JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE

900 West Olympic Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90015  [SEE MAP]Los Angeles, CA  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Rooftop pool and bar
Guests will need a car to reach LA attractions

The L.A. LIVE area is a complex of stadiums, open-air plazas and theaters. Some of the best-known tenants include the Microsoft Theater, the Grammy Museum and the STAPLES Center. So this JW Marriott is in a prime spot for sports fanatics and audiophiles. This hotel is also great for business travelers  previous guests recount how they could easily walk to the city's financial district from the hotel, while guest rooms come equipped with wireless internet access (for a fee) and access to the JW Marriott's business center. In terms of decor, rooms here take their inspiration from the California climate, boasting bright yellow and blue hues, along with 42-inch TVs, iPod docking stations and minifridges. And if you'd like to take advantage of the weather, the hotel beasts a rooftop pool (and adjacent bar). When you're ready to grab a bite to eat, you've got three full-service restaurants at your fingertips, including WP24 by Wolfgang Puck. Plus, if you're a member of the Marriott Bonvoy program, you can earn and redeem points while staying here.

Los Angeles, CA
Hotel Class
Property Type
Hotel, 878 rooms
Primary View
City center
Traditional, Modern
Best For
Business travelers, Groups, Families


  • 4.5Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating


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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards



Just three blocks from the Los Angeles Convention Center, it stands to reason that the hotel attracts lots of business travelers. And while there’s enough for families to do, the hotel’s surrounding area is generally pretty desolate (except for during sports games or concerts at the neighboring Staples Center or Nokia Theater), and a car is needed to get pretty much anywhere in the city."



A soaring glassed-in lobby faces out to the Nokia and L.A. Live's many digital billboards. People-watching is nonstop from the couches of Glance, the lobby's central bar.



The JW doesn’t match the Ritz's fine-tuned, all-out luxury, but its sleek, spacious rooms—strong chocolate and orange accents spice up a predominantly white color scheme — solid contemporary furniture, and above-average amenities certainly feel luxurious.

Other Awards

  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 2482 have reviewed the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE, 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 2482 reviews 4.5 (based on 2482 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Most of the rooms at the JW Marriott Los Angeles, L.A. Live are outfitted in crisp whites with beige, marigold and auburn wood accents. There are 310 rooms with two double beds and 495 with king-sized beds, spread throughout the property. All rooms feature a writing desk, a coffee maker and bathrobes. The hotel's suites offer additional living space with a sofa.
  • Note that only the Presidential and Vice Presidential Suites have minibars, and only the Presidential Suite has a balcony
  • Rollaway beds and cribs available from the front desk, subject to availability
  • Wi-Fi is available for $14.95 per day

Standard room size375 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Right in the heart of downtown L.A., the hotel – and its more upscale sister property, The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles – is about as close as you can get to downtown entertainment. The property is located at the L.A. Live entertainment complex, which features a number of restaurants, often hosts concerts or sporting events and is adjacent to the STAPLES Center. The Microsoft Theater and the Grammy Museum are also nearby. Absent a concert or sporting event, however, the otherwise mostly commercial neighborhood can clear out in the evenings.
  • Short walk down Georgia Street and through a pedestrian walkway to the L.A. Convention Center
  • Movie theater directly across Georgia Street from the hotel
  • The area is well serviced by local buses. Within a five-minute walk of the hotel, it's possible to catch the following lines: 4, 28, 66, 81, 442, 460, 701 and 721
  • 24-hour valet parking ($53.90)
  • 24-hour self-parking ($53.90)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service (with fee)

Within walking distance of:

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


The property has two full-service restaurants, a coffee shop and two bars, as well as access to additional restaurants at the nearby Ritz-Carlton. Glance Restaurant and Lobby Bar serves light fare and refreshments during lunch and dinner. The hotel also has bar services on the roof near the pool. The Mixing Room is the second restaurant housed in the L.A. Live complex, and features innovative mixed drinks, small plates and is open for dinner only. WP24 by Wolfgang Puck is on the 24th floor of the neighboring Ritz-Carlton, serving Chinese cuisine with views of L.A.; open for dinner only.
  • Nest is WP24's lounge/bar area
  • Illy Espressamente serves coffee and pastries through breakfast, lunch and dinner

Number of restaurants2

Cuisine TypesBuffet, Asian, American, Mexican

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


The hotel's location in downtown L.A. offers plenty of evening activities for the kids, such as several family-friendly dining options, a movie theater and shows. Kids will appreciate the hotel's outdoor pool, which is heated and open year-round. The concierge can make suggestions for area activities as well as arrange babysitting services.
  • There are several adjoining rooms available
  • Kids Club
  • Free Kids Club
  • Fee for Kids Club
  • Cribs
  • High Chairs


The hotel's second-floor, 24-hour fitness center features free weights, treadmills and weight machines. At 3,000 square feet, it's large enough to fit approximately 30 people. Natural lighting comes from several windows overlooking the downtown L.A. area.
  • The nearest bike rental station is a little more than a mile away
  • The front desk offers maps of the area
  • The rooftop pool is rectangular and it's possible to swim laps
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


The JW Marriott Los Angeles has several small business centers with computers and offers 100,000 square feet of event space, including three ballrooms, the largest of which is the Diamond Ballroom with a capacity of 2,800 people.
  • Internet, printing, faxing and mailing are all possible through the UPS-owned business center. You can also buy stamps, send mail or packages, and receive packages there.
  • Event space is located on three floors of the hotel and features three ballrooms and 35 breakout meeting rooms
  • Full-service meetings and event staff

Number of meeting rooms38

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

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