The greater Los Angeles area, and Hollywood specifically, is the home of the movie and television industries. While driving through the city you may easily recognize landmarks from your favorite films, and the sites below offer tours of specific sets and studios. Your spacious suite at the Residence Inn by Marriott Beverly Hills sits right in the heart of Los Angeles and is an easy drive to many of these famous locations.
Sony Pictures Studios – 3 miles
Since the Sony Pictures Studios opened in 1915, numerous films have been produced there, including The Wizard of Oz, Ben-Hur, as well as Singin' in the Rain. In addition, several television shows have been broadcast live or taped at the facility. The lot, currently houses a total of sixteen separate sound stages.
Grauman's Chinese Theatre (TCL Theatre) – 6 miles
It was once stated that "to visit Los Angeles and not see the Chinese is like visiting China and not seeing the Great Wall." Grauman's opulent, awe-inspiring presence and history has been a cornerstone of Hollywood for over 75 years.
The Studios at Paramount – 6.5 miles
Walk in the footsteps of legends and get an intimate, sneak peek behind the scenes of your favorite movies and TV shows. As the longest operating studio in Hollywood, you'll see where some of the most celebrated motion pictures were made and leave feeling like a part of film history.
Universal Studios Hollywood – 10 miles
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is now open! Go behind-the-scenes on the legendary Studio Tour to explore where Hollywood movies are made. Experience the largest movie set street expansion in Hollywood history, built with creative consultation from Steven Spielberg. Be immersed in the full backlot experience from the comfort of their new trams with built-in state-of-the-art HD monitors.