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Banana Bungalow Hollywood


The BANANA BUNGALOW HOLLYWOOD is a very popular international destination with a great location.

Dorms $19-$35+

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 walking distance from all the action and close to the subway and bus stops to get around LA.

IT'S AN 'OASIS FOR BACK PACKERS' with all the amenities, activities and events that travelers truly want. This includes a 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 is a "Cool Hollywood Motel" that has been remodeled into a "colorful retro designed" hostel, and right next door is LA's best Thai restaurant with fantastic $5 lunches and delicious $10 dinners.

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.


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 in two rooms. They also have a colorful d'Acor plus satellite TV with hundreds of channels and they are all kept very clean with our 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.

Common Areas
Our common space is fantastic with a huge warm and welcoming courtyard that has music, palm trees and a sidewalk cafe stylish area to see and be seen in, a billiards room with music, dancing, live music, comedy shows and karaoke stage, a movie theater with big screen and surround sound, and a tiki garden with sunbathing, music, refreshments and a barbeque.

Tours & Shuttles

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 star homes. We will pick you up at the airport for free if you are there at one of our scheduled times, if not you can take a shuttle and will be reimbursed when you check in and pay for at least 4 nights. Plus all these exciting other tour events:
Universal Studios
Six Flags Magic Mountain
L.A./Hollywood City Tour
Venice Beach
Knott's Berry Farm
Stars Homes
Sea World
Walking Tours for Hollywood Blvd or Melrose Shopping
Runyon Canyon and Hollywood Sign Hiking Tours
Getty Museum
Night Clubs
Tijuana shopping and party adventure
Las Vegas, Grand Canyon and more!


We have many in house activities that are offered for free or very cheap. These include Movie Night which is played in our Big screen theater style room with 5.1 surround sound and a free barbecues with lots of food, DJs and cool people to meet. We also offer the following activities:
Pub crawls
Poker Nights
Billiards Tournaments
Basketball Tournaments
Comedy Nights
Karaoke Nights
Free TV Show Tickets
Theme Parties
Special Hollywood Club Access
Beach Shuttle

To check in to a dorm you will be asked to provide proof of current international travel. 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.


Free Internet
Free Wireless
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Free Coffee & Tea
Free Airport Pickup w/ 4 days paid
Free Lockers
Free Luggage Storage
Free Linens
Free Basketball, Ping Pong, Foosball, and Billiards
Free Barbecues
Free Shuttles

You can walk to:

  1. 'Hollywood and Highland' which has become the 'Times Square' of LA with the walk of fame, live TV shows, the Chinese Theater, endless shops and food plus the Chinese and Kodak Theaters the home to the Academy Awards.
  2. 'The Cahuenga Corridor' has over 28 bars and nightclubs offering a party for all moods and all types of hipsters.
  3. 'Hollywood and Vine' has the Metro link which is LA's Subway and is the famous spot where broadcasters started it all.
  4. 'Sunset and Vine' has been redeveloped with millions of dollars having shops, theaters, restaurants and things to do for any budget.
  5. 'Hollywood and Western' has a subway metro station and huge discount grocery store.
  6. 'Theater Row' is very close with an array of small acting theaters, this is where many big stars get their start acting and performing.
  7. The 'Sunset Strip' is probably the place you'll see the most stars at night partying in some of the most famous nightclubs in the world.

From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
'Prime Time' shuttle can take you anytime, they have red vans with white writing and pick up in front of arrivals for $15 call 1-800-473-3743.
If you are 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 are 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.

From the Hollywood Greyhound Bus Station
Take the local bus #217 heading East on Hollywood Blvd. to Bronson and Hollywood.
If you are driving a car or walking: Make a right onto Cahuenga Blvd heading south for 0.05 miles. Make a left on Hollywood blvd. and head East for 0.2 miles. Make a right into our driveway and park.

  • Hot Hollywood Location
  • Free Internet
  • Free Wireless
  • Free Parking Near Rooms
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Coffee and Tea All Day
  • Private Bath in Every Room & Dorm
  • Kitchens Available in Dorms & Privates
  • Satellite TV with 100's of channels in all Privates & most Dorms
  • Free Lockers in Every Dorm
  • Free Linens
  • Free Luggage Storage
  • Billiards Lounge with Karaoke Stage, Dancing and Guest DJs
  • Tiki Garden with Sunbathing, Music & Refreshments
  • Big Screen Movie Room with 5.1 Surround Sound
  • Free Foosball
  • Free Ping Pong
  • Cheap Private Rooms
  • No Curfew and No Lockout
  • Discounted Weekly Rates
  • Dorm rooms with 6-8 Beds
  • Carpeted Cool Retro Design
  • Pay Phones
  • Car Rental from $19.99/day+tax
  • 24 hr. Coin Laundry w/ Free Soap
  • Super Clean

Reservations & Contact Info

5920 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028
24 hr check in, 8am-Midnight reception

Tel: 323-469-2500
Web: www.bananabungalows.com
Email: hollywood@bananabungalows.com
Skype Address: bananabungalowhollywood

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