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“Very good hotel for Universal” 4 of 5 stars
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The Beverly Garland
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4222 Vineland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 91602 (Formerly Beverly Garland's Holiday Inn)   |  
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“Very good hotel for Universal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights to visit Universal Studio. The location is very good, very close to 101 fwy and Universal studio. Staff at check-in counter was very friendly. Hotel is very well maintained. Very good environment. The room was fabulous, spacious, very clean , although lack of fridge and in-room-safe. Its soundproof sliding door helped reduce traffic noise from 101-fwy. Very good sleeping quality. Tula, on site restaurant, was also great for breakfast. We also took their free shuttle which leaves hotel every hour starting from 9 am. It took only 5 minutes to get to Universal Studio. There's a parking fee that cost about 12$ for priority club member.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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  • Location
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

I went to Hollywood with my mom and sister for 4 nights and I researched many hotels, I am very glad I went with the Beverly Garland Holiday Inn. It is very close to all of the things that you want to see in Hollywood, but tucked out of all of the hustle and bustle of Los Angles. There is a free shuttle to Universal. We took the shuttle twice to go eat at Universal's City Walk and then one day to spend the day at Universal. They have free wi-fi in the rooms. The rooms are very clean. We had breakfast one morning in the restaurant, we ordered from the menu, I thought the buffet price was a little pricey even though the 2.00 mimosa's was a good value. We tried to order room service one night but it was going to take an hour, so I ran downstairs to get it and it was very good. They have a daily happy hour and the drinks and appetizers are half price, the patio bar area is very nice. My only complaint is having to go to the restaurant every morning to get fresh coffee, It would be nice if they had it complimentary in the lobby. I would stay here again.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 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 April 26, 2013

We stayed for 3 nights last week on our third visit to the Beverly Garland and it was as fabulous as always. Tha manager, Deone, is outstanding and looked after us very well, and the rest of the staff were great, very friendly and attentive. Great location, very clean, and the food at Tula's is good quality and reasonably priced. Thank you Deone and team for making us so comfortable!

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

The hotel is very close to Universal Studios. There is a free shuttle to universal studios every hour starting at 10 am (forget when the last shuttle leaves the hotel and universal studios). Location was decent. Really depends where you want to go. Everything is a bit of a commute due to traffic in LA. There is free wifi in the hotel. There is a business center (closes at midnight) with 2 computers to use with free printing. There is a small neighbourhood mall with a Rite Aide (open 24h), Ralph's, Starbucks etc, nearby (about a 5min walk). Hotel room was clean. the A/C was somewhat loud though. Decent hotel if you get a good price/deal for it.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

I took the kids to Universal Studios for Spring Break and decided to stay at the Beverly Garland because they offer a free shuttle. The staff was friendly and helpful, the room was gorgeous. The hotel was completely booked so we were upgraded to a suite at no extra charge. The suite had a couch that pulled out into a bed and a mini fridge. I was thankful for the fridge after seeing the prices at the restaurant, Tula's. We enjoyed breakfast the first morning and the food was tasty. For breakfast on the second day we opted to walk to CVS for milk and cereal. The kids enjoyed the pool and we all felt comfortable and safe. I'd stay here again and recommend to anyone, good quality hotel for a nice price.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Just finally got around to making a tripadvisor account so figured we would do some reviews. We went there after becoming engaged (we are in our mid-20s). The staff was sadly the worst part of the visit. We ended up staying at this hotel on the recommendation of a friend who works for the larger company that owns this property, and were pretty disappointed with the service. The property in general was well kept and nice, and the hotel offered shuttles that made more things accessible.

Now having said that, the shuttles dont operate everywhere obviously and often enough. For example, we got stuck after a Lakers game because of the hotels distant location relative to downtown. It's an ok property, certainly does the job for universal studios but we didn't love the location or the service.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Scott M, General Manager at The Beverly Garland, responded to this review, May 6, 2013
Will-and-Karen-27: Thanks for posting a review from your stay a year ago. We are an independently owned property and take all service issues seriously. Our service and associates make us what we are. A majority of our guests love the central and convenient location as well as the complimentary trolley service to Universal Citywalk and the Metro station.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

We travel to LA often and after staying at this hotel I don't want to stay anywhere else in LA. The service was amazing. Coming from the midwest I've always been shocked at how rude some people are in the service industry in LA. I've come to expect service with an attitude as the norm in LA but not this time. Everyone we encountered at this hotel was delightful, helpful and genuine. Anna was the first person we talked to when checking in and she was a Jewel. She understands how to greet people and make them feel welcomed. She immediately connected with my son and I could tell this was a kid friendly hotel. The rooms have a loft feel to them and are very clean. The layout of the hotel, with an enclosed patio feel, helps you feel secluded from the streets of North Hollywood. The kids suites are priceless and won my son's vote to stay here every future visit to LA. Breakfast at Tula's was wonderful and kids eat free!! Can't wait to visit again!!

Room Tip: If you have kids, the kids suite rooms are a must!!
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 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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Address: 4222 Vineland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 91602 (Formerly Beverly Garland's Holiday Inn)
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Location: United States > California > Los Angeles
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#25 Family Hotel in Los Angeles
#34 Romantic Hotel in Los Angeles
#37 Business Hotel in Los Angeles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Beverly Garland 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ideal for great Family vacation or for business in a relaxed atmosphere.Free shuttle service to Universal Studios and CitWalk. Newly renovated rooms with private balconies, KidSuites, and garden setting, outdoor heated pool and lighted tennis courts. Full service restaurant where kids under 12 eat free with paying adults. Close to Universal Studios, NBC Tonight show, Disney, Warner Brothers and many other attractions. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Beverly Garland`s Holiday Hotel Los Angeles
Holiday Inn Beverly Garlands
Holiday Inn Los Angeles
Los Angeles Holiday Inn

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