Looks Are Everything! 10 Stylish Hotels In Downtown Los Angeles, CA - Updated 2022

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Catherine
Catherine 
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Filled with Hollywood glamour and ritzy surroundings, Los Angeles is a city where image is paramount. Tourists arrive in Tinseltown expecting the city to live up to its camera-ready status. For those travelers who want to surround themselves in smart accommodation, the downtown area is eager to show-off its good looks and fancy hotel style. With that in mind, check out these 10 stylish hotels in downtown Los Angeles.

1. Hotel Indigo: A posh setting in the center of Downtown LA! (from USD 209)

Guests are mesmerized the moment they enter Hotel Indigo. Displaying floral accents throughout the property, a dazzling neon-lit lounge with fantastic views of Los Angeles, and various cityscapes adorning guest room walls, Hotel Indigo is a feast for the eyes. Inspired by pre-Hollywood glamour, Hotel Indigo boasts spa-style bathrooms that are spacious.

The beds are very comfortable, as well as the bedding. Hotel Indigo wants you to get the most out of your stay in LA, so the lobby offers a simple and easy touchscreen neighborhood guide, to help you determine what hot spots you want to visit and upcoming events that are worth your time.


Hotel Indigo - Los Angeles Downtown, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 899 Francisco Street
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

2. Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles: Opulence in the heart of the city. (from USD 139)

Festooned in rich, warm colors and sporting grand decor, the Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles is like a glorious palace from the past. The large, beautiful rooms possess a stately charm, with comfortable beds and marble bathrooms. And the Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles knows how to keep guests entertained, with the Gallery Bar and Cognac Room, featuring live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights. The Roman-style pool is a sure-fire highlight, as well as the relaxing hot tub.


Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles

Wifi Available

Address: 506 South Grand Avenue
Accommodates: 4

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Barber/beauty shop

3. Freehand Los Angeles: Dapper LA digs (from USD 40)

Stylish is definitely Freehand Los Angeles’ middle name. Located in the historic Commercial Exchange building and near the Staples Center and LA Live, they offer a year-round outdoor rooftop pool, adjacent to a tropical-inspired lounge area that provides panoramic views of the city.

Freehand Los Angeles offers a variety of accommodation for every type of traveler. There are the Loft Suites, which are roomy, apartment-style spaces, Shared Rooms with a bunk-bed and an en-suite bathroom, or Private Rooms, with king-size beds. All are tastefully decorated and the walls are adorned with artwork from local LA artists.


Freehand Los Angeles

Wifi Available

Address: 416 West 8th Street
Accommodates: 8

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Terrace

4. InterContinental-Los Angeles: Shimmering splendor (from USD 249)

With an exterior comprised of smooth glass and hard steel and an interior exuding jet-set glamour and excitement, the InterContinental-Los Angeles is an experience travelers won’t soon forget. At 73 stories high, the tallest building west of Chicago, the Intercontinental-Los Angeles offers breathtaking views of the city.

Guests can choose from Classic Rooms or Suites and both provide luxurious accommodation, with large, comfortable beds. With many delicious restaurants located on various floors, guests will have no reason to leave the lavish and inviting Intercontinental-Los Angeles.


InterContinental - Los Angeles Downtown, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 900 Wilshire Boulevard
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Laundry

5. Doubletree by Hilton Los Angeles Downtown: Asian-inspired comfort & elegance (from USD 186)

Guests are greeted with a smile and a fresh-baked chocolate chip cookie at Doubletree by Hilton Los Angeles Downtown. These small touches are what make it not only a stylish place to stay but a welcome one. The classy Asian-fusion decor is a compliment to the spacious guest rooms, that provide a comfy bed, mini fridge, 42-inch HDTVs and high-speed internet access.

Enjoy stunning views from the room’s large windows. And for even better views, check out their Kyoto Garden, providing dramatic sights of the Los Angeles skyline in a tranquil setting!


Doubletree by Hilton Los Angeles Downtown

Address: 120 South Los Angeles Street
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Garden Non-smoking rooms

6. Ace Hotel: A hip and trendy accommodation (from USD 219)

Located in Los Angeles’ landmark United Artists building, the Ace Hotel offers touches of style and simplicity that can’t be beat. With city views in every direction and an amazing concrete pool, the Ace Hotel’s rooftop bar and lounge area offer a wonderful place to hang out and chill. But, be aware, the Ace Hotel’s rooftop can also pick up the pace, with great entertainment by live bands and happening DJs.

Various room options are available and some have turntables and a collection of vinyl, courtesy of LA’s Amoeba Music. With eclectic touches like these, a stay at the Ace Hotel is sure to be memorable.


Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles

Wifi Available

Address: 929 South Broadway
Accommodates: 4

Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry

7. Tuck Hotel: Quality with an artistic flair! (from USD 229)

With its designer furnishings and awesome wall art, the Tuck Hotel is for those who enjoy the finer things, when it comes to hotel accommodation. Relax and unwind in Tuck Hotel’s eclectic lobby/bar area, that offers tantalizing handcrafted cocktails and a tasty bar menu.

Rooms feature fine quality Egyptian sheets on big comfy beds, top-notch bathroom products designed by L'Ocittane, and a stellar 55 inch Smart TV.

8. The Mayfair Hotel: Enjoy a 1920s vibe!

Built during the 1920s, when excess was the norm, the Mayfair Hotel has hosted flamboyant flappers and boastful oil barons. Today, it offers accommodation that is nicely modern, yet possesses a bit of historic charm. Centrally located, with tourist attractions, like the Grammy Museum just a one mile (.6 kilometer) drive away, the Mayfair Hotel provides spacious rooms and many guests have given the beds high marks for comfort.

The 24-hour front desk staff is friendly and will happily inform guests of the hotel’s convenient features, like the laundry facilities, business center, and tour desk.

9. The Standard: Snazzy & cool retreat. (from USD 179)

The Standard is the measure by which all lodging should be judged. A hip hotel, in a beautiful mid-century building, the Standard is a real stand-out, with its spacious guest rooms that offer every modern amenity, like 24-hour room service, overstocked minibars, cozy beds dressed in fine Egyptian cotton sheets and fluffy down pillows.

The luxuries don’t stop when you leave your room. The Standard also offers a rooftop pool, with panoramic views and a rooftop beer garden, serving traditional German beer and food.


The Standard, Downtown LA

Address: 550 South Flower at 6th Street

Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Outdoor pool (all year) Concierge service Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Business centre Luggage storage Laundry Physical distancing in dining areas

10. The Los Angeles Athletic Club: Work-out in style (from USD 260)

The Los Angeles Athletic Club, with its dark color scheme and bright accents, has a decidedly masculine air. However, its top-rated amenities are here for both sexes to enjoy. All guests have free access to the athletic club and fitness classes. The Olympic-style pool is 100 feet (30 meters) in length and has five lanes. There’s also a small kid’s pool available.

Additional diversions are a pool table and basketball court. The club also features free WiFi in every room, a refrigerator and an iPod dock, as well as a flat-screen cable TV. Even though the Los Angeles Athletic Club boasts a gym-like atmosphere, it has the feel of a pleasing five-star hotel.

Drop dead gorgeous downtown stays in LA

Los Angeles is a place where looks matter, so why not choose a hotel where style and elegance are the order of the day. Travelers that stay in any of these 10 classy hotels will have some amazing sights to photograph, just as exciting as a shot of the Hollywood Sign or the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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As a child, Catherine's family took a trip to the World's Fair New Orleans and her mom asked what she wanted to see. She exclaimed, "Everything!" She's been working on that endeavor ever since.

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