The one-time berry-growing capital of SoCal, Gardena—once known as Berryland—is now known for its roadways. Called the "Freeway City," it's a transportation hub and thus makes a great home base to explore the surrounding areas. Another hallmark of Gardena is its Japanese culture, since it's home to the highest percentage of Japanese Americans in the state. Hotels in Gardena are the perfect place to get a slice of international culture while enjoying an excellent location with freeways that bring you to all the area's major attractions.
Just 10 miles from the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Gardena is an incredibly convenient place to stay. Gardena hotels are also close to Manhattan and Redondo Beach for some fun in the sun, and Gardena is only 14 miles outside of downtown Los Angeles. In fact, many travelers to Gardena check out Los Angeles hotels and reserve something in the city center for a night or two of the full LA experience. When you're based in Gardena, all of Los Angeles is your oyster, and the city government itself boasts that any Los Angeles county is easily accessible from here, so just browse rental cars in Gardena, select your points of interest, and be on your way! In Gardena itself, be sure to visit the beautiful Japanese garden at Gardena Mayme Dear Library. You might also want to visit a number of casinos that visitors enjoy. Locals and visitors alike love the town's bowling and go-karting activities, and many visitors love to check out the parks, golf courses, and grounds surrounding El Camino College.
If you're looking for one of the most strategically-located cities surrounding Los Angeles, Gardena with its famous freeways is your best bet. Get started by searching for cheap hotels in Gardena with the Travelocity Price Guarantee: Search over 400 airlines and more than 510,000 hotels worldwide, and Travelocity will match a lower price and even refund the difference!