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The Rumi Hostel

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Comfort Shared Dormitory, Women only, Non Smoking, Balcony | Free WiFi, bed sheets
Basic Shared Dormitory, Women only (D) | Terrace/patio
Comfort Shared Dormitory, Women only, Non Smoking, Balcony | Free WiFi, bed sheets
Basic Shared Dormitory, Women only (D) | Free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of The Rumi Hostel

The Rumi Hostel

2.0 star property
City centre hostel in Downtown Los Angeles

7.6/10 Good

133 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bathtub
  • Laundry facilities
820 S Oxford Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90005

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Downtown Los Angeles
  • Melrose Avenue - 10 min drive
  • Los Angeles Convention Center - 12 min drive
  • L.A. Live - 14 min drive
  • Arena - 14 min drive
  • University of Southern California - 13 min drive
  • Echo Park - 16 min drive
  • The Grove - 13 min drive
  • Walt Disney Concert Hall - 17 min drive
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame - 20 min drive
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • Van Nuys, CA (VNY) - 23 min drive
  • Long Beach, CA (LGB-Long Beach Municipal) - 30 min drive
  • Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal) - 31 min drive
  • Burbank, CA (BUR-Hollywood Burbank) - 37 min drive
  • Los Angeles Intl. (LAX) - 40 min drive
  • Glendale Transportation Center - 11 min drive
  • Los Angeles Cal State Station - 13 min drive
  • Downtown Burbank Station - 15 min drive
  • Wilshire - Western Station - 8 min walk
  • Wilshire - Normandie Station - 14 min walk
  • Wilshire - Vermont Station - 25 min walk


  • Pollo a la Brasa - 3 min walk
  • BCD Tofu House - 3 min walk
  • Ma Dang Gook Soo - 4 min walk
  • Eight Korean BBQ - 4 min walk
  • Denny's - 6 min walk

About this property

The Rumi Hostel

At The Rumi Hostel, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Arena and University of Southern California. Also, this hostel is 3.6 mi (5.8 km) from The Grove and 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from Hollywood Walk of Fame. The property is only a short walk to public transportation: Wilshire - Western Station is 8 minutes and Wilshire - Normandie Station is 14 minutes.


English, Russian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 13 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 1:00 PM until 10:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (18 years old and younger) are not allowed
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No on-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol allowed on site

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities


  • Communal living room


  • English
  • Russian

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Bath or shower
  • Electronic bidet
  • Soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Full-sized fridge/freezer
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Rice cooker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee grinder
  • Ice maker
  • Spices
  • Paper towels


  • Cleaning supplies

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: USD 20 per person, per stay

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Towels fee: USD 2 per person, per stay

Optional extras

  • Late check-in between 10:00 PM and 11:00 PM can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 15
  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 20 (subject to availability)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

Property is located within an airport and access is restricted to airport travellers only. Flight boarding pass with passport must be presented upon check-in (visa may be required).

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

Also known as

The Rumi Hostel Los Angeles
The Rumi Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
The Rumi Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Los Angeles

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Rumi Hostel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
How much does it cost to stay at The Rumi Hostel?
As of 30 January 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Rumi Hostel on 26 February 2023 start from NZ$109, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Are pets allowed at The Rumi Hostel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Rumi Hostel?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at The Rumi Hostel.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Rumi Hostel?
You can check in from 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of USD 20 (subject to availability).
Is there an on-site casino at The Rumi Hostel?
No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Hollywood Park Casino (15-min drive) and Commerce Casino (15-min drive) are both nearby.
Are there restaurants at or near The Rumi Hostel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include BCD Tofu House (3-min walk), Ma Dang Gook Soo (4-min walk) and Eight Korean BBQ (4-min walk).
What's the area around The Rumi Hostel like?
The Rumi Hostel is in Downtown Los Angeles, a short 8-minute walk from Wilshire - Western Station and 7 minutes' walk from Wiltern Theatre.







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Property conditions & facilities




4/10 Fair

Unwelcoming Vibe.
I live in Mexico but am a U.S. citizen and an international traveller. I stayed a few separate times for one night at a time when I was in Los Angeles this year. I checked in for one night my last visit to L.A. before leaving back to Mexico. The manager made sure to tell me I was not allowed back because they "only accept international travellers". He made sure to let me know I was not welcome because "this place is for international travellers". What he meant to say was that U.S. citizens are not welcome there. Except looking at the reviews it seems like he means women from the United States because the men seemed able to stay. I made sure not to go downstairs and just left promptly the next morning. Also at 9pm seems like the manager sent one of the volunteers up to the room to check on I and my roommate as she wanted to "empty the trash". These people running it seem mentally off and discriminitory. Very unsafe and unwelcoming atmosphere especially for women. If they dont like your nationality as a woman they will certainly make sure you leave and make you uncomfortable. Lets not forget the mice and rats running around the place. Yuck.
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jahongir, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Alisa, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amarjargal, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Burak, 2-night trip
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2/10 Poor

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It's a nice place for a quick stay. I enjoyed it spent much time away as the place is a renovated home it has a lot of rooms.
Daisy, 5-night trip
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8/10 Very good

13-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nozomi, 1-night trip
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