Shopping & Dining

Glendale Attractions Near Hotel Brandwood

Glendale is home to some of Southern California’s leading attractions.

The Americana at Brand

Outdoor shopping that captures the atmosphere of a town square, with Las Vegas-style water fountains. Retailers include Tiffany's, Apple, Barney’s, Calvin Klein, Kate Spade, Cole Haan and GUESS. Casual and fine dining restaurants include Frida, Katsuya, Trattoria Amici, Chi Dynasty, Cheesecake Factory and over a dozen more dining options.

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Glendale Galleria

Excellent shopping with retailers such as Nordstrom, Macy’s, Apple, Disney, and one of only three LEGO stores in Greater Los Angeles.

Forest Lawn Memorial Park

One of America’s leading cemeteries, and home to a renowned museum that has hosted solo exhibitions of Rembrandt, Goya, Henri Matisse, and Winslow Homer.

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Alex Theatre

There’s a reason why more than 130,000 people in a year enjoy the Alex… a consistently appealing lineup of performances ranging from classical, contemporary and world music concerts, to film, live theatre and comedy.

Glendale Centre Theatre

Steps away from the hotel, one of Southern California’s favorite venues for live performances. With just 440 seats in a theater-in-the-round configuration, there’s not a bad seat in the house.

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Brand Park

A 31-acre Glendale oasis at the foot of the Verdugo Mountains offers visitors hiking and biking trails, a basketball court, a softball field, and picnic areas. Brand Park is home to the Brand Library, the Whispering Pine Teahouse & Friendship Garden, and the Doctors House Museum & Gazebo.

Deukmejian Wilderness Park

Where hikers go to break free from the crowds and experience gorgeous scenery.

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Scholl Canyon Golf Club

A short course full of challenges just a few minutes from the hotel. The back nine features ravines, cliffs, and blind pins.

Mount Gleason

One of the hidden treasures of Southern California. Drive to the six thousand foot summit towering over the Verdugo Mountains for dazzling views of Greater Los Angeles.

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Jewel City Bowl

The perfect place in downtown Glendale for families to have fun. The Bowl features bowling, billiards, an arcade, and a restaurant/bar. Open daily.

Downtown Glendale is home to a number of corporate headquarters, including the U.S. operations of Nestlé, The International House of Pancakes, The Los Angeles regional office of California's State Compensation Insurance Fund, and Americas United Bank.

Beyond Glendale, Hotel Brandwood guests are close to many of Southern California’s leading attractions. Within 20 minutes to the following Los Angeles destinations:

  • Universal Studios Hollywood
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • Griffith Observatory
  • The Rose Bowl Stadium
  • The Kodak Theater
  • The Hollywood Sign
  • Santa Monica Pier
  • Getty Center
  • Grauman’s Chinese Theatre

Neighboring the hotel is Porto’s Bakery and Café, a Southern California favorite for Cuban baked goods, cakes and mouth watering pastries. Guests enjoy the wide selection of restaurant and dining options in the downtown Glendale area, all within walking distance from the Hotel Brandwood.