Banana Bungalow West Hollywood
This groovy hostel has a hip crowd, free BBQs and so many tours you'll never run out of stuff to do!!
Banana Bungalow West Hollywood can be found on the Melrose strip on the west side of Hollywood, bordering Beverly Hills.
Our super-clean hotel-style building has a cool design and is in a great location and features a Tiki courtyard, perfect for sunbathing.
We offer dorm rooms, each catering for up to six people. Private ensuite bathrooms are in every room. Rates include free linens.
Stay in touch with those from home using our Internet connection and free Wi-Fi.
Relax and get to know your fellow travellers (a fun international crowd) at our regular free BBQs and gatherings – there’s also a kitchen available where you can cook a meal after a day's sightseeing. Movie nights are also run frequently at the hostel.
We have free breakfast, free coffee and tea, free parking and more.
Our friendly staff organise many activities including pub crawls, poker nights, canyon tours and karaoke nights to ensure you have an enjoyable stay and get to know your fellow travellers.
We also offer discounted tours and a shuttle to Disneyland, Six Flags, Magic Mountain, L.A./Hollywood City Tour, Venice Beach, Knott's Berry Farm, stars’ homes and Sea World.
Car rental is also available - please enquire at reception.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour security
- Air Conditioning
- Airport transfers
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Breakfast Included
- Cable TV
- Card phones
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Fax Service
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free Wifi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Taxes included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels Included
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis 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.
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From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX):
By shuttle: Sometimes we pickup at the airport; check with us for schedules. Otherwise you can catch a shuttle and we'll reimburse you if you're booked to stay for three nights. 'Super Shuttles' will be waiting for you at LAX airport; they have blue vans with gold writing. Tell the driver you want to go to Banana Bungalow West Hollywood on Fairfax Avenue and save your receipt to present when you arrive at the hostel.
By car: Take Century Blvd east for 1.5 miles. Make a left on La Cienega and head north for 9.6 miles. Make a right on Melrose Avenue and head east for 0.7 miles. Make a right on Fairfax then a right on Clinton and park in the basement. Our address is 603 N. Fairfax Avenue in West Hollywood on the corner of Fairfax and Clinton. If you hit Beverly, you went too far.
From Downtown Los Angeles Alameda Union Train Station:
By car: Take Alameda Street South for 0.1 miles. Get on the 101 Freeway north and go 3.8 miles. Get off on the Melrose Avenue exit and turn left, heading west for 3.7 miles. Make a left on Fairfax then a right on Clinton and park in the basement. If you hit Beverly Blvd, you went to far.
By metro: If you don't have a car, take the Metro (subway) to the Hollywood and Highland stop, then take the local bus #217 heading west on Hollywood Boulevard to Fairfax and Melrose. Then walk one block south to 603 N. Fairfax Avenue.
From the Downtown Los Angeles Greyhound Bus Station:
By car: Make aright onto 7th street and head west for 0.2 miles. Make a right on S. Alameda and head north for 1.4 miles. Get on the 101 Freeway going north for 5.5 miles. Take the Melrose Avenue exit and make a left, heading west for 2.5 miles. Make a left on Fairfax then a right on Clinton and park in the basement. If you hit Beverly Blvd, you went too far.
By metro: If you don't have a car, take the Metro to the Hollywood and Highland stop, then take the local bus #217 heading West on Hollywood Boulevard to Fairfax and Melrose. Then walk one block South to 603 N. Fairfax Avenue.
The Melrose area is a very special part of Los Angeles. It is located on the West side of Hollywood and borders Beverly Hills, you can walk to many of the great experiences that Hollywood has to offer plus you will be centrally located to access all the sights and sounds of LA.
Melrose itself is a fantastic place to shop, eat, beautiful people watch and check out the latest worldwide trends in clothing, music, fashion and food, easily, safely and all on a traveler's budget.