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Best Hotels for Families in Los Angeles

Pacific Coast Highway Travel picks the best hotels for families in Los Angeles, whether you want to be close to Universal Studios or the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Los Angeles is known for its glitz, glamour, and endless entertainment options, but it's also a fantastic destination for families. From the magical world of Universal Studios to the beautiful beaches of Santa Monica, LA has something for kids of all ages.

But what really makes a family trip unforgettable is where you stay. That's why we've compiled a list of the best family-friendly hotels in Los Angeles for all budgets, so you can make the most of your family vacation.

Best Hotels for Families in Los Angeles

1. The Magic of Sheraton Universal Hotel

sheraton-universal-family-friendly-hotel-los-angeles.pngThe pool at The Magic of Sheraton Universal Hotel

If you're planning a visit to Universal Studios, Sheraton Universal Hotel is your magic portal. Located within a five-minute of the park, this hotel offers not just convenience but a world of family-friendly amenities.

The outdoor pool and kids' playground will keep your little ones entertained. Plus, they have spacious rooms and suites, so even a large family can stay comfortably.

Address: 333 Universal Hollywood Dr, Universal City, CA 91608

Phone: +1 818-980-1212

Website: Sheraton Universal Hotel

2. Hilton Los Angeles / Universal City

hilton-los-angeles-universal-city-family-friendly-hotel.pngMountain views from the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City Hotel

Another fantastic option near Universal Studios is the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City. This upscale hotel provides modern comfort and family-friendly services. Enjoy stunning views of the city, an outdoor pool, and easy access to Universal Studios with a five-minute walk. You won't have to go far to find world-class dining either.

Address: 555 Universal Hollywood Dr, Universal City, CA 91608

Phone: +1 818-506-2500

Website: Hilton Los Angeles / Universal City

3. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hollywood Walk of Fame

hollywood-inn-express-family-hotel-los-angeles.pngThe swimming pool at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hollywood Walk of Fame Hotel

If your family is all about Hollywood and the Walk of Fame, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hollywood Walk of Fame is a top pick. With comfortable rooms, a complimentary breakfast, and being just a short stroll away from the iconic Hollywood attractions, it's perfect for families exploring the city.

Address: 1921 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068

Phone: +1 323-850-8151

Website: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hollywood Walk of Fame

4. The Garland

garland-family-friendly-hotel-los-angeles.pngFun activities are always happening at the family-friendly Garland Hotel in Los Angeles

For a more relaxed and garden-like atmosphere, check out The Garland. It's not just a hotel; it's an experience. Surrounded by lush gardens, this family-friendly oasis is perfect for both parents and kids. They have a kids' club, a family pool, and it's only a five-minute drive or thirty-minute walk to Universal Studios.

Address: 4222 Vineland Ave, North Hollywood, CA 91602

Phone: +1 818-980-8000

Website: The Garland

5. Loews Hollywood Hotel

loews-hollywood-hotel-los-angeles-family-friendly.pngLoews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles

Loews is a very family-friendly hotel. They offer amenities such as a pool, a large chess board at the pool area, and a ping pong table, making it a great choice for families with children.

Additionally, their family-friendly services and activities make it a suitable option for a family vacation, providing an enjoyable experience for both adults and kids. It’s a three-minute walk from Hollywood Boulevard and the Hollywood Museum. And kids under 18 stay free.

Address: 1755 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Phone: +1 323-856-1200

Website: Loews Hollywood Hotel

Extra Tips for Families in LA

  • Los Angeles Need Not Be Expensive: Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to break the bank to enjoy a family trip to LA. There are budget-friendly hotels that offer quality accommodations and are close to the attractions your kids will love. Many hotels even provide complimentary shuttle services to theme parks.
  • Close to Tourist Attractions: Whether you're visiting Universal Studios, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, or the Santa Monica Pier, there are hotels to suit every location. Choose one close to your chosen attractions to save time and make your family vacation more convenient.
  • Activities for Kids: When it comes to kids' activities, many LA hotels go above and beyond. Look for hotels with play areas, pools, or even supervised programs for children. This way, you can enjoy some downtime while your kids are entertained. 

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