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At first glance, LA may appear to be off-limits for the budget traveler. Guess again. Whether you're strolling Sunset Strip or soaking up rays on Santa Monica Pier, the beauty of a Los Angeles vacation lies in the people-watching. Forget hours inside museums, LA is all about the Angelenos – the ones who have made their mark on the past, and the ones still dreaming of making their marks on the future.

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Historic Mayfair Hotel

2 stars
2.7 / 5 104 reviews
The charming Historic Mayfair Hotel is ideally positioned in the heart of Los Angeles just few blocks from the Los Angeles Convention Center, Staples Center, Nokia Theater, USC, Business and financial Center, Jewelry District, Fashion District, China Town, Little Tokyo, Korean Town, Courthouse, Music Center, Walt Disney Music Center, Macy Shopping Mall, dodger Stadium and Natrual Science Museum . Easy access to Hollywood, Beverly Hill, Universal Studio , Santa Monica, Venice Beach by Metro Train, Bus or car. Corporate offices are within 2 miles. Los Angeles Police Headquarter, Mayor office, Los Angeles Court House, Immigration Office, Good Samaritan Hospital, St. Vincent Hospital.Financial offices such as Ernst and Young, Price Water House, Deloitte, KPMG, Bank of America, Capital, Chase Bank, Wellsfargo, Union Bank, Citibank.Lawyers nearby are O'Melveny and Meyers, Latham and Watkins, Gibson Dunn and Crutcher. The Mayfair Hotel is completely non-smoking. If a guest chooses to smoke inside the room, a cleaning fee will be assessed and charged to the guest. Refrigerators are offered, based on availability, for a fee. If a guest would like to request a refrigerator for their stay, the additional fee can be paid directly at the Hotel. Once again, this is based upon availability and requests cannot be guaranteed. Children 12 years of age and younger may stay free with a parent in the same room, using existing bedding. Any person older than the age of 12 years will be regarded as an adult and be charged as such. BREAKFAST BUFFET at the CELEBRITY RESTAURANT Hours: M - F: 6:30 AM - 10:30 AM SAT - SUN: 6:30 AM - 11:00 AM $12.95 Per Person *Includes applicable taxes and gratuity Parking fee is fourteen ($14) dollars a day plus tax. Minimum age required to do the check-in at the hotel is 21 years old. Check-in: 3:00 PM Check-out: 12:00 PM (Noon)
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The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles

4 stars
4.1 / 5 302 reviews
Downtown iconic landmark satisfies both business and leisure travelers This landmark hotel, located in downtown L.A., gives guests central access to the city's major attractions, beaches and corporate offices. Full-service business facilities and 110,000 square feet of event space cater to the most demanding executive travelers. Pleasure seekers will find shopping and dining plentiful, as the central atrium houses 42 shops and restaurants. L.A. Prime boasts fine steakhouse dining, while the 35th floor's BonaVista Lounge provides exquisite cocktails to match the revolving panoramic view. Highlights 110,000 square feet of convention space, the most of any Los Angeles hotelConvention downtown location makes all city points accessibleRevolving cocktail lounge BonaVista Lounge offers spectacular panoramas RoomsWestin's signature Heavenly Beds and Heavenly Showers, available in all guest rooms, ensures rest and restoration. All standard guest rooms and suites also offer floor-to-ceiling windows, 37-inch TVs with premium cable and on-demand movies and Wi-Fi access (fee applies). FeaturesWith its 110,000 square feet of convention space, this landmark is the largest among L.A.'s executive class hotels. A full-service business center and dedicated event specialists are among many features tailored to business needs and the hosting of successful events.Guests enjoy health and beauty treatments at the Bonaventure Spa or a power workout at the Westin Workout Gym, featuring an indoor jogging track and outdoor swimming pool. Shopper indulge at the 42 shops and restaurants in the central atrium.Settle into a fine meal at the L.A. Prime steakhouse, serving premium beef and seafood. The 35th floor's revolving BonaVista Lounge serves a spectacular view along with its cocktails. Transportation7th Street Metro Station (4 blocks) Union Station (3 miles)Bob Hope Airport (16 miles)Los Angeles International Airport (17 miles) AttractionsMuseum of Contemporary Art (6 blocks)Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History (4 mi/7 km)Griffith Park & Observatory (5.5 mi/9 km)Grauman's Chinese Theatre & Hollywood Walk of Fame (6 mi/10 km) Page Museum & La Brea Tar Pits (6 mi/10 km) Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens (7 mi/11 km) Business110,000 square feet of meeting spaceDedicated exhibit spaceDedicated Executive Meeting SpecialistBusiness centerWi-Fi Internet access (fee applies)
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Hotel Angeleno

4 stars
3.8 / 5 135 reviews
Retro-modern landmark combines sleek amenities with exciting locale This landmark boutique hotel combines vintage modern design with contemporary amenities and an ultra-convenient location. Celebrate the best of California with the on-site West Restaurant that serves braised pork, lobster macaroni, stuffed quail, farmers market salad, and freshly picked vegetables matched with a glass of local wine. Excellent shopping, dining and sightseeing in Westwood Village, Rodeo Drive and Third Street Promenade are all only short drives away. The Getty and Hammer Museums are minutes away, while the sunny pleasures of Santa Monica, the glamour of Hollywood and the thrills of Universal Studios Hollywood are easily accessible via nearby freeways. Highlights West Restaurant & Lounge offers spectacular penthouse viewsUltra-convenient location, close to Beverly Hills, UCLA, Santa Monica and Sunset StripSleek, contemporary rooms with complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms and public areas RoomsThe Hotel Angeleno's 208 guest rooms -- including its three one-bedroom suites -- come with private balconies and elegant urban-chic decor. Rooms are furnished with either a king bed or two double beds, and each features the hotel's signature bed, It's All About the Bed, complete with pillow-top mattresses, plush duvets and down pillows. Additional amenities include 30-inch HDTVs with HBO and on-demand movies, CD player, complimentary Wi-Fi and ergonomic workstations. Features West Restaurant and Lounge offers sumptuous specialties, a warm ambiance and spectacular panoramic city views. Guests here can unwind with exceptional cocktails, wines and eclectic live and DJ-hosted music. The Angeleno Cafe offers fresh on-the-go pastries and coffee. And each evening, the Hotel Angeleno hosts a free wine hour for guests. A cozy fireplace and the adjacent outdoor heated pool offer opportunities for recreation and relaxation. The fitness center allows guests to stay on top of their exercise regimen. Transportation Complimentary shuttle service to UCLA and destinations within a three-mile radiusLos Angeles International Airport (16 mi/25 km)Bob Hope Airport (17 mi/27 km) Attractions J. Paul Getty Museum (2.5 mi/4 km)Rodeo Drive/Beverly Hills (5.5 mi/9 km)Santa Monica Pier & Third Street Promenade (8 mi/13 km)Los Angeles County Museum of Art (10 mi/16 km)Universal Studios Hollywood Theme Park (15 mi/24 km)Grauman's Chinese Theatre & Hollywood Walk of Fame (16.5 mi/26 km) Business Business center3,500 square feet of meeting and event spaceMeeting rooms offer spectacular panoramic views
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Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel

4 stars
3.9 / 5 341 reviews
Work and play in stylish comfort at this choice L.A. airport hotel Guests of this elegant executive-class hotel benefit from stylish comforts, state-of-the-art business and recreational facilities and a bounty of irresistible dining options. Beachside attractions, Beverly Hills shopping, arts & culture destinations, Hollywood sights and Disneyland are all conveniently accessible from the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel's central location. A 24-hour LAX shuttle service takes the worry out of getting to and from the airport. Highlights Convenient central location close to LAX, freeways and major city and beachside attractionsNewly renovated, elegantly appointed guest rooms with Sheraton Sleeper bedsFitness center with outdoor heated pool and whirlpool Rooms Each of the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel's 802 spacious guest rooms, including 50 Club Level Rooms and 88 Executive Suites, are designed and decorated with a refined, cosmopolitan feel and feature plush Sheraton Sleeper beds.  Guest rooms come with either a king bed or two queen beds, cable TV, in-room movies and video games and high-speed Internet (fees apply). Club Level Room guests enjoy complimentary continental breakfast as well as hors d'oeuvres and cocktails in the Club Level Lounge. Luxury Suites are also available for guests wishing additional living space and amenities. Features The elegantly appointed, cosmopolitan Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel combines refined urban accommodations with the warm, welcoming intimacy of a small hotel. Amenities and services cater to both leisure and business travelers alike. Ample meeting rooms, state-of-the-art facilities, a 24-hour business center and a cutting-edge fitness center and heated outdoor pool are all on hand to serve guests' needs. An in-house Starbucks, the Brasserie cafe and its excellent California cuisine and the delectable Italian concoctions at Paparazzi all present a variety of on-the-go and fine-dining options. The hotel's proximity to major freeways affords smooth access to L.A. and vicinity's major attractions. Transportation Complimentary LAX airport shuttleLos Angeles International Airport (less than 1 mile)Long Beach Airport (15 miles)Union Station (14 miles) Attractions Santa Monica Beach & Third Street Promenade (6 mi/9.6 km)Venice Beach (6 mi/9.6 km)Griffith Park & Observatory (15 mi/24.1 km)J. Paul Getty Museum (16 mi/25.7 km)California Science Center (17 mi/27.3 km)Aquarium of the Pacific (21 mi/33.8 km)Disneyland (29 mi/46.6 km) Business 24-hour business center47 meeting roomsOn-site meeting consultants
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Stay on Main

2 stars
2.8 / 5 153 reviews
Dynamic downtown hotel is city's gateway with affordable comfort Sporting a cool, colorful style, Stay appeals to all travelers looking to save money on accommodations without compromising on comfort. A variety of guest-room and pricing options fits any budget, while handy amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and iPod dockings stations in each room add to the appeal. The downtown location means many of L.A.'s prime attractions are walkable or easily accessible via the nearby Metro or freeways. The trendiest downtown eateries and bars are also short walks away. Highlights Complimentary Wi-Fi in all guest rooms and public areasConvenient downtown location means an abundance of nearby dining, shopping and recreationMetro Stations, Union Station and freeways all nearby Location Guests will find a wealth of attractions, from downtown L.A.'s heritage buildings, Little Tokyo and Chinatown to the Museum of Contemporary Art and Walt Disney Concert Hall, all within walking distance. Two Metro stations are only blocks away, putting Universal Studios, Miracle Mile and Hollywood within easy reach, while the nearby 110 and I-5 freeways allow connectivity to all of greater L.A.'s destinations. Rooms Stay's 138 guest rooms come in various types. Guests can choose from rooms with private baths and with queen, twin or bunk beds. The same bed options are available for rooms with shared baths located down the hall. All rooms are equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi access, iPod docking stations and flat-screen TVs. Guests enjoy 300-count bed sheets and European bath and body essentials. Features This boutique hotel caters to anyone looking for friendly, functional accommodations at a budget price. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in all public areas. To satisfy every hunger and thirst, there is an abundance of the trendiest bars and restaurants within walking distance. The nearby fashion and arts districts offer fantastic shopping and gallery-hopping opportunities. Transportation Closest Metro Stations: Pershing Square (5 blocks) & 7th Street/Metro Center (1 mi/1.5 km)Los Angeles International Airport (19 mi/30 km)Bob Hope Airport (15 mi/25 km) Attractions Museum of Contemporary Art (1 mi/1.5 km)Walt Disney Concert Hall (1 mi/1.5 km)Griffith Park & Observatory (8 mi/13 km)Grauman's Chinese Theatre & Hollywood Walk of Fame (8 mki/13 km)Universal Studios Hollywood Theme Park (11 mi/18 km)Santa Monica Pier & Third Street Promenade (16 mi/26 km)
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York Los Angeles Mon, Dec 8 - Thu, Dec 11 $297
Chicago Los Angeles Mon, Dec 8 - Wed, Dec 10 $206
Washington DC Los Angeles Wed, Dec 10 - Wed, Jan 7 $300
Atlanta Los Angeles Wed, Dec 10 - Fri, Dec 12 $241
Dallas Los Angeles Wed, Dec 10 - Sat, Dec 13 $148
Boston Los Angeles Mon, Dec 8 - Mon, Dec 15 $350
Newark Los Angeles Thu, Jan 8 - Tue, Jan 20 $332
Seattle Los Angeles Wed, Jan 14 - Wed, Jan 21 $189
Honolulu Los Angeles Mon, Dec 8 - Tue, Dec 9 $457
San Francisco Los Angeles Sat, Jan 17 - Sat, Jan 24 $135
Baltimore Los Angeles Mon, Jan 12 - Mon, Jan 19 $363
Fort Lauderdale Los Angeles Fri, Jan 23 - Mon, Feb 2 $247
Denver Los Angeles Fri, Dec 12 - Tue, Dec 16 $122
Philadelphia Los Angeles Fri, Jan 16 - Sat, Jan 24 $343
Orlando Los Angeles Fri, Jan 16 - Sat, Jan 24 $338
Detroit Los Angeles Mon, Dec 8 - Fri, Dec 12 $217
Guadalajara Los Angeles Mon, Jan 19 - Mon, Jan 26 $407
Houston Los Angeles Tue, Dec 9 - Fri, Dec 12 $147
Mexico City Los Angeles Fri, Jan 16 - Mon, Jan 26 $472
Minneapolis Los Angeles Tue, Dec 9 - Wed, Dec 10 $167
Raleigh Los Angeles Mon, Dec 1 - Mon, Dec 8 Check rates
Miami Los Angeles Tue, Jan 20 - Tue, Jan 27 $335
Portland Los Angeles Wed, Dec 10 - Thu, Dec 11 $200
Charlotte Los Angeles Thu, Jan 8 - Thu, Jan 15 $459
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Best time to take a vacation to Los Angeles

  • Best Time to Go

    Los Angeles is known for its year-round warm temperatures, but the ideal time for travelers to plan Los Angeles vacations is during the late fall. In November, the city is relatively smog-free and clear, which offers perfect weather for outdoor excursions and tours. In late summer, hotel rates are quite expensive due to the large number of tourists who come to the area, so the best time to reserve Los Angeles travel accommodations is fall or winter when rates are more affordable. Many of the city’s annual events are held in May, including the Valley Greek Festival and Earth Day WorldFest.

Insider tips for Los Angeles travel

  • Hollyhock House

    Book a public tour of the Hollyhock House, a private residence designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

  • San Gabriel Mission

    Plan a trip to the San Gabriel Mission, a massive church dating back to the late 18th century.

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art

    Tour the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, which offers a “Pay What You Want” admission special after 5 p.m. every day.

  • Griffith Park

    Visit Griffith Park, an outdoor green space home to hiking trails, children’s train rides, and the Los Angeles Zoo.

  • Off the Wall

    Enjoy the vintage Hollywood memorabilia at Off the Wall, a novelty museum located on Melrose Avenue.

Los Angeles highlights

  • Los Angeles highlights
  • Griffith Park Observatory

    When people talk about seeing the stars and heavenly bodies on their Los Angeles travels, they're rarely thinking astronomy. To see stellar bodies that have aged naturally, head to Griffith Park Observatory. Entry is free, but for an extra treat you can pay just $7 (even less for students, kids and seniors) for entry to the Samuel Oschin Planetarium.

  • Venice Beach Boardwalk

    If strutting your stuff was an art form, Venice Beach Boardwalk would be a world-class museum. For the cost of a hot dog and a beer, you can spend an afternoon of your Los Angeles vacation watching characters play out their dramas, comedies or action films … at least the ones they're starring in inside their heads.

  • Getty Center

    This museum is famous for a few reasons. Firstly, the art collection is incredible, featuring everything from manuscripts and photographs to paintings and sculptures. Secondly, since the Centre is nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains, the view takes in the LA skyline, the ocean and the Bernardino Mountains. Add to this the fact that entry is free and you've got yourself a date on your Los Angeles vacation.

  • Hollywood Forever Cemetery

    If you're into Old Hollywood, it doesn't get much older than those stars already six feet under – many of whom are resting in peace at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Throughout the summer, patrons can enjoy classic films under the stars. Check out Cinespia's website for show times and details.

  • La Brea Tar Pits

    Forget Jurassic Park – the La Brea Tar Pits are the real deal, with over three million fossils. The pits contain woolly mammoths, saber-toothed tigers and ground sloths that were trapped in the asphalt that's been leaking out of the ground for the past 40,000 years. The exterior of the pits is free to the public, but for a small fee (under $10) you can head into the complex and learn all about the process.

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