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Alta Cienega Motel

1005 North La Cienega Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Poor service, all they want is money. From the website, it states that they provide free parking, in the end we gonna for 8USD per day for the confined car parking. Secondly, the air-con broke down when we stayed up for the 2nd night, what a terrible night we had.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Ive stayed here a few times when I was having financial problems. The place is very basic but has free wifi. A very nice Indian couple own the place and are always friendly. The only problem is that it is cheaper so you see a lot of hookers and drug addicts that frequent the motel.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

What a dump. Horrible location, like being on the street. Noisy. Filthy air. Questionable guests who are likely turning tricks. Yuck. I would not return here if I were paid to do so. On the other hand, ifb you like sleazy.....

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Where to start with this place, charged a total $90 for the night it felt more to the likes of a really bad motel from a movie that is about bad motels. At most i'd pay $50 for this place. Things wrong. 1. Noise Levels, although it's not the motels fault they're on a main road used by emergency services,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This was my second time visiting the Alta Cienega Motel. My previous review was quite detailed so check it out if you want loads of detail. This time I stayed the night, and I have to say, this place is really fine if you are not a snob. It's budget but clean. Very outdated but really, if you just want... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I am having to stay in hotels in my neighborhood while my condo is being remodeled. This motel is very basic but it is well maintained and very reasonable ($79/night plus tax plus $8 parking). Last time I stayed at the Holloway Motel which is right around the corner from here. I would recommend the Alta Cienega over the Holloway... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Stayed here due to proximity to strip and Hollywood sign which are both minutes away. The motel was very basic and is overpriced for what you get but since it's la you pay more. The property is reasonably safe, some residents offered services to us late at night which were not what you normally would expect. It is quit noisy... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Clean, functional and great location, but was pretty noisy - to be fair though, we were there on a Saturday night. The staff are really helpful and friendly, and there is free car parking with your room.

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