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Historic Mayfair Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1256 West 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017 (Downtown)
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Lompoc, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We picked this hotel to stay the night after a concert at the staples center which is only a 5 minute cab drive away. It's an old place that has been/is being renovated. Rooms are small but clean ,the lobby is actually quite nice. Unlike some other reviewers I had no issue whatsoever with the service level. If you're ok... More

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MayfairLA, Owner at Historic Mayfair Hotel, responded to this review

What a perfect spot to stay for the concert! We may be a no frills kind of place, but we're glad you enjoyed our cozy, clean charm. Hope you had fun at your show. Until next time, Mike Shoffit, General Manager More

London
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a single night in May, the location is convenient, within walking distance of downtown LA. However, the reception service was slow or non-existent, we were either left waiting or were asked to come back later for assistance. The room was extremely small, with an even smaller bathroom...I could only just manage to open/close the door whilst... More

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MayfairLA, Owner at Historic Mayfair Hotel, responded to this review

It's a disappointment you didn't enjoy your stay here more. While I'm happy the location worked at well for you, it's upsetting to hear that service wasn't prompt and you struggled with your room. However, I'm pleased you were able to try out our breakfast. Take care, Mike Shoffit, General Manager More

Chattanooga
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I usually do not write reviews if I can not give at least 4 stars, but for the Mayfair, I am making an exception. It was less than several other hotels in downtown LA but still not cheap, and we would have been much better off with a chain hotel like Holiday Inn or Travelodge. The room was nasty and... More

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MayfairLA, Owner at Historic Mayfair Hotel, responded to this review

I'm really sorry to hear you weren't happier with your stay here. We take cleanliness very seriously, so to hear you describe your room as "nasty" is really surprising. If there was something wrong with it, I hope you alerted the front desk, as we would have attempted to move you to another suite. As for the parking issues, I... More

San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and I were in Los Angeles for a concert at the Staples Center and we need a place to stay over night that didn't cost a fortune. So, we found the Historic Mayfair, the pictures online look decent enough, but once we got there and saw it in person, it wasn't worth the 3 stars that it was... More

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MayfairLA, Owner at Historic Mayfair Hotel, responded to this review

Truly disappointed to hear you didn't have a better time during your stay with us, Joseph. We're definitely aware of a lot of the issues we have and are working to fix them. We're currently going through a huge renovation project that will address a lot of the issues you and others have brought up. Thanks, Mike Shoffit, General Manager More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I live 40 miles from downtown LA. I had to attend training in convention center and decided to avoid traffic and get a good night sleep by staying here.....only 2 miles away. Guess what? Noise of other guests at 2 am till 4 am in unreal. Banging on the wall, screaming down the hall way....I couldn't sleep at all. At... More

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MayfairLA, Owner at Historic Mayfair Hotel, responded to this review

I am truly so sorry to hear about this, Farhad. When you stay at a hotel you want it to be a restful, peaceful experience -- getting woken up in the middle of the night is the opposite of that. Because our hotel is so large, we unfortunately were probably unable to hear the noise -- otherwise we would have... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Old and dirty hotel. All carpets inside room and outside on the hallway were dirty with black stain spots. All furniture were dirty and old. The washing base and toilet didn't sink well and I had to flush the toilet several times. the bathroom had old stuff and the cold water tap on the tub didn't work and I had... More

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MayfairLA, Owner at Historic Mayfair Hotel, responded to this review

While I'm disappointed you didn't enjoy your stay more, there seems to have been some miscommunication here. We change the bed linens as often as our guests request -- most often every day. As for the fridge and microwave, those are only available in certain rooms and had you wanted those items we would have gladly upgraded you, but the... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I attended a conference in Century City and chose this hotel (based on ambiance) which is 12 miles away. I took mass transit which is another adventure. The front desk reception is great. The room itself was in need of renovation. The bed is hard. They were very sympathetic when I explained why I needed to change hotels. The water... More

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MayfairLA, Owner at Historic Mayfair Hotel, responded to this review

Good news, Vanessa -- all the rooms will be renovated! We've started a massive project to update our hotel. Regardless, I want to apologize for the issues with your room. I do hope you'll stay with us again once our renovations are complete. Take care, Mike Shoffit, General Manager More

Wildwood, New Jersey
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14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I have stayed at the Mayfair Last August for 3 nights the hotel was good for the price. The rooms could have been cleaner. the price was very decent compared to most LA hotels. The breakfast was also okay could have been cheaper though. the curtains were dirty and the maids were annoying knocking on our door so early. I... More

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MayfairLA, Owner at Historic Mayfair Hotel, responded to this review

Good new! Things are changing. We're currently going through major renovations that will improve our entire hotel. I'm extremely excited about the results, and I hope you'll come back to stay with us once they're done. Best, Mike Shoffit, General Manager More

New York City, New York
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

The most dirtiest place I have ever stayed in my life. The GM should be embarrassed offering such a dirty room to people . Being old does not mean having blood stain on the sheet and the bed skirt. Having shaved hair in the song . The bathroom floor was not mopped or vacuumed . A little Clorox would have... More

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Dallas, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We only booked one night, thankfully. When we arrived the lobby looked nice. It was a little warm but thought that was probably just the common area, boy was I wrong,. The rooms were hot and no way to make them cooler. They were extremely small and the carpet was nasty. The bath was also small and hot water was... More

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MayfairLA, Owner at Historic Mayfair Hotel, responded to this review

I never want to read that we were a disappointment to one of our guests, Stephanie. I'm so sorry to hear you found the temperature uncomfortable, and wish you would have alerted our staff -- we definitely could have fixed this for you. Additionally, whenever you were awoken by your neighbors, we would have immediately tried to remedy this situation... More

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Address: 1256 West 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Historic Mayfair Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 295
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Also Known As:
Mayfair Hotel Los Angeles
Mayfair Los Angeles
Mayfair Hotel La

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