You can’t get any closer to staying at the entrance to Universal Studios Hollywood than the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City. 

I paid $290 for my one-night stay at this on-site hotel in February 2023. At that price, you’ll get a comfortable room and (probably) a good view — something you can find at many other Hiltons. 

The biggest perk, however, is just how quickly you can get into the theme park. I clocked it at just under 10 minutes from the hotel lobby to the front gates of Universal Studios Hollywood.

But is that proximity worth it? And how does it compare to Universal Hollywood’s other on-site hotel, Sheraton Universal? Hear my thoughts and take a look around the room in my video room tour and review: