Destination guide

Lively Downtown Los Angeles will entice you

Take a holiday to Downtown Los Angeles and enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and architecture. Well known for its art, museums and skyscrapers, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. For a bit of culture, visit Walt Disney Concert Hall, Microsoft Theater or California Science Center. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Downtown Los Angeles

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Downtown Los Angeles a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Warner Brothers Studio (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Sony Pictures Studios (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Santa Monica Pier (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • NBC Studios (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Raleigh Studio Hollywood (4.3 mi / 6.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Los Angeles

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Downtown Los Angeles is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Venice Beach (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Griffith Park (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Pershing Square (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • MacArthur Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Los Angeles State Historic Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Downtown Los Angeles

Fly into Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal), the closest airport, located 10 mi (16.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), which is 11.2 mi (18.1 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Los Angeles Union Station. You can get around Downtown Los Angeles by jumping on the metro at Pershing Square Station, 7th Street - Metro Center Station or Civic Center Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Downtown?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 204 holiday lettings around Downtown. From 177 flats & apartments to 7 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Hollywood Hills: 824 holiday homes
  • Hollywood: 458 holiday homes
  • Venice: 375 holiday homes
  • Silver Lake: 202 holiday homes
  • Bel Air: 337 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Staples Center: 3,167 holiday lettings
  • Los Angeles Convention Center: 3,181 holiday lettings
  • Los Angeles Flower District: 3,366 holiday lettings
  • L.A. Live: 3,163 holiday lettings
  • Microsoft Theater: 3,167 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Downtown?

Yes, of course. offers 177 Flats in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 183 self catering accommodations
  • Apartment: 165 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 59 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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