Small and modest, and a favorite of international travelers, this hotel has an enviable location within walking distance of some of the city's best restaurants and the Beverly Center. Guests have been known to forgo car rentals as there's DASH service to the nearby Farmers Market; Beverly Hills is a short hop via taxi. Guest rooms are compact with mostly nondescript views. Blond wood accents and black-and-white photographs enliven the otherwise plain rooms. In the streetside lobby lounge you can have coffee while you navigate the Net or enjoy the daily afternoon wine and cheese nosh.
Jun 11, 2008
Service was excellent. The staff was very accommodating and friendly. The bed was comfortable (for those who prefer firmer mattresses) and the decor pleasant. It was a nice break from the typical hotel decor. However, the air conditioning did not work when we first arrived, but the situation was quickly remedied. The wine and cheese reception every afternoon is also a pleasant offering - who can turn that down? Be sure to ask for a rear facing room
as you can hear the relatively heavy traffic on Beverly Blvd at night (I was there on the weekend.) I wouldn't necessarily recommend this for a family as the rooms are much too small, but for a couple on a short business trip - it was perfect.