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Alta Cienega Motel

1005 North La Cienega Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there after concert in town. For a room 138 and 20 to park in the tiny parking lot. Could of stayed at a better motel cheaper (with free parking) but we couldn't drive further. Other than that, room was below average and outdated by 30 plus years.

Thank ballerina501
Coconut Creek, Florida
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited all the way from the opposite coast and came just to see the last room jim morrison lived in before he left for paris! We parked at the opposite end of the motel and walked the catwalk to see room 32's door open ///I of course just wanted to walk in and luckily enough a guy named Matt... More 

Thank nlam64
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Poor service, all they want is money. From the website, it states that they provide free parking, in the end we gonna for 8USD per day for the confined car parking. Secondly, the air-con broke down when we stayed up for the 2nd night, what a terrible night we had.

Thank Wei Xian A

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Ive stayed here a few times when I was having financial problems. The place is very basic but has free wifi. A very nice Indian couple own the place and are always friendly. The only problem is that it is cheaper so you see a lot of hookers and drug addicts that frequent the motel.

4 Thank Jamie L
Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

If you love The Doors and are desperate to "live for a night" in Jim's old hotel room, then you have to tick this box. True it isn't very clean, but it's OK. Jim's room is on the very noisy side of the street, but - like i said - if it has to be done, you'll live with it.... More 

3 Thank stephen2d
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Grim with a side helping of grimness. People question if the Jim Morrison room is authentic or if its been decorated and upgraded since he stayed there. Well if that room has the one I stayed in hasn't been touched since the 60`s. But hey I knew after the reviews what to expect, it was a bed and it was... More 

1 Thank CatbirdSouthRuislip
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

What a dump. Horrible location, like being on the street. Noisy. Filthy air. Questionable guests who are likely turning tricks. Yuck. I would not return here if I were paid to do so. On the other hand, ifb you like sleazy.....

7 Thank CarmichaelVentura
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Where to start with this place, charged a total $90 for the night it felt more to the likes of a really bad motel from a movie that is about bad motels. At most i'd pay $50 for this place. Things wrong. 1. Noise Levels, although it's not the motels fault they're on a main road used by emergency services,... More 

8 Thank CameronTravels
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

This was my second time visiting the Alta Cienega Motel. My previous review was quite detailed so check it out if you want loads of detail. This time I stayed the night, and I have to say, this place is really fine if you are not a snob. It's budget but clean. Very outdated but really, if you just want... More 

10 Thank odyssey1977
Palm Springs
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I am having to stay in hotels in my neighborhood while my condo is being remodeled. This motel is very basic but it is well maintained and very reasonable ($79/night plus tax plus $8 parking). Last time I stayed at the Holloway Motel which is right around the corner from here. I would recommend the Alta Cienega over the Holloway... More 

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Additional Information about Alta Cienega Motel

Address: 1005 North La Cienega Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
Location: United States > California > West Hollywood > West Hollywood
Price Range: $90 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Alta Cienega Motel 1*
Number of rooms: 21
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