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Universal Studios is a theme park and film studio located near Los Angeles, California. Approximately 30% of the park is within the Los Angeles city limits, while the other portion is within an unincorporated county island called Universal City. It was created to provide tours of the studio where many popular films were made and opened in 1912. In 1965, the first rides were introduced within the theme park as a way to entertain young children who came to Universal Studios. This location was the first of the Universal Studios theme parks that are now open around the globe. More from this guide...

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Universal Studios Hollywood is both a film studio and theme park featuring movie themed rides, restaurants, shops, and shows. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Southern California. Within close proximity to Universal Studios is the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City, a group and pet-friendly hotel with a free shuttle service to Universal Studios and City Walk, bed & breakfast packages, breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets on-site, and other attractions are also close by such as Beverly Hills, the Hollywood Sign and the Hollywood Walk of fame. The Beverly Garland Hotel is another great option with family-friendly services like kid suites, an outdoor pool, Jacuzzi, and spa, breakfast buffet, and free shuttle service to Universal Studios, City Walk, and the Metro Stations. Other notable hotels also include the Best Western Plus Media Center with a free breakfast, spacious guestrooms, and free Wi-Fi, and the Hilton Garden Inn Los Angeles/Hollywood with an lovely outdoor patio, Hideout bar and lounge, Pavilion Pantry with snacks and beverages, and within walking distance to the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the Chinese Theatre. All of these properties offer great amenities and guest services to help make your stay more enjoyable and stress free.

Lodging/Accommodations close by Universal Studios

Sheraton Universal Hotel
+1-888-788-5576
333 Universal Hollywood Dr., Universal City, CA 91608 ~0.31 miles west of Universal Studios
~5 minute walk
  • The Sheraton Universal Hotel provides complimentary tram service to the entertainment at Universal Studios and Universal CityWalk. Nicknamed the “Hotel of the Stars” for its popularity with celebrities, the Sheraton Universal Hotel is also close to hot spots like the Hollywood Bowl, Melrose Avenue’s shops, the Los Angeles Convention Center, and the Los Angeles Zoo. Room amenities include Internet access, minibars, video-game consoles, and pay movies. This is also a pet-friendly hotel that even provides the littlest guests with their very own amenities.
  • Four-star Suburban property
  • Hotel has 29 suites
  • Charged me for garage
  • Location, which is just outstanding
From$195
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Hilton Los Angeles / Universal City
+1-888-897-9207
555 Universal Hollywood Dr., Universal City, CA 91608 ~0.38 miles west of Universal Studios
~6 minute walk
  • The Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City hotel is a landmark property that offers tram service to Universal Studios right next door. Even better, not far down the road are other popular attractions like Warner Brothers, NBC, and Disney studios. The hotel is 24 stories and has 483 guestrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows. Amenities include stocked minibars, marble floor bathrooms, and high-speed Internet access.
  • Four-star Suburban hotel
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
  • Friendly service
Tilt Hotel Universal / Hollywood An Ascend Hotel Collection Membe
+1-888-311-4278
3241 Cahuenga Blvd. West, Los Angeles, CA 90068 ~0.54 miles south of Universal Studios
~9 minute walk
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Learn more
Nite Inn
+1-888-469-4795
10612 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA 91604 ~0.70 miles west of Universal Studios
~12 minute walk
  • Located in a suburb of Los Angeles but close enough to the main attractions of this big West coast city, the Nite Inn is within walking distance of Universal Studios and near popular locations like Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and the Sunset Strip. Rooms at the Nite Inn Studio City have modern amenities like irons, hair dryers, and refrigerators are available upon request. Each morning the hotel serves coffee and pastries.
  • Low Cost Rural hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Great location
  • Close to public transport
Global Luxury Suites at Universal City : 3686 Barham Blvd.
+1-888-734-9421
3686 Barham Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90068 ~0.76 miles northeast of Universal Studios
~13 minute walk
  • Four star Downtown property
  • Check-in time: 4 pm
From$129
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Blvd Hotel & Spa in Studio City
+1-888-841-5292
10730 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA 91604 ~0.77 miles west of Universal Studios
~13 minute walk
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
From$169
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Best Western Plus Media Center Inn & Suites - Burbank
+1-888-455-5160
3910 West Riverside Dr., Burbank, CA 91505-4326 ~1.20 miles northeast of Universal Studios
~21 minute walk
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • 3 floors in hotel
From$80
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Tangerine Hotel : 3901 Riverside Dr.
+1-888-965-8297
3901 Riverside Dr., Burbank, CA 91505 ~1.24 miles northeast of Universal Studios
~22 minute walk
  • Affordable property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
From$90
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The Garland - North Hollywood
+1-888-906-6358
4222 Vineland Ave., North Hollywood, CA 91602 ~1.24 miles northwest of Universal Studios
~22 minute walk
  • Expensive Suburban property
  • 13 floors in property
  • Clean hotel facilities
  • Shower was ok
From$169
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Hotel Amarano - Burbank
+1-888-749-6785
322 North Pass Ave., Burbank, CA 91505 ~1.39 miles north of Universal Studios
~24 minute walk
  • You might just run across some star power at the Hotel Amarano. Next to Warner Brothers Ranch and only one mile from Universal Studios, the area is home to a wide collection of studios, networks, and moviemaking powerhouses in Burbank and Studio City. Only three miles from the Hotel Amarano is Bob Hope Airport, easily accessible via the hotel’s complimentary shuttle service. And in the Hotel Amarano itself is a restaurant serving special tapas and martinis.
  • Four star Downtown hotel
  • 4 floors in property
  • Most guests thought it was a great value
  • Housekeeping was great, according to 73%
From$138
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El Patio Inn : 11466 Ventura Blvd.
+1-888-878-9982
11466 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CA 91604 ~1.69 miles west of Universal Studios
  • Arrive at the Los Angeles International Airport and you’re only a short drive to the El Patio Inn which is conveniently situated close to many of the main Los Angeles attractions. Various entertainment venues, shopping, and dining surround the El Patio Innincluding Hollywood, Universal Studios, and Beverly Hills. El Patio Inn is a quaint, newly renovated hotel, with 16 rooms equipped with refrigerators and microwaves upon request.
  • Two star Rural hotel
  • 16 rooms in hotel
  • Breakfast available
  • Most guests criticized the small bathroom
Best Western Hollywood Plaza Inn in Hollywood
+1-888-965-1860
2011 North Highland Ave., Hollywood, CA 90068-3238 ~2.16 miles south of Universal Studios
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 6 suites
  • Food is delicious
  • Clean rooms
Blvd Hotel & Suites
+1-888-788-5576
2010 North Highland Ave., Hollywood, CA 90068 ~2.17 miles south of Universal Studios
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
  • Kitchenette is acceptable
  • Parking should be cheaper
Hilton Garden Inn Los Angeles / Hollywood
+1-888-897-9207
2005 North Highland Ave., Hollywood, CA 90068 ~2.18 miles south of Universal Studios
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • Access to gym on-site
From$159
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Hollywood Hills Hotel
+1-888-311-4278
1999 Sycamore Ave., Hollywood, CA 90068 ~2.20 miles south of Universal Studios
  • Midscale hotel
  • Check in: 15:00
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hollywood Walk of Fame
+1-888-469-4795
1921 North Highland Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90068 ~2.25 miles south of Universal Studios
  • Two-star Suburban property
  • Check in time: 3pm
From$195
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Highland Gardens Hotel : 7047 Franklin Ave.
+1-888-734-9421
7047 Franklin Ave., Hollywood, CA 90028 ~2.27 miles south of Universal Studios
  • 2 star Downtown property
  • Check-in: 3:00PM
  • Rooms in need of an update
  • Great pool
Magic Castle Hotel Hollywood - Los Angeles
+1-888-841-5292
7025 Franklin Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028 ~2.27 miles south of Universal Studios
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Close to public transport
  • Every guests reviewed thought it was a great value
Travelodge by Wyndham Burbank Glendale
+1-888-455-5160
1112 North Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505 ~2.36 miles north of Universal Studios
  • The Travelodge Burbank-Glendale is located on Hollywood Boulevard, situated just a half-mile from the Burbank Airport, and only a short distance from Universal Studios. Plenty of exciting and popular nearby area attractions beckon including Disneyland, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Magic Mountain, Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills, and the San Fernando Valley. The Travelodge Burbank-Glendale’s amenities include wireless Internet access, cable TV. Clock radio, fre3 local calls, and in-room coffeemakers.
  • Inexpensive Airport property
  • Airport shuttle provided
Hollywood Orchid Suites : 1753 Orchid Ave.
+1-888-965-8297
1753 Orchid Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028 ~2.39 miles south of Universal Studios
  • Cheap hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00 pm
  • Enjoy heated pool
  • Quiet facility
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1. Sheraton Universal HotelThe Sheraton Universal Hotel is an attractive 4 star hotel located about 0.3 miles west of Universal Studios and about a 5 min. hike by foot. Recent guests gave this hotel an aggregate guest review score of 4 out of 5.4 /5 Guest Reviews
2. Hilton Los AngelesThe Hilton Los Angeles is a well-liked 4 star hotel located about 0.4 miles west of Universal Studios and about a 7 min. walk by foot. With a guest review score of 4 out of 5, this makes it one of the premium hotels near Universal Studios.4 /5 Guest Reviews
3. Tilt Hotel UniversalThe Tilt Hotel Universal is a pleasing 3-Star hotel located ~0.5 mi. south of Universal Studios and roughly a 9 minute walk. Recent hotel guests gave this hotel an avg. guest review rating of 3.5/5.3.5 /5 Guest Reviews
4. Global Luxury Suites at Universal CityThe Global Luxury Suites at Universal City is a favored 4-Star hotel located ~0.8 mi. northeast of Universal Studios and approx. a 14 minute walk by foot. Travelers gave this hotel an average guest review rating of 4/5.4 /5 Guest Reviews
5. Blvd Hotel & SpaThe Blvd Hotel & Spa is an in demand 3 star hotel located approx. 0.8 miles west of Universal Studios and approximately a 14 min. hike by foot. With a aggregate guest review score of 4 out of 5, this makes it one of the terrific hotels close to Universal Studios.4 /5 Guest Reviews

5 Best Hotels near Universal Studios

Since its introduction, the theme park and film studio has expanded rapidly and now includes a wide range of thrill rides, shows, and other entertainment for guests to enjoy. On average, more than 9 million people visit Universal Studios per year. Characters from different genres of film and TV productions roam the park and interact with guests.

Where Should I Stay During a Trip to Universal Studios?

Universal Studios is a theme park and film studio located near Los Angeles, California. Approximately 30% of the park is within the Los Angeles city limits, while the other portion is within an unincorporated county island called Universal City. It was created to provide tours of the studio where many popular films were made and opened in 1912. In 1965, the first rides were introduced within the theme park as a way to entertain young children who came to Universal Studios. This location was the first of the Universal Studios theme parks that are now open around the globe.

Since its introduction, the theme park and film studio has expanded rapidly and now includes a wide range of thrill rides, shows, and other entertainment for guests to enjoy. On average, more than 9 million people visit Universal Studios per year. Characters from different genres of film and TV productions roam the park and interact with guests.

What Are the Budget Hotels Near Universal Studios?

For an affordable stay, book a room at El Patio Inn. This hotel is less than 2 miles from Universal Studios and has a private garden, concierge services, express check-out, and fresh tea and coffee available in the lobby. Free parking is available throughout your stay. In each of the 16 guest rooms, amenities include flat-screen TVs with cable programming, refrigerators, microwaves, phones with free local calls, complimentary wireless internet access, and toiletries. The front desk staff members speak multiple languages to assist travelers from around the globe.

Hollywood 7 Star Motel is about 2.5 miles from Universal Studios, although it does offer easy access to several Hollywood attractions and landmarks. A complimentary breakfast is served each morning, and additional services include luggage storage and a 24-hour front desk. The rooms come equipped with free wireless internet access, safes, desks, TVs, and private bathrooms.

What Are the Luxury Hotels Near Universal Studios?

The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills is one of the top properties for those who want to experience luxury while visiting the area. This five-star hotel has a 24-hour fitness center, a gift shop, concierge services, an outdoor pool, and a spa offering facials and massages. You can dine at the restaurant, enjoy a drink at the poolside bar, or take advantage of 24-hour room service. A free continental breakfast is also included with your stay. Your spacious room features a smart LCD TV with digital programming, a pillowtop bed with Frette Italian sheets and a down comforter, a private bathroom with a separate soaking tub and shower, and an iPod docking station for your entertainment.

The Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills is another high-end place to stay. It's located about 5 miles from Universal Studios and features a full-service spa offering facials, massages, and body treatments, an outdoor pool, a spa tub, a sauna, and concierge services. A complimentary shuttle offers service within a 2-mile radius. This property also has three restaurants—including one that serves authentic Italian cuisine—a coffee shop, a poolside bar, and 24-hour room service. Within the rooms, amenities include premium bedding, tablet computers and iPod docking stations for guest use, private balconies, free Wi-Fi, and designer toiletries.

At The Beverly Hills Hotel Dorchester Collection, you can enjoy a relaxing and upscale experience. This five-star hotel features old world, art deco-inspired styling with a modern twist. Amenities include an outdoor pool, a sauna, a spa tub, concierge services, free childcare service, and a complimentary shuttle operating within 5 miles of the property. Every room is individually decorated and has an MP3 docking station, a TV with premium satellite programming, high-end bedding, a private bathroom with a separate tub and shower and designer toiletries, and a safe. You can also dine at either of the two restaurants, grab a snack at the café, or order room service, offered 24 hours a day.

What Are the Top Hotels Near Universal Studios Offering Discounts?

Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City offers senior discounts and is within walking distance of Universal Studios. During your stay, you can use the 24-hour fitness center, outdoor pool, and concierge services. Cafe Sierra, the on-site restaurant, serves local fare for lunch, brunch, and dinner, while 24-hour room service is also available. Amenities within the rooms include laptop-compatible safes, separate workspaces, complimentary toiletries, refrigerators, and TVs with cable channels.

AAA discounts are available at Sheraton Universal Hotel, which is about 0.3 mile from the park. This property features a fitness center, an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and concierge services for its guests. You can sample American cuisine at the hotel restaurant or enjoy room service, offered during limited hours. Every spacious guest room boasts an LCD TV with premium cable programming, a refrigerator, premium bedding, designer toiletries, and free wired and wireless internet access.

Kimpton Everly Hotel, located about 3 miles from Universal Studios, provides discounts to government and military personnel. At this hotel, you'll be able to enjoy an outdoor swimming pool, concierge services, a 24-hour front desk, dry cleaning and laundry services, and a fitness center open 24 hours a day. In-room amenities include Frette Italian sheets, down comforters, designer toiletries, free Wi-Fi, minibars, and iPod docking stations to keep you entertained. This property also has a restaurant, two bars, and a complimentary reception, held nightly.

Which Hotels Near Universal Studios Offer the Best Value?

Travelodge by Wyndham Burbank Glendale is a cost-effective option located near the park. You can use the outdoor swimming pool or get tickets to local attractions through the front desk. Additional amenities include free daily newspapers in the lobby, luggage storage, a free roundtrip airport shuttle, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Each morning, a complimentary continental breakfast is available to you before you head out for a day of fun at Universal Studios. Within your room, you'll find a microwave, a refrigerator, a TV with cable channels, a private safe, a phone with free local calls, a desk, and complimentary toiletries.

Holiday Inn Express North Hollywood Burbank Area provides excellent value for guests. It has high ratings for the cleanliness of the property, an inviting and modern atmosphere, and delicious food options. Within your room, you'll find a TV with satellite channels, free wireless internet access, a microwave, a refrigerator, a safe, a desk, and complimentary toiletries. The hotel also boasts a fitness center, an outdoor pool, a business center, and dry cleaning and laundry services for guests. A complimentary buffet breakfast is available each morning of your stay.

FAQs about hotels near Universal Studios

What are the top rated hotels near Universal Studios?

Tangerine Hotel, The Garland and Magic Castle Hotel Hollywood are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the upper-end hotels near Universal Studios?

Sheraton Universal Hotel, Hilton Los Angeles and Global Luxury Suites at Universal City are the top 3 luxury hotels near Universal Studios.

What hotels are closest to the area of Universal Studios?

Sheraton Universal Hotel, Hilton Los Angeles, and Tilt Hotel Universal are the properties closest to Universal Studios.

How much does a cheap hotel near Universal Studios cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel near Universal Studios can be as cheap as $116.99 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel near Universal Studios cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel near Universal Studios has been $160.83 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a luxury hotel near Universal Studios cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel near Universal Studios has been $189.28 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels near Universal Studios?

Tangerine Hotel, The Garland and Magic Castle Hotel Hollywood are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Best Western hotels near Universal Studios?

Best Western Plus Media Center Inn & Suites and Best Western Hollywood Plaza Inn are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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