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Best place to park to see Walk of Fame & Chinese Theatre

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Best place to park to see Walk of Fame & Chinese Theatre

Can anyone recommend a good place to park so that we can see the Walk of Fame & Chinese a Theatre. Planning on doing this Monday Lunchtime ish & don't mind a bit of a walk. Also are there still maps sold by street vendors that show the houses where the stars live? Might go for a bit of a drive round.

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1. Re: Best place to park to see Walk of Fame & Chinese Theatre

There is a huge (and I mean huge) parking garage at Hollywood and Highland. You need to pay for parking (this is normal for that area) but you should be able to find a spot. From there, its a very easy walk to all the Hollywood sites - Walk of fame, theater, Hollywood sign (can be viewed from Hollywood and Highland Center).

http://hollywoodandhighland.com/

Note the details on the web site regarding validated parking.

Edited: 14 July 2014, 10:30
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2. Re: Best place to park to see Walk of Fame & Chinese Theatre

mini gave you the easiest way to do it. In fact, the parking lot is the mall, Hollywood and Highland. There's a very nice Hollywood sign vewpoint from the mall.

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3. Re: Best place to park to see Walk of Fame & Chinese Theatre

Thanks :-)

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4. Re: Best place to park to see Walk of Fame & Chinese Theatre

Where are you driving from? It may be just as easy and possibly less expensive to park at a Metro lot and take the Red Line to the Hollywood/Highland station. Walk up the stairs from the platform and there it is....

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5. Re: Best place to park to see Walk of Fame & Chinese Theatre

In terms of 'easiest' and 'best' parking, I wouldn't agree that Hollywood & Highland Mall would be the one. It's certainly not easy: you queue up to get into it, drive down a bunch of ramps and aisles, looking for a space, and you hunt down the closest lift and ride it to the street. It's true that the car park is the closest to the viewing area for the Hollywood sign at the rear of the mall but once you finish viewing the sign, you have to make a purchase in the mall (coffee, ice cream) to validate your ticket for the discount parking rate and then queue up again to process your ticket as you leave (let alone, deal with any traffic on the ramps). This certainly doesn't seem easy or best to me.

Alternatively, you can park in the lot on the west side of Highland Av that is just to the south of Hollywood Bl. You pull into the 'open air' lot, get a ticket from the attendant, and park the car right there (no ramps). You walk 1 block to the Hollywood & Highland Mall to see the Hollywood sign and have a look around Hollywood. When you're done, you get into your car, drive to the exit and pay the attendant. It will be more expensive than in the mall ($6 or $8 I would imagine -- check their sign -- rather than the $2 at Hollywood/Highland) but you did ask for the 'best place' to park and, to me, avoiding queues is the way to go. Have a great holiday.

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6. Re: Best place to park to see Walk of Fame & Chinese Theatre

I simply park on the street. Not difficult. Given your visit will take less than an hour, this seems like another option.

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7. Re: Best place to park to see Walk of Fame & Chinese Theatre

There is a parking structure on the valet entrance to the roosevelt hotel....

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