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Sheraton Universal Hotel - Universal City - Bar
Sheraton Universal Hotel
8.3 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City - Universal City - Lounge
Pet friendly
Sunset Marquis
9.2 Wonderful
Pet friendly
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Safari Inn, a Coast Hotel
8.6 Very good
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi

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Top tips for finding Universal City hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Universal City, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Universal City in June and September.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Universal City if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 5 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Universal City hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Universal City found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $156, while the most expensive was $213.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Universal City for 2 days.
  • Visiting Universal City for business? Chances are it may be at Universal City Plaza. If so, hotels offering quick access include the Universal Inn, which is a 1.6-mile drive or one-mile walk from Universal City Plaza.
  • For travelers who want a hotel near Universal City that is close to the nightlife, Studio City is a good place to look. Black Market Liquor Bar and Laurel Tavern are just two of the many bars that dot the area. There are also many nearby hotels like the Studio City Inn and El Patio Inn.
  • North Highland Ave is a good area for hotels that are close to both Hollywood and Universal City. For example, the BLVD Hotel & Suites is 4.5 miles from Universal City and just 1 mile away from Hollywood Blvd. The BLVD Hotel & Suites also has a business center available, making it ideal for business travelers as well as regular guests.
  • Want access to a kitchen or kitchenette while you are in Universal City? The 3-star Best Western Plus Media Center Inn & Suites is a great option for such travelers. Aside from the kitchenettes, the hotel also has a pool and fitness center for guests.
  • If you are looking for cheap hotels in Universal City, perhaps a hotel just north of Universal City in North Hollywood is a good option. Many of the hotels in the area are budget friendly like the El Royale Hotel and The Garland. The two hotels are 1.7 miles and 1.9 miles from Universal City, respectively.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Universal City

  • What areas offer quick access to downtown Los Angeles via public transportation?

    Travelers planning on taking public transport into Los Angeles may want to look for hotels in between Studio City and Universal City where the Metro Red Line runs. Hotels in the area include the Nite Inn and BLVD Hotel & Spa, which are respectively 0.2 miles and 0.3 miles from the Metro Red Line’s Universal City/Studio City station.

  • Are there any luxury hotels in Universal City?

    While there are no 5-star hotels in Universal City, there are two 4-star hotels. The Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City and Sheraton Universal Hotel both have plenty to offer in the way of luxury treatment with the Sheraton featuring a poolside cabana area and a spa.

  • What hotels are near Universal Studios?

    The Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City is a mere 400-ft walk from Universal Studios. The hotel is also only 3.6 miles north of Hollywood and is a 10-minute walk of 0.4 miles from the Universal City/Studio City metro station on the Metro Red Line. At the hotel guests can take a dip in the hotel pool or even stop by the onsite spa.

  • Where to stay in Universal City for families?

    Citywalk is a great area to stay in for families, as it puts you right in the heart of the amusement park. For families who want to stay right beside the amusement park, the best option is to stay at Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City or Sheraton Universal Hotel as they are the closest hotels available.

  • What are the best hotels near Universal Studios Hollywood?

    If you are looking for a hotel close to Universal Studios Hollywood, you should consider staying at Sheraton Universal Hotel and Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City, as they are the most recommended by KAYAK users.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Universal City?

    $397 is the average price for a double room in Universal City, but our users have found rooms for as cheap as $238 in the last 3 days.

  • Which freebies do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Universal City?

    KAYAK users look for a hotel in Universal City with free breakfast or free parking. Hotels with free breakfast in Universal City include Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Universal City?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Universal City districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Universal City city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Universal City hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Universal City that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Los Angeles Adventurer All Suite Hotel At Lax, Safari Inn, a Coast Hotel and Foghorn Harbor Inn.

Where to stay in Universal City?

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