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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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Ranked #194 of 323 Hotels in Los Angeles
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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Chattanooga
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21 reviews 21 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
4 helpful votes 4 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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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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

PLEASE DO NOT BOOK THIS HOTEL!!!! I Don't even know where to begin. The room was so disgusting that we did not sleep in it. We just left our bags in it and was in the lobby the whole stay. I took bunch of pics to show to everyone in the world. TripAdvisor ashamed to put such a bad hotel... More

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

It's disheartening to know you found your room so unacceptable, Yoann. If you alerted our staff of the issue, and they didn't attempt to remedy it, I truly apologize. If not, I really do wish you would have spoken to someone about the problem. If you have any more concerns, I advise you to contact us directly. Thanks, Mike Shoffit,... More

Stewart Manor, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Please please please stay far away from this hotel. Staying here was a disturbing experience. I refused to sleep under the covers and I am currently at home washing all of my clothes at the highest allowable temperature. Their beds were about the size of cots and the room was in disgraceful condition. I don't usually post about accommodations but... More

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

I'm sorry to hear about your displeasure with your stay, John. I can assure you that all of our rooms are cleaned daily. We take great care to wash linens at high temperatures, and if you felt uncomfortable with yours, we would have been happy to provide different ones. With that being said, descriptions of the beds are on our... More

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Additional Information about Historic Mayfair Hotel

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:
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