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El Patio Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   11466 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, Los Angeles, CA 91604 (Universal City Area)
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Ranked #271 of 318 hotels in Los Angeles
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Austin, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charming exterior, dangerous room, management doesn't care. Manager barley spoke English. Bed crammed into a corner, so if there are 2 in the bed, expect problems escaping. Also expect bottom sheet to come off with the pad and you will wrestle an octopus all night on a smarmy mattress. The shower door did not keep the water inside the mold... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

I enjoyed my stay. The place was not luxurious, but for a semi late booking and for the price, it was money well spent. People need to get off their high horses. Location was perfect. Every thing worked great; AC/Heater, hot water, fridge, etc. The towels are very thin however, but there is a Marshalls in walking distance. my girlfriend... More

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Holywood, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

OMG. I don't know where to start. What a terrible service and smelly rooms. We were going out of town so my husband booked the reservation. When we got there within 1minute of being inside the room I almost passed. The room smelled, carped was dirty, bed looked nasty, UGH. So within few minutes I approached the front desk manager... More

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San Pablo, California, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I booked a 2 night stay here to save money during labor day weekend of 2013. I already know it's a motel and didn't expect much. But upon entering the room, we found that the carpet, sheets, and towels were stained. There is no door to the shower, I had to use their fleece throw as a cover for privacy.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We feared the worst when we booked the El Patio. We booked late and it was pretty much the only place left in town. When we arrived, we were actually pleasantly surprised. There are only around 15 rooms, all arranged around the central car park. It is fairly easy to find, with a large sign on Ventura Boulevard. The access... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Oh My where shall I start. I read the reviews before booking and thought it cant possibly be that bad, besides I just needed somewhere close to Universal Studios thinking it was in a short walking distance, although it's NOT. Be prepared to walk about 2 miles for that. The AC barely kept the room cool, and the place was... More

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San Jose, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012 via mobile

This may be the cheapest motel, not worth of your money. If you book online you will be totally surprised to see the rooms. My tavel agent called them suites and is not worth of a avg motel room. I don't recommend this a family, esp with kids.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

A small dark stuffy room with a noisy and not very efficient aircon unit! Full size fridge and mircowave provided, no coffee machine. Nowhere close to get coffee/breakfast nearby. Close to Universal Studios, about it's only redeeming feature.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012 via mobile

We stayed at room #4 and it was a good sized but the carpet wasnt vaccummed at all. The bathroom was ugly and the fan didnt work and people could see through it. The fridge was dirty (no joke) and in a very akward place! The beds were so noisy, just by sitting on them! Probably the next room could... More

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Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

So disappointing, I left after 1 night even though I paid for 5. Tiny room, horrible bed, no bathtub and I had to stuff towels into the crack between the door and and the door jam to attempt to stop the cold December draft. Super 8 a few miles away was clean, served breakfast, the rooms were secure, clean and... More

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Additional Information about El Patio Inn

Also Known As:
El Patio Hotel Los Angeles
El Patio Hotel
Address: 11466 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, Los Angeles, CA 91604
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Universal City Area
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
#271 On the Beach Hotel in Los Angeles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — El Patio Inn 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This resort style INN is a unique 58 year old landmark with Spanish style cottages that have been restored over the years to original condition with modern amenities such as Wi-Fi, Complimentary Cable TV & HBO, Starz, etc ... So come on over and enjoy 4 star amenities at 1/2 the price. Located in prime Studio City area, 1.7 miles west of Universal Studios Hollywood. There have been many movies filmed in this hotel such as Devil In A Blue Dress, Lost Highway, and many more. The Inn is minutes from shopping, fine dinning and entertainment. Hotel serves complimentary assorted pastries and coffee and hot tea & Juice for breakfast. ... more   less 
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