Lodging and Travel Information

We look forward to welcoming you to UCLA for the All Things in Moderation Conference.


The conference will take place on the campus of UCLA, at the Charles E. Young Research Library.

In order to help with your planning, the following accommodation options are available:


For air arrivals, LAX is the closest to campus, but the Burbank Airport (Bob Hope Airport) is also at driving distance from the conference. You may wish to check both.

On-campus housing:


  • Book a room at the UCLA Guest house


A limited block of rooms will be made available for the conference. Please contact the Guesthouse directly and mention the conference name (All Things in Moderation) to book your room at a discounted rate of $209/night.


  • Book a room at the Luskin Conference Center


Off-campus housing:

There are numerous hotel options within the Westwood and adjacent neighborhoods of Los Angeles. We recommend exploring travel sites to find accommodations to best fit your budget and taste. The following are within easy walking distance of ATM 2017, but check around to suit your needs.

  • Hilgard House (Westwood/UCLA district)


  • Hotel Palomar (Beverley Hills/Wilshire)


The W Los Angeles – West Beverley Hills


Nearby neighborhoods for AirBnB rentals

Santa Monica



Culver City

Public Transportation in Los Angeles – Metro (the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority), The Big Blue Bus and the Metro Expo Line

While the subway system doesn’t reach campus, many express bus lines do.  LA Metro and the Santa Monica Big Blue Bus lines all have many terminals on/or near the UCLA campus. If you need help planning your routes, contact the conference coordinator)

Los Angeles public transit costs $1.75 per ride and tap cards can be purchased for daily prices ($7 per day). (https://www.metro.net/riding/fares/)

The Big Blue Bus and the Metro Expo Line

Santa Monica has its own public transit system. The Santa Monica Big Blue Bus line costs 1.25$ per ride and daily cards can also be purchased . (https://www.bigbluebus.com/Fares/Fare-Information.aspx).

The Metro Expo Line will get you from Santa Monica to Downtown Los Angeles in less than 45 minutes.


Westwood Village has many great restaurants and many grocery stores for all your weekend needs.


Native Foods (vegan fast-food) (1114 Gayley Ave)

Gushi (Korean street food) (978 Gayley Ave)

Skylight Gardens (Cali-Italian cuisine) (1139 Glendon Ave)

800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria (build your own pizza) (10889 Lindbrook Drive)

Grocery Stores:

Whole Foods (1050 Gayley Ave)

Trader Joe (1000 Glendon Ave)

Ralph’s (10861 Weyburn Ave)

Situated at a walking distance from campus (and accessible by bus) is Little Teheran, for all your Persian food cravings.

The Sawtelle neighborhood is known for its many Japanese restaurants and karaoke spots.