Los Angeles

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Los Angeles
Relax on the beaches, be thrilled at the theme parks and experience culture in the museums and art galleries of this sprawling Southern California city.

Relax on the beaches, be thrilled at the theme parks and experience culture in the museums and art galleries of this sprawling Southern California city.

Los Angeles offers amazingly varied casual and cultural appeal. Spend a week enjoying different theme parks or dress up for a Hollywood premiere. Hike in the Hollywood Hills and surf in Pacific waves.

Visit some of the world’s favorite theme parks, including Disneyland® Park, which originally opened its magical kingdom with kids’ rides and exciting roller coasters in Anaheim in 1955. Disney California Adventure® Park offers themed attractions tied to Pixar animated films. Universal Studios Hollywood is both a film studio and a theme park, with The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and other kid-friendly attractions. Find additional thrilling rides at Knott’s Berry Farm® and Six Flags® Magic Mountain.

Downtown Los Angeles has a unique attraction, La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, with reassembled remains from over 650 species and active excavation of Ice Age fossil deposits. Next door, explore the 150,000 works in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

The Getty Center, overlooking the city, displays medieval to contemporary art while the Getty Villa offers a sense of ancient Greece and Rome in a beautiful setting along the Pacific Ocean. For a more modern cultural treat, stroll along the Hollywood Walk of Fame to find your favorite actor’s star. Bend down to compare your hands to the handprints formed in the sidewalk.

The California Science Center features tours of the actual Endeavour space shuttle, a living kelp forest and a shake table for building and testing earthquake-resistant structures. Near the iconic hillside Hollywood sign is the Griffith Observatory. Study its exhibits and use its telescopes to scan the night skies.

Los Angeles is bordered to the west by an endless stretch of beach with separate named sections. Bodybuilders and skaters line the boardwalk of Venice Beach. Ride the waves at Manhattan Beach or Malibu’s Surfrider Beach. Enjoy the tranquility of Cabrillo Beach. Relax on the sands of Santa Monica Beach and stop at the nearby pier for shopping and refreshments.

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Where to stay in Los Angeles

Motel 6 Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles - LAX
Motel 6 Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles - LAX
2 out of 5
5101 W Century Blvd, Inglewood, CA, 90304
The price is CA $122 per night from Dec 19 to Dec 20
CA $122
per night
Dec 19 - Dec 20
Stay at this business-friendly motel in Inglewood. Enjoy free WiFi, a free airport shuttle, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the overall ...
3.3/5 (1,681 reviews)
"Good property, right off the 405, very convenient and close to the Airport, Trenya at reception was warm and welcoming, rooms were average but perfect for crashing for the night!"

Reviewed on Dec. 7, 2022

Motel 6 Los Angeles, CA - Los Angeles - LAX
Sonesta Los Angeles Airport LAX
Sonesta Los Angeles Airport LAX
4 out of 5
5985 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90045
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $146 per night from Dec 24 to Dec 25
CA $146
per night
Dec 24 - Dec 25
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Los Angeles. Enjoy free WiFi, 4 restaurants, and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4/5 Very Good! (3,879 reviews)
"We arrived at 8.00am and they still gave us an early check in. Close to the airport which made it convenient. Rooms were nice"

Reviewed on Dec. 6, 2022

Sonesta Los Angeles Airport LAX
Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel
Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel
4 out of 5
6101 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90045
The price is CA $135 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
CA $135
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Los Angeles. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a free airport shuttle. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (3,496 reviews)
"Very helpful and polite staff all throughout my stay. Limited but great menu options. Food was delicious there."

Reviewed on Dec. 8, 2022

Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel
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The Historic Broadlind Hotel at Long Beach Convention Center
The Historic Broadlind Hotel at Long Beach Convention Center
3 out of 5
149 Linden Avenue, Long Beach, CA, 90802
Stay at this 3-star historic aparthotel in Long Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants, and a terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the overall value ...
3.9/5 Good! (612 reviews)
"Shower water pressure was very low"

Reviewed on Nov. 22, 2022

The Historic Broadlind Hotel at Long Beach Convention Center
Sonder Lüm
Sonder Lüm
3.5 out of 5
3900 West Century Boulevard, Inglewood, CA, 90303
Stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel in Inglewood. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness center, and valet parking. Popular attractions SoFi Stadium and Kia Forum are located ...
3.6/5 Good! (67 reviews)
"If you are going to Sofi this place is great! It wasn’t like a normal hotel where you get your bed made and fresh towels so be conscious of that, house keeping is extra. The room and property were clean and staff was friendly. We will stay here again but glad we know how to check in now. They just ..."

Reviewed on Dec. 6, 2022

Sonder Lüm
The Haas Building
The Haas Building
3 out of 5
219 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA, 90014
Stay at this 3-star aparthotel in Los Angeles. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Crypto.com Arena and Dodger Stadium ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (41 reviews)
"The location is central to everything and very clean. Really easy check in process."

Reviewed on Nov. 21, 2022

The Haas Building
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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