15 Unique Meeting Venues in Hollywood and The Valley

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Hollywood has the “it” factor for your meeting. The Valley has some of the area's most extensive inventory of meeting spaces. Both are iconic and allow your attendees to be the stars of the show. Here are the highlights of these regions' top meeting and event venues.

Loews Hotel

1. Loews Hollywood Hotel

With its commanding location, Loews Hollywood Hotel neighbors two of the world’s premier entertainment venues: the iconic Hollywood Bowl and Dolby Theatre. Attendees have access to shops, restaurants and entertainment options in the heart of Hollywood. See how this 628-room property sets the stage for hospitality and excitement.

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Ovation Hollywood

2. Ovation Hollywood

The former Hollywood & Highland center, now named Ovation Hollywood, features chef-driven restaurants, experiential retail and event space for attendees. This entertainment complex on Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue has breathtaking views of the landmark Hollywood sign (now in its 100th year!), the Hills and the Boulevard.

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Hollywood Bowl

3. Hollywood Bowl

Your groups can gather in the same place where icons like The Beatles, The Doors and Janet Jackson took the stage. Hollywood Bowl combines two experiences: meeting and seeing one of the world’s most famous amphitheaters. Before your event, attendees can pop into the Hollywood Bowl Museum to hear recordings of theater performances, including clips from Miles Davis and Pink Floyd.

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Dolby® Theatre

4. Dolby® Theatre

Just imagine it: A meeting where the Oscars are held. As the annual host of the Academy Awards since 2001, this first-class live entertainment venue knows how to play host. The Meet LA team and the venue’s Group Tours Sales team help you organize the perfect event and package for your group and event vision.

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The Hollywood Roosevelt

5. The Hollywood Roosevelt

Bring Golden Era charisma into your next meeting or event when you host it at one of Hollywood’s most iconic buildings. The Hollywood Roosevelt has various meeting spaces and classic settings for your meeting, social event or rooftop reception – all wrapped in sweeping views of the Hollywood Hills. (Fun fact: The first Academy Awards ceremony took place during a banquet held in the Blossom Room of this hotel.)

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Academy of Motion Pictures Museum

6. The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

In the Capital of Creativity, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is the largest U.S. institution dedicated to the arts, sciences, and artists of moviemaking. The 300,000-square-foot museum is full of inspiration and dynamic space, including two fully equipped film and performance theaters, functional indoor and outdoor event spaces and the rooftop Dolby Family Terrace.

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TCL Chinese Theatre

7. TCL Chinese Theatre

Looking for a place with a truly incredible atmosphere? One of the most famous and storied movie theaters in the world is right here in Hollywood and creates a once-in-a-lifetime experience for your attendees. Notable features include the biggest IMAX auditorium in the world and nearly 200 handprints, footprints and autographs in the Forecourt of the Stars.

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The Studios at Paramount

8. The Studios at Paramount

The Studios at Paramount is the longest-operating and only major studio remaining in Hollywood. When it’s time to roll out the red carpet for your attendees, Paramount offers several unique venues sprawled throughout its 65-acre lot, versatile sound stages and plush theaters with room for up to 10,000 guests.

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Hollywood Palladium

9. Hollywood Palladium

Since 1940, Hollywood Palladium has hosted entertainment industry giants and has the versatility to make your meeting the main event. Recently, Live Nation, the world's largest live music company, revamped this 3,700-capacity space with its own classic Hollywood makeover.

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Madame Tussauds Hollywood

10. Madame Tussauds Hollywood

From A-list celebrities to musical legends to Hollywood icons, your attendees are always in good company at this famous attraction. Host your meeting at one of the most well-known venues with amenities that include full-service event coordination, exclusive attraction access, in-house rentals and more. 

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The Highlight Room at The Dream

11. The Highlight Room at The Dream

Located at Dream Hotel, The Highlight Room is a dynamic event space that can be enjoyed as three unique experiences or seamlessly connected to create one indoor/outdoor venue for up to 500 guests at one time. Some highlights include three full-service bars, cabanas, VIP seating, built-in screens, and views of the iconic Hollywood Sign, Downtown skyline and West LA. 

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The Garland Hotel

12. The Garland

Bring hotel movie magic to your group. Located next to LA’s famed movie studios and just 15 minutes from Hollywood Burbank Airport, The Garland feels like a hideaway hotel and a ‘California Daydream.’ This mid-century modern property has a screening room (perfect for general sessions and private screenings), lush gardens and swanky indoor and outdoor meeting spaces.

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Universal Studios Hollywood

13. Universal Studios Hollywood

What’s movie magic without Universal Studios Hollywood? The world-famous attraction makes one of LA’s most unique venues, featuring dedicated event specialists, immersive studio tours, catering by Wolfgang Puck and themed lands like The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, Hollywood and more.

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Warner Bros. Studios Special Events

14. Warner Bros. Studios Special Events

Offer your groups a behind-the-curtain look at one of the world’s busiest studios. Warner Bros. Studios has been a legendary landmark for the last century and provides attendees with private tours (held by expert tour guides), screen rooms, street scenes and even a personalized marquee. You can curate your own Hollywood experience with the Studio’s production team and create many more customizations for your group. (Cue the standing ovation.)

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15. Odyssey

Mixers to meetings, the Odyssey offers fine dining and unique venue space. Meetings come equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi and state-of-the-art audio & visual equipment, and attendees have a stunning panorama of the Valley’s views.

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For more information about the meetings in these regions, see these additional resources to help you plan.