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Freehand Los Angeles

416 West 8th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014

+1 213 612 0021

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based on 3,594 reviews

About Freehand Los Angeles, Los Angeles

Value for money

When you stay at Freehand Los Angeles, you’ll be 2,650 feet from downtown in a space that includes a rooftop bar and pool with 360-degree views of the city. This hotel has a 24-hour front desk, a gift shop filled with local goods, and a cash machine. A fitness center is available at the hotel along with a shared kitchenette for your cooking needs. Located in the historic Commercial Exchange building, Freehand Los Angeles offers top amenities like room services, enhanced bedding, an attentive bellman, and valet services. This 4-star hotel offers a business center with fax and photocopying services if you’re in the area for work. There is a sun terrace, a parking garage, and a banquet room at the hotel. Evening entertainment is also available as a bonus. With a choice of 226 rooms, Freehand Los Angeles offers king rooms, loft suites, studios, Burroughs suites, and shared lodging options. The shared spaces can accommodate up to eight people with cedar bunkbeds, privacy screens, and reading lights. Other rooms come with large work desks, 43-inch televisions, and custom window seats with a view. There are several restaurants at the hotel with everything from cocktails to coffee and international meal creations. 27 Restaurant is a popular choice with meals composed of local produce and fresh seafood. A few steps away, you can dine at Bottega Louis, Sugarfish by Sushi Nozawa, or Karl Strauss Brewing Company. Los Angeles has tons to do, and much of it is near the hotel so you can visit the Getty Center, spend a day at Universal Studios Hollywood, or walk through the Griffith Observatory.

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Standard Rooms - Courtyard view


$135 totalAgoda.com
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Superior Rooms - Courtyard view


$208 totalBooking.com
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Double Rooms - Lake view


$185 totalFINDHOTEL
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King Rooms - Lake view


$176 totalFINDHOTEL
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Other Rooms - Lake view


$66 totalPrestigia
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Valet parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit

Accessibility and suitability

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Pets not allowed
  • Private entrance
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Elevator
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Lockers
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Additional toilet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Smartphone dock
  • TV

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Evening entertainment
  • Night club


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator


  • Heated pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool with a view
  • Pool bar

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking
  • Valet parking


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Swimming pool toys


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Freehand Los Angeles

Attractions in Los Angeles, California curated by momondo

Freehand Los Angeles location: 416 West 8th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014


L.A. Live0.5 mi
Microsoft Theater0.6 mi
STAPLES Center0.6 mi
Walt Disney Concert Hall0.8 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Rudolph’s Bar & Tea0.0 mi
Broken Shaker - Los Angeles0.0 mi
The Exchange Restaurant0.0 mi
Golden Gopher0.0 mi

Freehand Los Angeles Reviews

GreatBased on 3594 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Nice staff and nice breakfast! (in 223 reviews)
  • I felt the location was great (in 212 reviews)
  • Amazing rooftop pool! (in 170 reviews)
Cons -
  • It's covid so no breakfast. (in 67 reviews)
  • Parking was a nightmare. (in 31 reviews)
  • "fancy hotel, bunk beds confy." (in 17 reviews)

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Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • Freehand Los Angeles is $290 cheaper than the average 4 star hotel in Los Angeles. You can usually find a nightly rate of $46 when staying at Freehand Los Angeles.

  • If there is no traffic, the 11.2 mi drive between Los Angeles and Freehand Los Angeles should only take about 33min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Los Angeles to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Freehand Los Angeles offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $16/day for a base model rental. A very popular option for travelers staying at Freehand Los Angeles would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Los Angeles directly to the hotel.

  • There is a restaurant at Freehand Los Angeles that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +1 213 612 0021 for kitchen hours. Guests staying at Freehand Los Angeles are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • Freehand Los Angeles does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • Freehand Los Angeles is 3.4 mi away from the city center of Los Angeles, where you can find interesting sights such as The Wiltern.

  • If you have questions or concerns about your stay at Freehand Los Angeles, call +1 213 612 0021 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Yes, Freehand Los Angeles has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Yes, there is a gym available to guests of Freehand Los Angeles. For gym hours, it is best to ask the front desk clerk during check-in.

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