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Staples Center
Vacation Travel Guide

This multipurpose sports arena has hosted some of the world’s biggest musical acts and is home to two National Basketball Association teams.

Visit the STAPLES Center and see a major sporting or entertainment event. This arena is home to the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers National Basketball Association (NBA) teams. Take a tour of downtown Los Angeles and view the STAPLES Center or book a ticket for a major event.

The STAPLES Center has hosted popular music superstars, including Beyoncé, Mariah Carey and Taylor Swift. See a wide range of exclusive events in this arena, including National Hockey League (NHL) and Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) games.

Take a short walk from the STAPLES Center to a number of neighboring entertainment venues, including the Microsoft Theater and the Grammy Museum at L.A. Live. This concentration of venues is Los Angeles’ leading entertainment complex and features cinemas and many high-quality restaurants.

Walk through the Grammy Museum within the L.A. Live complex. Discover the Songwriters Hall of Fame Gallery on the fourth floor. See artifacts including clothing and musical instruments in the Enduring Traditions exhibit. The gallery also includes a range of interactive screens, where you can trace the history and turning points of American music.

See current-release films in L.A. Live’s cinema complex. L.A. Live also hosts several red carpet events year-round, including the GRAMMYs, Emmys, ESPYs and American Music Awards. Dine at a range of high-quality restaurants serving globally inspired cuisine.

Use underground parking lots in downtown Los Angeles when visiting the entertainment district. Check the official website for information on upcoming events at the STAPLES Center.

The STAPLES Center is located in downtown Los Angeles, about 16 miles (26 kilometers) from Los Angeles International Airport. Stay in luxury hotels or less expensive inns and guesthouses in the downtown area.

As part of Downtown Los Angeles’ lively entertainment district, the STAPLES Center is a great place to enjoy major sporting and music events year-round.

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The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, Los Angeles
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, Los Angeles
4 out of 5
404 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $139 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5

Located in Downtown Los Angeles, this romantic hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Walt Disney Concert Hall, Staples Center, and Microsoft Theater. L.A. Live and ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,364 reviews)

"The views make the room worth it. Room was very clean nothing negative for me to say about the hotel other than it’s super big and pretty dope."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 1, 2021

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Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown
Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown
4.5 out of 5
899 Francisco Street, Los Angeles, CA
The price is CA $181 per night from Mar 29 to Mar 30

Located in Downtown Los Angeles, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Staples Center and Los Angeles Convention Center. University of Southern California ...

4.4/5Excellent! (1,194 reviews)

"The hotel was was really nice and in a central location. The staff was also friendly and pleasant. I will visit again."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 24, 2021

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Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
4.5 out of 5
251 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA
The price is CA $139 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3

Located in Downtown Los Angeles, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of The Broad and Walt Disney Concert Hall. Museum of Contemporary Art and Los Angeles ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,391 reviews)

"It was a nice hotel. We had an amazing view. But the hidden fees were very high. Had i know about them I would not habe stayed there. It cost me an additional $280 in hidden fees. Plus breakfast is not included and the coffee tast luke cardboard. So lets just say the mornings never started out very ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 25, 2021

Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
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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The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, Los Angeles
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, Los Angeles
4 out of 5
404 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA
The price is CA $139 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, Los Angeles
Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown
Hotel Indigo Los Angeles Downtown
4.5 out of 5
899 Francisco Street, Los Angeles, CA
The price is CA $181 per night from Mar 29 to Mar 30
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Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
4.5 out of 5
251 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA
The price is CA $139 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles
Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles
4 out of 5
506 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA
The price is CA $131 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
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Hotel Figueroa
4.5 out of 5
939 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA
The price is CA $203 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
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LEVEL Los Angeles Downtown - South Olive
LEVEL Los Angeles Downtown - South Olive
4.5 out of 5
888 S. Olive St, Los Angeles, CA
The price is CA $335 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
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JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
4.5 out of 5
900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
The price is CA $254 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
Sheraton Grand Los Angeles
Sheraton Grand Los Angeles
4 out of 5
711 S Hope St, Los Angeles, CA
The price is CA $162 per night from Mar 19 to Mar 20
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Courtyard Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
Courtyard Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
3.5 out of 5
901 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
The price is CA $172 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5
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