One of the great 20th Century luxury liners, The Queen Mary has been the centerpiece of Long Beach Harbor since 1967. The Queen Mary allows tourists to take a self-guided tour of the bridge, engine rooms and officers' quarters, while guided tours visit areas of the ship which are otherwise inaccessible. See the classic art deco interiors and learn about the vessel's interesting history. The ship is now not only a historic attraction, but is also a hotel, has several restaurants and shops, and there's even an on-site wedding chapel! Measuring 1019.5 feet (310.74 meters) in length, it features an indoor swimming pool and various conveniences and amenities characteristic of a cruise liner.
The Peninsula Beverly Hills Hotel, adjacent to powerhouse talent agency CAA, caters to guests with a refined sense of style and a taste for the good life. The hotel features opulent decor, impeccable service and incredible amenities. For many years it has been one of the premier spots in town to be seen. Power breakfasts and lunches are common at the on-site restaurant Belvedere, which also serves dinner. The Roof Garden Terrace serves light lunches seasonally. The Living Room, which offers a view of the garden, also offers tea, champagne and cocktails. Visit the in-house Spa for some relaxation. Valet parking is additional. Rolls Royce or Limousine service is provided in the area.
Formerly known as the Regent Beverly Hills, this glamorous hotel is now the Beverly Wilshire Beverly Hills. One can experience the best of the Four Seasons hospitality right here. The rooms and suites are stylishly comfortable, the best you can experience. The hotel's spa offers several treatments, some of which include the use of aromatherapy oils and marine and plant extracts. If you're looking for some time away from the kids you should consider the spa's Ice Cream “Treat”ments for kids! Call ahead or check website for more details.
Located right on the clean Santa Monica sand, this hotel offers outstanding ocean views, surf sounds and cottage-style beachfront rooms. Custom luxury beach decor permeates this plush hotel, as do the beautiful, ostensibly three-dimensional paintings depicting the days of Santa Monica in the 1930s. Its proximity to the surf makes it the ideal choice for those who wish to sleep to the sound of gentle waves. Dining choices include 1 Pico, a premier restaurant, and The Living Room.
This wondrous and magical 1940s Mission-style hotel is nestled in a 12-acre (five-hectare) landscaped woodland garden. Meander over the bridge on Swan Lake as you enter the foyer/reception area, and you are transported to a land of fairy-tale wonder, lavishness and anonymity. The California-French cuisine in the dining room has won many accolades. Stay for a drink in the bar or on the patio, and enjoy the pianist. Rates vary with season. Hotel Bel-Air was opened in 1946 and has served celebrities and politicians who appreciated the hotel's luxurious charm.
Perched upon a peninsula on the Pacific Ocean, Terranea Resort is a true paradise unto itself. Just minutes away from the ever-bustling Los Angeles, the resort features Mediterranean architecture with private terraces, outdoor fireplaces, residential-like villas, casitas, and bungalows all decorated in calming earth tones. The three ocean view pools, eight distinct eateries, and world-class golf course will keep you busy, yet relaxed. Perfect for a romantic weekend getaway or family vacation.
Located in the heart of Los Angeles, the DoubleTree by Hilton is a spectacular option for a comfortable and relaxing stay. Whether you are solo or with your family, there are 434 rooms and suites that cater to your staying needs. Each of them is equipped with all the latest amenities from WiFi, LCD TV to blackout drapes and offer views of the city and the hotel garden. An on-site bar and lounge is ideal to spend an evening with a cocktail or two. Meeting rooms, internet access and business center makes this hotel a convenient option for business travelers. With so much to offer, the DoubleTree by Hilton's amenities and location is a win-win for its guests.
Located downtown, near the Music Center, this three-storey, three-star hotel has a reputation for clean and efficient rooms. Offering refrigerators and VCRs in each room the amenities are surprising for such a small location. The management at the Kawada Hotel has a sense of humor too, evident in the names of the restaurant and coffee shop: Epicenter and Shock Wave, both known for their food...thankfully! A secure facility that worries about the safety of its guests it has installed hallway cameras and has a 24-hour security staff on hand.
Although you will be surrounded by the hustle and bustle of Little Tokyo, Miyako Hotel Los Angeles offers a restful haven away from the busy world. Visitors can see all the attractions that Downtown Los Angeles has to offer and can return to accommodation that is secure, attentive, and relaxing. After a full day of sightseeing, there is nothing better than an indulgent massage that loosens your muscles and readies you for the rest of your trip. For those in town on business, Miyako offers amenities such as conference rooms and complimentary WiFi.
Perched on top of the well-known Bunker Hill, it is in the center of Los Angeles. Formerly the Hotel Inter-Continental, this contemporary style, 17-story downtown hotel is home to elegantly done up rooms that promise to make you stay here a pleasant experience. The Grand Café features monthly menu adaptations offering American, Californian and Continental cuisine. The kids program and outdoor pool make it fun for the whole family.
The Italian-Spanish influence is evident almost everywhere at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. The hand-painted frescoes, the bas-relief décor, the fountains, the polished wood floors, the ornate ceilings and the abundant flowers all contribute to class and elegance that is practically beyond words. A favorite since 1923, and a member of Historic Hotels of America, this famed hotel hosted the Academy Awards during the 1930s and 1940s. Guests have included dignitaries like Winston Churchill, Presidents Kennedy, Ford, Carter and Reagan, as well as British royalty.
Previously known as the Wyndham Checkers, everything about this grand classic in downtown Los Angeles is top-of-the-line. The furnishings at the Hilton Checkers Hotel are elegant, the art is exquisite, the service is impeccable and the amenities are first-rate. The hotel, built in 1927, is a Historic Cultural Monument. It is a four-star, and four-diamond property furnished with hand-carved headboards, marble bathrooms, artwork and antiques as well as all modern amenities. Part of the historic district, many rooms overlook the city's beautiful and historic Central Library.