With its year-round moderate temperature, nearby beaches, star-studded nightlife, sizzling culinary scene and wealth of world-famous tourist attractions, Los Angeles is one of the world’s greatest and most famous destinations. This sprawling city covers 467 square miles and is home to approximately 140 nationalities of people speaking 224 different languages, making it one of the most diverse cities in the world. It is also the birthplace of the world's movie industry and home to many of the big screen’s biggest celebrities and talents No matter your reason for visiting, IHG has excellent Los Angeles hotels not far from the city’s best local attractions.
Things to See One of L.A.’s most popular activities is a guided bus tour, which takes groups through Hollywood and Beverly Hills, giving glimpses of the city's major attractions and your favorite stars' homes.
A tour of Universal Studios in Hollywood is a must for movie buffs. Combining a functioning movie studio and amusement park, it has fun rides for the entire family, including Jurassic Park, Transformers 3-D and Despicable Me Minion Mayhem rides. For the grown-ups, The Getty Center has thousands of paintings by iconic artists like Van Gogh and Monet, as well as beautiful sculptures and antiquities.
Hotels in Los Angeles If you plan to spend a lot of time shopping, dining and relaxing on the beach, consider Santa Monica, located on L.A.’s western edge with easy access to Santa Monica and Venice beaches, and the popular Third Street Promenade restaurants and shops. Beverly Hills and West Hollywood also have plenty of luxury hotels if you wish to experience the glitz and glamor of the Los Angeles lifestyle.
Where to Stay The world-famous Strip, still the most popular place to enjoy the never-ending excitement of Los Angeles, has hotels that cater to all. While some enjoy being in the middle of the action, those who prefer a low-key experience can find even more hotels just a few blocks from the Strip many of which offer a more affordable price and level of luxury.
Consider downtown L.A. if you want to stay within the city limits without spending a fortune. Along with bustling nightlife and shopping, downtown is home to Staples Center, where you can catch a Lakers game or concert, ,and a multi-cultural culinary offerings perfect for serious foodies, such as sushi in Little Tokyo and Mexican taquerias on Olvera Street.
L.A.’s public transportation system is limited, and traffic can be quite agitating for first-time visitors. By finding a hotel in an L.A. area or neighborhood convenient to your trip highlights, you'll dramatically cut down on any potential loss of time caused by gridlock.
How to Get to Los Angeles Los Angeles International Airport, or LAX, is located 16 miles from downtown in the Westchester neighborhood. Bob Hope Airport, LA/Ontario International Airport, Long Beach Airport, and John Wayne Airport also serve the Greater Los Angeles area. Compare rates of these various airports to find affordable flights.
Los Angeles is also home to Union Station, a major Amtrak hub. The Pacific Surfliner train is an excellent and affordable way to visit nearby beach communities and popular destinations like San Diego and Santa Barbara, where views overlooking the Pacific coastline make for a beautifully scenic trip.
Holiday Inn Express Los Angeles Downtown West is the newest midscale hotel in the LA City Center area. Conveniently located off I-10, I-110 and HWY 101, our beautiful 100% non-smoking hotel is minutes from Downtown Los Angeles, LA Convention Center, Staples Center, Dolby Theatre, Dodger Stadium, China Town as well as a huge variety of restaurants and shopping.
The Crowne Plaza Hotel Los Angeles Commerce Casino is ideally located in the City of Commerce only two blocks from Citadel Outlet Shopping Center. Located in the heart of the industrial community, as well as only 8 miles from the Los Angeles Convention Center, L.A. Live, Nokia Theater, and Staples Center. No matter why you came to town, The Crowne Plaza is the perfect location choice.
Guests of our hotel in Burbank, California are situated just moments from entertainment and dining options, such as AMC Theaters, BJ's Brewhouse, Burbank Town Center, Gordon Biersch and WOKCANO. We are very close to all of the major television and movie studios. Universal Studios Hollywood is a short drive away.
The renowned InterContinental Los Angeles Century City at Beverly Hills is conveniently located steps away from world-class shopping and dining. The newly renovated hotel offers 363 spacious accommodations, including 176 suites. Each room features a private outdoor balcony or terrace with unparalleled views from the ocean to the hills.
In the City of Angels, our West Los Angeles hotel's Century City location is close to the best attractions, from corporate studios like 20th Century Fox and MGM to the fabulous shopping featured on Rodeo Drive.
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