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Best Western Plus Dragon Gate Inn
Ranked #86 of 355 Hotels in Los Angeles
Reviewed December 6, 2013

The hotel was excellent. I needed a rollaway bed and extra towels and they were provided in a very quick manner. Excellent service. I paid for parking and the valet was excellent. I was very presently surprised with everything.

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Reviewed December 1, 2013

Everything is as advertised. The first front desk help was a bit blaze, but the second was naturally enthusiastic; can't blame the first for his feelings, but it does impact the overall feel of a visit, however slight. Room may use fire retardant chemicals in mattress/curtains, as most hotels do--if you stay here or elsewhere, please recommend the use of non-toxic chemicals in bedding/room material. Together we can bring an end to volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in hotel rooms.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 26, 2013

I recently stayed at this hotel for the second time. It was just as good as the first time I stayed there a couple of months ago. Location is very convenient to downtown LA. The bed is very, very comfortable. It is definitely my first choice for a hotel when going to downtown LA for business.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed November 21, 2013

Rooms fine. No special amenities except breakfast, which was typical (nothing special) for places in this price range. Great location near downtown Los Angeles with great public transit options and if you like Chinese food, in the heart of Chinatown. Also, very convenient to Pasadena via Gold Line station 3 blocks away. I used public transit exclusively (transit day pass = $5); but I bought a senior monthly pass for $14 at Union Station at the Metro Customer Service window and off I went for my one week stay.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed November 16, 2013

We booked online and chose it because of its proximity to Union Central Station.. We only had one night. planning to arrive by train. We were concerned about the locality and standard as it seemed a very reasonable price and included a free breakfast. China Town can be a bit scruffy but we figured for one night it would be okay. When we got to the reception the service and the staff member (Brenda) was really good, quick, efficient and very friendly. We got to our room and it was spacious, clean, comfortable, and more than we expected. The free breakfast next morning was also a pleasant surprise and set us up nicely for the day.
Value for money - fantastic.

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  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 11, 2013

We stayed at the BW Dragon Gate because we wanted to be close to downtown Los Angeles. The hotel and the room were attractive and clean. All the staff was very helpful and pleasant. Parking was convenient, but $10 extra per day. Breakfast was good, but nothing special. The hotel is in walking distance of downtown (1 to 1 1/2 miles), but if you do not want that much exercise, you can catch the cheap DASH bus from about 1 block away from the hotel. The wireless Internet service was good, and there were computers available in the lobby if you did not bring your own. It's in Chinatown, so there are plenty of Chinese restaurants within a block or two; ask at the hotel front desk for a recommendation.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed November 10, 2013

Convenient location, quite close to the Union train station in Chinatown.
Decent staff.
Breakfast is ok, though there is limited room to manoeuvre when choosing breakfast.
At your own risk, you could try alternative car parks nearby as there's quite an expensive car park in the hotel with little space to get into.
Need to improve on cleanliness as there was stains left on bed sheet and bath tub.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Address: 818 N Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2395
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Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Central L.A
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
#39 Business Hotel in Los Angeles
Price Range: $173 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western Plus Dragon Gate Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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