Hollywood has long been the entertainment capital of the world, and some of the most interesting and exciting attractions are mere moments from the Loews Hollywood Hotel. Whether you’re a Broadway buff, an Academy Awards aficionado, or looking for some studio secrets, below are the three stops all entertainment enthusiasts need to make in Tinseltown.

 Dolby Theatre

Dolby Theatre Tour

For those seeking a glimpse beyond the red carpet, the grand and magnificent Dolby Theatre is the place to be. With expertly guided tours available seven days a week, you can experience all the renowned glitz and glamour of the Academy Awards. The Dolby Theatre tour showcases famous and rare images of winners from decades past. You can also walk the path of the actual awards show, see an actual Oscar statuette, and touch the stage where so many A-listers have accepted the famous golden award.


Pantages Theatre

Once a prominent vaudeville and movie theater, The Pantages has been home to some of Los Angeles’ most dazzling stage productions since the late 1970s. The Pantages is now known as the go-to venue for blockbuster Broadway entertainment; the past 2014–2015 season’s productions included Jersey Boys, Kinky Boots, Wicked, Newsies, Motown and the classic The Phantom of the Opera. The much anticipated upcoming 2015–2016 season will include Annie, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Mama Mia, Once, Dirty Dancing, 42nd Street, and Cabaret.

Loews Hollywood Executive Chef Mark Ching enjoying the Warner Bros. Studio Tour on the set of “Friends”

Warner Bros. Studio Tour

Hollywood’s Warner Bros. Studio Tour gives a real behind-the-scenes look at legendary entertainment you know and love. The tour lets you explore iconic WB backlots and soundstages of current TV shows and movies are made. The grand finale of the tour is Stage 48: Script to Screen, which offers a truly immersive and interactive look at key phases of the entertainment production process.