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10,000+ locations globally
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Rated 4.9 by 509,876+ people

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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.


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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