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The Best Affordable Boutique Hotels in Los Angeles

Consider making these haute hotels your homebase during your next getaway to the City of Angels. The best part about every property? They won’t break your budget!

The Garland Hotel

The Garland Hotel

3 Stars | Website | Hollywood Burbank Airport

257 | Outdoor swimming pool, Fitness center, Pets allowed | 1

Gibson Amphitheatre, Universal Studios, Runyon Canyon Park

This bucolic North Hollywood abode served as a safe space for the LGBTQ+ community in the 70s and 80s. It has since transformed into a perfect place for a groovy getaway. Kicking off Pride Month––and to celebrate its 50th anniversary––is the second annual “Drag Yourself to the Valley.” This fabulous evening features performances from fierce drag queens like adoredelano, willowpillqueen, and willam.

Mama Shelter Los Angeles

Mama Shelter Los Angeles

4 Stars | Website | Hollywood Burbank Airport

70 | Rooftop, Pets allowed, Arcade/game room | 4

ArcLight Theater Hollywood, Dolby Theater, Melrose Avenue

A block away from the Walk of Fame, this is the perfect place for action-seeking travelers. The hotel is effortlessly cool, with 70 king-side rooms designed by Thierry Gaugain that embody the beauty of the California landscape. Head up to the rooftop to unwind while looking out at the sprawling city views, or wait until nightfall to turn up with whatever DJ is spinning.

Hotel June West LA

Hotel June West LA

3 Stars | Website | Los Angeles International Airport

250 | Outdoor swimming pool, Fitness center, Pets allowed | 2

Venice Beach Boardwalk, Pacific Park, Santa Monica Pier

Just five minutes to Playa Vista and LAX, Hotel June embodies the free-spirited California nature, truly making it feel like a world unto itself. Mid-century modern furniture fill each room, and caravanswimclub, the Baja-inspired pool club, is ideal for laid-back lounging.

Palihotel Westwood Village

Palihotel Westwood Village

3 Stars | Website | Los Angeles International Airport

55 | Garden, Pets allowed, Free WiFi | 0

UCLA, Westfield Century City, Getty Center

The 55, design-forward hotel was once home to Westwood Village’s first-ever hotel in 1939, and brings Parisian eclecticism to the recognized university town. Highly-stylized rooms blend classic and contemporary art and design. Stock the smegusa fridge with treats, and lather up with custom bath products.

Freehand Hotel Downtown LA

Freehand Los Angeles

4 Stars | Website | Los Angeles International Airport

226 | Outdoor swimming pool, Fitness center, Pets allowed | 3

Orpheum Theatre, LA Fashion District, Grammy Museum

Set in the Commercial Exchange building, find shared and private stays with interiors by roman_and_williams_. Freehand is steps away from the best bars, markets, and attractions in DTLA, but be sure to visit brokenshaker on the rooftop for a craft cocktail.

LINE Hotel Los Angeles

The LINE LA

4 Stars | Website | Los Angeles International Airport

383 | Outdoor swimming pool, Fitness center, Pets allowed | 2

The Wiltern, Paramount Studios, Melrose Avenue

Koreatown is one of the only neighborhoods where you’ll find karaoke and taco trucks open past 2am, but you won’t want to venture far from the refreshing rooms. Each pair brutalist design with modern touches––think cement walls, floor-to-ceiling windows, hemp-woven blankets and chairs, and bold geometric light fixtures.

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