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“Value for money and location” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Coral Sands Motel

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Coral Sands Motel
Ranked #66 of 348 Hotels in Los Angeles
Benitachell, Spain
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34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Value for money and location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014

Great guy on the reception desk very friendly and helpful. Two minute walk to the metro and 2 stops away from Hollywood/Highlander where the Chinese theatre is and all the Hollywood glitter.
Get on the hop on/off bus and do the tour and see everything. Hotel room clean, bathroom small but ok. Swimming pool clean but a bit cold in March, Jacuzzi brilliant. Ralphs supermarket next door. Could not have picked a better motel for my 3 nights in LA. Motel survived the 4.4 earthquake ok while I was there.

Room Tip: Two levels obviously the ground floor rooms are easier but can get noise from the room above.
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Richardfday
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Perth, Australia
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014

we had a great time here. you pay for what you get. it is clean and the location is great.

its right near a train station and only one stop away from the walk of fame etc. we loved staying here.

rihgt next door is a grocery shop so if you need anything you can just grab it. staff were great and helpful.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank skimbo2002
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Canberra, Australia
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2014 via mobile

The Coral Sands Motel was in a great location of west Hollywood, close to shops and Hollywood icons. Would recommend this hotel fir a short stay. Had a great atmosphere and was relatively quite! The staff were very friendly and helpful.

Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank Kiah C
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Beverly Hills, California
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322 reviews
124 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 515 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2014

I had the painters at my home in west la and had to stay 2 days out .so i found this for 100 bucks on the web and was more than disappointed.forget about the pics.this place is a complete dump in hollywood's worst neighbourhood. If you like seeing beggars and bums the whole day that yell if you have change and are afraid at night to leave this hotel this is the place for you. The only positive thing about this is i appreciate so much more where i live and that i do not have to come back ever to hobowood,sorry hollywood. Back to the hotel. Completely dated,decrepit place at too much money. Not even cable tv ,a 19 inch or 22 tv set with 8 channels ,blurry as the morning smog. Khaki and mustard wall colors (yukk)' noisy low life tourists ,smoking and yelling at night...noisy rooms,soundproofing unknown.no breakfast.icemaker not working and plastic glasses in a 100 us room. Disgusting rip off.no flair,no neatness just terrible.. Bathroom was clean but amplastic shower head for 100 us is an insult. Sheets were stained....yukk. Housekeeping bothers you at 8 in the morning.what a treat. Feels like a hostel. Disgusting....
In las vegas i have seen 10xx better places for 30 us per night.this place needs a complete renovation,or better make a parking lot out of it.
The only good feature was well working wifi and the metro station western and vine at the corner. All the rest a huge,big mistake...do not take this hotel unless you want to spoil your holidas totally or your standards are zero.....

Room Tip: Terrible cave
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled solo
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank adrianmiami
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2014

This was my first ever experience in states. The motel is nice and clean. Very friendly staff and fairly cheap. The room was spacious, non smoking, with AC. no problems at all. Good location. Nothing more to say.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Akshay N
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Woodside, NY
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2014

I never would have guessed there could be such a nice motel in LA, especially considering their rates. It was perfect for our 3-night stay. Our room was lovely, clean and quiet with a wonderful shower and good sized refrigerator. The bed was a little hard, but I prefer it that way. Every employee at the front desk was friendly and knowledgeable about the property and neighborhood. If we return to Los Angeles, we will definitely stay at Coral Sands!

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Coral Sands Motel

Property: Coral Sands Motel
Address: 1730 North Western Ave., Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles > Hollywood
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Los Angeles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2 star — Coral Sands Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Gay resort hotel. ... more   less 
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