we stayed 3 nights .. the only strange thing was a plastic knife on our pillow when we first entered the room, obviously housekeeping forgot it .. i am not sure the carpet was hoovered or the furniture dusted (build-up) thoroughly every single day but it was sufficient .. the complimentary toiletries were not great, u had to press like crazy to get the product out and the walk from the walk of fame and metro was only about 300m, but it wasn't a very pleasant walk along a multi-lane road and a deserted looking area ..
that just about covers the minor cons .. !!!
the hotel staff responded fully, kindly and with patience (thx to all especially maria) to my numerous email before our arrival - we were granted a quiet room as requested - the 2 double beds were large and comfy, the room was huge, the bathroom a good size .. breakfast was perfectly adequate although it won't win the oscar for best breakfast ever .. i was usually there at 6.30 hrs as i was jetlag and i had read that arriving later was mayhem (reception warned me upon check-in too) .. there is a starbucks, convenience store and a sushi place right across the road ..
we left our luggage in storage and the limo service the hotel uses picked up our suitcases and then picked us up at farmers' market to go to the airport .. that procedure was perfectly managed, as was the check-in and check-out ..
we didn't try the pool, the business center was closed one day, but they put up a label offering to print out boarding passes at the reception .. along with free wi-fi and breakfast included in the price which was just over $200 per night for 2 adults ..
i would definitely stay here again, although i was a little disappointed by LAX itself .. but that is not the hotel's fault whatsoever ..
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- Experience the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in Hollywood, CA. Located in the heart of world-famous Hollywood, California, our uniquely designed hotel appeals to style-oriented guests desiring exceptional service and comfortable amenities. During your stay at the Holiday Inn Express Hollywood, take time to tour the city and see all that Hollywood has to offer. We are centrally located near several historic tourist attractions such as the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hollywood Bowl, Universal Studios, Paramount Studios, Sunset Strip, Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Santa Monica and Venice Beach. Our hip hotel in Hollywood is the perfect place to stay as you explore the city. Built in 2008, our brand new Hollywood hotel is perfect for business travelers. We provide an alternative to local, traditional hotels without sacrificing any of the business amenities you expect. Our Hollywood hotel near the Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is just 20 min from the LA Convention Center and in close proximity to the LA Business District, the Century City Business District, ABC, NBC, the Warner Center and CNN. At the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in Hollywood, CA, we provide an oasis that inspires and re-energizes travelers. From our hip lobby and state-of-the-art fitness center to the convenient high-speed Internet access and a delicious, free hot breakfast bar, this Hollywood hotel provides all the amenities to make your trip to California a great one. ... more less
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