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American Inn

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Premium bedding, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board
Combined shower/tub, hair dryer
Premium bedding, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board
Premium bedding, desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board

Overview of American Inn

American Inn

2.0 star property
7.0 out of 10 Good
7.0/10 Good

Popular amenities

  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 front desk
12644 Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA, 90242

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLos Angeles Convention Center18 min drive
  • Popular Arena18 min drive
  • Popular LocationLong Beach Cruise Terminal18 min drive
  • AirportLos Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.)27 min drive

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About this area


In the city center and near theme parks, American Inn is in an area with good shopping. Medieval Times and Kia Forum are cultural highlights and Knott's Berry Farm is a popular area attraction. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Los Angeles Convention Center or Arena. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

What's nearby

  • Kandy Kays of California - 4 min drive
  • Golf 'n Stuff - 5 min drive
  • Los Angeles Convention Center - 18 min drive
  • Arena - 18 min drive
  • Long Beach Cruise Terminal - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Lakewood Boulevard Station - 8 min walk
  • Commerce Station - 10 min drive
  • Los Angeles Intl. (LAX) - 28 min drive


  • Burger King - 18 min walk
  • Chick-Fil-A - 2 min walk
  • McDonald's - 19 min walk
  • Super A Foods - 2 min drive
  • 7 Leaves Downey - 14 min walk

About this property

American Inn

Hotel in the business district
Near Commerce Casino, American Inn provides everything you need. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
Other perks at this hotel include:
  • Free self parking
  • Express check-out, a 24-hour front desk, and smoke-free premises
  • Multilingual staff
  • Guest reviews say good things about the convenient parking, helpful staff, and proximity to shopping
Room features
All 19 rooms feature comforts such as premium bedding and first-run movies, in addition to thoughtful touches like free WiFi and desk chairs.
Extra amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and hair dryers
  • Flat-screen TVs with premium channels and first-run movies
  • Refrigerators, daily housekeeping, and desks



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking (max 1 space per unit)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Family friendly

  • In-room refrigerator


  • 24-hour front desk

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Multilingual staff


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom available in select rooms
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Braille/raised signage
  • In-room accessibility available in select rooms
  • No elevator
  • Roll-in shower available in select rooms
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes
  • Premium bedding


  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bathtub combination


  • First-run movies
  • Flat-screen TV with premium cable channels
  • Pay movies

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee
Minimum check-in age: 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cleaning fee: USD 4 per accommodation, per stay
  • A damage deposit of USD 50.0 will be collected before check-in.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

American Downey
American Inn Downey
American Hotel Downey
American Inn Hotel
American Inn Downey
American Inn Hotel Downey

Frequently asked questions

Is American Inn pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much does it cost to stay at American Inn?

As of May 29, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at American Inn on May 30, 2023 start from CA $126.61, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at American Inn?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at American Inn?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - midnight. A fee applies for early check-in (subject to availability). After-hours check-in is not available.

What time is check-out at American Inn?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability).

Where is American Inn located?

Located in the heart of Downey, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Plaza Mexico, The Bicycle Casino, and Commerce Casino. Los Cerritos Shopping Center and Biola College are also within 9 mi (15 km). Lakewood Boulevard Station is 8 minutes by foot.




Rating 10 - Excellent. 140 out of 498 reviews" "
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Rating 8 - Good. 151 out of 498 reviews" "
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Rating 6 - Okay. 85 out of 498 reviews" "
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Rating 4 - Poor. 62 out of 498 reviews" "
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Rating 2 - Terrible. 60 out of 498 reviews" "
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Excellent


Stayed 5 nights in Apr 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Easy to check in. And clean
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2023

4/10 Poor


Travelled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good place
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Usually my go to stay for a weekend here at American inn. Customer service is great and owners are very friendly and polite. Rooms always are kept tidy and clean, not to mention that rooms smell great. Happy to leave a great review for them and plan on coming back whenever I get the chance.

2/10 Terrible


Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The owners were super nice, as well as the cleaning staff. Would recommend!
Stayed 6 nights in Dec 2022

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice staff , clean and modern room

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2022

8/10 Good


Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The room had been remodeled and you would never know you are in a motel. The room was super clean and beautifully decorated. Really enjoyed the stay.