A selection of the best five star hotels in Los Angeles, USA. A selection by Laura Becker
Experience luxurious accommodations in the heart of Los Angeles at the 5-star Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills. Located 4.7 km from the Petersen Automotive Museum, this hotel features an outdoor pool, fitness centre, hot tub, restaurant, room service, and a 24-hour front desk. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Guests can enjoy stunning city views from their balcony, along with a complimentary American breakfast each morning. There are plenty of activities in and around Los Angeles, such as hiking. The hotel also offers a business centre and bar. The Los Angeles County Museum Of Art / LACMA is 5.1 km away and the Dolby Theater is 9.4 km away. The nearest airport is the Los Angeles International Airport, just 17 km away.
Rooms: 170 Stars: 5
Experience a luxurious stay at the Hotel Bel-Air, a historic 1950s property situated in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los Angeles. Enjoy the comforts of modern amenities in its spacious rooms, complete with flat-screen TVs and white bedding. Relax in the spa-style bathrooms with bathrobes available in adult and kid sizes. Take a dip in the outdoor pool or stay fit in the state-of-the-art fitness center. Have a drink at the Bar & Lounge with a grand piano, fireplace, and views of the garden. Enjoy Mediterranean fusion cuisine at the hotel’s restaurant managed by Wolfgang Puck. Shop till you drop at North Rodeo Drive, just 3.6 miles away. Witness the beauty of the resident swans in the garden pond.
Rooms: 103 Stars: 5
Experience the height of luxury at Fairmont Century Plaza Los Angeles, one of the city’s top five-star hotels. Located close to Beverly Hills and the iconic Rodeo Drive, the hotel boasts newly renovated guestrooms, each with a private terrace. Enjoy exquisite cuisine at Lumière, a modern American brasserie, or take a dip in the rooftop swimming pool. Relax in the on-site spa, work out in the 24-hour fitness centre, or explore the surrounding restaurants, shops, and nightlife. Whether you’re visiting for business or pleasure, Fairmont Century Plaza Los Angeles provides a truly unforgettable stay.
Rooms: 378 Stars: 5
Experience the ultimate in luxury at The West Hollywood EDITION! Located in Los Angeles, just 4.7 km from Petersen Automotive Museum, this 5-star hotel boasts a terrace, bar, private parking, fitness centre and shared lounge. Enjoy complimentary WiFi and free bike hire, while savouring local cuisine at the restaurant. Special diet requests, such as vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free, can be accommodated. Take advantage of the business centre, room service, 24-hour front desk and currency exchange. Explore the area with ease, with Los Angeles County Museum Of Art / LACMA and Dolby Theater both within 5.6 km. Hollywood Burbank Airport is only 18 km away. Opened in May 2019, The West Hollywood EDITION provides a truly unforgettable stay.
Rooms: 190 Stars: 5
Experience a luxurious stay at Oceana Santa Monica, LXR Hotels & Resorts, one of the best five-star hotels in Los Angeles. Adjacent to Santa Monica Beach and a mile from Third Street Promenade, this boutique hotel offers massage services and spacious rooms with plasma TVs, free Wi-Fi, and a minibar. Enjoy the Italian marble bathrooms and ocean views in select suites. Take a dip in the outdoor pool, relax by the outdoor fireplace, or work out in the on-site gym with free private yoga classes. Bike hire and guided hikes are available, as well as surf lessons on Saturdays. Visit the on-site restaurant for innovative cuisine by Santa Monica native chef Raphael Lunetta. Santa Monica Pier and Penmar Golf Course are nearby, and Los Angeles International Airport is 10 miles away.
Rooms: 70 Stars: 5
Beverly Wilshire, a 4 Seasons Hotel, is the perfect destination for luxury living. Located just a stone’s throw away from Rodeo Drive, this Mediterranean-style hotel offers stunning views of the Hollywood Hills and Rodeo Drive. Rooms come equipped with a flat-screen TV, free WiFi, DVD player, iPod docking station and minibar. Relax in The Spa and enjoy a wide range of treatments, or stay active in the state-of-the-art fitness centre. Enjoy complimentary refreshments at the pool and have lunch at the poolside bar & café. When it comes to dining, the Beverly Wilshire offers a variety of options. The CUT Lounge serves rare wines, spirits and seafood and steakhouse staples in a Mediterranean setting. THE Blvd offers outdoor seating with mediterranean cuisine, while the Pool Bar and Café offers casual poolside dining.
Rooms: 395 Stars: 5
AKA West Hollywood is the perfect destination for those seeking to experience the energy and glamour of Los Angeles. With its modern, stylish design and convenient amenities, this hotel is perfect for both business and leisure travellers. Guests can enjoy a luxurious stay with a restaurant, outdoor pool, fitness centre, dry cleaning services, and custom toiletries. The hotel is located near Sunset Strip and the iconic Dolby Theater, making it the ideal place to explore the glamour of LA.
Rooms: 84 Stars: 5
Experience the ultimate in luxury at this Santa Monica oceanfront hotel. Boasting two on-site restaurants, a hydrotherapy spa tub in each room and an outdoor pool and hot tub, it’s the perfect place for a getaway. All rooms feature a 42-inch flat-screen cable satellite TV, floor-to-ceiling glass windows, a coffee maker, a minibar and ironing facilities. If you’re looking to stay active, enjoy a workout in the fitness room or take advantage of private trainers. Or, take a five-minute walk to the 3rd Street Promenade for a day of shopping. End your night with a romantic meal at Catch, featuring fresh seafood and a daily raw bar. For a more lively evening, The Terrazza offers small plates and nightly entertainment with 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean.
Rooms: 129 Stars: 5
Since 1975, L’Ermitage Beverly Hills has been providing travelers with luxurious accommodations and 5-star service. Located on a residential boulevard, the all-suite hotel is a short distance from the center of Beverly Hills. Offering 116 suites, each room is designed with residential elegance and modern appointments, including walk-through dressing rooms, triptych mirrors, and generous vanities. To ensure a smooth arrival, guests can request a flexible check-in and check-out and are asked to provide an estimated arrival time. Complimentary car service is available daily in a BMW 5-Series in a 2 mile radius, and the property also has charging stations for eco-friendly cars and two TESLA charging stations. Guests can also use the modern fitness centre, have a drink at the Lounge, or enjoy brunch and dinner at the Avec Nous restaurant.
Rooms: 130 Stars: 5
Best areas to find hotels in Los Angeles, USA
1. Downtown Los Angeles: Downtown LA is the perfect place to stay if you want to be close to the action. This bustling area is home to attractions such as the Staples Center, the Grammy Museum, and the Museum of Contemporary Art. It’s also home to some of the city’s best restaurants and nightlife. Look for hotels in the Financial District, the Arts District, or South Park.
2. Hollywood: This iconic neighborhood is the perfect place to stay if you want to be close to the entertainment. You can explore the Hollywood Walk of Fame, take a tour of the Hollywood sign, and experience the Sunset Strip. Look for hotels near the Hollywood & Highland Center or the Hollywood Roosevelt.
3. Santa Monica: Santa Monica is the perfect place to stay if you want to be close to the beach. This area is home to attractions such as the Santa Monica Pier, the Third Street Promenade, and the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Look for hotels near the pier or the promenade.
4. Beverly Hills: This upscale neighborhood is the perfect place to stay if you want to experience the luxury of Los Angeles. You can explore the boutiques of Rodeo Drive, take a tour of the iconic Beverly Hills sign, and experience the glamour of the area. Look for hotels near Wilshire Boulevard or Canon Drive.
5. Westwood Village: This area is the perfect place to stay if you want to be close to UCLA. You can explore the museums and galleries of the university, take a stroll through Westwood Village, and experience the vibrant nightlife. Look for hotels near the campus or Westwood Village.
6. Venice Beach: This area is the perfect place to stay if you want to experience the unique atmosphere of Venice Beach. You can explore the boardwalk, take a stroll along the canals, and experience the eclectic nightlife. Look for hotels near the beach or the boardwalk.
7. Universal City: This neighborhood is the perfect place to stay if you want to be close to Universal Studios. You can explore the theme park, take a tour of the Universal CityWalk, and experience the entertainment of the area. Look for hotels near the theme park or the CityWalk.
8. Culver City: This area is the perfect place to stay if you want to be close to the entertainment industry. You can explore the Sony Pictures Studios, take a tour of the Culver City Art District, and experience the vibrant nightlife. Look for hotels near the studios or the art district.