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From the playful to the reflective, the artistic to the outlandish, Los Angeles city breaks offer it all – with nowhere more so than the lively land of Hollywood.
With a winning combination of gorgeous green parkland, sizzling sunshine and glorious beaches, you’ll find a wealth of areas to relax in – whether that means lingering over a cocktail on golden sands or taking a brief rest stop in the park before heading downtown to make the most of the shopping and dining opportunities on offer.
The Hollywood sign is likely to be a lasting image on your break to The City of Angels, evoking a sense of glamour and excess for holidaymakers that flock there. Hotels near Hollywood will put you within reaching distance of huge tourist attractions as well as Tinseltown itself. Tread in the footsteps of your favourite film stars or bask in the endless sunshine on the beach – you’re sure to find an excellent range of Hollywood hotels to cater for all tastes.
From the Boulevard to the Beaches
Booking into one of the excellent hotels near Hollywood is perfect for visitors looking to gain easy access to the area’s main tourist attractions. If you’re lucky, you might even be able to catch a fleeting glimpse of the Hollywood sign from your hotel room. Venture out to the Walk of Fame to spot famous names or measure your hands against the imprint of your favourite stars on the Forecourt of the Stars on Hollywood Boulevard.
For those seeking an adrenaline rush away from Hollywood hotels, Universal Studios provides the ideal spot for children to expend their energy on lengthy afternoons. Land yourself at the heart of the action in this vibrant theme park – where you can stumble across Hogwarts magical school or find yourself on a hair-raising adventure in the middle of Ancient Egypt.
Los Angeles city breaks are not without a dose of beachside relaxation and the iconic Venice Beach is where you’ll find a unique spirit not captured elsewhere. One of Los Angeles most famed sites; you’ll be immersed in its busying atmosphere complete with body builders and street performers – the perfect setting for a quiet dose of sunbathing or a lingering cocktail.
If you find yourself tiring of the sands, perhaps Los Angeles’ green open spaces are worth exploring. Griffith Park is the ideal place for hiking and biking, while Runyon Canyon Park is a sedate spot for a casual stroll and picnics with a view. This natural beauty extends to The Getty Center, with a vibrant art museum taking place in its outdoor gardens. One of the most prominent galleries in the United States, it features a wealth of work – from Van Gogh to Monet, offering a dose of culture to your city and beach break.