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5.0 out of 5

"Great hotel in DTLA. Staff are amazing, facilities are excellent. The vibe is chill and there's a nice bar on the rooftop. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 04 Feb 2018

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Hotel Description

Freehand Los Angeles puts you in the heart of Los Angeles, within just a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions like Orpheum Theatre and Pershing Square. Highlights at this hotel include 3 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges, and an outdoor swimming pool.

All 226 rooms feature free WiFi, Smart TVs, and hair dryers. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries.

The restaurant, The Exchange Restaurant , serves local and international cuisine and is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Broken Shaker is the hotel's own rooftop bar, serving drinks along with brunch and lunch. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center, free pool cabanas, and pool loungers. Business travelers can take advantage of a meeting room and a business center. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a free manager's reception, and a coffee shop/café. Full breakfast is available on weekdays between 7 AM and 10:30 AM and on weekends between 10 AM and 1 PM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this 4-star Downtown Los Angeles hotel include Staples Center and Fashion District.

Standard Room (King - City)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$345* Per night/room 30 May - 31 May

Shared Dormitory, Ensuite (Shared Quad Co-Ed)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (Super-Eight Co-Ed)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Shared Dormitory, Ensuite (Super-Six Co-Ed)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 4 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Signature Shared Dormitory, Ensuite (Shared Quad Female)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Freehand Los Angeles ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Freehand Los Angeles

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5 out of 5

Coolest hotel in DTLA

Great hotel in DTLA. Staff are amazing, facilities are excellent. The vibe is chill and there's a nice bar on the rooftop.

Posted by , from Sydney, Australia on 4 Feb. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Oct. 2018 by FHLA

Cheers Pete, stoked you liked it and we loved having you!

About the Freehand Los Angeles

Location 416 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Property Features

Freehand Los Angeles offers its guests an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. There are 3 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A free manager's reception is offered on select days. WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a business center and a meeting room. A rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Freehand Los Angeles. Parking is available for a fee. A complete renovation of Freehand Los Angeles was completed in June 2017. This Beaux Arts Los Angeles hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 226 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Built in 1924
  • Bar by the pool
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Cabanas by the pool (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) (28.7 km / 17.8 mi)
  • Train station: Los Angeles Union Station (2.8 km / 1.8 mi)
  • Metro station: 7th Street - Metro Center Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Freehand Los Angeles offers 226 accommodations with designer toiletries and hair dryers. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Smart televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access.

  • Separate bedroom
  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Smart television
  • Cable channels
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Hair dryer
  • Designer toiletries
  • Climate control (air conditioning)

Food & Drink

The hotel hosts a free manager's reception on select days.

The Exchange Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Broken Shaker - This poolside rooftop bar specializes in local cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Rudolph's Bar & Tea - This lobby lounge specializes in local and international cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Cafe Integral - This café specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast and light fare. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 50 per pet, per day, plus a deposit of USD $50 per stay
  • Weight limit: 50 lbs
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation.

  • One child stays free
  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Security system
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Debit cards

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 150.00 per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 25.45 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Housekeeping
  • Additional inclusions

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

This property collects a mandatory resort fee at check-in. The amount varies based on room type.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 3 and USD 14 for adults, USD 3 and USD 14 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 49.50 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD $50 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per day
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Facilities fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Freehand Los Angeles Hotel
  • The Freehand Los Angeles
  • Freehand Los Angeles Hotel
  • Freehand Los Angeles Los Angeles
  • Freehand Los Angeles Hotel Los Angeles

You should know

  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
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