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BEST WESTERN PLUS Dragon Gate Inn

818 N Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2395
Phone: 213/617-3077   |   Fax: 213/680-3753   |   52 Rooms   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to BEST WESTERN PLUS Dragon Gate Inn!

The Staples Sports Arena is just a short drive away from our Los Angeles hotel, making it easy to catch a game, concert or special performance.

When you are staying in downtown, the whole city is just steps away. Our Los Angeles hotel is near the Amtrak Union Station, so guests can opt for public transportation as their vehicle of choice. The Los Angeles Convention Center is also a few minutes away, and many business travelers stay with us while they are in town for an event or tradeshow.

L.A. Live and Hollywood are in the neighborhood, making it simple for our Los Angeles hotel guests to make the most of their trip. The Lakers, Clippers, Kings and Dodgers all play their home games nearby, and catching one of them is an exciting addition to any vacation. We are centrally located to Universal Studios, too, which is nearly required for adventure lovers and traveling families.

The Hollywood Bowl, Nokia Theatre, and Kodak Theatre are also close to our Los Angeles hotel. When planning your trip, make sure to check off the Music Center, Ahmanson, Disney Concert Hall and MOCA, too. Many of our guests are Dorothy Chandler fans, and will want to make that part of their trip as well. There is no shortage of things to do nearby, whether it is shopping on Rodeo Drive or visiting the beaches.

If you are staying at our Los Angeles hotel on business, rest assured that you won't have to handle the famous traffic, because you will be close to everything. Some of our regular guests work with USC Hospital or the superior court, federal court or local court. We also welcome many business travelers to the financial or fashion district, and federal and state buildings bring civil servants to the area.

Book today and save on your room at BEST WESTERN PLUS Dragon Gate Inn!

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Restaurant onsite
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, waffles, bagels, croissants, cereal, fruit, coffee, tea, juice
  • 100% non-smoking in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Coffee House
  • Pharmacy
  • Business Center, 24-hours
  • Concierge
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Sightseeing tours
  • United States Post Office on property
  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevator
  • Express check in
  • Express check out
  • Baggage hold
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Paid parking, nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • Exterior corridor
  • Garage parking, nominal fee
  • High-speed Internet access

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Conveniently located, the best western plus dragon gate inn in Los Angeles, California is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 34.063485  /  Latitude: -118.239085

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: Highway 110. Exit on Hill Street. Continue on Hill Street and the BEST WESTERN PLUS Dragon Gate Inn is on left side of the street.

From: Los Angeles International Airport. Take Highway 105 East to Highway 110 North, exit Hill Street to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Dragon Gate Inn.

From: San Francisco International Airport. Take Highway 5 South to 110 South, exit Hill Street from San Diego, take Highway 5 North to Highway 101 North to Highway 110 North, and exit Hill Street to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Dragon Gate Inn.

From: Arizona or Nevada. Take Highway 10 West to Highway 101 North to Highway 110 North, exit Hill Street to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Dragon Gate Inn.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Dragon Gate Inn

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Dodger Stadium

Also known as Chavez Ravine, Dodger Stadium was opened in 1962, and is the third oldest park in Major League Baseball. Home to the Los Angeles Dodgers since opening day, the stadium neighbors downtown Los Angeles, and is the largest ballpark in terms of seating capacity – coming in at 56,000 seats.

Dodger Stadium is used for large concerts and movie sets, along with baseball games for the people of Los Angeles. Enjoy your time at Dodger Stadium, and your night at a Best Western hotel in Los Angeles.

Dolby Theatre

The Dolby Theatre boasts of more than 3,000 seats in the Hollywood & Highland center in Hollywood. The Dolby has become the home of the Academy Awards since its opening in 2001, when it was known as the Kodak Theatre.

A wide variety of artists, Broadway productions and events are hosted at the theatre, including the American Idol finals, Daytime Emmy Awards, ESPY Awards and BET Awards. Reserve a spot on one of the daily tours of the theatre, to view the historical and architectural highlights. Rest comfortably with Best Western, in one of the several Los Angeles area lodging locations.

Griffith Observatory

Griffith Observatory

North Entrance of the Griffith Observatory

Opened in 1935, the Griffith Observatory is set on the slopes of Mount Hollywood, overlooking downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, and the Pacific Ocean.

The southern California facility invites visitors to immerse themselves in a wide variety of space and science-related displays.

Exhibits like the Big Picture and attractions like Leonard Nimoy Event Horizon Theater and Samuel Oschin Planetarium Theater thrill guests young and old.

Overseen by celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, the Café at the End of the Universe is open daily inside the observatory.

 

Hollywood Park Racetrack

Hollywood Park Racetrack first opened in 1938 with 600 shareholders, including famous directors, stars and producers of the Hollywood film industry. The legendary horse Seabiscuit won the track's first Hollywood Gold Cup in 1938 and in 1940. Visit the racetrack from the middle of April through the middle of July for exciting live horse races. Simulcast racing is available year-round.

For a special treat, enjoy a delicious meal in the Turf Club, offering great views of the finish line. Whether visiting the racetrack to watch horse racing or ready to play your best poker hand in the Hollywood Park Casino, there is plenty to fun to be had. Stay close to the action in one of several Los Angeles area Best Western hotels.

Hollywood Starline Tours

Hollywood Starline Tours has been providing tours of the Los Angeles and Hollywood area since 1935. Enjoy a Movie Star Homes Tour, a Grand City Tour of LA or tour one of the area's popular attractions. Universal Studios, Disneyland or Sea World are great choices. Starline Tours makes touring Los Angeles easy with convenient pick-up and drop-off locations.

The Hop-On, Hop-Off Double Decker City Tour is one of the most popular tours. Enjoy touring from the open-air, vintage buses from England, at over 50 stops. Enjoy a quiet and comfortable guest room at one of the several Best Western locations throughout the city. Bring your camera to capture the wonderful sights along the tour.

Leonis Adobe Museum

The Leonis Adobe Museum, located near Los Angeles, was the home of "the King of Calabasas", Leonis Adobe. Tour this 150-year-old home, with its original buildings, to see what life on the ranch was like in the late 1800s. In 1962, the ranch was saved from demolition and declared the first Historic Cultural Monument in Los Angeles. The museum's artifacts include laundry washboards, the horno oven, wagons and several pieces of farm equipment.

While visiting the ranch, also tour the historic Plummer House. It was moved from Plummer Park in West Hollywood, to the ranch property in 1983. The house was restored and is now a Visitor Center and Gift Shop for the Museum. Enjoy a comfortable Best Western guest room while traveling in Los Angeles.

Museum of Television & Radio

The Museum of Television & Radio in the Beverley Hills area of Los Angeles, offers guests the opportunity to view footage and listen to recordings of more than 75,000 programs. Choose from a catalog of programs to select four audio or visual recordings to listen to and watch, all at the same time.

Additional Beverly Hills attractions include Greystone Park and Will Rogers Memorial Park. Los Angeles area travelers have several Best Western hotels to choose from for a comfortable night's rest. Relax and recharge for another day of exploring southern California.

Museum of Tolerance

The Museum of Tolerance is a one-of-a-kind museum, located on the west side of Los Angeles. The Museum strives to educate the public on respecting each other, while engaging their hearts and minds through its interactive exhibits. Current exhibits include the Holocaust Section, Tolerancenter, Finding Our Families, Finding Ourselves and Special Exhibitions.

Visitors view historical artifacts and explore bigotry and discrimination while strolling through the Museum. Partake in the special events or customized programs hosted at the Museum. Browse through the Museum Gift Shop to shop for books, clothing and decorative accessories. Rest comfortably with one of several area Best Western hotels, while in Los Angeles and southern California.

Page Museum La Brea Tar Pits

The Page Museum La Brea Tar Pits is located in one of the world's most famous fossil locations. The museum features one of the most diverse exhibits of Ice Age animals and plants. Stroll the museum to learn about the Los Angeles Basin 10,000 - 40,000 years ago, when mammoths and saber-toothed cats roamed the area. Approximately 10,000 animals became entrapped in the tar pits, during 30,000 years.

Take your time viewing the museum's collection of over one million recovered bones and over three million items, in total. Visitors are welcome to view current work in progress, through the Page Museum Laboratory windows. Life-size replicas of extinct mammals are located outside in Hancock Park, for viewing. Los Angeles travelers can rest comfortably at one of the several area hotels. Dig into the area's history, while in town.

Staples Center

Those looking for a fun night out in the Los Angeles area, have a variety of options. Make your way to the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles for a sporting event or your favorite entertainer. The center is home to four professional sports franchises: the Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers - basketball, the Los Angeles Kings - hockey and the Los Angeles Sparks - women's basketball.

Since 1999, this multi-purpose center has hosted numerous high-profile events and concerts. On average, the center has hosted more than 250 events a year, including eleven Grammy Awards Shows, World Figure Skating Championships, the X Games competitions and the 2000 Democratic National Convention. This impressive 950,000 square foot center has been awarded the Pollstar-CIC Arena of the Year award. Stay close to the center as a guest of Best Western hotels and enjoy a wonderful night's rest.

StubHub Center

Soccer, tennis, cycling and track and field fans in the City of Angels are in luck. The StubHub Center, located south of Los Angeles in Carson, is the place for all of the action. This 125-acre multi-sport complex is located on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills. It opened in 2003 with a soccer stadium, tennis stadium, an indoor velodrome and a track and field stadium.

The 27,000 seat soccer stadium, the largest of its kind in Major League Soccer, is home to the Los Angeles Galaxy and the Club Deportivo Chivas USA. The stadium has also hosted the USA Sevens Rubgy Tournament, as well as several events and concerts. The 8,000 seat tennis stadium is the training facility for USTA's USA Tennis High Performance and has hosted major tennis events, boxing and live performances. The velodrome, the largest in the country, features a 250 meter indoor wood bicycle racing track. The track and field stadium features a Super Mondo X track and is home to the Adidas Track Classic. While in Los Angeles, stay close to the action in a comfortable Best Western guest room.

UCLA

The University of California, Los Angeles, better known as UCLA, is set within the Westwood neighborhood of the Los Angles Metro area. Established in 1919, UCLA is a public university, and was founded as the southern branch of the University of California. UCLA and USC are traditional rivals in sports, due to their close proximity. The UCLA Bruins sports teams compete within the Pac-12 Conference, and have won multiple championships in sports like basketball and men's volleyball.

Visitors from nearby cities like Glendora, Los Alamitos, and Pasadena always make time for the the exciting action of college football at the Rose Bowl, home stadium for the UCLA Bruins.

University of Southern California

The University of Southern California, set in sunny Los Angeles, is one of southern California's largest private universities. Set on a sprawling campus of over 300 acres, and offering a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees, USC is nationally known as a top school. Visitors from as nearby as Anaheim, and Long Beach enjoy the charming feel of the campus, and the excitement of the college game day experience during the fall when the USC Trojans football team plays.

Sports are a major draw at USC, but nearby sights like the Museum of Tolerance, or the Mount Wilson Observatory bring droves of visitors from cities all over California, and even from other states. Plan a visit to USC during the spring when the Trojan baseball team plays all their home games at Dedeaux Field.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1 mile(s) from Fashion District and Jewelry
  • 2 mile(s) from LA Live & Grammy Museum
  • 6 mile(s) from Universal Studios® Hollywood
  • 6 mile(s) from Hollywood
  • 6 mile(s) from Sunset Strip and Mann's Chinese Theater
  • 8 mile(s) from Pasadena Old Town Rose Bowl
  • 10 mile(s) from Beverly Hills and the stars
  • 15 mile(s) from Santa Monica Beach
  • 15 mile(s) from Burbank
  • 25 mile(s) from Disneyland® Park
  • 25 mile(s) from Knotts® Berry Farm
  • 30 mile(s) from Six Flags® Magic Mountain

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 8 mile(s) from Pasadena
  • 10 mile(s) from Beverly Hills
  • 15 mile(s) from Santa Monica
  • 15 mile(s) from Burbank
  • 25 mile(s) from Anaheim
  • 0.3 mile(s) from courthouses
  • 0.3 mile(s) from Federal and State Buildings
  • 2.5 mile(s) from Los Angeles Convention Center

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Sightseeing tours
  • 1 mile(s) from Dodger Stadium
  • 2 mile(s) from Staples Arena
  • 4 mile(s) from Los Angeles Coliseum

Nearby Restaurants

  • Hill Street Cafe, on premises
  • .2 mile(s) from Chinatown, Chinese, There are over 90 Chinese restaurants. Featuring all the different ethnic foods of China such as Mandarin, Cantonese, Szchewan, Hunan and many more
  • .2 mile(s) from Downtown Los Angeles, a wide variety of Intercontinental Cuisine to make any city envious.
  • .5 mile(s) from Olvera St., Mexican, If Mexican food is what you like, ave an authentic Mexican dinner while being serenaded at your table.
  • 1 mile(s) from Little Tokyo , You can unwind by having sushi, sake and participating in Karaoke. Little Tokyo offers a taste of Japan without leaving the country.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Dragon Gate Inn

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Los Angeles. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

November 2014

November 16, 2014 - January 4, 2015
A California Christmas Come on out to the Regan Library and Museum in Simi Valley for a unique display of all that California has to offer. There will be 24 different trees decorated to represent various attractions and cities across the state. Times vary.
November 1, 2014 - January 19, 2015
Winterlit in Downtown Santa Monica

Downtown Santa Monica throws a season-long holiday bash for guests of all ages. Drop by an ice skating rink, see community parades, visit Santa, and watch holiday movie classics.

December 2014

December 16 - 24, 2014
Las Posadas on Olvera Street

Las Posadas on Olvera Street is one of downtown LA's oldest Christmas events. Enjoy nighty entertainment for nine nights starting at 5:30 p.m.

January 2015

January 1, 2015
Rose Parade & the Rose Bowl

Guests line up the streets of Pasadena to catch the annual Rose Parade, followed by the big-event Rose Bowl football game.

February 2015

February 12, 2015
Long Beach Celebrate Downtown

This event lauds downtown Long Beach's accomplishments over the past year and looks forward to the future.

March 2015

March 15, 2015
Los Angeles Marathon

Step up to the challenge in this world-famous race, which starts from Dodger Stadium and ends at the oceanfront in Santa Monica.

April 2015

April 16 - 19, 2015
Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival

Inspired by its cowboy history, Santa Clarita throws this weekend-long celebration featuring one-of-a-kind Western entertainment and food.

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