Current Time

Currency

hotels

View As:
|
|
‹ Previous | Next ›

Editors' Pick
Save For Later

Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Los Angeles 
$$$$

7000 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles , California
90028
Tel: 800 950 7667 (toll-free)
Tel: 323 466 7000
reservations2hrh@thompsonhotels.com
view web site ›
Concierge.com's insider take:

The buzz was considerable in 2005 when Thompson Hotels took over this landmark Mediterranean-style hotel, where the first Academy Awards ceremony was held in 1929. One reason: The 300 rooms and suites were redesigned by Dodd Mitchell—L.A.'s pet designer for the last decade. The other reason: The poolside Tropicana Bar and interior club Teddy's were taken over by nightlife impresario Amanda Demme, and quickly became the hottest spots in town. But though the marriage with Demme ended in a high-profile divorce in spring of 2006, the hotel still has plenty to recommend it. Mitchell's decor in the main hotel, as well as in a newer, separate building that surrounds the pool, is undeniably chic: Beds have draped-fabric headboards that look like Roman shades; the streamlined furnishings in shades of taupe and black seem both brand-new and retro; framed photographs of celebrities hang on the walls; and cement showers (a Mitchell trademark) are in some of the bathrooms. Lower-floor units have patios that open onto the pool, while upper floors have balconies with tables and chairs. The nightlife scene has cooled; while Teddy's is still filled with young Hollywood starlets, the Tropicana has quieted into a romantic, relaxed place for drinks.

From the editors of Condé Nast Traveler:
Fresh from a makeover, the legendary Roosevelt has kept some of its more famous relics—the lobby with its Spanish fountain, the pool area immortalized by David Hockney's brushstrokes, the hulking red neon sign—but other ghosts of Hollywood past have been sent packing. The lofty rooms of the 12-story tower block now project a modern aesthetic that includes heaps of chrome and leather set against chocolate-colored walls. Dakota restaurant puts a new spin on the traditional steak house. The poolside, velvet rope–access Tropicana Bar is once again the place to see and be seen, and Teddy's bar is even more exclusive. —2006 Hot List

When to go: November through December, for smogless days and offbeat holiday shopping along Hollywood Boulevard.

Which room to book: One of the cool poolside cabanas. Many of the tower block's east-facing rooms overlook Grauman's Chinese Theater (doubles, $179–$400).

Amenities: 24-hour Room Service, Bar/lounge, Gym, Pool

Subscribe now to Condé Nast Traveler for just $1 an issue! ›

User Reviews

write a review ›
 

BEEN HERE? TELL US WHAT YOU THINK
Be the first to write a review of Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and share your tips with the Concierge.com community.

Write a Review
*The Daily Traveler: The day's best travel tips, secrets, and news that won't wait.
Information may have changed since date of publication. Please confirm details with individual establishments before planning your trip.

My Concierge.com

Advertisement

I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its User Agreement, Privacy Policy, and Mobile Terms and Conditions.

 
iPhone App:

Create personalized postcards out of your favorite travel photos!

Learn More ›
Subscribe to our free RSS feeds:

Get the latest destinations picks, hot hotel lists, travel deals and blog posts automatically added to your newsreader or your personalized homepage.

Learn More ›

Advertisement

Special Advertisement

Contests, Sweepstakes & Promotions

SEND TO MY PHONE

Send  to your phone!




Don’t show this box again.
This information will be sent directly to your phone and waiting for you in a text message. Simple click on the url in that message or browse concierge.com/mydestinations on your phone.
Need more help? Our FAQ may contain the answer you need.
Never want to type in your cell phone number again?
Register now with Concierge.com and you'll be able to save your number and enjoy other great features like this.
I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its User Agreement , Privacy Policy, and mobile terms and conditions. Standard text messaging rates apply.
SUBMIT