Hotels Near the Greek Theater in Los Angeles

by Baldwin Ellis

The Greek Theater is within minutes of several lodging choices that provide a perfect base to explore Hollywood's glitz and glamor. The properties range from one-of-a-kind boutique accommodations with storied histories to a budget hotel with stylish guest rooms. The hotels are within walking distance of the Hollywood Entertainment District, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, ethnic neighborhoods and the Hollywood/Highland Metro subway station, which provides access to downtown.

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Best Western Hollywood Hills Hotel

The Best Western Hollywood Hills Hotel offers budget-friendly lodging within three miles of the Greek Theatre. The property is also within a 10-minute drive of Universal Studios, and steps away from the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the Hollywood Wax Museum. The hotel has undergone an extensive renovation to modernize guest rooms and common areas. Accommodations consist of contemporary guest rooms with iPod docks and complimentary Wi-Fi access, an outdoor pool, and the 101 Coffee Shop, a classic Los Angeles diner that serves omelets, sausage and pancakes for breakfast, and burgers, fries and roasted chicken for dinner.

Hotel Hollywood

The Hotel Hollywood is a historic boutique property that dates back to 1927. The hotel is within three miles of the Greek Theatre and shopping and restaurants in the vibrant Little Armenia neighborhood. It is steps away from dozens of restaurants, the Kodak Theater -- the annual host site of the Academy Awards -- and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. During the 20th century, the hotel was a popular lodging choice for a who’s who of actors before their big breaks, including Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Orson Wells and Paul Newman. Accommodations consist of traditionally decorated guest rooms with sleigh beds, ceiling fans and complimentary high-speed Internet access.

Hollywood Heights Hotel

The Hollywood Heights Hotel is a stylish boutique property within four miles of the Greek Theatre. The hotel is also within a 10-minute walk of Highlands Night Club, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, the Hollywood/Highland Metro subway station and street-level retail on Hollywood Boulevard. Accommodations consist of contemporary guest rooms with iPod docks, Swedish bath amenities, and city or hillside views. Dining facilities are highlighted by the Hideout at Hollywood Hotel Restaurant, a fashionable eatery serving comfort foods, while recreational amenities consist of a heated outdoor pool and fully equipped fitness center.

Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

Since opening in 1927, the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel has been a fashionable choice for celebrities and tourists alike. The property is within a 10-minute drive of the Greek Theatre, and sits across the street from Grauman’s Chinese Theatre and Madame Tussauds wax museum. The hotel has an illustrious history that includes hosting the first Academy Awards ceremony in 1929 and serving as a popular hangout for legendary figures such as Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, Liza Minnelli and Hugh Hefner. Accommodations consist of trendy guest rooms with retro chic furnishings, iPod docks and views of the Hollywood Hills or pool. Amenities consist of an outdoor pool, 25 Degrees (a 24-hour eatery) and poolside dining at the Bridge restaurant.

About the Author

Based in Atlanta, Baldwin Ellis has been a writer since 2007. He covers fitness, mental health and travel, with work appearing in print and online publications such as Scazu Fitness and USA Today Travel Tips. Ellis holds a Master of Arts in community psychology.

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