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The Hotel Wilshire, a Kimpton Hotel

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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Kimpton Hotels seem to have found there niche of having a very modern, updated and comfortable setting for their hotels. This is one of the most comfortable hotels I've been in LA. Now, it's not super fancy like some others, and I wouldn't put it in the luxury category, but still - very modern, very nice. Staff seems friendly for... More 

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Hotel Wilshire, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, We are on a mission! That mission is to change the perception that LA hotels are not as warm and friendly as in other parts of the country. I'm glad you found our staff to be genuine and service oriented but next time we hope to exceed your expectations even more! Although our lobby is on the smaller... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

I recently stayed at The Hotel Wilshire for business. I usually stay at the Kimpton (Hotel Palomar) in Westwood, but I wanted to check out the new property. It's tucked away in an odd spot, but I loved this place. It's a quick drive to the Grove and Farmers Market, the Beverly Center, West Hollywood, and everything else. The location... More 

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Hotel Wilshire, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, It's so great to get a positive review from a Kimpton loyalist! I'm so glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stays at the Palomar and have now discovered the new Kimpton in town! And I totally agree - our rooftop is indeed a gem! It's a real hidden oasis in the middle of LA. But all... More 

Santa Barbara, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
32 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

The rooms are small but nicely done. Comfortable beds for sure. No bathtub though. The bathrooms are great however. I could hear the couple above me in the morning. Not cool. I only stayed one night and got in late so I can't say much more. I did enjoy the snacks. Overall it was a good value and a nice,... More 

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Hotel Wilshire, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Although you were only with us for a brief stay, I'm so glad that you found our bathrooms well designed and you enjoyed a peaceful night's sleep in our comfortable beds. I'm so sorry that you were then disturbed by noise from the room upstairs! I do hope that we will see you again and that you can... More 

Charlottesville, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013 via mobile

First of all I was somewhat reluctant to stay at Hotel Wilshire. While traveling alone I have specific requirements I like to fulfill. Namely, I like to be away from the elevators and noise and have a room with a nice deep soaking tub. Previous reviewers said the rooms were a little small So i opted for a larger room... More 

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Hotel Wilshire, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, It's great to see one of our employees' names up in lights! Cesar is a stellar member of our Front Desk team, so I'm so happy that he took good care of you during your recent stay and assisted in finding the perfect room. On a different note, I am so sorry that you were not promptly acknowledged... More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Staff was very friendly and helpful. Room was on the small side, but plenty large for just me. One of the cleanest rooms I have had in recent travel. On the downside, it is a pretty dark room at night, even with all of the lights on. Also, the gym is too far away to be useful. Didn't have the... More 

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Hotel Wilshire, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, I love to see comments complimenting our staff! At the end of the day, it's those personal connections that really make the difference. And to hear that the room was the cleanest of all your recent hotel experiences....WOW! That is amazing feedback that I will be sure to share with our hard working Housekeeping team! I am terribly... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We recently spent three nights here. Conveniently located close to Downtown and West Hollywood. Valet parking is easy and they bring our car very quickly. The rooms are nicely appointed, as are the bathrooms.

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Hotel Wilshire, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, I love seeing these 5-star reviews! I couldn't agree more regarding the location - we are conveniently nestled between Downtown, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, and West Hollywood. Just a quick drive (or walk!) from the best sights in LA. I'm also so happy to hear that you enjoyed your room. I agree they are quite comfortable and well... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Let me start by saying that I really appreciate the deep discount at checkout. Here's the list: 1) no gym, 2) no pay-per-view movies, 3) rooftop restaurant had almost zero indoor seating..smog with dinner, 4) Low volume on TV (controlled intentionally, because the walls are thin), 5) short seat toilet, 6) they put milk in my oatmeal in the morning,... More 

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Hotel Wilshire, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, This is a major bummer for us to see a review like this! I'm so sorry that our hotel was not quite what you had in mind. I'm glad however that you felt the Front Desk somewhat made up for your concerns upon check-out and that you found the hotel to be centrally located. If you do have... More 

Wayne, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

First time and didn't know what to expect just that I wanted a location walking distance to my mtg place. This was a lovely place, friendly people, clean, wine tasting in the lobby every day at 5:30, rooftop dining, quiet, great beds...reminded my on my favorites places I 've stayed at in Germany...Has a Euro feel to it. Great showers!... More 

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Hotel Wilshire, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, I love being compared to your favorite European hotel! What a compliment. I'm so happy to hear that you got to take advantage of our evening Wine Hour and were able to visit the rooftop restaurant and pool. And now that you've signed up for our Kimpton In Touch guest loyalty program, I hope that we'll be seeing... More 

Lancaster, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

My recent visit to the Hotel Wilshire, LA was more than expected. It was a pleasure to celebrate with a dear friend at this fabulous boutique hotel. Everything was perfect! The hotel staff went above and beyond to make the celebration memorable. Cesar Garcia, Guest Services Agent was the absolute best. He made excellent recommendation on places to visit, dine... More 

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Hotel Wilshire, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, What an amazing review! To hear that you described your stay as 'perfect' is truly music to our ears! Cesar at the Front Desk is definitely an asset to our hotel, so I'm so glad that you got the chance to meet him. We are a very customer focused team, so getting this kind of validating feedback means... More 

Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

If you're not here specifically for a convention or some type of business in the downtown area I would avoid this. the downtown lacks any type of life or atmosphere after hours or weekends. the hotel is nice and exactly what you would expect from kimpton. i would stay here again only if i had business obligations downtown and transfer... More 

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Hotel Wilshire, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, I'm so happy that your business obligations brought you to us here at the Hotel Wilshire. While we are not located in Downtown LA, but rather in the Miracle Mile area which is closer to West Hollywood, we do allow for easy access to the heart of downtown. Hopefully you will keep us in mind if your travels... More 

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