National Dog Day

We love our four-legged friends. As a pet friendly hotel, we welcome many furry guests every day but no one will ever forget Norbert. This adorable dog warmed his way into our staffs heart. Happy National Dog Day to all our tail wagging guests and their owners.

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Want to learn more about this little guy? Visit his website at http://www.norberthood.com

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A Presidential Visit

Blog editedOn July 16th, Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City had the pleasure of welcoming back President Ma Ying-Jeou of Republic of China (Taiwan).   President Ma had journeyed to Republic of China’s diplomatic allies, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Nicaragua.  On his return trip home to Taiwan, the President stopped over in Los Angeles for one night and once again chose Hilton Universal City for his stay.  It was President Ma’s 4th time staying at our hotel.

Over 400 supporters gathered outside the hotel to get a glimpse and a handshake from the President.    The excited group of supporters cheered and took pictures as President Ma arrived at the hotel and stepped onto the red carpet.  President Ma was welcomed back to Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City by Chairman Denn Hu, General Manager Mark Davis, and over 50 proud members of our team.  The President graciously took the time to personally greet and shake hands with many of our team members as he made his way through the lobby.

In the evening 400 loyal Los Angeles residents attended a special dinner hosted by the President in our Sierra Ballroom.  The guests enjoyed a specially prepared five course meal created by Executive Chef George Sit, assisted by our Mandarin Chef, Barry Chan.  All the dinner guests had the opportunity to take a picture with President Ma, and at the conclusion of the event everyone joined the President in singing a Taiwanese Song.  It was truly a magical and unforgettable evening for all!

When President Ma departed the next day, after a morning jog with Chairman Hu, our Hilton team and 200 Taiwanese guests gathered to wish him farewell.  As he left through the main entrance of the hotel everyone waved Taiwan & US flags and chanted his name.  Thank you, President Ma, for choosing Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City as your home away from home.

 

Steps away from the #4 destination in the world!

 

UnivGate2_USH10_loIf you’re searching for a summer vacation the whole family can enjoy, then Universal Studios Hollywood is the answer.

TripAdvisor recently came out with a list of the top amusement parks in America, from its Traveler’s Choice Awards for Amusement Parks and Water Parks. Winners were based on the quantity and quality of reviews. Ranking #4 is Universal Studios Hollywood located steps away for our hotel.

Don’t miss a minute of the action and Hollywood magic. Stroll down Springfield, join a high speed chase on Fast & Furious Supercharged, and experience behind the scenes at dusk with the new Nighttime Studio Tour. No matter your age, this destination has something for everyone.

Enjoy blockbuster fun and AAA Four Diamond accomodations on your next getaway. Book Now!  http://bit.ly/HUCReservation2015

 

 

Flashing Our Gold!

H360EditedEnergy and environmental enthusiasts are increasingly calling for businesses to take green action and implement sustainable initiatives.  Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City has been acknowledged as a leader in this green revolution with the 2015 Green Seal Gold Certification award.  In receiving this recognition, Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City becomes just the second hotel in California to achieve Gold Certification and only the fifth hotel nationwide.  The hotel’s executives understand the importance of supporting sustainability efforts not only for the present but also for future generations.  Every department in the hotel is involved in energy-conservation, waste-minimization and executing an environmentally friendly operation.  By doing this, the hotel is not only helping to reduce the greenhouse emissions that impact global climate change and saves energy, but is also improve efficiency, lower operating costs, provides a cleaner and healthier hotel environment, and sets a positive example for employees that boosts morale and property loyalty.  After all, preserving the world’s natural resources is the responsibility of every individual both at work and at home.  Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City is proud of its Gold Certification and will continue to look ahead and find more ways to keep it green.

Fast & Furious is Now Open!

 

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This dynamic new ride, inspired by Universal Pictures’ blockbuster film and featuring cast members from the series, including Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson and Luke Evans, is a technologically advanced mega-attraction designed to catapult guests into the high-stakes underworld of fast cars and international crime cartels.

Coupled with an intense blend of thrilling features, “Fast & Furious—Supercharged” takes guests on a wild ride that begins the moment they board the Studio Tour. The attraction fuses sophisticated special effects with state-of-the-art 3D-HD imagery projected onto the world’s longest and most expansive 360-degree screen.

After experiencing “Fast & Furious—Supercharged,” Vin Diesel reacted by saying, “Wow…wow was that cool.  It’s incredible, it’s really remarkable. It’s not like anything I’ve ever seen.  Everyone on the tram said, ‘Can we do it again?’  It’s super cool!”

Guests of Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City can enjoy twice the fun for the price of one! Book our Universal Studios Package and you will receive two day Universal Studios tickets for the same price as one day. Make your reservation now http://bit.ly/2dayPackage.

Top 100 Brunches In America

DSC_0052Despite the term “brunch” being coined by an English writer, brunch is very much an American institution. Cafe Sierra is honored to be part of the Top 100 OpenTable brunches in America. The top 100 restaurants are generated from more than 5 million restaurant reviews collected from verified OpenTable diners betweenBuffet2378_RM10_hi April 1, 2014, and March 31, 2015. All restaurants with a minimum number of qualifying reviews were included for consideration. Qualifying restaurants were then scored and sorted according to the percentage of qualifying reviews for which “great for brunch” was selected as a special feature.

As we approach our first full year with OpenTable, we are delighted to receive such an honor. With an eclectic range of brunch options at Cafe Sierra, your taste buds explore a delicious assortment of culinary delights. From hand rolled sushi to prime rib, we have the perfect item for even the most discerning tastes. So let the champagne flow every Sunday and the customers dine on our award-winning brunch buffet. Reserve your table today! http://www.cafesierrahilton.com/

Treat Mom Like a Queen

Treat Mom to a perfect celebration she truly deserves and dine on our culinary delights at one of our awarding winning buffets. Let the champagne flow and the jazz play at our Champagne Brunch Buffet or enjoy our Seafood and Prime Rib Dinner Buffet.

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Jimmy Fallon Becomes Immortal

One of the funniest men in late night TV, Jimmy Fallon, joins a star studded line-up of Hollywood wax royalty by being immortalized at Madame Tussaud’s Hollywood. You are invited to mingle, take a photo, and update your status with this hilarious celebrity on your next Los Angeles getaway.

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Enter to Win! Take a selfie with Fallon in the month of April, with the hashtag #MTFallonSelfie, or enter here and you can win a trip to your choice of Hollywood, San Francisco, New York, Orlando or Washington DC!

Madame Tussuds is more than just a wax museum! It is a celebrity experience.

Chef’s Caramelized Chipotle Chicken

What’s for dinner tonight? Make Chef’s Caramelized Chipotle Chicken.

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