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Sportsmen's Lodge

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12833 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2396
+1 818-755-5000
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00:00 - 23:59
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room and hall way badly in need of updating, nothing like photos. Reception staff not friendly, could not care, rude. Shuttle bus driver hides so he does not have to take you even though you have booked. The put food from room service on your bill even though you have not ordered anything, and then they are rude and argue... More 

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Thank consolidatedservices
Montreal, Canada
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

great service and huge portions the menu was very varied. We tried both the room service for supper and in the restaurant for breakfast.

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Thank Shena P
Aarhus, Denmark
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212 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The Diner at SL hotel is awesome, kind of a historic place, due to the fact that way back when, this was the hang for musicians and actors. Many celebrities are at the walls today. All American breakfast in a super way. High quality all the way. A great place that I have eaten breakfast, probably more than a hundred... More 

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Thank Kenneth B
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We are about to check out after a 3 night stay. We booked 2 rooms, one for us and another for our 3 daughters. We were originally given rooms in different buildings, but they changed this, putting us in a room next to the lift. We were warned about the lift noise, but took it to be close to our... More 

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Thank kswm2015
Reno, Nevada
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I'm sure that many people will read the reviews by people who thought the Sportsman was a bit noisy with paper thin walls. Well it was full of college students on our visit and yes the wall were a bit thin BUT the beds were comfortable and the accommodations while showing its age was well maintained. The most important thing... More 

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Thank Scott S
Salford, England
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87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here the 2nd time earlier this month approximately a year after our first stay. Upgraded to pool access rooms due some mix up with our reservation but this was resolved smoothly and easily by the excellent reception staff. Didn't use the cafe or bar this time, choosing instead to explore the restaurants and bars in the locality. Rooms comfortable... More 

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Thank Margrove
Westchester County, New York
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322 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

paper thin walls between rooms - can hear every word spoken on both sides -even when conversation level volume. hallway walls marked and dirty. carpeting the ugliest colors ever seen - dark and dingy. nerve to charge to use computer to get and print airline boarding passes. $14 day to park - rip off. many pool lounges are torn and... More 

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Thank Boxter98
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

The best thing about this place is the staff. They are so friendly and obliging. The pool is great, but get's crowded at the weekends. The beds are extremely comfortable (thank goodness, because I had read a review to the contrary). Having a pool access room is a bonus. You have a nice secluded terrace, but you're straight out to... More 

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Thank clairewright10
Bremerton, Washington
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Everyone was super friendly and very helpful on giving us tips on how to navigate the city. They offer a free shuttle to Universal Studios three different times in the morning and three different times for pickup in the afternoon/evening. Always on time. The café had great food and you receive large portions for the price. The pool was fabulous... More 

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Thank aak0831
Napa, California
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

There are some nearby places that would be better than room service. Take a walk and adventure out. I ordered both dinner and breakfast and it was disappointing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12833 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2396
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-755-5000

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