Although they may not have the glitz and glamour of five-star Beverly Hills establishments or the chic aesthetic of Downtown Los Angeles boutique hotels, these venues close to LAX offer all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. And the best part? You won’t have to jostle with the notoriously bad traffic along the sprawling freeways to catch your flight. Here are a few of the best hotels in Hawthorne – bookable on Culture Trip – to experience on your next visit to the City of Angels.
Lovers of old-world charm should book a stay at this gorgeous hotel. The 173 guest rooms and suites are decorated with patterned textiles in an array of rich colors and feature beds with pillow-top mattresses, wooden headboards and marble tables. There’s an outdoor courtyard with a fountain that’s perfect for whiling away an afternoon – plus a fitness center and an outdoor heated pool. For a sumptuous meal, drop by the on-site Polanco Mexican Steakhouse to tuck into its signature steak with roasted vegetables and salsa verde.
If you’re hoping to soak up the sunshine and hit the beaches during your time here, this is the place for you – Hermosa Beach, Dockweiler State Beach and El Segundo Beach are all a short drive away. As far as the lodgings go, you’ll find a range of generously sized studios with modern and functional furnishings, separate living areas and beds topped with super-soft pillows and duvets. There’s also a fitness center and an outdoor pool on-site – should you fancy a dip.
For stately rooms and suites that are great for kicking back and relaxing, make a beeline for this hotel. Guest rooms feature a contemporary aesthetic, with clean lines, light-wood furniture and a neutral color palette. Suites come with an additional pull-out sofa bed, making them a solid pick for families. Dining-wise, you can grab provisions at the convenience store or tuck into delicious and authentic wood-fired pizzas at the restaurant – both are on-site.
Plan to do some cooking during your time here? You can’t go wrong with this choice. Each of the spacious suites has a fully functional kitchen with all the amenities you may need, including a stove, a microwave oven and a dishwasher. Besides huge beds and in-room work areas, there’s a 24-hour fitness center, complimentary laundry facilities and picnic tables where you can feast on your culinary creations al fresco.
With blackout curtains and plush beds topped with triple-sheeted bedding and four pillows each, you’re all but guaranteed a good night’s sleep at this fine establishment. Once you’ve risen from your slumber, start your morning on the right note with a complimentary hot meal – you can also enjoy free coffee and tea throughout the day. If you’re in the mood for a refreshing swim, be sure to check out the outdoor heated pool – there’s even a kiddy version for the little ones – and whirlpool facilities.
This hotel is a great no-frills option for those who prefer their accommodation on the simpler side. The cozy rooms have large beds with pillow-top mattresses, work desks with ergonomic chairs, and microwaves. As far as the amenities go, there’s an outdoor heated pool and on-site charging stations for electric vehicles. Be sure to pick up a complimentary grab-and-go breakfast before heading out for your day of adventures.
Only minutes away from LAX, this hotel provides a homey sanctuary to bed down near the airport. Rooms are tastefully furnished with comfortable beds, work areas, easy chairs with ottomans, and microwaves. You can enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast to begin the day and pick up snacks from the 24-hour convenience store whenever you’re feeling peckish. The hotel additionally provides a free shuttle service to and from the airport.
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