We all know what to expect when we choose to go on holiday to Los Angeles. Stroll along Hollywood Boulevard, strut your stuff on the beach or explore one of the many unique museums. Then, of course, there is always a trip to Universal Studios, the Walt Disney Concert Hall or hit one of the many shopping malls and grab a bargain. To make it even more fun, we’ve found the best of the best luxurious themed hotels. Enjoy exploring during the day and have a peaceful evening in your ideal themed hotel in Los Angeles. So, let’s take a look and book today.
This boutique themed hotel has some definite French flair. Within walking distance to the Sunset Strip and only 3 miles (4.8 km) from Hollywood, the suites are spacious and each features a full, well-equipped kitchen, although there is a fantastic restaurant on-site. The rooms also feature televisions with DVD players, exquisite marble bathrooms with complimentary toiletries and wooden furnishings. Additional features that guests can enjoy are the rooftop deck, Courtyard Brasserie, and plush communal lounge areas.
This unique beachfront property overlooks the Pacific Ocean and is close to the popular Venice Beach Boardwalk. Each of the hotel’s rooms has fun art-themed elements from colour-pop seating, to feature walls. Each of the guest rooms has full WiFi, a 55" flat-screen HD television, iPod compatible docking stations and hot drink facilities. Some of the rooms also have fantastic balcony areas from where you can truly enjoy the beach view. Guests staying at the hotel will also have a complimentary day-pass to Gold’s Gym, there is bike hire available, an on-site restaurant and a stunning rooftop lounge. Finally, Santa Monica and Marina del Rey are within easy walking distance and include many wonderful local eateries.
This antique-themed boutique hotel is luxurious and glamorous. On-site facilities include a private rooftop, a saltwater pool, a restaurant and fantastic spa services. Located just 1 mile (1.6 km) from the infamous Sunset Street, the rooms each feature a flat screen television, full WiFi, an iPod docking station and are classically decorated. Santa Monica Boulevard and Pacific Design Center are a short drive from the hotel and Universal Studios Hollywood can be reached in just 15 minutes.
This stylish and chic hotel offers modern-themed spacious rooms and suites that are luxurious in every manner. They feature a range of unique components such as feature walls, color pop furniture, light displays and plush oversized seating areas. The bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and comfortable bathrobes. Nestled in a street just five minutes’ walk from the Sunset Strip, there are plenty of amenities on your doorstep, but there is also on-site dining facilities that specialize in Californian cuisine. Additional amenities include the business center and well-equipped fitness area.
Anther art-themed hotel, but this one is the only luxury, independently owned hotel in downtown Los Angeles. With bright rich décor, each room features top-of-the-range technology including a smart television, an iPad, and high-speed WiFi. The rooms are decorated to an extremely high standard and include magnificent patterned soft furnishings, elaborate lighting and plenty of color. Offering a tranquil outdoor pool with pretty flowers surrounding the seating area, the hotel also includes two restaurants and four bars each with their own unique styling.
This themed mid-century boutique hotel boasts floor to ceiling windows which beautifully showcases the Los Angeles views. Nestled next to Korea-town and the surrounding pre-1940 brickwork buildings, The Line hotel stands out in stark contrast. Each of the rooms are spacious and bright, the decoration is simple but effective. The walls have a sense of urban-feeling which plays well with the color splashes. Less than 4 miles (6.4 km) from Hollywood, The Line Korea-town boutique has an on-site swimming pool, a terraced seating area and three fantastic restaurants to choose from which serve American-Korean fusion cuisine. Each room has modern artwork, a flatscreen television and iPod dock as well as a well-stocked mini-bar. You can drive to Beverly Hills and Universal Studios in under 15 minutes.
This quirky and fun themed hotel located near the Capital Records building has both an onsite bar and restaurant. Each of the rooms are elegantly decorated but feature some funny little kitsch-styled pieces such as character-lampshades and mood lighting. Rooms come fitted with a flatscreen television and DVD player, work desk, minibar and small refrigerator as standard. Guests can also have access to a 27-inch iMac.
One of the best sellers in Los Angeles, this popular themed hotel comes with VIP services. In the heart of Hollywood, each of the rooms is designed after a particular classical Hollywood celebrity and features a separate living room and fully equipped kitchen. The rooms are bright and modern with hints of both glamorous and rustic charm furnishings. VIP-styled services include in-room massages, personal chefs, hairdresser, personal trainer and full concierge desk to meet all your needs.
With a rooftop swimming pool that overlooks the historic United Artists Building, this hotel has rooms with flat-screen televisions and full WiFi. The industrial-themed rooms have specialist design pieces throughout, from the lighting to the seating. Each also has a minibar and private bathroom with complimentary toiletries. Spend time wandering around the theatre district or sit in the rooftop bar and simply unwind with a nice cocktail.
This stylish country-chic hotel fits in perfectly with its surrounding environment; The Grove is just two minutes’ walk away. Inspired by the countryside, the spacious rooms include a flat-screen television, fridge, and a minibar. Soft furnishings are country-styled with plaid patterns, florals and rustic denim. Hot drink facilities are available in each room and the bathrooms are modern. The on-site restaurant specializes in Southern-style comfort food and specialist cocktails are served. You’ll be able to rent bright yellow bikes from right outside the hotel and explore the surrounding areas peacefully. We think that you’ll particularly love the rooftop seating area after a busy day exploring, it’s an ideal spot to unwind.
Themed hotels aren't tacky
Gone are the days when themed-hotels meant tacky, nowadays they offer a unique and luxurious way to stay in your favorite areas. These hotels are the best of the best so be sure to book early to avoid disappointment.
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