Banana Bungalow Hollywood

5920 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, Los Angeles, USA, Distance from city centre: 8.9km
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Rating: 83%from 45 reviews

  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 89%Staff
  • 81%Security
  • 76%Cleanliness
  • 85%Location
  • 84%Value for money
  • 85%Facilities
Meet amazing people at the most popular hostel in LA! We run SO many tours you'll never run out of things to do!

The Banana Bungalow Hollywood is a very popular international destination in a great location. We are right on Hollywood Boulevard in the heart of Hollywood with a view of the Hollywood sign from our courtyard. You'll be centrally located in Los Angeles and within walking distance of all the action. We are also close to the subway and bus stops to get around LA.

Our hostel is an oasis for backpackers, featuring all the amenities, activities and events that travellers truly want. This includes friendly staff to help you, a fun international crowd to hang out with, cool rooms, lots of hip common space, a great vibe and atmosphere, and daily events and activities that supply lots of fun for free or very cheap. This place was a cool Hollywood motel that has been remodelled into a colourful retro-designed hostel. Right next door is LA's best Thai restaurant with fantastic $5 lunches and delicious $10 dinners!

Dorms have 6-8 beds with a private bath and its own kitchen. That's right, we are the only hostel in Los Angeles with kitchens available in our dorms! 6-bed dorms have 6 beds in one room; 8-bed dorms have 4 beds each in two rooms. They also have a colourful dcor plus satellite TV with hundreds of channels and they are all kept very clean according to the high standards of housekeeping. Plus we have the best private rooms of any hostel in LA and at the cheapest prices, ranging from small to deluxe with kitchens. Great for couples!

Our common space is fantastic, featuring a huge, warm and welcoming courtyard that has music, palm trees and a sidewalk cafe. We also have a billiards room with music, dancing, live music, comedy shows and karaoke stage, a movie theater with big screen and 5.1 surround sound, and a Tiki garden with sunbathing, music, refreshments and a barbeque.

- Hot Hollywood Location
- Free Internet
- Free Wireless
- Free Parking Near Rooms
- Free Breakfast
- Free Coffee and Tea All Day
- Free Barbeques
- Satellite TV with 100's of channels in all privates and most dorms
- Free lockers in every dorm
- Free linens
- Free luggage storage
- Free Movie Nights with the Latest Releases
- Pub Crawls
- Poker Nights
- Billiards Tournaments
- Basketball
- Free Foosball
- Free Ping Pong
- Runyon Canyon and Hollywood Sign Hiking Tours
- Los Angeles City Tour
- Beach Shuttle
- Comedy Nights
- Theme Parties
- Discounted Tours and Shuttles including Disneyland, Magic Mountain, LA City and Universal Studios
- No Curfew and No Lockout
- Discounted Weekly Rates
- Free TV Show Tickets
- Special Hollywood Club Access
- Pay Phones
- Free Airport Pickup at Scheduled Times or
- Reimbursement for Airport Shuttle w/ 3 days paid
- Car Rental from $19.99/day plus tax
- Coin laundry with free soap

We have tours and shuttles around Los Angeles that include a fantastic tour of LA that takes you in an air-conditioned van to many of the interesting and famous sights of Hollywood and beyond, including Venice Beach and movie stars homes.

Plus all these exciting other tours:
Universal Studios
Six Flags Magic Mountain
L.A./Hollywood City Tour
Venice Beach
Knott's Berry Farm
Stars Homes
Sea World
Getty Museum
Night Clubs
Tijuana shopping and party adventure
Las Vegas, Grand Canyon and more
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • ATM
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card phones
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Fussball
  • Games Room
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Meeting Room
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Taxes not included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

People under the age of 16 are not permitted to stay in dorm rooms. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or chaperone. Couples must reserve two beds. To check in to a dorm you will be asked to provide proof of current international travel. Please do not reserve a dorm without proof of current international travel or you will not be accepted at check-in, sorry. Please reserve a private room if you have no proof of international travel. Published rates are for cash payments and include a five percent discount, other payment methods including debit or credit cards do not receive this discount. We try to put people traveling together in the same dorm room, however, due to availability, there is a slight chance parties booking dorms will be in separate rooms. Thank you for staying with us !

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From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX):

'FlyAway' buses have a green sign in arrivals and costs $8, credit card only and leaves every hour. When you arrive walk 2 blocks East on Hollywood Boulevard to 5920 Hollywood Boulevard.

Super Shuttle can take you anytime; they have blue vans and pick up in front of arrivals for $14.

Alternately, if you're driving a car, take Century Blvd east for 1.5 miles. Make a left on La Cienega and head north for 5.7 miles. Fork right onto Fairfax and continue north for 5.0 miles. Make a right onto Hollywood Boulevard and head east for 2.5 miles. Make a right into our driveway and park.

From Downtown Los Angeles Alameda Union Train Station:
Take the metro (LA's Subway) to the Hollywood and Vine stop, then walk east on Hollywood Blvd to 5920 Hollywood Blvd.
If you're driving a car: Take Alameda Street south for 0.1 miles. Get on the 101 Freeway north and go 5.4 miles. Get off on the Hollywood Blvd exit and turn left, heading west for 0.1 miles. Make a left into our driveway and park.

Located Near

Stay in the heart of Hollywood and be central to LA. Close to all the cool stuff in Hollywood and central to the giant metropolis of Los Angeles.

You will be close to all the cool stuff but won't have to get caught in all the hassles of busy traffic, crowds and parking problems. You can motor right up to your room and walk to all the hot spots or have access to the Hollywood 101 freeway within one block. LA's public transportation is easily accessible with bus stops right out in front on Hollywood Boulevard and the metro subway is right down the street.

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