The Garland

Hollywood, Los Angeles

The hotel

As a Preferred Hotel Partner of Universal Studios Hollywood℠, you’re just a free shuttle ride from the parks. Yet, once inside this North Hollywood boutique hotel, you may feel a world away. Take in its relaxed retro vibe and comfy style. Eating at the restaurant here is, as they say, like an evening at an old friend's house. Request a table out on the deck for dining amongst the trees and plants, catch up over a drink in a cosy booth in the lounge or grab a seat at the bar. Check out the weekly programme of activities too — you could join a guided walk, watch a film by the pool or enjoy some complimentary wine tasting. All this, just minutes from LA’s hotspots.

Amenities

  • Families
  • Bar
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Hot tub
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Swimming Pool
  • Close to City Centre

Where is it

In North Hollywood, just minutes from Universal Studios Hollywood℠. Less than 10 minutes drive to the Walk of Fame and a bit further to Beverly Hills. Transfer time from Los Angeles International Airport: 30 minutes (depending on traffic).

Hotel information

257 room and suites. All with a private balcony, air-conditioning, 37" flat-screen TV with access to streaming apps, fridge, bathroom amenities, in-room safe, tea/coffee-making facilities, complimentary WiFi, hairdryer, iron and board (on request). All rooms and balconies are non-smoking. Deluxe Rooms have 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults.

Proof of Vaccination from guests is required to dine or drink indoors at The Front Yard & The Lobby Bar, utilize The Gym, and when attending an event in any of The Garland’s indoor banquet spaces. Gym available by reservation only.

Why is this a Virgin Holidays Favourite?

It is a secluded oasis from the hustle and bustle of LA city with farm fresh dining loved by locals in The Front Yard.

Complimentary shuttle service to Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal CityWalk® and Los Angeles Metro Red Line Station. Self-parking $29, valet parking $33, plus tax per night (payable locally, subject to change).

The Front Yard restaurant with an expansive outdoor patio (Californian cuisine). The Front Yard lounge bar (with daily happy hours). Lobby bar.

Dive-in movies. Seasonal entertainment programme including live music in the courtyard, wine tasting, yoga classes and bottomless brunches*. 

Outdoor heated pool, Jacuzzi and sun deck. Fitness centre. Outdoor courtyard with foosball and board games. 

Room service*. Business centre. Boutique shop with locally crafted gifts. Laundry/dry-cleaning service*. Complimentary safe at front desk. Complimentary WiFi.

*Denotes local charge.

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Always an amazing stay!

Jan 14, 2022 bergelaine Vancouver Island, Canada

The Garland is our go to hotel in LA. From the moment we checked in we had excellent service from all staff (especially a young lady at the front desk). The room and property was spotless and we enjoyed all the amenities and food at the Front Yard! The attention to detail is what puts this place above the average. Great location close to food,… Read more
The Garland is our go to hotel in LA. From the moment we checked in we had excellent service from all staff (especially a young lady at the front desk). The room and property was spotless and we enjoyed all the amenities and food at the Front Yard! The attention to detail is what puts this place above the average. Great location close to food, shopping and Universal Studios. They honestly care about your stay here. Thank you and we look forward to next time! Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Another Great Stay

Jan 12, 2022 yorkshireus Rhode Island

We have been staying at the Garland when we are on the West Coast for six years. The hotel is as excellent as ever. We were even able to bring our dog this time. The hotel has a mid century modern vibe, and there are plenty of places to relax outside, this is a plus in the age of COVID. The COVID policy here is excellent, hand sanitizer freely… Read more
We have been staying at the Garland when we are on the West Coast for six years. The hotel is as excellent as ever. We were even able to bring our dog this time. The hotel has a mid century modern vibe, and there are plenty of places to relax outside, this is a plus in the age of COVID. The COVID policy here is excellent, hand sanitizer freely available, mask policy enforced, rooms sealed for new guests etc. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Loved this hotel

Jan 7, 2022 nz4171

We just got back from a trip touring the Los Angeles area and Universal Studios. We stayed at The Garland for the first time - found it on Expedia. First, the exterior is beautiful. There is the cutest store and restaurant. The lobby was beautiful with a roaring fire and beautiful furnishings. The staff - everyone were super friendly and… Read more
We just got back from a trip touring the Los Angeles area and Universal Studios. We stayed at The Garland for the first time - found it on Expedia. First, the exterior is beautiful. There is the cutest store and restaurant. The lobby was beautiful with a roaring fire and beautiful furnishings. The staff - everyone were super friendly and nice. The rooms were super clean and large, beds very comfortable. The pool area was very nice. Parking was easy and secure and the location was great. Awesome hotel and I would definitely stay there again!!! Definitely great value and 5 stars! Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Fabulous First Visit

Jan 3, 2022 elle22w

It was our first stay at The Garland - and we could not have been more pleased! The staff was personable, friendly and helpful at very turn. The food was outstanding. As our first venture since the pandemic began, it gave us a great sense of relief to see that safety protocols are such a priority at this property - both with respect to having… Read more
It was our first stay at The Garland - and we could not have been more pleased! The staff was personable, friendly and helpful at very turn. The food was outstanding. As our first venture since the pandemic began, it gave us a great sense of relief to see that safety protocols are such a priority at this property - both with respect to having the rooms cleaned and sanitized, and simply enforcing the mask rules at all common areas. Overall, it was an exceptional visit and we will certainly be back. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Very COVID Friendly

Jan 2, 2022 lenafB7262FB

I have gone here for years. I feel at home when we come to stay. I love that they are very COVID friendly. When you first come your room door has a sealed of cleanliness. The staff is all friendly and helpful. I love that they are centrally located and love the shuttle to Universal Studios. Thank you, we will be back.