Currently under construction and renovation, so it's still a bit wanting visually. But you can tell by the carpet on the upper floors and the layout of the rooms that it will be worth the effort when its all said and done. Parking definitely leaves a lot to be desired if you're not up for the $35/night valet charge, but if you're up for the walk, street parking is available around the corner and up the block. It's a hassle when it rains though...and you can't park in the structure behind the hotel because it's owned by Ralph's grocery 🙄. The rooms were very nice though, very clean and welcoming!
Horrible experience. I’ve joined a tour and the hotel director said we were upgraded to the “Deluxe” grade. However, I was shocked when I arrived at the lobby. It was completely a mess. The lifts were old and scraped. The blind wasn’t working when I checked in the room. I called the CS and the worker came. He then fixed it for at least 20 minutes. The bed sheet was contaminated and the apparatuses were inadequate. There were no sofa and no water boiler.
DO NOT STAY!!!!!!
I rented a room at this hotel in the late December 2019, when I first arrived I quickly realized is they DO NOT have an parking lot for either free parking or paid self parking and if you want to park the vehicle on the property you have to spend an additional 35 dollars for valet parking. While I was staying there, The hotel was still under construction and the whole hallway including the elevators were covered by an uneven plywood that wiggled under my feet as I walked on it. When I got to my room, I quickly realized that the shower glass only partially covered the walk in shower and water splashed everywhere that was still open to the rest of the bathroom. As I walked in the room I realized that my room felt like a sauna and was at 85*. I tried to turn on the AC but it kept blowing hot air. I left the room to go eat dinner, and advised the hotel front desk of the AC issue, and they told me they would fix it. I came back from dinner approximately 2 hours later and the room was still at 85*. At this point I had to advise the front desk staff of the issue and they offered me a fan to blow the hot air around the room. I advised the staff that the room felt like a sauna, and they stated that all of the rooms were hot but offered another room with no working AC. I explained to them that I can't sleep when it's hot, and asked them to give me a partial refund due to me needing to go to another hotel with working AC. The night manager advised me that he could not authorize partial refunds and provided me with a business card to the general manager. I left a voicemail to the General Manager who has not returned my call despite it being 4 weeks now. SO JUST AS A HEADS UP, TO ANYONE THINKING ABOUT STAYING, DO NOT, SPEND YOUR MONEY ON ANOTHER HOTEL.Show less
Great hotel. 24 hour reception, very close to the airport, and extremely kind personnel. Valet parking available. If I ever cross the world from Italy to LA I will surely come back!
There was a misunderstanding on my part. I would like to apologize that and therefore I want to fairly correct my rating.
The hotel has been coming over the years, but they make extensive renovations.
We had clean and renovated rooms.
Despite the near to the airport, there was no aircraft noise in the room.
The staff always tries and respond very quickly.
I’ve stayed at The Custom hotel quite a few times since it opened and it has sure fallen a long way. It used to be a solid yet contemporary boutique close to the airport. In fact I even ran an event there in the early days when the pool and bar were lively.
These days the hotel feels more ghetto than cool and is in obvious disrepair from the flaking wallpaper to missing lights and fittings.
The room itself had a weird odour and the carpets and blinds were old and stained. I even found some dirty underwear in one of the cupboards.
The best part of the stay was the airport shuttle.
We stayed here for one night. Wished we stayed here longer for our LA trip! $35 valet per night is NOT bad, especially since you can drive in and out whenever you'd like to, it beats trying to find parking else where. As of Nov 17, 2019, the building was still in construction. The employees were VERY nice and very helpful. It was very easy to find where we needed to go inside the building. Our room was clean, tidy and looked very modern. The bathroom was super clean and everything worked as it should. Our one bed was excellent! We had a great night. No bugs, no annoying little things. I would suggest staying here if you're in LA. Its VERY close to beaches and LAX is literally a 10 min drive.
Very good airport option at the right price point.
My bed was super comfortable, great sheets, nice in-room styling, and a free shuttle to the airport (only every 45 min, but still).
Also, there is a Ralph’s and a Starbucks right next door.
The lobby and downstairs was under construction but that did not bother me.
Photos are from my window, and the (small) window opens.
Would stay here again.
Custom Hotel provides a unique setting while in Los Angeles. It also features a free shuttle service, a swimming pool and an outdoor pool.
Guests can enjoy the sun on the terrace or have a beverage at the bar. Those staying at the property have access to express check-in/check-out, 24-hour reception and a meeting room. It also has a gym with a swimming pool and a sun deck.
The rooms at the hotel feature panoramic city and ocean views. They provide a mini bar, a refrigerator and movies-on-demand.
Custom Hotel features a convenient café, ideal for those who want a snack without leaving the property.
Custom Hotel is located in the popular tourist hub of Westside. Los Angeles International Airport is under a 10-minute drive from the hotel.
A nice stay because of the flight delay. It is clean, I can smell the fresh paint. It is comfortable, it is okay. It is a solid 2 to 3 star hotel. The only thing is it is quite a distance from the airport. They don't have shuttle after 2 am. I need to uber
We recently booked a room at the Custom Hotel prior to flying out of LAX. The moment we drove into the parking lot we were informed there was a required $35.00 per night valet parking (web site states parking available). The breakfast buffet which was free at every other hotel we stayed at all week was $13.95 per person (web site states breakfast available). Once beyond the main lobby the place is dated, only 2 of 3 elevators were working. The halls are painted dark grey. The rooms are small and resemble a college dorm room. No desk to set up a laptop computer. The faucet on the bathroom sink did not work properly, was worn out. The staff however were extremely nice and helpful. 5 stars for the staff, 2 stars for the building and 1 star for price gouging with the mandatory valet parking and fee for breakfast.
We just came back from Arizona after a long drive and stayed there for the night. A receptionist said that the checkout was 12 pm so we thought we could sleep well, but we couldn’t stay asleep because we heard intolerable noises above us. The receptionist did not disclose about the construction that would go on starting from early morning. We were interrupted by drilling, stomping, and hammering noises.
When we checked out, we complained to the receptionist about the noises. He then told us that there’s construction from 9 am, but we remember that the noises started as early as 8:30, maybe even earlier. He gave us the manager business card for us to get some compensation. We called over ten times for the past three days and even left a voice message, but there’s no response.
Which hotel in their right mind would do that?
⚠️Be alert, $35 overnight parking fee is not contained to the roughly $150 hotel’s accommodation fee.
A good location for one night, coming in and out from LAX. Hotel van. We had a walk down to the beach, not close but absolutely do-able.
The hotel has seen its glory days, but staff friendly and has everything you need for a short stay. We slept good even if our AC was very noisy.
We were in California for 11 days and stayed in 6 different hotels. I thought I’d pay a bit extra on our last day for nice hotel close to the airport. Unfortunately this hotel was not only the most I paid for a night stay but it as also the worst. The lobby matches the nice pictures on their hotels.ca profile but the elevators, hallways and our room was very run down. The sink faucet sprayed water in different directions, if you turn on more water flow it made a huge vibration sound. Lighting was very poor in the room and washroom. The toilet was hard to flush and the room was noisy (poor windows?). There were paint chips and worn down walls. Small room lack of furniture. I very much regret booking this hotel.
The location of the hotel was great from the LA airport. It would have been nice to have complimentary coffee in the lobby for guests. Never known a hotel that did not have that. The elevator broke on our last day there and the staff was grumpy and short during our check out. As we understand equipment fails it does not mean you take that out on your guests during check out. The hotel is old and dated and the extra cost adds up from continental breakfast, to parking your car overnight.
The staff was amazing.
I was chaperoning a school trip trying to get back to Phoenix, Arizona from Japan, when American Airlines stranded us in LA with 33 people (most of them minors.) The people at the hotel were incredible. The airline just gave us a voucher and shuttled us over. I walked in unannounced at 6:30 pm with my huge group and they bent over backwards to accommodate us. They let us take over the lobby to feed the kids dinner and breakfast, and they arranged to bring extra shuttles in early to ensure we could all make it to the airport in time for our flights the next morning. They even waived the room deposits because of the circumstances.
I cannot recommend them highly enough. The building was cute and clean, and the staff was the best. If I could give them more than five stars I would.