The staff members were all very nice and friendly. For sure, I will not forget them.
However, the Hotel is the worst I have ever lived in. You have a kitchenette but no kitchen utensil.
The temperature in the room is around 80° F / 25° C (it is not a joke) and there is no conditional air in rooms. Only an electric fan. My window was near to a bee swarm so impossible to open it. And If you like cockroaches, you can book few days in this hotel, you will be happy.
There is a breakfast in the description but in reality it is only on Friday, Saturday and Sunday…and this breakfast is so poor!!!!!!!!!!!
To finish, the hotel is in a very dangerous area (if you do not believe me, look on internet the reputation of Wilmington in California). The staff asked me to avoid to go out after 7pm. The hotel is also so far from everything in reality It takes more than 30-45 minutes (more when there are traffics) to go to all beaches (Santa Monica, Venice, Laguna, Newport…). Do not believe anything in the hotel description.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- `1800's Historical Hotel, one of Los Angeles Last Bordellos, 3 blocks from the ocean, Industrial/Commercial (beautiful dock) peaceful, 10- 15 minutes from the beaches in both directions. Good ocean air, we are on a vaccum belt the air is pretty much from the ocean, sometimes from the city, we are 10 degrees cooler then downtown los angeles, and Hollywood only because of the ocean, and us being on it. (closes beaches cabrillo beach/point fermin north/ south Long beach pike/ or North Shore/Seal Beach. Park with view area walking distance good for bicycling, skateboarding, meditating, sunning, skating. The Ext, is 1800's simple, the lobby looks 1800 and simple, (Friday, Sat, Sunday) Continental Breakfast, but remember the prices are fantastic so you have money for breakfast at Trumps. The history is vast, this hotel was establish predating the oil rush in los angeles and water surrounded this very hotel, so that when you enter it's different to find that you would be standing years ago in water, they have photos to prove it... Bordello, nope don't worry the beds are from 4 and 5 star hotels, their not from the 1800 the room decor is modern much like the everyday hotel simple nice and clean, we are allergy friendly and a green hotel and received awards, special amenitieskitchenettes, refrigerator, stove, some with microwaves, sinks, private bath,120 movie channelsfuture bicycle rental, and scooter, or segway, and paddle boats, kayaks, etc, and the reopening of the restaurant which is under renovationNoted Tourist attractionsThe Port of Los AngelesThe bridgeBanning LandingBanning Museum The Fort (civil war museum)San PedroPort of CallLong BeachQueen MaryLast place Dan Aligator man visitedOil RefineriesThe location of Barbwire, walking distanceLocation Man apart across the streetDonald Trumps Golf course 15 approx minutesgolf course 5 to 10 ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Monterey Hotel Los Angeles