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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.

Nearby Events

Oct 22

Venice Art & Collectibles Market

Oct 22

Venice Drum and Dance Drum Circle

Oct 22

Venice Electric Light Parade

Oct 25

Venice Connect Mixer - Tech Talk and Costume Party at Google

Oct 26

Meals on Wheels Monster Bash

Oct 28

Artist & Fleas on Abbot Kinney


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.