I'm planning to be in LA from July 2-7th. I will be renting a car as well as i'll be driving from Vegas. It will just be for my gf and I and our budget would be $200 a night. I don't mind driving around as I would like to be visit areas like Disneyland Anaheim, Santa Monica, Malibu.
Currently, looking at LA dt and everything seems pretty expensive after parking. If there's any area with nicer 4+ stars hotel that someone's bid for please let me know too. :D