summerfield suites-west hollywood

Old Feb 20th, 2003, 07:54 PM
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summerfield suites-west hollywood

has anyone stayed at this hotel? is the neighborhood good? we were going to stay in redondo beach but were told it was quite far to explore LA, hollywood and beverly hills. this looks like a quaint little hotel. anyone know anything about it?
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Old Feb 20th, 2003, 08:17 PM
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I have stayed there twice for a month, and several other times for about a week. I wouldn't stay anywhere else in the LA area. It's not spectacular, but even the smallest rooms have a sort of "suite" feel, with a raised bedroom area, most have gas fireplaces, and lots of "extras". The daily breakfast buffet is quite good. There is gated parking below and inside with a key card access. There is a laundry room. And a small kitchenette (which I mainly have used to store some OJ and milk -- although I did do a little cooking to take to the Southern California Fodorites gathering at Art's in Long Beach). There is a rooftop pool area with a great view to downtown LA, and out to Century City or beyond (depending on the smog). I love this hotel.
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Old Mar 2nd, 2003, 04:02 PM
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Hi Patrick
Can you help m? I am considering booking a one bedroomed suite for three nights in April, however, I am confused about the condition of the rooms. I have read reviews from recent guests (see who complain about the condition of the suites yet I read in a post of yours dating back to January 2001 that the entire hotel was being refurbished. Taking account of location, I fully agree with you that the Summerfield Suites offer excellent value for money ($139 per night for the one bedroom suite, 17th to 20th April) but I really do not want to find that the room is below standard. How recently were you last there and can you shed any light on the refurbishment program? I have emailed the hotel but as yet have received no reply. Thanks for your help.
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Old Mar 4th, 2003, 02:42 PM
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Patrick, are you there? !!
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Old Mar 4th, 2003, 07:45 PM
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Yep, I'm here.
I last stayed there just over a year ago and the "refurbishment" was not completed, yet I don't know what any fuss was about. Nothing in our suite was the least bit shabby or worn. I find it a great place -- maybe not as luxurious as some hotels, but everything was in top condition -- for example, no stained or worn carpet, no stained bedspreads, draperies that were not worn or hangin off the rods, etc. I've booked to stay there again this August.
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