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Best place to stay in LA

Rawalpindi, Pakistan
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Best place to stay in LA

My wife and I (both in our fifties) are planning a four day visit to LA in mid November. This will be our first visit to this city. Please recommend the best neighbourhood to stay. Should it be within the city or nearby in places like Santa Monica. We will have a rented car with us.

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1. Re: Best place to stay in LA

There is a top question on the LA forum to give you more information

Where to Stay in L.A. Overview of popular neighborhoods and 2 easy maps of L.A. !!

under top questions

https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowForum-g32655…

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2. Re: Best place to stay in LA

What is your budget per night for hotel?

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3. Re: Best place to stay in LA

There are many Best Neighborhoods in the LA area! Nothing beats a sunset view, from a hotel balcony in Santa Monica!

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4. Re: Best place to stay in LA

Here's a link to the LA forum.

https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowForum-g32655…

Please review the first two forum posts, one topic is neighborhoods. There are many, wonderful Los Angeles neighborhoods, none of them are best, because you would choose based on your itinerary.

Central to most tourist activities are Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Hollywood, Beverly Grove - and those are also full of hotels.

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5. Re: Best place to stay in LA

Thank you all. My budget is around $250 per night and I would like easy access to the major touristy spots in LA. I am beginning to feel that Santa Monica may not. E as lively in November as it is nowadays and getting into LA and back again in the evenings would take too much time. Beverly Grive seems more appealing now. Let me check out some airbnb rentals in that area. I just hope it won't turn out to be too boring!

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6. Re: Best place to stay in LA

No whole home Airbnbs are legal in Santa Monica. They are fine in Hollywood and Beverly Grove. Santa Monica is a thriving city in our own right. We don't rely on tourists, the city has millions of people from LA who flow between. But I agree, November isn't necessary to spend the extra money to stay here.

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