Need help on selecting Los Angeles hotels

Jan 23rd, 2004, 03:41 PM
  #1  
A_M
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 1
Need help on selecting Los Angeles hotels

My wife & I are going to LA in March for a couple of days. Does anyone have any suggestions for a nice hotel? We hope to spend less than $100 per night. We planning to visit Rodeo Dr., Beverly Hills, Hollywood, NBC studios, etc.
A_M is offline  
Jan 23rd, 2004, 03:49 PM
  #2  
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 5,379
"Nice hotel"? In a desirable part of town, that will be VERY hard to find at $100 a night. LA is still a popular tourist destination, and priced accordingly.

Having said that, the nicer hotels around LAX are competitively priced. But you will absolutely require a car. And you will spend most of your time away from the hotel.

The (bizarrely-named) Farmer's Daughter Motel, on Fairfax across from CBS Television City, might hit that price point, and it's actually not a bad little motel.

But you will find nothing nice in Santa Monica or most of the Westside. Some hotels in Beverly Hills are dealing, so you may luck out. West Hollywood? Focus on properties on Sunset-- the ones on Santa Monica Blvd are pretty gnarly.
rjw_lgb_ca is offline  
Jan 23rd, 2004, 04:11 PM
  #3  
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 13
I stayed at the Crowne Plaza Beverly Hills. It is actually on the border of LA and Beverly Hills but the Hotel is good value we paid $94 per room per night. It is about 4 or five blocks to Rodeo Drive. LA blocks so about a 30 minute walk. There are lots of restaurants within 10-15 mins. The hotel has a concierge for arranging tours and I found everyone very helpful. Overall we had a good experience and the location was convenient to the sights you want to see. Rooms are clean and spacious. Have fun. Go to the hotels web site for the best deals. http://www.ichotelsgroup.com
anne321 is offline  
Jan 23rd, 2004, 06:41 PM
  #4  
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 5,760
Rates fluctuate according to dates...but I'd splurge and go for the Sunset Plaza. Not too far over your budget considering that breakfast is included.

www.sunsetplazahotel.com
tracys2cents is offline  
Jan 23rd, 2004, 06:46 PM
  #5  
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 3,994
rjw - the "Farmer's Daughter" is across the street from the "Farmer's Market". Not so strange after all!
Iregeo is offline  
Jan 23rd, 2004, 06:57 PM
  #6  
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 5,379
Iregeo, I *know* that.... But you have to admit the name "Farmer's Daughter" has an interesting double meaning...!
rjw_lgb_ca is offline  
Jan 23rd, 2004, 08:03 PM
  #7  
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 1,189
I got rates at both the Park Hyatt and Century Plaza Century City (both right next to Beverly Hills) for $94 and $98 in December. Had to go thru Priceline to get those rates, but was obviously worth it.
travleis is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Original Poster
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Howie
United States
12
Jun 10th, 2005 10:24 PM
cabello
United States
4
Apr 30th, 2005 06:14 PM
beachgirl86
United States
6
Apr 29th, 2004 11:30 AM
Davelw
United States
14
Aug 21st, 2003 07:07 PM
Greg
United States
9
May 30th, 2002 09:25 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy -

FODOR'S VIDEO

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 03:19 PM.