Destination guide

The artsy city of Chinatown awaits you

The area's art galleries and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Chinatown. This cosmopolitan and walkable city entices travelers with its shopping and restaurants. Citadel Outlets and Hollywood Walk of Fame are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Chinatown

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Chinatown a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Warner Brothers Studio (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Sony Pictures Studios (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Santa Monica Pier (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • NBC Studios (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Raleigh Studio Hollywood (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Chinatown

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Chinatown is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Venice Beach (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Griffith Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Los Angeles State Historic Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Pershing Square (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Echo Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Chinatown

The nearest airport is in Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal), located 11.6 mi (18.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Burbank, CA (BUR-Bob Hope), which is 11.6 mi (18.6 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Los Angeles Union Station. Catch a ride on the metro at Union Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Chinatown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 50 holiday lettings near Chinatown. From 12 Houses to 37 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Chinatown is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Chinatown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Chinatown:

  • Downtown: 358 holiday homes
  • South Los Angeles: 3,065 holiday homes
  • Northridge: 263 holiday homes
  • East Whitter: 19 holiday homes
  • Brentwood: 969 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Chinatown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Chinatown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Los Angeles Union Station: 5,469 holiday lettings
  • Los Angeles State Historic Park: 5,394 holiday lettings
  • Chinese American Museum: 5,365 holiday lettings
  • Hawaiian Gardens Casino: 3,239 holiday lettings
  • Venice Beach: 5,591 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Chinatown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Chinatown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 12 Houses in Chinatown. Our other popular types of Chinatown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 37 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 34 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Chinatown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 17 holiday homes with pool available in Chinatown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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