Car Free Los Angeles Hotel Packages

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Earth Day 2014 marks the one-year anniversary of Car Free L.A. – an eco-tourism initiative designed by the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board that offers travelers a variety of free itineraries centered around exploring L.A.’s various neighborhoods, attractions and hidden gems by walking, biking and taking the Metro. To celebrate this major milestone, L.A. Tourism has partnered with eight hotels across the city to curate exclusive spring and summer travel packages inspired by the Car Free L.A. program – making it easy for visitors to stay and experience Los Angeles without relying on a car.

These exclusive packages give guests the tools they need to plan the perfect car-free vacation. Guests will have the opportunity to explore the city in a new way and experience unique activities that would otherwise be missed from behind the wheel, including museum madness walking tours, stand-up paddle boarding, complimentary bike rentals, and much more. To book a Car Free L.A. hotel package or download complimentary Car Free L.A. vacation itineraries, visit www.discoverLosAngeles.com/CarFreeLA.

"Walk of Fame" - W Hollywood Hotel & Residences



Located at the iconic intersection of Hollywood and Vine, the W Hollywood Hotel & Residences rolls out the red carpet for fabulous parties and celebrity-style mixing. Guests who book the “Walk of Fame” package are invited to enjoy a Car Free L.A. adventure in Tinseltown by stepping outside and catching a show at the famous Art Deco movie house, the Pantages Theatre, exploring the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, or enjoying easy access to numerous restaurants, shopping and nightlife. A Metro Rail stop is located directly below the hotel, which makes it easy to participate in green transit while also providing convenient access to Hollywood and Downtown Los Angeles. Book now at whollywoodhotel.com/walkoffame or call 877.782.0104 and ask for promo code WLKFAME.

The package includes:

>Bliss Fabulous Feet Pedicure
>$10 TAP card for the METRO station
>“Wonderful” room starting from $279

Availability: Now through Oct. 31, 2014
Starting Rates: $279 per night + tax

Travelers craving LA’s signature sunshine and beach culture can snag a room at Santa Monica’s newly opened, eco-friendly Shore Hotel, conveniently located within walking distance to a variety of coastal attractions such as Santa Monica Pier, 3rd Street Promenade, Venice and more. Guests booking the “Car Free at the Shore Hotel” can soak in the views of the expansive Pacific before venturing out along the scenic beachfront path. The package includes:

Dinner for two at The Lobster
Legends Bike Tour for Two through Perry’s Café and Rentals

Availability: Now through September 3, 2013
Starting Rates: $399 per night + tax with a two night minimumFor more Car Free LA guides, click here. 

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Bicycle Built for Two - Farmer’s Daughter Hotel



The Farmer’s Daughter Hotel offers guests the chance to explore the great sights and scenery of Los Angeles while avoiding the traffic with its “Bicycle Built for Two” package. Located across the street from The Grove, The Original Farmers Market, and CBS Studios, the Farmer’s Daughter is a convenient home base for you to explore West Hollywood, Museum Row and other nearby attractions. For reservations, call 800.334.1658 or visit farmersdaughterhotel.com. The package includes:

>Two bike rentals
>10% discount accommodations for one night

Availability: open-ended
Starting Rate: $152 per night + tax (includes 10% off)

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“Car-free, Carefree!” - The Hotel Wilshire



Equal parts hidden escape and city vibe, Kimpton’s The Hotel Wilshire is located just minutes from Beverly Hills and Museum Row and boasts unforgettable views of the Hollywood Hills from its rooftop pool and lounge. The Hotel Wilshire offers a seamless Car Free experience with the return of the “Car-Free, Carefree!” package, including:

>Welcome amenity: a pedometer, two bottles of water, a healthy snack and sunscreen
>Car-free map of the neighborhood
>Complimentary valet parking

Bounce back offer: If guests show the Front Desk they walked at least 10,000 steps per day with their pedometer, they will receive a special code for 20% off the room rate during their next stay. The bounce back offer can be redeemed within one year of a guest’s stay.

Availability: Now through Oct. 31, 2014
Starting Rates: $299 per night + tax

“Car-free, Carefree!” - Hotel Palomar Los Angeles - Westwood



The Hotel Palomar Los Angeles – Westwood is located in the heart of vibrant Westwood Village, a short walk from the Hammer Museum and UCLA. Like its sister property, The Hotel Wilshire, the Hotel Palomar offers a seamless Car Free L.A. experience with its “Car-Free, Carefree!” package:

>Welcome amenity: a pedometer, two bottles of water, a healthy snack and sunscreen
>Car-free map of the neighborhood
>Complimentary valet parking

Bounce back offer: If guests show the Front Desk they walked at least 10,000 steps per day with their pedometer, they will receive a special code for 20% off the room rate. The bounce back offer can be redeemed within one year of a guest’s stay.

Availability: Now through Oct. 31, 2014
Starting Rates: $259 per night + tax

"LA Our Way" - Hotel Angeleno



Located at the crossroads of Santa Monica, Beverly Hills and UCLA, Hotel Angeleno offers culture, warmth and unparalleled views of the city. Guests are invited to book the "LA Our Way" package and enjoy an exclusive insider’s guide, We Are Not Square, which highlights activities such as museum madness tours and a "how to bar hop" tip sheet. The hotel will donate 5% of every package booked to the annual Lynne Cohen Foundation Kickin’ Cancer Run/Walk. The package includes:

>We Are Not Square guide
>Fanny pack with the following items: sunglasses, bottled water, protein bar and sunscreen
>Power breakfast at West Restaurant & Lounge
>Complimentary shuttle service within three miles 

Availability: Now through Dec. 30, 2014; blackout dates apply, advanced reservations necessary
Starting Rates: $269 per night + tax

“Car-Free Getaway” - Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City



The Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City is located in the heart of the “Entertainment Capital of Los Angeles,” and is just steps away from Universal Studios Hollywood - enjoying the California sunshine has never been more convenient. The hotel’s “Car-Free Getaway” package is the perfect eco-friendly vacation for the corporate, family, or leisure traveler. The package includes:

>Accommodations for two adults
>Welcome Amenity: a pedometer, two bottles of water and a healthy snack

Bounce back offer: Guests that present to the Front Desk 10,000 steps on their pedometer during their stay will receive a code for 15% off their next visit.

Availability: Now through Oct. 30, 2014
Starting Rates: $169 plus tax

“Car Free, No Worries” - The Beverly Garland



Walk into The Beverly Garland and you’re instantly transported to a secluded, urban oasis, yet close to all the action and excitement of Hollywood, Universal Studios and L.A.’s best attractions. Guests booking the “Car Free, No Worries” package can find their way along the streets of L.A. with a walking map and complimentary trolley service to the Metro station. The package includes:

>One-night stay in standard accommodations
>Walking map of the neighborhood area
>Welcome amenity water bottle & trail mix
>Complimentary shuttle service to Metro line and Universal Studios

Availability: Now through Oct. 31, 2014, based on availability; blackout dates may apply
Starting Rates: $179 per night + tax

"Car Free L.A." - Sportsmen’s Lodge Hotel



The legendary halls at the newly renovated Sportsmen’s Lodge Hotel pre-date the film industry and have been graced by the likes of Katherine Hepburn and Clark Gable. Today, guests searching for the true Hollywood experience can book this package and enjoy full-service accommodations only minutes from the best San Fernando Valley attractions. From the hotel’s convenient Ventura Boulevard location, guests are just minutes from Universal Studios Hollywood, Bob Hope Airport , Hollywood, Beverly Hills, couture L.A. shopping and numerous beaches. The package includes:

>Hotel accommodations
>American breakfast
>Complimentary bicycle use for the day
>Bottle of water

Availability: Now through Oct. 31, 2014 based on availability; blackout dates may apply
Starting Rates: $199 + tax