Stay and Play in LA Like a Celebrity for Awards Season

Get the VIP treatment during Awards Season

Screening room in the E-WOW Suite at W Los Angeles - West Beverly Hills

Screening room in the E-WOW Suite | Photo: W Los Angeles - West Beverly Hills

The world’s biggest stars in film, TV and music will be in Los Angeles during Awards Season. LA hotels and attractions are rolling out the red carpet for these famous visitors, and they’re ready to make you feel like a VIP too.

To celebrate the city’s signature season in style, Los Angeles Tourism has partnered with select businesses as part of the Discover L.A. Exclusives program to offer visitors celeb-inspired experiences ranging from a private Hollywood Hills helicopter tour and a supercar experience to a full-day tour of the City of Angels. For a full list of offers, visit

Read on for the best places for visitors and locals alike to experience their own "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood."

Casablanca Viewing Package Experience - Hotel Figueroa

Downtown LA’s iconic Hotel Figueroa is elevating the art of hospitality by offering a luxurious Casablanca Viewing Package Experience with an intimate viewing party at Casbah, the speakeasy-style party room hidden inside Bar Alta; and a dinner soirée at Casbah with specialty cocktails. Guests can channel Golden Age Hollywood and don their finest at this exclusive, high-class hangout in DTLA’s vibrant culinary and cultural oasis. Welcome to the New Roaring 20s! The Casablanca Viewing Package Experience includes:

  • Casablanca Suite Overnight Stay (one night)
  • Viewing party and dinner for 20 in Casbah
  • Specialty cocktails by Michael Horan in Bar Alta: Tuxedo Margarita, Marilyn Monroe Mimosa, Winner’s Circle Martini, and The Red Carpet.

The exclusive package is priced at $15,000 and is available through Feb. 10, 2020. Guests can book the offer here.

Steal the Show & Feel the Star Power - InterContinental Los Angeles Century City

InterContinental Los Angeles Century City is rolling out the red carpet for guests who book one of two VIP packages, "Steal the Show" and "Feel the Star Power." No matter if guests are in town to attend a big award show or not, they too can feel like a celebrity with these luxe accommodations.


Steal the Show:

  • Break out the Bubbly at Copper Lounge – Not only is the hotel’s swanky lounge perfect for star-spotting, it’s also where many television shows and movies have been filmed. While sipping on your glass of bubbles, don’t be surprised if you bump into celebs!
  • Luxury Elite Suite Accommodations – Feel like a celebrity as you relish the impressive views of Hollywood, Downtown LA or the Pacific Ocean from your Elite Residence. 
  • Show Off Your Style – Guests will be transported to Nordstrom Local and indulge in a personal styling session with a one-time $1,000 shopping credit.
  • Get Glammed – In partnership with Glam Squad, you’ll be pampered and primped in the comfort of your suite. Enjoy sipping on champagne while you're getting red carpet ready.
  • Ride in Style – Spend a night out on the town and enjoy VIP chauffeur service in the hotel’s house Tesla to any one of Century City’s hotspots within a 1.5-mile radius. 

Pricing: $1,750 per night (two-night minimum). Must be booked seven days in advance. "Glam" treatments and styling session subject to availability at the time of booking. To book, call 1-800-327-0200. Package is available to book through Feb. 29, 2020.


Feel the Star Power:

  • Welcome to Tinseltown – Start your stay on a sweet note with a special Hollywood themed welcome amenity.
  • Luxury Executive Suite Accommodations – Start the New Year feeling like a celebrity as you relish the impressive views of Hollywood, Downtown Los Angeles or the Pacific Ocean from your upgraded accommodations in an Executive Suite.
  • Ride in Style – Venture out for nearby shopping and dining experiences and enjoy VIP chauffeur service in the hotel’s house Tesla to any one of Century City’s hottest locales within a 1.5-mile radius.

Pricing: $350 per night. Must be booked 24 hours in advance. Tesla (House Car) is subject to availability at time of request. To book, call 1-800-327-0200. Package is available to book through Feb. 29, 2020.

Screening room in the E-WOW Suite at W Los Angeles - West Beverly Hills

Screening room in the E-WOW Suite | Photo: W Los Angeles - West Beverly Hills

Awards Season Package - W Los Angeles - West Beverly Hills

Get the ultimate celebrity-style red carpet treatment this awards season by checking into the W Los Angeles - West Beverly Hills, where guests can host their very own viewing party with 20 of their friends in the exclusive 1,350 square-foot E-WOW Suite, which includes its own private gold-cushioned screening room. Watch the awards shows like a true VIP during your stay with the following package:

  • Accommodations in E-WOW Suite (sleeps up to four guests)
  • Veuve Clicquot champagne-stocked refrigerator
  • In-room blowouts by beGlammed for up to 20 people
  • Cocktail party at STK for up to 20 people
  • Private in-room munchies delivery from STK (burgers, fries, etc.)
  • Instagram photographer for four hours

The Awards Season package starts at $13,500 / night. Package is based on availability and can be booked by calling (310) 208-8765. Package is available to book from Jan. 19 to Feb. 9, 2020.

Living room of the James Suite at The Garland

Living room of the James Suite | Photo: The Garland

Roll Out the Orange Carpet - The Garland

Perfect for those who want to host their own awards viewing party with friends or simply feel like a celebrity themselves, the Roll Out the Orange Carpet package from The Garland includes a two-night stay in the James Suite, a 1,000 square-foot SoCal bohemian chic penthouse overlooking the Hollywood Hills. To help guests get red carpet ready, celebrity-style treatments in the package include:

  • Two-night stay in the James Suite
  • Bottle of Dom Perignon upon arrival
  • Martini Bar with Beverly Garland's martini menu in the James Suite
  • Private movie screening in the Beverly Garland Theatre for up to 50 guests with DIY popcorn and a bartender
  • Bacanora tasting at the pool with a lobby bar credit
  • Dinner for two at The Front Yard
  • Luxury black car transportation services to and from the airport, or home if you're an LA local (30 miles radius from the hotel)
  • One-hour personal training session
  • In-room couple's massage
  • Late checkout

Starting at $10,000/night, the package is available to book starting from the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards on Jan.19, 2020 to the Academy Awards on Feb. 9. To view package details and to book, visit The Garland website.

Vanity Fair: Hollywood Calling - Annenberg Space for Photography (Feb. 8 – July 26, 2020)

Vanity Fair: Hollywood Calling is a look at the Hollywood stars, the parties, and the power brokers through the distinctive lens of Vanity Fair – the most widely celebrated journalistic arbiter of Hollywood power and personality. Curated by Vanity Fair’s creative development editor, David Friend and the magazine’s former director of photography, Susan White, Hollywood Calling features photographic portraiture and multimedia installations that capture the magic and glamour of the film and television industry’s major players from the last four decades.

With 130 photographs and more than 50 photographers, Hollywood Calling will showcase Vanity Fair’s vaunted portraitists, including the magazine’s principal photographer, Annie Leibovitz, as well as Jonathan Becker, Harry Benson, Cass Bird, Horst P. Horst, George Hurrell, Helmut Newton, Herb Ritts, Collier Schorr, Lord Snowdon, Firooz Zahedi, and dozens more. The show will also display every Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue cover and portfolio, as well as photos from the annual Vanity Fair party on Oscar night. Finally, visitors will get an exclusive look at the documentary on the making of the 2020 Hollywood Issue, which takes you behind-the-scenes to see how established and up-and-coming stars get picked for the cover. Seen through the eyes of the photographer and the editors, this first-ever glimpse at the process culminates with a visit to the set to watch it all come together.