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El Patio Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Santa Clara, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: 1) Very clean room 2) Queen size beds - ok for the price you pay 3) Location - Close to Universal Studios (but not walking distance) 4) The front desk person at Night was EXTREMELY helpful Cons: 1) Parking very congested. 2) Hardly any space in room after the Queen beds We stayed here Friday and got Double Tree...

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Bobby M, General Manager at El Patio Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to put us a review. We recently completely renovated the property and your feedback is greatly appreciated

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Someone from the hotel called and asked what time we were going to check in. I told them after 10 pm and he then asked for a deposit to hold my room for a late check-in. When we arrived at 1005 pm they had given our room away and offered not one explanation or concession

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Bobby M, General Manager at El Patio Inn, responded to this review

I am truly sorry.. We recently renovated the property and we have had a lot of difficulty finding good front desk personnel. If you provided the required additional CC info for late arrival, the front desk should have kept your room. If it is any constellation, we did fire most of our front desk staff and now we have a...

Atoka, Oklahoma
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The room was small,but it served it purpose. The bad was so comfortable. The room immaculate. The staff is great. I loved how they made me feel like i was at home. The guest service was superior. Thank you.

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Bobby M, General Manager at El Patio Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to put us a review and your kind words. We recently completely renovated the property and your feedback is greatly appreciated.

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Dated, yes. But I find the reviews for this place to be surprisingly harsh? I myself had a completely decent night there. Weekend rates are high for what you get. Considering the location though, it may be worth it. Quiet, cozy ambience. I'll take this kind of spot over some soulless Days Inn any night of the year, and expect...

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Bobby M, General Manager at El Patio Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, it is greatly appreciated. We just finished renovating all of our guest rooms and hired new front desk staff. We strive to provide the best possible service for all of our guests. Thanks again

New York City, New York
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

We ended up here because we were unable to locate the place we intended to stay at and we're stuck in rush hour traffic after an entire day of driving. At first, I thought we had found an unknown gem because the grounds were very well kept with lovely plants around the free parking. This is not part of an...

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Bobby M, General Manager at El Patio Inn, responded to this review

I do apologize for your bad experience but I think that you must have placed a review for the wrong property. We recently renovated this property completely (inside and out) and there is no carpet in any of the guest rooms, it is all tile flooring! And the furniture is definately not from Ikea!

Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

I've stayed here 3 times because of convenience (shame on me). Some of the rehab'd rooms are ok but not all are. The funny part is they will put a $100 hold on your credit card as deposit (probably more than cost of items in room).....another note: one of the Managers/owners pulled up at 1230am blaring his music.

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Bobby M, Owner at El Patio Inn, responded to this review

The property has been completely renovated and the cost of the items in the room would be in excess of $3500.

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Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Hotel needs a little TLC but they have recently hired new management and the manager Mathew is more than amazing. I have stayed here two separate times now and have 0 complaints I also was given a early check in for a small additional fee. Great for me because I flew in on the red eye and wanted to rest...

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Bobby M, General Manager at El Patio Inn, responded to this review

We just finished renovating the proterty, complete renovation inside and out.

Lima, Peru
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This inn is literally a cute little patio. You'll meet some crazy people as well as some folks who seem to have checked into the wrong hotel. But overall calm. Ok service, pretty nice receptionist. There's always parking available. Rooms are relatively clean, no roaches, no nasty hairs. Also no wi-fi.. We stayed in room # 10 and there was...

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Bobby M, General Manager at El Patio Inn, responded to this review

We just finished renovating the proterty, complete renovation inside and out.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 August 2015

The room was average, a bit dated, but it seemed clean enough. The towels were so threadbare and small they were only barely adequate to dry yourself with. The staff were polite but not that friendly. The location was good for us, and I guess it was a reasonably priced motel in as very expensive part of town. We got...

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Bobby M, General Manager at El Patio Inn, responded to this review

We just finished renovating the proterty, complete renovation inside and out.

Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

By saying this place was horrible is a compliment. I was looking for a resonae place to stay for me and my children near Universal Studios and for $150.00 a night I figured it would be ok. I read all the reviews which can't be real. Immediately when I arrived I knew I had made a mistake. I looked at...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This resort style INN is a unique 58 year old landmark with Spanish style cottages that have been restored over the years to original condition with modern amenities such as Wi-Fi, Complimentary Cable TV & HBO, Starz, etc ... So come on over and enjoy 4 star amenities at 1/2 the price. Located in prime Studio City area, 1.7 miles west of Universal Studios Hollywood. There have been many movies filmed in this hotel such as Devil In A Blue Dress, Lost Highway, and many more. The Inn is minutes from shopping, fine dinning and entertainment. Hotel serves complimentary assorted pastries and coffee and hot tea & Juice for breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Patio Inn

Address: 11466 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, Los Angeles, CA 91604-3146
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles > Universal City Area
Price Range: $166 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Patio Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Ask for a room away from the boulevard”
alorsenfants, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Try and stay at the room closest to the main office - there might be wi-fi there.”
GirlOnFilm, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Don't Bother”
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“try to get a room net to the office”
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“Advice: spend your money wisely and go somewhere else!”
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