Articles Mentioning Los Angeles Hotels

6 Luxurious Hotels in Los Angeles and Their Cheaper, But Similar, Alternatives

Beach at Hotel Casa del Mar With trendy enclaves, celebrity-approved spots, and tourist epicenters, Los Angeles has a lot to offer. Throw in perfect weather, beautiful rooftop pools, Hollywood glamour, and stunning architecture, and you’ve got the ingredients for a memorable itinerary. However, as alluring as Los Angeles is, the city is also expensive —…

Where to Go for Spring Break in the U.S.

As February comes to a close, we creep closer and closer to spring break, which usually falls between March and April in the U.S. Not sure where to go? We tapped travel sites Expedia and Hipmunk, who gave us the lowdown on the most popular spring break destinations in the U.S. this year. While some…

6 Cool Hotels in Los Angeles That Should Be on Your Radar Right Now

Los Angeles is a city known for its cool credentials. After all, Hollywood is home to many A-list celebrities, plus it draws plenty of pretty young things hoping to make it big. So it’s no surprise that L.A. is a beacon for trendy things to see and do, from designer shopping on Robertson Boulevard to…

The 9 Best Los Angeles Rooftop Pools for Views and Cocktails

Pool at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills Los Angeles is known for its year-round sunny skies and warm temps. There’s no better way to spend an afternoon in the City of Angels than lounging poolside with a cocktail in hand (and one eye open for celebrity sightings). And while some hotel pools, like at The Beverly…

11 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid on Your First Los Angeles Vacation

Hollywood, Los Angeles Hollywood has beamed Los Angeles into movie theaters and televisions across the globe since the 1920s. No matter where you’re from, you’ve seen the City of Angels, so it’s no surprise that it’s one of the top tourist destinations in the world. And Los Angeles really does have it all: sunny skies,…

Where to Go in California: A Cheat Sheet to the Top Destinations

More than one-and-a-half times bigger than the entire United Kingdom, California is the U.S. state with the highest population, the most national parks, the tallest trees, and some of the coolest, most vibrant cities. A state of mountains, deserts, lakes, and beaches, California has some of the most incredible landscapes in the country, too. Plus,…

10 Under-the-Radar Activities in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California/Oyster Los Angeles is filled with over-the-top parties and paparazzi-driven gossip. Underneath the klieg lights, though, it’s also a place of secrets. Beyond the handshake deals and knowing winks, there are plenty of cool and interesting activities that most tourists rarely partake in, like the cave in Griffith Park that once doubled as…

9 Hostel Chains Every Budget Traveler Should Know About

What pops into your head when you hear the word “hostel”? Rowdy student crews on break, wobbly metal bunk beds, and mangy bathrooms down the hall? Or, how about scruffy party dens with wasted acidheads dancing to ska-punk bands? If that’s not your scene, but you love the idea of saving precious travel dollars and…

Beach Destination Face-Off: Miami vs. Los Angeles

Beach at Newport Beachside Hotel and Resort, Miami/Oyster If you’re looking for a year-round city beach vacation in the upper 48 states, it basically comes down to Los Angeles in California and Miami in Florida. On the surface, both beach metropolises seem to have more commonalities than differences, including year-round pleasant temperatures, easy beach access,…