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Headquarters Accommodations


We are within a 10-60-minute drive from the following six airports:

  • LAX in Los Angeles (5 mile drive)- recommended
  • Long Beach in Long Beach (10 mile drive)
  • Santa Ana (John Wayne) in Orange County (28 mile drive)
  • Van Nuys in Van Nuys (28 mile drive)
  • Burbank (Bob Hope) in Burbank (25 mile drive)
  • Ontario in Ontario (44 mile drive)

Recommended Hotels for Gracie Academy Students

Ayres Hotel

14400 Hindry Avenue
Hawthorne, California 90250 (3 miles from Gracie Academy)
Toll Free Reservations: 800.675.3550 (310.536.0400)

Why We Recommend Ayres Hotel

Complimentary Shuttle Service

For those who would rather not rent a car, the Ayres Hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to and from the Gracie Academy as well as any other destinations within a 3 mile radius.

In-Room Accommodations

Refrigerator / High-speed internet access / Microwave / Coffee Maker / Iron and ironing board / 2 Phones/2 Lines / Work desk / Ayres Dream Sleeper Pillow-top Mattress

Complimentary Guest Services & Features

USA Today Newspaper / Guest parking / Fitness center

Additional Amenities

Matisse - First Class Restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner / Concierge services / Heated outdoor pool and Whirlpool
Over 7,000 sq. ft. of banquet and meeting space / Same day laundry services / Washer and dryer on-site

Nearby Attractions & Restaurants

  • Shopping Centers: Adjacent
  • Costco Wholesale Warehouse: Adjacent (Free access granted to all Ayres Hotel patrons-Card at Front Desk)
  • PF Changs: .5 Mile
  • McCormicks & Schmick's: .5 Mile
  • Local Beaches: 2.5 Miles
  • Sand Dune Park: 2 Miles (For an amazing cardio workout)
  • Gracie Academy: 3 Miles
  • L.A. Airport - LAX: 3.5 Miles
  • Downtown L.A.: 17 Miles
  • Hollywood: 20 Miles


  • Standard Nightly Rate: $149 Weekend - $219 Weekday
  • Special Gracie Academy Rate: $139 Weekend - $169 Weekday

For Gracie Jiu Jitsu Academy Discount Rate contact: Lori Higgins (Director of Sales)
Phone: 310.220.6447
Toll Free: 800.675.3550 or 310.536.0400


Best Western - Redondo Beach Galleria Inn


Located at 2740 Artesia Blvd.
Redondo Beach, California 90278-3314 (1.5 Miles from Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy Headquarters.)

This hotel is near LAX and is minutes from: Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, South Bay and city of Torrance.

Phone: 310-370-4353
Fax: 310-793-7135
Toll Free Reservations: 1-800-233-8059
Check-In: 1PM (13:00)
Check-Out: 11AM (11:00)
Hotel Ratings: AAA-2 Diamond

Hotel Amenities:

  • Shuttle service available from Los Angeles (LAX) Intl. Airport
  • Complimentary continental breakfast.
  • Hot tub, outdoor heated Jacuzzi.
  • 24-hour front desk.
  • Safe deposit box.
  • Guest laundry
  • Free parking
  • Photocopy services
  • Elevator
  • Free wireless internet available.

Guest Room Amenities:

  • Cable satellite television with HBO, CNN, ESPN.
  • In-room movies.
  • AM/FM alarm clock.
  • Coffee/Tea maker.
  • Refrigerator
  • Iron/Ironing board
  • Dataports
  • Direct dial telephone & long distance access
  • Air-conditioning
  • Voicemail

Non-smoking Rooms: 41


Other Hotels


Welcomes Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy

Located at 901 Aviation Blvd, Hermosa Beach CA 90254

For your comfort and convenience, we offer you the following amenities:  

  • COMPLIMENTARY High Speed Internet Access in all rooms.
  • Spacious rooms with 1 king, 2 queen beds, Jacuzzi & Exec. Suites.
  • Ocean views, balconies and refrigerators in most rooms.
  • COMPLIMENTARY Executive Continental breakfast
  • COMPLIMENTARY covered parking.
  • Fitness center with ocean view, outdoor hot tub and sun deck.
  • Business center with computer and printer access
  • Guest laundry room, ice & vending machines.
  • Conveniently located just blocks from the beach, dozens of reatuarants and entertainment options.
  • Bicycles available at hotel for beach cruising.
  • Recipient of the prestigous 2010 Gold Hospitality Award from Choice Hotels International for High Guest Satisfaction scores .
  • Earn 10 Choice Privilege Rewards points for every dollar spent.
  • Located just 5.5 miles from LAX and 4 miles from Gracie Academy

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy rate - $90-$119/night 1 king or 2 Qn beds

For reservations and group blocks please contact:

Amanda Fulton, Sales Manager. Phone: (310)374-2666