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Loews Hollywood Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1755 N Highland Ave, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90028 (Central L.A)   |  
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“Great Location, nice hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Had a fantastic experience at the hotel. Great location, friendly and helpful staff, very nice rooms. We loved be walking distance to the Hollywood/Highland Center where there is plenty of food and things to do. Highly recommend the banana oatmeal brule for breakfast, wow!!!!

Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
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Sean S, Manager at Loews Hollywood Hotel, responded to this review, December 27, 2012
Thank you for your feedback.
The banana oatmeal brule is one of my favorites too!
We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Warm Regards,
Sean Steenson
Director of Operations
Loews Hollywood Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

The location is absolutely the best possible. The most interesting places to see were very easily accessible. The rooms were very good - especially the beds - and the staff was very friendly. If we ever come back this will be our hotel again!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

We just got back from a week in Hollywood CA and stayed at the best hotel there! As soon as we came to the front door we were welcomed with a smile from the valets, who were more than accomodating to find you a cab or answer a question about the area. The front desk personel were always friendly and eager to help. The concierge was able to help us find the best way to travel and naviagate around Hollywood and stated that 'No' was not a word used at Loews. We stayed in a suite with a view of the Hollywood sign; it was very spacious with a retro style of decor. We found the hotel in general very clean and tidy at all times. The little things also stood out like a welcoming glass of iced lemonade was always available in the check-in area, and having 6 elevators so waiting for one was never an issue. We were always greeted with a smile from every staff member we encountered, and we were always made to feel welcome.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sean S, Manager at Loews Hollywood Hotel, responded to this review, December 27, 2012
We are thrilled to know that you concurred with your driver and found Loews Hollywood Hotel to be one of the best hotels in Los Angeles.

It is great to hear that you had such an exceptional experience.

We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Warm Regards,

Sean Steenson
Director of Operations
Loews Hollywood Hotel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

My sister and I relocated to this hotel in August 2010 after our original accommodation fell through. At the time of staying, this property was the Renaissance, not Loews.

We found all of the staff to be very accommodating and friendly right from the get go..especially after they learnt of our mishap with another hotel.

The location of this property is ideal..on the corner of Highland and Hollywood...the hotel is across the road from the Disney Soda Store and El Capitan Theatre (we saw Toy Story 3 there and loved the atmosphere).
The hotel is also directly behind a shopping centre, Madame Tussauds and Graumans..so a tourist hot-spot in other words.
Ripleys Believe it or Not, Guiness World Record Museum, Hollywood Wax Museum and the Hollywood Museum are also across the road and within a five minute walk (if that).

We found the proximity to the subway very convenient too and never felt unsafe about catching it to and from Universal City.

Our room had two queen beds and offered a view of the Kodak Theatre and Hollywood Blvd.
The room was spacious, well presented and very comfortable.

The hotel also offers a swimming pool and gym...although we did not use either as we were out and about the whole time.

We are returning to the States next year in May and have booked to stay at the start and end of our trip..very much looking forward to it.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012 via mobile

Our family of 5 were vacationing in California from NJ. We left right after Sandy hit and Hallowen was postponed, so my kids missed it this year. We were meeting with Tyler the concierge trying to book a tour of Hollywood and Beverly Hills. He gave us great advice and hooked us up with a private tour. While doing this we mentioned that we were enjoyingnCalifornia but our kids were a little sad about missing Halloween.
About a 1/2 hour later we get a knock on our door and there is Tyler holding a brown bag full of Candy and other goodies for our kids so they could have their own Halloween. The smiles and joy on my kids faces was priceless.
As others have stated the location is great and we found the hotel clean and comfortable.
We would stay here again.

Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
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Sean S, Manager at Loews Hollywood Hotel, responded to this review, December 14, 2012
Dear Hollywood Guest

Thank you very much for staying with us and I am happy to ready you enjoyed your stay in Hollywod. Also, thank you for the kind comments regarding Tyler. He is one of our best and is always discovering new and interesting venues in our city he is able to share with our guests. I am glad to learn he made an impression with your family as well as created some nice memories. I will make sure he is recognized by the whole team.

Thank you again and safe travels!

Sean Steenson
Director of Operations
Loews Hollywood Hotel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

For the price, you really can't beat the location- right in the middle of all the classic Hollywood tourist sites. We stayed here to go to the Disney Soda Fountain, which was just across the street- we could not have gotten closer! I really liked the yummy lemonade available at the check-in counter. It is also awesome that from the hotel you can walk out the back directly to the shopping "mall." The two negatives-- the walls are pretty thin-- we could hear a baby crying about six rooms down the hall, and also- there are no stairs available to use except for emergencies. This might sound like an odd thing to complain about, but elevators make me sick, so I always opt for the stairs, no matter how high. We were on the 13th floor and the only option was the elevator, so I just went up and down once. Overall, though- we enjoyed our stay!

Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

Lobby is good with a bar area and lounge area.
Location is excellent with internal access to shopping centre next door which is right next to Graumans Theatre.
For a hotel of this size, the room was basic but neat. Disappointing not to have a sofa to watch tv.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Loews Hollywood Hotel

Also Known As:
Renaissance Los Angeles
Los Angeles Renaissance
Renaissance Hollywood Hotel
Renaissance Hollywood
Address: 1755 N Highland Ave, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90028
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Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Central L.A , Hollywood
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Green Hotel in Los Angeles
#14 Luxury Hotel in Los Angeles
#14 Family Hotel in Los Angeles
#27 On the Beach Hotel in Los Angeles
#38 Business Hotel in Los Angeles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Loews Hollywood Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hollywood sign. The Hills. The Academy Awards. Jimmy Kimmel Live. The Hollywood Walk of Fame. The city's major movie studios. This is the stuff a classic visit to Hollywood is made of-and a stay at Loews Hollywood Hotel puts you right in the middle of all the action. Whether it's sightseeing, business or relaxation that brings you here, our 632 guestrooms and suites are the perfect place to unwind after a day in L.A. Just outside our doors is the expansive Hollywood & Highland Center-a hive of activity where you can shop, eat, hang out or host an event at the Dolby Theatre, home of the Academy Awards, with catering by Wolfgang Puck. We count Jimmy Kimmel's studio as our neighbor and we're close to the Hollywood Hills and the Hollywood Bowl. Our recently refreshed rooms have some of the best views in the city-choose from postcard-perfect views of the Hollywood sign, the Capitol Records building or the L.A. City skyline. When you're ready for a little me time, head to our hotel's rooftop pool and deck, or to the Exhale Spa for a spa treatment or yoga class. ... more   less 
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