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Palos Verdes Inn
Ranked #16 of 19 Hotels in Redondo Beach
Reviewed August 23, 2012

We were a party of four attending an anniversary party in Redondo Beach. This hotel could not have been closer. Yes, the hotel is older. I remember it as the Plush Horse Inn back in the 50's. However, it was clean and comfortable. The staff is friendly and accomodating. There are several places close by to eat. We would go back.

Room Tip: I would check out the rooms on the side opposite the parking lot.
  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 23, 2012

Granted, this is not a new Four Seasons, but it was clean and very comfortable.
I had a king sized four poster bed with plenty of pillows and crisp sheets. There was a large flat screen TV and a view of the ocean a few blocks away.
The hotel is close to a Starbucks and lots of dining options. The staff was friendly and very helpful.
The bathrooms are a bit dated but I had great water pressure and lots of hot water.
There are coffee makers in room so I had a cup before I showered and headed out.
It would be great if they had a breakfast place on property.
I'll definitely stay again!

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled on business
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2  Thank DesertGM
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Reviewed July 18, 2012

Only at the hotel for a few hours day room all other hotel in LAX area sold out. Friendly staff & clean room.

Stayed: July 2012, traveled on business
3  Thank travelermanPhoenix
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Reviewed June 27, 2012

Don't plan on sleeping past 7:30n the morning. When the room doors close it sounds like bombs going off in the hall way. They need pnuematic door closers on all the doors.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled solo
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1  Thank Joe S
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Reviewed June 3, 2012

Don't let the lobby fool you. That is the only thing that has been updated. The rooms need new carpets,drapes and bedding. The worst are the bathrooms. The shower features a 3 faucet layout from the 50's. You know the kind with the shower knob in the middle between the hot and cold faucets-all surrounded by 60's biege tile.
There was no hot water when I was there. The front desk offered to change my room. What good would that do as the hot water all comes from the same tank? The central A/C has been replaced by a plastic fan /dehumidifier mounted on a table. The restaurant was permanently closed. The clerk did reduce the rate but still not worth it. Does anyone have Ty Pennington's number?

  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled solo
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2  Thank CHRIS B
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Reviewed May 2, 2012

I'm glad I didn't pay heed to all the nay sayers about this place. I wanted a hotel close to my sister's house. This was very close, it is also very close to the beach! Lobby- sad and dated with suicide-worthy music. Hallways- ugly and dark. Room- totally average but clean, large and well maintained with a little fridge. Bed- firm but comfortable. HVAC thing- loud but utilitarian I guess, luckily I didn't need to used it much. I found the hotel/motel overall to be very quiet, and comfortable. Expect what you are paying for! This is a reasonably priced Inn in a beach community! You want lots of ammenities, pay more and stay somewhere else. The smell- my room smelled fine, the hallways had the smell you would expect of a hotel of its age- a little musty and "old hotely" The lobby on the otherhand knocks you over the head with Glade plug-ins!!!! Yikes, that's a lot of springtime meadow!!!!Staff was very nice, room was cleaned and restocked with the appropriate things each day. I would not stay here for a "vacation" as such, but this was perfect for visiting family that lives in Redondo Beach.

Room Tip: Ocean view rooms! upper floors, 3rd or 4th! worth the money for the view and balcony. The otherside...
  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled solo
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1  Thank NYNY1
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Reviewed April 10, 2012

I have been forced to stay here several times a year for at least the last ten years. I cannot stand this hotel and am finally compelled to write a review. The hotel is old and in need of a major overhaul or it needs to be leveled. They have bikes that you can take for a ride, which i have done but regretted it; the bikes are old and in disrepair. The hotel recently painted the rooms and halls with garish colors and artwork to 'spruce it up a bit'. The gym is tiny with poor lighting and I get the impression that it was once a storage room. The rooms are awful! The bathrooms creep me out every time i have to use them... they are old and gross! The sliding glass doors to the shower/tub is always broken in some way (i.e. missing handle). They is always some black mold growing somewhere in the tub. The shower head is level with my neck - I am average height for a man. The wi-fi is spotty at best. The wall paper is peeling off the walls. The a/c units sometimes don't work because they do not drain properly (a/c seems to have been an afterthought here, put in sometime in the last 10 years). The carpets are old, stained and burned by irons or something. The tub is old and unclean.

Room Tip: if you HAVE to stay here, try to get an "ocean view" room because it has a balcony with sl...
  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled on business
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1  Thank flyboi31
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Additional Information about Palos Verdes Inn

Address: 1700 S Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-5902
Location: United States > California > Redondo Beach
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 19 Hotels in Redondo Beach
Price Range: $115 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Palos Verdes Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 107
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Palos Verdes Inn is the classic hotel landmark in L.A.'s South Bay region. Located just minutes south of LAX, Palos Verdes Inn is in the 'boutique' Riviera Village section of south Redondo Beach, just steps away from clean and quiet Torrance Beach, and the boutique shops and restaurants in the neighborhood. Two miles from world-class shopping at Del Amo Fashion Center. Tired of the heat and hustle of L.A., Beverly Hills and Hollywood? Tired of the crowds in Santa Monica and Venice? Then Redondo Beach is THE place to stay! ... more   less 
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