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Sunset Boulevard

Doheny Drive to Vine Street, Beverly Hills and Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA
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One of the world's most famous streets, this route links the urban streets of downtown Hollywood to the lush, green and up-scale residential avenues of Beverly Hills.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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Doheny Drive to Vine Street, Beverly Hills and Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA
West Hollywood
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1 - 10 of 298 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Downtown to the Pacific Ocean, this is a quick way to experience Los Angeles. Philippe’s with the French dip sandwiches and great breakfasts is at the start and the Santa Monica pier is near its end. It passes through Hollywood, deviate off to go to...More

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took a long, long walk (I didn't realise how long) from Hollywood & Vine down to Sunset Boulevard and walked all the way from the Palladium Theatre to Beverly Hills which encapsulates Sunset Strip. On the way you see chic restaurants & cafes in...More

Thank WorldTravla7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the buzz of Los Angeles apart from the traffic. However Sunset boulevard has a magic about it. is a long road which has so many bars and hotels and clubs and is iconic in its own right. From Beverly Hills to West Hollywood...More

Thank Amanda P
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This famous boulevard was named after Southern Pacific Railroad's train, THE SUNSET LIMITED. Beginning at Union Station, this boulevard goes all the way to the Pacific Ocean,. This part, is a very expensive area with elegant shops and fine restaurants. It is well worth a...More

Thank 484karlc
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We visited this location during our whirlwind tour of the USA. I was very surprised and disappointed at what we saw. It was nothing like we had imagined and it was much in need of a facelift. It was also quite expensive. We were expecting...More

1  Thank fraserfritz
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We did not particularly remember anything we see on Sunset Boulevard. However, I can tell you that it is a major traffic jam area.

Thank MC C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I guess it is the name and I agree, if you are in LA, you have to go and see it. However, it is not special at all. It is just like any other boulevard (not to say simple street) wher you have various shops,...More

Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 3 September 2017

History of your a TV/Film Buff. Hollywood has gotten a lot better over the years. But too many weird people, pot smoke and cheesy souvenir and tattoo shops. Spend you CA vacation in Manhattan Beach.

Thank murphyrobb
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We walked down Sunset early one morning and we're surprised how attractive and clean it looked. Interesting architecture.

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

It is part of folklore and history in LA and worth exploring. Some of it has been developed and there's plenty of touristy shops and malls that you have to see past to catch some of the old history and magic It's hot busy and...More

Thank DrNic1
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West Hollywood
For years, West Hollywood has been known as a hub for
the LGBT communities in Los Angeles. Today it still
maintains the title, but has also become the “it”
neighborhood for the entertainment industry’s
up-and-comers. Producers, directors, writers and
aspiring actors call this area home. Known for great
boutique shopping, vintage clothing stores, home décor
shops and fitness studios, West Hollywood is a grid of
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LavenderBlueAussie
Hi We were planning to drive the full length of Sunset Boulevard from its start right down to the ocean, believing it will give us a glimpse of lots of parts of LA including The Strip, the wealthy suburbs, UCLA , Pacific Pallisades etc. We have been deterred a bit though because we have read that many parts of the Boulevard are treacherous with hair pin bends and blind crests. Not being left-hand drive drivers to start with, this sounds a bit scary. Would really love some feedback from locals - is this an exaggeration or an understatement? How much of the road is like this and - especially - if so, where are these sections? Is there usually heavy traffic along the length of the road outside of Hollywood? If advice is to avoid Sunset, which road is best to get to Santa Monica? Thanks heaps in advance.
28 September 2015|
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Response from Steve O | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sunset's probably the best way to meander across LA, and the drivers are about the same everywhere, just remember to wave and signal and you can get away with anything with a wave... If you've come to shop, Rodeo... More
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Johnnycatt
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Response from dskeens | Reviewed this property |
Sorry,it has been many years since I visited that area,and have no idea what is there now. So sorry I can't help you.
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