Ritz-Carlton (left) and JW Marriott (right)
overlooking Nokia Plaza at L.A. Live
($$$) 900 W Olympic Blvd. Newly-opened luxury hotel overlooking L.A. Live, Staples Center and Nokia Theatre, the hotel offers breathtaking views of downtown Los Angeles. Rooftop pool, plus on-site restaurants and entertainment. Rooms are well-appointed with features and amenities. Large rooms and suites, ranging in size from 450 to 1200 square feet. The building is 54 stories tall although many of the floors are private residences.
($$$) 900 W Olympic Blvd. Adjoining the Ritz-Carlton and sharing the same address, JW Marriott offers comparable luxury. Gain access to the 8,000 square-foot full-service Ritz Carlton Spa, rooftop pool, plus casual and fine dining options. The hotel features well-appointed guest rooms and large suites.
333 S Figueroa St. The Marriott Los Angeles downtown stands in the heart of the financial district close to major corporate offices, the Pacific Stock Exchange, Convention Center and Staples Center. The 14-story hotel links to the World Trade Center via a second-floor walkway and the YMCA for tennis, racquetball, basketball, fitness classes and swimming. (1.1 mi from Convention Center)
($$) 251 S Olive St. The architecturally sophisticated Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza stands against a backdrop of high-rise offices, historic buildings and bustling thoroughfares. This property lies adjacent to California Plaza's Corporate Towers near the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA Grand Avenue). Cultural events are held at the Los Angeles Civic Center, located one-half mile away. The Omni is very close to Angels Flight Railway and Angel's Knoll park, which was the location for scenes in the movie "(500) Days of Summer" (a marker indicates the bench used by characters Tom and Summer, and is a popular spot for photos of couples). The hotel is walking distance from Disney Hall and the Performing Arts Center. (1.2 mi from Convention Center)
($$) 404 S Figueroa St. Full-service hotel that is conveniently located for transportation to conventions and events. The hotel straddles Flower and Figueroa Streets, which offer the easiest access to and from Staples Center and the LA Convention Center (they are both one-way streets). The hotel is also very convenient to the 110 freeway onramps. The 7th Street Metro Station is just two blocks away, where you can catch the Red Line train to Hollywood Boulevard and Universal Studios. It is connected to the World Trade Center and two blocks from the Pacific Stock Exchange. Multi-room suites are available.
Book online or call 888-878-6079
- this station is a hub for several routes: the Red Line train takes you to Hollywood Boulevard and Universal Studios, or other spots in downtown. The Metro Express Line 460 bus goes to Knott's Berry Farm and Disneyland. Santa Monica Blue Bus #10 takes you to Santa Monica Pier, the 3rd Street Promenade and Santa Monica Place. Metro Rapid 720 bus takes you to Museum Row on Miracle Mile, Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Westwood and the Santa Monica Pier. Metro rail Blue Line gets you to Long Beach in less than one hour.
Ritz Milner, Downtown Los Angeles
($$) 813 South Flower Street. This hotel is in a convenient location! Less than a 5-minute walk to 7th Street Metro Station. About 5 minutes to a Metro Rapid 720 bus stop. Staples Center, L.A. Live, and Nokia Theatre are less than ten minutes walking distance. The LA Convention Center is about a 15-minute walk. There is a 24-hour IHOP restaurant across the street. [Complimentary Internet Access; Complimentary Breakfast; Guided Tour Pickup]
($$) 1020 South Figueroa Street. Very convenient to L.A. Live, Staples Center, Nokia Theatre and the Convention Center (less than 5-minute walk to each). About 5-10 minutes from 7th Street Metro Station, whether you walk or take a bus. [Complimentary Internet Access; Complimentary Breakfast; Guided Tour Pickup]
($$) 431 West 7th Street. 5-minute walk to 7th Street / Metro Center; Santa Monica #10 bus stop is nearby; State-of-the-art athletic and spa facilities; On-site restaurants; Large covered swimming pool. [Complimentary Internet Access; Complimentary Breakfast]
($$) 930 Wilshire Boulevard. Less than 5-minute walk to 7th Street Metro Center; Santa Monica #10 bus stop is about 5 minutes away. Large rooms; Free use of Gold's Gym next door; Directly across from two shopping centers; Five on-site restaurants and bars; Babysitting service. [Complimentary Internet Access; Complimentary Newspaper; Meeting Facilities; Guided Tour Pickup]
($$) 819 South Flower Street. Less than 5-minute walk to 7th Street Metro Center; Santa Monica #10 bus stop is about 5 minutes away. $12 per night hotel service fee includes high-speed internet, local-long distance calls, bottled water, in-room coffee, morning newspaper in the lobby, and Golds Gym access. [Internet Access; Guided Tour Pickup]
Book online or call 888-878-6079
Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles
($$) 506 S Grand Ave. The historic Millennium Biltmore hotel is a full-service, luxury hotel located across the street from Pershing Square Metro Station on Olive Street. With its distinctive grand entrance, luxury appointments and 70,000 square feet of meeting space, this hotel would be a very impressive location to hold your exhibition, meeting, reunion or get together. Options include grand ballrooms (such as the Biltmore Bowl which hosted eight Academy Award Ceremonies in the 1930s and '40s). (0.9 mi from Convention Center)
($$) 535 South Grand Ave. Rooftop swimming pool; Nice hotel and rooms at a reasonable price. Less than a 5-minute walk to Pershing Square Metro Station. A Metro Rapid 720 bus stop is across the street. Staples Center is a 15-minute walk or 10-minute bus ride. Disney Concert Hall is a 10-minute walk away. [Internet Access; Guided Tour Pickup]
($$) 328 E 1st St. The Miyako Hotel Los Angeles, located in the Little Tokyo Sector of Los Angeles, is a contemporary hotel just one-half block from the Japanese American National Museum and one block from the Museum of Contemporary Art at the Geffen. Staples Center, Dodger Stadium and the Los Angeles Convention Center are within three miles of the Hotel. (1.6 mi from Convention Center)
($$) 120 S Los Angeles St. Located in Little Tokyo District, adjacent to Weller Court Shopping Center. The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel is within walking distance from the Japanese American National Museum, Little Tokyo shopping, City Hall, the Los Angeles Civic Center, and five blocks from Union Station. For concerts, theatre, sporting events and conventions, these venues are located only minutes the hotel: Staples Center, the Convention Center, Nokia Theatre, Orpheum Theatre, Disney Concert Hall and Dodger Stadium. (1.5 mi from Convention Center)
Book online or call 888-878-6079
- hotels west of downtown generally cost a little less than those that are in downtown. You might need to drive a couple extra minutes to get downtown, but you'll save money here.
Ramada Limited, near Downtown Los Angeles
($$) 611 S Westlake Ave. The five-story, 67-room Ramada features complimentary executive continental breakfasts, business and fitness centers, in-room coffeemakers and modem lines. Free shuttle to LA Convention Center. >5-minutes walk from Westlake/McArthur Park Metro station where the Red Line train can quickly take you to Hollywood, Universal Studios, Union Station and other destinations. (1.2 mi from Convention Center)
($) 1904 W Olympic Blvd. The Rodeway Inn Convention Center is located one mile from Staples Center and the Los Angeles Convention Center. The hotel features complimentary Continental breakfast, a business center and an outdoor pool (seasonal). The guestrooms offer microwave ovens, cable television and coffeemakers. (0.9 mi from Convention Center)
($) 1901 W Olympic Blvd. The guest rooms are very well appointed and features a full range of comforts and amenities. Thoughtful amenities include coffee makers, direct dial telephones and cable TVs. Handicapped-accessible rooms are available upon request. (0.9 mi from Convention Center)
($) 141 N Alvarado St. This two-story hotel provides 74 guestrooms, each with complimentary high-speed internet access, refrigerator, and cable TV with premium channels. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, 24-hour front desk and on-site parking. a complimentary continental breakfast is provided each morning. Several dining options are available within the surrounding area. (1.7 mi from Convention Center)
($) 1255 W Temple Street The Knights Inn Los Angeles, just north of downtown Los Angeles is located near popular California attractions and sports arenas. Dodger Stadium is less than one-half mile north of the property. (1.8 mi from Convention Center)
The Dixie Hollywood
A list of hotels and motels that are in between downtown Los Angeles and the Hollywood Boulevard Entertainment District, near MTA Metro Red Line train stations. The rates are lower here and you can easily take the Red Line train to Hollywood & Highland, Universal Studios, and downtown Los Angeles.
$ = under $100 * $$ = $100 to $200 * $$$ = Over $200 per night