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Plaza Hotel Santa Ana

1600 E First St, Santa Ana, CA 92701
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Ranked #20 of 26 Hotels in Santa Ana
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Costa Mesa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

i stayed here one winter when it was freezing at night for a week or so .200 flat rate. no maid bothered me all week and i liked the big room and balcony.i could suntan out there smoke a little grass and the view was better than the avg low cost hotel motel. the place is a little old and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I don't believe in ghost but I guess I do now...We went to the top floor which is abandon. We herd the steel door behind us opened and shut on its own. Then herd someone walking down the hall from the direction of the door and nobody was there. Mind you this door has a push bar and locks automatically.... More 

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Vancouver
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Qantas took a group of us to this hotel when we had a 26 hour flight delay. The bus driver apologized to us as we approached, saying maybe it will be better inside than it looked like on the outside...he was wrong.!! Dirty carpets beyond belief, stained chair in the room, hallway where I was supposed to take a room... More 

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Anaheim
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

This place isn't much to look at and they do charge $10.00 a guest but, The rent is super mega cheap! You're getting a huge room with a big bed. Their is free internet which is awesome. You get a nice balcony. The staff isn't so terrible after all, the only rule really is don't use the stairs and pay... More 

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Anaheim
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

I like the room size. The manager is rude and so Raul, the owner ought to consider replacing the management. Guest get charaged $10. THE GOOD THING IS FREE INTERNET.

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McKinleyville, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

As for all the bad reviews, the owner of the hotel has changed and boy has it changed! No longer is the building out front abandoned. It is in constant use. The only bad part about it is there are alot of quinceneras that like to play LOUD music. But only until midnight and even then its not usually all... More 

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Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2010

We just stayed at this hotel December 25, 2009-December 26, 2009 First off, we did know that 2 nights for $50.00 wasn't going to get us a luxurious place to stay. (It was $50.00 per night but we had a $50.00 coupon for Expedia) At first glances it wasn't so bad. When we checked in they didn't even know what... More 

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calif
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2009

when we arrived to hotel it took us 2 hours to check in.no paper work from hotel .com was sent to the hotel!! so this delayed our check in. We asked for 1st floor and we asked for a 1bed and was given 2 beds, asked for 1st floor and they put us on the 9th floor, my wife is... More 

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o.c
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2007

I read all the reviews and figured that everyone was probably overeacting. Or really picky....but it really is as bad as everyone says it is. For starters it was better suited for a haunted house than a hotel. No doubt one of the creepiest places I have ever been to in my life. The elevator was squeaking and went by... More 

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las vegas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2007

I wanted to stay here to save a few bucks and I truly wanted to see if the hotel was as bad as ALL of the reviews say it is.... and it was. I do not believe in ghost but it was very creepy at the Santa Ana Plaza. If I didn't know better, I would think this place was... More 

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