Los Angeles is a sprawling metropolis famed for its glamorous shops, bright lights, celebrity, and world-class entertainment. Yet, behind the glitz are miles of sun-drenched coastlines, edgy art galleries, family-friendly theme parks, and postcard-worthy views that could easily fill your social media account. La-La Land’s vibe is hip and casual, upscale and elite, new and traditional. That is why anyone and everyone feels welcome here. Reviewing everything that LA has to offer can be exhausting, so we’ve come to the rescue with our list of the best luxury hotels in Los Angeles. Enjoy!
The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills
Live large in this glamorous urban oasis in the heart of Los Angeles’ coolest neighborhood, a short stroll to Sunset Strip and Santa Monica Boulevard. The London West Hollywood, an all-suite luxury hotel, seamlessly blends European elegance and California cool in Beverly Hills. Stay in suites with oversized, spa-like bathrooms, awe-inspiring views, and designer fittings. Relish the sumptuous creations of the chef at the Boxwood Restaurant. Come sundown, have tea in the Sitting Room, or a cocktail at the London Bar. Take it to the rooftop pool to enjoy panoramic city views.
1 Hotel West Hollywood
Nature takes centre stage at 1 Hotel West Hollywood. This impeccable, world-class accommodation makes sustainability its top priority using wood from fallen trees, organic cotton, and locally grown produce. Rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows so you can enjoy city views unobstructed, while marble bathrooms, pillow-top mattresses, and in-room greenery ensure rest comes easy. Four restaurants serve scrumptious farm-to-table eats and cold-pressed juices. And there’s a gym and swimming pool to keep you fit even if you overindulge. When it’s time to explore, you’re just a few minutes from Sunset Strip and Hollywood Boulevard.
W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills
Live the high life in the land of the stars at W Los Angeles, a vibrant, modern hotel located in Westwood Village, steps from LA’s iconic attractions. Visit The Getty or Hammer Museums for your culture fix. If it’s retail therapy you want, Rodeo Drive and Wilshire Boulevard are nearby. For more active fun, the Santa Monica Beach, LA Zoo, and Disneyland are never too far away. After, come home to rooms that reflect LA’s bold spirit with contemporary design, W signature mattress, and state-of-the-art amenities. Or satisfy your cravings at The Hideout, STK, or Living Room Bar.
Santa Monica Proper Hotel
Set on the sun-drenched Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica Proper Hotel goes beyond just another place to stay in the city. As you step inside, you’ll revel in the unique interiors filled with organic textures and tones, arched passageways, and Moorish detailing. The stylish rooms are bright and airy, fitted with designer furniture and beds in premium linen. There is a rooftop pool that features a restaurant and bar with front-row seats for the breathtaking Pacific sunsets. A stay here means you have easy access to the beach, world-class farmer’s market, boutique shopping, and fine dining.
Along the palm-lined streets of Los Angeles sits Dream Hollywood, a trendy hotel tucked among the sparkle and charm of the Hollywood Hills, close to the Walk of Fame and Hollywood and Vine. This inspired mid-century modern accommodation boasts 178 sophisticated rooms decked with state-of-the-art technology, spectacular views, and luxe amenities. But the Dream doesn’t stop there. The hotel takes you to new heights, offering the coveted cuisine of TAO Asian Bistro and Beauty & Essex. But what sets it apart is its famed rooftop pool with its private cabanas and padded loungers staring out to the Hollywood sign.
Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
Discover a Beverly Hills icon buzzing with the excitement and energy of its hip and cool location. Four Seasons Los Angeles puts you right in the middle of the action — minutes from notable art museums, the shopping hotspots of Rodeo Drive and Wilshire Boulevard, and LAs top attractions. After a day out, soak in the sunset scenery from the resort-style pool or savour delectable Italian cuisine at Culina Ristorante. Cap the day off inside spacious rooms that come with health and wellness features, marble bathrooms, and private balconies.
Oceana Santa Monica, LXR Hotels & Resorts
Boasting an unrivalled position, Oceana Santa Monica is a luxurious suite-only boutique hotel that sits in a quiet corner of Santa Monica – just steps from the beach. The 70 rooms are an indulgent retreat filled with bespoke amenities that inspire rest and peaceful slumbers. An indoor-outdoor restaurant bar, a pool, gym, and lush courtyard lounge will make you feel like you’ve just hit the hotel jackpot. This high-end enclave also puts you minutes from the vibrant bustle of Santa Monica Pier, Venice Beach, and Third Street Promenade.
The West Hollywood EDITION
Luxury, comfort, and impeccable hospitality meet at The West Hollywood EDITION. Expect creative takes on Latin and Californian cuisine in their four restaurants and bars. Receive the best service at the day spa, fitness centre, and rooftop pool. And find relaxation inside any of its 190 rooms that feature deluxe bedding, all the mod cons, and spectacular views of LA or the Hills. This stylish urban sanctuary is within easy walking distance of Sunset Strip and is only a short drive from Beverly Center Shopping Mall, Rodeo Drive, and the Dolby Theatre.
Kimpton La Peer Hotel
Decorated in eye-catching sculptural walls, custom art, and dramatic interiors, Kimpton La Peer Hotel is a hotspot amid West Hollywood’s Design District. Part of the stylish Kimpton Hotels group, this artsy hideaway offers an enviable location with easy access to the delights of Beverly Hills – walking distance to hip coffee shops, art galleries, boutiques, and trendy restaurants. With 105 totally decked-out rooms and suites, a heated pool, a swanky indoor/outdoor bar, and a restaurant serving Mediterranean fare, Kimpton La Peer is the perfect base for living it up in one of the country’s coolest cities.
L’Ermitage Beverly Hills
Don’t judge a book by its cover certainly applies to the L’Ermitage Beverly Hills. Its nondescript exterior belies its glamorous mid-century interiors of Venetian cut-glass and elegant champagne and metal palette. The 116 suites spare no detail and comfort, each having private balconies, oversized bathrooms, and dressing rooms. A lavish spa, yoga studio, rooftop pool, and French bistro means you don’t even have to go out to enjoy the day. But when you’re in a city like LA, with Rodeo Drive and Santa Monica Boulevard’s pleasures just outside your hotel door, you just have to join the crowd.
The Peninsula Beverly Hills
Classic, stately, and impossibly opulent. The Peninsula Beverly Hills is that one iconic hotel that everyone dreams of staying in. A short walk from the legendary Rodeo Drive and Century City, the hotel is a favourite among the rich and famous. The level of service is superlative — just imagine being chauffeured around in a Rolls Royce — with first-class amenities including the award-winning The Belvedere, spa, rooftop pool, and fitness centre. Every suite is palatial with Frette-sheeted beds, state-of-the-art entertainment systems, and marble bathrooms with premium Oscar de la Renta toiletries.
The Surfrider Malibu
The Surfrider Malibu may have history stretching back to 1953, but its transformation to a light-filled bohemian minimalist accommodation brings it firmly into the 21st century. Expect a warm welcome from the owners and staff, a guest-only roof deck bar and restaurant, and a superb location along the Pacific Coastal Highway. It’s just across from Surfrider Beach and only a short stroll to Malibu Pier. One of the best spots in the hotel is inside one of its gorgeous rooms (of which there are only 20!) with their super comfy beds, a kitchenette, rain shower, and private terrace to watch Malibu sunsets from.
The Beverly Hills Hotel
Set on landscaped grounds in the heart of Beverly Hills is the iconic The Beverly Hills Hotel. This distinct “Pink Palace” has been a hotspot among celebrities and royalty since it opened in 1912. It’s no surprise with 208 rooms, including 23 bungalows decked in lavish decor, large living spaces, marble bathrooms, gourmet mini-bars, wellness kits, and high-tech conveniences. Mix with the stars at The Polo Lounge, for fine dining, or go al fresco at the Cabana Cafe. There’s a pool, spa, and bicycles you can rent to explore the breezy tree-lined streets of Beverly Hills.
Beverly Wilshire – Beverly Hills, A Four Seasons Hotel
Find the legendary Beverly Wilshire at the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Rodeo Drive, only steps from designer shopping and gourmet dining. While this luxury hotel has been around for almost a century, it’s modern-minded — offering 21st-century creature comforts and impeccable service. Open the door to your private suite and enter a world of over-the-top luxury and restful spaces, including a balcony and large bathrooms with soaking tubs. Savor Michelin-starred cuisine at CUT by Wolfgang Puck, cool down at the outdoor pool, or try their Pretty Woman for a Day and Night With the Stars services.
With such a big area and lots of neighborhoods, LA offers lots of different experiences. So we recommend some planning and choosing a location & hotel that best suits your interests and needs. If you need some help, let us know.
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Image credit: W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills
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