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BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel at the Convention Center

517 E 1st Street, Long Beach, CA 90802-5025
Phone: 562/285-0281   |   Fax: 562/285-0308   |   66 Rooms   |   Online Reservations

California sun and surf await at our Long Beach hotel, just minutes from the Carnival® Cruise dock and the Queen Mary.

Catalina Island and CSULB (Cal State Long Beach) are conveniently located near our Long Beach hotel. For business travelers or those in town for a special event, the Long Beach Convention Center is also in the neighborhood. Our friendly staff understands that comfort and location are important when traveling.

A great location, indoor pool and exercise facility make guests feel right at home at our Long Beach hotel. With free Wi-Fi and a complimentary full expanded breakfast, you're sure to start the day off right. Enjoy a buffet spread with a waffle station, hot eggs, sausage, fresh fruits, favorite breakfast pastries, cereals and yogurts. Complete your breakfast with a cup of 100% Arabica coffee or cold juice.

The Aquarium of the Pacific is a local destination that's family-friendly. Of course, many of our guests are in town with Carnival® Cruise or en route to Catalina Island. Festivals like the Jazz Fest are popular local attractions that bring in travelers from around the region. The Long Beach Marathon, crawfish events, and Grand Prix are additional options for guests looking for something a little different on their vacation.

Shop Pine Avenue, Belmont Shore and Shoreline Village for one of a kind gifts and souvenirs. Both are just a few minutes from our Long Beach hotel. The LB Performing Arts Center is a hot spot for concerts and brings in the best performers around the world. Conferences at the Convention Center attract business travelers, too, and we're happy to provide quiet accommodations perfect for taking care of business.

Some of our regular guests are in town for work with the shipping industry, imports and exports, and the Port of Long Beach and Los Angeles. Food inspectors, offshore technicians and many others consider us their home away from home.

Reserve your room at BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel at the Convention Center today! Parking fee $15.00 USD per vehicle/per night.

New reception and breakfast area are on their way, from October 1st until November 30th; the comfort and silence of the rooms will not be affected during the renovation. Thank you for your patience and preference.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel at the Convention Center

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Conveniently located, the best western plus hotel at the convention center in Long Beach, 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: 33.768249  /  Latitude: -118.186175

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: The north. Take Interstate 405 South. Take the Atlantic exit, go 3.4 miles, turn right on East 1st Street. We are located on the right hand side, corner of 1st Street and Linden Street to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel at the Convention Center.

From: The south. Take Interstate 5 North to Interstate 405 to Highway 22 (exit 23) towards Long Beach. Highway 22 becomes East 7th Street (4.5 miles). Turn Left onto Alamitos Avenue. Turn right onto East 1st Street. We are located on the right hand side, corner of 1st Street and Linden Street to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel at the Convention Center.

From: The east. Take Highway 22 west towards Long Beach. Highway 22 becomes East 7th Street (4.5 miles). Turn Left onto Alamitos Avenue. Turn right onto East 1st Street. We are located on the right hand side, corner of 1st Street and Linden Street to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel at the Convention Center.

From: The west. From North Ocean Boulevard turn left onto Linden Street, go one block. We are located on the right hand side, corner of 1st Street and Linden Street. From South Ocean Boulevard turn right onto Linden Street, go one block. We are located on the right hand side, corner of 1st Street and Linden Street to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel at the Convention Center.

BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel at the Convention Center

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

Aquarium of the Pacific

Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California is just south of Los Angeles. Formerly know as the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific, this popular attraction is located on Rainbow Harbor near the Long Beach Convention Center and the permanent home of the original Queen Mary, also a Long Beach attraction.

Known as the world’s largest indoor ocean, the aquarium showcases over 500 species of marine life in over 50 exhibits and habitats. The Pacific Ocean’s three regions are highlight through the aquarium including the Northern Pacific, Tropical Pacific and Southern California/Baja. Special arrangements can be made for behind-the-scenes tours as well a dive-in encounter for certified divers. Children appreciate the Animal Encounter programs featuring interactive tours with sea lions, sharks or otters.

For travelers looking for hotels near  Aquarium of the Pacific, Best Western hotels have multiple locations in Long Beach and the surrounding area.

Long Beach Airport

Long Beach Airport, located in the center of Long Beach, was established in 1923 as Daugherty Field. Hangars, runways and a control tower were built during the late 1920's and mid 1930s. In 1928, the United States Navy established the Naval Reserve Air Base at the airport. Throughout the years, the airport has become one of the world's busiest general aviation airports, with flight schools, charter flights and private aviation activity.

Encompassing more than 1,100 acres, the airport's five runways service the four commercial airlines to several major U.S. cities. Terminal amenities include restaurants, wine bars, shopping, free Wi-Fi internet access, rental car agencies and convenient parking. While in the Los Angeles area, choose an area Best Western hotel to rest and recoup before continuing your fun times in Southern California.

Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch

Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch sits on five acres of beautiful gardens, in Long Beach. The site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and includes an early 19th century adobe ranch house and gardens. The historic ranch house and grounds are now a museum containing a collection of artifacts from the rancho era and the Los Angeles region.

Long Beach, is considered the "Aquatic Capital of the Nation", home to second busiest container ports in the country, the Port of Long Beach. Enjoy a free boat tour of the port. When you're ready for a rest, check into one of the area Best Western hotels and enjoy superior guest services.

The Queen Mary

The Queen Mary remains a popular tourist attraction, located in Long Beach. Built in 1930, The Queen Mary began as "the grandest ship ever built" and later carried troops at the beginning of World War II. Step aboard The Queen Mary, for one of a variety of tours including a First Class Passage, Haunted Encounters Passport and General Admissions Passport.

Tours are also available for the Russian Foxtrot Submarine, a Russian Cold-War era submarine. Spend additional time touring the Aquarium of the Pacific, in addition to The Queen Mary, with transportation provided between the two attractions. The Queen Mary also hosts several events throughout the year. Enjoy touring this historical ship while traveling in the Los Angeles area and rest comfortably with Best Western hotels.

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 5.3 mile(s) from Wilmington
  • 6 mile(s) from Seal Beach
  • 7.4 mile(s) from San Pedro
  • 8.1 mile(s) from Harbor City
  • 9.1 mile(s) from Lakewood
  • 10.5 mile(s) from Carson
  • 11.7 mile(s) from Westminster
  • 13.7 mile(s) from Bellflower
  • 14.6 mile(s) from Huntington Beach
  • 15.7 mile(s) from Torrance
  • 16 mile(s) from Artesia
  • 18.5 mile(s) from Redondo Beach
  • 24.9 mile(s) from Los Angeles
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Long Beach Convention Center
  • 1 mile(s) from World Trade Center
  • 5.7 mile(s) from Raytheon, manufacturer
  • 6.9 mile(s) from Boeing Company, airline manufacturer
  • 2 mile(s) from Long Beach City College
  • 5 mile(s) from California State University, Long Beach

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Indoor pool
  • 0.2 mile(s) from bicycling, nominal rental fee
  • 0.3 mile(s) from sports events
  • 0.4 mile(s) from fishing
  • 0.4 mile(s) from jogging
  • 0.4 mile(s) from water sports, surfing, sunbathing, sailing/boating
  • 2 mile(s) from nature preserves/trails
  • 4 mile(s) from bowling, nominal fee, 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • 4 mile(s) from golfing, nominal per round fee
  • 4 mile(s) from driving range

Nearby Restaurants

  • Across the street from Long Beach Cafe, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Giant omelets and 1/2 pound burgers,
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Cohiba Nightclub, bar/lounge, open for: lunch, dinner, 5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m., upscale martini and cigar joint,
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Utopia, full service, open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., fine dining in casual atomosphere. Jazz on the weekends
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Hooter's®, full service, open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m. -12:00 a.m., great food great service
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Alegria Cocina Latina, full service, open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m., award winning latin cuisine/tapas bar
  • 0.30 mile(s) from The Madison, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., steak house
  • 0.30 mile(s) from The Reef, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., victorian land mark restaurant with great seafood
  • 0.30 mile(s) from The Sky Room Restaurant, brasserie, open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m., 30's deco style dinner and dance club
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Parker's Lighthouse, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., famous landmard seafood restaurant
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Kings Fish House, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., traditional seafood house
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Legends Restaurant and Sports Bar, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m., great food, sports
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Shannon's Bay Shore Irish-American Bar, pub, open for: lunch, dinner, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Classic neighborhood bar
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, full service, open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m.to 12:00 a.m., home brew and eclectic recipes
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Bubba Gump Shrimp Company, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. waterfront ribs, shrimp and burger joint with ocean views

BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel at the Convention Center

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 Long Beach. 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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