West HollywoodUnited States of America

4.4/5Top Destination

Visit West Hollywood for art galleries and iconic nightspots. Admire public artworks as you shop in a large outdoor mall. This area is also known for its famous bars and music venues, including The Viper Room and the House of Blues, which closed after 21 years on the Strip.

Attend a range of festivals and events throughout the year, including One City One Pride in May. Visit the hangouts of Hollywood celebrities, such as Formosa Café.

Admire the bright colorful billboards on the Sunset Strip. This iconic 1.5-mile (2.4-kilometer) section of Sunset Boulevard stretches between West Hollywood’s east and west borders. People-watch in famous bars and restaurants and wander along the strip and enjoy the atmosphere.

Enjoy alfresco dining at the Sunset Plaza. This area on the Sunset Strip is known for its retail stores, beauty salons and cafés. Shop for fine jewelry and high-end clothing in a boutique fashion store. Treat yourself to a massage or manicure in a salon.

See the Schindler House, a building designed by the famous architect Rudolph Schindler. This house was built as an experiment in communal living and completed in the early 20th century. The building is considered a masterpiece of early modern architecture and now houses the MAK Center for Art and Architecture.

Discover ambitious and thought-provoking artwork in numerous art galleries including De Re Gallery, Gallery Go and 101/exhibit.

Explore the West Hollywood Design District for some of the best shopping in the city. Admire work from international fashion designers in beautiful shopfronts. This tree-lined district is known for its concentration of more than 300 high-end stores and its influence on international design.

Find West Hollywood about 12 miles (19 kilometers) from Los Angeles International airport. The city features a wide range of luxurious boutique hotels and less expensive inns.

If traveling in late October, be sure to attend West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval, one of the largest Halloween street parties in the United States.

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Shopping, Dining and Bars

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Where to stay in West Hollywood

Hollywood
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Hollywood

Known for Entertainment, Theatres, Opera Houses

4/5(213 reviews)

Spot movie stars and experience the glamour of show business at the legendary home of the American motion picture industry.

Top hotels in West Hollywood

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
1 Hotel West Hollywood
1 Hotel West Hollywood
5 out of 5
8490 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA
NZ$511
per night
27 Oct. - 28 Oct.

Located in the heart of West Hollywood, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Sunset Strip and Whiskey a Go Go. Melrose Avenue and Beverly Center Shopping ...

4.4/5Excellent! (72 reviews)

"Stylish hotel in great location. Everything you could want"…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2019

1 Hotel West Hollywood
Ramada Plaza by Wyndham West Hollywood Hotel & Suites
Ramada Plaza by Wyndham West Hollywood Hotel & Suites
3 out of 5
8585 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA
NZ$341
per night
28 Oct. - 29 Oct.

Located in Norma Triangle, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Melrose Avenue, Sunset Strip and Whiskey a Go Go. Beverly Center Shopping Mall and Cedars-Sinai ...

3.7/5Good! (2,194 reviews)

"I don't mind being assigned the Room for Disabled Guests, however the shower was too complicated. Thus, I finally gave up without showering. Upon checking out, the Front Desk very gladly offered to come to room at assist next time."…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct. 2019

Ramada Plaza by Wyndham West Hollywood Hotel & Suites
Mondrian Los Angeles
Mondrian Los Angeles
4.5 out of 5
8440 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA
NZ$612
per night
19 Nov. - 20 Nov.

Located in the heart of West Hollywood, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Sunset Strip and Whiskey a Go Go. Melrose Avenue and Beverly Center Shopping ...

4/5Very Good! (2,003 reviews)

"Great location. Great sized rooms. Split wifi option seems a little dated for a hotel brand such as this in 2019!"…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct. 2019

Mondrian Los Angeles

Popular activities in West Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood™
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Universal Studios Hollywood™

4.5/5(128 reviews)

A star-studded venue which is part film and TV studio, part entertainment complex and part amusement park for three-times the fun.

Santa Monica Pier
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Santa Monica Pier

4.5/5(220 reviews)

Head to this century-old sun-baked attraction which has plenty of quirky beachside kitsch, a boardwalk ambience and a heady carnival atmosphere.

Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Hollywood Walk of Fame

4/5(203 reviews)

A trip to LA wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Tinseltown’s star-studded tribute to the movers and shakers of the entertainment industry.

Top activities in West Hollywood

Los Angeles & Hollywood Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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Los Angeles & Hollywood Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

NZ$78

Discover the very best of Los Angeles on an unlimited hop-on hop-off bus tour. With a 24, 48 or 72 hour pass, you'll explore all of the key landmarks in your own time.

TMZ Celebrity Tour
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TMZ Celebrity Tour

NZ$82

Immerse yourself in the world of TMZ on a tour of celebrity hotspots in Hollywood, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. Ride in a custom-designed bus with hilarious TMZ guides direct from TMZ on TV, to discover where the biggest stars go to eat, shop, party, and play.

Hollywood VIP Day Tour from Las Vegas
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Hollywood VIP Day Tour from Las Vegas

NZ$380

See the most famous sights in Hollywood on an all-day tour from Las Vegas. Stroll among the stars at the Hollywood Walk of Fame, take in the sand and surf at Santa Monica Beach, and view the mansions of the rich and famous in Beverly Hills all in one day.

Hollywood Bike Adventure
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Hollywood Bike Adventure

NZ$87

This is the Ultimate Hollywood Experience that leaves no sights unseen… and you'll be capturing it all for your Instagram!. Pedal your way to more than 20 of Tinseltown's hot spots as you glide through the streets of Hollywood on the original eco-friendly tour vehicle: the bicycle.

2-Hour Custom Private Tour of Beverly Hills and Hollywood
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2-Hour Custom Private Tour of Beverly Hills and Hollywood

NZ$95

If you are short on time and really want the essence of Los Angeles, this 2-hour overview will accomplish just that. With a drive through Melrose Avenue, we will make our way into Hollywood to see the last of the major studios still in the area.

Beverly Hills + West Hollywood Celebrity Bike Tour
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Beverly Hills + West Hollywood Celebrity Bike Tour

NZ$87

Take this 2.5-hour epic bike tour to experience (and to Instagram) all the best West Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Bel Air have to offer! Beverly Hills is the best area to bike in LA, and we can't wait to show you the most exciting parts of it.

Reviews of West Hollywood

4.4

Top Destination

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4 - Good 32.35294117647059%
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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

20 Oct. 2019

Loved the shopping & restaurants

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

14 Oct. 2019

Love it.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

22 Sep. 2019

On the sunset strip was good, when you get around walk of fame area was very smelly and unfortunately lots of homeless people and people trying to sell you stuff.

5/5 - Excellent

Olivia

23 Jul. 2019

West Hollywood is the best place to stay in LA. There is always something happening and a lot of restaurants and bars.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

14 Jul. 2019

Great for interior design fans

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

4 Jul. 2019

Love the area. Central to all we needed.

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