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West Hollywood, CA
Travel Guide

Recognized as a creative and artistic hub, this historic Californian city has many famous areas, including the Sunset Strip.

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.

Where to stay in 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
The price is ¥13,234 per night from May 18 to May 19
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! (1,205 reviews)
"Superb Front Desk & Housekeeping. Nice pool. Great location. Good value."

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

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
The price is ¥26,727 per night from Apr 19 to Apr 20
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 ...
3.9/5Very Good! (228 reviews)
"Great staff, beautiful venue in a prime location for walking to restaurants, perfect for a weekend stay!"

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Mondrian Los Angeles
Best Western Plus Sunset Plaza Hotel
Best Western Plus Sunset Plaza Hotel
3.5 out of 5
8400 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA
The price is ¥20,253 per night from Apr 19 to Apr 20
Situated in West Hollywood, this golf hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Sunset Strip, Melrose Avenue, and Whiskey a Go Go. Beverly Center Shopping Mall and Cedars-Sinai ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (972 reviews)
"I loved the Mediterranean styling of the property and the updated bathroom"

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2021

Best Western Plus Sunset Plaza Hotel
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.
Palihouse West Hollywood
Palihouse West Hollywood
4 out of 5
8465 Holloway Dr, West Hollywood, CA
Located in Norma Triangle, this romantic aparthotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Sunset Strip and within 3 mi (5 km) of The Groundlings and Rodeo Drive. Hollywood ...
4.2/5Excellent! (247 reviews)
Love :)
"What an awesome stay!! Very clean, staff was so very kind. The location was perfect!!"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Palihouse West Hollywood
New Listingmodern Villa Haslam With Pool and Spa
New Listingmodern Villa Haslam With Pool and Spa
West Hollywood, CA
Located in Hollywood Hills, this villa is within 3 mi (5 km) of Sunset Strip, Melrose Avenue, and Whiskey a Go Go. Beverly Center Shopping Mall and Cedars-Sinai ...
New Listingmodern Villa Haslam With Pool and Spa
Villa Frankline
Villa Frankline
3.5 out of 5
8445 franklin av, West Hollywood, CA
Located in Hollywood Hills West, this villa is within 2 mi (3 km) of Sunset Strip, Melrose Avenue, and Whiskey a Go Go. TCL Chinese Theatre and Dolby Theater ...
Villa Frankline
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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