West Hollywood

At less than two square miles, West Hollywood isn’t exactly the largest city around. But remove this little hub from the equation, and the City of Stars would lose its glimmer. From the world-famous clubs and hotels that illuminate the Sunset Strip to the historic LGBTQ neighborhood along Santa Monica Boulevard to the trend-setting galleries and boutiques that line Melrose Avenue, WeHo represents the beating heart of Los Angeles — the vibrant intersection of the city’s entertainment, fashion, culinary, and design industries.


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West Hollywood Travel Guide

The creatives and visionaries that call West Hollywood home picked this city for its diversity of people, influences, and ideas. In a single day, you’ll find yourself constantly switching gears, whether you’re playing tennis atop a six-story parking structure, seeking out the filming locations from classic Hollywood movies, diving into LA’s best Thai food, or catching a stand-up set from the world’s best comedians. However you prefer to explore, you’ll find a way to indulge it here. But the beauty of WeHo is that it encourages you to branch out a bit as well, to get outside your comfort zone, to try something new…

So, what are you waiting for? Welcome to West Hollywood.

West Hollywood Essentials



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Planning Your Trip

All you need before you book your tickets and zip your bag!

Quick Facts

  1. Like much of Southern California, West Hollywood enjoys a warm and sunny climate year-round. The last time snow accumulated there was 1949.
  2. Containing the greatest concentration of gay bars and restaurants in LA County, West Hollywood is generally considered one of the most prominent gay villages in the U.S.
  3. The Academy Awards is one of the biggest nights in LA, with many of the event’s after-parties taking place at West Hollywood hotels, such as the Chateau Marmont, the London West Hollywood, and the Sunset Tower.
  4. With plenty of grassy parks, countless shops and restaurants that put out treats and water bowls, and even a Halloween pet costume contest, West Hollywood is an incredibly dog-friendly city.

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