Best Los Angeles Hotels

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Updated: January 3, 2024
By Santorini Dave

Our Favorite L.A. Hotels

• 5-star: The Maybourne
• 4-star: JW Marriott (Downtown)
• 3-star: Freehand L.A.
• For couples: Kimpton La Peer
• For families: Fairmont Miramar
• Beach: ShuttersCasa del Mar
• Hotel pool: Beverly Hills
• Near LAX: Hyatt Regency
• Disneyland: JW Marriott
• Universal Studios: Hilton

The 22 Best Hotels in Los Angeles

1. The Maybourne

Luxury hotel in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles.
Hotel Phone: (310) 860-7800
The Maybourne is the perfect mix of high-end luxury and laid-back cool, ideal for enjoying the Beverly Hills vibes. Rooms are stylish and comfy, making for a perfect chill-out spot after a day of exploring or shopping (Rodeo Drive is two-minutes away on foot). The California and Hollywood suites are fantastic. The rooftop pool is a highlight and food-wise, try The Terrace for top-notch Californian eats with both indoor and outdoor seating.
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2. Beverly Wilshire (A Four Seasons Hotel)

Best hotel in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles.
Hotel Phone: 310-275-5200
Excellent five-star hotel with a Michelin-starred steakhouse, Mediterranean-style outdoor pool, and sumptuous organic spa. This historic 1928 hotel retains Old Hollywood glamour in its spacious rooms and suites, which include amenities like marble bathrooms, Frederick Malle or Bulgari toiletries, and complimentary overnight shoeshine. Located directly across from Rodeo Drive, the epicenter of LA luxury shopping.
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3. Hotel Bel-Air

Best luxury hotel in Bel Air.
Hotel Phone: 310-472-1211
1950’s hotel tucked into the Bel-Air hills within a large, beautiful garden. Rooms are styled in a pleasing blend of Art Deco and modern, and guests can enjoy the charming outdoor pool, Wolfgang Puck restaurant, fireplace lounge, and full-service on-site spa.
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4. Beverly Hills Hotel

Best 4-star hotel in Beverly Hills.
Hotel Phone: 310-276-2251
Iconic and palatial five-star with full-service spa. Decor is a fun and tasteful homage to 1950’s Hollywood glamour; rooms range from comfortable Superior Rooms for two to spacious and private luxury bungalows – all set within 12 acres of exotic tropical gardens. The city’s first hotel (and historic landmark) is legendary among the celebrity elite – and its pool and Polo Lounge restaurant regularly host the who’s who of Hollywood to this day.
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5. Ritz-Carlton Downtown

Best 5-star hotel in downtown Los Angeles.
Hotel Phone: 213-743-8800
Modern luxury high-rise hotel in the heart of downtown LA. There are multiple great on-site dining and bar options, a heated rooftop pool and hot-tub with panoramic views over the city and mountains, and the largest spa in downtown Los Angeles. Located steps from Staples Center, Microsoft Theater, and the Grammy Museum; walkable to the downtown fashion and theater districts.
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6. Hotel Casa del Mar (Santa Monica)

Best hotel on Los Angeles Beach.
Hotel Phone: 310-581-5533
Charming and elegant beachfront hotel in the style of a Mediterranean villa. All rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows and hydrotherapy tubs, many have ocean views or private terraces. Guests can choose from three elegant dining options, lounge and swim at the tidy outdoor pool, and have use of the hotel’s fitness center and wellness spa. Great location near Santa Monica Pier.
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7. Andaz (West Hollywood)

4-star hotel in West Hollywood.
Hotel Phone: 323-656-1234
Fantastic hotel with a great central location and easy access to shopping, restaurants, and nightlife. Rooftop pool is a gem (purportedly the highest rooftop pool in LA). Good restaurant and poolside snacks.
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8. Shutters on the Beach (Santa Monica)

Best beach hotel in Los Angeles.
Hotel Phone: 310-458-0030
Plush, five-star escape in Santa Monica. Panoramic ocean-view fine dining, wonderful spa and fitness center, and a beachfront pool and hot tub with private cabanas are all part of the package – all with an upscale beachy, breezy vibe. Located on a great stretch of beach, a five-minute walk from the Santa Monica Pier.
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9. Hotel Erwin (Venice Beach)

Best hotel in Venice Beach.
Hotel Phone: 310-452-1111
Great modern and moderately-priced hotel with a young, California-hip vibe. A two-minute walk from the Venice Beach Boardwalk, rooms at Hotel Erwin come with iPhone docking stations and mini-fridges; some suites have fun extras like foosball tables and private balconies. There’s a great pizza restaurant and bike rental on site, and the only rooftop bar in Venice Beach.
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10. Kimpton La Peer Hotel

Hotel in West Hollywood near shopping.
Hotel Phone: 213-296-3038
Chic, design-centric boutique hotel in West Hollywood. Elegant modern decor features in the hotel’s impressive lobby, indoor/outdoor trattoria, and guest rooms and suites. There’s a heated outdoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, and nice perks like complimentary bike loan and wine hour for guests.
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11. Kimpton Everly Hotel

Boutique hotel with pool in Hollywood.
Hotel Phone: 213-279-3532
Smart Hollywood boutique hotel, less than a mile from the Walk of Fame. The heated rooftop pool is open year-round, served by an adjacent lounge bar; inside there’s a casual restaurant and cozy lounge. Great perks like free bicycle rental and complimentary evening wine hour for guests.
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12. Plaza La Reina

Boutique L.A. Hotel with View.
Hotel Phone: 310-986-6888
All-suite boutique hotel near Westwood Village shopping center and UCLA. Each unit has hardwood floors, a fully-equipped kitchen or kitchenette, washer and dryer, marble bathrooms, and stylish classic furnishing. The Live-Work suite features a dedicated office loft.
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13. Sunset Marquis Hotel

Boutique L.A. Hotel with Pool.
Hotel Phone: 310-657-1333
Classy resort hotel tucked into the heart of West Hollywood. Beautiful outdoor dining, two outdoor pools, fitness center, and spa are all on-site amid lovely manicured gardens. Accommodation includes guest rooms, suites, and spacious one or two-bedroom villas.
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14. Dream Hollywood

Boutique four-star hotel in Los Angeles.
Hotel Phone: 323-844-6417
Stylishly modern accommodations in the heart of Hollywood. Their chic rooftop pool deck features private cabanas and views of the iconic Hollywood sign, and guests can choose from three fantastic on-site restaurants: an Asian bistro, rooftop grill, and fusion fine dining. Rooms feature 55″ Smart TVs and bedside iPads; some have private balconies and/or floor-to-ceiling windows that look out toward the Hollywood Hills. The Guesthouse is an impressive 1,750 square feet, with a black marble soaking tub, terrace, and panoramic views over the city.
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15. Hollywood Roosevelt

Good hotel in Hollywood.
Hotel Phone: 323-856-1970
Set right on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and across the street from the TCL Chinese Theatre, The Hollywood Roosevelt splits the difference between vintage and modern. Guest rooms are spacious and contemporary; common spaces – from the elegant lobby and library to the hotel’s own game room with bowling alley – harken back to Hollywood’s glamorous golden age. An Italian steakhouse, swanky cocktail lounge, and upscale burger joint feature for on-site indoor dining. The Olympic-sized pool (featuring an iconic David Hockney mural) is adjacent to a lush outdoor cafe.
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16. Viceroy L’Ermitage

Luxury Los Angeles Hotel.
Hotel Phone: 310-278-3344
Swanky five-star Beverly Hills gem, set in a quieter, residential neighborhood less than a mile from luxury Rodeo Drive shopping. Viceroy L’Ermitage features a rooftop pool, wellness spa and fitness center (with Peloton bikes), and an award-wining French bistro. Guest suites are spacious and contemporary, with luxury amenities, and sleep up to five.
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17. Waldorf Astoria

Los Angeles Hotel with Rooftop Pool.
Hotel Phone: 310-860-6666
Plush Beverly Hills retreat with panoramic-view rooftop bar and pool deck. Guest rooms and suites are spacious and stylish, all with floor-to-ceiling windows and private balconies. Among the hotel’s five dining options are two spots helmed by renowned French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. An award-winning day spa, 1,000 square foot fitness center, and celebrity stylist salon round out the Waldorf’s excellent amenities.
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18. Hotel Per La

4-star hotel in downtown LA.
Hotel Phone: 213-358-0000
Recently opened and tastefully glamorous boutique hotel in downtown LA, set within a beautiful historic building. Design is rich, colorful, and eclectic; guest rooms are distinctly-styled, with luxe amenities like Terrazzo-floor showers and pedestal tubs. Its gorgeous restaurant and handsome bar feature are destinations, while the lushly-landscaped rooftop pool deck offers sweeping city views.
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19. JW Marriott L.A. LIVE

Hotel for family near Crypto Arena.Hotel Phone: 213-765-8600
Modern luxury hotel downtown, well-situated near Staples Center, L.A. LIVE entertainment complex, and the Convention Center. Six in-house restaurants and bars (along with 24/7 room service), 24-hour fitness center, Ritz-Carlton Spa, and heated rooftop pool.
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20. Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

Los Angeles Hotel with View.
Hotel Phone: 310-458-6700
Great family-friendly hotel, only one block from the beach and Santa Monica Pier. All guest rooms are contemporary in style and feature balconies; some rooms and suites add cozy outdoor fire pits. Guests are served by two in-house dining options, and the award-winning pool deck overlooks the Pacific Ocean. On-site bicycle and rollerblade rentals, too.
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21. Fairmont Miramar Hotel

Los Angeles Hotel on beach with view.
Hotel Phone: 310-576-7777
Well-appointed high-rise hotel with semi-private attached bungalows near Santa Monica Beach. All guest rooms and suites have smart and stylish contemporary decor; some add balconies and/or ocean views. Bungalows are in a garden-like setting by the pool. A restaurant, cocktail bar, and coffee shop are all located on the premises, along with a fitness center, barber shop, and spa. Three minutes’ drive from Santa Monica Beach.
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22. Malibu Beach Inn

Best Malibu beach hotel.
Hotel Phone: 800-462-5428
Luxury accommodation on a private beach located 30 miles west of LA. All 47 guest rooms and suites face the ocean, with fantastic views to the Pacific and the Malibu Pier. Carbon Beach Club offers fresh-caught seafood and locally-sourced meat and produce, and the fantastic on-site day spa offers skin and body treatments – as well as daily morning yoga classes on the beach.
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