Downtown LA is a great place to find tasty food, regardless of your budget. You will find everything from high end five star restaurants to affordable hole in the wall eateries. Here at Jerry's Motel, we are big fans of gourmet fast food - food that is inexpensive yet high quality.
Jerry's Motel is conveniently located within 1 mile of 2 Metro light rail stations. We provide maps of the Downtown LA area at check in, so all of these locations will be easy to locate on a map.
7th Street/Metro Center Station is located just 1 mile away from us, and can be reached by either a 15-20 minute walk, or you can catch bus #16/316 (toward Downtown LA) across the street on 3rd Street and get off at the 6th St/Hope Street stop.
The Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown LA was designed by the great architect Frank Gehry and is home to the LA Philharmonic Orchestra. The venue feels small and intimate, and the acoustics are hailed as one of the best in the world.
Driving through Los Angeles anytime between the early evening to the wee hours of the morning, there will be no shortage of Mexican street food. You can find tacos and burritos sold out of food trucks and makeshift food stalls set up in vacant parking lots or even just a side walk.
Free LA Tour provides free walking tours of Downtown Los Angeles. They currently provide 2 different tours (Historic Core and Union Station to Pershing Square). Each tour provides a great introduction to the downtown areas history, cool architecture and public art displays.
Grand Central Market in Downtown LA is a historic open air market that originally opened in 1917. During the last two years, the market has been reinvigorated and new trendy gourmet stalls have opened and operate alongside the traditional produce, spices and taco spots.
If you are a modern art buff, you will have two great museum choices in Downtown Los Angeles thanks to The Broad Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA).
Hop On, Hop Off Tours (or HOHO) are a great way to visit LA's most popular tourist destinations. It takes a lot of the guesswork out of figuring out what to see and makes trip planning a little easier. These tours are especially great for visitors who will not be renting a car. You can purchase a 1 day ($44), 2 day ($59) or 3 day ($74) pass.*
The cupcake revolution started in Los Angeles a few years ago, and transformed a traditional cupcake into an amazing gourmet treat.
Sprinkles Cupcakes started it all with their first cupcake bakery in Beverly Hills. Since then, they have opened locations across the country, and one conveniently located near us at FIGat7th in downtown Los Angeles.
"Barcades" are popping up everywhere across hotspots in major US cities. Among them is the nostalgic
EightyTwo in the Arts District in Downtown LA.
EightyTwo combines a bar with you guessed it, classic arcade games. Their collection includes classic games like Street Fighter II, Galaga, Frogger, Pac-Man, Mortal Kombat II, Tron and many more. Full bar includes 10 draft beers, bottled beer and a specialty cocktail menu.
We are located just 1.5 miles from us at 707 East 4th Place in Downtown LA. A taxi ride will cost approximately $10, or you can opt for Lyft or Uber.