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10 Best Affordable Hotels in Los Angeles for Families

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Traveling to any city can be expensive for families of any size — especially when that city is Los Angeles. You don”t have to break the bank to stroll the Hollywood Walk of Fame or experience the thrills at Universal Studios Hollywood, though. These affordable hotels in Los Angeles for families offer value-packed incentives, such as free breakfast and in-room kitchens, to help cut costs.

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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Hollywood Hotel Walk of Fame

As the name suggests, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Hollywood Hotel Walk of Fame is located a hop, skip, and a jump from the Hollywood Walk of Fame, as well as the Hollywood Bowl, Universal Studios, and Rodeo Drive. Families will enjoy amenities such as an outdoor pool, an onsite fitness center, free Wi-Fi, and onsite laundry facilities. Kids ages 12 and under also eat free at the hotel"s restaurant, making it an ideal cheap hotel in Los Angeles for families.

Hampton Inn & Suites Los Angeles/Sherman Oaks

Hampton Inn & Suites Los Angeles/Sherman Oaks (just a 15-minute drive from Universal Studios and Hollywood) provides families with all the amenities they need while traveling on a budget, including free Wi-Fi, free breakfast every morning, and an indoor heated pool. Cribs are available upon request, as well.

Hollywood Orchid Suites

Located right next door to the Hollywood & Highland Entertainment Complex, Hollywood Orchid Suites features amenities such as fully equipped kitchens, an outdoor heated swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, and free continental breakfast. The apartment-size suites make it an ideal option for larger families seeking an affordable hotel in Los Angeles.

Magic Castle Hotel

Just one block from the Hollywood Walk of Fame is the Magic Castle Hotel, perfect for families looking to explore the Los Angeles area on a budget. Amenities include complimentary continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, and an outdoor heated pool (open 24 hours). Kids also enjoy popsicles by the pool while parents sit back and unwind after a busy day spent exploring. Both standard rooms and suites are available, and feature DVD players, full kitchens, and cribs upon request.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pasadena-Colorado Blvd.

The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pasadena-Colorado Blvd. may be located just under 11 miles from Los Angeles in Pasadena, but that doesn"t mean it"s still not in the center of all the action. It"s a quick drive to the Rose Bowl Stadium, shopping, and museums. Amenities include an outdoor pool, laundry services, and free breakfast. Rooms include coffeemakers, microwaves, and mini-bars in this cheap Los Angeles hotel.

Comfort Inn Near Old Town Pasadena

Just a 15-minute drive from Los Angeles is the Comfort Inn Near Old Town Pasadena, where families can relax and unwind from their busy days exploring the City of Angels. Amenities at this affordable family hotel include free hot breakfast, laundry facilities, an outdoor pool, and free Wi-Fi.

Howard Johnson Inn & Suites – Reseda

Located in the always-sunny San Fernando Valley and just minutes from Universal Studios is the Howard Johnson Inn & Suites – Reseda. Families can enjoy amenities such as free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool, and free parking. Guestrooms feature refrigerators and sleeper sofas. Complimentary continental breakfast is available, as well, making this affordable Los Angeles hotel perfect for families.

BEST WESTERN Royal Palace Inn & Suites

The BEST WESTERN Royal Palace Inn & Suites, located in West Los Angeles (with Beverly Hills and Santa Monica just 2 miles away), offers families amenities such as complimentary breakfast, a pool, and high-speed internet access. Rooms include refrigerators, microwaves, coffeemakers, and safes. Since you've saved money on your affordable LA hotel, explore the city and visit Rodeo Drive (4 miles away), Paramount Studios (8 miles away), and the Los Angeles Zoo (12 miles away).

Hollywood Hills Hotel

The Hollywood Hills Hotel is the perfect place for families to seek respite from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles, but still be able to dive quickly back into it. Amenities include complimentary continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and a pool at this affordable family hotel. Most rooms feature balconies with seriously impressive views of the city, kitchenettes, and coffeemakers. The hotel is within walking distance of attractions such as the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Kodak Theatre, and Hollywood and Highland shopping making it a great place to stay on an affordable family vacation to Los Angeles.

Quality Inn Hollywood

Stay at the Quality Inn Hollywood with the family and prepare to dive into all things Los Angeles for the entire length of your stay. Amenities include free coffee, free continental breakfast, valet cleaning service, and an outdoor pool. Rooms feature microwaves, refrigerators and coffeemakers at this cheap hotel in Los Angeles.

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