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“Great Base” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Angeleno
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   170 North Church Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90049 (Westside)   |  
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Ranked #41 of 322 hotels in Los Angeles
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Orlando, Florida
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great Base”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

I was only in LA for 4 nights and this hotel was great. They offered an isolated location; some freeway noise is audible but earplugs block it all out. There was a problem with an internet but the staff helped us for hours and eventually we were able to connect. The free valet is an amazing amenity as most hotels in the area want from 20-40 $$ extra a night just for parking. The valet is also speedy and friendly and was well-appreciated. We did not try the breakfast, but the view from the upstairs restaurant and lounge is really cool; it is hard too see through the smog, but it's LA what do you expect? At night a DJ plays at the lounge. Overall, we had a very positive experience; it was great to be separate from the touristy areas as we were there mainly for college visits. We will likely stay here again next time.

Room Tip: Higher floors have less highway noise, but overall it isn't much of a problem; we were on the 3r...
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Scott1111, Manager at Hotel Angeleno, responded to this review, March 11, 2013
Dear KCirillo

Thank you very much for all of your positive comments about the hotel. I hope your college search nets a good one. We love to hear when we have exceeded the expectations of our guests. I will share your kind words with the entire team at the Hotel Angeleno. Hope to see you again soon.

Thanks,

Scott Gordon
Director of Rooms
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Very good service.
The receptionist was very helpful.
Special thanks to Edith. She help us with Everything (Tourist attraction, rent a car and much more).
The hotel has a good location, Close to Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Bel air and Santa Monica beach.
Tanks
/Alex & Emma from Sweden

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Scott1111, Manager at Hotel Angeleno, responded to this review, March 11, 2013
Dear Alexander H

Thank you very much for all of your positive comments about Edith and the hotel. We love to hear when we have exceeded the expectations of our guests. I will share your kind words with the entire team at the Hotel Angeleno. Hope to see you again soon.

Thanks,

Scott Gordon
Director of Rooms
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

This is a nice hotel, but with all of the freeway construction our 12 mile drive from LAX took an hour plus (very frustrating for those of us not used to this mind-boggling traffic.

Rooms were nice, clean, with a great comfy bed. A little on the small side though.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Scott1111, Manager at Hotel Angeleno, responded to this review, March 11, 2013
Dear Dan S

Thank you very much for all of your positive comments about the hotel. We love to hear when we have exceeded the expectations of our guests. I will share your kind words with the entire team at the Hotel Angeleno. Hopefully next time your have less traffic on the way to the hotel.

Thanks,

Scott Gordon
Director of Rooms
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

The positive: This hotel is a great value considering the neighborhood it's in, that wi-fi and valet parking are included, and the views from some rooms. I also found the beds to be extremely comfortable. The staff is also very accommodating and friendly. The included toiletries are manufactured by Lather, and you could definitely do worse.

The bad: If you're going to LA to meet women or impress someone, I'd probably find a different hotel. While the lobby is decent, the hallways of the hotel have low ceilings, the rooms are small, and the bathrooms, while large, are decidedly low-rent. Ours had a very small step-in tub and the handle connecting to water valve was barely attached. The showers are also low flow, so not terribly satisfying. The towels and robes are low quality. The housekeepers do an okay job, but not to the level of a great hotel.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Scott1111, Manager at Hotel Angeleno, responded to this review, March 11, 2013
Dear Will O

Thank you very much for all of your positive comments about the hotel and our friendly staff. I will share your kind words with the entire team at the Hotel Angeleno. Hope to see you again soon.

Thanks,

Scott Gordon
Director of Rooms
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013 via mobile

I came here on a whim using Hotels Tonight and was amazed. I know most places are hit or miss but this is a total hit. Joseph the concierge knows how to eat or as he likes to put it its his, "his backyard". We can't thank him enought for his foodie knowledge.

The whole property eludes Los Angeles glamour. Next time were in town we will most likely stay here.

Thanks Joseph for Banders our new favorite spot in LA.

  • Stayed June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Scott1111, Manager at Hotel Angeleno, responded to this review, March 11, 2013
Dear Coles1978

Thank you very much for all of your positive comments about the hotel. I'm glad you got to spend some time with our resident foodie, Josef. We love to hear when we have exceeded the expectations of our guests. I will share your kind words with the entire team at the Hotel Angeleno. Hope to see you again soon.

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Scott Gordon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Seriously, the money you save on Wi-Fi and parking make this easily one of the best values in LA.

You're not getting super luxury. But you're not paying for that either.

Yet for the price, I highly recommend this place.

1. Beds: Super comfortable with good linen. Pleasantly surprised.
2. Rooms: Okay. Not huge. But big enough.
3. Bathrooms: Adequate.
4. Wifi: FAST and FREE.
5. Parking: FREE. Yes, FREE. And Valet. Most hotels I've stayed at in LA charge between $27 and $50 a night on parking alone.

They say everyone has a price. When this location is convenient for my frequent LA visits, the free parking and wifi often seal my deal.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Scott1111, Manager at Hotel Angeleno, responded to this review, March 11, 2013
Dear EternalVagabond25

Thank you very much for all of your positive comments about the hotel, especially calling us one of the "best values in LA." We really appreciate your recommendation. I will share your kind words with the entire team at the Hotel Angeleno. It sounds like we will see you again soon.

Thanks,

Scott Gordon
Director of Rooms
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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

I have driven by the Hotel Angeleno countless times, but finally had the opportunity to stay at this hotel. I called ahead to request a room type (on a high floor away from the freeway) and spoke with Courtney, who was lovely. I checked in and found that my room was not quite what I had expected, and without a hesitation Chris and Joseph at the front desk had me in a top-floor room that could make a person learn to love traffic on the 405- what a view! Good old-fashioned hospitality is alive and well at the Hotel Angeleno!

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Scott1111, Manager at Hotel Angeleno, responded to this review, March 11, 2013
Dear caitdine

Thank you very much for all of your positive comments about our hospitality. I'm glad you finally had an opportunity to check out the inside of the building. We love to hear when we have exceeded the expectations of our guests. I will share your kind words with the entire team at the Hotel Angeleno. Hope to see you again soon.

Thanks,

Scott Gordon
Director of Rooms
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Address: 170 North Church Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90049
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Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Westside
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#12 Green Hotel in Los Angeles
#22 Family Hotel in Los Angeles
#28 Business Hotel in Los Angeles
#41 On the Beach Hotel in Los Angeles
#48 Romantic Hotel in Los Angeles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Angeleno 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the prestigious Brentwood/Bel-Air area, Hotel Angeleno offers a new kind of casual luxury that is uniquely L.A. The landmark circular design sets the tone for the relaxed ambiance. The pool, outdoor fireplace, and spectacular penthouse-level restaurant continue the warm and sophisticated atmosphere. Hotel Angeleno is just minutes away from Hollywood, Westwood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, and the San Fernando Valley with close proximity to the Getty Center, UCLA and the Skirball Cultural Center. ... more   less 
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