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
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £69 per night from 1 Sep to 2 Sep
Stay at this business-friendly motel in Inglewood. Enjoy free WiFi, a free airport shuttle and on-site parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the overall ...
3.4/5 (1,381 reviews)
Served My Purpose
"It was more than I expected from a motel 6. I received a wellness call during my stay. The floor had a funny but bearable odor. Overall the motel served every need that was important to me. Thanks for leaving the light on and providing me a ride to the airport. The security made me feel safe as well ..."

Reviewed on 7 Aug 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 £139 per night from 1 Sep to 2 Sep
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! (3,957 reviews)
"Elevators were in poor condition and the stairs were not accessible from ground floor. I would have liked to be able to use the stairs."

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2022

Sonesta Los Angeles Airport LAX
Loews Hollywood Hotel
Loews Hollywood Hotel
4 out of 5
1755 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90028
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £262 per night from 1 Sep to 2 Sep
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly hotel in Los Angeles. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (2,565 reviews)
"Great hotel. Great location."

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2022

Loews Hollywood Hotel
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Sonder Lüm
Sonder Lüm
3.5 out of 5
3900 West Century Boulevard, Inglewood, CA, 90303
The price is £109 per night from 15 Aug to 16 Aug
Stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel in Inglewood. Enjoy free WiFi, a fitness centre and valet parking. Popular attractions SoFi Stadium and Kia Forum are located ...
3.3/5 (41 reviews)
"Attended a concert at SoFi Stadium and the hotel was within walking distance. Room was clean and comfortable"

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2022

Sonder Lüm
Sonesta ES Suites Torrance Redondo Beach
Sonesta ES Suites Torrance Redondo Beach
3 out of 5
19901 Prairie Ave, Torrance, CA, 90503
The price is £166 per night from 21 Aug to 22 Aug
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Torrance. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,533 reviews)
"Comfortable stay. Has everything you need. Breakfast gets a bit monotonous but still good value."

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2022

Sonesta ES Suites Torrance Redondo Beach
TownePlace Suites Los Angeles LAX/Manhattan Beach
TownePlace Suites Los Angeles LAX/Manhattan Beach
2.5 out of 5
14400 Aviation Blvd, Hawthorne, CA, 90250
The price is £116 per night from 6 Sep to 7 Sep
Stay at this business-friendly aparthotel in Hawthorne. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and a 24-hour fitness centre. Our guests praise the comfy beds and the ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (345 reviews)
"The service was excellent and flexible. It made our family feel right at home. It was walking distance from enough amenities, allowing us to fully benefit from the small kitchen. The daily breakfasts were always well stocked with a good variety of items. The comfy sitting areas around the pool were ..."

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2022

TownePlace Suites Los Angeles LAX/Manhattan Beach
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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