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“My niece's wedding was perfect here”
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Hotel Figueroa
Ranked #150 of 352 Hotels in Los Angeles
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Spent 2 nights here last week for my niece's wedding. The decor was amazing, its too bad they were getting ready to renovate it. Bed was comfy but our room was quite small. Saw many other rooms that were a bit larger for the same price. Water pressure in shower was amazing but the shower head is a bit low. The pool was nice but there are no lounge chairs. Across the street from LA Live/Staple center. I would probably stay here again to see the new decor but I have a feeling I would be disappointed.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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HSCGM, Manager at Hotel Figueroa, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2014

Dear Mo1932,

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at The Figueroa, and even more pleased that your niece had a wonderful event for her very special day! Yes we are soon to be undergoing extensive renovations to address a number of the issues you brought forth, the hotel was built in 1926 and our goal is to create a property that while still maintaining the unique feel and style it will also provide world class facilities and venues that will enhance our guests stay into a truly world class experience. Stay tuned for more as we set forth to create a truly memorable guest experience!

Again thank you!

Colin McBeath
Hotel Manager

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Reviewed 2 August 2014

Another great stay for us at the Figueroa...Sally just loves it....The trolls that review this place negatively belong at Applebees,Walmart and the Sheraton....THIS IS A UNIQUE PLACE AND SHOULD BE APPRECIATED FOR WHAT IT IS....AN OLDER HOTEL WITH CLASS AND CHARM
AND INDIVIDUAL ATTENTION....I read one review about not having an iron in the room-a simple
phonecall downstairs alleviates this...as for the food offerings,there are plenty of places within 100 yards to eat-I personally love the cafe...offerings are limited but delicious and the best and most reasonable breakfast in town.Clean,unique hotel run by a man of taste....

Room Tip: Be nice and you will be treated the same
  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank frank_king99
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

Hotel is very unique compared to many other hotels. It is Moroccon theme and some families with children may not particularly like the walkways to the rooms, it's a little bit scary at night cause its dark. Rooms were fairly big, breakfast was small, dinner has a small manu. Location wise is ok, Metro was a 10-15 min walk, Staples stadium was next door. There was a FANTASTIC dinner near by, opens 24 hours, the breakfast was DELICIOUS. Overall good hotel.

  • Stayed: November 2013
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6  Thank Max L
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HSCGM, Manager at Hotel Figueroa, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2014

Dear Max L,

Thank you so much for your review, we truly appreciate the feedback. Without feedback such as this we cannot continue to improve our service and our property! Again thank you so very much! Yes are in the midst of a pending renovation so our food and beverage offerings are limited however they are still very good in our opinion. That being said as we go forward we will eventually be offering a much wider range of food and beverage offerings that truly encompass the spirit and originality of the property.

Again thank you so very much and we look forward to welcoming you back in the very near future.

Sincerely,

Colin McBeath
Hotel Manager

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Reviewed 19 July 2014

I didn't stay here but I spent a LOT of time in the bar/pool area. It was a beautiful oasis after sitting in the convention center all day long. You don't even realize you're in downtown L.A. It was relaxing and calming. My friends and I enjoyed the atmosphere and the AMAZING Mojitos!

Stayed: July 2014, travelled on business
Thank Amy F
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

We had a stop over in LA for 5 days and wanted something cheap as we wanted to do the Tourist bit and have a look at LA. This Hotel was just the Job, the decoration is amazing and I think most of the stuff comes from Maroco. The room was not so hot (well it was hot if you didn't have the AC running), It was small with a very small bathroom, the Windows were barred and mostly taken up with the AC machine. Well we were not there for the room so it didn't seem to matter.
The pool in the garden was a highlight and the Drinks were not so expensive.
It was very cheap, I think around €80 a day with breakfast. LA is a great City and we were glad we stopped there.

Room Tip: If you want a good room you must pay a bit more. We had the cheapest but there were other ones that...
  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

I took my children here as it looked like a fun place to stay and it had some great looking pictures on their web page.
The hotel is situated in Downtown LA just down from the Staples and Nokia centres.it has a lovely swimming oil surrounded by a Mexican Looking garden full of cactus.the rooms are a bit basic but the building was originally a YMCA so you get the idea of sizes although ours was big enough for the three of us.the lobby and entrance look amazing and has featured in many a TV show and films.an advert was being shot one morning which was fun to watch.
It is an ideal central LA position if you are planning on travelling...

Stayed: August 2013
Thank Mottrexruger66
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

This place is something else - They do everything old school - real keys (not swipe cards) no computer - no email confirmation. The rooms have no iron, no alarm clock, no cups or coffee pot in the rooms. NOT good for a business trip - I was scheduled to stay for a business conference but there was no iron in the room - not very impressive to show up in a wrinkled suit.
Additionally, it is really really dark with gold and red walls making it quite scary if you are not comfortable with big city LA - Coming in at night....Creepy! The wall décor - not child appropriate - my daughter asked why there were naked ladies on the wall (it was supposed to be artistic, but....)

Room Tip: IF you MUST stay here ask for a room not down a dark creepy hall
  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled on business
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HSCGM, Manager at Hotel Figueroa, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2014

Dear Grandville traveller,

Thank you for the time and effort you took to provide feedback on your most recent stay. Firstly let me so that I agree with most of what you are saying. Thus we are in the midst of an extensive renovation to make this historic property into the luxury hotel that it was originally designed to be. The hallways are currently not well lit and the current design is very "specialized" so it is truly was not decorated to appeal to everybody, However that being are progressing daily with improvements and amenities that we feel will be met with very positive feedback from out guests. We look forward to sharing these with you we go forward.

Sincerely,

Colin McBeath
Hotel Manager

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Additional Information about Hotel Figueroa

Address: 939 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015-1302
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles > Downtown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#38 Luxury Hotel in Los Angeles
Price Range: £261 - £437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Figueroa 4*
Number of rooms: 268
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Figueroa was recently restored to its 1920's Spanish Colonial splendor. There are 268 room and suites, all designed with comfortable elegance and in-room technology in mind for today's modern traveler. With two destination restaurants and four bars, a grand and expansive lobby, and breathtaking pool area, Hotel Figueroa stands at the center of Downtown LA's vibrant arts scene, attracting locals, foodies, artists, and all manner of creatives as well as the discerning traveler. At the heart of DTLA’s thriving culinary and cultural renaissance, Hotel Figueroa is located across the street from LA Live, the Staples Center and the Los Angeles Convention Center, and is in close proximity to the Los Angeles Performing Arts Center, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and the Broad museum. ... more   less 
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