Hilton Checkers Los Angeles

535 S Grand Ave | Los Angeles, CA 90071-2601  [SEE MAP]Los Angeles, CA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Convenient downtown location
Few on-site amenities

If you want basic luxury with no frills and no fuss, then travelers would recommend this downtown Los Angeles hotel, which dates back to the 1920s. But if you're looking for special treatment and lodging that exceeds expectations, this should not be your first choice. Guests say the 193 guest rooms are standard and comfortable  if a little small  and contain 42-inch flat-screen TVs, queen or double beds and coffee makers. It's this hotel's location that impresses; you will find that the Hilton Checkers Los Angeles offers convenient access to the STAPLES Center and the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Plus, members of the Hilton Honors loyalty program can enjoy extra perks here.

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Location
Los Angeles, CA
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 193 rooms
Primary View
City center
Style
Traditional
Best For
Business travelers, Couples

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  • 4.0Hotel Class

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Critic Reviews

Los Angeles Times

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A European-style boutique hotel aimed mostly at business travelers, Checkers has 188 rooms and a snug spot next to the Central Library.

Oyster.com

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It has luxurious rooms and a rooftop deck with killer views. The tasteful, private atmosphere and modern appointments compensate for smallish rooms.

Fodor's

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Opened as the Mayflower Hotel in 1927, Checkers retains much of its original character, such as its charming period details, but it also has contemporary luxuries like pillow-top mattresses, coffeemakers, 24-hour room service, and plasma TVs.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1484 have reviewed the Hilton Checkers Los Angeles, giving it a rating of 4, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1484 reviews 4.0 (based on 1484 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Guest rooms at Hilton Checkers Los Angeles are decorated in a traditional style with dark wood and light marble accents. Each room provides a work desk, 42-inch LCD flat-screen TV, and views of downtown Los Angeles.
  • Separate bathtubs are available in some rooms
  • Minifridges available upon request, and a light minibar with snacks and non-alcoholic beverages is provided
  • Internet is available for $10 per device per 24-hour period

Standard room size266 square feet

  • Internet (with fee)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Hilton Checkers Los Angeles is a popular destination for business travelers as it is located downtown in the city's business and financial district. The hotel is convenient to a variety of restaurants and public transportation options, and offers views of the surrounding Los Angeles skyline.
  • Walking distance to two metro stations and numerous bus stops
  • Convention Center eight blocks southwest
  • Less than 2 miles from the LA Union train station and about 15 miles northeast of Los Angeles International Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking ($38.50)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

Checkers Downtown, the on-site restaurant, features 1920s era decor reminiscent of when the Hilton Checkers Los Angeles was first constructed. While enjoying French- and Asian-influenced Californian cuisine, guests can observe pictures of Los Angeles through the decades on the surrounding walls. The nearby Checkers Lounge offers drinks and appetizers in a relaxed environment.
  • Patio seating is available
  • Checkers Downtown is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 24-hour room service available

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Kids

Hilton Checkers Los Angeles offers a variety of rooms that may meet the needs of families traveling with children, including suites and rooms containing multiple beds. Not all guest rooms offer bathtubs, so families are encouraged to request these rooms upon booking if needed. Cribs, rollaway beds and high chairs are available upon request.
  • Babysitting services available through concierge
  • Kids menus available
  • Kids club
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

Hilton Checkers Los Angeles offers a fitness center on the roof level of the hotel that is equipped with cardio and strength training equipment. For those desiring additional fitness options, a YMCA of Metro Los Angeles is only three blocks away.
  • Fitness center has views of downtown Los Angeles
  • Yoga mats and exercise balls available
  • Open until 10:30 p.m.
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

Hilton Checkers Los Angeles offers space for a variety of business meetings, from conferences for 20 guests to outdoor receptions of up to 150 guests. Boardrooms offer armchairs and flat-screen monitors for meetings, and the furniture in each room can be arranged to fit multiple meeting styles.
  • Express mail, faxing, photocopying and complimentary printing services available
  • Audiovisual equipment rental offered

Number of meeting rooms6

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

Hilton Checkers Los Angeles welcomes pets that meet certain size restrictions.
  • $75 nonrefundable cleaning fee applies
  • Pets must weigh less than 55 pounds
  • Pets allowed (with fee)
  • Dog walking
  • Pet-sitting

Wedding

Hilton Checkers Los Angeles features an open rooftop terrace that is available for weddings of up to 125 guests. Checkers Downtown can also be reserved for smaller indoor weddings of up to 80 guests.
  • The hotel's sales team serves as wedding planners
  • Audiovisual equipment can be rented for special events

Maximum wedding guest capacity125

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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