Le Parc Suite Hotel
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... hand and foot prints of most of Hollywood's A-list over the last 50 years. It was really good fun and our guide was very funny and clearly had been doing these tours for a long time as he knew all the goss on each of the celebs and where they like to hangout. We saw the homes of Jackie Chan, Tom Cruise, Ozzy Osbourne, Vinnie Jones and Will Smith to name but a few. As well as the playboy mansion and the house that Micheal Jackson died in (which was a bit morbid but strangely ...
... were the first off the belt and our uber picked us up immediately. We're almost home and it's been less than an hour since we landed!!! It's a gorgeous day in LA. We have lot unpacking and laundry to do...so glad we have most the of weekend to get settled. And that's it! ...
We got up early and said our goodbyes to Rich and Julie. They were heading to airport to go to Washington. We left at 10.30am and said our goodbyes to Denise and Peter. When we got to airport they checked our baggage on the footpath and gave us our boarding passes...very efficient! For local flights you have to pay for baggage ..first bag $25 and second bag is $35. The flight on American Airlines was good lots of leg room. Al fell asleep ...
... and we loved the slightly cooler air. We got to Las Vegas after 8pm, seeing the flickering lights in the distance for ages before we reached the hotel.
We all couldn't wait to get off the bikes, tuck them in safely, check in and shower before we had a well earned dinner. An hour or so later, we walked some of the strip, seeing so much and yet there is still plenty more to see. Oh, for a lovely nights sleep ...
... of resting on benches, we nervously got a bus back to the hotel again. This time we were successful, although it was rush hour and we had to stand all the way. Again, observing the other passengers was very entertaining; but a real eye opener and rather sad. The big American cities appear to have much more visible evidence of extreme poverty and substance abuse than we do in Australia; and strangely, the "ordinary" people just seem to ignore it; while it makes us feel very uncomfortable.
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Historical Traveler Reviews Le Parc Suite Hotel West Hollywood
A great start to the honeymoon!
My wife and I stayed here on the first night of our honeymoon in late June. I was pleasantly surprised after some of the mixed reviews on here. First, the room was brand new, renovated and spacious. The staff was extremely friendly and willing to help on a number of requests. We had a memorable dinner on the roof. No one else was around, the food was GREAT, it was beautiful up there and it was brought to our little table in our secluded dining area! What more could you ask for?
Wonderful Weekend at Parc Suites
We spent last weekend at Le Parc Suites in West Hollywood with our daughter. I heartily recommend it if you need a hotel in the area. Nice room, nice pool/tennis area, nice little restaurant, great service, convenient location, very clean and well kept, everything we were looking for. The pool is a little small, but we didn't feel overcrowded. This is a smallish, quiet hotel, which is just what we wanted. We were offered a bed/breakfast package at $200/night that was cheaper than just a room at $165/night since the package included parking and room tax, but also got us breakfast for 2 (a real breakfast in a real restaurant with real waiters and real china). We were satisfied with the price given what we would have paid to stay someplace comparable. We weren't willing to take whatever Hotwire or Priceline was offering sight unseen since we intended to spend a lot of time at the hotel. We will definitely stay there again if we want to stay in that part of LA.
Friendly staff and great room
We stayed at the Le Parc for eight days in June 2004. it was on a quiet residential street and we felt safe all the time. The staff were extremely friendly and that made a lot of difference to our stay. What was not that great was that their town car service was usually not available and many times we were told it would not be for the whole day. That was quite a disappointment as that was quite a big draw of the hotel compared to other hotels in the area.The room was great, very clean and comfortable.
Adore the Le Parc Hotel
I simply adore this place as a nice and very quiet hotel which you would never know existed just on walking down the street. The pool on the roof is awesome and fun and the service is top-notch, like you'd expect from the pricier Beverly Hills Hotel or Sofitel in the area. I stayed in the 900 sq. ft. suite and it was awesome; the smaller rooms are great too, and also have the kitchen. I stayed here just when the new renovation took place about eight years ago. The rooms are comfortable and huge and the place prides itself on being discreet, you come and go as you please, there are no overly agressive valets to hound you. A wonderful establishment.
Quiet, Safe Location
Quiet location that felt very safe. Parking was $18 and that is reasonable. Staff was fantastic. Internet did not work in my room so I was credited for that without arguement at all. Room was nice but lacked sufficient lighting. Smelled a bit musty. Had a nice balcony and we ate dinner in the restaurant and that was delicious! Views from rooftop were beautiful!! Overall, it was a good deal for the price.
You'll Be Surprised -- A Jewel of a Hotel
My wife and I took a trip to L.A. to go to House of Blues and then see Fleetwood Mac at the Staples Center. I found Le Parc on hotels and we couldn't have been happier. It was just 5 minutes to the HoB and only 15 minutes to Staples. They advertised it as being an all suite hotel. It was and for us, it felt like being at home. The bellman and front desk staff made us seem really welcome from the minute we walked in and housekeeping came twice a day -- first to clean the room and then, to turn down the beds. There was complimentary water and fresh fruit waiting for us when we arrived. This was a really nice touch. The kitchen and bathroom had just been redone and the living room had a working fireplace! Not only that, it had two TV's, a DVD player and a VCR, along with bathrobes and slippers and, wait until you see the pool on the roof -- it was spectacular. Finally, the restaurant was a real find. I had baby lamb chops and my wife, the grilled sea food salad. You can't miss by staying here. We're going to be regulars.
Once burned - you'd better learn - and tell everyone you know
It was the weekend from hell! Booked a suite at this hotel through hotels at a rate of $186. for a rack rate room of $375.00. We chose this hotel because of its location. It is in a quite residental area in West Hollywood - off the main drag, yet very convenient. I used the online service because they are advertising heavily on tv and I like the ability to see lots of properties all at once, plus who doesn't like a good deal?When we got there they informed us that they were "overbooked" and had moved us to another hotel! My "confirmed" reservation with hotels meant absolutely nothing to them. I felt like I was at the airport and had just been informed that someone got my seat because they were willing to pay full price. The room they moved us to was a standard double in a re-done dump on a noisy, busy street. The RACK RATE for the room was only $140! And you know they didn't pay the rack rate! So they got full price for our original room and made a profit off of our reservation to boot. Hotels could have cared less - but that's another story!Bottom line - if you want to stay at this hotel DO NOT use an online booking service - you are treated like trash! There are hidden risks involved with trying to get these "deals" online - buyer beware!
A very good alternative to pricier hotels in the area
The property, a converted apartment building, was conveniently located in West Hollywood on a residential street as advertised. The hotel has been recently renovated, and, public areas were tasefully decorated.
Room was well-sized and, "spic and span" clean; furnishings were comfortable but not exceptional. Kitchenette was functional with sink, microwave and two burner range top; however, refrigerator was in need of defrosting. Bathroom area consisists of three rooms: a nicely-sized dressing room, walk-in-closet with chest of drawers and small water closet with toilet and shower/bathtub.The staff was courteous and attentive at all times. Restaurant/Bar is small and agreeably appointed in its furnishings; good, simple fare at a reasonable price; room-service was prompt. In booking, request third floor corner rooms in the back, as building lacks adequate sound proofing; too, street noise can be objectionable in front rooms. Business office is simplistic (two computers + fax machine) and requires patience for free internet access). Roof-top facilities (pool, jacuzzi, tennis court, sunning area, etc.) pleasant, particularly in early evening. Parking ($18.00 add-on) is in below grade garages and parking spaces are a tight squeeze at best: avail yourself of services of valet parking to avoid frustration.
What a Find!
What a find . . . This terrific hotel is tucked away on a residential street, just a block from great restaurants and close by to the night life on Sunset Blvd., including House of Blues, which was one of our destinations. It was also 15 minutes to the Staple Center, another place that we went to for a concert. Hidden on a tree-lined steet, we drove right past it before we discovered that THIS was our hotel -- which turned out to be our home away from home. The staff, from the bellmen, to the front desk clerks, to the maids, who came to make up our room twice each day, were skilled in customer service -- you can tell that these were special people and that management spent lots of time training them. And the rooms -- we had a king suite, with a kitchenette, "step down" living room with a working fireplace, and a king size bed and brand new bathrooms with robes, slippers and classy lotions and potions! Two TV's, a DVD player and a balcony. We're told that all rooms have these amentities -- that's great. The pool on the roof is very classy and, even though we don't play, there was a tennis court up there too. Finally, the restaurant was terrific -- we had lobster tails one night and lamb chops the next. If you come to L.A.
make Le Parc the place to stay! You can't beat it.
Beautiful, but watch out!
Beautiful, classy lobby, but this is a hotel in need of full renovation. They have a complimentary business room with free high-speed internet, printing and a fax. The roof pool and tennis court are gorgeous and the housekeeping staff were sweet and helpful. The location is very Hollywood and very cool. The lobby is exquisite and upscale and one would expect the same of the rooms. But, double check what you are told by the staff. My family stayed at the Le Parc on a booking from Hotels at the great rate of $120.00 per night for two nights. Perhaps that super low rate accounts for what happened. I was informed at the hotel that they had no non-smoking rooms with two twins, which I desired for my nine and ten year olds, and a sofa sleeper for my wife and I. However, I was immediately informed by another staff person that one was available. Upon entering the room we were given, we were impressed with the initial appearance, but horrified by the smell. This room was large and well decorated, but it was a smoking room. My kids loved the big long room and my wife and I just smiled and kept our mouths shut to them, but I went and asked for another non-smoking room with three beds and I was told that there were none and that the smell was from a guest who just "requested an ashtray". My wife and I had just come from another leg of our vacation where we had to argue about the misrepresentation of a hotel room, so we were in no mind to go through another argument. We kept the room and found a bathroom with sagging floors and mildew in the showers, wallpaper coming off the walls everywhere, furniture that was dirty, and the pull out sofa sleeper was so lumpy and unsleepable I thought I was at a No Tell Motel. Cigarette burns were on the counters in the kitchen and the bathroom and when I asked for a glass plate to place in the microwave, the plate delivered didn't fit the oven. Our view was of trees above and garbage and storage below, not that bad, just not that great. Upon departure I told the Desk man that the room was a Smoking room and he just smiled and said, "Yeah; it was". I felt like we were the only ones not in on the joke. We were then told that next time we should ask for a room on the newly renovated 3rd floor. Finally, before I filed this review, I asked the Le Parc for their side of the story and got no response back after a week. I wanted to like this place, but I don't think I'll be recommending it to my art business travelling friends.