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Los Angeles is home to the stars – so when visiting it can be fun to live like a star, too. Check out these luxury hotels in Los Angeles for your next visit to get the full “LA experience” without breaking the bank. Expect to pay anywhere from $200-$450 a night when you visit, with rates staying pretty consistent throughout the year (except for during major sporting events or movie premiers where availability may be more limited).
Hotel Wilshire, a Kimpton Hotel
Located on Wilshire Blvd near the Miracle Mile, the Hotel Wilshire, a Kimpton Hotel is a boutique hotel that boasts four star amenities with art-deco inspired designs. Enjoy lounging on the rooftop pool and lounge with amazing views of Hollywood and LA, or take advantage of all of the nearby shopping and dining until your heart is content. This hotel allows pets (and a dog park is located nearby) so Fido can live like a star, too.
Get the red carpet experience, literally, at the W Hollywood hotel. This hotel features trendy decor, complete with a red carpet that feels just like a Hollywood award show. The hotel is located along the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and the TCL Chinese Theater is next door. Rooms at the W Hollywood have a contemporary vibe. This hotel also has a rooftop pool and lounge with cabanas for relaxing during the day or enjoying a cocktail in the evening, while soaking in the magnificent views of Hollywood.
The Standard Downtown LA
The Standard Downtown LA is a known hotspot for actors and actresses with its famous bar, The Rooftop. This hotspot has nightly DJs, a heated swimming pool, waterbed pods, and even a beer garden. The hotel itself is ultra-contemporary with unique artwork and minimalist designs. The rooms of various sizes, from “Medium” to “Bigger Penthouse,” are available at a variety of prices.
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live & Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles
The JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live and the Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles are sister properties located within the same building complex known as L.A. Live. This building complex is connected to the Staples Center and Nokia Theatre, as well as upscale dining and shopping options. Both hotels were recently built and offer very modern and luxurious amenities. They also have access to an on-site spa as well as conference room options through the Los Angeles Convention Center which connects to the property. These hotels are a great choice for business or pleasure.
Loews Hollywood Hotel
Last but not least, the Loews Hollywood Hotel is a luxury hotel that offers great value in Downtown Los Angeles, with rates starting around $249/night. Located near the W Hollywood, the Loews Hollywood Hotel is walking distance to the TCL Chinese Theater and Hollywood Walk of Fame, which makes it an ideally located choice for getting the full Hollywood experience. The rooms are large and well-equipped, and the hotel is both pet-friendly and even offers dog walking services. Kids will also enjoy this hotel with many children’s activities and babysitting services available, which provides parents the opportunity to go and have fun on their own time, too.