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Miyako Hybrid Hotel
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   21381 S Western Ave, Torrance, CA 90501   |  
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Ranked #1 of 19 hotels in Torrance
Visalia, California
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“Continued Excellence at Miyako!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

My daughter and I had a quick spa trip and stay at Miyako on November 1st. It was her first stay and she loved the room, spa, and Gonpachi. The service was outstanding as always and the staff was extremely nice. My daughter flew in from Florida and we were able to check in around noon. The room was spotless and the beds were comfy. It is always a treat when we visit Miyako! We will be back again!

  • Stayed November 2012, 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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Cherie D, General Manager at Miyako Hybrid Hotel, responded to this review, November 14, 2012
Dear iTinKso,
Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Miyako. Our spa is the perfect place for a relaxing weekend and we are so happy that you and your daughter chose Miyako and Relaken. The staff looks forward to welcoming you back very soon.

Cherie Davis
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Pre-arrival communications were execellent. Our stay here was a joy from start to finish. The staff were exemplary - polite, efficient and courteous. The room was spacious and wonderfully appointed. It was only a one nighter, but it was a great start to the holiday and we would definitely return.

  • Stayed October 2012, 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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Cherie D, General Manager at Miyako Hybrid Hotel, responded to this review, November 14, 2012
Dear redbeer560,
Thank you so much for your feedback. We are very happy that you had an enjoyable stay at Miyako, even though it was only for one night.
Our staff truely are dedicated to creating memorable experiences for all our guests. We hope that you will return very soon and perhaps next time stay a little longer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

I booked his hotel as the last stop on a West Coast tour. The service was excellent from all the hotel staff. The room was perfectly appointed with little touches that would be appreciated by vacation and business travellers alike. Huge bathroom, warm bidet, comfortable king size bed at a very reasonable price. You cannot go wrong with hotel in this area.

Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Cherie D, General Manager at Miyako Hybrid Hotel, responded to this review, November 14, 2012
Dear Wendell Y,
Thank you for your feedback. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at Miyako and were satisfied with our amenities. We hope that you will return very soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This hotel is in a location that does not match its luxury. It is in a very industrial area, but the amenities are abundant. The bathroom that I had included a heated toilet seat, a walk in shower and warm wood everywhere. The TV and sound system were amazing and the bed was very comfortable.

In order to turn the lights on, you need to insert your room key, meaning that when you left the room (with your key hopefully) all of the electronics would turn off. Very green.

The front desk staff greet you whenever you walk through the lobby and checking in is a breeze. I got the room via Expedia and it was a great price.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Cherie D, General Manager at Miyako Hybrid Hotel, responded to this review, November 7, 2012
Dear guchiew,
Thank you so much for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at Miyako Hybrid and that you liked our amenities. Our green initiatives are part of our everyday operation and culture here and our staff are truley dedicated to creating memorable experiences for all of our guests.
We look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

Cherie Davis
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Miyako Hybrid Hotel is located in Torrence, CA where predominately Japanese firms have their North American operations. As the name implies, the hotel is Japanese style with mostly Japanese staff, Gonpachi restaurant and Raleken Spa. The hotel is ideal for business travelers and would be fine for leisure travelers who should know that the hotel is not a resort and not located within walking distance to ocean or a downtown area so a car is necessary.

A great value for your money, the hotel is very clean throughout. The rooms are very comfortable with balcony and Japanese style shower. The toilet is equipped with a bidet which is very easy to become accustomed to using. Mini-refregerator is a plus as is oversized TV.

Gonpachi restaurant serves good food which I would rate a 3 on a scale of 1 to 5. Servers are always very friendly as are rest of hotel staff.

Relaken Spa is ideal for weary travelers. Separate men's and women's hot water soaking pools and a common hot stone bedrock room for lying down and resting. The one hour massage I had was excellent with a therapist who was responsive to my request for extra pressure.

The hotel is eco-friendly and enforces a strict no smoking policy which includes no smoking on the balconies.

Free parking in two hotel lots and free wi-fi makes the Miyako Hotel an even better value.

I highly recommend Miyako Hotel for business travelers and liesure travelers with limitations noted above.

Room Tip: Suites and superior rooms are on the seventh floor with larger TVs and nicer showers.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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Cherie D, General Manager at Miyako Hybrid Hotel, responded to this review, November 14, 2012
Dear Richard C,
Thank you so much for your feedback. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at Miyako and that our amenities were appealing to you. It is great that you had the opportunity to visit Spa Relaken and Gonpachi and that you were well taken care of.

Thank you for your recommendation and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

This is very nice hotel, especially, Japanese. You can enjoy the Japanese style bath. And room is clean. However, I had trouble, My VPN (Cisco) doesn't work at this hotel at all. So I can't access the company email from my room. I did not check the detail of it, but my feeling, it was blocked router ?? That is the only point I was disappointed.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Cherie D, General Manager at Miyako Hybrid Hotel, responded to this review, November 5, 2012
Dear Tomo_EGG,
Thank you so much for your review, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at Miyako Hybrid. I apologize that you had a challenge with your VPN, however I am pleased to hear that everything else was to your satisfaction.
We hope that you will return very soon.

Cherie Davis
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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Saturday night getaway in...Torrance?! Okay, once I got over that little hiccup, I totally fell in love with this place. For one thing, you don't have to leave the hotel unless you want to walk over to Mitsuwa Market, which is never a bad idea. We booked a room a day or two before and then booked massages at the spa. We arrived at 3, checked in, had a look at the lobby (nice, lemon/lime water on offer, fireplace, comfy and cozy sitting area) and were shown to our room on the 6th floor. The room itself was pretty amazing for the price. Big screen tv, two iPod docking stations, plush bed, Toto toilet with bidet and heater, shower room and lovely deep bathtub. To top it off, everything was clean. What's not to love? By 4:30pm, we were at the spa. Happy, blissful, relaxing. There is a sauna, jacuzzi and relaxation room where they serve hot tea. The spa menu includes a variety of massages, aromatherapy, Reiki, etc. Just an FYI, some of the spa staff don't speak English so well, so be prepared. Another FYI, there is a fitness room, but we were there to veg and relax, so didn't use it (normally at least one of us would on a longer stay). So far, soooo good. If the purpose was to relax, there would be no driving, so for dinner, we went to the hotel restaurant. The sashimi was fresh and the sushi selection and entrees were excellent. For breakfast, we went back to the restaurant where we discovered Japanese AND American choices. Staff in the hotel, restaurant and spa were fantastic. As some have noted, the wi-fi is a bit sketchy, but other than that, no complaints. We'll hopefully go back for another spur-of-the-moment relaxing getaway.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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Cherie D, General Manager at Miyako Hybrid Hotel, responded to this review, October 25, 2012
Dear pain-au-choccy ,
Thank you so much for your comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Miyako Hybrid and were able to experience the spa, Gonpachi and Mitsuwa. Miyako Hybrid really is a great place to get away for some relaxation and our unique bathroom amenities add a touch of somthing special!. We hope to see you return very soon.

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Additional Information about Miyako Hybrid Hotel

Address: 21381 S Western Ave, Torrance, CA 90501
Location: United States > California > Torrance
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Airport Transportation
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Ranked #1 of 19 hotels in Torrance
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Miyako Hybrid Hotel 3.5*
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