Once a ghost town, Downtown Los Angeles is now brimming with art, tech, great cuisine, and of course booze. With a vibe more akin to Soho in the 80's with some west coast chill, studio visitors can experience the buzz of the big city while remaining less than 30 minutes from the Santa Monica Pier.
Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles opened early 2014 in the historic United Artists building in Downtown LA. Built in 1927 for the maverick film studio, the UA theater and tower stand as monuments to a group of seminal American artists pushing out on their own.
Originally constructed as the headquarters of Superior Oil, The Standard, Downtown LA is Mid-Century California architecture par excellence. Smack-dab in the center of booming Downtown Los Angeles, the 207-room hotel features massive guest rooms, a rooftop pool and bar with stunning panoramic views of LA, a rooftop beer garden serving traditional German food and beer, a stellar 24-hour restaurant, and the full-service Ping-Pong club SPiN Standard.
This sleek hotel on Bunker Hill is 0.2 miles from the Museum of Contemporary Art, and 0.3 miles from both Walt Disney Concert Hall and Pershing Square metro station. There's an upscale international restaurant/bar, plus a cafe and a coffee shop. Other amenities include an outdoor lap pool, a spa and a conference center. A fitness room and a business center are both open 24 hours.
Stay at the center of all the action in downtown Los Angeles, at The L.A. Hotel Downtown, with spacious suites fitting families or business travelers alike.
Located in a high-rise building, this hotel is a 14-minute walk from Walt Disney Concert Hall and a mile from the Los Angeles Convention Center. There are 2 restaurants, a cafe and a chic revolving cocktail lounge on the 34th floor. Other amenities include an outdoor rooftop pool, a gym with an indoor track, a spa and 110,000 sq ft of conference space.
Around the corner from the 7th Street/Metro Center Station, this modern high-rise hotel is 13 minutes' walk from the Staples Center arena. Amenities include a casual American restaurant and a lobby bar, plus a fitness center. There's valet parking (fee), as well as 26,000 sq ft of meeting space and a 24/7 business center.
This slick contemporary hotel with a glass facade is a 4-minute walk from the Staples Center arena and 1.4 miles from the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The property offers multiple dining options, including American and Asian restaurants and a bar. There's also a rooftop pool, an upscale spa and a 24/7 fitness center. Other amenities include 38 meeting rooms and a business center.
This modern hotel in Downtown is opposite the L.A. LIVE entertainment venue and a 2-minute walk from the Grammy Museum. There's a sleek restaurant with outdoor seating, and a gym.