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El Patio Inn

11466 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, Los Angeles, CA 91604
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room was average, a bit dated, but it seemed clean enough. The towels were so threadbare and small they were only barely adequate to dry yourself with. The staff were polite but not that friendly. The location was good for us, and I guess it was a reasonably priced motel in as very expensive part of town. We got... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

By saying this place was horrible is a compliment. I was looking for a resonae place to stay for me and my children near Universal Studios and for $150.00 a night I figured it would be ok. I read all the reviews which can't be real. Immediately when I arrived I knew I had made a mistake. I looked at... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

If I could give ZERO stars I would! I woke up to COCKROACHES crawling around our room! Disgusting. I immediately went to the front desk at 5:30 in the morning and was told she wasn't capable of refunds and gave me corporate's phone number/email. I got a response about 5 hours later, denying any cockroach sightings and offered to look... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

It is a modest price in an expensive location, down the road from Universal Studios. We were able to park a rental car, and then use the M car park closer to Universal, and walk up to the Studios (good tip, thanks). You can also get a bus down there. The motel is nothing special, but everything worked (at least... More 

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Tacoma
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This facility is nowhere near the description on their website. We were looking for an inexpensive place to stay for a guys weekend, although we did expect more than a run down 50's style motel, especially for the price we paid. This is the chance you take when booking on-line and relying on websites to give a legitimate description of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The staff is caring and attentive but I get the since that they are also protective of the property...! The rooms are a little small but clean and modern! The WiFi is good and the housekeeping does a very good job at cleaning after you!!! I liked the coziness and the privacy of the property and the drive to your... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

this hotel is so dirty nasty they don not clean/wash the sheets it smelled so bad shower was so dirty. the beds are so old and nasty you make one little move it and sounds like you moved the whole bed remote to tv does not work. their so called breakfast is nasty cookies that are expired. the ac is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This hotel is not worth anything over $40! And it is no where near universal! There is no continental breakfast just Tampica Juice and dollar store cookies. Rooms are dirty and beds are really uncomfortable...

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I'll start off by saying I was glad we read the reviews first before we walked into our room. It gave us a sense of humor which would have been otherwise lacking. We had to stay here on New Years because everything else was full (our own fault). I felt the price of $200 was way too high considering the... More 

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Thousand Oaks, Ca
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Not such a good experience. Housekeeping was bad, they forgot to leave toilet paper and they also forgot the remote control for the TV, the toilet clogged, they had to transfer me to another room which had cockroaches.

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