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Westwood is a thriving, upscale community located on the west side of Los Angeles near UCLA. The "Westwood Village" area has become one of the most desired places to live within the city. This "city within a city" is a mix of old-world style and cosmopolitan amenities and has much to offer residents and visitors alike. In Westwood, you will find modern architecture alongside Spanish, Tudor and English style homes. Westwood has its own businesses, restaurants, recreation and shopping for visitors, but it is located near the Century City and Brentwood areas of Los Angeles, and therefore has easy access to all these communities have to offer, as well. Other things to do in Westwood include visiting the museums, galleries and boutiques. Or, you can take a sightseeing tour, and a short drive takes you to such exciting locations as Santa Monica, Bel Air, Beverly Hills and Malibu. In Westwood, you are just minutes from all the other southern California attractions like Hollywood, Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, Venice Beach and more. Westwood is self-contained and has its own village atmosphere and community spirit, yet is also part of the whole exciting metropolis of the city of Los Angeles.

Surrounding areas: Beverly Hills, California (2.1 mi), Brentwood, California (2.5 mi), Los Angeles, California (3.7 mi), Santa Monica, California (3.8 mi), West Hollywood, California (4.6 mi), Venice, California (4.7 mi), Marina Del Rey, California (5.5 mi)

Westwood Vacation Rentals

Westwood Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Stars Inn10269 Santa Monica BlvdCentury City, CA (310) 556-3076
Claremont Hotel1044 Tiverton AveLos Angeles, CA (310) 208-5957
Courtyard By Marriott Century City10320 W Olympic BlvdLos Angeles, CA (310) 556-2777
Hilgard House Hotel927 Hilgard AveLos Angeles, CA (310) 208-3945
Holiday Inn Express10330 W Olympic BlvdLos Angeles, CA (310) 553-1000
Los Angeles West Travelodge10740 Santa Monica BlvdLos Angeles, CA (310) 474-4576
Ramada LTD West1052 Tiverton AveLos Angeles, CA (310) 208-6677
W Hotel930 Hilgard AveLos Angeles, CA (310) 208-8765
Holiday Inn Express11250 Santa Monica BlvdLos Angeles, CA1.2 mi.(310) 478-1400
Beverly Hilton Hotel9876 Wilshire BlvdBeverly Hills, CA1.3 mi.(310) 285-1329
Beverly House Hotel140 S Lasky DrBeverly Hills, CA1.3 mi.(310) 271-2145
The Peninsula Beverly Hills9882 S Santa Monica BlvdBeverly Hills, CA1.3 mi.(310) 273-4888
Mosaic Hotel In Beverly Hills125 S Spalding DrBeverly Hills, CA1.4 mi.(310) 278-0303
Best Western Royal Palace2528 S Sepulveda BlvdLos Angeles, CA1.5 mi.(310) 477-9066
Hillcreste Apt1420 Ambassador StWest Los Angeles, CA1.5 mi.(800) 773-1500
Luxe Hotel Rodeo Drive360 N Rodeo DrBeverly Hills, CA1.8 mi.(310) 273-0300
Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel9500 Wilshire BlvdBeverly Hills, CA1.8 mi.(310) 275-5200
Loews Beverly Hills Hotels1224 S Beverwil DrLos Angeles, CA1.8 mi.(310) 277-2800
Lowes Beverly Hills Hotels1224 S Beverwil DrLos Angeles, CA1.8 mi.(310) 277-2800
Crowne Plaza Beverly Hills1150 South Beverly DrLos Angeles, CA1.9 mi.(310) 553-6561
Residence Inn By Marriott Beverly Hills1177 South Beverly DrLos Angeles, CA1.9 mi.(800) 331-3131
Beverly Pavilion Hotel9360 Wilshire BlvdBeverly Hills, CA2.1 mi.(310) 273-1400
Radisson Beverly Pavilion Hotel9360 Wilshire BlvdBeverly Hills, CA2.1 mi.(310) 273-1400
ST Regis Regis Lodges Motor Hotel11955 Wilshire BlvdWest Los Angeles, CA2.1 mi.(310) 477-6021
Raffles L'ermitage Beverly Hills9291 Burton WayBeverly Hills, CA2.2 mi.(310) 278-3344
Wilshire Motel12023 Wilshire BlvdLos Angeles, CA2.2 mi.(310) 478-3545
Luxe Hotel Sunset Blvd11461 Sunset BlvdLos Angeles, CA2.4 mi.(310) 476-6571
Brentwood Suites Hotel199 N Church LnLos Angeles, CA2.6 mi.(310) 476-6255
Carlyle Inn1119 S Robertson BlvdLos Angeles, CA2.6 mi.(310) 275-4445
Four Seasons Hotel300 S Doheny DrLos Angeles, CA2.6 mi.(310) 273-2222
Travelodge3102 Pico BlvdSanta Monica, CA2.6 mi.(800) 231-7679
Days Inn3007 Santa Monica BlvdSanta Monica, CA2.7 mi.(310) 829-6333
Stardust Motor Hotel3202 Wilshire BlvdSanta Monica, CA2.7 mi.(310) 828-4584
Clark Plaza Hotel141 S Clark DrLos Angeles, CA2.9 mi.(310) 278-9310
Comfort Inn Santa Monica2815 Santa Monica BlvdSanta Monica, CA2.9 mi.(310) 828-5517
Metro Motel8846 National BlvdCulver City, CA3.1 mi.(310) 838-4554
Deano's Motel3868 S Sepulveda BlvdCulver City, CA3.2 mi.(310) 390-3511
Holiday Inn Express3930 Sepulveda BlvdCulver City, CA3.3 mi.(310) 390-2189
Sofitel Los Angeles8555 Beverly BlvdLos Angeles, CA3.3 mi.(310) 278-5444
Travelodge Culver City11180 Washington PlCulver City, CA3.4 mi.(310) 839-1111

Westwood Weather & Climate

Southern California enjoys a mild year round climate that is classified as Mediterranean. There are two distinct seasonal changes, categorized by the amount of rainfall received - a dry summer and wet winter with modest variation in temperature. In the dry season, a Pacific high-pressure system dominates the weather pattern creating warm and very dry air and a thick marine layer that typically advances inland during the night and burns off to hazy sunshine by midday. Surface pollutants trapped under the marine layer, or fog, create L.A.'s infamous "smog." In winter, the high system is no longer dominant and storms fed by subtropical moisture bring lots of rain into southern California during the months of November through March. Afternoon sea breezes of 10 to 15 mph are common. Strong offshore winds, known as "Santa Anas," though not uncommon, rarely cause damage.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 66°F 49°F 4.09 in. 58°F
February 66°F 49°F 4.93 in. 58°F
March 66°F 50°F 3.54 in. 60°F
April 69°F 53°F 0.86 in. 60°F
May 69°F 56°F 0.34 in. 60°F
June 73°F 59°F 0.11 in. 62°F
July 76°F 62°F 0.02 in. 64°F
August 78°F 63°F 0.16 in. 68°F
September 77°F 62°F 0.32 in. 69°F
October 75°F 58°F 0.57 in. 68°F
November 70°F 53°F 1.35 in. 64°F
December 67°F 50°F 2.39 in. 60°F

Westwood Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Los Angeles International airport (LAX) located about 7 miles south of Westwood in Los Angeles, California, the Bob Hope airport (BUR) located approximately 10 miles northeast of Westwood in Burbank, California, the Van Nuys airport (VNY) located roughly 11 miles northwest of Westwood in Los Angeles ( Van Nuys ), California, and finally the Long Beach airport (LGB) located around 22 miles southeast of Westwood in Long Beach, California.

Westwood Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Pacific ParkSanta MonicaCA4.3 mi.
Universal Studios HollywoodUniversal CityCA7.2 mi.
Knott's Berry FarmBuena ParkCA28.0 mi.
Six Flags Magic MountainValenciaCA28.7 mi.
Adventure CityAnaheimCA33.3 mi.
Disney's California AdventureAnaheimCA33.3 mi.
DisneylandAnaheimCA33.3 mi.
Scandia Amusement ParkOntarioCA44.6 mi.
Boomers Family Fun CenterUplandCA44.9 mi.
Castle Amusement ParkRiversideCA59.7 mi.
Pharaohs Lost KingdomRedlandsCA71.5 mi.
Legoland CaliforniaCarlsbadCA87.8 mi.
Water Parks
Six Flags Hurricane HarborSanta ClaritaCA24.1 mi.
Soak City U.S.A.Buena ParkCA28.0 mi.
Six Flags Hurricane HarborValenciaCA28.7 mi.
Raging WatersSan DimasCA35.9 mi.
The Haunted Galleon and Volcano IslandLake ElsinoreCA68.8 mi.
Pharaoh's WaterparkRedlandsCA71.5 mi.
Oasis WaterparkPalm SpringsCA109.2 mi.
Golf Courses
Brentwood LakeBrentwoodCA2.3 mi.
Shadow Lakes Golf ClubBrentwoodCA2.3 mi.
Brentwood Country ClubBrentwoodCA3.2 mi.
Griffith Park Golf CoursesLos AngelesCA3.7 mi.
Los Feliz Golf CourseLos AngelesCA3.7 mi.
Maggie Hathaway Par 3 Golf CourseLos AngelesCA3.7 mi.
Rancho Park Golf CourseLos AngelesCA3.7 mi.
Penmar Golf CourseVeniceCA3.9 mi.
Studio City Golf CourseStudio CityCA6.3 mi.
Westchester Golf CourseLos AngelesCA6.9 mi.
Sepulveda Golf ComplexEncinoCA7.6 mi.
Woodley Lakes Golf CourseVan NuysCA8.6 mi.
Roosevelt Municipal Golf CourseLos AngelesCA9.1 mi.
Rancho Maria Golf ClubSanta MariaCA9.5 mi.
Sunset Ridge Golf CenterSanta MariaCA9.5 mi.
Van Nuys Golf CourseVan NuysCA9.9 mi.
Lakes at El SegundoEl SegundoCA10.2 mi.
Rancho Del Rey Golf ClubAtwaterCA10.9 mi.
Chester Washington Golf CourseLos AngelesCA11.6 mi.
Marriott Golf CourseManhattan BeachCA11.6 mi.
De Bell Municipal Golf CourseBurbankCA12.6 mi.
Scholl Canyon Golf & Tennis ClubGlendaleCA13.0 mi.
Mission Hills Golf CourseSepulvedaCA13.5 mi.
Hansen Dam Golf CoursePacoimaCA14.3 mi.
South Gate Municipal Golf CourseSouth GateCA14.6 mi.
Verdugo Hills Golf CourseTujungaCA15.3 mi.
Monterey Park Golf CourseMonterey ParkCA15.4 mi.
Arroyo Seco Golf CourseSouth PasadenaCA15.5 mi.
Sea Aire Park Golf CourseTorranceCA16.1 mi.
Knollwood Golf CourseGranada HillsCA16.6 mi.
Ski Areas
Ski SunriseWrightwoodCA50.2 mi.
Snow ValleyRunning SpringsCA76.3 mi.
State Parks
Will Rogers State ParkCA4.6 mi. 
Santa Monica Beach State ParkCA5.1 mi. 
Santa Monica Beach State ParkCA5.1 mi. 
Will Rogers Beach State ParkCA5.5 mi. 
Dockweiler Beach State ParkCA9.4 mi. 
Manhattan Beach State ParkCA12.2 mi. 
Redondo Beach State ParkCA16.6 mi. 
Malibu Creek State ParkCA17.4 mi. 
Placerita Canyon State ParkCA21.7 mi. 
White Point State ParkCA24.9 mi. 
Alamitos Bay State ParkCA28.5 mi. 
Point Mugu State ParkCA33.4 mi. 
Bolsa Chica Beach State ParkCA33.8 mi. 
Huntington Beach State ParkCA39.5 mi. 
Angels AtticSanta MonicaCA4.3 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Museum of FlyingSanta MonicaCA4.3 mi.(Technology)
California Heritage MuseumSanta MonicaCA4.3 mi.(History)
Museum of ToleranceLos AngelesCA10.7 mi.(History)
Carole and Barry Kaye Museum of MiniaturesLos AngelesCA10.7 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Modern Fresco GalleryLos AngelesCA10.7 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Museum of Web ArtLos AngelesCA10.7 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Autry Museum of Western HeritageLos AngelesCA10.7 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
California African-American MuseumLos AngelesCA10.7 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
J. Paul Getty MuseumLos AngelesCA10.7 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
L. RON HUBBARD LIFE EXHIBITION MUSEUMLos AngelesCA10.7 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Reale-Rydell Computer MuseumLos AngelesCA10.7 mi.(Technology)
Getty MuseumLos AngelesCA10.7 mi.(Art)
Korean American Museum of Art and Cultural CenterLos AngelesCA10.7 mi.(Art)
Los Angeles County Museum of ArtLos AngelesCA10.7 mi.(Art)
Museum of FredLos AngelesCA10.7 mi.(Art)
Western Museum of ScoutingLos AngelesCA10.7 mi.(Children's)
West Valley MuseumWoodland HillsCA12.7 mi.(History)
Norton SimonPasadenaCA17.6 mi.(Art)
American military museumEl MonteCA23.1 mi.(Technology)
Zoos and Aquariums
Los Angeles ZooLos AngelesCA10.7 mi.
Birch AquariumLa JollaCA34.6 mi.
Santa Ana ZooSanta AnaCA38.8 mi.
Santa Barbara Zoological GardensSanta BarbaraCA76.7 mi.
San Diego Wild Animal ParkSan DiegoCA118.2 mi.
San Diego ZooSan DiegoCA118.2 mi.
Sea World of San DiegoSan DiegoCA118.2 mi.

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