Los Angeles City and Hotels Guide
Home to Hollywood and Venice Beach, Los Angeles city is the third-richest city in the world. From business and entertainment to food and technology, the City of Angels has it all. While the entire world knows of Los Angeles as the “Entertainment Capital of the World”, there is much more to this beautiful city than just film stars and movies.
As you walk around Los Angeles, you see culture and heritage in every element. Heavy traffic gives way to fantastic shopping boulevards while restaurants, serving food from all over the world, line these fantastic streets.
Wherever you go in Los Angeles, there is entertainment, fun and excitement – something that will keep you running long after your batteries’ run out.
As far as sunshine is concerned, Los Angeles gets plenty of it. The average temperature, in summers, hits a high of around 320C while the nights are excellent (just around 180C). In the coldest months, the heat hits upto 230C while the nights fall into the late single-digits.
The best time to be in Los Angeles is all year round because the weather is just fantastic. Winters are slightly wetter, so if you’re looking for beach-time, winters might be disappointing.
There are a plethora of theatres, shows and halls that host almost all kinds of performers and films every single day. Not a day goes by when there isn’t something happening in the city of Los Angeles. Los Angeles city is home to over 1,000 performing arts groups delivering almost 1,100 annual theatrical productions a year as well as over 21 openings every week.
Los Angeles also boasts of over 840 museums and art galleries, more per capita than any other city in the world. The Downtown Art Walk is a paradise for art lovers while those in love with performing arts have the whole city at their beck & call.
Sights & Sounds
If you are looking for something more than just art & culture, there is plenty to keep you busy. Los Angeles offers restaurants and food like you cannot imagine. The options are incredible – from spicy Mexican magic to Italian Bistros and French Cafes – the city has it all.
For sports fans, there is a fantastic opportunity to catch baseball, basketball, soccer and even Ice Hockey action while they are in town. Los Angeles city has six teams in the major leagues in each of these sports, even though it is the largest city to be missing a football team. No matter how many times you may visit this fantastic city, there is always something new and exciting waiting for you Los Angeles.
Popular Hotels in Los Angeles City
Best Western Sunset Plaza
Moments away from Universal Studios, Rodeo Drive, Disneyland and the Santa Monica Boulevard, the Best Western Sunset Plaza is located in the city centre, offering easy access to the airport as well as public transportation.
The hotel offers complimentary breakfast (continental cuisine) to all its guests along with unrestricted access to the outdoor swimming pool and courtyard. The hotel also offers discounted tickets, to its guests, for various events in the Los Angeles area.
Smack in the middle of a busy tourist section, the Best Western Sunset Plaza is not just known for its fantastic service, but also for the host of eateries that line its streets. Add a large business & conference facility and what you have is the perfect blend of business & pleasure.
Crowne Plaza Beverly Hills Hotel
That is what the Crowne Plaza Beverly Hills Hotel has to offer. Fantastic, uninterrupted access to some of the biggest landmarks in the city, the hotel is centrally located, giving great access to the Los Angeles way of life.
The hotel offers excellent business facilities as well as pool-side dining, a fantastic blend of two different ways of life. There are spa services and a fitness centre for tourists to really take some time off and tend to themselves.
If you’re not looking to head out to those fantastic sights, of Los Angeles, just a few minutes around it, then you can always enjoy the massive outdoor heated pool or hotel gift shop. Minutes from the Los Angeles way of life, the Crowne Plaza Beverly Hills Hotel is all about living in the lap of luxury.
Holiday Inn Universal Studios
Location, location, location – that is what the Holiday Inn Universal Studios is all about. Situated a stone’s throw from all the biggest movie studios that Hollywood has to offer, the Holiday Inn Universal Studios is surely the place to be for movie buffs.
Whether you choose to stand and stare at the massive Hollywood sign or simply walk over for some shopping and a fantastic meal at the City Walk, the Holiday Inn Universal Studios has it all.
Drive down to the Kodak Theatre, head out to Sunset Boulevard or just walk down to the Travel Town Museum – all a cinch when staying at this fantastic hotel. Fully-loaded rooms invite guests to experience the hotel’s wonderful restaurant, coffee house and lounge & bar.
If you’re there on business, exploit the state-of-the-art business centre and meeting facilities for all your business needs. And then there’s the fabulous fitness centre, the swimming pool, tennis courts and a magnificent sauna to drain away that work-day pressure.
So the next time you’re in the Los Angeles city, don’t forget to wash your worries away at the Holiday Inn Universal Studios.