LAX is about 2 miles south of the budget-friendly Holiday Inn Express Los Angeles Airport, located just west of I-405 and about halfway between Inglewood and Marina Del Ray. The white sand and awesome surf of Manhattan Beach are roughly 7 miles west.
Wired for the business traveler, the rooms at Holiday Inn Express Los Angeles Airport accommodate road warriors by featuring free WiFi and spacious desks with ergonomic chairs, as well as in-room coffeemakers. To unwind, you can catch a movie on your 32-inch flat-screen TV.
The free, hot breakfast features eggs and breakfast meats. Another nice freebie for those on the move: there's no charge for onsite parking. The hotel features free, 24-hour shuttle services to and from the airport.
To work out the kinks after a long flight, guests have options: the 24/7 fitness center with Universal Gym equipment or the heated outdoor pool. After working up a sweat, guests can soak their muscles in the available hot tub.
Two shopping centers are located within 3 miles. Westfield Culver City Shopping Center features stores like Target and Macy's, and the Howard Hughes Promenade offers upscale shopping, dining, and an IMAX theater. If you'd rather gamble, Hollywood Park Casino is 4 miles east.