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What you should know about Downtown Los Angeles

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Downtown Los Angeles is a hip and happening place. After a steady decline in the 20th century, the new millennium has seen the area invigorated, with extensive real estate development and investment. As well as new builds, many of the area's historic buildings have been transformed. The best times to visit are the shoulder seasons. As well as favorable Downtown Los Angeles hotel rates, there are fewer crowds, less smog and the temperature is more comfortable.

What are the Top Hotels in Downtown Los Angeles?

The centrally located Kawada Hotel has long been a popular choice for travelers. It's handy for the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Broad Museum, and right next to Little Tokyo. For those who want to travel in Downtown Los Angeles, it's also well placed for the METRO public transport system. Housed in the historic 1920s United Artists building, the Ace Hotel Downtown has quickly made a name for itself since opening in 2014. Few large hotels live up to the quirkiness of The Standard Downtown LA. Here, you can expect rooftop bars, minimalist rooms, and a beer garden serving German food.

Where are the best areas for Hotels in Downtown Los Angeles?

Most of the large hotels congregate around the northwest of Downtown Los Angeles and it's here you'll find more of the district's attractions. Be sure to take a wander around Pershing Square, a public park, before heading for the skies in the OUE Skyspace LA, an open-air observation deck with 360-degree views over the city. The Museum of Contemporary Art on Grand Avenue is also well worth an afternoon of discovery. You won't be disappointed if you stay near Little Tokyo, the heart of the Japanese-American population. The gritty Arts District now buzzes with creative hotels housed in historic industrial buildings.

What are Hotels like in Downtown Los Angeles?

Whether it's trendy little boutiques or towering glass behemoths pointing to the sky, all the hotels in Downtown Los Angeles have an air of cool about them. Some of the hotels have rooftop swimming pools overlooking the skyscraper-laden district. Others have restaurants that rival any in New York or London. If you pick right, you may even find yourself soaking in a luxurious spa or sipping a cocktail in an opulent lounge.

How much do Hotels typically cost in Downtown Los Angeles?

There are Downtown Los Angeles hotel deals to suit all budgets. If you travel in the low season, you can find some steals with prices starting from a mere $69 – surprisingly cheap for such an iconic city. Step up a few pegs to something a little more comfortable and the prices start to creep up, too. Expect to pay between $150 and $250 for something mid-range. For spa facilities, a top-notch restaurant, and perhaps a rooftop spot, you should look at paying $350 upwards, though this can be cheaper if you travel in the winter.

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