While San Diego may be my favorite city in California, Los Angeles is always fun to visit as well. With it comes the glitz and glam of Hollywood, hoping, and celebrities. Why not feel like a celebrity yourself with a stay to a boutique hotel next time you’re in town? Here are some affordable suggestions!
A Trendy Stay
If you want to feel like a celebrity, stay at the ACE Hotel. Sip coffee in the morning from your terrace overlooking downtown LA. Work out in their state-of-the-art fitness center, and grab a fresh squeezed juice after. Centrally located, you’ll be close to the Nokia Theater and Staples Center. After you go exploring during the day, head upstairs for a cocktail on the hotel’s rooftop bar. They’re also pet friendly, so no need to leave your favorite pooch at home. Bring the whole family for a weekend treat in the city.
If you want to be see and be seen, The Standard Downtown is the place to stay. The famous bar The Rooftop is here, which includes a heated pool, dance floor, DJs every night, and an outdoor fireplace. Dance all night until the sun comes up, when you have a gorgeous view of the mountains. Order the convenient 24-hour room service when you finally make it back to your room. If you’re a sports fan, this location is perfect. Both the Staples Center and the Dodger Stadium are within walking distance. Dance under the stars one night, and see a sports game the next.
For a taste of Asian culture, check out the Miyako Hotel. While this area caters more to business travelers, there’s plenty to do as a tourist here. Visit the Japanese American National Museum for a closer look at the area’s history. When you’re ready for lunch, head to Little Tokyo for a taste of Japan. If you’re looking for food other than Japanese, the Grand Central Market is nearby. The Metro is also conveniently located if you’d like to go further out of town for the day.
Movie Star Status
If you’d prefer to stay in West Los Angeles, consider the Century Plaza Hotel. Home to many movie studios, you’ll have a good chance at seeing celebrities or their publicists walking around on their lunch breaks. To stay in movie star shape yourself, you can pay a small fee to access the Equinox Fitness Club and Spa, which was voted the top gym in America. After your sweat session, choose from over 12 different massage options to relax. While you’re staying at the hotel, keep your eyes open – celebrities and even presidents have been known to stay here before.
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