Miyako Hotel Los Angeles

328 East First Street, Los Angeles, California, 90012-3902, United States | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $158.00

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Downtown LA

A travel blog entry by melinaoatley


... billowing stainless steel walls reflecting light as the days light changes. The Civic Centre is an elegant Art Deco building that still stands out.

We walked through the newer financial district to the old downtown part, which I stayed in the late 1970s. The area is even more grungy. It is sad to see the old Art Deco buildings and theatres in disrepair. Enjoyed browsing in "The Last Book shop" which provided some comfy seats.


The Wild West

A travel blog entry by fgigase


... her Eurotrip in July!! Joey, Emily and I then enjoyed one last day in the extraordinary Vegas culture before also the three of us split up on Friday. Joey was going to drive home from Vegas to Edmonton which would take him two days, while Emily and I headed to even higher temperatures in Phoenix. The past week had been a crazy couple of days and sad goodbyes as well as fantastic hellos. I have now said goodbye to all my Boston College friends who are currently travelling to all ...

WeGo WeHo

A travel blog entry by ditdotnonny


... to emulate it..

On one day we took a 'Tragical History Tour' of celebrity deaths and crime. The shop from where we departed (geddit?!) was minded by a woman who worked in the County Coroners Office and she told me there were no photos of River Phoenix in the morticians file there.

The shop had all sorts of morbid memorabilia on display including brick dust from dead peoples houses and toe tags from corpses. It was kind of a macabre version of my behavior as ...

City of Angels

A travel blog entry by niccis


... in the crowd and were trying to start fights and getting boozey. We had this old african american guy who is a devout clippers fan who was getting the atmosphere up and making everyone laugh. He was a good sport and i got a photo with him as he was just hilarious.

We took the train back into hollywood from downtown and so many homeless people travel the trains to get cover at night. We are doing universal studios tomorrow so need to go and get rest for a long day. Toodles.

Day 2/3 - Los Angeles

A travel blog entry by josh_manning


... 71 for this exact scenario to not happen, its a bit irritating, i imagine dental care in the US would cost an arm and a leg as well so we'll see how it goes.

But all in all, I feel I'm starting to settle into the travelling mentality, i think give it a few more days then I'll be fully accustomed to the idea, also if LA has taught me one thing which i will take to Coachella with me s that to balance booze with water otherwise it will take you down. Coachella's expected ...

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This 2 star hotel, located in the Downtown/Wilshire area of Los Angeles, is near Little Tokyo, Japanese American National Museum, Parker Center, and Higashi Hongwangji Buddhist Temple.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsMiyako Hotel Los Angeles

    Reviewed by siliratt

    Quite nice

    Reviewed May 22, 2010
    by (16 reviews) Montreal , Canada Flag of Canada

    This hotel was quite nice, with all sorts of little added comforts, like toilet seat warmer with bidet attachments (which I didn't use, but appreciated the thought.) It was located next to a little Asian themed mall about 2 blocks from the Union Station.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Historical Traveler Reviews Miyako Hotel Los Angeles

    A good choice.


    We spent 4 nights at the Miyako during a trip down the California Coast from San Francisco to San Diego. The hotel has a very pleasant feel to it, the rooms are comfortable, clean and spacious, and the staff very welcoming and helpful. The location in Little Tokyo is safe and quiet. But don't be put off by the Downtown address. There is plenty going on in the area and some very good pubs and restaurants. Ask the Bartender for some suggestions.

    A great Stay


    A great stay summed this place up!

    Sad room


    I was there 2 weeks ago. The room I had was very dark, old and sad. The location wasn't too bad but yu need to have a car. The carpark at the hotel was full so I parked my car near the hotel, for 8$ per night.

    Food at the restaurant was OK but a little bit expensive.

    Like a cheap motel but more expensive.


    We were in Los Angeles for business and needed to stay downtown. We usually stay at The Downtown Standard but

    Loved it!


    WOW!! I stayed at the Miyako in LA..had a conference to go to recently. I booked my hotel/flight and had read some reviews here. At first, I was just slightly leary...but decided to give it a go. First of all..the area, Little Tokyo ...wasn't bad at all! For the most part, it was quiet, clean...that's it! Especially for downtown LA. My other associates who stayed at another hotel downtown complained of noise.

    Very, very nice!!


    Came up to LA to see a couple of shows and booked a room through Priceline. I basically know the area of downtown Los Angeles and the Miyako Inn was the hotel selected for me. As it turned out, it was within walking distance of the Ahmanson Theater, and while (as other reviews point our) it didn't exactly look like great neighborhood, I felt very safe walking to the theater. There was also an abundance of nice restaurants right near the hotel. As for the hotel......it was clean, affordable, the staff was very friendly, the elevators worked effeciently, the room was large and clean, and the thermostat worked great. Oh yes; for picky me....the bed was WONDERFUL! The little cafe in the lobby had a terrific continental breakfast for $5.95...juice, coffee, yogurt and a soft roll. I would stay here again in a heartbeat!

    The hotel looked nice


    I just returned from a long weekend L.A. trip. I didn't stay at the Miyako, but I passed by it so I thought I'd write a quick review to say what I saw. The reason being, I was deciding between Miyako and another hotel before I left, and ended up staying at the other hotel. I visited Little Tokyo on a Sunday evening, and passed by the Miyako Inn and Spa. Looking in from outside, the lobby area seemed really nice. There was quite a few people in the lobby checking in, sitting around, etc. I have no idea what the rooms are like unfortunately. The area is very quiet, there isn't much to do there except for going to Japanese restaurants. You definitely need a car. It's not the busiest area at night, so if you feel unsafe in that kind of an environment, I wouldn't stay in downtown L.A. But if you plan to stay downtown, the Miyako looked perfectly fine to me.

    It's not that bad!


    Well, i got this hotel through Priceline, for $40 on a Thursday night.

    It's really okay!


    We spent a couple of nights here prior to the NBA All Star Game in February. It's very well located to public transit. The DASH buses are very clean, the drivers very helpful and at 25 cents it's a real deal.

    Better than you've probably heard...


    We were arriving in LA by Amtrak at night and were leaving LA the next morning by bus - so we wanted a reasonable, clean, downtown hotel. We thought that priceline would be perfect for this situation, and we successfully bid $40 for a room. The one hotel I didn't want to get, based on the few comments I'd read on a bidding review site, was the Miyako. And we ended up with... you guessed it. I'd read about the awful neighbourhood, the substandard rooms, etc etc., so we were a bit nervous about it all. Our plans got more complicated when Amtrak was nine hours late, thanks to the Jan '04 cold snap in the northwest. This gave us the grand total of two hours in the Miyako from check in to check out - enough time for a nap and a shower. Normally I wouldn't write a review based on a two hour stay, but considering that this is a hotel used by priceline, and considering the lack of reviews out there about it... I thought we could be helpful. So keeping in mind that our entire experience of this hotel was two hours long... we were quite happy with the property. The Little Tokyo neighbourhood was dead quiet at 5am when we arrived, but didn't feel threatening. It's downtown LA, for crying out loud - don't expect a bustling nighttime street scene.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Miyako Hotel Los Angeles

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good