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Based on 283 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 out of 5

Hotel Description

4-star Beaux Arts hotel near Staples Center

Heart of Los Angeles

Within a 10-minute walk of this Downtown Los Angeles hotel, you'll find Orpheum Theatre and Pershing Square. Also, Fashion District is within half a mile (1 km) and Staples Center is within 2 miles (3 km).

Poolside dining

This smoke-free hotel includes 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. Enjoy the a rooftop terrace and visit the 2 bars/lounges and poolside bar for drinks.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

Boasting comforts like pillowtop beds and Egyptian cotton sheets, the 226 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and room service. Other amenities include rainfall showerheads, hair dryers, and showers.

Standard Room (King - City)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$161 per night

Standard Room (King - Skyline)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Private Quad

Bed Count 4 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 4 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Private Super Eight

Bed Count 8 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Private Super Six

Bed Count 6 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

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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. Public spaces have free WiFi. A business center and a meeting room are available. A rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Freehand Los Angeles. For a fee, parking is available. A complete renovation of Freehand Los Angeles was completed in June 2017. This 4-star 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
  • 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.) (28.1 km / 17.5 mi)
  • Train station: Los Angeles Union Station (5.1 km / 3.2 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 air-conditioned accommodations with designer toiletries and hair dryers. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. This Los Angeles hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, and complimentary toiletries.

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

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 Cafe 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.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

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.

Pets

  • Pets: USD $50 per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of USD $50 per stay
  • 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

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are 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.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • 24-hour check-in

Fees

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

  • Deposit: USD 150.00 per stay
  • A city tax will be collected at the property upon arrival. The city tax ranges from JPY 100-200 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. The tax does not apply to nightly rates under JPY 10,000. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking. Resort fee: USD 23.14 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Housekeeping

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. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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 stay
  • 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

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • 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.
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.