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“LIVE FROM LA.......IT'S JW MARRIOTT”

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JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
Ranked #20 of 354 Hotels in Los Angeles
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Reviewed May 13, 2013

My room was room 468, which has a small patio, it is on the pool level, but there was shrubs as to have privacy. I really liked having the open space, but I am sure there are VIEWS to die for up higher. The room was so beautiful and clean. It reminded me of the Viceroy in Miami. It was in the heart of LA. Across from the Staples Center, or what ever they call that arena now. The Ritz shares the block. Wolfgang Puck has a bar/lounge on the 24th floor. Excellent food there, awesome bartenders. Dean was my bartender, which was cool and calm under pressure!!! Excellent service.
Overall I would highly suggest staying at this property!!!

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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed May 12, 2013

JW Marriott LA LIVE is a nice, modern and upscale hotel with an exceptional executive / concierge lounge. There are a lot of nice premium touches throughout the hotel, but there are a few areas where it could be better (a more luxurious room decor and a bath tub along with the glass shower)

Pros: Glass shower (most Marriott brand hotels feature a tub with a shower curtain), great executive lounge with high quality nightly appetizers, desserts and a good breakfast, in-room safe, modern room decor with floor-to-ceiling windows to provide a great view of Downtown LA, great location (next to Staples Center and within walking distance to several popular Downtown LA restaurants).

Cons: Room rates are a little pricey, the decor in the rooms could be a little more upscale and luxurious to truly separate it from Marriott hotels and justify the high room rates.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed May 10, 2013

Stayed here for the weekend and had a very comfortable stay.
The city view from the room was amazing as the hotel location is quite good.
Loved the room service. Food was quite good!
Would definitely recommend this hotel in LA

Room Tip: Must try the food over here!
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  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 8, 2013

Stayed at the JW Marriott for a week long meeting in LA. We checked in mid afternoon on a Wednesday hoping to be able to get around LA a bit. The concierge was nowhere to be found, but the front desk helped. We were hoping to get on some sort of bus tour to take us around LA and Hollywood but according to the front desk those tours were over for the day (we got there about 1 pm) and that there wasn't much to do within walking distance of the hotel. I get it, its LA, most places are a good drive from where you are, and that's fine. We ultimately went to "The Grove" and spent the afternoon there after a good $30 cab ride (each way), and was totally worth it for the star sightings (we saw P Diddy, Mark Wahlberg, and Mario Lopez filming Extra ) and also Gordon Ramsay checking in on his restaurant Fat Cow. Sorry, I digress....The hotel was nicely appointed and was well located for the meeting (about 2 blocks from the LA convention center). Our room was on the "light show" side (facing the LA Live area), but had a great view and the room had blackout curtains if the light show really bothered you.

The hotel restaurant was actually very good, with a decent bar, and also a small coffee shop in the lobby. There were numerous choices just outside the hotel as well, so we didn't ever feel that anything was really too far to get to from the hotel. Whenever we did try to talk to the concierges, they never really acknowledged you and appeared too busy to help. Good thing I wasn't really counting on them to tour LA, so would have given a lower rating if I was there as a tourist vs. a business traveler.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

The reception area is large and very stunning with several seating areas, a wine bar and a bar/restaurant all open planned flowing into one another. The check in was very well handled we were off to our room in a matter of minutes. We entered a King Suite, corner location overlooking the pool, Staples Center and LA Live on the 13th floor - what an amazing evening view. The room was contemporary in style and quite large as was the bathroom with shower only HUGE that also had a window overlooking the before mentioned landmarks. Because of it's central location to Trader Vic's, ESPN Zone, Yardhouse, Nokia, Staples, I believe it is the best place (other than the Ritz) to stay if you are going to an event at LA Live. We really enjoyed it. Oh one more thing the Pantry an old LA historic restaurant is also in walking distance and worth the wait!

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

Stayed at this hotel during a recent conference, had a room on the 14th floor with an unbelievable view of the city.

The Room was one of the nicest I've ever stayed in; new, roomy, clean, beautiful with every convenience.

Hotel lobby was very open and lively. Great place to relax, have a drink, and meet people.

Breakfast is available in the lobby with a buffet option. A bit expensive, but it is LA and it was a nice high quality buffet.

A quick comment and one gripe....

First, the comment, for those of you that are coffee drinkers, there is a nice coffee maker in the room, but it is not Krups or of a K-cup variety. I know how some folks can be about their coffee so I thought I'd mention this.

Now, my gripe, I can't stand hotels that do not offer free wifi. I know it's a minor thing and a lot of hotels do it, but it just irritates me. This hotel charges $10+ a day so be aware.

Other than that, you won't find a better hotel in the area for the money.

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  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

Readers of this review will note that I travel a lot and hotels don't easily impress me. Well, the JW at LA Live did just that. The staff is so friendly, you'll swear they are putting something in the water. From the doormen out front to my housekeeper, everyone was in a good mood and it was contagious. Kudos to Marriott for doing something right to produce such a great staff.

The lobby and public areas of the hotel are gorgeous. The design is eclectic, the textures are rich, and the colors modern. Really nice job.

The room was large and lovely. Being a new hotel, I would have sworn I was the first guest in this room. Sleep quality and linens were fantastic. Even the shower was impressive with much better water pressure than other properties in Los Angeles.

I was in town for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame show at Nokia Theater. Excellent location as the JW and Nokia share the same sidewalk and signage. The rest of LA Live presents many options for food and spirits and even with a sold-out game at Staples Center, there was plenty of room for all.

Cannot wait to return!

Room Tip: Higher floor nets better view of surrounding Los Angeles.
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  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled solo
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Address: 900 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90015-1338
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Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Downtown
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #20 of 354 Hotels in Los Angeles
Price Range: $300 - $636 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE 4.5*
Number of rooms: 877
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