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Reviewed 6 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 23 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 21 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
Peoria, Arizona
Reviewed 16 March 2012

We stayed here on spring break. My wife and our two children. We got a family suite. The rooms were clean and big. They also had a very nice breakfast the next morning. The staff was very pleasant and helpful. I would certainly stay here again! The location was convenient to the attractions we were going to.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 15 March 2012

We stayed here back in Feb after a round the world trip. This seemed like a great base for the 3 days we were there see some of LA. Hotels room was nice,clean and big. They also provided a room service menu which was very reasonable. The Universal City shuttle bus was a great bonus as well. Staff were friendly...

Thank Claire028
San Jose, California
Reviewed 20 February 2012

We read some reviews before booking so we knew what to expect but all in all for the price it wasn't bad. The restaurant at the hotel was pretty good there was a shuttle to and from universal studios which took us maybe 10 min to get there. The hotel was close to a grocery store and a rite aid...

2Thank Vinny102
Reviewed 16 February 2012

The rooms are much nicer than the Holiday Inn Express Hollywood Walk of Fame, which is just down the street. I had to log into the internet, using the hotel's access info every 3 minutes...literally...so I finally gave up. I had asked the front desk about the internet problems twice and both times, they said they would check on it...

2Thank BicoastalBunny
Reviewed 26 January 2012

This is the place to be. We were very pleased with our stay at Holiday Inn Express. All the Staff we came in contact with, were all pleasant and helpful. The Hotel location was right off the freeway ramp. The location to Universal Studios & Universal City Walk was great. We had a room reserved for three nights and we...

3Thank luv2cruiseCalifornia
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 8 January 2012

First time staying in Los Angeles I wanted to be near the attractions in the area: Universal Studios, Universal Citywalk, and Warner Brothers Studios. I also wanted to feel safe walking around at night as I was traveling alone (yes, female). This hotel delivered on location. I got what I need a solo traveler, did not have to worry about...

2Thank Behrcat
Walnut, California
Reviewed 13 November 2011

We were driving looking for Hotel rooms in Hollywood area. Rate is too much anywhere we go. We passed by this one just adjacent to Universal studio. There is only couple of rooms left w/c is both smoking room. The clerk give us key to both of the rooms to check how bad is the smell. To our surprise,,,,we didn't...

4Thank alexandra p

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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 90068-1301 (Formerly Clarion Inn)
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles > Central L.A
Price Range: $245 - $367 (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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“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.”
 of 5 bubbles lovesh, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on north side are nice. Okay view”
 of 5 bubbles pamelaboazb, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't Stay Here”
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  • Yep, definitely a cockroach.
 of 5 bubbles roslynr727, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you're sensitive to noise, I'd request a room away from the street side of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Ding526, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Walking distance to universal studios”
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