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TV, Film, Content Production & Travel

We Take You on Location - Production at Hotel Erwin

Capture the energy and essence of Venice Beach at our historic, eclectic but contemporary hotel – the only hotel on Venice Beach. With the addition of our Rooftop, we have a wide range of spaces with varying looks to support your vision.  Our flexible spaces are an ideal setting for film, television, photography shoots, along with being a key location for content creation.
We offer a beachfront location with breathtaking views of the city of Los Angeles as well as signature indoor spaces that make for creative alternatives to the standard hotel or event space. We can be your HQ for any production that’s taking place in LA, with easy access to LAX & Hawthorne Airport and can be completely YOURS if you need us (ask about buyouts or branding opportunities as well!)


  • NCIS: Los Angeles
  • VH-1 & Several Viacom Shows
  • Quibi Sports & ESPN
  • Commercials
  • Several Reality Segments
  • National Geographic

Production Crew Amenities

  • Guest Rooms and Suites at production-friendly rates (based on contracted number of rooms)
  • Dedicated on-site production support team available 24/7 
  • Ample crew parking
  • Overnight crew parking
  • Production base camp options
  • Easily accessible truck parking
  • Multiple production spaces, with wardrobe and HMU/ make-up rooms, casting spaces and great indoor and outdoor locations on premises with access to the beach, the boardwalk, piers, canals, multiple restaurants, churches, galleries & other spaces that we can help introduce you to!
  • On-site catering available/ craft services
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • 4+ nearby crew parking areas for projects/ craft services/ star-wagons & more.
  • Non-Union Facility
  • Flexible Spaces, including rooftops, suites, meeting rooms, open plan lofts, patios, restaurants and parking areas (see below)

Most importantly, our film-friendly staff is experienced and flexible in working with the numerous logistical requirements necessary to achieve a smooth process and successful result.


  • Sony Studios
  • Culver Studios
  • Fox Studio Lot
  • NANT Studios
  • Santa Monica Studios
  • Barker Hangar
  • Smashbox
  • The Arsenal Film Studio
  • Playa Vista / Vista Sound Stages
  • Studio Malibu


  • Rooftop (High Rooftop Lounge)
  • Red Bull Dogtown Suite & Terrace
  • Larry’s Loft
  • Lobby & Front Drive
  • Erwin’s Kitchen & Cocktails Diner
  • Venice Way Pizza & Patio
  • Parking Garages
  • Guest rooms, suites, Hallways & Stairwells