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Historic Mayfair Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1256 West 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Ranked #199 of 328 Hotels in Los Angeles
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars NEW

We stayed at this hotel for 4 nights last week , and it was very tatty . Rooms were shabby . Stains on the carpets . Net curtains looked if they had Neva been washed in twenty years . Cudnt get anything to eat . It looked to be in a rough area of Los angles . Did not go... More 

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Portadown, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed for 4 nights on a short break and can only with what a lot of people have said. The bathroom was very small carpets worn and frayed . The hotel is set in a dodgy area and the only saving grace is its closeness to the Metro for transport to other areas.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had one night to kill back in LA before my flight back to Australia and wanted to see a different area… I wish I hadn't. The hotel itself is ok; old and rundown but still clean and secure. Staff were friendly. There is not much in the area at all though, and I felt a bit unsafe walking around... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're on a budget and like history, this is for you. Very cute inside. Its very old, they've constantly renovating this hotel. But they don't do it in order. I was in room 703 and carpet was worn, fan and one of the lights in bathroom didn't work .Oh yeah its a ADA room (handicap room).

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Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This hotel is such a huge disappointment! I checked in about 20 minutes ago and just got off the phone with Orbitz to cancel my stay. Orbitz had it advertised as a 4.2 star - such a lie!! 2 star at BEST. The shower is absolutely disgusting. There are all sorts of stains on the curtains - some appear to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Very few nice words to say about this place. From the moment we got to the hotel I had instant regrets about booking this place. When we got there the guy at the front desk was very rude to me and my partner. And had very limited English skills. He tried to tell us as 11pm at night that we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

Booked this hotel through Agoda as the price was reasonable and the location was good (near Staples center)! Decided to read the reviews on this hotel only after a few weeks I booked it. Imagine my horror and shock when I read the reviews on here and other sites. I got really scared and wanted to book another hotel. My... More 

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

I'm so happy that you decided to give us a "go!" It's great to hear how much you loved our lobby and how wonderful Teena was at welcoming you and getting you settled. However, I do want to thank you for the feedback about the breakfast hours. Additionally, I appreciate you leaving that information about the car service -- I... More 

St. George, Utah
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This lovely old hotel is located downtown within easy walking distance of the financial, fashion, theater and jewelry districts of LA. Though a bit rundown it's not a bad place to stay. Now I cannot lie, I did have some issues so buckle up as I have a tale to tell. Upon arrival I really liked the interior of the... More 

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

Thanks so much for giving us such a detailed account of your stay. As you mentioned, we are starting renovations, and feedback like yours is going to help us make sure we're improving everything our guests have brought to our attention. Though it sounds like Teena and the other members of our staff already apologize for the noisy neighbor, I... More 

Halifax, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Not only is the Hotel elegant and in a nice peaceful part of L.A but the staff was very pleasant and welcoming. The rooms were awesome as well, we payed for a double bedroom and got a room with a living room attached to it with a desk and extra bathroom as well as a couch! The room service did... More 

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

This is fantastic to read. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your room, as well as the rest of the hotel. We'd love to have you back again next yet. Best, Mike Shoffit, General Manager More 

Wales, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I know people probably read reviews like this and think that its full of over reacting idiots BUTi swear to you this hotel is the worst. Never have i felt so unsafe in all my life. The nightmare started in the taxi on the way. The driver couldn't fathom why we would ever choose to say here, (we explained that... More 

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

First and foremost, I am very sorry to hear that you felt unsafe at our hotel. We always want our guests to feel comfortable and relaxed while they're staying with, so to hear you had the opposite experience is disappointing. I want you to know we do have security, and of course take the security of our guests extremely seriously.... More 

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Address: 1256 West 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles
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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