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Hollywood Inn Express South

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   141 N. Alvarado St., Los Angeles, CA 90026 (Central L.A)
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Ranked #239 of 323 hotels in Los Angeles
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed there for 7 nights 14/8 to 21/8/14. good sized rooms for two people. wifi was fast enough and good reception in the rooms. Room had a balcony and overlooked noisy Alvarado st..(BRING YOUR EARPLUGS). To stay at this hotel you really need a car. There is a coin operated laundry as well as a microwave in a cabinet at... More

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Tijuana, Mexico
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We made a group reservation and all our guests were satisfied with the service. Rooms very comfortable and spacious. Free breakfast was a plus. Also, the hotel is close to Downtown L.A. and Hollywood area. The pool was clean and all the staff were really helpful.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel was ok - what do you expect really from a motel in this area. Had a bed to sleep, wasn't the cleanest room though. What was really annoying though that I had misplaced my bill and it took them over 2 months to send it to me? Actually I still haven't received it and am still waiting.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

PLEASE STAY AWAY. POOR furniture. PORN channel. Haunted room. BURN blanket and carpets. Unknown garbage pickers are inside the corridor. Yellow water, if you press orange juice vending machine. Lots of surprises. Please stay away from this WORST hotel. Find elsewhere.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

It took almost one hour to check in. It was after 2PM,way after people checked out. Room was clean,but very minimum. No safe deposit box in the room. Feel like I have to take all the valuable with me when I leave my room. 2nd night around midnight,someone try to break in from the terrace sliding door. My husband went... More

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Brisbane, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Be very careful in this area, very rough, the hotel was clean but not a lot around it close by to eat or have dinner. Free parking a bonus, some of the staff really helpful, some not. Rooms very comfortable, breakfast average.

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Ruston, Louisiana
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

When you arrive they ask you to pay in cash, which I did, I paid 185$ for two nights. Six hours after i checked out, they charged me 350$ extra for no reason. i have been trying to call the manager for three days but he is never there, they don't have the decency to give me an explanation why... More

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Dublin, Ireland
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

OK so its near loads, Mel's diner, walk of fame, concert venues are all around the corner and its in the heart of Hollywood ...and its cheap but then you get what you pay for. Not the cleanest place I've stayed - I had to resist the urge to buy an ultraviolet light to check the beds...minimal decor and a... More

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Frist stop in LA after traveling around California , got there early so had to come back later, no problem, tired hotel but clean , shower good Aircon good , big tv, disappointed that porn was the set channel to come on to !!! Reception polite & nice, note bad hotel but....... Didn't like the area, to many homeless people... More

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Bordeaux, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

This is a good motel. It's clean and well located. We were upgraded to a 3 beds room, which was nice. But the breakfast room is too small, there is not enough price for everyone to seat and not enough choice for the food. But for that price, I wouldn't complain.

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Address: 141 N. Alvarado St., Los Angeles, CA 90026
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Central L.A
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hollywood Inn Express South 2*
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This downtown Los Angeles motel is near all the attractions and activities that make this place such a fun destination. We are minutes away from Hollywood famous attractions, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hollywood Bowl, Pantages Theatre, Hollywood Sign and more. Hollywood Inn Express South is located one mile within downtown Los Angeles & Los Angeles Convention Center, This Downtown Los Angeles motel is the perfect family-friendly place for your Los Angeles vacation. ... more   less 
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