Local Scene

Erwin's Guide to Venice

Surf, sand and street art — inspiration in the sun. Just steps outside Hotel Erwin is the Pacific Ocean, and one of the most unique places on Earth to experience eclectic and cutting-edge creativity. Immerse yourself, and get inspired. From the boardwalk to Abbot Kinney, you can walk, skip, hop, bike or skate to our favorite local hotspots. A wonderfully weird time in the sun is waiting for you.

Monthly Guide

There's so much to do in Venice. Don’t miss these other great spots. If you’re looking to explore another neighborhood, check out Santa Monica, which is an easy bike ride to the north. Beyond that, Los Angeles has endless options.