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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 June 2013

Another return trip to the Magic Castle simply reinforces my earlier reviews -the place is simply great. Staff come and go (although it seems not very often) and while those that depart are missed, those that come are equally well suited to the place. It's all about attitude at the MC - a great attitude towards their guests - all...

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Sydney
Reviewed 1 June 2013

As promised to the desk staff, here is my review – albeit a little late. There’s not much more that I can add to the reviews already posted. An excellent little hotel, situated just a block away from the main section of Hollywood Boulevard with all its hype. Previously a condominium, our room was exceptionally large, with kitchen (stove, sink...

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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 1 June 2013

Not much in life is this perfect. Can't decide what I liked the most -- the spacious room, the ever so friendly and helpful staff, the secure reasonable parking or all of the free snacks. First time there we went to The Magic Castle and this time to a play at the Pantages. Great location for lots of things. A...

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Reviewed 31 May 2013

We came across this hotel after going through a lot of hotels in LA and the wait was worth it. The hotel is located just 5 minutes away from Hollywood Blvd where the walk of fame, Madame Tussads, Chinese Theatre, Dolby Theatre etc. are located. We were a family of 4 adults and 1 infant and hence had booked a...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2013

I think like most people, we were intrigued by this place because of its 'no.1 hotel in LA' rating but after staying, you can see why they get it. Yes, the interior is a little bit tired and shabby in places, but that only seems to make the place more endearing! It's a breath of fresh air in a world...

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HotelManager, General Manager at Magic Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for spending your anniversary with us and for taking the time to write such a nice review!!! I do hope you'll come back soon. Just a minor correction; our parking actually only costs $11 plus tax, which comes to a total of $12.10 per night. PLEASE contact me if we made a mistake. Thank you again!!...

Reviewed 29 May 2013

This place was absolutley brilliant, we stayed here while on our Honeymoon, the Staff where great, the room was beautiful, and we even got a card and a small cake from them on arrival. Would definatley stay here again.

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1Thank Ryll88
Reviewed 28 May 2013

We stayed at this hotel in May 2010. We chose it because of the good location and good reviews. As first timers to LA we didn't know the area so we contacted the hotel and asked if they could arrange transport to the cruisr ship terminal (quite a drive away). They gladly arranged this and the whole thing went smoothly...

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Reviewed 28 May 2013 via mobile

Our group had just completed our 5 nights stay at Magic Castle Hotel and the staff were great! Besides the free snacks that are mentioned by previous reviewers, the staff went beyond their call of duty to prepare hot coffe and hot water when we requested for hot chocolate. There is a farmers market up the hill on Thursday evenings...

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2Thank LLY78
Reviewed 28 May 2013

We were greeted on arrival with friendly smiles and sparkling lemonade - and despite arriving hours early they put in a massive effort and ensured our room was ready way ahead of schedule. This kind of incredible service is a hallmark of this hotel - all the staff were incredibly helpful and friendly. The free breakfast was nice, the free...

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Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 27 May 2013 via mobile

We stayed at magic castle for 3 nights. We were warmly met with a glass if refreshing cloudy lemonade and assistance with our bags. The guys & gals on reception had info printed out before we had asked the question. We loved it here. The location was a 6 min stroll from Main attractions. The hop on hop off bus...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just one block from Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Walk of Fame, and the Hollywood/Highland Center. We feature mostly very large One-Bedroom Suites. We also have smaller "Single" rooms, which are great for short stays and we have Two-Bedroom suites that sleep up to six people. All suites have a full kitchen, dining area, living room with pull-out sofa, and either one or two private bedrooms. We don't just talk about amazing guest service...we live it. Come and experience a truly unique and independent hotel. Enjoy the complimentary snacks available 24 hours a day, complimentary breakfast, and complimentary WiFi. Turndown service every night, and a newspaper delivered to your door each morning. Also enjoy access to the private club, The Magic Castle. There are age and dress code restrictions, so please ask us about it. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magic Castle Hotel

Address: 7025 Franklin Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90028-8603
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles > Central L.A
Price Range: RM988 - RM1,460 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Magic Castle Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Magic Castle Los Angeles
Hotel Magic Castle
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Los Angeles
#2 Romantic Hotel in Los Angeles
#11 Business Hotel in Los Angeles
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“Ask for a ground level room if you don't like stairs as there are no lifts.”
  • Clean and tidy
 of 5 bubbles alexs198, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A ground floor room as there is no elevator. That being said they will help you get your bags to your room”
 of 5 bubbles GraemeH752, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All good, all have balcony surrounding swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles sirjoker, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are no lifts so a ground floor room is best if you have trouble with stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles waynec21, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“you will have to navigate some stairs so choose wisely if thats an issue. Some have terraces”
 of 5 bubbles kathyrich, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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