The Rochester Mansion

1932 Rochester CircleLos Angeles90018USA
Bed & Breakfast
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About The Rochester Mansion

Previously owned by actor Eddie “Rochester” Anderson, this southern Victorian mansion now offers budget hostel accommodations in Jefferson Park. Guests receive free parking and a complimentary daily breakfast.

The hostel offers both private and bunk bed shared rooms. All accommodations offer linens, towels and toiletries. In addition, daily housekeeping is offered.

The Rochester Mansion features an outdoor swimming pool and an exercise room. Guests have access to a communal kitchen and a fireplace lounge. For added convenience, laundry services are offered onsite.

Nearby dining options include The Burger Place, Chinese restaurant Ho Sai Kai, Mexican eatery El Valle Oaxaqueno, and the Joan & Sisters Restaurant.

The hostel is located near the University of Southern California, a ten-minute drive from Venice, Santa Monica, and downtown Los Angeles, and 15 minutes from Hollywood.


1932 Rochester Circle, Los Angeles, CA, 90018, USA
Telephone: +1(404)7100454 |

Top amenities

  • WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Fan
  • Fridge
  • Internet
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 03:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Convenient Location

Most guests found The Rochester Mansion's location to be quite convenient, with easy public transportation connexions to both the bus and the train. Getting to Hollywood, downtown and the beaches is easy, even if you don't have a car. The hostel is located in a safe, residential area, near the famous University of Southern California. Also convenient, there is a grocery store and several budget dining options nearby.

Bountiful Breakfast

Don't miss out on the complimentary “gourmet” breakfast, offered daily. Guests say that the selection of food offered in the breakfast buffet is quite impressive, especially for a hostel. There is a variety of hot and cold dishes available, including eggs and waffles, which many guests found to be food quality and delicious.

Magnificent Mansion

The Rochester Mansion is housed within a beautiful southern Victorian mansion, and most guests were very impressed with their accommodations and the décor throughout the property. The furniture looks ornate and the chandeliers add a luxurious touch to the picture. In addition, guests also complimented the staff on their wonderful hospitality.

Negative Reviews


Though most guests did not have a problem, some did mention having trouble connecting to the Wi-Fi from their rooms.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 231 reviews across the web
7.7 /10
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    7.7 /10
    5.1 /10
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    7.9 /10
7.7 out of 10 based on 231 reviews