Getting Around West Hollywood

What is West Hollywood's nearest airport?

If you’re flying in, you can choose from a couple of airports near West Hollywood. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 12 miles away, while the much smaller and less busy Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) is about 11 miles from West Hollywood.

Other airport options include Ontario International Airport (ONT), which is about 47 miles away; or John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA), which is approximately 52 miles away from West Hollywood.


Can you walk around West Hollywood?

Absolutely. In fact, West Hollywood is known as “Walkable WeHo” and since 2011, it’s been rated the most walkable city in California. Download the city’s guidebook, WeHo to Go, for information on maps, bike routes and lanes, recommended walks, Zipcar stations, rapid transit options, and much more.


Can you visit West Hollywood without a car?

Definitely! Check out the WeHo to Go guidebook and WeHo Without Wheels for more information on how to get around West Hollywood and the surrounding Los Angeles area via train, bus, and bike.


How far is it from West Hollywood to Venice Beach?

It’s approximately 10 miles from West Hollywood to Venice Beach. Depending on traffic, you’re looking at about $18-$25 (each way) for Uber or Lyft.


Where is West Hollywood Park?

West Hollywood Park is located at 647 N. San Vicente Boulevard, just over a mile southwest of 1 Hotel West Hollywood. It offers everything from basketball and tennis courts to a children’s play area and a public pool, and it hosts athletic, community, and cultural outreach events throughout the year.


Is 1 Hotel West Hollywood near The Abbey?

Yes! Our West Hollywood hotel is only a mile northwest of the world-famous gay bar, The Abbey Food & Bar. It’s hard to believe that The Abbey initially started out as a small coffee shop back in 1991. Over the years, it’s expanded substantially to a 16,000-square-foot venue featuring four bars and a full menu until 2AM. Today, The Abbey is regarded as one of the best gay bars in the world and one of the most popular nightlife destinations in Los Angeles.  


Where is West Hollywood's Just Food For Dogs?

We get asked this question a lot, since 1 Hotel West Hollywood is very much a pet-friendly hotel. (Dog owners and pets alike especially love the fluffy dog beds we provide.)

But if you want to amp your doggy diet, Just Food for Dogs offers freshly prepared meals from human-grade ingredient, nutritionally balanced for your pet's needs! They’ll deliver directly to your hotel room at 1 Hotel West Hollywood, or you can visit the West Hollywood Kitchen location at 7870 Santa Monica Boulevard—and watch your dog’s food being made at the only open kitchens in the pet-food industry.

*Minimum $50 purchase for free delivery.


How safe is West Hollywood?

West Hollywood is a fantastic—and safe—place to explore. The city is a high-energy melting pot of progressive people and artistic spirits, and is widely regarded as California’s creative center of culture, design, and entertainment. It’s worth mentioning, though, that West Hollywood is quite popular with tourists, who can occasionally be unsuspecting. So, practice common sense, as you would in any major city, and make sure to keep things locked and possessions secure.