Where to stay in Hollywood is never an easy decision when so many options are available. We have made some tough choices to bring you the best of the best and only those luxury hotels, boutique hotels and cheap hotels (near the Walk of Fame Hollywood Boulevard) have been considered most essential via expert recommendations. After long review and research, we have hand selected our top 12 most essential Hollywood hotels—the kind of places where you can live up the luxury, glitz and glam of Hollywood, or experience the Hollywood nightlife on a budget. Whether you want to stay high or low, gawk at celebrities, relax, or just crash, we've got you covered.
Just 2 blocks from Hollywood Boulevard and the well-known Walk of Fame, this hotel offers warmly decorated rooms with free Wi-Fi and a cable TV. It features an outdoor pool and on-site restaurant. A refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker are provided in each spacious room at the Best Western Hollywood Plaza Inn. All rooms are warmly decorated and include a seating area. On-site dining for breakfast and dinner is available at the Spice Café, featuring America cuisine. Free access to the outdoor jacuzzi is offered to all guests, and poolside seating is available on the sun deck. A concierge and car rental services are offered at the 24/7 front desk. The Best Western Hollywood Plaza Inn is located at 2011 North Highland Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90068.
This modern budget hotel is a 14-minute walk from the Hollywood Walk of Fame and 2.5 miles from the Paramount Pictures Studios. The contemporary rooms feature desks and flat-screen TVs with premium cable, plus mini-fridges and coffeemakers. There's also free WiFi and high-pressure shower heads in the bathrooms, while kids 19 and under stay free with an adult. Suites add separate living spaces, dining tables and kitchenettes. Amenities include a free hot breakfast bar, an outdoor pool and a gym. There's also a business center and paid parking. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites is located at 1921 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068.
Focused service hotel within walking distance of major attractions, featuring outdoor pool, restaurant, bar and Hi-Speed Internet Access. Business Center, Fitness center on site as well as Restaurant and Bar, with outdoor patio.This hotel was renovated in 2012 and opened as a Hilton Garden Inn. Nestled near the Hollywood hills, this hotel is a convenient location near the Hollywood Walk of Fame and many local tourist attractions. Easy to get to all that Hollywood has to offer and there are many local restaurants, shops and sight-seeing tours. Rooms have one king or two queen beds with 37" TV, high speed internet. Pool, Fitness Center and Business center on-site. Hilton Family of Brands. The Hilton Garden Inn Hollywood is located at 2005 Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90068.
Located .5 miles from the TCL Chinese Theater, this hip, casual boutique hotel is an 8-minute walk from the Hollywood/Highland metro station, providing access to Universal Studios Hollywood and Downtown LA. The stylish, contemporary rooms come standard with wood-paneled floors, work desks, mini-fridges, microwaves and flat-screen TVs. Suites offer separate living areas with leather couches. Covered parking is provided for a fee and WiFi is free throughout. The BLVD Hotel & Suites Hollywood is located at 2010 Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90068.
In the heart of Hollywood, this California hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Famous Walk of Fame and the Hollywood/Highland Underground. All guest rooms include free Wi-Fi. Each comfortably furnished room at the Hollywood Motel 6 features a flat-screen TV with extended cable channels. All air-conditioned rooms include a work desk and a private bathroom. Offering all non-smoking facilities, the Motel 6 Hollywood provides a 24-hour front desk. Guests can enjoy free morning coffee in the lobby. This hotel is about a 5-minute walk from a variety of attractions including Dolby Theatre, TCL Theatre and the Hollywood Wax Museum. Universal Studios Hollywood is 3 miles away. Motel 6 Hollywood is located at 1738 North Whitley Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90028.
This no-frills motel near the Hollywood Freeway is 1 mile from bustling Hollywood Boulevard and 3 miles from Universal Studios. The modern rooms sleep from 1 to 4 guests and have en suite bathrooms. In-room amenities include microwaves, TVs and fridges. WiFi is free throughout the hotel. There is also complimentary breakfast of coffee and donuts and on-site parking. The Best Inn Hollywood is located at 1822 North Cahuenga Boulevard Hollywood, CA 90028.
This sleek hotel is a 2-minute walk from the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a 4-minute walk from the TCL Chinese Theatre. The sophisticated rooms feature modern furnishings and desks, plus free WiFi, iPod docks, 37-inch flat-screen TVs and Keurig coffeemakers. Some rooms offer views of the Los Angeles skyline or the Hollywood Hills. Suites add sitting areas, and some have separate living rooms with wet bars. Amenities include a 5th-story heated outdoor pool with poolside cabanas, a fitness center and a spa. There's also a stylish restaurant and a cocktail bar, plus a 24-hour business center and 77,000 sq ft of meeting space.The Loews Hollywood Hotel is located at 1755 Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028.
Since its renovation in 2005, the Roosevelt has been most famous for hosting Lindsay and The Hills women at the poolside Tropicana Bar, but it's really classic old Hollywood--it was built in the 1920s by a group including Mary Pickford and Louis B. Mayer and hosted the first-ever Academy Awards. Now managed by Thompson Hotels, the Roosevelt has 300 rooms and an astounding number of trendy hotels and bars, including Teddy's, Library Bar, the Spare Room, and Beacher's Madhouse. The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel is located at 7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028.
W Hollywood is one of hottest locales in the heart of Hollywood. In the W Hollywood, every guest gets their moment on the red carpet, strut down the catwalk or time in the spotlight. The mix of classic chic with modern glitz and glamour makes the W the perfect nightlife location. W Hollywood Hotel is located at 6250 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028.
This all-suite boutique hotel on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is 3 minutes from a subway station and about a mile from TCL Chinese Theatre. Whimsical suites with up to 2 bedrooms offer old-school accents such as record players, plus free WiFi, flat-screen TVs and full kitchens. Other amenities include stocked bars and private patios or balconies. In-room spa services (fee), 24-hour dining and fitness classes are also available. Among the free perks are a car service and passes to a nearby gym. A lush on-site restaurant serves Middle Eastern cuisine, and a stylish indoor-outdoor cocktail lounge features leather chairs and a pool table. The Redbury is located at 1717 Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA 90028.
Here's a tip for getting into the wonderful, members-only Magic Castle: stay at the Magic Castle Hotel next door. It's cute, moderately-priced, convenient to the madness on Hollywood Boulevard, and most importantly, it gets you into the Magic Castle. The Magic Castle Hotel is located at 7025 Franklin Ave, Hollywood, CA 90028.
Built in 1926 and once visited by Marilyn Monroe and James Dean, this low-key hotel with an unassuming exterior is a 6-minute walk from the Hollywood/Vine subway station and a 7-minute walk from the art deco Pantages Theatre. Straightforward, air-conditioned rooms with en suite baths and laid-back decor offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs, plus ceiling fans, microwaves and mini-fridges. Amenities include free continental breakfast and an on-site laundry room (surcharge). Adjacent to the hotel, there's a Mediterranean-inspired eatery with a Moroccan-themed lounge and a dance floor. The Hotel Hollywood is located at 6364 Yucca Street, Hollywood, CA 90028.
Below is the best selection of cheap accommodation in Los Angeles near the Walk of Fame Hollywood Boulevard. If you are traveling on a budget or back packing a visit to the USA, Hollywood hostels are great options for where to stay in Hollywood. For something different stay in hostels in LA in the famous areas of Hollywood, and then explore Los Angeles nightclubs and Hollywood nightlife. Whether you are an experienced backpacker or simply just looking for a room for the night, our choice of Hollywood hostels will suit you. Hollywood hostels offer the most social accommodations if your goal is to meet like minded travelers.
If you are coming to Los Angeles to see Hollywood nightlife, go to nightclubs and fine restaurants, see TV shows being taped and see movie stars' homes, then staying in the heart of Hollywood is your best bet. This is the area around Hollywood and Highland where you will find the famous Grauman's Chinese Theatre. Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of models, movie stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day, tourists flock here from around the world to see the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close. Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night partying - the Hollywood club scene is a haven for thumping music and table-side bottle service.
This cozy hostel in a restored 1920s manor house is a 3-minute walk from Madame Tussauds Hollywood wax museum and the TCL Chinese Theatre, and a 6-minute walk from the closest subway stop. Homey dorms feature bunk beds and adjacent shared baths, while private rooms offer either en suite or shared facilities. In-room WiFi is free, but towel fees may apply. Some rooms contain antique furnishings, French doors and/or oriental rugs. Amenities include complimentary hot breakfast, laundry detergent, lockers and all-day hot beverage service. There’s also a communal kitchen, a movie lounge with a flat-screen TV, and an outdoor patio with a grill. The Orange Drive Hostel is located at 1764 North Orange Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90028.
This lively hostel a block from the Hollywood Walk of Fame is 8 minutes by foot from the closest subway station. Colorful, compact 6- or 8-bed dorms with en suite baths and backpack-size lockers feature free WiFi, and bunks with metal privacy screens containing reading lights and power outlets. Private rooms add flat-screen TVs and mini-fridges. Free perks include shuttle service to Santa Monica and Venice beaches, daily hot breakfast, coffee and tea, and tickets to area comedy shows. Guests also have access to a communal kitchen, a garden patio and a lounge with a Foosball table, plus hosted walking and limo tours, pub crawls and barbecues. The USA Hostels Hollywood is located at 1624 Schrader Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028.
The hostel is a very popular international destination in a great location; right on Hollywood Boulevard in the heart of Hollywood. You will be centrally located in Los Angeles and within walking distance of all the action and also close to the subway and bus stops to get around LA. This place was a cool Hollywood motel that has been remodeled into a colorful retro-designed hostel. Each dorm has six-to-eight beds plus private bath and each with its own kitchen (the only hostel in Los Angeles with kitchens available in our dorms). The six-bed dorms have six beds in one room, while the eight-bed dorms have four beds each across two rooms. The hostel also has colorful decor plus satellite TV with hundreds of channels. There are free lockers in every dorm as well as free linen and free luggage storage. The rooms are kept very clean according to the high standards of housekeeping. Plus we have the best private rooms of any hostel in LA and at the cheapest prices, ranging from small to deluxe with kitchens. Great for couples! The common space is fantastic, featuring a huge, warm and welcoming courtyard that has music, palm trees and a sidewalk café. We also have a billiards room with music, dancing, live music, comedy shows and karaoke stage, a movie theatre with big screen and 5.1 surround sound and a Tiki garden with sunbathing, music, refreshments and a barbeque. There is coin-operated laundry machines with free soap. There are tons of freebies for our guests, like free internet and Wi-Fi, free parking near the rooms, free breakfast, free coffee and tea all day, free barbecues, free movie nights with the latest releases, free foosball and free ping pong. The Banana Bungalow Hollywood Hostel is located at 5920 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028.
Best location in the heart of Hollywood - just in front of the Kodak Theatre! All of our rooms are clean and spacious, filled with all of the amenities you need. All dorms have only four to six beds (with two or three sets of single-sized bunk beds). There are several private rooms ranging in size to fit one to four persons (Double bed room, Twin room and Triple room). There is a kitchenette with microwave, rice cooker, refrigerators and an oven. There is also laundry facilities, a stamp machine (for those all-important postcards), a computer room with printer, hostel-wide Wi-Fi, pay phones for international calls, weekly events and information boards, and tons of men’s/ladies showers and restrooms. This hostel offers tons of free stuff - Wi-Fi, phone calls to the US and Canada, local area maps, informative fliers and coupons, linen, hand and laundry soaps, 24/7 house-keeping services, weekly walking tours, hair dryers and irons, movie nights, karaoke and pool table, plus free tea and coffee all day. Not to mention that you can leave your luggage there after you check out. And don't forget – the ideal location of this hostel provides free live views of movie premieres and the annual Academy Awards. The Hollywood Youth Hostel is located at 6820 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028.
Come end enjoy the beautiful weather here in Hollywood, and take advantage of their lower rates. 6 bed dorms are $30/night and the 4 bed dorms are $35/ night. Hollywood and Highland Metro station is one block away for easy connections to all parts of the city. The rooms have 4 and 6 beds with private bathroom (en suite). They have a Patio and television room with a 36 inch television, with a satellite dish that has hundreds of channels. They have tours of Hollywood and can help arrange airport travel. We have free breakfast and free WIFI. The check-out time is before 10 am and the front desk is open daily from 7am to midnight. However, there is no curfew here. The hostel is located walking distance from the hottest night clubs, bars and restaurants. You must be between the ages of 18-35 years of age to stay here (even if you are accompanied by parents). No refunds after check in. The Hollywood Highland Hostel Hotel is located at 7038 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028.
A 6-minute walk to the Hollywood/Vine metro station and in an area of coffeeshops, bars and concert venues, this hostel offers a shared room with 10 individual sleeping compartments or pods. Each rectangular pod sits within a couple of box frames that face each other, with pods on the top and the bottom. Each is big enough for twin- or queen- size beds, flat-screen TVs and personal LED lights; private lockers are also available. There's free WiFi throughout the building. Communal bathrooms have showers, and there's a kitchen and a computer room for guest use, plus coffee-making equipment. A same-day laundry service can be booked for a fee. PodShare Hollywood is located at 1617 Cosmo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90028.