Rated #6 of 110 specialty properties in LA


Absolutely the Best Location in Hollywood!


2 Minutes to Everything!

Frequently Asked Questions

Why would I want to stay at Orange Drive Hostel?

Orange Drive Hostel has the absolute best location in Hollywood!

We are centrally located in the heart of Hollywood and just minutes away from the world famous Chinese Theater, the Walk of Fame, the Dolby Theater- Home of the Oscars, views of the Hollywood sign, public transportation, the best night life, shopping and restaurants in Hollywood, Walking distance to Sunset Blvd and Runyon Canyon, a favorite hiking trail of celebrities with fantastic views of the Hollywood Sign. And we are just a short drive or bus/metro stop away from Universal Studios, Paramount Studios, Warner Brothers Studios, The Grove, and Beverly Hills!

Orange Drive Hostel is the perfect location for Movie Premieres, Star Dedications and major Hollywood events!

We aren’t your typical hostel; Orange Drive Hostel was originally a manor home built in the 1920’s. When you stay at Orange Drive Hostel, it’s like taking a step back to the golden age of Hollywood.

Do you have check-in requirements?

We welcome guests from everywhere outside the greater Los Angeles County. At check in, international guests must present a valid passport. US residents must present valid government issued identification (ie: drivers license, state id card, passport). Guests may have to show valid proof of onward travel. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Guests under 16 permitted only in private rooms unless an entire dorm is rented. Parents with young children must contact the hostel prior to booking.

What is the Check-in time?

Check-in time is 3 pm.

What is the check-out time?

Check-out time is by 10 am.

Is there a security deposit needed at check-in?

There is a $20.00 cash security deposit required at check-in time which will be given back to you at check-out.

What forms of payment are accepted?

Cash, AMEX, Master Card, Visa, and Traveler’s checks are accepted.

What is your cancellation policy?

Cancellations must be made before 3:00 p.m. in writing (e-mail) 48 hours prior to your day of arrival. If you do not show up for your reservation, or you cancel after this time, your credit card will be charged for each bed or private room reserved for the first night of your booking.

Can I check in early?

The check in time for dorms and private rooms is 3 pm , but if a bed or room is available when you arrive, we are happy to check you in earlier. Check out is at 10 am so we cannot guarantee that a bed or room will be available earlier than the posted check in time. If you arrive early and your accommodation is not available, you can leave your luggage in the lobby room.

Is Parking Available?

Parking is available behind the hostel and is $10.00 per night. Parking is limited, and is on a first come, first serve basis.

Do your prices include breakfast?

Our prices include an all-you-can-make breakfast from 7 am to 10 am of waffles, pancakes, and oatmeal.
Coffee, hot chocolate and an assortment of teas served all day. (Sorry, we do not provide milk.)

Do your room prices include taxes?

Yes, our room prices include taxes.

Do you accept Children?

Yes, we do accept children. If you are traveling with a child please contact the hostel directly. We do not have cribs.
Children under 16 years of age can stay in private rooms only, unless an entire dorm room is rented.

Do you have lockers?

We have lockers big enough to store your valuables or a small backpack. The lockers are free but you need to use your own lock. If you don’t have a lock, you can rent or purchase one from the reception desk.

Can I get a top or bottom bunk ahead of time?

We don’t assign beds at Orange Drive Hostel. All beds are on a first come basis. However, feel free to switch bunks if someone checks out.

What can I do with my luggage after checkout?

You can store your luggage in our lobby area for free after checking out.

Are the private room prices by the person or the room?

Private room prices are listed by the room. So if you are one person or two people it is the same price.

Do you have free wireless internet?

Yes, we offer free wireless internet throughout the hostel.

Are linens provided?

Yes, We provide all linens (sheets, blankets, and pillow) We also rent towels for $2 .00
Towels are provided free of charge for en-suite rooms.

Do you have kitchen facilities available for cooking.storing food?

Yes, we have a full kitchen including 3 refrigerators/freezers, gas range, microwave, utensils, dishes, and pots and pans. Our kitchen is small so please understand that in the morning you may have to wait in line for waffles and pancakes.

Do you have laundry facilities?

Laundry facilities are available: $6.00 per load, free laundry detergent provided.

Is there an ATM?

There is an ATM on site for your convenience.

Are you located near public transportation?

Bus & Metro stops are all conveniently located just minutes from the hostel. Click the link below for more information. Los Angeles Metro

Are pets allowed?

Sorry, no pets allowed. Service animals allowed in private rooms only.

Are rooms NON Smoking?

ALL rooms are NON Smoking.

Do you offer group rooms?

Group rooms are available. Please contact front desk for availability and pricing.

Is there a common room?

Yes, we have a small common room w/HD flat screen TV and free movies. (No TV’s in rooms)

Do you have air conditioning?

Yes, we now offer Air Conditioning in most rooms.

Do you sell tickets to major tourist destinations?

Universal Studios tickets are available for purchase at the front desk.

Do you offer any activities?

Guests 21 and over can purchase discounted pub crawl tickets for LA Epic Club Crawls, one of the most popular club crawls in LA, book at the reception desk. Please be aware we are not a “Party” hostel but we are just a few minutes walk from all the action Hollywood has to offer.

What are your Operating Hours?

Reception is open 24 hours, seven day a week.

Check out time is by 10:00 AM

Check in time is 3:00 PM