Destination guide

The arty city of Chinatown awaits you

The area's art galleries and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Chinatown. This cosmopolitan and walkable city entices travellers with its shopping and restaurants. Citadel Outlets and Hollywood Walk of Fame are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Chinatown

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Chinatown a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Warner Brothers Studio (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Sony Pictures Studios (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Santa Monica Pier (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • NBC Studios (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Raleigh Studio Hollywood (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Chinatown

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Chinatown is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Venice Beach (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Griffith Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Los Angeles State Historic Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Pershing Square (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Echo Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Chinatown

The nearest airport is in Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal), located 11.6 mi (18.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Burbank, CA (BUR-Bob Hope), which is 11.6 mi (18.6 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Los Angeles Union Station. Catch a ride on the metro at Union Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Chinatown?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 41 holiday lettings around Chinatown. From 4 houses to 29 flats & apartments, 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 Chinatown?

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 Chinatown:

  • Hollywood Hills: 845 holiday homes
  • Hollywood: 486 holiday homes
  • Venice: 396 holiday homes
  • Silver Lake: 204 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 130 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 Chinatown? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Chinatown. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Chinese American Museum: 3,230 holiday lettings
  • Union Station: 3,224 holiday lettings
  • Los Angeles Union Station: 3,234 holiday lettings
  • Old Plaza Firehouse: 3,228 holiday lettings
  • La Placita: 3,227 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Chinatown 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 Houses in Chinatown?

Yes, of course. offers 4 Houses in Chinatown. Our other popular types of Chinatown holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 36 self catering accommodations
  • Apartment: 29 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Chinatown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in Chinatown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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