Magic Castle Hotel vs Hotel Casa Del Mar

Both properties are highly recommended by professional reviewers. On balance, Casa del Mar is preferred by most reviewers compared to Magic Castle Hotel. Casa del Mar is ranked #5 in Los Angeles with endorsements from 17 reviews including Zagat, Time Out and Frommer's.

Magic Castle Hotel
8 / 10
7025 Franklin Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90028
From $199 /night
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Laundy Room
  • Restaurant
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"L.A.'s best cheap sleeps and is ideal for wallet-watching families or long-term stays." Full review
"Close to the action (and traffic) of Hollywood, this former apartment building faces busy Franklin Avenue and is a quick walk to the nearby Red Line stop at Hollywood & Highland." Full review
Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"A charming base of operation with large, modern rooms, exceptional staff and a petite courtyard pool where days start with fresh pastries and gourmet coffee." Full review
"Located steps from Hollywood Boulevard, the Magic Castle is a quirky, unpretentious 40-room hotel with simple, spacious rooms." Full review
DK Eyewitness
"Pennywise travelers love this hotel close to Hollywood action."
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Hotel Casa Del Mar
9 / 10
1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, CA 90405
From $450 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
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"Rooms are laid out for relaxation, not business, so travelers with work on their minds should stay elsewhere." Full review
"In the 1920s it was a posh beach club catering to the city's elite; now the Casa del Mar is one of SoCal's most luxurious and pricey beachfront hotels." Full review
DK Eyewitness
"An imposing presence overlooking Santa Monica Beach, this 1926 beach club has been restored to its original grandeur."
"On the fourth floor is the Murad Spa—although massages can also be had in poolside cabanas—and the 75-seat, first-floor restaurant, Oceanfront, has spectacular sunset views."
"A mod take on a California beach club, with prime oceanfront views and a top-notch seafood restaurant."
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