SoCal Christmas is Not Complete Without a Stay at One of These Hotels

Written by: Jocelyn You Luxury Hotels in Los Angeles Perfect for the Holidays

With something for everyone, Los Angeles and Orange County are perfect for winter vacations, or stay-cation, when you want to escape the everyday and indulge in luxury. Splurge on yourself this holiday season at one of these Southern California hotels.

 

Montage Hotel

With easy access to shopping and dining on Rodeo Dr, the opulent rooms at the Montage Beverly Hills are designed to perfection. Your entire stay will be surrounded by art, culture and luxury—and it’s all within reach. Relax at the multi tiered pool before venturing to Scarpetta, the signature restaurant. And be sure to dine at the chef’s counter—trust us. End your nights at the Parq Bar for live music. They’ll be hosting a New Year’s Eve event from 9 p.m.-1 a.m with a la carte items served and a champagne toast.

Montage Hotel
225 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
310.860.7800 | www.montagehotels.com

 

Loews Santa Monica

Conveniently located near the Santa Monica Pier and Third Street Promenade, the Loews Hotel provides lush living on the coast. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Loews has a chic feel with its rustic wood floors, neutral colored decor and minimalist set-up. Up through December 31st, Loews Santa Monica is offering bed & breakfast packages, a “Park, then Play” package, a family package and a 20 percent discount off stays lasting three nights or more. Did a stay with Loews ever sound so attainable?

Loews Santa Monica
1700 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401
310.458.6700 | www.loewshotels.com/santa-monica

 

Fairmont Hotel

Designed to feel like a time capsule from the 1940s, The Fairmont’s Bungalow takes visitors back to a much simpler time. With a precious outside deck, garden, game room, study and a classic 1940s bar, The Bungalow provides a bubble of lost time that maybe wasn’t so lost after all. This spot attracts sit-down dinners and cocktail parties alike, and walks through the secret garden with a post-Gatsby old school American feel are what make this hotel one to remember. True to the winter season, The Bungalow is hosting a black tie, New Year’s Eve party at $150 a ticket.

Fairmont Hotel
101 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
310.899.8530 | www.thebungalowsm.com

 

W Hotel

One of the trendiest hotels in Los Angeles, the W Hotel is constantly renovating its spacious rooms and artistic decor. Complete with a pool (pool parties!), a spa (with a never-ending brownie bar), a living room bar and a location in the middle of LA nightlife, the W is perfect for those wanting to experience the idolized Angeleno life. This winter, book a stay at the W Hotel for savings up to 25 percent off when booked by December 6th, or buy the shopping package to jumpstart your holiday shopping ($25 Uber credit and 15 percent off select stores included).

W Hotel
930 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90024
310.208.8765 | www.wlosangeles.com

 

Andaz

For a more sophisticated hotel fit for a business trip or tranquil vacation, Andaz West Hollywood’s homey yet modern atmosphere welcomes all. Beautifully decorated with succulents and white furniture on the rooftop, sculptures and hanging lights all around the hotel and glass windows that overlook the Hollywood Hills, Andaz brings an all-around sensation of calm and style. For the ultimate Andaz experience, swim laps in the rooftop pool or dine at Riot House Restaurant & Bar.

Andaz
8401 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
323.656.1234 | www.westhollywood.andaz.hyatt.com

 

The Georgian

With its vibrant seafoam green appearance and Gatsby-style lettering, The Georgian throws it back to 80 years ago. With a lobby that looks straight out of California Adventure’s Hollywood Tower of Terror, the perfect balance between old and new is fostered at The Georgian. Visitors should expect nothing but superb service, interesting features (like the downstairs Speakeasy) and classic Hollywood touches. Great for anyone who wants to feel like Marilyn Monroe or Tony Curtis, The Georgian is for those who love stories and characters. Using the Broughton Care package, save 10 percent on your stay and a portion of all proceeds is donated to cancer charities.

The Georgian
1415 Ocean Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90401
310.395.9945 | www.georgianhotel.com

 

The Hilton Long Beach

One of the classic world-renowned Hilton hotels, the Hilton Long Beach keeps up with the hype. Filled with sleek, modern decor and squeaky-clean hygiene, the Hilton Long Beach is the perfect candidate for a business-related or recreational vacation. The hotel is able to accommodate large parties through its 398 rooms and suites, 14 meeting rooms and a 9, 000 square foot ballroom. Whether it be for a business meeting, wedding or private little getaway, the Hilton Long Beach provides bed and breakfast packages and stay-cation packages with discount tickets to nearby attractions like the Aquarium of the Pacific and Queen Mary.

The Hilton Long Beach
701 W. Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90831
562.983.3400 | www.hiltonlb.com

 

Shutters on the Beach

Welcome to the California version of The Hamptons. A classic beach hotel located on Santa Monica’s coast, Shutters is beachy-casual yet luxurious. All-American and reminiscent of something out of a movie, Shutters provides the ultimate California winter getaway. With an availability to host meetings, weddings and large parties, Shutters can be booked for any momentous occasion. Airy with a lingering ocean scent, even the first step into Shutters immediately brings a sense of relaxation.

Shutters on the Beach
1 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405
310.458.0030 | www.shuttersonthebeach.com

 

Ace Hotel

The Ace Hotel brings Los Angeles culture to life. Through its beautifully designed structure and decor, the Ace has become a true LA gem hosting rooftop parties and celebrities. The idea behind the hotel was to make it a symbol of honor to American artists who worked hard to achieve their dreams, spinning the hotel into an ornate building. Being an art piece itself, the hotel is also home to eccentric pieces of art and its personality is shown through the way it is decorated. On top of its good looks, Ace has an outdoor pool for stargazing, a gym to break a sweat, an upstairs for cocktails galore and an opulent mezzanine for the fun of it.

Ace Hotel
929 S. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
213.623.3233 | www.acehotel.com

 

Avalon

Avalon has hosted everyone from Marilyn Monroe to Mae West. It has seen years of Beverly Hills history, but this time, it comes alive with a new air to it thanks to interior designer Kelly Wearstler. She kept the classic American 1950s feel making it retro with a modernized touch. Luxuriously, Avalon provides an hourglass-shaped pool, five-star dining and rainforest showers. Along with the basic amenities, Avalon sets up events that are friendly to all—surf lessons, tea parties and restaurant openings. All that is done at the hotel is done with style.

Avalon
9400 West Olympic Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
844.328.2566 | www.avalonbeverlyhills.com

 

SLS Hotel

Brilliantly designed and cooking up state-of-the-art cuisine, SLS teaches you the meaning of luxe. It is sleek and sophisticated, twisting the norms of five-star hotels into something creative and fresh. With gold lamps and plush white sheets, fur blankets and spacious rooms, SLS sets the standard. Along with fancy living comes fancy eating at SLS with the culinary director, Chef Jose Andres—a globally recognized cooking prodigy. Each restaurant at SLS is based off of Chef Andres’s ideas and each menu is wonderfully unique. Affordable with specials for your winter vacation needs ranging from $329 to $599 per night, SLS is available to anyone looking for luxury within a reasonable price.

SLS Hotel
465 S. La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
310.247.0400 | www.slshotels.com

 

Redbury Hotel

Located on Hollywood and Vine, the Redbury Hotel Hollywood turns every room into a suite, making it the perfect place to relax after exploring Hollywood. The inspiration of the hotel is bohemian mixed with old-world signatures. Guests are meant to feel at home in this lavish oasis. Also ideal for cocktail parties, Redbury is home to Cleo and The Library—both sophisticated artistic restaurants worthy of a Hollywood star. Cyber sale is going on for the holidays right now, putting rooms at $179 and up—that’s up to 50 percent off! And with no black-out dates, a winter weekend stay at the Redbury is ideal.

Redbury Hotel
1717 Vine St
Los Angeles, CA 90028
323.962.1717 | www.theredbury.com

 

The Garland

The Garland perfects the act of hiding away and letting loose. Totally chic and in close proximity to everything Hollywood hot spots, The Garland stands tall with its carefully picked decor, parks, dining and eccentric personality. The rooms are brightly accented with orange tints, incorporating retro Hollywood and reviving the old ways of chic. Equipped with guest-friendly amenities such as free-wifi and flat screen TVs, The Garland is an ideal place to kick back and relax after a long day of exploring Los Angeles.

The Garland
4222 Vineland Ave
North Hollywood, CA 91602
www.thegarland.com

 

The Line

In Koreatown, The Line is dedicated to bringing works of art and culture to life. With an industrial yet rustic look to each room, The Line is eye-catching to those who crave simplicity and creativity along with the feel of a big city. With beautiful room designs, The Line features multicultural dining via Chef Roy Choi. The masterminds behind the hotel believe it is absolutely essential to tie in the variety of cultures and personalities of LA through the space. Also a popular venue for weddings, The Line proves to be more than just a pretty face.

The Line
3515 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90010
www.thelinehotel.com

 

JW Marriott

JW Marriott is a place of sophisticated, tasteful luxury and style. Located near Staples Center and Congo Room, JW Marriott is a dream embedded in downtown LA. The hotels caters to guests craving American and Asian cuisine as well as serenity seekers with a full service spa. With nearby subway and train stations (yes, LA has a public transit system), travelling around LA is easy at the JW Marriott. Fully immersed in LA’s nighttime environment, JW Marriott is the place to stay if you want to be out and about all day and night.

JW Marriott
900 West Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015
213.765.8600 | www.marriott.com

 

Luxe City Center

Also located near the Staples Center and in the prime of LA’s busy nightlife, the Luxe City Center Hotel provides visitors with the perfect balance of work and play. With a residential yet deluxe feel, Luxe City Center lures travelers in with its sultry lighting, decor and attractive amenities in the poolside cabanas and fire pit. Also offered is the niXon Global Kitchen + Patio Lounge, Luxe City Center’s restaurant which serves everything from tapas to craft beer.

Luxe City Center
1020 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
213.748.1291 | www.luxehotels.com

 

Beverly Hills Hotel

The Beverly Hills Hotel is always hosting Hollywood stars and travelers seeking luxury. The resort-like hotel offers outstanding customer service and beautiful sightseeing. Lush gardens, classic architecture and design, cabanas, mojito popsicles — you name it, it’s at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Not only is the hotel beautiful, the food is idyllic; the Polo Lounge is Beverly Hills’s most hip spot for an evening cocktail. Beverly Hills (Hotel), that’s where you want to be.

Beverly Hills Hotel
9641 Sunset Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
310.276.2251 | www.dorchestercollection.com

H O T E L /// Buffs Take Note: We Have Some Luxe Hotel Recommendations in LA.