhere in LA anyway as long as the location isn't a massive dive that wasn't what I'd consider an issue. It had perfectly functioning wifi, an excellent car park, I ran round the block a couple of days and never felt threatened so I'd take all of that stuff with a pinch of salt, the Nue Cafe downstairs is also excellent and worth noting. I'd happily stay here again given it's location, amenities and cost.
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Josie Perez
2 weeks ago
I have called to book a tour, to no avail. No one answers their phones!! Called both the 213 number and their 1-800 number very disappointing!!
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Gregg Hanano
a year ago
It's kind of old-looking. But honestly, for the price you pay + free parking, it's totally worth it. I definitely liked the Hollywood Historic. It's not the cleanest hotel in the world, but it's definitely not disgusting. We paid $70ish bucks a night for a 1-king bed and 1 bath room. It was for a convention so all of the $50 a night rooms were taken. But $70 is still definitely worth it! You're in a little bit of a sketchy area but at least you'll have a relatively safe parking spot and a place to end the night. Definitely check it out if you want to stay in the heart of LA!
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Daniel Chachanashvili
a year ago
Went to this place to stay temporarily and look for apartments at the same time. Thought it would be great because its "historic", rated well and in hollywood essentially. By no means is it historic on the inside except for the bathrooms, hot water takes a night to turn on, sink is knee level. Room itself is ok except gets very humid, with furniture just randomly put and probably bought in bargain stores. Fridge was empty but that might be a non issue or obvious thing for some. Bed was comfortable though, nice a king sized. Service doesnt speak any English except the people at the front desk. Maid doesn't come in unless you specifically tell her with hanging notice on the door. Policies are not ideal and illogical. I thankfully found an apartment sooner than i thought and i tried to cancel the remaining days. Took arguing to do but i managed, but still had to pay for the day i canceled which is fine but they said i couldnt stay there for that remainder of the day (it was still 2pm) and couldn't spend the night either, becuase if i did i would have to pay for the following day. The area is awful as well, it is so not hollywood, it was Korea Town, full of spanish gangs, crappy restaraunts, (except the Nui Cafe) which was surprisingly refreshing and tasty. You are better off springing more for a higher priced hotel in Los Angeles like in Burbank or North Hollywood. Maybe if it was in a better location it'd be great
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