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Hotels in Los Angeles

The chic and breezy 14-room Rose Hotel, located just off the oh-so-trendy artists enclave of Abbot Kinney Ave., is the epitome of minimalist beach chic.

Dustin Lancaster’s first b&b-style hotel is feels like a real retreat for writers and creatives.

The rooms at this uber-hip hotel might not be particularly spacious, but what they lack in size, they make up for in swoon-worthy eclectic California style courtesy of Commune Design.

The contemporary Standard Hollywood is set on L.A.’ s famed Sunset Boulevard, with spare, retro-chic rooms similar to its Downtown sister. Features include art installations, mood lighting, free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, minibars, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

Lime green, eggshell blue, and canary yellow compose the punchy palette at this retro-beach-style boutique hotel.

The Peninsula Beverly Hills features a 6,000-square-foot rooftop garden, complete with palm trees, wisteria, and jasmine, where guests can dine alfresco and sip cocktails under the stars. Designed by James Northcutt, the property prides itself on extraordinary service.

It’s shocking that this hip, upscale hotel dating to 1927 is so close to the touristy Hollywood Walk of Fame and across the street from the buzzing TCL Chinese Theatre, yet maintains a distinct sense of self.

Adjacent to a man-made trout lake where old Hollywood celebrities like Clark Gable used to fish, this five-story, country-style hotel was built in 1962. Renovated in 2009, the property is comprised of six acres of gardens and koi ponds.

By pairing a luxury hotel with a state-of-the- art medical facility, this collaboration between Four Seasons and the California Health & Longevity Institute—located in a San Fernando Valley suburb only 17 miles from Malibu—introduces a new level of service (and seriousness) to the spa experie

Located across the street from the beach in downtown Avalon, this hotel has Mediterranean touches like green-and-white striped awnings, a terra cotta roof, and a quiet sun deck for guests.

Plant-lined arches line the outside of this British-themed hotel, which is located just south of the Sunset Strip. The interior has gilded accents throughout, and all of the 223 suites have textured walls, flowing drapes, and mismatched lounge seating. No room is smaller than 750 square feet.

This Pasadena property is just a few miles from The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens and the Rose Bowl.

One of Catalina Island's first luxury hotels, Snug Harbor Inn, was built in 1997. Its six Cape Cod-themed rooms have views of Avalon Bay, and are named after California's Channel Islands. Rooms have hardwood floors, granite bathrooms, Jacuzzi tubs, and fireplaces.