Cheap hotels in Los Angeles is a relative phrase in a city where nothing is really all that cheap. Fortunately there are at least a few choices where visitors don’t have to spend like a celebrity to be treated like one. Check out these cheap and chic alternative hotel that still make the guests feel like the most important people in the city.
They say that the most important factor in buying real estate is “location, location, location!” The same is true when booking a hotel room in Los Angeles. Whether for business, pleasure or Hollywood inspired debauchery, Hotel Angeleno is centrally located and fairly priced. Located just off the busy 405 freeway in West Los Angeles at the crossroads of Beverly Hills, Santa Monica and UCLA, Hotel Angeleno is the perfect boutique if plans include a visits to one of the many Los Angeles beaches, Hollywood and the world class-shopping and eating destinations in Beverly Hills and the Wilshire District. Nightly rates run about $150 to $200 per night, which is reasonable considering the hotel’s many amenities include free valet, parking, Wi-Fi Internet, complimentary afternoon wine service and ultra luxurious beds. The Hotel Angeleno is also renowned for its stunning views matched only by its delicious food at the West Restaurant and Lounge. So pack your suitcase and your appetite: you won’t know when to stop eating! We recommend their goat cheese frittata with leeks and onions. Really, truly mouth watering.
Hollywood Downtowner Inn
If you’ve come to town purely to take in the sights of the movie industry in the Hollywood area, then you’ll definitely want to check out the famous Hollywood Downtowner Inn. Many guests who rate it as one of the best cheap hotels in Los Angeles find its throwback charm and historic design refreshing among all the higher end hotels in Los Angeles. It features large rooms at around $100 per night, all facing the central pool, and with a complimentary breakfast served at an actual restaurant next door. Plenty of free parking nearby and the added bonus of being just a hop and skip away from the nearest Metro station make traveling around Hollywood a breeze. If it’s a comfortable stay you’re looking for with few frills but with tons of character, then the Hollywood Downtowner Inn is the best bet for your star struck adventure.
The Historic Mayfair Hotel
If you’re really on a budget and just want a clean place to sleep and store your belongings while you’re hitting the sights and sounds of Downtown Los Angeles, then the Historic Mayfair Hotel is your ultimate destination. For just $75 a night, you can stay in the heart of downtown near the Staples Center and just blocks away from all the shopping and eating of Macy’s Plaza. Built back in 1926, this is one of the best cheap hotels in Los Angeles because its location puts you smack dab in the center of the city and helps you get anywhere in the city in under an hour, whether it’s the beaches along the coast, the Valley, or the scenic hillsides of Pasadena. Best of all, you don’t even need to worry about transportation to nearby concerts ad events since it’s a scant $6 cab ride to L.A. Live. So splurge on your concert tickets or your Lakers season pass: you’ve already saved a bundle on your hotel accommodations.