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Frequently
asked questions

  • How much does it cost to store luggage near Chinatown?

    The price for luggage storage near Chinatown starts from just $5.90/bag for the entire day.

  • Where can I store luggage near Chinatown?

    There are multiple locations in the Chinatown area which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Tom Bradley International Terminal, Terminal 2, and Terminal 5 and all over Los Angeles.

  • Is it safe to store your bags near Chinatown?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage near Chinatown.

  • Are there storage lockers near Chinatown?

    Yes, there are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in the Chinatown area. Bounce has multiple luggage storage locations nearby Chinatown and in the broader Los Angeles area where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 safekeeping guarantee.

  • What public transportation exists near Chinatown?

    Popular metro stations like Metro Rail - Union Station or LATTC Ortho Institute Expo Line Station can be used for nearby transit. When traveling within Los Angeles near Chinatown, you may be close to some bus stations: Harbor Transit Way, Bus Station, or LAC+UCS Medical Bus Stop. If traveling by train, Union Station, 7th Street/Metro Center Station, and Union Pacific Railroad are nearest to Chinatown.

  • Where are the best hotel accommodations near Chinatown?

    The top-ranked middle to high-range hotels near Chinatown are The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, Wilshire Grand Center, and The Wilshire Hotel. When traveling on a budget, the best hostels near Chinatown are Freehand Los Angeles, Stay on Main, and The Rumi.

  • Where are the best restaurants near Chinatown?

    The most popular restaurants to visit when near Chinatown are Porto's Bakery & Cafe, Chick-Fil-A, and McDonald's.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions near Chinatown?

    Check out the nearby Griffith Park, Echo Park at the Lotus Festival, and Arroyo Seco Park.

Luggage storage nearby most Chinatown hotspots

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Chinatown Luggage Storage Guide 2024

Are you wondering, “Where can I store my luggage near Chinatown?” Perhaps you just arrived in Los Angeles and need a place to store your bags near Chinatown before you check into your hotel or AirBnB -- or maybe you just checked out and don't want to drag your bags around with you for the rest of the day.

Perhaps, you're planning on shopping at Plaza West Covina, Swarovski at Westfield Santa Anita, or Whittwood Town Center and need a place to store your bags. Or, you're planning on sightseeing in the Chinatown area at Hollywood Park, Venice Beach, or Universal Studios Hollywood Globe and Fountain and don't want to be burdened by your baggage.

Don't worry, there are plenty of options for luggage storage near Chinatown!

Luggage storage nearby Chinatown with Bounce

Bounce is one of the largest luggage storage networks in Los Angeles with multiple locations near Chinatown.

Featured in The Boston Globe, TechCrunch and Forbes, Bounce is present in more than 2,000 cities. We partner with local hotels and shops to open up space for you to drop off your bags in essentially any major neighborhood.

Our team vets each location and provides all the security measures including BounceShield™ protection, security seals, and well-trained staff.

Bounce is the #1-rated bag storage network with thousands of 5-star reviews. Many of our shops are open for luggage storage 24/7 but this varies by location… We strategically open new spots so you can find the closest location to temporarily store your bags. Our prices in the Chinatown area start at just $5.90 per 24h/bag .

Book through our website or mobile app (required) to get BounceShield™ protection, guaranteed space availability and 24/7 customer support. We love to travel as much as you so we make it as easy as possible! There are no size limits for suitcases or backpacks stored with Bounce. For less than a cup of coffee per bag, you can enjoy your entire day without dragging your bags with you!

Here are some ideas for making the most of your time in the Chinatown area now that you are free from your baggage. Some notable places to relax before a flight are Starbucks, Winnetka Bowl, and Panera Bread. You can also go for a hike around Mt. Wilson Trail, Angeles National Forest, and Runyon Canyon Park. And if you’re looking for a night on the town, check out Catch One, Dublin's Irish Whiskey Pub, and Tom's Urban.

Why is Bounce the best luggage storage provider in the Chinatown area?

Multiple locations near Chinatown$10,000 Bounce Guarantee on each booking to protect your belongingsVetted store locations to ensure trust and safety2 minute booking process online or via mobile app, then just walk in and check your bags inThousands of 5 star reviews, hundreds of thousands of bags stored

How do I store luggage near Chinatown with Bounce?

You can find the closest luggage storage location to Chinatown really easily.Simply select a location here. Find the shop that meets your preferences in terms of location & hours. Once you’ve chosen a location, you can book in under 2 minutes.

Space does fill up so booking before you go there is required, but you can show up right away. With your booking confirmation in hand, we’ll give you the exact details and directions to the shop. Once there, all you have to do is show your booking confirmation and we’ll tag and check in your bags.

You’re now free to enjoy Chinatown and Los Angeles without your things!

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About Chinatown

There is so much more to Los Angeles than celebrity sightings and visits to Rodeo Drive. When exploring L.A., Chinatown is an absolute must-see, filled with cute shops and fantastic restaurants. Located just north of City Hall and adjacent to Union Station, Chinatown is about a square mile. It is accessed through one of the ornate gates, either the main dragon or the east or west gates. Once you enter the gates into Chinatown, you will feel like you just entered a whole new world. Chinese culture abounds here, and you will soon be caught up in the festivities that spill out onto the streets of Chinatown. Be sure to visit during one of the many festivals, such as the Chinese New Year, the Moon Festival, or CicLAvia. During the summer months, Chinatown hosts Summer Nights, an explosion of color and fantasy used to highlight the old country culture and fuse it with more modern customs. 

In 1938, Chinatown was torn down and relocated to its current location to make room for Union Station. It is many times referred to as New Chinatown. Chinatown can quickly become packed with tourists and locals enjoying the festive atmosphere. You do not want to have to drag large bags or luggage through Chinatown. Bounce has several locations nearby where you can leave your bags for safekeeping.

Fun Fact: There is only one building that remains standing from the original Chinatown. This building is the Garnier Building and is part of the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Site and houses the Chinese American Museum. 

Things to Do in Chinatown

You will be on sensory overload when you visit Chinatown in Los Angeles for the first time. There is so much to see and experience, you could spend the entire day and not see everything in this iconic district. Even if you are not a fan of Chinese food, step through the gates of Chinatown and marvel at the culture that has survived being relocated and is celebrated through festivals ceremonies throughout the year. 

You can easily become overwhelmed and not know where to start once you get to Chinatown. Here are a few suggestions to get you started on your adventure.

  • Snap a photo of the Chinatown Gateway Monument, also known as the Dragon Gate. The gate lights up at night with bright colors, which makes it the perfect spot to snap selfies. 
  • Check out the East Gate, also known as the Gate of Maternal Virtues. Enter the gate from Broadway and visit the central plaza of Chinatown. The East Gate was created by You Chung Hong to honor the memory of his mother.
  • Visit the West Gate at night and enjoy its fantastic color-coordinated lights. Stop by the Wishing Well right inside the West Gate, created to mimic southern China’s Seven Star Caverns.
  • Eat at the Plum Tree Restaurant and enjoy the spicy flavors of true Szechuan cuisine. While there, spend time marveling over the tile mural that is one of the largest hand-painted tiled mosaics outside of China.  
  • Stroll through Central Plaza, the first part of New Chinatown to be completed, and enjoy a treat from one of the street vendors and watch the lights come on in the plaza and gates at dark. 
  • Wander through West Plaza and down a small alleyway called Chung King Road. West Plaza is where many Chinatown residents live and was constructed in 1943.
  • Head over to the Castelar Elementary School and view the mural named “The Party of Lan-Ting” created by Shi Yan Zhang. While there, check out the school, which is one of the oldest schools in Los Angeles. 

Transit Options in Chinatown

  • Bus: 28, 704, 81, B
  • Subway – Red Line
  • Light Rail – Gold Line
  • Taxi

Luggage Storage Near Chinatown

Chinatown is a bustling little neighborhood filled with tourists and locals, making it sometimes difficult to move through the streets, alleys, and plazas. Dragging along extra bags will make it almost impossible to enjoy wandering through Chinatown and could set you up to be a target of muggers.

Bounce has partnered with many businesses in and around Chinatown, where you can drop your bags for short-term storage. By leaving your bags with Bounce, you can have peace of mind that your things are safe so you can relax and enjoy the full experience. 

Luggage Storage Options Near Chinatown

  • Chinatown Central Plaza: The pulse of Chinatown, Central Plaza is where the festivities spill over, and locals and tourists can hang out enjoying the vibrancy of Chinatown. Experience Chinatown Summer Nights at the plaza, but leave your bags with Bounce for safekeeping. 
  • Far East Plaza: Visit this innovative shopping plaza and find great souvenirs, gifts, and treats. Grab a scoop of ice cream at Scoops after spending the morning shopping. The Far East Plaza gets busy quickly, so let Bounce watch your bags while you shop.
  • Thien Hau Temple: This ornate temple draws your attention when you enter Chinatown with its old-world charm and architecture. Visit during one of the festivals and enjoy dancing and other performances. Large bags are frowned upon at the temple; Bounce will watch your bags while you visit Chinatown. 
  • Chinese American Museum: Located in the only original Chinatown building, the Garnier Building, this museum honors the Chinese immigrants and the subsequent generations. The history of Chinatown highlighted as well. Large bags are not permitted in the museum, find a nearby Bounce location to keep your bags while inside. 
  • Los Angeles State Historic Park: This Park sits across from Chinatown and offers 32 acres of natural beauty. Lace up your walking shoes, but drop your bags with Bounce before hitting the trails. 
  • Undiscovered Chinatown Walking Tour: Sign up for a walking tour through Chinatown that highlights some of the lesser-known places such as antique boutiques, art galleries, and herbal shops. Since you are walking for over two hours, you may want to let Bounce keep your bags while you take the tour.
  • Chung King Road: This insignificant-looking alley is really one of the hottest places in Chinatown. Filled with art galleries, bargain shops, and quaint boutiques, this road is the place to visit. Bounce is nearby, so drop your bags and head to Chung Kind Road. 
  • Union Station: The original Chinatown was located where Union Station now stands. Adjacent to the New Chinatown, Union Station has shops and restaurants for you to explore. Crowds are common in Union Station, so avoid being targeted by thieves by leaving your bags with Bounce. 

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