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Freehand Los Angeles

4-star Hotel with Outdoor pool

416 West 8th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014

+1 213 612 0021

based on 3,922 reviews


per night

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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Freehand Los Angeles room price & deals

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Deluxe Rooms - Mountain view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$243 totalPrestigia
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Standard Rooms - Mountain view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$160 total123Milhas
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Superior Rooms - Skyline view


$182 totalAGODA
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Double Rooms - Ocean view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$274 totalVio.com
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King Rooms - Mountain view
1 king bed

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$156 totalAGODAHC
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Other Rooms - Garden view
1 twin bed

1 twin bed



$43 totalAgoda.com
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

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

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
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning

Accessibility and suitability

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • 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
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


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

Services and conveniences

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


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Media and entertainment

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


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator


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


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


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


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Board games/puzzles

Parking and transportation

  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Swimming pool toys


  • Terrace/Patio


  • 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

Top landmarks

STAPLES Center0.6 mi
The Broad0.8 mi
Little Tokyo1.0 mi
Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery10.6 mi
Getty Center12.6 mi
Venice Canal Historic District12.7 mi
California Science Center2.6 mi
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County2.7 mi
Nethercutt Collection21.7 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Shibumi0.0 mi
Uncle Johns Ham N Eggs0.0 mi
Rudolph’s Bar & Tea0.0 mi
Broken Shaker - Los Angeles0.0 mi
The Exchange Restaurant0.0 mi
Golden Gopher0.0 mi
Modern Times LA - Dankness Dojo0.1 mi
fundamental DTLA0.1 mi
B.S. Taqueria0.1 mi

Freehand Los Angeles Reviews

GoodBased on 3,922 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Room was very clean, friendly staff." (in 245 reviews)
  • clean comfy rooms with a nice vibe. (in 237 reviews)
  • Great location and clean rooms. (in 234 reviews)
Cons -
  • Didn't disclose $150 deposit for room. (in 137 reviews)
  • No breakfast or taxi available. (in 71 reviews)
  • Only the poor breakfast (in 67 reviews)

Freehand Los Angeles room booking info

Check in/Check out

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

  • How does Freehand Los Angeles compare to other 4 star hotels in Los Angeles?

    Freehand Los Angeles is $440 cheaper than the average 4 star hotel in Los Angeles. You can usually find a nightly rate of $48 when staying at Freehand Los Angeles.

  • How far is Freehand Los Angeles from Hawthorne?

    If there is no traffic, the 9.5 mi drive between Hawthorne and Freehand Los Angeles should only take about 28min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • What is the best way to get to Freehand Los Angeles from Hawthorne?

    If you intend on renting a car to travel from Hawthorne 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 $11/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 Hawthorne directly to the hotel.

  • Are there food options at Freehand Los Angeles?

    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.

  • Does Freehand Los Angeles have a pool?

    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.

  • How close is Freehand Los Angeles to Los Angeles city center?

    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.

  • What is the phone number for Freehand Los Angeles?

    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.

  • Does Freehand Los Angeles have Wi-Fi available?

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

  • Is there a gym or fitness center available to guests at Freehand Los Angeles?

    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.

  • What time is check-out for Freehand Los Angeles?

    Freehand Los Angeles check-out time is 12:00 PM. Late check-out may be available upon request at the reception desk.

  • How much is a room at Freehand Los Angeles?

    Prices may fluctuate based on room type, dates, and availability. You can find great room deals for Freehand Los Angeles at the moment between $38 and $197 a night. Enter preferred dates in the form above to see the best-matched deals for you.

  • Is there laundry service in Freehand Los Angeles?

    Yes, laundry services are accessible for guests staying at Freehand Los Angeles, Los Angeles. You can leave your travel iron at home and use the irons provided at the accommodation.

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