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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 #228 of 322 hotels in Los Angeles
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

First off rooms were not ready at time of check in, had to leave and come back later. We get back and there is no parking. Rooms smelled very bad. Engraved graffiti on the head boards of the beds. Remote control for tv did not work. Water in the shower dribbled out with no water pressure. The buttons on the... More

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

When I arrived there was absolutely no problem with my reservation, which is nice because I tend to get problems during my arrivals. My room was clean and I thought I could be comfortable there for the next three days. The breakfast the next morning looked really delicious (fresh made waffles) and the employees were very nice. The only thing... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
19 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This is an older hotel that seems to be at a halfway mark in renovation—the walls and ceilings were freshly painted and carpet was in good condition, but the furniture looked like thrift store markdowns (peeling paint, broken knobs). TV sets were ancient, and the remote control was held together with tape. The beds were clean with crisp white sheets... More

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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Great location, area is not so good, but as long you drive you will be fine, close to main attractions, make sure you book a non-smoking room. Some have very nice balconies facing to the street. International and local guests in house.

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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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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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#228 On the Beach Hotel in Los Angeles
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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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