I stayed at this Quality Inn for 1 night. Wednesday, April 1st 2015. I stopped by early afternoon to park my rental car and visit the Hollywood and Highland area. It really is not that far away by walking. And when the traffic is as heavy as it was, walking there is probably quicker. I arrived and did not notice the driveway at the front door off of La Brea. So I went around the corner on Lanewood Ave and parked in a spot that ended up facing my hotel room door. Check in was fast and I had my room key in no time. The room key doubles as the swipe card for the underground parking entrance gate. Located on Lanewood Ave. The underground parking area can be a bit tight if you had a larger vehicle. I had a small rental car and it was very manageable. My room was clean, spacious and comfortable. I had a king bed that was very comfortable and the pillow was above average for my comfort. The shower was clean and worked well. And the bathroom sink and counter area was clean. The tv worked fine. Wifi worked fine too. The room had a microwave and mini fridge. The traffic noise could be a bit bothersome to some, but I managed quite well wearing ear plugs. I felt secure enough in my room after seeing the locked gates and doors around the facility. I was quite comfortable. I did not use the pool or take advantage of the breakfast. The price I paid was very fair. If the price was right again on a future visit, I would certainly stay here again.
This hotel is about a ten-minute walk to Grauman's Chinese Theatre and to the Red line Metro which is veryconvenient. We arrived at Los Angeles Airport and took the FlyAway bus to Union Station. After touring the Downtown area-- El Pueblo, Little Tokyo, the Bradbury Building, the Walt Disney Concert Hall-we walked to the Red Line Metro station "Civic Center" and took it to the station "Hollywood/Highland," which is very near the hotel. Please note that it is a good idea to buy a Metro TAP card at Union Station. We bought a 7-day unlimited one ($21.00) You can also pay exact change ($1.50,but you usually need 2 buses and there are no free transfers).The train, however, does not take you to many other tourist sites. Instead we used buses which are again conveniently located a half-block from this hotel. Although sometimes we had to wait a little longer than we would have liked for a Los Angeles bus, we were able to go pretty much everywhere. See the Los Angeles Metro website for directions. In fact, we found it preferable to being stuck in traffic and looking for parking. Upon leaving Los Angeles for San Diego, we rented a car from Avis to which we took the Red Line and Purple line. Again this location turned out to be convenient.
We stayed at this hotel for a week. We had one of the remodeled rooms and it was excellent. Good TV, two comfortable chairs, a desk with a chair, good beds and a nice bath area. The only downside to the room was that it was kind of dark. There is a central courtyard which is nice and free underground parking, tight but doable. The staff were friendly. The WiFi was better than average. The breakfast was fine, typical of what you get in a value hotel. The breakfast area is small but was adequate, we could always get a seat. The hotel location is great for sightseeing, between Sunset and Hollywood Blvd., on LaBrea. When we made reservations we were a little concerned because most hotels in the area very expensive and those on the lower end can be sketchy. We were very happy with this hotel. It's not the Ritz but it was comfortable, safe, convenient, clean with a good bed.