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Tilt Hotel Universal / Hollywood, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

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Reviewed 13 March 2013

Great little hotel within walking distance of Universal Studios (approx. 10 mins walk). The place is exceptionally clean, the staff are friendly and the beds super comfy. For the location, the price is fantastic, and it includes free parking, free wifi and free breakfast (try the blueberry waffle mix). The only reason I haven't given it 5 stars is that...

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5Thank Elizabeth A
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Great location for Universal Studios, free parking and wifi also resonable rates which is hard to find in this area. Friendly staff and a great free breakfast. Eggs, bacon, sausage, waffles, fresh fruit yogurt cereal. Very good value. Rooms nice size.

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2Thank rockingn08
Napa, CA
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Stayed here - Mon-Weds. No Frills, although that is what I was looking for. The price was right. We only stayed here to sleep. Very good location to many attractions - Universal Studios, CBS Studios, Beverly Hills, Hollywood. Room was very nice and clean. Serves breakfast - it was ok.

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1Thank Sweepee
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 24 February 2013

First up - Excellent staff. Friendly, helpful. Very very clean. Our rooms was good sized with microwave and fridge. Easy to find Near Universal Free parking was much appreciated Good price The free use of a printer in the lobby was very handy. All those nice things but I'm still having to call it average all because the bed was...

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1Thank Thunder_s_Person
Lessines
Reviewed 16 November 2012

I choosed this hotel because of the proximity of Universal Studios. Complimentary breakfast and parking was also a plus. The hotel was perfect, breakfast was ok (I liked the automated pancake maker). Service was very nice. And it was no propbleme to leave the car for the whole day on the last day: great !.

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1Thank PhilippeP
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2012

Good hotel with good size rooms. The location is near Universal and you can walk it from the hotel (Hotel offers free car parking) but its about 20mins and uphill. Bit of a killer before you spend all day on your feet in lines waiting for rides... Breakfast is the usual Holiday Inn breakfast. Like most hotels I stayed in...

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2Thank MrFreeperson
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 October 2012

First impression of hotel was not great you feel you are going into a darkish car park to reach reception. However we found the area safe it has a Starbucks across the room which we used after visiting the park. The walk to the park was quite long but we are 70 and could manage it alright, it took about...

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1Thank Jeanne86
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2012

My husband and I stayed here last month (Aug) it was probably the worse Holiday Inn I've stayed in. Our room was on the second floor and it had small windows which looked out on to a small road or something like that. The room was so dark I called it our cave! The air conditioning was so noisey it...

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San Jose, CA
Reviewed 28 August 2012

We chose this hotel b/c it was close enough to Universal Studios Hollywood but not costing the high price like Sheraton or Hilton that was even closer. It does take about 15 minutes to walk to the base of Universal Citywalk but additional 15 minutes through Citywalk to get to front entrance of the Universal Studios Hollywood. No shuttle available...

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2Thank WendyWN
Riverside, California
Reviewed 25 July 2012

We wanted to be close to Hollywood/Universal Studios. It IS in walking distance, but we chose to pay the $15 and park at Universal Studios anyway. The walk would have been about a mile each way. This hotel has Family Rooms that have a King bed in one room, and two Queens in another with 2 full bathrooms and very...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: €160 - €252 (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.”
lovesh, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on north side are nice. Okay view”
pamelaboazb, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
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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.”
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