$98 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: May 4, 2015 Check-out: May 5, 2015

BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel at the Convention Center

3 stars
View map of 517 E 1st Street, Long Beach, CA 90802-5025

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
109 reviews
Great location

Was in town for a convention- couldn't beat the price or the comfort as well as the convenient... See full review

  • Greg
  • Feb 3, 2015
Business Stay - One Night

Wonderful!! This was a delightful surprise for someone who is in a different hotel every night.... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Sep 12, 2014
California sun and surf await at our Long Beach hotel, just minutes from the Carnival® Cruise dock and the Queen Mary. Catalina Island and CSULB (Cal State Long Beach) are conveniently located near our Long Beach hotel. For business travelers or those in town for a special event, the Long Beach Convention Center is also in the neighborhood. Our friendly staff understands that comfort and location are important when traveling. A great location, indoor pool and exercise facility make guests feel right at home at our Long Beach hotel. With free Wi-Fi and a complimentary full expanded breakfast, you're sure to start the day off right. Enjoy a buffet spread with a waffle station, hot eggs, sausage, fresh fruits, favorite breakfast pastries, cereals and yogurts. Complete your breakfast with a cup of 100% Arabica coffee or cold juice. The Aquarium of the Pacific is a local destination that's family-friendly. Of course, many of our guests are in town with Carnival® Cruise or en route to Catalina Island. Festivals like the Jazz Fest are popular local attractions that bring in travelers from around the region. The Long Beach Marathon, crawfish events, and Grand Prix are additional options for guests looking for something a little different on their vacation. Shop Pine Avenue, Belmont Shore and Shoreline Village for one of a kind gifts and souvenirs. Both are just a few minutes from our Long Beach hotel. The LB Performing Arts Center is a hot spot for concerts and brings in the best performers around the world. Conferences at the Convention Center attract business travelers, too, and we're happy to provide quiet accommodations perfect for taking care of business. Some of our regular guests are in town for work with the shipping industry, imports and exports, and the Port of Long Beach and Los Angeles. Food inspectors, offshore technicians and many others consider us their home away from home. Reserve your room at BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel at the Convention Center today!

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel at the Convention Center Rooms

1 KING BED
1 KING BED,NOSMOKE,HI SPEED NET,COFFEMAKR,HAIR,IRON,FULL BREAKFAST
2 DOUBLE BEDS
2 DOUBLE BEDS,NOSMOKE,HI SPEED NET,COFFEMAKR,HAIR,IRON,FULL BREAKFAST
1 KING BED
1 KING BED,NONSMOKE,HI SPEED NET,BALCONY,FULL BREAKFAST
2 DOUBLE BEDS
2 DOUBLE BEDS,NONSMOKE,HI SPEED NET,BALCONY,FULL BREAKFAST
SUITE-1 KING BED
SUITE-1 KING BED,NSMK,SOFA,HISPD,IRON,COFMKR,FULL BREAKFAST
2 DOUBLE BEDS
2 DOUBLE BEDS,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,ROLL IN SHOWER,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST
1 DOUBLE BED
1 DOUBLE BED,MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE,BATHTUB,NSMK,FULL BREAKFAST

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Indoor pool
  • Non Smoking
General
Air conditioned
Non Smoking
Free local telephone calls
Elevators
Ice machine
Activities
Indoor pool
Exercise gym
Driving range
Fishing
Dining
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Services
24 hour front desk
Express check in
Express checkout
Security
Wake-up service
Multilingual
In-Room Safe
Copy service
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Wheel chair access
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Safe
AM/FM alarm clock
Hairdryer in room
Electronic door locks
Ironing board

Nearby points of interest

  • Walter Pyramid: 4.3 mi

Dining

The Sky Room Restaurant
0.30 mile(s) from The Sky Room Restaurant, brasserie, open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m., 30's deco style dinner and dance club
Kings Fish House
0.40 mile(s) from Kings Fish House, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., traditional seafood house
The Madison
0.30 mile(s) from The Madison, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., steak house
Legends Restaurant and Sports Bar
0.40 mile(s) from Legends Restaurant and Sports Bar, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., great food, sports
Cohiba Nightclub
0.20 mile(s) from Cohiba Nightclub, bar/lounge, open for: lunch, dinner, 5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m., upscale martini and cigar joint,
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company
0.40 mile(s) from Bubba Gump Shrimp Company, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. waterfront ribs, shrimp and burger joint with ocean views
Shannon's Bay Shore Irish-American Bar
0.40 mile(s) from Shannon's Bay Shore Irish-American Bar, pub, open for: lunch, dinner, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Classic neighborhood bar
Alegria Cocina Latina
0.30 mile(s) from Alegria Cocina Latina, full service, open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m., award winning latin cuisine/tapas bar
Parker's Lighthouse
0.40 mile(s) from Parker's Lighthouse, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., famous landmard seafood restaurant
The Reef
0.30 mile(s) from The Reef, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., victorian land mark restaurant with great seafood

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

Ratings and reviews for BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel at the Convention Center

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
109 out of 109
Amenities:
3.7
Cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.1
Comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.3
Value:
4

90% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Long Beacher
Business
N/A
Mar 4, 2015

vacation

Staff was very helpful. Breakfast was good. Room clean.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Greg
Business
N/A
Feb 3, 2015

Great location

Was in town for a convention- couldn't beat the price or the comfort as well as the convenient location anywhere else.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel at the Convention Center

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Natalie D.
Business
N/A
Jan 14, 2015

great for the night

We went to watch my daughter compete in a pageant and it was a nice hotel. Pretty central to everything in long beach, the beds were soft and room was clean. Definitely not the ritz but worth it for one night

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
St. George, UT
Sep 12, 2014

Business Stay - One Night

Wonderful!! This was a delightful surprise for someone who is in a different hotel every night. Very nice! The only thing that was a negative surprise was the $10 fee for parking which I didn't see in the information blurb. The good news is that it was very reasonable given the parking fees at other nearby hotels and they allowed me to park there until 5pm the following day without charging again for the parking fee.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Convention traveler1
Business
Connecticut
Sep 12, 2014

Excellent stay

I visit Long Beach several times per year on business at the convention center. I have found this hotel to be the best value. It is quiet, clean, free breakfast and the rates are very reasonable. It is a few block walk to the convention center each morning, but since the weather is always perfect it is actually a pleasant way to start the day.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel at the Convention Center

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
eldomajo
Business
Long Beach
Sep 12, 2014

Wonderful location and nice staff.

We are older people and this hotel was so easy for us to "navigate" for 4 days. We will return here.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Many choices of menus and restaurant venues.

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel at the Convention Center

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Griffin339
Business
Monterey, Ca
Sep 8, 2014

Call and confirm

Call ahead to make sure you have the room. Just because you have a paper dosen't mean anything to the hotel or to this service. I requested a 2 bed room, I got a single full bed room and I had to fight for that, not fun after a 5hr drive and 10 pm at night. Had to put the matress on the floor and sleep on the boxspring. Not fun , not right!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: In Hotel

Call ahead and confirm the reservation

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Chelsea193762
Business
Portland, Maine
Aug 17, 2014

Conference

Stayed at hotel for local conference. Friendly staff, great service. Rooms do not have refrigerators which made our stay inconvenient.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Beach is just a short walk away!

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Bad Daddy
Business
Palm Springs
Aug 14, 2014

Business Trip

The staff were great and I love the locatio. Breakfast is good. I have been here before and will come again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Lots of places to eat here. No bad meals.

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Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel at the Convention Center

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Raz and Rudy
Business
Yonkers New York
Aug 6, 2014

great location

The hotel overall was good. We however paid for a king size bed and we got two single beds (3/4 nights in single bed). This was my first vacation with my boyfriend so having to sleep on one single bed really sucked.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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