Pros

  • Conveniently located to tourist attractions, like Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • Spacious rooms with cozy, home-like style
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor pool with lounge chairs
  • Roof garden
  • Coin-operated laundry
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Cons

  • No restaurants on premise
  • Fee for parking
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Bottom Line

Converted from apartments, the Hollywood Orchid Suites is a unique find. While its decor is rather plain, the hotel is an affordable, convenient option in tourist-heavy area -- the property is next door to the Hollywood & Highland Entertainment Complex, home to numerous attractions, like Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, as well as a metro station. The rooms lack sophistication, but have a homey appeal and are spacious, with full kitchens. The pool and rooftop garden are the main property features. The hotel's no-party policy and affordable price make this almost-mid-range property a good option for low-key tourists and families on a budget.

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Amenities

  • Cribs
  • Internet
  • Pool

Oyster Hotel Review

Hollywood Orchid Suites

Scene

Basic and unstylish, but safe and affordable for families and tourists

The Hollywood Orchid Suites is not much to look at from the outside: the cement building on a quiet, dead-end street could seem sketchy, but that’s not the case. While the hotel offers only the essentials, it is clean and welcoming. The furniture throughout has a lucky-find quality, and there is no overarching aesthetic. The small lobby area has a few simple chairs, and overlooking the entranceway is a small mezzanine where a free continental breakfast is served. The heated pool is a moderate size and has a few plastic chaise lounges around it. The rooftop garden is more welcoming, with tables, chairs, lounges, and an array of potted plants and flowers. Longer-term guests and travelers on a budget are drawn to the basic amenities and convenient locale.

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Location

In the center of Hollywood, near an array of attractions

The hotel is in the heart of Hollywood, near tons of bars, restaurants, and shopping. It’s a heavy tourist area and there’s plenty to see within walking distance, including the Dolby Theater (where the Academy Awards are held), the Roosevelt Hotel (where the first Academy Awards were held), and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The hotel is also near the Hollywood/Highland metro stop, providing efficient access to other parts of town. Los Angeles in general is known for its bad traffic, and the Hollywood area suffers especially, making the attractions within walking distance all the more appealing.

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Rooms

Lacking style, but comfortable and spacious with kitchens

The suites at the Hollywood Orchid have a first-apartment look, meaning the furniture is plain and doesn’t necessarily match. That said, while basic, everything is in good condition. Converted from apartments, the rooms at the Hollywood Orchid are spacious and almost all have full kitchens with microwaves, stoves, and dishware. The only exception to this is the Junior level rooms, which have a small kitchenette that includes a mini-fridge and single-burner stove. Bathrooms are plain, but come with bath products. All rooms are non-smoking and have at least one TV.

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Features

The essentials, plus a pool, rooftop garden, laundry, and parking

The well-equipped rooms and convenient location are the hotel's main draws, but a few key features make the property more comforting. There's a simple pool and roof garden, offering places to relax on the grounds. In addition, there are coin-operated laundry machines on-site, as well as two computers with printers. Room rates include continental breakfast and high-speed Wi-Fi, and there’s a large garage where guests can park for a daily fee -- a big advantage in parking-starved Los Angeles.

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Oyster Hotel Review

Hollywood Orchid Suites

Scene

Basic and unstylish, but safe and affordable for families and tourists

The Hollywood Orchid Suites is not much to look at from the outside: the cement building on a quiet, dead-end street could seem sketchy, but that’s not the case. While the hotel offers only the essentials, it is clean and welcoming. The furniture throughout has a lucky-find quality, and there is no overarching aesthetic. The small lobby area has a few simple chairs, and overlooking the entranceway is a small mezzanine where a free continental breakfast is served. The heated pool is a moderate size and has a few plastic chaise lounges around it. The rooftop garden is more welcoming, with tables, chairs, lounges, and an array of potted plants and flowers. Longer-term guests and travelers on a budget are drawn to the basic amenities and convenient locale.

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Location

In the center of Hollywood, near an array of attractions

The hotel is in the heart of Hollywood, near tons of bars, restaurants, and shopping. It’s a heavy tourist area and there’s plenty to see within walking distance, including the Dolby Theater (where the Academy Awards are held), the Roosevelt Hotel (where the first Academy Awards were held), and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The hotel is also near the Hollywood/Highland metro stop, providing efficient access to other parts of town. Los Angeles in general is known for its bad traffic, and the Hollywood area suffers especially, making the attractions within walking distance all the more appealing.

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Rooms

Lacking style, but comfortable and spacious with kitchens

The suites at the Hollywood Orchid have a first-apartment look, meaning the furniture is plain and doesn’t necessarily match. That said, while basic, everything is in good condition. Converted from apartments, the rooms at the Hollywood Orchid are spacious and almost all have full kitchens with microwaves, stoves, and dishware. The only exception to this is the Junior level rooms, which have a small kitchenette that includes a mini-fridge and single-burner stove. Bathrooms are plain, but come with bath products. All rooms are non-smoking and have at least one TV.

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Features

The essentials, plus a pool, rooftop garden, laundry, and parking

The well-equipped rooms and convenient location are the hotel's main draws, but a few key features make the property more comforting. There's a simple pool and roof garden, offering places to relax on the grounds. In addition, there are coin-operated laundry machines on-site, as well as two computers with printers. Room rates include continental breakfast and high-speed Wi-Fi, and there’s a large garage where guests can park for a daily fee -- a big advantage in parking-starved Los Angeles.

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Amenities

  • Air Conditioner

  • Airport Transportation

  • Business Center

  • Cable

  • Cribs

  • Free Breakfast

  • Full Kitchen

  • Internet

  • Kids Allowed

  • Laundry

  • Meeting / Conference Rooms

  • Pool

  • Poolside Drink Service

  • Rental Car Service Desk Onsite

  • Separate Bedroom / Living Room Space

  • Swim-Up Bar

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