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Stillwell Hotel

838 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Ranked #197 of 336 Hotels in Los Angeles
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days 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 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pretty good spot close to all the major attractions. L.a live staples center and Los Angeles convention center. Near stores for shopping. I was there for a convention in July and very affordable price for the rooms I recommend for people on a budget

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This hotel is superb value for money if u want a property close to la live or downtown la. Don't expect the hilton this is a budget hotel with fresh sheets and towels. It is clean with air conditioning fridge tv and microwave. With being in downtown LA there are a few stranger characters around but just grab and uber... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Honestly, the hotel is not nice. It ' very old , holes in the walls and air conditioning very old , but it works . At least the sheets were clean. Compared to the other hotels in the area costs far less and is acceptable . But that's okay just for a couple of nights , do not expect a... More 

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Just spent a week at The Stillwell and was very pleased with everything: price, location, staff, diner. Know going in that there are no frillls. We had excellent service, very clean rooms and John Cafe attached was great for breakfast! Free Wi Fi in the rooms which was great. Pickup at hotel for alot of LA attractions.

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Albany, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Stayed at this hotel in July 2014 for 2 nights. We were severely eaten by bed bugs in different rooms. Staff is rude and disrespectfully offering no help or sympathy. One agent was so rude to tell us he doesn’t care because the hotel passed inspection. A/C and refrigerator do not work. Most disgusting hotel.

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Tehachapi, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The prices at this rundown hotel are far too much for the lousy air-conditioning and limited cable. You're lucky if you get a nice room with one bed let alone two. They are very strict on how many people per room, and you must wear wrist-bands to even go up the elevator after 6 O'clock. The time may vary but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The hotel is from 19th century. old switches.The air conditioner doesnt works. when i informed it to the lobby. the answer was " you will get good breeze if you open the window" I dont want anyone to tell me that." If you wanna stay closer to down town and you will spend very little time in hotel and you... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I lived in this hotel for three months in 1967. $3.00 a night. Nice bar downstairs and a coffee shop. No telephone in room, but who needed it. I worked three blocks away, and I really missed living there after moving out and getting an apartment.

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We lucked into a top-floor corner room. Lots of light from the windows on two sides of the room, which you could open and feel the breeze from outside. Cool view, being right in the city. Had a home bedroom feel with the two beds not facing the same direction like most places do, and a big wooden desk. Came... More 

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Cedar City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We didn't spend a lot of time in the room, but it was spacious and I slept well. Our room had a decent size bathroom with a great shower (water pressure and fast hot water) but a small closet. The other same size room in our party had a tiny bathroom and bigger closet.

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