The city of Angels, where palm tree-lined boulevards stretch to the horizon, boast some of the most prestigious hotels and suites on the West Coast. The eclectic offerings prove a point that LA is truly America’s golden city of entertainment, and all things luxury. Whether the recent explosion of reality TV or insane celebrity lifestyles that have lured your interest to visit this city, rest assured there’s a hotel to accommodate your opulent tastes.
The Penninsula Beverly Hills
The only AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five Star-rated hotel in Southern California every year since 1993, this deluxe hotel boasts 38 suites and 17 private villas, nestled among lush tropical gardens in the heart of Beverly Hills. The Royal Patio Suite (pictured) displays gilded and hand-painted finishes with a seeping terrace framing Century City’s skyline. Within walking distance of the legendary Rodeo Drive, this hotel is by far the cream of the crop in West Coast luxury living. Learn more here.
Casa Del Mar, Santa Monica
What’s LA without its blond beaches? Santa Monica is a beachfront city within Los Angeles county and the Casa Del Mar hotel offers the most insane Californian beachfront experiences. Whether it’s the romantic Ocean View Suite that makes your California-dreaming come true, or the escape from LA’s urban sprawl that entices you to Santa Monica, this 5 star hotel can host the most extravagant parties, weddings and meetings this side of America. Learn more here.
Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills
Opening in 1928, this glamorous 5-star hotel saw famous stars such as Elvis Presley, Steve McQueen and Warren Beatty and was the film setting for Pretty Woman. Being in the heart of Beverly Hills, this hotel offers a personal shopping experience, with consultation starting in Rodeo Drive, followed by a Rolls-Royce drive to a nearby park for a romantic picnic with your partner, where you’ll sample cuisine inspired by the picnic scene from the movie. Of course, you could tailor the experience for yourselves, gentlemen, with a bachelor-style party for that well over due reunion of your closest. Learn more here.
The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles
Epitomising LA’s glittering downtown scene, The Ritz-Carlton is a 5 star destination that brings modern serenity and exquisite West Coast experiences in the stunning heart of the city’s sprawling landscape. The Ritz-Carlton Club Level on the 23rd floor is reserved for those who seek the finest experience possible, where you’ll make used of the executive boardroom, dedicated concierge staff and complimentary business services tailored to your personal needs. Unwind with the iconic chef Wolfgang Puck’s exotic cuisine at the WP24 restaurant. Learn more here.
The London West Hollywood
Proudly housing LA’s largest suite which was designed by trailblazing designer Vivienne Westwood herself, the 11,000 foot rooftop oasis melds timeless glamour with cosmopolitan sophistication within a 5 star setting. An unrivalled choice for LA glamour, with a 360-degree view of the cityscape to leave you in awe. Two spacious bedrooms with spa-like bathrooms by Waterworks are luxe personal sanctuaries that guarantee you an insane redefinition of hotel living. It really doesn’t get any better than this, gentlemen. Learn more here.