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Universal City

Travel Guide
Universal Studios Hollywood® which includes a city, rides and signage

Tour film sets, get chased by dinosaurs, cast magical spells and enjoy many other activities in the home of a major film studio in Los Angeles.

Discover Hollywood glamour, film history and endless entertainment in Universal City. Located in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, this area is home to one of the world’s major film studios.

See movie magic come to life at Universal Studios Hollywood®. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of one of Hollywood’s longest operating film studios. On a Studio Tour, visit 13 blocks of studio lots where some of the world’s most famous movies were made. Dodge King Kong in 3-D, check out the eerie Bates Motel from Psycho, explore Wisteria Lane from Desperate Housewives and watch for Jaws under the water. Films and television shows may be filming during your visit. See moviemaking in the moonlight during a Nighttime Studio Tour.

Immerse yourself in the magic of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter™. Discover the secrets of Hogwarts™ castle or purchase a personalized wand in Hogsmeade™ village. See the mythical hippogriff and join it for a thrilling ride.

Enjoy movie-themed thrills at the many rides in Universal Studios. Sit in the splash zone at WaterWorld®. See unbelievable stunts on Jet Skis and even a seaplane crash landing. Escape from dinosaurs in Jurassic Park® - The Ride, including a massive Tyrannosaurus rex. See stuntmen in action and meet favorite movie characters in the park’s many other features.

Within the three-block radius of Universal CityWalk Hollywood, enjoy myriad shopping, dining and entertainment options. See an IMAX® film at the large movie theater. Get your thrills at the indoor skydiving center. Enjoy the sunny California weather as you browse the shops or have a meal along the promenade.

Visit Universal City throughout the year. Save money and ensure speedy entry to some Universal Studios Hollywood’s star attractions, like The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, by purchasing tickets in advance. Plenty of parking is available along with city Metro access. Hop on the complimentary Universal Studios shuttle to safely and conveniently travel between CityWalk and Universal Studios.

Sheraton Universal Hotel
Sheraton Universal Hotel
4 out of 5
333 Universal Hollywood Drive, Universal City, CA
The price is NZ$345 per night from 4 Aug. to 4 Aug.
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Universal Studios Hollywood, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Warner Brothers Studio and Hollywood Bowl. ...
4.1/5Very Good! (1,745 reviews)
"Great service"

Reviewed on 22 Jul. 2021

Sheraton Universal Hotel
Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City
Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City
4 out of 5
555 Universal Hollywood Dr, Universal City, CA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$349 per night from 22 Aug. to 22 Aug.
Situated in the entertainment district, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal CityWalk. Warner Brothers Studio and ...
4.3/5Excellent! (2,356 reviews)
"Great location if you're visiting Universal Studios. If you get a room with a Universal view you may get to see a few free shows"

Reviewed on 22 Jul. 2021

Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City
Loews Hollywood Hotel
Loews Hollywood Hotel
4 out of 5
1755 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
The price is NZ$397 per night from 11 Aug. to 11 Aug.
This family-friendly Los Angeles hotel is located in the historical district, just steps away from Hollywood Wax Museum and Hollywood and Highland Center. Dolby ...
4.4/5Excellent! (2,678 reviews)
"The hotel was super convenient for us to see the Hollywood sites. It was clean, beautiful and the staff was amazingly friendly."

Reviewed on 22 Jul. 2021

Loews Hollywood Hotel
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Heaven on Hollywood Furnished Apts-Vine
Heaven on Hollywood Furnished Apts-Vine
4 out of 5
Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA
Located in Hollywood, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Hollywood and Vine, Hollywood Palladium and Pantages Theatre. Hollywood Walk of Fame and Dolby ...
4/5Very Good! (98 reviews)
"Great view and location, reserved parking spot in garage. The floor was filthy when we arrived and we had to mop it down. Our 9-month old son crawling around had black knees and palms. Pretty gross. Furniture is pretty cheap, some of it damaged."

Reviewed on 17 Jul. 2021

Heaven on Hollywood Furnished Apts-Vine
Heaven on Hollywood Boulevard Furnished Apartments
Heaven on Hollywood Boulevard Furnished Apartments
4 out of 5
Hollywood Boulevard & North La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Located in Hollywood, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of TCL Chinese Theatre, Dolby Theater and Hollywood and Highland Center. Hollywood Walk of Fame ...
4.2/5Very Good! (191 reviews)
Covid travel
"It was very clean with secure parking."

Reviewed on 1 May 2020

Heaven on Hollywood Boulevard Furnished Apartments
Sycamore Villa
Sycamore Villa
4.5 out of 5
307 S Sycamore Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Located in Greater Wilshire - Hancock Park, this luxury villa is within 2 mi (3 km) of The Grove, La Brea Tar Pits, and Melrose Avenue. Los Angeles County Museum ...
Sycamore Villa
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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