W Los Angeles - Westwood

Address: 930 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, California, 90024, United States | 4 star hotel
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

How has this hotel rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.


This 4 star hotel, located in the Westside area of Los Angeles, is near Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Geffen Playhouse, Santa Monica Museum of Art, and Mildred Mathias Botanical Gardens.
Map this hotel



    Historical Traveler Reviews W Los Angeles - Westwood

    Totally AWESOME!


    The W Los Angeles is absolutley AWESOME! I loved it! I was surprised by the negitive reviews on here. This was one of the best hotels that I have ever stayed in and I've stayed in a lot of hotels. At least I think I have, but I'm 20. The hotel's design is incredible. The rooms are HUGE!! I hear the bar and restaurant is also awesome, but I didn't use either. I don't/can't drink. :-) The grounds are also awesome. The staff, contrary to what many reviews have said, was very, very nice to me. They went out of there way even though I was young. I was also getting my stay for FREE, because it was an award night for belonging to SPG, and tney treated me VERY well. They put me on the penthouse level and I had a HUGE suite (again for FREE!:-). I didn't like it, however, because it looked across to another room, so I called and asked if they had any others available. He was SO nice and curtious and said "of course!, let me see what else we have." He gave me a choice and I decided on a room with a pool view. A bellboy arrived within a munite with a new key and took me and my luggage to my new room. It was a little smaller, but with a great view. The front desk even called to make sure that the room was OK, and to not hesitate to call them if I need anything else. I was blown away by the service! The pool area is very, very nice. The location of the hotel is also great - in a quiet residential neighborhood! The only problem was that there was only valet parking at (I think) $23 a night. I parked in an adjecent garage, but I don't know if that will be an option all the time. After I parked, the attentent came up to me and I asked if it was OK to park overnight. He said, not usually, but that he would let me and not to tell anyone that he was letting me. haha. Other than that 1 garage, there is nowhere else to park, including the street, which was permit only in all the surrounding areas. Overall, one of the most awesome hotels I have ever stayed in!! And when I checked out my bill was $0!

    :-) And they were STILL nice to me! haha.

    Never Again


    Stayed for a week on business. Very disappointing! I had to actually leave my dirty glasses on the floor in front of the door before anyone thought to replenish them, even though I asked many times. Same goes for towels. Very pretentious staff and not welcoming at all.

    The MOST comfortable beds ever!


    Once you can get thru all the traffic to get here, it's quite the oasis. Unfortunately, I was only able to stay one day, but it was great. Aveda products in the bathroom and the most comfortable bed I've ever slept in. Granted - the bar is a bit snooty - but if you're totally into the LA scene, this is definitely one place to hang out.

    This was my first W experience, and I will be back. I found the staff to be rather courteous and friendly, albeit my stay was short. Walking distance to UCLA, great shopping and restaurants.



    $8 beers! ...$12 drinks!!...$13 valet...welomce to the GREEDIEST bar in Los Angeles....sad because the space are outdoor pool area are stunning.

    Look elsewhere for good service.


    Over-rated. Pretentious. Service generally poor, but oh how great they think it is. And yes, check the bill for the slipped in "extras".

    Better hotels nearby.



    I recently stayed three nights at the W Hotel with a friend of mine and love it! The room, the spa the pool, I felt totally pampered. I defenitely recommend this hotel and will be back in the near future again.

    Not Whatever, Whenever...


    The W was horrendous. Horrible service, way too snooty with no substance. The room was very expensive ($350) and the first room they brought us to was dirty! The room had clearly been used and not cleaned. A hurried attempt to find us another room lasted about 40 mintues. After much complaining, we were given the Presidential Suite. The suite was nice and big but the TV didn't even work! Although their motto is Whatever, Whenever, the W Westwood is more apt to say no, never. A horrible hotel that is not worth your hard earned $$.

    Can't Beat the W!!


    The W in Westwood was awesome. Best service/ staff. They were courteous and there for anything. Watch out for the $20+ valet charge per day. I wasn't aware of it. Nevertheless, they have the most comfortable beds. Great room service. Worth every penny. Anywhere I visit I'll stay in a W hotel!

    The place stinks ! Find another hotel !


    I stayed in this hotel for 3 days while visiting UCLA in March, 2002. All I can say is BAD SERVICE. The room I was allocated, wouldn't open with the key they provided. Turned out that the locks had been changed. 20 minutes wasted on just the key trial process. Next room we walked up to, had the door knob disassembled. Pathetic. The lobby was tired. The staff had an attitude. Phew, and to top it off, I was charged for an item from the honor bar, WHICH I DID NOT TOUCH, slipped into my bill on the last day !!! You are better off in any other Hotel...forget this one !!

    W Los Angeles


    My wife and I stayed at the W Hotel 12/20/01 - 12/23/01

    It was great!! I highly recommend it. The room was VERY SPACIOUS and nicely appointed. The hotel personnel were extremely helpful and accomodating. The residential-like location was pleasant. Numerous eateries are within walking

    distance. The hotel restaurant was excellent.

    Book in advance for best rate.

    TripAdvisor Reviews W Los Angeles - Westwood

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Travel Blogs from Los Angeles

    Fly out day/First Day in LA!

    A travel blog entry by becmunachen on Jul 03, 2015

    9 photos

    ... Hollywood Blvd was an awesome vibe, but from about 10am it is PACKED!! A I found LA very dirty, crowded and reeked of cigarettes and weed! Lots of homeless people but they tend to stick to themselves. I went and found a bar and of course, got a slice of pizza! First meal in America- gotta do it right... Right?? Once I could check in I just went to my room and got comfortable. 8 bed dorm at the USA Hostels Hollywood. My first ...


    A travel blog entry by meganfisher on May 08, 2015

    14 photos

    After lots of driving, we finally made it back to Los Angeles. I am not sure what to think of this city, but I am not in a hurry to get back.

    The first stop was Santa Monica. We walked along the pier and saw the little amusement park there. Then we rented bikes and rode down to Venice beach. It is a really interesting area to people watch. There were some lovely houses and then some really run down places. It seems to attract the homeless, the rich, and everyone in ...

    There's More to Los Angeles than Theme Parks!

    A travel blog entry by elainehayes on Apr 04, 2015

    68 photos

    ... of stainless steel and concrete, the walls are clad in 30 inches square panels using travertine marble, some polished and some split to show the rough fossil-bearing sandstone inside and contrasting with other areas finished in aluminium. Together with the careful mixing of straight lines and curves and taken against the stunning blue sky, it was ...

    Day 15 - Outlet shopping

    A travel blog entry by ozheares on Feb 25, 2015

    16 photos

    ... our meal). It was but enough already. We went to another mall and while we looked through a few shops Rosie and O’Regan indulged one of those automated chair massages. Very refreshing. There was a pet shop that had some puppies in the window which really enjoyed O'Regan's company. There was also a shop that sold ultrasounds of your baby in 2D, 3D and mysteriously 4D as well. Rosie was texting with Norman, her dad, in Tauranga ...

    Halloween in Hollywood

    A travel blog entry by danandrach on Oct 30, 2014

    41 photos

    ... backed us into a corner so we really had no choice, so I gave him $5. If it really is going to feed homeless children then I don't have a problem with it, but my guess is it's going to feed him with alcohol or drugs!

    Now we were in an even better mood! $25 down and nothing to show for it! We walked down the beach to get away from everything and everyone that could potentially get another penny out of us! On the bright side the beach was beautiful. It was raked and ...