Visitors to Los Angeles are spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing an activity, a restaurant, or a place to stay. Indeed, when it comes to hotels, the city boasts some of the best properties in the world, each offering high-end amenities, exquisitely decorated rooms, five-star dining, and more. Therefore, choosing a hotel in Los Angeles is less about the name and more about what you want to get out of your experience. Are you searching for a quiet oasis? Try the Four Seasons. Want to experience the unique culture of Los Angeles? Head to The Line Hotel in Koreatown. Desperate for a glimpse of George Clooney? Hang out poolside at The Standard.
Click through the gallery for Savoir Flair’s selection of the best hotels in Los Angeles and find one perfectly suited to your personality and preferences.
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Andaz West Hollywood
Located on the iconic Sunset Boulevard, the Andaz hotel has quickly become one of Los Angeles’ sleekest and chicest boutique hotels. Case in point? There’s no formal check-in process. Rather, hotel staff with iPads stand in the hotel’s lobby waiting to check you in upon arrival. The property, which boasts a relaxing rooftop pool, is a cool place to call home during your stay in LA.
The Mondrian is one of Los Angeles’ most popular luxury boutique hotels. You’ll fall in love with its smart décor the second you walk in, but there’s also plenty to love about its on-site restaurant, Herringbone, and the sky-high lounge, Skybar.
If you’re in search of a hotel that is vibrant, stylish, and off the beaten path, The Line is ideal. Located in Koreatown, this boutique hotel is everything that’s great about Los Angeles and features a fabulous on-site restaurant that specializes in Korean hotpots.
The Standard Hotel
The Standard may as well be called The Gold Standard for its top-notch status in LA’s hotel culture. With a popular rooftop pool offering great views of the city, a relaxing bar garden, a boutique barbershop, and more, you’ll hardly want to leave.
SLS Beverly Hills
The SLS’ gorgeous interiors were designed by Philippe Starck. Its five-star service makes loyal patrons out of visitors, and shopping enthusiasts will love its ideal location close to Rodeo Drive.
Chances are that Chateau Marmont is the first hotel you think of when you think of LA. Steeped in celebrity culture, it’s a prime destination for rubbing elbows with the rich and famous. Rooms and bungalows are beautiful and private, the Bar Marmont is eccentric, but inviting, and the restaurant boasts a delicious menu of upscale American cuisine and an A-list clientele to boot.
This romantic, Spanish mission-style luxury hotel, built in 1922, is a beauty to behold and a fantastic place to snag some R&R on vacation. Not only is it newly refurbished, but its menu comes courtesy of celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck.
Four Seasons Los Angeles
This classic hotel establishment has been defining impeccable service and luxury for decades. Less hip and boutique-y than other hotels in this guide, the Four Seasons is high on the list when it comes to traditional elegance. Because of its excellent guest accommodations and quiet atmosphere, it’s the perfect respite from the hectic world outside.