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Santa Barbara, California
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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... More 

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New York City, New York
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78 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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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... More 

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Lima, Peru
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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... More 

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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... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 17 June 2015

If I could give ZERO stars I would! I woke up to COCKROACHES crawling around our room! Disgusting. I immediately went to the front desk at 5:30 in the morning and was told she wasn't capable of refunds and gave me corporate's phone number/email. I got a response about 5 hours later, denying any cockroach sightings and offered to look... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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67 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2015

It is a modest price in an expensive location, down the road from Universal Studios. We were able to park a rental car, and then use the M car park closer to Universal, and walk up to the Studios (good tip, thanks). You can also get a bus down there. The motel is nothing special, but everything worked (at least... More 

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Tacoma
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2015

This facility is nowhere near the description on their website. We were looking for an inexpensive place to stay for a guys weekend, although we did expect more than a run down 50's style motel, especially for the price we paid. This is the chance you take when booking on-line and relying on websites to give a legitimate description of... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • 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
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles > Universal City Area
Price Range: $155 - $483 (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”
 of 5 bubbles alorsenfants, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Try and stay at the room closest to the main office - there might be wi-fi there.”
 of 5 bubbles GirlOnFilm, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Don't Bother”
 of 5 bubbles 575roberth, 22 May 2015 | Read review
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