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1 room, 2 adults


1,5-star1,5 stars
1617 Cosmo Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90028, United States of America

City-center hostel within walking distance of Pantages Theatre
  • Free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
Awesome vibe
Great room
Great amenities
Service is adequate


from ZAR 985
  • Shared Dormitory, 1 Twin Bed (Pod)
  • Shared Dormitory, 1 Double Bed

What’s around PodShare


  • In Hollywood
  • Pantages Theatre - 5 min walk
  • Capitol Records Tower - 6 min walk
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame - 7 min walk
  • Dolby Theater - 14 min walk
  • TCL Chinese Theatre - 15 min walk
  • Hollywood and Highland Center - 23 min walk
  • Melrose Avenue - 26 min walk

Getting around

  • Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) - 43 min drive
  • Burbank, CA (BUR-Bob Hope) - 23 min drive
  • Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal) - 31 min drive
  • Van Nuys, CA (VNY) - 24 min drive
  • Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal) - 33 min drive
  • Long Beach, CA (LGB-Long Beach Municipal) - 48 min drive
  • Glendale Transportation Center - 20 min drive
  • Burbank Bob Hope Airport Station - 20 min drive
  • Sun Valley Station - 20 min drive
  • Hollywood - Vine Station - 5 min walk
  • Hollywood - Highland Station - 13 min walk
  • Hollywood - Western Station - 25 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 1 room
  • Arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 10 AM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out
There is no front desk at this property. If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum guest age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • No alcohol served onsite
  • Caters to adults only
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Things to do
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2012
  • Designated smoking areas
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • 22-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • In-room computer
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Shared accommodations

Special features


On Site

  • Free bicycles on site


  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

PodShare’s small print

Also known as

  • PodShare
  • PodShare Los Angeles
  • PodShare Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • PodShare Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Los Angeles
  • PodShare Hollywood
  • PodShare Hostel
  • PodShare Hostel Hollywood
  • PodShare Hotel Hollywood
  • PodShare Hotel
  • PodShare Hostel Los Angeles
  • PodShare Los Angeles


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Good 7,6 From 39 reviews

Good 6,0
Give and take
Check in and out was a breeze I came into podshare realizing it was a shared area BUT the one of the podmates was sick all night. Lots of coughing and throwing up. While I felt bad for him I got very little rest that first night. Not much privacy but it was a good value. Bit of give and take.
us2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
I'm a Podshare Fan!
I LOVED it! Look, let's be honest. It's a hostel. The amenities are communal, from the kitchen to the bathroom to the only big mirror in front of the only door which is open all the time. But, the location couldn't be more convenient. You can walk out and you are less than a minute away from Hollywood Blvd. You can hear the Sunday Farmers market and its placed on a side street where you don't feel claustrophobic. Before I even checked in, Ashley checked on me to make sure I knew how to get there. And gave me extra info about the LA shuttles. When I arrived, she made my bed with fresh sheets and she was always around to ask how my day was. Jose, one of Podshare's caregivers, is sweet, honest, and friendly. And he will get loud if he needs to! They are bunk beds with comfortable mattresses, with a personal outlet and light in each one. There's chalk space to write your name and small lockers to use. Locks are sold separately. Quiet time is at around 10pm and if you are a light sleeper, there are plenty of complementary earplugs. Definitely take advantage of them! Overall, this is the perfect experience of you want to travel to LA on a budget. What you see is what you get! And in my opinion, it's worth it.
Kimberly, usOther trip
Very good 8,0
it was good overall :) minor things: long wait for bathroom; might need a two baths at least or separate baths for F/M ? also the ladder smell so bad i could smell the steel on my hand all night.
us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Great hostel option
Great location and the beds were comfortable. The facility is small but the staff is responsive. Just don't expect a hotel for this price. I will be staying again.
usOther trip
Exceptional 10,0
Daniel and Belen were AMAZING AND PROFESSIONAL HOSTS! I felt like I was staying with family! SUPER CLEAN! LOVED THE EXPERIENCE!
Joel, us1 night trip


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