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Hilton Checkers, Los Angeles

4-star4 stars
535 South Grand AvenueLos AngelesCA90071United States of America

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Walt Disney Concert Hall
  • Free WiFi in lobby
Very Good8.0
Great location
Fantastic service
Breakfast is average
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Hilton Checkers, Los Angeles

from $209
  • 1 King Bed
  • xDeletex
  • 2 Queen Beds
  • 2 Double Beds
  • Junior Suite, One King Bed
  • Two Queen Beds, Accessible
  • 1 King Bed Corner
  • 2 Double Beds Corner
  • Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Room, Accessible
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
  • Room, Accessible
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Hearing)
  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible (Hearing)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible (Hearing)

About Hilton Checkers, Los Angeles

Historic L.A. Hilton offering fine dining and fitness center

Historic luxury downtown
First opened in 1927 as The Mayflower, Hilton Checkers Los Angeles combines historic elegance with a downtown location. The hotel is less than 1 mile from L.A. LIVE venues, including Nokia Theatre and Grammy Museum. Walt Disney Concert Hall is just 2 blocks away.

Lakers and, oh my, stars
Guests have home court advantage, because just 10 blocks away L.A.'s professional sports teams play at STAPLES Center. You might even see stars like Jack Nicholson and Leonardo DiCaprio among the season ticket holders to the Lakers' basketball games.

Rooftop sundeck
The hotel's rooftop deck offers an iconic view of the Los Angeles skyline. If you're interested in something more active check out the state-of-the-art 24-hour fitness center. Checkers Restaurant serves up California cuisine on site.

Flapper-era style
Guestrooms offer reminders of a bygone era with marble-floored bathrooms. A soothing palette of taupe and warm browns set the stage for modern necessities, including a flat-screen cable TV and WiFi. The seating areas feature marble desks and leather chairs.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 193 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 15 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

  • Up to 75 lb


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Valet parking *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2275
  • Conference space size (meters) - 211
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1920
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
  • MP3 docking station
Stay connected
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping

Hilton Checkers, Los Angeles’s small print

Also known as

  • Checkers Hilton
  • Hilton Checkers
  • Hilton Checkers Hotel
  • Hilton Checkers Hotel Los Angeles
  • Hilton Checkers Los Angeles

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 47.00 plus tax per day with in/out privileges

Breakfast costs between USD 10 and USD 30 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per pet, per stay

WiFi is available in guestrooms for USD 9.99 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

Dial-up Internet access is available in guestrooms for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hilton Checkers, Los Angeles


  • In Downtown Los Angeles
  • Walt Disney Concert Hall - 12 min walk
  • Microsoft Theater - 20 min walk
  • Staples Center - 22 min walk
  • Los Angeles Convention Center - 23 min walk
  • U.S. Bank Tower - 3 min walk
  • Grand Central Market - 11 min walk
  • Tower Theater - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal) - 20 min drive
  • Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal) - 23 min drive
  • Burbank, CA (BUR-Bob Hope) - 23 min drive
  • Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) - 24 min drive
  • Long Beach, CA (LGB-Long Beach Municipal) - 32 min drive
  • Los Angeles Union Station - 10 min drive
  • Los Angeles Cal State Station - 13 min drive
  • Glendale Station - 15 min drive
  • Pershing Square Station - 6 min walk
  • 7th Street - Metro Center Station - 7 min walk
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 426 reviews

Hilton Checkers, Los Angeles
Very Good8.0
There for a business meeting, easy access to meeting and dinner. Great breakfast..
Tammy, us2 night trip
Hilton Checkers, Los Angeles
Do u wanna pay $47 for valet pArking? Come Hilton!
I was booked a king bed,and i arrived there the front desk told me theres no king bed left,and i didn’t want to get the queen bed room,and i waited for 20minutes they said they has one king bed just came out, thats doesn’t make sence, and how come they charge valet parking for $47 per night and hotel fee also expensive
xiangxu, us2 night trip
Hilton Checkers, Los Angeles
Very Good8.0
Quiet & comfortable
Great older, remodeled hotel. Good location in Downtown L. A.
Matt, us1 night trip
Hilton Checkers, Los Angeles
Acoid if you can
Very rude staff
Bounghoon, us1 night romance trip
Hilton Checkers, Los Angeles
Place was nice and the staff friendly. The bed was not comfortable and there was not enough light to see anything in the room. The shower was awesome though!
Lisa, us3 night family trip

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Hilton Checkers, Los Angeles

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