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Tilt Hotel Universal / Hollywood, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

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Reviewed 22 July 2012

My brother, his friend and I took a trip to the Universal Studios, and stayed at this hotel the day before and after the visit. The hotel feels kind of old, nothing special to mention. It's an holiday inn express! The location is good because we didn't use a car. It only took 10-15 mins to walk to the Studios....

1Thank PoLikesToTravle
Elk Grove, California
Reviewed 16 July 2012

After checking the tripadvisor reviews for this hotel, we chose it for our family vacation to Universal Studios. I like to call and make reservations, not buy on a discount site, and from the time I made reservations to the time we checked out, every request was handled quickly and professionally. The room was quiet and clean-even the wall AC...

1Thank Dan C
Reviewed 9 July 2012

After checking out of another hotel in LA rather quickly, we found this holiday inn to be good on short notice. we stayed here for one night in a suite room. Our room had a king sized bed and one sofa bed for our party of 3. The king sized bed was nothing spectacular, but still a clean decent bed....

1Thank Yapdudes
Strathmore, Canada
Reviewed 16 June 2012

My son and I spent 4 nights from May 8th. to 12th.. we were very pleased with this hotel near Universal studios. the room was very clean and the staff were great, very helpful and water ever day, which was great because it was so hot. Breakfast was very good. Really like Holiday inn express.

2Thank Lucille791
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 10 June 2012

Excellent front desk staff, we arrived just before noon and we were allowed to check in early if we came back in half an hour! The rooms are spacious as it is an older hotel, but very clean and very quiet at night( just ask for a room away from the front road.) Like others on this site we asked...

Thank VancouverWomble
Sun Lakes
Reviewed 27 May 2012

The location was within 1/2 mile walking of Universal Studios...great since parking is $15!! While the rooms were quite good...the clientele and surrounding area were quite iffy. Hesitant to walk the neighborhood at night. The beds were exceedingly hard. The breakfast buffet was excellent.

2Thank Cheryl H
-RPHotelOwner, Owner at Tilt Hotel Universal / Hollywood, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Our parking is free and a big advantage over other hotels in our area. We will look into your mattress. Thank you again and have a nice day.

Reviewed 22 May 2012

Stayed at this Holiday Inn for our visit to Universal Studios. It had the best location being only 1/2 a mile from the park and 15 minutes to Hollywood. Called the hotel's 800 number and booked through them but when we got to the hotel, we were given a higher price from what was quoted. The manager though was nice...

Thank cbmaria
-RPHotelOwner, Owner at Tilt Hotel Universal / Hollywood, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We will share with our staff. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 7 April 2012

We made our reservations months ago. We arrived after the 3:00pm check-in and were offered a smoking room. I have never booked a smoking room in my life! We were given the option to smell the room and it was horrible. We were offered a second room that was non-smoking, but smaller for our family. We were going to settle...

4Thank hixona
-RPHotelOwner, Owner at Tilt Hotel Universal / Hollywood, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, responded to this review

I am sorry about your stay. As owner of the hotel, I myself was upset reading your review, because we never want to ruin a guests trip. After speaking with my staff, they told me you had booked a smoking room on your reservation. The front desk tried to switch your room to a non smoking room. The room you...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 24 March 2012

This was a Spring Break Trip for me, wife and kiddos age 8 and 5. We stayed Sun-Wed in mid March. The main purpose was a quick trip to visit USH. All of us really love it there and is much cheaper than Legoland or Disney. The hotel is very quaint. It is tucked up under the hillside in Hollywood....

7Thank hulkstillrules
-RPHotelOwner, Owner at Tilt Hotel Universal / Hollywood, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, responded to this review

We thank you for your review. We do not offer a shuttle, but are a short 10 minute walk to the base of the Studios. They have a shuttle that comes to the base of Universal Studios and takes you up. Maybe this is the Shuttle you read about. Thank you again about your nice comments.

Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2012

Hotel number 2 on our West Coast trip! Another great Holiday Inn Express in my opinion. Very warmly welcomed by Jun on the front desk, very polite, welcomed as a priority member, & upgraded to a Junior suite, he even called our room after 10 minutes to make sure everything was fine for us, really appreciated. The room was great,...

Thank scotsman2011

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Clarion Inn Los Angeles/Universal City! We are centrally located in the Los Angeles area, a very short distance from the studios and theme parks. For the Hollywood tourist, we are one mile from Hollywood and Sunset Boulevard. You can walk to numerous theaters and event centers. For the sports enthusiast, we are within a few miles of Dodger Stadium and the Staples Center. And, for the shopper, we are close to Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive. Our knowledgeable staff is ready to make your stay perfect. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tilt Hotel Universal / Hollywood, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

Address: 3241 Cahuenga Blvd W, Los Angeles, CA 90068 (Formerly Clarion Inn)
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles > Central L.A
Price Range: $240 - $385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tilt Hotel Universal / Hollywood, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member 2.5*
Number of rooms: 43
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Los Angeles - Universal City - Cahuenga Hotel Los Angeles
Holiday Inn Los Angeles
Los Angeles Holiday Inn
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#63 Business Hotel in Los Angeles
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Godjark, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed at room 326, very quiet and just a little freeway noise. If you are a light sleeper (like me) you might want to bring ear plugs.”
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“If you're sensitive to noise, I'd request a room away from the street side of the hotel.”
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