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About Los Angeles

More than Hollywood starlets, bronzed skin and bikini-clad bodies, Los Angeles is a hub for everything creative and inspiring. From the music and movies to the clothes and food, L.A. has an energy and promise it's impossible to duplicate. This is a great place for dreamers and go-getters. Different areas of the city are like separate villages with their own distinctive personalities and our selection of the best places to stay in Los Angeles reflects this.

Head out to Venice Beach and sunbathe under the electric blue sky, beside a bikini-wearing 60 year old with skin like a handbag. Cruise up and down the beach a few times, then dodge bodies up to the boardwalk where you might catch the next big thing in music, magic or street performance - all for free!

Yes, in L.A. the inexpensive sits comfortably beside the expensive. Little old delis and hot dog vans beside super clubs and Michelin starred restaurants. Markets beside big brand boutiques. Museums beside cinemas - but then this IS L.A..

Here you'll find plenty of sunshine, plenty of preening, but also plenty of fun. Some of L.A. takes itself too seriously, but that's one of the reasons why it's so much fun for the rest of us!

Taken one at a time, the bits of this metropolitan jigsaw seem friendlier, more appealing to explore and easier to get to know and it is worth putting almost as much thought into where you want to be based as which hotel you want to stay in.

Top choices for the best places to stay in Los Angeles are the newly revamped Hollywood with its film studios and Walk of Fame, Beverly Hills with its shops and the Santa Monica and Malibu beach areas. Wherever you decide to stay, there is easy access to other areas and no shortage of things to do. From celebrity spotting, visiting Universal Studios, the huge Griffith Park or the Getty Center, checking out the vibrant nightlife or just watching the spectacular Pacific sunsets.

What not to miss:

  • Hit Venice Beach for a day under the sun amongst the hip crowds.
  • Visit the Griffith Observatory and enjoy the far stretching views across the city.
  • Stroll along Rodeo Drive and ogle at the high end stores.
  • Stop by the iconic Santa Monica Pier and Beach and take one of the fair rides.
  • Be sure to spend a day in Universal Studios Hollywood.

Such a fantastic city with something for everyone means that many of the best places to stay in Los Angeles are quickly snapped up, so to be sure of your booking make plans and book soon.

The Best Places to Stay in Los Angeles


  • For a proper Hollywood experience one of the best places to stay in Los Angeles is the Hollywood Roosevelt. This hotel hosted the first Academy Awards ceremony in 1929, and was a favourite of big name stars like Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable. Plenty of the original 'Spanish Colonial' style remains but with a modern take added during the hotel's complete restoration in 2005.
  • The Mondrian is another re-vamped Hollywood classic, close to Fox Studios, Paramount Pictures, Rodeo Drive and the Getty Museum. The vibe is Californian low-key.

For the movies - West Hollywood

  • Gorgeous Art Deco icon, Sunset Tower, was once the Hollywood address. Errol Flynn, John Wayne and Marilyn Monroe were all residents during its glorious heyday as an apartment building. A careful restoration has retained all the charming details and has added all the 21st Century essentials, including a spa and restaurant.
  • For something a bit different try Château Marmont. Because this is Hollywood you might think it is a set, but no, this wonderful reproduction of Château Amboise is a hotel. To match the setting, the cuisine is gourmet and favoured by A-listers.
  • The Chamberlain West Hollywood is a striking suites-only hotel in the heart of West Hollywood and has a rooftop pool and terrace with spectacular views of the Hollywood Hills and downtown LA.
  • The Charlie is a unique set of 13 standalone cottages. Once home to Charlie Chaplin and friends such as Marilyn Monroe, minutes from Sunset Boulevard.
  • Eccentric suite-only hotel just off Santa Monica Boulevard, Petit Ermitage offers a rooftop pool boasting spectacular views of LA.

For the museums - Central L.A.

  • For something fun and inexpensive in a super central location, try the Farmer’s Daughter, a 'farm' themed hotel with crowing alarm clocks, denim duvets and inflatable farm animals in the pool.

For shopping - Beverly Hills!

  • The Avalon's name might not be familiar, but as the Beverly Carlton this boutique hotel has been an L.A. institution since the 1950s. They've kept the 50s, patio chic style - this is one of the best places to stay in Los Angeles if you're looking for a taste of vintage glamour or Mad Men chic. Expect excellent food, a long cocktail list and furniture by George Nelson and Charles Eames.
  • If you're looking for sleek and smart, with the kind of roof terrace made famous by music videos, book the Thompson, Beverly Hills. Only a few blocks from Rodeo Drive, you're right in amongst the action, and you can see it all happening from, and on, the roof terrace each evening.
  • Check into the Montage Beverly Hills if you're looking for real Rodeo Drive opulence. Just back from 'the drive', this hotel has its own boutiques and a 20,000 square foot spa.

For the beach

  • The Viceroy is a glossy beachside hotel with sea views, a colonial atmosphere and cutting edge design.
  • Shade Hotel is a sophisticated hip property with cutting edge monochrome designs, just off Manhattan Beach.

For families

  • The Mama Shelter, Los Angeles is a 1930s gem that sits between Sunset and Hollywood Boulevards and welcomes all. Rooms are supplied with hi-tech kit and offer city views, while the beds are luxuriously comfortable.

For contemporary style

  • In the heart of Burbank, Amarano Burbank, is a contemporary hotel offering rooftop views of LA, in-house dining and areas to relax by the pool.
  • The Palihotel is located in the heart of LA. This contemporary, intimate boutique hotel is for nightlife lovers, city explorers and food enthusiasts.
  • The Kinney is a hip hotel boasting a Venice beach address. Vibrantly styled rooms feature bright colours, clean lines, contemporary art and luxury bathrooms.
  • The trendy Ace Hotel Downtown is in the renovated United Artists Tower in the heart of LA. The rooms blend contemporary minimalism with hipster-chic features, prioritising comfort and character with luxury.
  • Luxe Hotel Sunset Boulevard sits in 6 acres of Brentwood Park and on Sunset Boulevard this contemporary, brilliantly situated hotel has its own spa, gym and outdoor pool.

For luxury

  • Le Montrose Suite Hotel is a state of the art luxury hotel just around the corner from Sunset Strip, West Hollywood. Contemporary chic rooms feature stylish furnishings, comfy beds, expansive seating areas and funky fabrics.
  • Sunset Tower Hotel is a1929 Art Deco apartment block in prime location on Sunset Strip. Formerly home to Marylin Monroe and Frank Sinatra, this chic and contemporary hotel has pool, spa, restaurant and a lively bar.
  • Mondrian is a revamped famous Sunset Boulevard hotel in Hollywood. Avant-garde interiors have been replaced with a low key refined Californian vibe. Skybar on the roof is a notorious destination.

For a boutique stay

  • Inn at Playa del Rey overlooks the waters of Marina del Rey and the Ballona Wetlands. The decor is casual and effortlessly elegant, with a lavish twist. One feels totally pampered with a gourmet breakfast each morning, Californian wine and hors d’oeuvres every afternoon.

For foodies

  • The Line Hotel is a modern hotel with spectacular views in Koreatown, known for its high concentration of restaurants and bars.

For an apartment or villa

  • If you've decided that a self catering property would be more suitable for your holiday, then we recommend you visit our online booking partner Booking.com where they have a wide selection for all tastes and budgets.

Travel information

  • The Los Angeles area is served by five major commercial airports - Los Angeles, Burbank, Santa Ana, Long Beach, and Ontario.
  • Best time to visit - Los Angeles is a year round destination with ambient temperatures year round however Spring, between March and May, and Autumn, between September and November, are ideal if you are looking for fewer crowds.
  • If you plan to hire a car, we recommend you visit our online partner Rentalcars for the best prices.

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Best Hotels in Los Angeles

  • The Chamberlain West Hollywood Los Angeles (West Hollywood) 114 rooms from £130

    City Style  -  Chic suite-only hotel in West Hollywood: luxurious, a fantastic rooftop terrace and pool, well connected to the sights of LA.
    Local exploring  -  The 4-star hotel is just 2 blocks from Santa Monica Boulevard, Sunset Strip, and Universal Studios is 15 minutes away.
    Total relaxation  -  The heated rooftop pool and terrace offers spectacular panoramic views and pamper sessions like yoga and massages.
    Swimming Pool  -  The heated rooftop pool offers panoramic views of the Hollywood Hills and downtown LA, with loungers and a private cabana.
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Mr & Mrs Smith

    Striking suites-only hotel in the heart of West Hollywood with a rooftop pool and terrace with spectacular views of the Hollywood Hills and downtown LA. The modern-luxe rooms are unusual but sleek, each with a gas fireplace, evoking 1960s era LA. An exclusive bistro serves great food and drinks. See More

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  • The Charlie Los Angeles (West Hollywood) 13 rooms from £140

    Local exploring  -  Less than a mile from Sunset Boulevard and many local shops and restaurants in central West Hollywood.
    City Style  -  This historical hotel was once home to Charlie Chaplin, and is centrally located in West Hollywood.
    Full of character
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    Unique set of 13 standalone cottages, once home to Charlie Chaplin and friends such as Marilyn Monroe, minutes from Sunset Boulevard. The English-style cottages are beautifully furnished, each named after it's namesake celebrity resident, with a private patio and kitchen, and communal lush gardens. See More

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  • Petit Ermitage Los Angeles (West Hollywood) 80 rooms from £170

    Local exploring  -  1 mile from the Sunset Strip, 5 miles from Santa Monica Boulevard and Pacific Design centre, 15 minutes from Universal Studios.
    City Style  -  Spacious, suite-only 4-star hotel ideally located, luxurious rooms with in-room spa services, and rooftop pool and garden.
    Swimming Pool  -  The heated outdoor saltwater pool is beautiful, with kumquat trees and striped loungers surrounding it, with spectacular views.
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    Eccentric suite-only hotel just off Santa Monica Boulevard with a rooftop pool boasting spectacular views of LA. The charming rooms and communal spaces are luxurious, decorated with a blend of antiques and artworks with colourful, contemporary features. The garden, pool and firedeck are all stunning See More

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  • Mama Shelter, Los Angeles Los Angeles (California) 70 rooms from £148

    Sights nearby  -  Hollywood Wax Museum is close by, as is a handful of theatres so make sure to see what is on during your stay.
    Surfing  -  The vibe of Venice Beach - along with skateboarding, windsurfing and everything with a board.
    Great walks  -  Along the sea front on Venice Beach or Hollywood Walk of Fame to see the stars.
    Full of character
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    This 1930s gem sits between Sunset and Hollywood Boulevards and welcomes all. Rooms are supplied with hi-tech kit and offer city views, while the beds are luxuriously comfortable. Coffee shop, communal table and benches add to the French chic, family-feel. Location is spot on to discover LA. See More

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  • Amarano Burbank Los Angeles (California) 132 rooms from £148

    Sights nearby  -  Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery.
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor/outdoor
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    In the heart of Burbank this contemporary hotel offers rooftop views of LA, in-house dining and areas to relax by the pool. Rooms are spacious, modern in decor and facilities. Privato restaurant offers regional cuisine and an impressive wine list. Free shuttle to Universal Studios are a must! See More

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  • Hotel Normandie Los Angeles (California) 94 rooms from £152

    Sights nearby  -  Walking distance from the Normandie stop on the Metro Purple Line.
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Full of character
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    Restored and contemporary, this owner-managed hotel in Koreatown offers business facilities, gym and a buzzy bar. Comfortable rooms are simple in design and spacious. Casell's Hamburger offers up American dishes and reservation-only Le Comptoir is Californian. Location is perfect for nightlife. See More

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  • Hotel Figueroa Los Angeles 268 rooms from £155

    Foodies  -  The hotel's acclaimed Fig Restaurant is one of the best in town; reserve a table with your room booking to guarantee a spot
    Local exploring  -  With an unbeatable location in downtown Los Angeles, this hotel is perfectly placed for local exploring
    City Style  -  As one of the longest-standing hotels in LA, this boutique bolt-hole is full of chic city style
    Great walks  -  Explore downtown LA on a long city walk, stopping in at the Grand Hope Park nearby
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Mr & Mrs Smith

    This heritage hotel is located in downtown Los Angeles. Dating back to 1926, the Spanish colonial-style hotel has undergone a full renovation and now offers smart, cosy guestrooms featuring contemporary art and Old World accents. Home to the acclaimed Fig Restaurant, this is a chic city bolt-hole. See More

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  • Kimpton Everly Hotel Los Angeles 216 rooms from £158

    Sights nearby  -  The Walk of Fame is just a mile from the property
    Swimming Pool  -  Rooftop pool

    A chic hotel located in a hilly neighbourhood (near the Hollywood sign) and boasting spectacular city views. Spacious rooms are all white on white with pops of colour coming from contemporary artwork. Sip a cocktail beside the rooftop pool and dine in style at the all American restaurant. See More

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  • The Magic Castle Hotel Los Angeles (California) 43 rooms from £159

    Local exploring  -  Located in the heart of Hollywood - walking distance from its sights
    Great walks  -  Take a drive up to Griffith Park and walk up to the Observatory - a stellar visit
    Sights nearby  -  Walking distance from The Hollywood Walk of Fame
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool

    A Hollywood icon, not for its hotel but for its "Magic Castle". The secret hideaway, almost impossible to access, unless you're with a magician or you stay at the hotel! The property itself is unremarkable, but is excellently located and includes a pool - gold dust in the heart of town. See More

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  • Farmer’s Daughter Los Angeles 66 rooms from £164

    Foodies  -  Tart restaurant serves up gourmet comfort food and spectacular cocktails, plus the iconic Farmers Market is right down the road.
    Value chic  -  Achingly cool, wonderfully located, with vibrant feel and modern amenities- all for a fairly reasonable price.
    Artworks  -  Quirky features such as the Art-o-mat, a former cigarette vending machine that now dispenses art.
    Local markets  -  Just down the road is the sprawling Farmers Market, boasting a range of trendy shops, restaurants and gourmet food producers.
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Fodors

    Kitsch but fun hotel with modest rooms and bargain prices. Modern 'farm' decor - denim duvets, plaid curtains, custom-made wood upholstery. A hip and lively destination. See More

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  • The Line Hotel Los Angeles (California) 384 rooms from £168

    Great walks  -  Along Venice Beach or up Santa Monica Pier.
    Sights nearby  -  Universal Studios Hollywood.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    A modern hotel with spectacular views in Koreatown, known for its high concentration of restaurants and bars. Rooms are modern chic, airy and comfortable. Pot restaurant offers Korean-American cuisine. The cafe is perfect for an after dinner sweet bite. A foodies dream, location and choice! See More

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  • Venice Beach House Los Angeles (Venice Beach) 9 rooms from £168

    Local exploring  -  Perfectly situated for exploring L.A. in the heart of Venice's bohemian beach scene
    Beach Life  -  Three minutes walk from the illustrious and world famous Venice Beach
    Great walks  -  The hotel's great location offers the perfect opportunity for strolls along the boardwalk and forays up into the Hollywood hills
    Sights nearby  -  Venice Beach Boardwalk is minutes away, and the beach offers all the quintessential L.A. beach experiences on your doorstep

    Location is everything at The Venice Beach House. L.A. life is on the doorstep of the 9 rooms, set in sprawling gardens, welcoming guests with cosy, modern and elegant styling with a nod to the establishment's 110 year history, all just 3 minutes away from the eponymous beach. See More

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  • Palihotel Los Angeles (California) 32 rooms from £176

    City Style  -  Nightlife and sight seeing all a stones throw away.
    Local exploring  -  Right on trendy Melrose Avenue
    Great walks  -  Sunset Strip, to just below the Hollywood sign or simply exploring the local haunts.
    Full of character  -  Intimate and contemporary in style, it oozes character and charm.

    In the heart of LA is this contemporary, intimate boutique hotel for nightlife lovers, city explorers and food enthusiasts. Modern and spacious rooms and all are welcome in the communal dining, lobby and sitting areas. The Hart & The Hunter restaurants are both enjoyed by locals and guests alike. See More

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  • Los Angeles Athletic Club Los Angeles 72 rooms from £176

    Great walks  -  Los Angeles Conservancy Walking Tours and Downtown LA Walking Tours run regularly throughout the day.
    Sights nearby  -  TCL Chinese Theatre, a cinema palace on the historic Hollywood Walk of Fame, is only 15 mins away.
    Swimming Pool  -  Year round indoor pool.
    Full of character

    Housed in a downtown private athletic club, dating to 1880, this urbane hotel will not disappoint. The decor is sophisticated, classic yet modern. Members only athletic facilities, restaurants and bars lend a touch of class. Glamorous, grown up and chic. See More

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  • The Bel Air Treehouse Los Angeles (Bel Air) 4 rooms from £178

    Total relaxation  -  A stylish and tranquil base from which to explore Los Angeles
    Hideaway  -  An urban oasis: a place to escape from the maddening crowd
    Local markets  -  The Larchmont farmer's market takes place every Sunday
    Sights nearby  -  Take a drive to Santa Monica pier, an iconic visit

    A spiritual escape in glitzy Bel Air, owner Hedda has a refreshing approach to luxury. This tranquil four suite B&B is the perfect sanctuary for weary travellers. Rooms are decorated in colourful hues with incense sticks, candles and epsom salts in the bathrooms: everything you need to unwind. See More

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  • Freehand Los Angeles 226 rooms from £179

    Local exploring  -  Make the most out of Freehand's superb location to truly get to know Los Angeles
    City Style  -  The hotel's chic and unique decor make it a standout choice
    Families  -  Take advantage of the family rooms available
    Great walks  -  Wander around the city getting a feel for its atmopshere and take a stroll along the Hollywood Walk of Fame
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    Located in downtown LA, Freehand is the ideal city break. The hotel's decor features plenty of wooden influences, light hues and colourful artwork adorning the walls. Come back after a day sightseeing and relax in the outdoor pool (boasting 360-degree views) or the cocktail bar. A top-notch stay! See More

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  • Crescent Hotel Los Angeles (California) 35 rooms from £180

    Great walks  -  La Cienega Park for community activities and jogging track.
    Sights nearby  -  Electric Fountain is quite the light show in the evenings.
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
    Recommended by  -  CN Traveller

    1926 villa turned luxury art-filled hotel in the heart of Beverley Hills. Cream rooms have natural light, all the mod-cons and White Company complimentary soaps. The Terrace Cafe is casual dining and is a hot-spot for locals catching a bite. Location is key for Rodeo Drive, Hollywood and more. See More

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  • Ace Hotel Downtown Downtown Los Angeles 182 rooms from £182

    Local exploring  -  In the heart of the LA city centre, it is very well connected. 5 minutes from the Staples Centre and Fashion District
    City Style  -  Runner-up in Best Newcomer, Smith Hotel Awards 2014, boosted by its rooftop pool and loft-like rooms.
    Value chic  -  For such a central hotel, these chic and modern rooms aren't too expensive
    Swimming Pool  -  A plunge pool surrounded by loungers and has fantastic views of the LA skyline- the perfect spot to relax with cocktail in hand
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    Trendy hotel in the renovated United Artists Tower in the heart of LA. The rooms blend contemporary minimalism with hipster-chic features, prioritising comfort and character over luxury. The rooftop pool and terrace offers spectacular views, and the 1920s-style restaurant draws foodies from all over See More

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  • Luxe Hotel Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles (California) 161 rooms from £195

    Great walks  -  Spot the stars on Hollywoods Walk of Fame.
    Sights nearby  -  Getty Museum is 10 minutes drive away.
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Four poster beds  -  For romantics.
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    In 6 acres of Brentwood Park and on Sunset Boulevard this contemporary, brilliantly situated hotel has its own spa, gym and outdoor pool. Rooms are spacious, contemporary and sleek with designer bathroom features. Restaurant and bar are both noteworthy and perfectly located for exploring LA. See More

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  • Palihotel Westwood Village Los Angeles (Westwood) 55 rooms from £195

    City Style  -  Attractive Parisian meets Americana facade, located in the collegiate town of Westwood a short walk from UCLA
    Historic  -  Constructed in 1939, the building is the neighborhood's oldest hotel
    Families  -  Family rooms, cots and extra beds are available
    Local markets  -  Westwood Village has a thriving farmers market and arts and crafts market scene

    Located in Westwood Village, this trendy and student-friendly area is home to the UCLA Campus and a short trip away from the city's best attractions. A blend of contemporary and historic styling with modern amenities and comforts makes this charming hotel the perfect base for relaxing stay in L.A. See More

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  • Gold-Diggers Los Angeles 10 rooms from £204

    City Style  -  With boutique interiors inspired by music and a coveted East Hollywood location, book this hotel for chic LA style
    Romantic Break  -  The beautifully appointed suites at this hotel make an ideal pied-à-terre for a romantic couples' getaway
    Local exploring  -  With the best bars and clubs close by, book this hotel as a base for your Los Angeles exploring
    Sights nearby  -  See the internationally-renowned walk of fame, now comprising more than 2,600 stars embedded in the sidewalks along Hollywood
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    This fantasy pad is tucked away in East Hollywood, a stone's throw from Melrose Avenue. Inspired by the area's love affair with music, guestrooms allow you to create a personalised collection from vinyl and cassettes. Contemporary art and chic, velvet upholstery seals the sense of Hollywood glamour. See More

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  • Le Montrose Suite Hotel Los Angeles (West Hollywood) 133 rooms from £206

    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    Great walks  -  Explore West Hollywood’s 1.9 mile stretch of Historic Route 66, an inspiring walking exploration of Los Angeles culture.
    Sights nearby  -  One of California's most exciting theme parks, Universal Studios is located just north of downtown Los Angeles.
    Swimming Pool  -  Rooftop pool.

    State of the art luxury hotel, just around the corner from Sunset Strip, West Hollywood. Contemporary chic rooms feature stylish furnishings, comfy beds, expansive seating areas and funky fabrics. Centrally located for all L.A. has to offer and with a rooftop saltwater pool to boot! Opulent and fun! See More

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  • Hotel 850 Los Angeles (California) 23 rooms from £210

    City Style  -  LA's chicest B&B offering beautifully designed rooms, a cool rooftop terrace bar, and easy access to the city
    Sights nearby  -  Beverley Hills and West Hollywood
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Full of character
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet

    Arguably LA's chicest B&B designed by the renowned interior designer Rita Konig and run by hotelier Jeff Klein. Rooms boast working fireplaces, hardwood floors, and smart marble bathrooms. Delicious pastries and coffee are served for breakfast and mezze and wine is offered on the roof terrace. See More

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  • The Nomad Los Angeles 241 rooms from £211

    City Style  -  A 1920's neoclassical landmark meets French designer Jacques Garcia and the result are as glamourous as you would imagine
    Foodies  -  Every floor has its own remarkable restaurant or bar- thanks go to the famed foodie duo Daniel Humm and Will Guidara
    Sights nearby  -  Check out the famed Griffith Observatory- filled with history and offering sweeping views of the Los Angeles Basin
    Local markets  -  The Grand Central Market is not far and is well worth a visit to pick up some locals delights
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet

    A fabulous 1920's Neo Classical building housing a cutting edge on trend hotel by New Yorks NoMad. The interiors echo the grand ballroom ceiling in the foyer- a masterpiece of gold, blue and white. There are numerous dining options and the rooftop pool and bar draw a lively crowd on the weekend. See More

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  • Palihotel Culver City Los Angeles 49 rooms from £212

    Foodies  -  The hotel restaurant Simonette is a favourite with tourists and locals alike, serving classic French bisro dishes all day
    City Style  -  With stylish and bohemian interiors and a central city location, this hotel has lots of local Los Angeles charm
    Local exploring  -  Set in downtown Culver City, this hotel is perfectly placed for local exploring
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    This chic bolt-hole reimagines a 1920s-era boarding house as a modern boutique hotel in Culver City. Rooms are cosy and inviting, with half-wall wooden panelling and tartan accents. Host to restaurant and bar Simonette with chic courtyard seating, this hotel makes a stylish city stay. See More

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  • Sunset Tower Hotel Los Angeles (California) 81 rooms from £215

    Great walks  -  Take a stroll and spot the stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Full of character
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    A 1929 Art Deco apartment block in prime location on Sunset Strip. Formerly home to Marylin Monroe and Frank Sinatra, this chic and contemporary hotel has pool, spa, restaurant and a lively bar. Rooms are modern and elegant. Tower Bar and Restaurant is all Hollywood and swanky. A taste of glamour. See More

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  • Mondrian Los Angeles (Hollywood) 237 rooms from £218

    Sights nearby  -  Close to Fox Studios, Paramount Pictures, Dodgers Stadium, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica, Rodeo Drive and Getty Museum.
    Swimming Pool  -  Underwater music, flickering lanterns at night, fragrant flowers, blooming vines and stunning panoramic city views
    Suites  -  Standards, Studios, Balcony Suite, Penthouse, wickedly luxurious and all rooms have stupdendous city views
    Restaurant  -  Ocean to table cuisine, try the seared diver scallops, fish ceviche or fried sea urchin
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    Revamped famous Sunset Boulevard hotel in Hollywood. Avant-garde interiors have been replaced with a low key refined Californian vibe. Skybar on the roof is a notorious destination. The Mondrian is all about being seen by the pool, eating in Herringbone or chilling in the Lobby Lounge. See More

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  • Terranea Los Angeles (California) 582 rooms from £224

    Local markets  -  Seaport Village is worth a visit if you are interested in seeing the daily fishermans catch.
    Hideaway  -  In 102 acres of oceanfront.
    Kids Club  -  Fully staffed.
    Secluded setting  -  For escaping.
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    102 acres of oceanfront more Mediterranean in feel than South California. Stunning spot, activities for all and only 30 minutes away from LA. Rooms are light, spacious and capture the spectacular view. In-house restaurants and bars are inside or by the pool or ocean. Great retreat for all the family See More

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  • L'Ermitage, Los Angeles Los Angeles (Beverly Hills) 119 rooms from £300

    Local exploring  -  In Beverly Hills, walking distance from Rodeo Drive and a short drive from the LA County Museum of Art and the Convention Centre
    City Style  -  5-Star hotel located on a residential street in Beverly Hills with a rooftop pool and seconds from Rodeo Drive.
    Swimming Pool  -  The rooftop pool boasts 360-degree views of the city, and private cabanas in which to enjoy those views.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel

    Sophisticated suite-only hotel in Beverly Hills within walking distance from Rodeo Drive. The spacious rooms are luxurious, lined with gilded silk and rich fabrics and featuring expansive marble bathrooms. The rooftop pool and terrace boast breathtaking views of the city and the Hollywood Hills. See More

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  • W Hollywood Los Angeles (West Hollywood) 305 rooms from £244

    City Style  -  Sleek accommodation in the heart of West Hollywood
    Great walks  -  The Hollywood Walk of Fame is on your doorstep
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor rooftop pool
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.

    Young fun hotel, popular with a creative crowd W Hollywood is but moments from the iconic Hollywood walk of fame. A chic, modern option providing a rooftop pool, 24 hour gym and Bliss spa. Delphine restaurant serves up modern Californian dishes whilst the Living Room shakes up great cocktails. See More

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  • Sunset Marquis Los Angeles (California) 152 rooms from £246

    Surfing  -  Venice Beach is where everything to do with a board happens.
    Fishing  -  Santa Monica Pier offers fishing.
    Full of character
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.

    Tucked behind Sunset Strip, this private, celeb hangout is an exclusive hotel. Rooms are contemporary with all mod-cons and access to a spa, two pools and a gym. The restaurant prides itself on locally sourced produce and the 1200 Bar is popular with the stars. Not forgetting the recording studio! See More

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  • Palihouse West Hollywood Los Angeles (West Hollywood) 36 rooms from £254

    Local exploring  -  Idelly situated for getting about Sunset Boulevard
    City Style  -  Feel like an LA local with a stay at Palihouse
    Sights nearby  -  5 minute walk from Sunset Strip and the famous nightlife spots of the Hollywood stars.
    Lively area  -  In the thick of the action.

    Weekend guest or long-stay resident, this contemporary, airy and sophisticated luxury home stay with kitchen and private rooms is a fantastic find. Foodies love the Open Table and fabulous rooftop views. All this, just a stone's throw from Hollywood's finest night life hangouts. Check it out! See More

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  • Sixty Beverly Hills Los Angeles (California) 107 rooms from £258

    Foodies  -  Caulfield is equal parts industrial design and Art Deco aesthetics, serving up beautifully prepared inventive American cuisine.
    City Style  -  Top notch post code, within reach of all Bevery Hills has to offer- plus stylish interiors, chic bars and glamourous crowd.
    Views  -  Excellent views of downtown LA from the rooftop terrace.
    Swimming Pool  -  Rooftop pool
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet, Frommers, Kiwi Collection

    A sleek, smart and sophisticated hotel in prime location. An outpost of decadence and 60s cool in the heart of Los Angeles. Modern rooms are comfortable with great views of the city. Stunning rooftop lounge and bar offer exclusive views. A lively destination. See More

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  • The London, Los Angeles Los Angeles (West Hollywood) 226 rooms from £258

    Sights nearby  -  Universal Studios, Walt Disney Centre and many other film-lover 'must see's'.
    Fishing  -  Santa Monica Pier.
    Surfing  -  Venice Beach.
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    The London is a hot spot in West Hollywood with a rooftop pool, a plethora of dining choice and a lively bar. Rooms are generous in size with all mod-cons. Restaurants serve all meals, with a complimentary continental breakfast. Fitness centre, press junket rooms are for all to use. Great location. See More

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  • Andaz West Hollywood Los Angeles (California) 239 rooms from £269

    City Style  -  One of LA's most iconic addresses: this property has plenty of history and stories to tell!
    Local exploring  -  Located on Sunset Boulevard you are walking distance from many of LA's best sights
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the Hollywood sign or for Family Fun: Universal Studios, Disneyland and Los Angeles Zoo are all gerat day trips.
    Fishing  -  Off Santa Monica Pier.
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    A modern, luxury hotel on Sunset Boulevard offering rooftop pool, bar, gym, in-room spa treatments and views of LA. Stylish rooms feature striking artworks and some have floor to ceiling windows to maximise the views. Riot House, serves Californian Cuisine. A superb hotel in a fantastic location. See More

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  • Avalon Los Angeles 83 rooms from £272

    Value chic  -  Quirky and glam 1950s-style boutique hotel in an ideal location, boasting yummy food and a reasonable price tag (for LA)!
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Frommers, Mr & Mrs Smith

    Low-key 1950s-style elegance at LA's first boutique hotel. A relaxing pool with terrace inspired by Southen California's 'patio-lifestyle.' This hotel provides relaxation, fitness, and gourmet treats in droves. Modern interiors with a retro feel. See More

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  • Mr C Beverly Hills Los Angeles (California) 138 rooms from £273

    Great walks  -  Hollywood Walk of Fame for some star spotting.
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Full of character
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    A Beverley Hills contemporary boutique hotel decorated with imagery of bygone stars in a Venetian style. Chic rooms are modern and spacious with noteworthy comfortable beds. Restaurant with Mr. C is renowned for its European dishes and Sunday brunches. All guests have access to a pool, spa and gym. See More

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  • The Redbury Los Angeles (Hollywood) 57 rooms from £280

    Parking  -  Chauffered car available in a three mile radius
    Room service  -  In-flat dinning from Katsyu and executive chef
    Spa  -  In-flat massage, yoga and pilates

    Family friendly, The Redbury offers luxurious studio style suites and with views of some of LA's most iconic sites and buildings, the Hollywood Sign, Capitol Records Building and Griffith Observatory. Strong designs and colours. In-flat spa, in-flat pilates/yoga, in-flat dining/chef and car service See More

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  • Shade Hotel Los Angeles (Manhattan Beach) 38 rooms from £327

    Beach Life  -  Once a sleepy surfing town, Manhattan Beach has revamped and upscaled- but managed to maintain that quintessential vibe.
    Designer  -  Interiors by celebrity decorator Christopher Lowel.
    Surfing  -  Manhattan Beach originated as a surfing town, head down and check out the wicked waves!
    Seaside  -  Three blocks from Manhattan Beach.
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    A sophisticated hip hotel with modern, cutting-edge monochrome designs. A lively coastal oasis just off Manhattan Beach. Somewhere to chill out and unwind after a day of watersports. See More

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  • Hollywood Roosevelt Los Angeles 305 rooms from £330

    Lively  -  Two hip restaurants and no less than five bars, ranging from happening poolside to classic library lounge.
    City Style  -  On Hollywood Boulevard, with old school credentials, contemporary design and undenial able swag.
    Hotel Entertainment  -  The hotel boasts a game parlor with two vintage bowling lanes and a celebrity-haunt nightclub.
    Sights nearby  -  Right across the road from the iconic Grauman’s Chinese Theatre.
    Recommended by  -  Fodors, Frommers, Tablet

    Beautifully restored Spanish colonial-style hotel in the heart of Hollywood. Impeccable facilities ooze glamour. Its bars and restaurants, including an award-winning burger joint, are nightlife hotspots. A lively destination. See More

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  • Chateau Marmont Los Angeles 63 rooms from £351

    City Style  -  Without doubt LA's most stylish hotel, chic suites, private bungalows, beautiful gardens, and a certain unexplainable glamour.
    Writing a novel  -  Throughtout the hotel's history it has been a hub for the Bohemian creative set.
    Historic  -  An iconic hotel in Hollywood, expect to dine with A-listers.
    Restaurant  -  Fine dining and gourmet cuisine by renowned chefs.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Tablet, Frommers, Kiwi Collection

    This Loire château replica is a regular haunt of the glitterati. Expect to dine on gourmet cuisine and relax by fantastic swimming pools next to A-list celebs. An iconic American hotel. See More

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  • The Peninsula Beverly Hills Los Angeles (California) 195 rooms from £449

    Sights nearby  -  Griffith Observatory for telescopes, planetarium and views of LA.
    Fishing  -  Head to Santa Monica pier.
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Recommended by  -  CN Traveller

    This luxury, contemporary hotel is in the heart of Beverley Hills with spa, pool, fitness and business facilities. Natural light floods the large, modern rooms. Balconies and marble bathrooms are on tap. With Mediterranean cuisine or a more casual affair at the roof garden. The world is your oyster! See More

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  • Hotel Bel-Air Los Angeles (California) 103 rooms from £503

    Foodies  -  The restaurant is run by Wolfgang Puck known for his European fusion dishes.
    Hideaway  -  On 18 acres of land in the heart of Bel Air district of LA.
    Spa breaks  -  The five star La Prarie spa continues to win awards
    Pet friendly
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    Heart of Bel-Air in 18 acres of garden lies this 1946 Mediterranean inspired villa known for its famous clientele, spa facilities and European fusion restaurant. Rooms are modern, spacious and comfortable. Guests have access to an outdoor pool, gym and Turkish bath. A prime and beautiful location. See More

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  • The Beverley Hills Hotel Los Angeles (California) 208 rooms from £581

    Writing a novel  -  Or a screen play... Plenty have been written here already!
    City Style  -  The most stylish address in Los Angeles
    Romantic Break  -  The perfect place to spoil a loved one
    Sights nearby  -  Hollywood Walk of Fame, The Roxy Theatre, Mel's Diner, The Chinese Theatre: all worth a visit

    An icon. Countless famous faces have graced its corridors; and it remains a place to see and be seen. Sprawled across twelve acres of tropical grounds guests needn't leave. From fine dining at The Polo Lounge to 1950s glamour at the Fountain Café or poolside lunches at Cabana Café. An utter treat. See More

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  • Montage Beverly Hills Los Angeles 203 rooms from £691

    City Style  -  An elegant hotel in the heart of Beverly Hills representing the Golden Age of Hollywood elegance, with a modern flourish.
    Total relaxation  -  A chic choice with plush 500-thread count Filli d'Oro sheets, extensive spa treatments, rooftop pool and lovely gardens.
    Sights nearby  -  Take advantage of your central location and visit the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a must for any visit to the city.
    Great walks  -  If you feel like a breath of fresh air there are stunning hiking trials above the city.
    Recommended by  -  Frommers, Kiwi Collection

    A sublime urban retreat in an unbeatable location just steps from Rodeo Drive. Effortless elegance and timeless glamour come together in this luxury hotel. There are a number of excellent dining options, a lively bar, pampering spa and a rooftop pool. The epitome of Beverly Hills chic. See More

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  • Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Los Angeles (Beverly Hills) 395 rooms from £816

    City Style  -  Located between Wilshire Boulevard and Rodeo Drive, with access to the best restaurants and designer shopping in the city
    Foodies  -  The Michelin starred CUT by Wolfgang Puck delivers a contemporary twist on the classic steakhouse
    Luxury  -  A hotel that is renowned for hosting royals and celebrities, ensuring a truly luxurious stay
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool

    A grand hotel offering all the prestige, service and high-end design expected of a Four Seasons property. Rooms are lavish, yet in a cool understated way, with well thought out fittings, all-marble bathrooms and lots of gadgets. Appearing in many Hollywood movies this is a very alluring stay. See More

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