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LA-area hotel with pool, tram to Universal Studios
With a stay at Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City, you'll be minutes from Gibson Amphitheatre and close to Universal Studios Hollywood®.
This family-friendly hotel is close to Warner Brothers Studio and Hollywood Sign.
Make yourself at home in one of the 451 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Premium TV channels and video-game consoles are provided for your entertainment. Bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.
Take advantage of recreational opportunities offered, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. Additional amenities include wireless Internet access (surcharge), gift shops/newsstands, and wedding services.
Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar.
Featured amenities include limo/town car service, a computer station, and audiovisual equipment. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference/meeting rooms, small meeting rooms, and a ballroom.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Renovations & Closures
- The hotel will be renovating from 21 October 2013 to 23 May 2014 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.
- Spa tub
- Swimming pool
Located nine miles from downtown Los Angeles, Sheraton Universal Hotel is one block from a Metro Red Line train station and offers complimentary tram rides to nearby Universal Studios Hollywood Tour and the Universal City Walk.
Amenities at this Los Angeles-area Sheraton include business services and the complimentary Starwood Link Internet center. Wireless Internet access is available in areas of the hotel, including poolside (surcharge). Surrounded by a tropical garden, the large outdoor pool area includes a spa tub. The hotel also has 14 meeting rooms with computer station and wedding and banquet facilities.
- Swimming pool - outdoor
- Poolside bar
- Spa tub
- Concierge desk
- Fitness facilities
- Room service (limited hours)
- Parking garage
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Banquet facilities
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Event catering
- Exhibit space
- Audiovisual equipment
- Total number of rooms - 451
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Express check-out
- Security guard
- Multilingual staff
- Tour assistance
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Currency exchange
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Television in lobby
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Number of floors - 20
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Business services
- Wedding services
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Computer station
- Multiple small meeting rooms
- Luggage storage
- Meeting facilities size (feet) -
- Number of meeting/conference rooms - 14
- Smoke-free property
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), Parking garage
- Room Amenities
- Premium TV channels
- Video-game console
- Pay movies
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Premium bedding
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Complimentary weekday newspaper
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Designer toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Daily housekeeping
- Down comforter
- LCD TV
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
California's Restaurant - This restaurant serves contemporary cuisine prepared from organic and seasonal ingredients, in a relaxed setting. Hours are subject to change.
Baja Beach Club Poolside Lounge - Seasonal poolside bar serving light snacks, buffet breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Children's menu available.
In the Mix Lounge - This lobby lounge offers 58 different vodkas for happy hour, from Monday to Friday, as well as wines rated 90+ by Wine Spectator, for Sheraton Social Hour, on Tuesday and Thursday.
The hotel has an outdoor pool with spa tub, and a large fitness center with a full range of cardiovascular exercise machines.
The hotel also offers discounted day passes to several nearby fitness facilities, including LA Fitness, which is 3 miles away. Griffith Park is 6 miles from the hotel and offers golf, hiking, an outdoor pool, playground, zoo, bicycle rentals, and soccer fields.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golf - driving range nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Ice skating nearby
- Pilates classes/instruction nearby
- Yoga classes/instruction nearby
- Tennis nearby
- Racquetball/squash nearby
- Running track/path nearby
- Basketball nearby
- Aerobics nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Helicopter/airplane tours nearby
- Horse riding/rental nearby
- Bird watching nearby
- Playground nearby
- Swimming on site
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible path of travel
- Braille or raised signage
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 9.95 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
- Self parking fee: USD 24 per day (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: USD 28 per day (in/out privileges)
- Additional Details
The Sheraton Universal Hotel is a smoke-free property.