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“Clean, good location and Friendly staff” 4 of 5 stars
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Hollywood Orchid Suites
Ranked #4 of 347 Hotels in Los Angeles
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Perth, Australia
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42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Clean, good location and Friendly staff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Purpose of visit:
4 night stay in mid Feb 2013

Room Type/Name:
King Suite room 210 or 211

Specific Comments about stay:
Very clean, staff helpful and cheery. Towles new, soft & fluffy - best I had while on this holiday. Room above us was very noisy - very loud footsteps 24hrs a day - perhaps a service rooms? Had to use ear plugs to
View from room of car park, did not use balcony. Bed and pillows comfy.

Amenities of the room:
Full kitchen (stove, fridge, table, sink etc etc), very large double closet with full length mirrors. Good sized shower and bathroom.Rooms very large in size.

Amenities of the hotel:
Pool (did not use) light breakfast (good). WIFI - drops out alot, cannot connect two of your devices - eg ipad and iphone belonging to the same person??

Service Provided:
Maids & service very friendly. One or two concierge not so friendly. One very helpful & friendly.

Things I wish I'd known before visiting:
Stairs from entrance to lobby (no lift) and then to breakfast area and rooms.(lift available)

Location Details:
Set directly behind the Dolby theatre. Not noisy at all. Walk through to Highland shopping mall and Hollywood Blvd.

Overall experience:
Good. Great place to stay, good pricing. Hollywood area is pretty rough and dirty. So next time will stay in Beverly Hills. But was good to experience. Lots of walks down Hollywood blvd - pharmacy & food shops close by.

Room Tip: Maybe try top floor as so you get no noise.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

I booked this accommodation based on the cost, location and the positive trip advisor reviews. We were not disappointed, the location is excellent for all of the Hollywood attractions and just a short drive from Universal Studios. Secure parking is available at a reasonable rate. The rooms are a bit tired but are comfortable and a very decent size. We enjoyed using the pool which has some loungers around it for relaxing. Breakfast is supplied in a communal area and you can have it there or take it back to your own room if you would prefer, we enjoyed meeting some of the other guests. There is no noise from outside but you can hear the people in the next room and above you, I would recommend asking for a room on the top floor, that said the noise did not carry on late and we were up early to enjoy our visit. Have already recommended this hotel to others.

Room Tip: Rooms on the top level would be quieter.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Darwin, Northern Territory
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87 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here recently at the start and again at end of a trip to the USA. The hotel location is excellent for access to Grauman's, the Hollywood/Highland shopping centre and other major attractions. The rooms are clean and very spacious - both of the rooms we stayed in had two queen beds and a full kitchen. Staff are friendly and accommodating and the included breakfast (breads, pastries etc) was fine. It is possible to sometimes hear a little bit of noise from other rooms (so light very sleepers might like to bring ear plugs) but this mostly stopped in the evenings/night.

Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
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Newmarket, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Just wanted to add a word..... we actually cancelled our original hotel reservations elsewhere so that we could stay here. After reading the reviews of others who have stayed before, we decided to try it out. Well, must say, we were pleasantly surprised. The rooms were very spacious, huge king size beds and a fully equipped kitchen. We totally agree and would echo saying that this is such a nice treat - to be so centrally located and yet 'quiet' enough to have a good night sleep, Will definitely recommend this hotel to everyone who wants to visit Hollywood.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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95 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I picked the Hollywood Orchid due to it's location and the reviews I found online. I knew nothing else about it. When we pulled up, I was quite frankly uneasy and unhappy because this hotel looks BAD from the street. BUT, after our check-in things were great. The security is good, and the location could not be better. It appears to be an old apartment complex that has been converted into a hotel. Our room was extremely large and very clean, but it was a little dated. The staff was absolutely wonderful - friendly and helpful. The undergound parking was nice and secure. We would definitely stay again!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank LexKymom50
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Seattle, Washington
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108 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

Central location behind The Dolby Theater and half a block away from the Metro station. Easy access from LAX. We enjoyed staying right in Hollywood and doing all the kitschy tourist things. Pool is heated. Our suite was a former 1 BR apartment w/ king beds. Continental breakfast just so-so but enough to get your day started. Only drawback as others have pointed out is the noise. We had loud talking squealing girls next door at 3 am - called the office and they addressed it immediately. The apartment building next door had some loud tenants talking outside that woke us up a few times since we had the windows open - too bad because the hotel is in an otherwise quiet spot.

Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

If you're a first time visitor to LA and you want to do the Chinese Theatre, footprints, Hollywood Boulevard thing, you simply couldn't get a better location than here. All those are literally round the corner. The Hollywood Bowl is also walkable and so it makes a brilliant base if you're attending a concert. There are other more expensive hotels on the road to the Bowl, but this was just great. I think it was a 20 minute walk there - but perfectly doable. Staff were good - breakfast wasn't great - but the price was good and the location simply unbeatable.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Property: Hollywood Orchid Suites
Address: 1753 Orchid Ave, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90028-4302
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Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Hollywood , Central L.A
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Los Angeles
#6 Romantic Hotel in Los Angeles
#17 Best Value Hotel in Los Angeles
#43 Business Hotel in Los Angeles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hollywood Orchid Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hollywood Orchid Suites owes its success to a superior location and a commitment to security, friendly service and value. We are next door to the Hollywood & Highland Center which includes TCL Chinese Theatre (formerly Grauman's Chinese Theatre), the Dolby Theatre (home of the Academy Awards), the Loew's Hotel Hollywood, the METRO station, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, Walk of Fame, movie theaters, restaurants, clubs, bowling lanes and shopping. We are within close walking distance to the Hollywood Bowl, the Roosevelt Hotel, The Magic Castle and Yamashiro. Universal Studios and Pantages Theatre at Hollywood & Vine is just one subway stop away. Most of our rooms have fully equipped kitchens and a dining area. We offer a complimentary, light continental breakfast, free WIFI and free local calls. Our cancellation policy is 72 hours; check in is at 3 p.M. And check out at noon. ... more   less 
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