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Located within 2 miles (3 km) of Universal Studios Hollywood®, El Patio Inn places you within a few miles (5 km) of Universal CityWalk. This 16-room motel has in-room conveniences like patios, refrigerators, and microwaves. Located in central Studio City, the motel is also near Warner Brothers Studio and Hollywood Bowl.


The 16 rooms are recently renovated and have an array of amenities, including patios, microwaves, and refrigerators. 32-inch flat-screen TVs are available for entertainment, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and pillowtop beds with premium bedding ensure a restful night. Free long-distance calls, free local calls, and desks are also standard.

Property features

Guests of El Patio Inn have access to free WiFi in public areas. A stay here includes free parking. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help with tours or tickets, and answer any questions about the accommodations.


  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour front desk

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

El Patio Inn features tour/ticket assistance. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

El Patio Inn has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 16 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 1966 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces), Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

El Patio Inn offers 16 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. Rooms open to patios. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include showers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; local and long-distance calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in March 2013.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free long-distance calls 
  • Microwave 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Patio 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 8 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.
Guests should notify this property in advance of their anticipated arrival time. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge (varies based on length of stay), plus a deposit of USD 100.00 per stay

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Parking height restrictions apply

No elevators


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Breakage deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Spring Break deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Energy surcharge: USD 5.00 per accommodation per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Pet fees vary based on length of stay
  • Late check-out fee: USD 15 per hour
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • El Patio Inn
  • El Patio Inn Studio City
  • El Patio Studio City
  • Patio Inn Studio City
  • El Patio Hotel Los Angeles

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. One child 1 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Alcohol is not served at this property.

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