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Los Angeles, CA
Travel Guide

Los Angeles which includes a sunset, a city and landscape views

The beaches of Santa Monica, boutiques along Beverly Hills’ tree-lined boulevards, and Universal Studios’ movie sets set the scene for a perfect West Coast break.

Beneath the iconic “Hollywood” sign, Los Angeles sprawls out over 4,061 square miles (10,518 square kilometers). More than 80 neighborhoods spread up into the mountains, through bustling city blocks and down to the ocean.

Wealth and glamour reign in upscale areas like Bel Air and Beverly Hills, while eccentricity rules in Venice Beach. In the hills high above the city, art and architecture are on display at the Getty Center. For science and history buffs, there’s astronomy at the Griffith Observatory, prehistoric remains at the La Brea Tar Pits and a naval monument at the USS Iowa. A carnival atmosphere pervades Santa Monica Pier, and life beneath the water is the ticket at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

Universal Studios is a good place to see big names in film and television hard at work. You might also see a celebrity practicing retail therapy at the designer boutiques of Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive. Take a stroll along the Hollywood Walk of Fame, where the biggest stars of stage and screen have been immortalized with brass plaques on the sidewalk.

Despite the red carpets, velvet ropes and shiny limousines that seem synonymous with the city today, LA has lived through many guises since Mexican settlers founded it in 1781. Once a dusty cattle settlement, the city was at the heart of the gold and oil rushes in the 1840s and ’50s. In the early 1900s, major film studios arrived and the outback town began its evolution into the entertainment capital of the world.

To get a true sense of the city’s past and present, try and cover all bases with studio tours and beach trips, museum visits and fine dining. Even if you don’t sight a major celebrity, you’ll find Los Angeles a star in its own right.

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Where to stay in Los Angeles

Hilton Los Angeles Airport
Hilton Los Angeles Airport
4 out of 5
5711 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
The price is NT$2,964 per night from May 16 to May 16
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Toyota Sports Center and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Los Angeles Forum. Hollywood Park Casino is 2.4 mi ...
3.8/5Good! (3,962 reviews)
"Love the balconies."

Reviewed on 2021/5/6

Hilton Los Angeles Airport
Loews Hollywood Hotel
Loews Hollywood Hotel
4 out of 5
1755 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
The price is NT$5,844 per night from May 16 to May 16
This family-friendly Los Angeles hotel is located in the historical district, just steps from Hollywood Wax Museum and Hollywood and Highland Center. Dolby Theater ...
4.4/5Excellent! (2,518 reviews)
"Everything was great. Stayed in the Capitol King. View was awesome. Bed was comfortable. Although for the price you would think you would get a fridge and or microwave but other than that I have no complaints. Very clean. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Valet was fast and convenient. The hotel ..."

Reviewed on 2021/5/6

Loews Hollywood Hotel
The Westin Los Angeles Airport
The Westin Los Angeles Airport
4 out of 5
5400 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
The price is NT$2,391 per night from May 30 to May 30
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 2 mi (3.2 km) from Hollywood Park Casino and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Los Angeles Forum. Loyola Marymount University and ...
4.1/5Very Good! (2,554 reviews)
"I thought that the staff was very friendly and helpful."

Reviewed on 2021/5/6

The Westin Los Angeles Airport
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
HYATT house Los Angeles LAX/Manhattan Beach
HYATT house Los Angeles LAX/Manhattan Beach
3 out of 5
810 S Douglas St, El Segundo, CA
The price is NT$3,791 per night from May 13 to May 13
Located in Lairport, this aparthotel is 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from Redondo Beach Pier and within 12 mi (20 km) of Los Angeles Forum and Sony Pictures Studios. Venice ...
4.3/5Excellent! (1,985 reviews)
"Good location, could use a little updating but appeared well kept. There is no elevator"

Reviewed on 2021/4/14

HYATT house Los Angeles LAX/Manhattan Beach
Ginosi Metropolitan Apartel
Ginosi Metropolitan Apartel
3 out of 5
5825 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
The price is NT$3,748 per night from May 10 to May 10
Located in Hollywood, this aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of Hollywood Palladium and Pantages Theatre. Melrose Avenue and Hollywood and Vine are also ...
3.6/5Good! (245 reviews)
"Customer service would have a bit of an attitude when speaking with them. First room i was assigned by my time of check in there was still someone occupying it how do they not keep track of this. Luckily i was assigned another room right away. aside from that i had no other complaints from the apartment ..."

Reviewed on 2021/5/5

Ginosi Metropolitan Apartel
Ayres Suites Diamond Bar
Ayres Suites Diamond Bar
3 out of 5
21951 Golden Springs Dr, Diamond Bar, CA
The price is NT$3,120 per night from May 16 to May 16
Located in the heart of Diamond Bar, this golf aparthotel is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Steep Canyon Trailhead and 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Royal Vista Golf Club. California ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,370 reviews)
"The hotel was nice and clean everyone was helpful there is onsite free parking which was great. The room was nice and clean one of the beds was really squeaky and made noise every time you moved. The room amenities in terms of toiletries were horrible. I think its great that they offer a free breakfast ..."

Reviewed on 2021/4/30

Ayres Suites Diamond Bar
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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