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Cecil Hotel

640 South Main Street, Downtown Los Angeles, Los Angeles (CA), United States 90014

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The Cecil Hotel is a highly affordable downtown Los Angeles hotel built in European style. Situated...see more The Cecil Hotel is a highly affordable downtown Los Angeles hotel built in European style. Situated in a classic building from 1927, this hotel provides great value and fantastic access. It is ideal for convention goers, university students, and budget vacationers. Many of LA's finest shops, trendiest restaurants, and famed entertainment are all within walking distance. For example, the world renowned Los Angeles Fashion District, Los Angeles Jewelry District, and Santee Alley are just steps away from the hotel. Also, USC and the Los Angeles Convention Center are only a few blocks away. Rooms have basic amenities and are decorated in earth tones and neutral colors. Some rooms have a private bathroom while others have shared facilities. If you want to be close to the most important sites in downtown LA and not break your budget, the Cecil Hotel is just right for you.
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Above average
6
Value for Money
6.9
Location
6.8
Staff Performance
5.6
Hotel Condition/Cleanliness
5.7
Room Comfort/Standard
5.9
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alberto B. Solo travelers
United States of America, January 09, 2014
Decent Hotel/Hostel

clean,staff,central location
8.3
It was comfortable,safe, and clean.the staff was friendly and it was easy to get around the city because of its central downtown location
William W. Solo travelers
United States of America, December 23, 2013
Don't Stay here with reading my comments!

Wifi, free computers, Lobby.
3.3
Once I told my relatives were I was staying, an immediate response to change hotels was given. A girl was found dead there in 2013 and the area is suspect with transients. Also the Hotel is using two names!! Stay on the Main is the same place which was really confusing at the check in. The rooms are really old and if was very noisy at night due to the street activity of police sirens all night. Plus the building is also rumored to be haunted. Therefore, unless you don't mind any of that stuff, then it's not so bad. I would suggest to stay there in the warmer months. Also there is no free parking and all places near charge over $18.00 to park your car all night.
Ngoc T. Solo travelers
Vietnam, December 19, 2013
Terrible

Nice lobby, centrally located, budget hotel
2.7
Terrible, there were too many homeless ppl around and keep disturbing and asking for money. Scared and unpleasure
monica D. Couples
United Kingdom, November 06, 2013
Good budget option

Good free breakfast, close to public transport, free computers and Internet
6.7
Good for the price and good free breakfast. Not the best area but close to public transport. Room fine- basic but clean. We had a private toilet but shared showers. Free computers and Internet in lobby. Wifi did not work in room. Staff wouldn't leave you with any particular positive memories, clearly had no desire to be there. Overall, get what you pay for and fine but it is in the centre of downtown so area is not great.
Jared B. Couples
Australia, November 20, 2013
breakfast was not continental

clean
6
Have to go to lobby to use wifi. Continental breakfast was waffles, cereal, juice and coffee. And you have to wait in line for it. Area was a bit rough at night.
amber S. Solo travelers
United States of America, October 20, 2013
Horrible. Never going back.

Nothing was good.
2.3
Horrible. the staff was rude and denied my stay due to the fact that they couldn't give me my room over a fifty dollar security deposit. I had to stay in my car in DT. LA. the girl at the desk was rude to the max and I will be sure to tell everyone how horrible they are as a company and staff.
Sungkyun K. Couples
South Korea, October 08, 2013
Good location for nightlife

Close to supermarket, nightclubs, restaurants, and public transportations
6.3
I stayed for four nights during my trip in LA. The hotel is located in historic area, downtown. Many homeless people in the street but never hurt me. Easy to access to transportations, either Pershing Sq. Station or Metro Center Station. Many good restaurants, vibrant nightclubs and bars are surrounded. The room is a little bit too small, and the breakfast is only consist of waffles, cerial, milk, and coffee. Poor wifi speed, almost not available in the higher floor rooms relatively far from the lobby. Despite all the things above, I recommend this hotel's good value for money.
Saipunidzam M. Groups
Malaysia, September 18, 2013
I wasn't too bad

near to public transport
5
It was OK, just the hotel has no aircond/heater, small room, the setting for the room was ok, no coffee maker or kettle. Just like 1 star hotel at Malaysia.
mark C. Solo travelers
United Kingdom, September 19, 2013
satisfactory

clean.comfy and cheap
7
I would reccomend this hotel to anyone staying in LA especially if they are on a budget and don't want to slum it .book it now .
oscar G. Couples
United States of America, September 03, 2013
Not worth the stay

The staff.
3.7
I was embarassed when my girlfriend walk in the room. This is the kind of hotel you would expect out of a 1-star hotel in central or south america.

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