The Garland, Los Angeles, California
Set on a 7-acre plot off the 101 freeway, this upscale, Mission-style, resort hotel is 2.5 miles from Warner Bros. Studios. The relaxed quarters come with flat-screen TVs and free WiFi, plus coffeemakers and private balconies. In-room dining is available. Airy suites add pull-out sofas and kitchenettes. A restaurant serves modern American cuisine, and there’s a courtyard garden with seating areas, plus a lounge with a fireplace, and a bar. An outdoor pool and a gym are available, as well as meeting rooms. A free shuttle service is offered to Universal Studios Hollywood and a nearby metro station.