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West Hollywood

Recognized as a creative and artistic hub, this historic Californian city has many famous areas, including the Sunset Strip.

Visit West Hollywood for art galleries and iconic nightspots. Admire public artworks as you shop in a large outdoor mall. This area is also known for its famous bars and music venues, including The Viper Room and the House of Blues, which closed after 21 years on the Strip.

Attend a range of festivals and events throughout the year, including One City One Pride in May. Visit the hangouts of Hollywood celebrities, such as Formosa Café.

Admire the bright colorful billboards on the Sunset Strip. This iconic 1.5-mile (2.4-kilometer) section of Sunset Boulevard stretches between West Hollywood’s east and west borders. People-watch in famous bars and restaurants and wander along the strip and enjoy the atmosphere.

Enjoy alfresco dining at the Sunset Plaza. This area on the Sunset Strip is known for its retail stores, beauty salons and cafés. Shop for fine jewelry and high-end clothing in a boutique fashion store. Treat yourself to a massage or manicure in a salon.

See the Schindler House, a building designed by the famous architect Rudolph Schindler. This house was built as an experiment in communal living and completed in the early 20th century. The building is considered a masterpiece of early modern architecture and now houses the MAK Center for Art and Architecture.

Discover ambitious and thought-provoking artwork in numerous art galleries including De Re Gallery, Gallery Go and 101/exhibit.

Explore the West Hollywood Design District for some of the best shopping in the city. Admire work from international fashion designers in beautiful shopfronts. This tree-lined district is known for its concentration of more than 300 high-end stores and its influence on international design.

Find West Hollywood about 12 miles (19 kilometers) from Los Angeles International airport. The city features a wide range of luxurious boutique hotels and less expensive inns.

If traveling in late October, be sure to attend West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval, one of the largest Halloween street parties in the United States.

Where to stay in West Hollywood

Fairfax District, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Fairfax District

4.5/5Wonderful!(6 area reviews)

Fairfax District is beloved for its popular shops. Take some time to explore sights in the area like The Grove and Melrose Avenue.

Fairfax District
Hollywood Hills West, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Hollywood Hills West

While visiting Hollywood Hills West, you might make a stop by sights like Sunset Strip and Runyon Canyon Park.

Hollywood Hills West
Beverly Grove, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Beverly Grove

4/5Very Good!(7 area reviews)

While visiting Beverly Grove, you might make a stop by sights like Melrose Avenue and Beverly Center Shopping Mall.

Beverly Grove
Norma Triangle, West Hollywood, California, United States of America

Norma Triangle

4.5/5Wonderful!(11 area reviews)

While there might not be top attractions in Norma Triangle, you can explore the larger area and discover places like Sunset Strip and Whiskey a Go Go.

Norma Triangle
Melrose Avenue showing shopping, fashion and signage

Melrose

If you're spending some time in Melrose, Melrose Avenue and The Groundlings are top sights worth seeing.

Melrose

Top hotels in West Hollywood

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Andaz West Hollywood - a concept by Hyatt
Andaz West Hollywood - a concept by Hyatt
4 out of 5
8401 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA
The price is £208 per night

Located in the heart of West Hollywood, this romantic hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from The Comedy Store, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Beverly Center Shopping Mall ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (990 reviews)

"Cost and quality are both great, recommend if you're looking for a nice affordable getaway."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2020

Andaz West Hollywood - a concept by Hyatt
Ramada Plaza by Wyndham West Hollywood Hotel & Suites
Ramada Plaza by Wyndham West Hollywood Hotel & Suites
3 out of 5
8585 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA
The price is £127 per night

Located in Norma Triangle, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Melrose Avenue, Sunset Strip and Whiskey a Go Go. Beverly Center Shopping Mall and Cedars-Sinai ...

3.8/5Good! (1,382 reviews)

"The staff were courteous and efficient. The room was clean and comfortable. They are also very conveniently located near to Cedars-Sinai. There is a Trader Joe's next door, a Sprouts across the street , and a Starbucks on the corner."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Ramada Plaza by Wyndham West Hollywood Hotel & Suites
 The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills
The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills
5 out of 5
1020 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA
The price is £325 per night

Located in Norma Triangle, this luxury hotel is steps away from Whiskey a Go Go and Sunset Strip. Melrose Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard are also within 2 miles ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (995 reviews)

"Check in was fantastic, friendly staff across the property, large clean rooms, thoughtful and thorough COVID-19 precautions, quick responses, enjoyable food and cocktails, convenient valet service. Overall a lovely experience."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2020

The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills

Popular places to visit in West Hollywood

Sunset Strip
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Sunset Strip

4/5(29 reviews)

You can enjoy some retail therapy when you visit Sunset Strip, a popular shopping spot in West Hollywood. Discover the area's beautiful sunsets and top-notch restaurants.

Whiskey a Go Go
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Whiskey a Go Go

Enjoy a performance or just snap a photo at Whiskey a Go Go, a popular theatre in West Hollywood. Attend a sporting event or simply enjoy the top-notch restaurants while you're in the area.

MOCA Pacific Design Center
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MOCA Pacific Design Center

You can spend an afternoon browsing the exhibits at MOCA Pacific Design Center during your travels in West Hollywood. Attend a sporting event or simply enjoy the top-notch restaurants while you're in the area.

MAK Center for Art and Architecture
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MAK Center for Art and Architecture

You can spend time exploring the galleries in MAK Center for Art and Architecture during your trip to West Hollywood. Attend a sporting event or simply enjoy the top-notch restaurants while you're in the area.

Universal Studios Hollywood™
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Universal Studios Hollywood™

4.5/5(110 reviews)

Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood experience!

Venice Beach
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Venice Beach

4/5(149 reviews)

Bronze your body and rub shoulders with body builders and wacky performers at Los Angeles’ quirky urban shoreline, a colorful escape from the city.

Top things to do in West Hollywood

Discover Los Angeles & Hollywood: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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Discover Los Angeles & Hollywood: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

£50
Per adult
74% of travellers recommend
Beverly Hills Celebrity Bike Tour on Electric Bicycles
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Beverly Hills Celebrity Bike Tour on Electric Bicycles

£63
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
LA in a Day Bike Adventure
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LA in a Day Bike Adventure

£127
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
Hop-On Hop-Off Los Angeles -Hollywood, Beverly Hills & More.
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Hop-On Hop-Off Los Angeles -Hollywood, Beverly Hills & More.

£31
Per adult
Hollywood Behind-the-Scenes Tour
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Hollywood Behind-the-Scenes Tour

£21
Per adult
86% of travellers recommend
Go Legendary Custom Outdoor Adventure [Private Tour]
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Go Legendary Custom Outdoor Adventure [Private Tour]

£126
Per adult

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