It’s been called the most disgusting hotel in Los Angeles. It’s also been called a must-see destination for any serious fan of The Doors. No, it’s not Morrison Hotel. It’s Jim Morrison’s final home in West Hollywood.
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Morrison Hotel and the Original Hard Rock Cafe
In Downtown Los Angeles you can still visit two sites where The Doors were photographed for their fifth album, Morrison Hotel, in 1969.
Down on Alvarado Street by the Pioneer Chicken Stand
Warren Zevon sang about the Pioneer Chicken stand on Alvarado. Some people claim he meant the one on Sunset. Zevon disagrees. We investigate.
Hollywood Hawaiian Hotel
The Hollywood Hawaiian Hotel, immortalized in Warren Zevon’s 1976 classic “Desperadoes Under the Eaves,” no longer exists. Instead, where it once stood, you can find the Princess Grace Apartments.
Burrito King, Sunset Boulevard
Burrito King at the corner of Sunset & Alvarado is where the late Warren Zevon went when he wanted a machaca burrito.