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To make finding Hollywood hotels easier, we read the reviews and picked the best. These hotels are in the heart of Hollywood.
Most of them are within walking distance of Hollywood Boulevard and the Hollywood Bowl. They're close to Hollywood at Highland, the Dolby Theatre, Walk of Fame and the Chinese Theatre.
They're all close to the 101 freeway and the MTA Red Line station at Hollywood and Highland.
Hollywood is not a separate city but a neighborhood of the city of Los Angeles and hotel tax is 12%.
It's hard to find inexpensive, nice places in Hollywood. To save some bucks, you could stay near an MTA Red Line station somewhere else and ride it to Hollywood, saving on gas and parking fees, too.
OR you can try these money-saving strategies and stay at some of these Hollywood hotels at well below list price.
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Best Western Hollywood Plaza Inn
The Hollywood Plaza is located at 2011 North Highland Ave, within walking distance of Hollywood Boulevard and the Hollywood Bowl. It's just a few blocks north of Hollywood at Highland, the Dolby Theatre, Walk of Fame and the Chinese Theatre.
It's a medium-sized hotels with 3 floors and free parking. Pets are not allowed.
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Hollywood Walk of Fame
The Holiday Inn Express is at 1921 North Highland Avenue, just up the street from Hollywood Boulevard and walking distance to the Hollywood Bowl.
It's a medium-sized, multistory that charges extra for parking. Pets not allowed.
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Hollywood Celebrity Hotel
They say they'll make you feel like a celebrity. It's at 1775 Orchid Ave which is just north of Hollywood at Highland.
This small hotel has free parking and breakfast. And they can arrange a visit to the Magic Castle, a professional magician's club not normally open to the general public.Continue to 5 of 11 below.
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Hilton Garden Inn
One of the trendier-looking hotels in Hollywood at 2005 N Highland Ave, with a restaurant and bar. It's on Highland Avenue, about half way between Hollywood Boulevard and the Hollywood Bowl.
It's a larger hotel with a parking fee that's higher than most. Pet friendly.
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Hollywood Hills Hotel
Owned by the same company as the Magic Castle Hotel and located at 1999 N. Sycamore Ave, the Hollywood Hills Hotel has some gorgeous views.
It's a smaller hotel that some people think is very charming and if you stay here, you can get admission to the Magic Castle.
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Hollywood Orchid Suites
The Orchid Suites are right behind Grauman's Chinese Theater at 1753 North Orchid Ave.
This smaller hotel has free parking and breakfast. It's one of the better-rated and lower-priced places to stay if you want to be in the middle of Hollywood.
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Loews Hollywood Hotel
Lowes is very conveniently located, at 1755 N. Highland Ave, next to next to Hollywood and Highland
This is a big, multi-story hotel with a spa and restaurant - and rooftop swimming pool. Parking is moderately priced if you choose the self-park option.Continue to 9 of 11 below.
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Magic Castle Hotel
The Magic Castle Hotel has lots of amenities and great service, but one of the best things about staying there is that you can visit the Magic Castle, a professional magician's club not open to the general public.
It's a small place at 7025 Franklin Avenue and most of its rooms are apartment-style suites
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Villa Delle Stelle
This is the only place on the list that's not close to the Hollywood tourist attractions, but I like it so much that I had to include it. It's at 6087 Harold Way, near the intersection of Sunset and Gower
You'll think you've borrowed a friend's chic Hollywood apartment when you stay at the Villa Delle Stelle, and it's an especially good bargain if you use both bedrooms.
They have only 5 suites.
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I'm sorry to say that I can't recommend the famous Hollywood Roosevelt. An insensitive and poorly done renovation a few years ago rendered it unattractive and uncomfortable. To make matters worse, the on-site nightclub is leased to another company, making it (and their swimming pool) off-limits to hotel guests in the evening.