There’s so much to love in Los Angeles beyond the A-list celebrities that inhabit it. Whether you’re hitting up Universal Studios, taking a walk on the Hollywood walk of fame, or even just chilling out in a café in Abbot Kinney, there’s never a shortage of things to discover. If you’re planning to go over the pond, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Because we’ve put together the top 10 Coolest hotels in LA so you don’t have to.
The Line is a mid-century is the buzziest new opening in Korea town. It is a modern high-rise with 383 rooms, each one featuring incredible floor to ceiling windows and is the newest opening by the Sydell Group. Everything at the Line pops; as bold colours and an achingly cool retro aesthetic define the space We highly recommend checking out the Commissary, The Line’s incredible Greenhouse inspired restaurant headed by local chef, and food truck revolutionary, Roy Choi.
The Loews Hotel Hollywood is the quintessential Los Angeles hotel and is located right on Hollywood and Highland, just a stone’s throw away from Universal Studios. With 686rooms and suites, a breathtaking rooftop pool, a spa, a gym, and the H2 Kitchen & Bar (open till 1:30am thank you very much) you’d be hard done to find anywhere better in Hollywood for a nightcap amongst the stars, and by stars I mean the Hollywood Walk of Fame of course.
W Hotel Hollywood is the very definition of a stylish boutique hotel and of effortless ‘LA Cool’. Located on the busy thoroughfare of Hollywood Boulevard, it is right in the middle of all of Hollywood’s Highlights. The hotel is a masterclass in modern interior design, and features sleek luxury interiors in modern materials, not to mention a wealth of luxury amenities. As expected the rooftop itself is a scene, Delphine Restaurant is a culinary masterpiece, Bliss Spa is heavenly, and if you’re in the California fitness bandwagon there’s a 24 hour gym too.
4.Ace Hotel DTLA
Walking along the high rises of Down town LA, you’d be forgiven for thinking you were suddenly transported to Broadway. The Ace Hotel DTLA is one of these stunning Art Deco giants, and is our favourite spot down town. Here, you will find the quintessential Ace Hotel Formula and then some: a buzzy restaurant at the ground floor called Best Girl, contemporary industrial rooms and suites, a stylish rooftop pool, and the piece de resistance, an incredibly preserved Spanish Gothic Theatre, which constantly hosts screenings, concerts, and talks. No wonder Ace Hotel DTLA is always the talk of the town.
5.Le Petit Ermitage
Le Petit Ermitage brings Mediterranean extravagance into the heart of West Hollywood, and is exactly what you’d picture when thinking of a stylish LA Hotel. Art-filled walls, and a Moroccan-inspired rooftop, complete with plenty of foliage, and Bohemian flair.
6.The Nomad Hotel
The Nomad Hotel is one of LA’s most historic hotels, and was originally the headquarters of The Bank of Italy. The building’s careful restoration was led by French Architect Jacques Garcia, and now the Nomad Hotel features the full glory of the original building’s Italian Extravagance. Picture neo-classical decor, balanced with Italian marble, and potted palms galore. Plus some pretty stellar rooms and suites too.
7. Shutters on the Beach
Shutters on the Beach is a sun-soaked California dream that occupies the best spot on Santa Monica Beach, enjoying panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. The Hotel itself looks like your classic American beach house and features white and grey shingles, decorated with a flurry of contemporary artwork from Hockney to Lichtenstein. With 186 guest rooms and 12 suites, the Pico restaurant by Vittorio Lucariello and the ocean front Costa Beach Café and Bar (all just a few steps away from the sand) we’d understand if you never left Shutters on the Beach too.
8. The Beverly Hills Hotel
In a way, almost every single hotel in the world has made some kind of reference to the Beverly Hills Hotel. The Pink Palace, its Martinique wallpaper, terra cotta coloured roof tiles, and palm-lined pool, has been the epitome of Hollywood glamour and style for over a hundred years. There is nothing like lounging in the Beverly Hills Hotel iconic pool, seeking shade in its luxury palm lined cabanas where you can enjoy the sun, a cold drink and the captivating allure of the Beverly Hills Hotel. A must-see for any first time visitors to Los Angeles.
9. Hotel Bel Air
The Hotel Bel-Air has been a favourite by Hollywood celebrities and discerning luxury travellers for over 65 years. Serving as a secluded hideaway in Beverly Hills, with its twelve acres of lush exotic gardens and magnificent Spanish colonial architecture. At the Hotel Bel-Air, guests are immediately transported into an elegant Californian Oasis, where they can relax and rejuvenate away from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles. The Hotel Bel-Air is truly a gem in the Los Angeles Hotel scene.
10. Chateau Marmont
No Roundup of the coolest LA Hotels would be complete without the Chateau Marmont, which has become emblematic of Old world Hollywood Glamour. The building was inspired by a historical French Chateau and is filled with timeless bungalows and leafy gardens perfect for celebrities looking to keep the paps at bay.