Destination guide

Lively Westwood will entice you

Take a holiday to Westwood and enjoy the area's museums, live music and art galleries. This city's sporting events, bars and university setting draw many visitors. J. Paul Getty Museum and Sony Pictures Studios are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Westwood

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Westwood a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sony Pictures Studios (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Santa Monica Pier (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Warner Brothers Studio (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • NBC Studios (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • 20th Century Fox Studio (2 mi / 3.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Westwood

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Westwood is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Venice Beach (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Griffith Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Will Rogers Memorial Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Beverly Gardens Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Franklin Canyon Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Westwood

The nearest airport is in Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal), located 3.4 mi (5.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), which is 8.7 mi (13.9 km) away.

Where to stay near Westwood?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,015 holiday rentals near Westwood. From 429 Condos/Apartments to 371 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Westwood is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Hollywood Hills: 1,765 holiday homes
  • Studio City: 2,087 holiday homes
  • Venice: 705 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 327 holiday homes
  • Ocean Park: 795 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Fowler Museum: 5,764 holiday rentals
  • Los Angeles Country Club: 5,838 holiday rentals
  • University of California Los Angeles: 3,751 holiday rentals
  • UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame: 5,749 holiday rentals
  • Tischler House: 5,735 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Westwood 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 Condos/Apartments in Westwood?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 429 Condos/Apartments in Westwood. Our other popular types of Westwood holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 371 holiday houses
  • Villas: 39 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 31 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Westwood?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 366 holiday homes with pool available in Westwood. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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