Ok, to be fair, we checked in at 2am after our connecting flight was late from Orlando. The shuttle bus came to pick us up at the airport and we were relieved to find a room as most others were booked out near the airport. The room costed approx $135 inclusive of tax and I think for the price, I've paid less and seen nicer rooms else where. We chose best western as we get points as members and usually best western hotels are fairly decent but this one was more like a super 8 if not worse in some ways. The room had a little bit of a bad odour and being a kingroom at that price I was expecting something a little nicer. The tv was old looking and so was the bathroom. After having a quick look at some of the other reviews on here, maybe it was just because that's the only room they had left, not sure. I would rate this less than 3 stars based on room, presentation of the room however, the staff there were very lovely and friendly. I was abit upset with our little situation with missing our international flight and was so tired so when I spoke to the receptionist the next more, I got abit teary, she seemed geniunly sympathatic, not so much in what she said but just her general manners and while that doesn't seem like much, but after my ordeal with virgin america (in this case I'm really talking about the guy from virgin america I had to deal with when we missed out flight who couldn't careless and was extremely rude) it was just lovely to see someone else atleast listened and was sympathetic. Other staff were also friendly and helpful so that's why I couldn't rate it less than a 3 stars. Maybe they do have nicer rooms??? but if all the rooms were like the one we stayed in which was on the same floor as reception, I couldn't really recommend it especially for the price we've paid. Once again though, staff were great.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Best Western Plus South Bay Hotel in Lawndale, California located midway between Disneyland and Universal Studios offers comfortable and affordable accommodations including a complimentary breakfast, free high-speed internet access, free airport shuttle service, a swimming pool and an exercise facility. The Best Western South Bay Hotel provides comfortable accommodations for business and leisure travelers to the area. Each spacious, well-appointed room is fully equipped with complimentary high-speed Internet access, cable satellite television, ample desk space and a refrigerator. Every morning guests at this Los Angeles area hotel are greeted with a complimentary continental breakfast. After a busy day, guests can enjoy a dip in the swimming pool or a workout at the on-site fitness center. Lawndale, California Hotel Location. The hotel is conveniently located 2 to 5 miles from Southern California beaches, midway between Disneyland(R) and Universal Studios(R). Come experience the hospitality and professional service at the Best Western Plus South Bay Hotel in Lawndale, California. Visitors to the Los Angeles Area find well-appointed accommodations at this upgraded, Lawndale hotel, only two miles from the beach. This Best Western hotel offers easy access to all the great attractions in the L.A. area including the Hollywood Racetrack and Casino, South Coast Botanical Gardens, the Los Angeles Zoo, Little Tokyo and China Town. Travelers will also find the hotel near the University of California and the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Best Western Lawndale
- Lawndale Best Western