Stay in Little Tokyo LA
Our DoubleTree by Hilton hotel is located right in the heart of Little Tokyo Los Angeles, a community rich with Japanese-American culture and history. Take our convenient skywalk directly to the Weller Court Shopping Center featuring unique shops and delicious dining options. Head back to our downtown L.A. hotel and enjoy an evening on our famous rooftop Kyoto Garden, a beautiful recreation of a Japanese Garden in Tokyo.
Explore our Little Tokyo Neighborhood
Little Tokyo in downtown L.A. is only one of the three remaining Japantowns in the US. At its peak, Little Tokyo had a thriving population of 30,000 that shines through to this day.
This multi-block area in Downtown Los Angeles stretches east to west from Center St. to I-110 and north to south from I-101 to East 3rd St. Little Tokyo Historic District features a variety of cultural events, top dining outlets, entertainment venues, and a shopping district.
Entertainment & Education
From educational exhibits to cultural performances, our Los Angeles hotel offers convenient access to top Japanese cultural entertainment destinations. These include:
- East West Players - The Nation's Premier Asian American Theatre
- Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
- The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
- Japanese American National Museum
- Little Tokyo Koban and Visitor's Center (call 213-613-1911 for a walking tour!)
View beautiful works of art as you explore the neighborhood.
The community has come together to produce a variety of meaningful pieces including:
- Go for Broke Monument
- "Home is Little Tokyo" Mural
- Senzo Mural
Buddhism has had a major influence on Japanese culture for many centuries.
Discover the beautiful architecture or attend a service at:
- Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple
- Koyasan Buddhist Temple
- Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple
Shopping & Dining
During your stay in Little Tokyo, take a quick walk to nearby centers featuring delicious dining options and a variety of unique stores.
These outlets include:
- Japanese Village Plaza
- Little Tokyo Galleria
- Weller Court Shopping Center