Based on 273 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

Freehand Los Angeles puts you in the heart of Los Angeles, within just a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions like Orpheum Theatre and Pershing Square. Highlights at this hotel include 3 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges and an outdoor swimming pool.

Free WiFi, hairdryers and phones are featured in all 226 rooms. Nice touches to enhance your stay include rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries, while pillowtop beds and premium bedding invite a good night's rest.

The restaurant, The Exchange Restaurant , serves local and international cuisine and is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Broken Shaker is the hotel's own rooftop bar, serving drinks along with brunch and lunch. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness centre and pool loungers. A meeting room and a business centre are among the business amenities offered. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a free manager's reception and a coffee shop/café. Full breakfast is available on weekdays between 7 AM and 10:30 AM and on weekends between 10 AM and 1 PM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this 4-star Downtown Los Angeles hotel include Staples Center and Fashion District.

Standard Room (King - Skyline)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$178 per night

Private Quad

Bed Count 4 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 4 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Private Super Eight

Bed Count 8 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Private Super Six

Bed Count 6 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Studio King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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About the Freehand Los Angeles

Location 416 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Property Features

Freehand Los Angeles offers its guests an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness centre. There are 3 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/cafΘ and a nearby snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and A poolside bar. A free manager's reception is offered on selected days. Public spaces have free WiFi. A business centre and a meeting room are available. A rooftop terrace, tour or ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Freehand Los Angeles. For a fee, parking is available. A complete renovation of Freehand Los Angeles was completed in June 2017. This 4-star Los Angeles hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 226 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Built in 1924
  • Bar by the pool
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • On-site shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) (28.1 km / 17.5 mi)
  • Train station: Los Angeles Union Station (5.1 km / 3.2 mi)
  • Metro station: 7th Street - Metro Center Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Freehand Los Angeles offers 226 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with designer toiletries and a hairdryer. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. This Los Angeles hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, and complimentary toiletries.

  • Separate bedroom
  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Hairdryer
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

The hotel hosts a free manager's reception on selected days.

The Exchange Restaurant – This restaurant specialises in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Broken Shaker – This poolside rooftop bar specialises in local cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Rudolph's Bar & Tea – This lobby lounge specialises in local and international cuisine and serves lunch, dinner and light fare. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Cafe Integral – This Cafe specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast and light fare. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness centre.

Hotel Policies

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets: USD $50 per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of USD $50 per stay
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • 24-hour check-in

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 150.00 per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 23.14 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Fitness centre access
  • Housekeeping

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

This property collects a mandatory resort fee at check-in. The amount varies based on room type. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 3 and USD 14 for adults, and USD 3 and USD 14 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 49.50 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD $50 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD $50 per pet, per stay
  • Facilities fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.