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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Hollywood
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Hollywood

Entertainment, Theatres, Opera Houses

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

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Top hotels in West Hollywood

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Ramada Plaza by Wyndham West Hollywood Hotel & Suites
3 out of 5
8585 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood
NZ$323/night
21 Jul. - 22 Jul.
3.7/5Good! (2,217 reviews)

"Sand in sheets when we checked in. TV did not work for 2 of 3 days. Front Desk failed to fix until we made a final demand"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jul. 2019

Ramada Plaza by Wyndham West Hollywood Hotel & Suites
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1 Hotel West Hollywood
5 out of 5
8490 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood
NZ$690/night
28 Jul. - 29 Jul.
4.9/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)

"I love that it had a sustainability concept. I have never experienced this before."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jul. 2019

1 Hotel West Hollywood
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Mondrian Los Angeles
4.5 out of 5
8440 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood
NZ$648/night
29 Jul. - 30 Jul.
4/5Very Good! (1,985 reviews)

"Only downside was the club at the pool. They have music until 2 am. The staff does warn you about it, however, I don’t think you know whay"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jul. 2019

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Venice Beach
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Venice Beach

Top up your tan while you watch body builders and colourful performers doing their stuff along Los Angeles’ quirky urban shoreline, a great escape from the city.

Staples Center
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Staples Center

This multipurpose sports arena has hosted some of the world’s biggest musical acts and is home to two National Basketball Association teams.

Top activities in West Hollywood

Disneyland® Resort Tickets
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Disneyland® Resort Tickets

NZ$418

Magical kingdoms and storybook fairy tales come to life before your eyes at Disneyland® Resort Theme Parks. Discover for yourself why Disney's enchanting Disneyland® Park is one of the happiest places on earth, and see your favorite stories become reality at Disney California Adventure® Park.

Universal Studios HollywoodTM Admission
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Universal Studios HollywoodTM Admission

NZ$186

Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood experience, and enjoy all of the thrills, laughter and wonder with a 1-day General Admission Ticket to Universal Studios HollywoodTM! With General Admission, you can check out the world-famous Studio Tour in California and explore the largest working movie studio in the world! Cast spells throughout The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM, and soar over HogwartsTM castle in Harry Potter and the Forbidden JourneyTM.

Six Flags Magic Mountain One-Day General Admission
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Six Flags Magic Mountain One-Day General Admission

NZ$104

Six Flags Magic Mountain is known as the “Thrill Capital of the World,” the 260-acre theme park features 19 world-class roller coasters and over 100 rides, games and attractions for the entire family.

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
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Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood

NZ$103

NOW OPEN: See the real sets from The Big Bang Theory Explore where Hollywood is made. Go behind the lens and discover the secrets of movie making magic. Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood brings you closer to the entertainment you love.

Universal Studios HollywoodTM VIP Tickets with Priority Pass
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Universal Studios HollywoodTM VIP Tickets with Priority Pass

NZ$611

Your exclusive access to Hollywood awaits. Immerse yourself in a full day of moviemaking magic with an expert guide as you discover a side of Universal Studios HollywoodTM the general public doesn’t get to see. You’ll receive exclusive access to Backlot sets not open to the general public.

Santa Monica & Venice Beach Segway Tour
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Santa Monica & Venice Beach Segway Tour

NZ$222

Hit the beach in futuristic-style as you cruise around Santa Monica and Venice Beach on an easy-to-use Segway. With a knowledgeable guide to lead you between each stop, learn about the this oceanfront community's creative past and visit iconic sites like Muscle Beach & Santa Monica Pier.

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