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Hollywood Celebrity Hotel
Ranked #18 of 355 Hotels in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed April 18, 2014

Better late than never I suppose. Stayed at this hotel for six nights in Nov. 2013 with the family. Location was absolutely perfect for our needs and loved the small boutique nature of this hotel - made a nice change from the larger chain style hotels.
Just at the back of the Dolby Hotel and no more than two minutes walk to the red line railway station of Hollywood/Highland - one stop north gets you to Universal Studios and probably no more than half an hour to the Staples Centre - which covered off this family's needs perfectly.
Breakfast is more than adequate and quite frankly I think people who complain about it should be staying at a top of the range five star hotel.
The kitchenette is fantastic for in room self catering and as previous comments have said there is a great supermarket - fresh and easy very close by.
I would definitely stay here again if visiting LA/Hollywood and would definitely recommend to other families travelling there. It is in a nice quiet street and so close to everything on Hollywood Blvd. Loved this hotel and loved the art deco theme of the hotel. Staff were more than accommodating.
PS - for cheap tacky LA souvenirs there is a massive shop right near Madam Tussauds wax museum with nothing over $5.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 9, 2014

Situated in a quiet oasis and yet only 2 minutes walk from Hollywood Boulevard this hotel is a little gem. All of the staff were so friendly and the room (we had a full kitchen with ours) was perfect for our stay. The breakfast arrangements were typical USA style and an added bonus was the 24 hour availability of hot drinks in the foyer. You will be given a pamphlet with your room key that gives details of the wifi (good) and a map showing the "secret" passageway through to the Highland Shopping Centre and the Street of Stars.For those who are self catering there is a very good "Fresh & Easy" store within an easy walk (marked on the map).

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 6, 2014

We booked a stay at this Hotel for 9 days, but after the first night checked out. The beds are so uncomfortable. My arms and shoulders kept going numb. We spoke to the staff at the front desk, and they shared that the beds in the hotel had all been recently replaced. One of the staff people also shared that they too would never be able to sleep on the beds.
It's a really nice quaint place and the staff there are very nice and helpful. We just were unable to make their new beds work for us.

Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 4, 2014

We stayed for 6 nights but had in fact booked and paid for 7, we stayed at a friend's place the last night instead of this hotel. When we first arrived, both the reception and our room had a strange smell of detergent, like it was covering up another smell. One out of the four staff members we met was friendly and smiled at people, the rest didn't seem to like their job very much. The "continental" breakfast was some white bread and sliced bagels you could toast, some apples and oranges, and snack pack versions of Froot Loops and other sugary cereals. Unfortunately there weren't really any healthy alternatives and we therefore decided to eat our breakfast at other places for the remainder of our stay. There was free coffee and tea at all times though, which was nice. The hotel car park was quite small and narrow and if you were unlucky enough to arrive late, you had to park your car in the middle of the car park, preventing the other cars from getting out. This meant that you had to leave your car keys at the reception so that they could let the people out who was blocked in when they needed to use their car. At one point the whole car park was full and we had to park the car some distance away in a public car park, although the hotel did pay for it. There was no safety deposit box in the room. They offered us to use one of their small boxes behind the reception counter, but that wouldn't do for anything larger than money, passports, etc. The beds were fairly hard, uncomfortable and difficult to get used to. The air con unit was loud and took a few minutes before it would blow warm air. There was also a small fridge in the room, which was useful to have (although it didn't seem to keep out bottled water very cold). The fridge would, however, emit a loud noise every 30 minutes or so, which made falling asleep a bit difficult and we kept waking up because of it. The location is great and if you don't expect much from the hotel it will do the job. You will hopefully spend most of your time outside anyway.

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  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 2, 2014

I had a great time while staying at Hollywood Celebrity Hotel. The staff were great and accommodating to my needs. My room was very roomy and clean and I liked it that I had a mini fridge and a microwave. The location is fantastic as it is just a block away from the tourist attraction and the hotel is next door to the mall. I would definitely would choose this hotel again.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled solo
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Reviewed March 28, 2014

This is our second time to stay here and it was as good as the first time. We were going to the Mad Men Paleyfest at the Dolby theater and this hotel was just a few steps to Dolby. Staff is friendly, room was clean and comfortable, continental breakfast was good (bagels, cereal, coffee, tea, juices) plenty to eat. I will say I did call the front desk to ask about a question and the guy who answered rudely stated "front desk". Other than that it was a pleasant stay for one night.

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  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed March 25, 2014

Just across the road from the Hollywood stars!
The Highland centre is a few steps away with every shop & restaurant you need!

The hotel is quite retro in design but clean and spacious.
Our room was towards the back of the hotel, we had a 2 bedroom apartment with large rooms with kitchen facilities and dining table.

Breakfast was left out between 8-10. Bagels, toast, cereals, fruit, juices, tea and coffee.
Either have breakfast on the patio or take it back to your room.

Hotel staff very friendly and happy to help with booking taxis, location information etc etc.
Would certainly recommend this to friends.
We have friend staying across the road at hotel liberty who hate it there. Renovations going on and place is very dirty by comparison.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with family
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1  Thank Anne-Marie0808
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Address: 1775 Orchid Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-4302
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Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Hollywood
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in Los Angeles
#15 Family Hotel in Los Angeles
#29 Best Value Hotel in Los Angeles
#49 Business Hotel in Los Angeles
Price Range: $168 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hollywood Celebrity Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 38
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hollywood Celebrity Hotel is a superior tourist class hotel located in the heart of downtown Hollywood, home of the Academy Awards and entertainment industry. We are just minutes to fine dining, shopping and entertainment. The hotel offers a boutique-look with the intimacy of a bed and breakfast inn. Hallways are beautifully decorated with posters of classic films and Hollywood icons. Guest rooms are spacious, home-style furnished, with some equipped with a full kitchen for extended stays. Our professional hotel staff follows suit with excellent service reminiscent of a time long since past. Come experience all of the glamour and class of the era. ... more   less 
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