Destination guide

Lively Westwood will entice you

Take a holiday to Westwood and enjoy the area's museums, live music and art galleries. This city's sporting events, bars and university setting draw many visitors. J. Paul Getty Museum and Sony Pictures Studios are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Westwood

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Westwood a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sony Pictures Studios (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Santa Monica Pier (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Warner Brothers Studio (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • NBC Studios (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • 20th Century Fox Studio (2 mi / 3.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Westwood

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Westwood is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Venice Beach (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Griffith Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Will Rogers Memorial Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Beverly Gardens Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Franklin Canyon Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Westwood

The nearest airport is in Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal), located 3.4 mi (5.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), which is 8.7 mi (13.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Westwood?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,016 holiday lettings near Westwood. From 428 Flats to 375 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Westwood is on HomeAway.

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

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 Westwood:

  • Hollywood Hills: 1,755 holiday homes
  • Venice: 709 holiday homes
  • Silver Lake: 446 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 329 holiday homes
  • Hollywood Hills West: 1,733 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 Westwood?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Westwood. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • University of California Los Angeles: 3,722 holiday lettings
  • Fowler Museum: 5,772 holiday lettings
  • Los Angeles National Cemetery: 5,740 holiday lettings
  • Hammer Museum: 5,727 holiday lettings
  • Venice Beach: 5,672 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Westwood listed on HomeAway 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 Westwood?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 428 Flats in Westwood. Our other popular types of Westwood holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 375 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 39 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 31 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Westwood?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 299 holiday homes with pool available in Westwood. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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