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Centrally located next to an LA Metro stop, close to downtown and right by the 110 and 10 freeways, our hotel positions you near an incredible array of things to do in Los Angeles. Hop on the metro for a direct route to the beach in Santa Monica or to Pasadena (home of the Rose Bowl). All of downtown’s top attractions, museums, and restaurants are a quick drive away, and navigating to many other LA destinations is a breeze. From the Griffith Park Observatory, Universal Studios, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Beverly Hills’s famous Rodeo Drive, Chinatown, and Dodgers Stadium, our hotel is a convenient home base for the diverse attractions LA has to offer.

Museums

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Exposition Park

Exposition Park is home to the United Airlines Memorial Coliseum, the California Science Center, Natural History Museum, Exposition Park Rose Garden, the Banc of California stadium (home of the Los Angeles Football Club), and soon, will be welcoming the highly anticipated George Lucas Museum.

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California Science Center

The California Science Center is a dynamic destination for the entire family. Explore the magnificent wonders of science, navigate through interactive exhibits, view awe inspiring films, and visit the space shuttle, Endeavor.

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Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is the largest natural and historical museum in the western United States. Its collections include nearly 35 million specimens and artifacts and cover 4.5 billion years of history.

Entertainment

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Shrine Auditorium

This exquisite auditorium boasts 6,300 seats and once hosted the Oscars and the Grammy Awards.

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Los Angeles Convention Center

Host to the Electronic Entertainment Expo, this massive convention center presents world class conventions and events throughout the year.

Sports

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Dodger Stadium

This scenic stadium gives Dodgers fans and event goers a great view of Downtown Los Angeles and the San Gabriel mountains. No trip to the stadium is complete without a famous Dodger Dog, so come hungry!

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STAPLES Center

The LA Lakers’ home arena, this 20,000-seat multipurpose venue also provides over 200 world-class shows every year.

Neighborhood

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Disneyland

One of California's and the country’s most popular attractions, this beloved entertainment resort offers theme parks, hotels, shopping, dining, and entertainment. Just 33 miles away, there’s no reason to not visit your old friends Micky, Minnie, Goofy and co., or hop on one of your favorite childhood rides like Splash Mountain, The Matterhorn, and Space Mountain!

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Universal Studios Hollywood

Both a film studio and a theme park, Universal Studios Hollywood offers plenty of attractions for the whole family including The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, The World Famous Studio Tour, Transformers the Ride, and Fast and Furious Supercharged! Don't forget to stroll through Universal CityWalk Hollywood and explore the amazing options it offers

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Venice

Just a 30-minute drive from USC Hotel, this buzzing beach town offers a unique mix of attractions and activities, from the colorful street performers of the Venice Boardwalk to the stylish boutiques and eateries of Abbot Kinney Blvd.

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Griffith Observatory

Take a trip to the cosmos at the Griffith Observatory, featuring a planetarium, public telescopes, an array of exhibits, a café, and a bookstore, as well as unbeatable views of Los Angeles and the Hollywood sign.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame

Discover the names of your favorite musicians, actors, directors, and even fictional characters at the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, featuring over 2,600 stars embedded in the sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street.

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Runyon Canyon

Situated in the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains, this 160-acre park is one of Los Angeles’ most beloved hiking destinations. Check out Runyon Canyon Trail for a great chance to see California wildlife.

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Beverly Hills

Home to many Hollywood stars, Beverly Hills is well-known for its upscale shopping and dining, star sightings, and some of LA’s best people watching!

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Hollywood Bowl

Located in Hollywood Hills, this historic amphitheater is one of Southern California’s top outdoor concert venues.

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Santa Monica

Located west of downtown Los Angeles, Santa Monica is a picture-perfect coastal city known for its posh downtown, its beautiful beaches, and its iconic pier, home to the Pacific Park amusement park

Transportation

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Santa Monica Expo Rail

With a convenient connection in Downtown LA, the Expo Line is a great way to head to the beach for a day of fun in the sun. The 87-station Metro Rail system expands over 93 miles of railroad to a variety of destinations across LA County, so you can experience all there is to see and do around USC Hotel.