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Royal Pagoda Motel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   995 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (Downtown)
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Ranked #198 of 322 hotels in Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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Big Bear City
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel offers free WiFi, parking, micro, frig. Easy walk to downtown, city center and Union Station (with numerous connections to any part of LA). Staff friendly and accommodating, easy access to 110 Freeway, supermarkets close by and numerous restaurants, bakeries, coffee outlets to satisfy all one's cravings.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I stayed in this motel for one night. The reception was a Chinese guy who barely could speak english. The room and bathroom were so dull and dirty. I could hardly connect to wifi. The only positive point is the location of the motel, which is close to the main train station. I also had problem with getting taxi(again, reception... More

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

For people and families who want to stay and walk around and eat in Chinatown its OK but in this Motel I definetly WOULD NOT RECOMMEND to my friends because first of all the rooms are smelly after you spent overnight your entire body beging to itch. Do not go in person and make a reservation in the front desk... More

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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

I found this hotel while searching for something near Downtown. It is in Chinatown and has Free Internet & Free Parking. The Room is Great! It is freshly Painted with a very comfortable bed and Fridge. For LA this Price & location can't be beat. It is near all the Major Freeways and very clean. The bathroom is small and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013 via mobile

This motel was absolutely horrible. When we got there the staff was rude and hardly spoke English, we asked if we could have an iron and they said we had to make a down payment of 25$ on it. The room was horrendously tiny and reeked of smoke. The bathroom was filthy, I had to wear flip flops in the... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

The room may be a bit small, but it is clean and inexpensive. The room has a mini fridge, closet, and desk. There are plenty of restaurants in the area and parking is free. Excellent value and I never felt unsafe in the neighborhood. p.s. the old Chinese guy was not rude, maybe a little hard of hearing but never... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

The rooms are small and dated. The customer service is non-existent. However, for the price, it was what I anticipated. I was curious because of the Chinatown location and the Royal Pagoda's history. The Pagoda's "golden era" has long passed.

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

I discovered the Royal Pagota a few years ago, recommended by a friend..I have stayed there several times. As a former downtown resident, It is my only choice for affordable, clean accomodations...If you have experienced other los angeles motels in this price range, you are probably still recovering from the horror! The Royal Pagota is quiet, clean (always!), and offers... More

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231 reviews 231 reviews
61 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

We could not get wifi in our downstairs room, so management moved us to the second floor and although the motel does not allow connection to facebook, we were able to get wifi and the room on the second floor was much nicer. The motel is a bit out of the way but we choose it as we wanted to... More

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Australia, sydney
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

I stayed there for 1 night, and got charged the 1 night AND an extra charge of 1024USD,the employee accidently charged my card!! He realised the mistake and refunded the 1024 back into my account. Unfortunately that mistake of himself/and the business resulted in a loss of 60USD for me (due to the exchange rate fluctuation, I live in UK).He... More

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Address: 995 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Royal Pagoda Motel 2*
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