This hotel is nice. The rooms are a good size and comfortable. If travelling with a group, there is enough space for others to stop by.
As for the area, this a nice spot if you plan to visit the bar
areas. It's right next to Paramount Theatre. It's a little far from retail and park areas.
The one thing that angers me even though I know before I get there - parking cost. Parking continues to go up here. It is now at $40 or $45 for an oversize vehicle, essentially SUV or truck. I expect it to get worse with another hotel being built across. To avoid some of the anger, I normally park at one of two other hotels with on-site parking. Both are within walking distance, but a cab would between would still be cheaper if you are not planning on in-and-out use. [Less]