Rated 2 out of 5 by Aussie27 Room was of poor quality
Was given low floor, (4th floor?) room behind elevators and main passage way. Room was for disabled support, and looked like it had not been used that much. No power point available on desk - had to call maintenance, who also fixed the door bolt - he was very good. Shower was for disabled, so I was having to be down on my knees to shower, as there was no higher setting. Also shower rail broke three times and I had to put it back together. Overall not a great stay, and not normal for this hotel. I will be there with my family in Oct so hoping that will be better.
September 16, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by YvesMM LA Paradise
This hotel is as close as you can get to the airport without having to go through TSA but yet, rooms are quiet. Staff definitely improved since last stay. Check in was swift and pleasant with agent very very cordial. I wished I had the gentlemen's name but he was a superstar.
Rooms very clean with ample room for extended stays.
Pool area very nice but hot tub out of commission due to unsupervised children exploring.
The restaurant ok but note the food is good but just pricey. Parking consistent with other LA area hotels.
April 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Izumi Nice people
Each time when I check in, I feel wonderful. Front desk people listen to my needs and reply with kindness. I love them all.
June 24, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by MrTraveller Easy Check In!!
Great check in and check out. Hotel was quick and easy to navigate, and all staff were courteous and attentive .
June 24, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Manju Charges for everything
They are not happy that we are paying 150 a night they also charge for things like internet access etc. pays to stay at a less expensive hotel where they don't charge you for basic amenities.
February 14, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by Btown Needs Improvement
I use to love the Sheraton passing through LAX. My last experience was forgettable. The room smelled funny and I requested a quiet room as I had an early flight. I was placed in one facing the runway! The hotel was not even busy. I could also hear the pipes each time my neighbour used the shower and bathroom. I checked out early at 4am to catch a 6am flight on 03/27/13. There was no one at the front desk for 10 minutes. I guess he was checking out as well! When he showed up, he didn't even apologize or acknowledged me. Just asked if I wanted a paper bill! I guess if I didn't, I would have done the express check out! I will definitely look for other options on my next trip. Being an SPG member made very little difference.
February 28, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Maisy1 Clean, comfortable, quiet and very convenient
This hotel is well located to the beaches and good shopping areas of LA. It is very comfortable, the beds are great and best of all the hotel is quiet. There is some airport noise bur not enough to be a problem and the internal noise is minimal, no flushing toilets or running pipes. The bathrooms are a bit tired and small and the rooms could do with refrigerators and in room safes. Voucher parking located behind the hotel is convenient. We have stayed at this hotel a number of times and it has always met our expectations.
April 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by dmr320 work
I just wanted to mention two staff members that really outdid themselves while I was at this hotel to provide a training. Sean Drury helped me with some AV problems that were my responsibility, and could not have been nicer about it. I also want to put a shout out to Estela Estrada with catering, who worked with me and met all of my, and my attendees, needs. She never missed a beat.
June 7, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Coug Great Staff, convenient to LAX
I have stayed at this hotel several times because it is a Sheraton and close to LAX.
Upon checkin we were assigned a room, unfortunately it was a double queen room instead of the king that was reserved. The desk resolved this by sending keys up to us, although that took several minutes. It would have been faster for me to go to the desk, but I appreciate the effort to save me the trouble. The staff at this location make every effort to resolve any issues.
The tub was very slow to drain, but this seems to be a typical experience for me at this location, it is unsettling to stand in deep water while showering.
Thank you for a nice stay, considering we arrived just after midnight. The quietness and comfort of the room fit our needs perfectly.
March 18, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by spgsingapore GOLD MEMBER NOT RECOGNIZED IN THIS HOTEL ?
I Just flew in from Mexico and checked into the hotel at about 11pm. My flight to Singapore the next day is at 9pm. I asked if I could do a late check out and was offered 1pm.
I clarified saying that I am a gold member and I understand checkout is at 4pm for gold and I was hoping to get a 5pm or 6pm check out.
Was told by the check in staff 4pm check out only for Platinum and Gold members does not have this privilege ? I am confused and will check with the manager tomorrow.
If Gold member is not being recognized in this hotel, then unlikely I will come back
June 22, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by atraveler Great SPG platinum recognition
From front desk to waiter at the restaurant, all the employees are extremely friendly and helpful.
I have stayed at this hotel a couple of times. SPG Platinum recognition at the hotel is really good. They proactively describe/explain all the benefits - I do not have to ask any questions at all.
Among those employees, the front desk manager and the waiter (who remembers me well) at the breakfast restaurant are the best. They just go beyond to provide excellent customer service.
One downside is their parking situation. It's not the most convenient location...
February 22, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jude14 Very close to aiport
I stayed here for 2 nights using SPG points, but I was given the option to ugrade to the club floor, which included evening snacks and continental breakfast. The first room allocated to me hadn't been cleaned! Although this was swiftly changed it was a pain as I had lots of heavy luggage to drag around. The pool area lacks privacy and has to be reached via the bar area.There is a frequent, free shuttle to the airport which is only a 5 minute ride away. I have stayed here many times and the hotel is in much better condition that others close by e.g Crown Plaza
September 29, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by kendraplusone not what it used to be
In our first room the bathroom was dirty, wet towels, trash, food. Called Eddie who checked us in . 2nd room had hot wings from the night before by the front door. The room smelled like hot wings..gross. Talked to Eddie again who was very put off by our not liking the smell of hot wings. Gave us a room on the preffered floor (thought we were already a member for signing up for the club) same room only cleaner. Ate a ok breakfast 4 $20 at the breakfast bar but was told it was $10. Ask for the 14th floor only and skip Eddie if u can cause he really is tired .
March 15, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by garytucson Nice hotel - convenient to LAX
We had a good experience here. The room was as described (King corner executive suite) and had a great view over the runways at LAX. We were concerned about noise from the airport, but the room was very noise-proof. They even comped access to the concierge lounge, which was a real plus for us. Parking is a problem, but we discovered an all-day lot right next door and parked all-day each day for half what the hotel wanted for valet parking on-site and we could even see the car from our room!
May 8, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by robgra Second good experience.
This was my second stay in this hotel. Staff was friendly and responsive to my needs. I had a problem with internet conection in the room, that was solved swiftly. I was in a Club Room, and may be only one robe and few bathroom amenities are not enough for this kind of room. The lounge in the Club Floor was comfortable. And the best of all was an Italian restaurant (I do not remember the name), inside the hotel, that could easily compete with good restaurants placed in Italy in food, wines and price.
April 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by K111 Excellent Customer Service
This hotel has great customer service.
November 25, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by GRN75 Great Hotel
We had to stay an extra night in LA because of a flight delay. We found this Sheraton was close to the airport and rental car agency. Check in was fast, courteous. He gave us a credit for a movie to let the kids watch. Room was clean. We were exhausted after a week of sight seeing and the room service was fast, good food. I was worried about being so close to the airport that it would be too loud to sleep. That was not an issue my family slept great. This experience turned out better than the hotel we stayed at for the rest of our vacation.
February 25, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by tex45 What suck about this hotel
The last day when we been there they deactivate our keys really early in the morning by 8:00am non of our keys worked so we went to reactivate at front desk but after one time use they deactivate again same day we have some places to go in order to check out this is ridiculous never happen to my anywhere, even I worked for a very prestigiuos hotel as houskeeping supervisor and we never ever check out guests like you guys did to us this is really insulting and rude we should pay only half day of our last days because they kick us out very early. Bad
May 23, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by GRP1921 Great Location For LAX
We stayed just 1 night so we could catch our flight home the next day. The hotel is very close to LAX with the shuttle bus to Terminal 2 being less than 5 minutes. The shuttle ran regularly with no issues. I had rented a vehicle from Budget for our trip and after dropping the family off at the hotel I returned it and I was able to literally walk the 1 block back to the hotel. The outdoor pool has a fire pit and a few fire lanterns that really added to the environment. Lastly, the hotel obviously has high efficiency noise reducing windows as you seldom and barely heard planes. Only negative was that as a gold member I was not upgraded or even placed on a Starwood Preferred Guest floor. Disappointing though not the end of the world. Overall, good stay for our purposes.
April 7, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by kiki37 Perfect Proximity
I was working in LA/Manhattan Bch area and this hotel was in a perfect location for my travelling back and forth to stores. You could walk to the airport and the car rental locations if you needed to. Staff was great, friendly, offered upgrades and were totally accomodating. Hotel lobby and bar have a good vibe.
Only suggestion is that all your valet staff have suggetions to surrounding restaurants. We had to ask a few people to get information. But when we did it was a great recommendation.
Thanks again. I'll see you on my next business trip.
October 21, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by 49339 Great Hotel, Some Fundamental Issues
Our group stayed last week. One of our team was woken up to news his lock box items had been given out to someone else. This turned out to be untrue and a mistake, but really? Where are the checks and balances.
My service I received was great. I saw some abrassiveness with the staff that could be tuned up. Remember these folks are your customers. Patience should be key. Having stayed in hotels all over the place, I was actually very surprised to see the errors that were made this past week. I hope management listens and has a staff meeting.
December 18, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Mattdycr Interesting...
I returned for a stay here Nov 1-3. One night was with points, and one was pre-paid. The first issue I had is that after the first night I had to come to the lobby, check out, and then check back in again because it was too separate reservations. I've never encountered this issue before, every other hotel has always linked the stays and kept me in the same room from check-in. There was also no platinum recognition in regards to upgrade. The hotel itself does the job, close to lax, nice gym, nice pool, decent rooms, but the front desk/and service line aren't exactly the friendliest of people, the cleaners however were always happy to say hi and ask your day was, oh, and the workers in the club lounge were great, too....all in all, a mixed stay.
November 4, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by aewis February/March 2012
I stayed at this location twice, before and after a trip to the Dominican Republic. This hotel is a standout. At the beginning of the trip, once I had gotten thru security @LAX, at 5:30 am, I realized I had left a laptop computer in the room. In a panic, I called the hotel, explained my predicament, and was connected right away to the bellhop who had assisted me earlier that morning. Mr. Williamson checked my room, and sure enough found the laptop on the bed. I hopped back on the airport shuttle bus, went back to the Gateway, where Mr. Jorge (sorry I didn't get your last name) was waiting for me at the concierge desk with the laptop. I immediately hopped on to the same shuttle and got back in time to catch my flight to Miami. What a great staff!
April 21, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by BigBear22 Island of calm in a storm
When you have to just rest and get away from the craziness of airports, delays, travel nightmares...the Sheraton Gateway LAX is the gateway to rest. The staff is super friendly and I found them bending over backward to make sure I was comfortable and had all my needs met. I was exhausted, beat and feeling low but this place was a sanctuary for me from the tempest that raged outside. All I needed was a quick respite and this hotel was more than accomodating to that need. I will remember this sunny island next time I fly by, most certainly.
May 13, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mistry Great hotel resort!
The staff was great. Rooms are big and clean. The property location is right on the beach and even though it is not private beach, it was uncrowded. I would stay again here.
June 12, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by bethdesert My stay
I had originally reserved a single king room. A friend was joining me for the trip so I called a few days ago and changed my reservation to 2 beds. when checking in the agent did not reconfirm room type so we got all the way to the 1st room assigned and realized they had checked us in a King. I had to return to the lobby at 9;00 pm after a 2.5 hour drive from Palm Springs to get another room.
Also, I meant to notify engineering but the water nozzle in the shower did not work properly. When you slid the lever to the right to turn from tub to shower only 1/2 the water can from the shower head, the rest ran down the drain (room 1075). Also the shower did not drain very well.
Other than those items, we had a nice stay and the staff was nice and friendly.
Was there for the MPI event and liked
April 13, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Sean Great facilities, but front desk staff is inept
Fantastic fitness center and above average onsite restaurants. Unfortunately, the front desk staff is completely inept. Every time I check in, it takes ~20 minutes for 4-6 staff members to check in less than 10 guests. This trip, we asked for 2 keys, only one of which worked. The next morning, I tried to get the keys re-coded, but I didn't have my driver's license (as I was just leaving the fitness center). The desk clerk said that security would meet me at the room and would give me a key. I even double checked with her to confirm that security would give me new keys. When security met me 10 minutes later, I received no keys and was told that security can't make keys. As a result, it took a third wait in the front desk line to get working room keys.
June 6, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by CIMAT Not up to par
I have had many stays at this Sheraton over the past few years and generally the accommodations were better than I found on this trip. The room was on a low floor, at the far end of the hallway and there was very loud music playing outside from a hotel event that made getting to sleep difficult. I had a very early flight in the morning an did not want to waste any sleep time changing rooms. Also as we walked to the room there was a veritable obstacle course of room service food trays on the floor.
April 10, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jillc Noice and no water for SFG members?
Hotel was fine, and in fact I have used this for my groups twice in the past. Unfortunately this time there was a party on my floor with yelling and doors slamming until 2:30am. As an SPG member, I usually have complimentary water in the room, but none this time. I also asked for a room near an elevator, and ended up with a room very far away. By the time I lugged my 3 bags there, I was too tired to do anything more with it. Staff was great, bed comfy and my last suggestion, add OWN TV (Opray Winfrey Network) in your CABLE line-up!
December 18, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by Willi29 Hotel features
The hotel needs the features to be up dated the bathroom was to small had no fridge the phone from room to room only worked sometimes. the room was very noisy from other rooms.The room lighting was very dark.
June 9, 2014