Universal Studios Hollywood

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Part film and TV studio, part entertainment complex and part amusement park with full-throttle fun at every turn.

As one of the oldest working studios in Hollywood, Universal Studios Hollywood™ gives you every chance to glimpse movie-making in action, but the star attractions are the adrenaline-pumping rides.

Many of the rides are based on favorite family films and television shows from theUniversal Studios® stable. Give gravity the slip and get your bones rattled on the Revenge of the Mummy® roller coaster. Hollywood doesn’t do small and the rides fuse pyrotechnics, state-of-the-art technologies, big budgets and even bigger imaginations.

The heart of the park is the Studio Tour®, a tram ride through one of Hollywood’s most famous back lots. Here, you’ll visit the birthplace of many movie classics, and experience earthquakes, floods, fires and all the special effects that the TV and movie industry can throw at you.

An encounter with Jaws is still a Universal Studios® favorite, but one of the most memorable experiences is a face-to-face confrontation with an even bigger beast. King Kong 360® 3-D is a spectacular and immersive ride created by multiple Academy Award winning writer and director Peter Jackson that pitches you into the middle of a battle between the giant ape and a pack of hungry dinosaurs.

When you’re ready to turn down the “exhilaration” dial, make your way to Universal’s CityWalk® where you’ll find three blocks of entertainment, shopping and dining adjacent to the park.

Universal Studios® opened its doors to paying guests in 1915 when enterprising studio founder Carl Laemmle charged people 25 cents to watch silent movie scenes being filmed. Not surprisingly, it became a popular destination and remains so today, all year round. Get a jump on the lines and turn up before the gates open, or purchase tickets beforehand.Universal Studios® is located 10 miles (16 kilometers) northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

For more details on interesting local attractions and activities, check out our things to do in Los Angeles page.

Top Hotels Close to Universal Studios Hollywood

Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City
Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City
4 out of 5
555 Universal Hollywood Dr, Universal City, CA, 91608
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $195 per night from Dec 14 to Dec 15
$195
per night
Dec 14 - Dec 15
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Universal City. Enjoy breakfast, WiFi, and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (2,013 reviews)
"Great location easy walking distance to Universal Studios. Modern and comfortable rooms. Dinner in the lobby cafe was okay, but not great."

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2022

Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City
Sheraton Universal Hotel
Sheraton Universal Hotel
4 out of 5
333 Universal Hollywood Drive, Universal City, CA, 91608
The price is $197 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 16
$197
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Universal City. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (2,061 reviews)
Great location
"Great hotel in very convenient location"

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2022

Sheraton Universal Hotel
The Garland
The Garland
4 out of 5
4222 Vineland Ave, North Hollywood, CA, 91602
The price is $239 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 16
$239
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in North Hollywood. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a free area shuttle. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)
Great place to stay
"Staff was friendly and helpful. Rooms were nice and clean. The beds were comfortable and parking was easy. I would recommend this hotel to family and friends."

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2022

The Garland
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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BLVD Hotel & Suites - Walking Distance to Hollywood Walk of Fame
BLVD Hotel & Suites - Walking Distance to Hollywood Walk of Fame
3 out of 5
2010 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90068
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Sheraton Universal Hotel
Sheraton Universal Hotel
4 out of 5
333 Universal Hollywood Drive, Universal City, CA, 91608
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Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City
4 out of 5
555 Universal Hollywood Dr, Universal City, CA, 91608
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The Garland
4 out of 5
4222 Vineland Ave, North Hollywood, CA, 91602
The Garland
Loews Hollywood Hotel
Loews Hollywood Hotel
4 out of 5
1755 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90028
Loews Hollywood Hotel
BLVD Hotel & Spa - Walking Distance to Universal Studios Hollywood
BLVD Hotel & Spa - Walking Distance to Universal Studios Hollywood
3.5 out of 5
10730 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA, 91604
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The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood
The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood
4 out of 5
1400 Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90028
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Best Western Hollywood Plaza Inn-Hollywood Walk of Fame Hotel - LA
Best Western Hollywood Plaza Inn-Hollywood Walk of Fame Hotel - LA
3 out of 5
2011 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90068
Best Western Hollywood Plaza Inn-Hollywood Walk of Fame Hotel - LA
The Hollywood Roosevelt
The Hollywood Roosevelt
4 out of 5
7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90028
The Hollywood Roosevelt
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