Westwood is a part of Los Angeles famous for being home to the first movie studios and now the setting of some of the most expensive homes and exclusive neighborhoods in Southern California. While major landmarks and California attractions are in other neighborhoods like Hollywood, Westwood California enjoys its own excellent reputation.
With UCLA nearby adding to the population, West Wood can seem like a difficult place to find parking. Parking has notoriously been a problem, so you may as well to drive your California car rental around the areas of Westwood that you want to see and hope that you find somewhere you can park. You can take a driving tour the Millionaires Mile and admire the elegant penthouse and condominiums that are a part time home for some of the top celebrities of Hollywood. These luxury high rises are the closest thing to Manhattan that Los Angeles has.
The posh shopping district of Westwood California has high-ticket items to rival Beverly Hills and the posh Rodeo Drive. Movie lovers really enjoy the fact that West Wood has more movie theatres than any other part of Los Angeles. Other things to do in Westwood California is visit the museums and attend the cultural events held at places like the Center for the Performing Arts, which is on the nearby UCLA Campus.
The Armand Hammer Museum and the Fowler Museum of cultural history are both great places to spend an afternoon in Westwood California and take a break from the hot California weather. Once you've worked up an appetite, stop into one of the restaurants that have been around for decades like FatBurger, Monty's Steak House or LaMonica's New York Pizza, all of which will hit the spot and give you a delicious taste of the real Westwood.
If you want to take a day to tour the vintage theatres or you just like the upscale feel of West Wood, you can enjoy a comfortable stay at the W Hotel. There are spacious one and two bedroom suites at this Westwood Hotel, with all the style you expect when you stay at a W Hotel. A short 20-minute drive from the Los Angeles International Airport, The W Los Angeles Westwood is one of the most popular Westwood Hotels, due to its excellent reputation and central location.
If you like the area but want to save money for attractions and shopping the Royal Westwood Hotel is a great value. Many of the rooms have been recently renovated, and more remodeling is coming in the future. With rooms as little as $53 dollars a night, its easy to see why repeat visitors often choose these accommodation over other Westwood hotels time and time again.
The relaxing inner courtyard is a quiet place to unwind after an afternoon of window-shopping and bargain hunting at the nearby West Wood mall. Close to the Royal Westwood Hotel on Pico Avenue there are places to eat as well as the mall food court, with a restaurant called Junior's right across the street.
The centrally located Westwood hotels give you easy access to Sunset Boulevard with its famous rows of palm trees, and Beverly Hills for more excellent window shopping at some of the most high priced luxury stores on the planet.
Westwood is a lovely facet of the city of Los Angeles. This is where luxury meets comfort in Southern California. From the fine boutiques to the posh homes, you will enjoy Westwood California as much as a millionaire would.