FIRST TIME TO FREEHAND LOS ANGELES?
First time to Freehand Los Angeles? Check out the answers to our most frequently asked questions below and if you’ve got any more, tweet at @freehandhotels and we’ll be happy to help you out!
We have enhanced our cleaning standard and hygiene procedures. Check out our Hygiene FAQs to discover more details for our properties.
Due to the global pandemic, some venues and services may have been eliminated or scaled down for the safety of our guests and staff. Please contact the hotel should you have any questions or concerns.
We’re located on the corner of 8th and Olive St. at 416 W. 8th St., Los Angeles, CA 90014
L.A. Live: 0.5 miles
Microsoft Theater: 0.6 miles
Staples Center: 0.6 miles
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles: 0.8 miles
Union Station: 1.5 miles
Dodger Stadium: 2.2 miles
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles: 2.7 miles
L.A. Memorial Coliseum: 2.8 miles
We do not accept cash payments and/or cash deposits at the Front Desk for room payment or incidental charges.
You can check-in from 3:00pm PST. Our front desk is staffed 24 hours a day to accommodate late arrivals. No need to rush!
Check out is at 12:00pm PST.
Guests must be at least 21 years of age to book a room. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and booked in a private room.
Public Transit ($)
You can get to and from LAX via the flyaway bus. This runs every half hour during the peak times of the day and every hour during the slower times (i.e. overnight). The bus picks-up and drops-off at Union Station and is $9 each way. To get to/from Union Station to the Hotel, use the 7th St. Metro Center Station and take a short walk to the hotel. The shuttle picks up outside each terminal at LAX.
A Taxi or Uber ride will cost an average of $40 – $70, give or take a few depending on time of day.
Valet Parking is available at the hotel. Overnight parking is $45 plus tax per night until December 31st, 2022.
From January 1st, 2023 our overnight parking charge will increase to $50 plus tax
The pool is open for swimming from 11am to sundown daily.
Please note that tables and lounge chairs are on a first come/first serve basis with a 2-hour time limit during the summer for pool lounge chairs and $65 minimum spend in the pool chairs for non-hotel guests.
No, pool chairs are on a first/come – first/serve basis.
At check-in, you are assigned a bunk and a corresponding locker. There may be up to 7 other people sharing the room with you dependent on the room category. The bathroom (one shower, one sink, one toilet) is located within the room. Bath amenities are not included in the room.
Yes, there is a 24-hour Fitness Center available to all registered guests.
Yes, the resort fee is $25 for private rooms and $5 for shared beds. All guests receive high speed Wi-Fi and rooftop priority – Broken Shaker!
Each bunk has a locker paired with it. We recommend bringing your own lock, however if you forgot one, padlocks will be available for sale at the front desk. Private rooms will have a safe.
Yes! No password is needed, just pull up the login page on our website and enter your name and email address.
For info on the latest Freehand happenings visit our calendar page or check us out on Facebook. Also, feel free to stop by the front desk to learn more about what’s going on at Freehand Los Angeles.
We are dog friendly! Dogs that are 75 lbs or less are welcome at the hotel, for guests staying in private rooms. There is a one time fee of $50 plus tax per stay if you bring your dog. For guests staying in our shared rooms, dogs are not allowed. We do not accept any other pets.
Please visit our Front Desk for all dog parks and dog friendly restaurants within walking distance.
If you would like to stay 30 nights or longer, please contact us directly at: