The Best Things to do in Downtown LA

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Luxe City Center Hotel’s prime location is right in the heart of downtown Los Angeles’ best atrraction: it's exciting, upscale entertainment hub, across from Staples Center and L.A. Live. It is within walking distance of the Convention Center and just a few minutes from the Financial District, Garment District, the University of Southern California (USC), the Memorial Coliseum, Loyola Law School and Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandise. Los Angeles Sports Arena, Dodger Stadium, Walt Disney Concert Hall, California Market Center, Los Angeles Times, Shrine Auditorium, Good Samaritan Hospital and California Science Center are all within a three mile radius of the hotel. For transportation needs, City Center Hotel, L.A. is near the Metro Redline and Union Station. It is accessible from Los Angeles’s four major airports, including LAX - Los Angeles International Airport (17 miles), Burbank Airport (16 miles), Long Beach Airport (25 miles) and Ontario Airport (43 miles).View our downtown Los Angeles area guide for more information.

Top Ten Things to do in Downtown LA

L.A. Live

A genuine world-class sports and entertainment destination, featuring ESPN's broadcast studio, 12 restaurants, cafes, Regal Cinemas, Lucky Strike Bowling, music clubs and the innovative Grammy Museum.


From the charm of Main Street, USA to the whimsy of Mickey's Toontown, visitors can explore eight fantastic "lands" of nostalgia, color and delight. Where dreams really do come true.

Universal Studios Hollywood

A park with thrilling rides and shows, a real working movie studio, and L.A.'s best shops, restaurants and all new cinemas at CityWalk. Universal Studios Hollywood is a unique experience and fun for the whole family.

Six Flags Magic Mountain

A 260-acre park featuring world-class roller coasters and over 100 rides, games and attractions.

Hollywood Bowl

A famous modern, outdoor amphitheatre in Hollywood, located not far from downtown Los Angeles. The venue is used primarily for music performances.

Dodger Stadium

Home to Major Baseball League’s Los Angeles Dodgers.

Los Angeles Coliseum

An outdoor sports stadium in the University Park neighborhood of Los Angeles at Exposition Park. The Coliseum is home to the University of Southern California Trojans football team.

Staples Center

An upscale sports complex located across the street from Luxe City Center Hotel. Famous teams including the NBA Lakers, NBA Clippers, NHL Kings, WNBA Sparks and Avengers call this home.

Disney Concert Hall

Designed by architect Frank Gehry, Walt Disney Concert Hall, the new home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, is designed to be one of the most acoustically sophisticated concert halls in the world.

Olvera Street

An internationally renowned marketplace located in the El Pueblo De Los Angeles Historical Monument that offers visitors shopping and dining experiences reflecting Mexican and Latino culture and tradition.