Long layovers at Los Angeles International Airport, aka LAX, are common. If you find that you have to stay overnight, or if you need to stay nearby for any other reason, you’ll have a wealth of hotels to choose from within a short distance. These properties offer some of the best options whether you plan to spend one night or stick around for a while and explore Los Angeles.
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Residence Inn by Marriott Los Angeles LAX/Century Boulevard (Prices & Photos)
The Residence Inn by Marriott Los Angeles LAX is just a half-mile from the airport and offers some of the area’s largest suites. It’s ideal for business travelers as well as families traveling together as each one has its own kitchen. There’s a heated outdoor pool for enjoying a relaxing dip along with plenty of cabanas and comfy lounge chairs for soaking up the Southern California sun. Complimentary breakfasts are included in the room rates, and attached to the hotel is a pizzeria, sub shop and a Starbucks. There’s also a picnic area to enjoy as well. When you need to get back to the airport, a 24-hour free shuttle is available too.
Foghorn Harbor Inn (Prices & Photos)
If you’re planning on staying more than a night or have an extra-long layover, you might want to book a room at the Foghorn Harbor Inn on the beach in Marina Del Rey. While you’ll get to enjoy the sand and the sea, the airport is only about six miles away. It sits right along the Pacific and includes 24-hour airport transfers in the room rates – just be sure to call in advance to arrange it. This intimate property has just 23 rooms, all with beach-style decor and marina views. Look forward to relaxing on the soft sands of the beach and enjoying a complimentary breakfast at the indoor/outdoor café. You’ll find multiple shops and eateries within walking distance as well as top attractions in Los Angeles a short drive away.
Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel (Prices & Photos)
The Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel is just six-tenths of a mile from LAX and was perfectly designed for music enthusiasts, with vinyl records lining the walls as part of its eclectic, modern design. Local songwriters perform in the “studio” lobby, while the Studio 12 whiskey and craft beer bar hosts live music to enjoy in the evening as you sip craft cocktails, sample whiskeys or enjoy a good brew. You can also unwind at the outdoor pool, soak in the whirlpool, and exercise in the state-of-the-art fitness center. Rooms include plush bedding and flat-screen TVs. The property offers complimentary shuttle buses to the airport to make your return easy too.
Homewood Suites By Hilton Los Angeles International Airport (Prices & Photos)
This modern hotel is adjacent to the airport providing the ultimate in convenience while offering the global hospitality that Hilton is known for. It hosts over-sized suites that include separate sleeping and living areas as well as full kitchens, making it ideal for larger groups, including families. There’s a pool for relaxing around or enjoying a refreshing swim as well as a high-tech fitness center so you won’t miss those regular workouts. A complimentary hot breakfast served daily, and there’s also a free shuttle to and from the airport.
Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach (Prices & Photos)
Shade is a luxury boutique hotel that’s less than five miles south of LAX, offering a fabulous beach stay complete with ocean views and a rooftop pool. Located in Manhattan Beach, you’ll be able to enjoy its charming downtown filled with unique boutiques and high-end chains like Free People, along with independent bookstores and art galleries. All rooms include comfortable Tempur-Pedic mattresses for a peaceful night’s rest as well as complimentary breakfasts and 24-hour room service. Book a deluxe spa room and you’ll get a shoji screened two-person spa tub with high-end bath products. The hotel also offers fine dining on an outdoor terrace with firepits.
Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles (Prices & Photos)
The Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles is about as close as you can get to the airport without being inside, at under a quarter-mile away. It’s pet-friendly and provides a great stay for business travelers or families with over 800 suites, an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center and a business center. There’s also an onsite restaurant and room service is available too, although there are multiple eateries nearby, from Cantalini’s Salerno Beach Restaurant to C& O Cucina.
Hyatt Place Los Angeles LAX El Segundo (Prices & Photos)
The Hyatt Place Los Angeles LAX El Segundo offers a wealth of amenities that make it ideal for hanging out during a layover as you’ll never have to leave until it’s time to board your flight. It’s just over two miles from LAX and a shuttle is available 24 hours a day, although you’ll need to schedule your pick up in advance. Enjoy the hot tub and swimming pool as well as the outdoor patio that has a fireplace. Complimentary breakfast is included, and there’s also a 24/7 menu, a grab-and-go market and a cocktail bar. The property hosts a fitness center an business center too.
Embassy Suites by Hilton LAX North (Prices & Photos)
Embassy Suites by Hilton LAX North is ideal for travelers who need a place to rest during the day before catching a nighttime flight. It offers day rooms that come with all the typical hotel amenities from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m for just a fraction of the cost of the full-nightly room rates. It also has a free airport shuttle, an on-site restaurant serving California cuisine, a bar, pool, hot tub and business center.
Crowne Plaza Los Angeles (Prices & Photos)
Crowne Plaza Los Angeles International Airport is just over a half-mile away from LAX, providing a comfortable stay for all types of travelers, although it may be most ideal for business travelers. It has an outdoor pool and a fitness center is well-equipped with free weights, treadmills, Stairmasters and lifecycle bikes. The Landing Restaurant serves local cuisine for breakfast lunch and dinner, and there’s also a sushi bar and lounge for enjoying live music and drinks.
The Westin Los Angeles Airport (Prices & Photos)
The Westin is 1.2 miles from LAX with rooms that include flat-screen TVs and the chain’s signature Heavenly beds. Take advantage of complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport, and the Daily Grill restaurant, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The property also includes an outdoor pool, spa and fitness center, for a great way to refresh after traveling.