The Culver Hotel

9400 Culver Blvd | Culver City, CA 90232-2617  [SEE MAP]Culver City, CA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Free breakfast buffet offered
No top L.A. attractions sit within walking distance

The Culver Hotel has housed Culver City visitors since 1924, offering a cozy place to stay about halfway between Santa Monica and downtown Los Angeles. Big-name celebs like Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable and Greta Garbo have all stayed here. Today, this boutique hotel wins guests over with its historical charm – guest rooms are adorned with Carrera marble bathrooms and antique furnishings, as well as modern amenities like flat-screen TVs, Gilchrist & Soames toiletries and iPod docking stations. To stay like the stars, grab dinner and a drink in the Grand Lobby. Guests were especially fond of the complimentary breakfast, saying that the food was tasty for a buffet setting.

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Location
Culver City, CA
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 46 rooms
Primary View
City center
Style
Traditional, Historic
Best For
Business travelers, Families, Couples

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Critic Reviews

Fodor's

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This 1924 triangular brick hotel smack in the center of town contains a slice of Culver City's history – and not just because it housed the munchkins during 'The Wizard of Oz'. The grand lobby restaurant, which doubles as a jazz club on weekends and Sunday brunch, is decked out in wingback chairs and guilded paintings; gaze upward at the original murals and moulding along the ceiling.

Travel + Leisure

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Los Angeles-area painters and curators have transformed the industrial spaces of Culver City into a thriving art colony, and the metamorphosis at the Culver Hotel mirrors that resurgence. When the six-story property first opened in 1924, it quickly became a favored haunt of creative types.

Los Angeles Times

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Designed by Curlett & Beelman, also responsible for Art Deco buildings including the Hollywood Roosevely Hotel and downtown's Eastern Columbia, the Culver was once an entertainment mecca, most famously the home to nearly all of the actors who played the Munchkins during production of 'The Wizard of Oz'.

Oyster.com

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The upscale Culver Hotel is a charming historic property in the heart of trendy downtown Culver City. It's within walking distance of shops, restaurants, theaters, film studios, and galleries, and it provides easy access to downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, Santa Monica, and LAX.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 318 have reviewed the The Culver Hotel, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 318 reviews 4.5 (based on 318 reviews)

Guest Rooms

All rooms at The Culver Hotel are styled in whites and grays with royal purple accents and a modern-meets-art deco style. Standard accommodations feature pillow-top mattresses, down comforters (hypoallergenic available upon request), marble top desks, flat-screen TVs and antique furnishings. Bathrooms have classic subway tile with marble and chrome vanities, as well as Gilchrist & Soames bath amenities.
  • Most rooms have views of downtown Culver City
  • Free Wi-Fi offered throughout hotel

Standard room size250 square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

This charming, boutique hotel is located in Culver City, about halfway between downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica. The surrounding area, including its iconic movie studios, is walkable. However, visitors will need to hire a car, hail a taxi or ride the bus to get to L.A.'s top attractions.
  • Approximately 7 miles north of Los Angeles International Airport
  • Car and limousine services can be arranged through hotel's concierge
  • 24-hour valet parking ($25)
  • 24-hour self-parking ($12)
  • Airport shuttle (with fee)
  • Car service (with fee)

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

The Culver Hotel has an "eat wherever you please" policy, and it will bring its menu to you. Options for eating spaces include the Grand Lobby, a communal table under a chandelier in the formal Crystal Dining Room, or in the French Garden Patio that wraps around the front of the hotel. A seasonal menu rotates locally sourced modern American fare.
  • Live jazz music available every evening at the hotel's piano bar
  • Complimentary breakfast buffet offered daily between 7 and 10 a.m.
  • Room service offered 24 hours a day

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Kids

The Culver Hotel offers adjoining suites and standard rooms that are ideal for families; it also provides cribs in guest rooms for free.
    • Kids club
    • Cribs
    • High chairs

    Fitness

    A fitness center with standard cardio and weight-training equipment is located on the second floor of the hotel. The facility is open 24 hours a day.
      • Weight equipment
      • Cardio equipment
      • Yoga mats
      • Free fitness classes
      • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
      • Bicycles
      • Tennis
      • Guided runs
      • Paddle boats
      • Motor boats

      Business

      The Culver Hotel features four meeting rooms on its second floor that can be reserved for traditional business functions. The largest of the spaces is The Parisian Room, which can accommodate up to 70 guests for theater-style events. For more space, business travelers can reserve the Grand Lobby, the Crystal Dining Room or the Velvet Lounge. A 24-hour business center is also located on-site.
      • Grand Lobby offers space for up to 200 people

      Number of meeting rooms4

      • Business center
      • Meeting rooms
      • Meeting and event planners available

      Wedding

      This historical hotel has played host to a number of classic, modern, quirky and 1920s-themed weddings. The property's largest space, the Grand Lobby, can accommodate up to 200 people for cocktail receptions or up to 100 guests for seated affairs. The Culver Hotel can also help arrange pre- and post-wedding events.
      • No outdoor venues available
      • Vendor recommendations offered

      Maximum wedding guest capacity200

      • Hotel hosts weddings
      • Outdoor space for weddings
      • Wedding planners available

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