Hotels Near the Long Beach Convention Center

by Baldwin Ellis

The Long Beach Convention Center is near several hotels that offer accommodations for business and leisure travelers. The properties range from a downtown budget hotel that offers romantic Jacuzzi suites to oceanfront accommodations with views of the retired RMS Queen Mary ocean liner. The hotels are also near the sun-kissed Long Beach State Beach, which offers water sports and activity trails, the Los Angeles Metro Light Rail line, Aquarium of the Pacific and vibrant nightlife.

Courtyard by Marriott Long Beach Downtown

Courtyard by Marriott Long Beach Downtown offers moderately priced accommodations in the heart of the city. The hotel is within walking distance of the convention center, the Long Beach Performing Arts Center, Long Beach Arena, and retail, restaurants and nightlife on Pine Avenue. Accommodations consist of contemporary guest rooms with views of the city or the RMS Queen Mary. Guest rooms also feature work desks, sitting areas and complimentary high-speed Internet access for business travelers. Hotel facilities include a business center, fitness center with cardio equipment and free weights, a heated outdoor pool and the Courtyard Café, which serves a daily breakfast buffet.

Hyatt Regency Long Beach

The Hyatt Regency Long Beach is a sprawling hotel that is adjacent to the convention center and steps away from the RMS Queen Mary and Aquarium of the Pacific. Accommodations consist of contemporary guest rooms with city or harbor views, and iPod docks. The hotel also offers “Business Plan King” rooms that include complimentary breakfast, high-speed Internet access, and the convenience of having one shirt or blouse pressed each day by on-site dry cleaners. Amenities include a heated outdoor pool and whirlpool, business center and full-service restaurant. The property also offers a “Stay, Park and Cruise” package that includes overnight accommodations, breakfast for two, parking up to eight days and round-trip shuttle service to the cruise port.

The Comfort Inn and Suites Long Beach

The Comfort Inn and Suites Long Beach is nestled in the heart of downtown, near Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and Willow Light Rail Station, which provides access to Los Angeles. The hotel is within a 10-minute drive of the convention center and the beach. The property offers several guest-room types, including standard rooms featuring complimentary Wi-Fi access and laptop safes, family-friendly suites offering sleeper sofas and kitchenettes, and romantic rooms with en-suite whirlpool tubs. Hotel amenities include a complimentary hot breakfast buffet, heated outdoor pool and free parking.

Vagabond Inn Long Beach

The Vagabond Inn Long Beach is a budget hotel near several top attractions. The property is within walking distance of the convention center, Long Beach State Beach, the Long Beach Grand Prix Circuit, Roscoe’s House of Chicken & Waffles restaurant, and Shoreline Village entertainment district. Accommodations range from standard guest rooms with traditional furnishings and complimentary Wi-Fi access, to spacious Jacuzzi suites with jetted whirlpool tubs. Amenities consist of a tour desk, heated outdoor pool, complimentary continental breakfast and free parking.

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.