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1020 N. San Vicente Blvd. (West Hollywood)
West Hollywood, CA
(1) 866-282-4560 | www.thelondonwesthollywood.com
FOODGordon Ramsay - fine dining; Boxwood Cafe by Gordon Ramsay - relaxed bistro fare; poolside dining - all-day light fare; 24-hour room service
DRINKPoolside lounge - great views and cocktails
ROOMSSpacious; all are suites with terrace and private dressing room
PRICE (STANDARD DOUBLE)USD 249
# OF ROOMS200
CONNECTIVITYYes - Wi-Fi available
GYMYes - including rooftop pool
SPANo - but in-room treatments available
After taking over the former Bel Age Hotel space, The London West Hollywood opened to much fanfare in 2008 with a hip blend of elegant British aesthetics and casual California-cool vibes. The beautiful people have been ever-so-stylishly draping themselves over the popular rooftop poolside loungers ever since. Rooms by celeb Brit designer David Collins (of London’s The Wolseley fame) are the centerpiece here–very large with coffee machines, flat screens, and iPod docking stations. Bathrooms feature multiple showerheads, whirlpools, and thick robes.
GO HERE WITH
A hot date – for the West Hollywood scene and comfortable accommodations; the girls – for a swinging night on the town
WHY WE LIKE IT
It’s got a sexy British-meets-Californian vibe. Lovely spot for pool lounging by day and ideal starting point for hip clubbing around Sunset Boulevard by night.
AMENITY WE LOVE
Complimentary calls to London.
WHAT WE WOULD CHANGE
The key cards that you use to access the elevators and open the rooms can be erratic (we have heard this around even though ours worked just fine)–not fun to be locked out of the lift or your own room.
GOOD TO KNOW
If you’re looking for some alfresco exercise, the staff sets up exercise equipment (and complimentary coffee!) by the pool in the mornings. Also, foodies beware: Gordon Ramsay is no longer actually involved with the two restaurants bearing his name at the London West Hollywood (he sold out to the hotel’s operator, LXR). When booking, try to score a south-facing room; the north-facing ones can be noisy.
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Read more about The London West Hollywood in The Diary
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Hans Clement Vencken
Hans Clement Vencken