Destination Guide


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Destination Guide Hollywood

When In Hollywood, You Must

Know Before You Go

Hollywood is known for entertainment but music is at the center of it all. W sits in the Hollywood Vinyl District directly across from Capital Records and the world's largest independent record store, Amoeba Music. Ask for a tour of the Sound Suite during your stay to see how W Music artist are turning up the sound.

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Talk Like a Local

Learn the slang from the city.


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A group of attendants or associates, as of a person of rank or importance.
They’re in VIP, with the entourage.

Neighborhoods to Explore

1. Hollywood

Home to some of LA's biggest landmarks and event's, you can find yourself in the center of nightlife's social scene.

2. West Hollywood

The center of LA's rainbow district, West Hollywood is known for its swanky celebrity hideaways and buzzworthy restaurants.

3. Silver Lake

Funky blocks covered with street art are lined with artisanal coffee shops, vegan cafes and creative Asian eateries as well as indie music venues, trendy bars and boutiques

4. Melrose Ave

Known for its shopping, Melrose is home to some of the most unique brands flagship locations. A place to wander and discover new stores with an incredible sense of style and quality.

W Hollywood
6250 Hollywood Blvd.

Ultimate Access to Hollywood

Hollywood Pantages Theatre

Hollywood Pantages Theatre

6233 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Just across Hollywood Blvd, Pantages celebrates the highest of quality and specializes in stage musicals. Some of Broadways biggest productions have lit up the stage including: Hamilton, Wicked, Disney's The Lion King and so many more.


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Can't get enough, catch a second show down the street at Dolby Theatre (yes, home of the Oscars) the second venue as part of Broadway In Hollywood.


Grandmaster Recorders

1518 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Steeped in history, Grandmaster recorders offers a truly unique experience with three different venues all in one. Occupying the original Grandmaster Recorders recording studio that was operating since 1971, the space features a restaurant, lounge, and rooftop bar.


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Hit all three venues while you're there. Enjoy rooftop cocktails before dinner and finish the evening at 71 Studio.

Hollywood Bowl

Hollywood Bowl

2301 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068

Since its opening in 1922, the Hollywood Bowl has been the premier destination for live music during summer nights in Los Angeles. It was named one of the 10 best live music venues in America by Rolling Stone magazine in 2018


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Enjoy a show hosted by the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and you're welcome to bring your own food and wine.



6530 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

A meal at Superba is likely to start with fresh pastries (for brunch) or a “breads and spreads” starter (for lunch or dinner), both highlighting the best of the flagship bakery’s offerings.


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Snag a seat at the intimate six-seat oyster bar inside Superba Hollywood.


Runyon Canyon Park


Runyon Canyon Park

2000 N Fuller Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046

LA's favorite hike. Likely you've seen it on Instagram, high chance you'll run into your favorite influencer.

Hollywood Palladium


Hollywood Palladium

6215 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

An intimate setting for larger than life acts, Hollywood Palladium is one LA's best venues. Featuring artist like John Mayer and Lizzo and even Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival.

Los Angeles Essentials


All you need for your Hollywood escape.

1. Sunglasses

LA has 329 days of summer so a pair of sunglasses is a must!

2. Flip Flops

Your new sneakers will thank you when you go to the beach.

3. Water Bottle

This water bottle insulates your drink for hours on ends. Perfect for when you’re sightseeing.

4. Denim Jacket

Trendy and warm. You’ll fit right in!