Motels in Hollywood

by Lisa Fritscher
Motels are an inexpensive option in Hollywood.

Motels are an inexpensive option in Hollywood.

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Hollywood is centrally located in the Los Angeles area, making it an ideal base camp for visitors who plan to see Greater Los Angeles. Due to Hollywood’s reputation, swanky hotels are easy to find, but budget properties are a bit more of a challenge. Four motels distributed throughout Hollywood allow you to immerse yourself in the glitz and glamour of Tinseltown without breaking the bank.

Motel 6 Hollywood

Less than half a mile from the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Mann’s Chinese Theater, the Motel 6 Hollywood is in the heart of the tourist district. The motel offers clean and comfortable, although basic, accommodations. Amenities include expanded cable, free morning coffee and wireless Internet access. Kids stay free in their parents’ room. The motel is within walking distance of public transportation. Pets are welcome with a small per-day surcharge.

Hollywood Orchid Suites

The Hollywood Orchid Suites is on the same block as Mann’s Chinese Theater, the Kodak Theater and Madame Tussaud’s, as well as a Metro public transit station. Guest rooms range from two double beds with a kitchenette to two-bedroom two-bath suites with full kitchens. Depending on season, small suites are only slightly more expensive than basic rooms. Wireless Internet access, continental breakfast and parking are complimentary. A roof garden patio provides a comfortable gathering spot with stunning views of the area.

Hollywood City Inn

One mile from the Hollywood Walk of Fame and two miles from the Sunset Strip, the Hollywood City Inn is best for guests traveling with a car. Amenities include free wireless Internet access, an outdoor swimming pool, free continental breakfast and complimentary newspapers. Guest rooms provide refrigerators and microwaves. Free parking is available. There is no on-site restaurant, but a collection of chain and local eateries can be found nearby.

Super 8 Hollywood

The Super 8 Hollywood is approximately one mile from the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Mann’s Chinese Theater. The motel is just off Highway 101, making it easy to access tourist sites throughout Southern California. Motel amenities include free wireless Internet access, complimentary continental breakfast and a small business center. There is no restaurant on site, but several chains are located within walking distance. The Super 8 is pet friendly.

About the Author

Lisa Fritscher is a freelance writer specializing in disabled adventure travel. She spent 15 years working for Central Florida theme parks and frequently travels with her disabled father. Fritscher's work can be found in both print and online mediums, including She holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of South Florida.

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