Clarion Inn

Address: 3241 Cahuenga Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, 90068, United States | 3 star hotel
 
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
 

How has this hotel rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.

Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles, is near Jurassic Park The Ride, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City Walk, and iFLY Hollywood Indoor Skydiving.
Map this hotel

Amenities

Photos of Clarion Inn

    View all photos
         

      Historical Traveler Reviews Clarion Inn Los Angeles

      Mixed experience

      from

      Stayed here Oct 4th as family in a "2 queen beds junior suite".

      Generally place is clean and OK for the price but ....

      Junior suite is just a decent size double room with a sink and microwave. I think of a suite as having a separate sitting area and this was not the case.

      First room allocated was on the freeway side (noiser) and had a window that would not shut so asked for another room.

      Allocated another room but this time next to some party people that kept us awake 1/2 the night. Walls are thin and staff confessed in the morning that our neighbors were "music people" who they thought might be noisy - gee thanks guys!

      We got a 50% reduction on the room price but I'd have preferred the sleep myself.

      Don't plan on walking if you stay here.

      from

      My husband & I went to LA for 4 nights and stayed at this hotel on Sunday, September 19th. We paid the manager special of $97/nt., the free parking and the free breakfast was really good -- which makes this an overall great rate. We drove to Universal, it seemed too far to walk (like 15-20mins), plus the hotel is on a busy street, and the area seems just OK, I wouldn't wanna' walk around there at night alone. The rooms were fine, had a fridge in the room, which was nice. The pool is small, and in a small cement room -- don't stay here just for the pool! I wished we would have spent the extra $50 bucks and stayed at the Sheraton that was much closer and looked really nice!

      Lovely new rooms-convenient to Universal Studios

      from

      We stayed here for 3 nights on Sept 10-13th. I had pre-booked 2 of the nights and reserved a King, but the first night we stayed, we had only made the reservation a few days earlier, so there was only a double queen available. This room was huge, with a fridge, microwave, couch etc., but it faced the freeway, which was the quite noisy. The second 2 nights, we moved to our pre-booked King facing the back and it was lovely. Very large bed, comfortable room, very clean. The free breakfast was very satisfying and this hotel is a 15 min walk to Universal Studios. Good value for money-recommended.

      Very pleasant

      from

      Nice new hotel, all attractions in Hollywood are nearby. Universal city is a walk away. Hotel is brand new, staff are polite, nice and quiet area.

      Any questions feel free to email me on au175@yahoo.co.uk

      Holiday Inn Express Cahuenga is a Jewel.

      from

      This Hotel was a great find. Comfortable, roomy, spotless! It is immaculate. We did not have prior reservations, but the very friendly helpful staff did all they could to help us stay for more nights. This Hotel was so very nice, we cancelled our plans to visit another city. The rooms, including the bathrooms were large. The rates were good for such top notch quality. Even with having to change rooms, day to day (We didn't have prior reservations) every one was very clean. The beds were so comfortable! We had spent some previous nights at a different hotel, and our backs were hurting. It was a real theraputic rejuvenation for our backs when we found this hotel. We slept very well. It was quiet. There is a washer and dryer nearby. There is also a free Continental breakfast, (which was better than most) that was replenished, kept cleaned and looked after nicely by the staff. The parking is free and nice.

      I was amazed at the rominess we had for an "Express"! It is also very new. The staff, especially the Manager were flawless. I must say, this is the very best Hotel we EVER stayed at. Highest compliments to the staff at Holiday Inn Expresss Cuhuenga. We look forward to staying here again!

      Loved it!!!

      from

      I stayed at this hotel based on other reviews and I was not disappointed. The room I had was very clean and looked fairly new. The staff was pleasant and helpful and the hotel has free parking. If you are going to Universal Studios, then it's in a great location. It's only about a 15 min walk from the hotel. This will save you $6 -10 dollars on parking at the park. If you are looking for places to eat within walking distance, then you should try the "California Café" it's about a couple of min down the street. This place has excellent Italian food, but it's a little on the pricey side. Also, just outside of Universal Studios is "City Walk" where you can find all the restaurants and shops that you may need. The only bad thing I have to say about this hotel is that the pool is a joke. It's about the size of hot tube and it's in a terrible location; right next to the underground parking lot. Not much of a view. Overall, I enjoyed my stay at this hotel and would stay here again.

      Good stay

      from

      Stayed here 2 nights after new years. Good location for those going to Universal, would've been better if they had some sort of shuttle going there. The walls seem a bit thin b/c we were able to hear the couple next door :) but other than that it was a good stay.

      Location, Location, Location

      from

      This hotel had a perfect location found right off the highway, only a few minutes away from Universal Studio and minutes away from Hollywood Blvd. The rooms have been renovated with a fridge, microwave and a bar sink and are spacious and very clean. The laundry room is conveniently located on the second floor, however, the dining area for the free continental breakfast was extremly small (just off to the side in the lobby) and we ended up taking the breakfast up to our room. Overall, this hotel was an excellent find in Hollywood with free parking.

      Very New

      from

      This is a very new property. It is very clean. It is in a good location. Hollywood and Universal Studios is nearby. You need a rental car to get around. The staff was very friendly. The room was very comfortable and the breakfast buffet was delicious. There aren't any restaurants close by, so eat before you check in. I would recommend this hotel because of location and price.

      Great Find, fabulous location, good value

      from

      Our family (2 adults 2 kids) recently spent 3 nights at this hotel in North Hollywood and would highly recommend it. The room was clean and spacious with a balcony. Good security all around. Amenities included a lovely heated pool adjacent to a courtyard, and a reasonable restaurant where kids eat free. The shuttle to Universal Studios was quick and easily accessed. Best of all, this hotel is located just off the freeway, minutes from the studios and from Hollywood, and can serve as a great base to explore all of the westside. Excellent value.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Clarion Inn Los Angeles

      3.50 of 5 stars Very Good
       

      Travel Blogs from Los Angeles

      The "Quiet Day"

      A travel blog entry by rm-adventures on Sep 23, 2014

      1 photo

      ... for later, off we go in a cloud of smoke and steam for today's adventures. Speaking of smoke, it seems that I have either caught a cold (no surprise given the rate of activity for the past while) or the smog air has done a number on my throat and sinuses. Who knows, at least I sound sexy... but I don't believe that was the goal... well, it's not on the itinerary anyway - I checked.

      ...

      USA - Los Angeles & surrounding areas

      A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Sep 20, 2014

      130 photos

      ... bumped into them 2 days before their return to Chili.

      At about 2.00 in the morning we started heading to their hotel and arrived one hour later. Everybody was exhausted so we went straight to bed.


      Day 1: September 20, 2014

      Gonzalo and I didn´t make any plans for these two days. We just wanted to spend some quality time with our Chilean family. Since we went to bed very late last night we slept until 10.00 or so and had a long ...

      The Hollywood Summer Tour Day 4

      A travel blog entry by janna.in.la on Aug 06, 2014

      ... for a really quick shower.we put on our cute colourful dresses, did our hair, put on some make up and wore our flat shoes ( but not open shoes or sandals ) as they had very strict dress code at the sytycd live taping. There also weren't any phones or bigger bags allowed. Before hopping back on the bus Gioia and I scored some sort of lunch at the hotel shop where we ran into our fellow peers who all had the same idea. We got some ice cream, a bar and a ...

      Off to Japan

      A travel blog entry by puchala on Jul 16, 2014

      1 comment, 12 photos

      ... his email in Tanja's phone. Once in our apartment we emailed him to thank him for his help. He quickly emailed back saying if there was anything we needed to email him. Nice to know. We go into the apartment which is small, but pretty typical for Tokyo standards. Jerra didn't like it at first as she thought it would be bigger, but it is growing on her. We unpacked a bit, sent off a few emails and then went out to check the neighbourhood to get some breakfast ...

      Lights, camera, adventure

      A travel blog entry by magnoliakitties on Jun 23, 2014

      1 comment, 76 photos

      ... did get to see a video about the movies Jim Henson Studios has produced and view some of the sketches and models used in the movies. We even saw a sketch of Uncle Bob's favorite animal - not a cat, but a Push Me Pull You :) Speaking of animals, the studio is pet friendly...the staff is allowed to bring their pets to work, every day!

      We took a tour of The Loft which is a science area where they showed us ...