Out-of-towners don't typically find themselves in Rancho Palos Verdes, a moneyed burb 20 miles south of Los Angeles airport, but with the opening of this sunny...more
This landmark 1929 art deco apartment tower was the on-and-off home of everyone from Howard Hughes to John Wayne to Truman Capote. After narrowly escaping...more
An affordable bastion of cool aimed at the business traveler, the Standard is nothing if not amusing. Once headquarters of Superior Oil, the 12-story, 207-room...more
Staying here can feel a little like you've discovered how to control others with your mind: Your desires are often fulfilled before you knew you had them. Need...more
This Tuscan-inspired oceanfront property has "beautiful, spacious rooms," decorated in warm earth tones, with marble bathrooms and oversized bathtubs. Service...more
After populating Napa Valley with a series of romantic retreats, Auberge Resorts lets loose with an eco-luxe escape for the stylish, hybrid-driving, biodynamic...more
One look at the platoon of valets in black berets, the barely lit lobby, and the bouncer stationed at the cocktail lounge and you'd be forgiven for...more
Sam Nazarian, the nightlife wunderkind behind some of L.A.'s buzziest venues (Katsuya, Area) has splashed onto the hotel scene with SLS, his 297-room shrine to...more
More than 20 years ago, Linda Sue and Glyn Davies turned their 1870s Italianate Victorian home into a B&B, raising the bar for inns everywhere. While the...more
Shutters feels like a rambling seaside villa that's been plucked from Martha's Vineyard and dropped onto the boardwalk below Santa Monica Pier. Though the...more
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