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hyatt century plaza

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hyatt century plaza

have read that this is a beautiful hotel, however, not sure how close this hotel is to beverly hills center and whether the area is a safe neighbourhood.

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It's a very safe neighborhood, and about 5 minutes from Beverly Hills by car. It is conveniently located in the center of LA, so that you're only about 20 minutes or less to everything from Hollywood to Santa Monica. However, there's little to walk to from this hotel, it is a little isolated.

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There's a shopping mall (the Westfield Century City Mall) across the street from this hotel, but that's pretty much all there is to walk to. Its a very nice hotel, however - in the past U.S. presidents stayed here when visiting LA. Very safe neighborhood.

When you say "beverly hills center", do you mean the massive Beverly Center shopping mall, or do you mean the center of Beverly Hills? The Hyatt is not far from one of the main parts of Beverly Hills around Rodeo Drive, but its a few miles from the Beverly Center shopping mall.

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Thank you for the reply. My apologies for not specifying, but meant the City Center, however, since you have raised this question, would request for a bit more of clarification on both the questions:

- where exactly is the city center...i mean, what is considered the city center. How far would Hyatt be from there.

- second question is that how far would the Hyatt be from the Beverly Center shopping mall.

Are the Crowne Plaza, Best Western Sunset Plaza or the Sofitel a better option than the Hyatt??

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The Best Western and Sofitel are both better options than the Hyatt.

We don't have a "city center". Read our FAQs to learn about the different neighborhoods, LA is made up of neighborhoods, each one has an area of activity, but LA doesn't have a center (nor Beverly Hills).

Beverly Center is not in Beverly HIlls, but on Beverly Blvd in West Hollywood. The Sofitel is across the street from that.

Be sure to read our FAQs or Top Questions for more clarification on your questions.

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The Beverly Center is in a neighborhood between Beverly Hills and West Hollywood called Beverly Grove. This is on the eastern edge of Beverly Hills, and yes, the Sofitel is right across the street and is a very nice hotel. I think Sofitel is a better choice than the Hyatt if you won't have a car, there's more to walk to nearby and public transit access is pretty good there.

Best Western Sunset Plaza is in West Hollywood on the Sunset Strip (a famous stretch of Sunset Blvd.) - lots of restaurants and bars here, its a lively area at night.

I'd prefer the Hyatt, Best Western or Sofitel over the Crowne Plaza - nothing wrong with the Crowne Plaza but its one of the hotels that I mentioned that advertises itself as being in Beverly Hills when its really outside of it, and its on the far south side of Beverly Hills where it can be more difficult getting around on public transportation if you need to start out from there.

The center of Beverly Hills, geographically, would be hard to say exactly as the shape of the area is irregular, but somewhere between santa monica Blvd. and Sunset Blvd. This is not an area you can stay in, as its residential with no hotels. However, for most of us the main part of Beverly Hills would be the "Golden Triangle" area which includes the main part of Rodeo Drive - if you look on a map this is the triangular area bordered by Wilshire Blvd. on the south, Santa Monica Blvd. to the north and Rexford drive to the East.

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6. Re: hyatt century plaza

Will you have a car? What specific sites do you plan to visit?

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unfortunately, not planning to take a car since am from a part of the world where we drive on the opposite side and hence a bit hesitant to venture in that direction. Would look forward to your advice on places to visit or things to do, keeping in mind that there is no car and i would make use of cabs and public transport.

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Take a look at our FAQs section -- a link at the top of the TOPIC LIST. There is a topic in the FAQs called "Itinerary Ideas" which includes itineraries for persons with cars as well as those without. Of the hotels you've listed, I like the Sofitel the best. You can, often find it on Hotwire.com at a discount (look for the 4.5-star hotel in Beverly Hills - West Hollywood").

The hotel is within easy walking distance to dozens of restaurants of all kinds and in all price ranges as well as outlet shops (at the Beverly Connection mall -- diagonally across the intersection from the hotel), high-end shops (at the Beverly Center -- across the street from the hotel) and at the Grove (a mall about a 5-minute bus ride east of the hotel, next to CBS Television studios). It's a 7-minute taxi ride to the Sunset Strip from there as well as to Beverly Hills; slightly longer to Hollywood.

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