A Marvelous Hilton Experience A review of Hilton Long Beach & Executive Meeting Center
I had car trouble coming back from LA to San Diego and ended up half way at this hotel in Long Beach as I did not want to risk the drive home so late at night. I must say, as Hiltons go, I was very pleasantly surprised with this one. My previous experience with this chain has been just very average to great stays now with this one. The staff couldn't have been more accomodating nor cheerful and very helpful. I checked in at around midnight and I was given all kinds of emergency supplies, toothbrush, deodorant, etc. free of charge. The desk person couldn't do enough to make me feel comfortable after my car trouble earlier and my fortuitous stay here. The lobby and common areas are beautifully yet very understadtedly decorated in lovely Asian vases and objets d'art, really elegantly appointed and very tasteful, yet modern. My room was large with a nice enough bathroom with marble counter top and modern amenities. The room was very subtly suggestive of Asian art and the king bed couldn't have been more comfortable and supportive of my bad back. Very well cleaned and maintained room and clean sheets on the bed. This hotel does have a wonderful restaurant, a casual one called Ascari up the escalators up stairs and convenient parking which they did not charge me for!!!! for $9 a day. The garage is ample and easy to get to and there are many eateries in walking distance, the convention center is about five blocks away. All in all, I was really happy to stay here and the staff is just awesome!!! Remarkably one of the better hotel stay experiences I have had. Great!!!! Highly recommend.