Hotels / Downtown / LA Metro (20)

Rooftop pool at The Standard Downtown L.A.

Check Out of the Ordinary at The Standard Downtown L.A.

04/12/2018

Caroline Ryder

You open your eyes and observe your clothes (Rick Owens or thereabouts) all over the floor. Oops! Vague memories of conversations about the medicinal properties of cucumbers with Devendra Banhart—or was it Father John Misty?—on a waterbed cabana by the heated rooftop pool last night. Maybe you’ll remember later. Maybe you won’t. Doesn’t matter. As your soul sister Tara Reid once wondered, “Why is partying and having a good time bad?”

Bar Figueroa at Hotel Figueroa

Here's Looking at You, Hotel Figueroa

03/06/2018

Last night, the Figueroa came to you in a dream again, in its new form. You were transported to one of the new signature suites—the evocatively named Parador, Casablanca, Figueroa, Cabaña, El Rey, La Reyna and Mirador—homages to the hotel’s Spanish Colonial wood beams, arches, and columns.

Lobby of JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE

Living the Pop Life at JW Marriott L.A. LIVE

02/06/2018

Caroline Ryder

A true pop culture obsessive like you has to be in the thick of the action—in other words, the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE, a 54-story tower of blue-tinted glass in the heart of “the most entertaining place on the planet.”

Galleria at Millennium Biltmore Hotel

The Millennium Biltmore: From Oscar to Olympus

09/05/2017

Caroline Ryder

Opened in 1923 with a design by Schultze & Weaver, the architecture firm behind the Waldorf Astoria and Park Lane hotels in New York, the Biltmore’s decadent Beaux Arts-inspired design occupies half a city block and 11 stories - its suites have hosted six Presidents, Bugsy Malone, the Beatles, and now, you.

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