Traveled and stayed here to support a family member in a competition. Stayed three nights with family members. Check-in area is nice and comfy—serves coffee, water, and snacks (chewy bars, fruit, banana bread, etc.). Also had pre-packed paper bags with snacks and water for guests to take—this was clutch for our 7-hour drive home. Check-in was easy.
EVERYONE working there was very kind and warm towards us, and was always willing to help us with whatever we needed.
The hotel is close to a busy intersection, but it was never difficult to drive into the property. I didn’t know this at the time of booking, but it honestly didn’t bother me. I based my booking off of its location and because best westerns tend to be comfortable and reliable hotels to stay in without paying an arm and leg for it. It was less than two miles from the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center (where we were going). If a guest forgot an important item, like I did, the South Bay Galleria is 0.5 mile away. There’s too many stores to list, but for the things I needed, I got access to Target and Nordstrom Rack. Plus, there’s a Sprouts to grab some groceries if needed. Redondo Beach/Manhattan Beach/the coast basically, is barely 10 minutes away. Plus, across the street from the hotel is a bomb Mexican seafood spot (Ensenada’s Surf n Turf Grill), where the line is usually out the door. So basically, the location is pretty convenient.
They also have a hot tub and pool that I didn’t really use.
Hotel room to parking ratio is pretty good. It might look like there’s not enough parking, but the hotel is not very big and only 3 floors. No issues with break-ins or anything like that. Some spots were under rooms, which allowed our vehicle to cool down in 90+ degree weather.
The room (we had two queen beds) was clean and had all the basic amenities we frequently utilized. Towels were clean and soft. Has a fridge and microwave. Big sink area for guests who tend to bring a lot of product (aka skincare routine) on the road. Beds were super comfy. It was nice and quiet, and all parties were able to get good sleep each night. There were guests arguing real loud next door for about an hour during the day, and that was kinda annoying, but that’s not the hotel’s fault.
Breakfast was simple but good and filling. There were mini omelettes, potato hash, and sausages for the hot area. Cereal, muffins, breads, boiled eggs, Greek yogurt, cup packed assorted fruit, and waffle and pancake bar. Coffee, tea, hit chocolate, juices and water.
I look for overall comfort, cleanliness and location of the hotels I stay in. I don’t need all of the extra fluff and amenities. My stay here was great. I’d stay here again. less