Rooftop pool

Whether you are planning a quick weekend trip or a longer romantic vacation to Los Angeles, here are 15 beautiful hotels which are known for their great service and plush amenities. All the hotels that made our list have something unique to offer. Most have outdoor pools which invite you to relax in the sun, sip cocktails by the pool and enjoy the view. All have exceptional restaurants where you can have a romantic dinner and celebrate a special occasion. You may also like: 25 Best Romantic Things to Do in Los Angeles.

»Roof-top Pool at L'Ermitage Beverly Hills

Roof-top Pool at L'Ermitage Beverly Hills

L'Ermitage Beverly Hills is a AAA Five Diamond Award winning hotel in California. Plan a luxury vacation that includes shopping at Rodeo Drive designer boutiques and getting pampered at the spa. Guest rooms and suites feature Californian decor with Far East influences. Ask for a view of the hills so that you can let your eyes rest on the beautiful surroundings. The property has a fantastic rooftop pool with luxury cabanas and panoramic views. Plan to spend some time at the spa which offers a menu of relaxing treatments, including Swedish and Ayurvedic massages. Enjoy private poolside cabanas, treatment rooms, steam rooms and a fitness center. Livello restaurant serves gourmet dishes with Italian and Asian influences. Private dining is available to those celebrating a special occasion. Rates start at $425 per night.

9291 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, California 90210, website, Phone: 310-278-3344

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»The London West Hollywood

The London West Hollywood

The London West Hollywood is a stylish all-suite hotel featuring open floor plan accommodations which measure at least 725 square feet in size. Decorated in California style, the suites have a living area, personal wet bar, private dressing area, custom work desk and a private terrace. The delicious European-style continental breakfast menu was created by Gordon Ramsay and consists of fresh pastries, cheeses and fruit. Guests enjoy free internet access, free breakfast and complimentary calls to London. The restaurant serves Gordon Ramsay cuisine with a Californian twist. There are two great bars at the hotel: the London Bar and the rooftop Brit Bar which offers spectacular views of Beverly Hills. For the ultimate luxury, reserve one of the poolside cabanas. Suites start at $380 per night.

1020 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, California 90069, website, Phone: 866-282-4560

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»Hotel Angeleno

Hotel Angeleno

Enjoy scenic views and access to both Santa Monica and Beverly Hills from Hotel Angeleno which has a relaxing outdoor pool deck. The hotel offers a number of plush services and amenities such as free Valet parking, wine hour and free WiFi. Celebrate a special occasion at West Restaurant and Lounge which offers panoramic views of the city and the beaches of Santa Monica in the distance. Rooms start at $245 per night.

170 N. Church Lane, Los Angeles, California 90049, website, Phone: 310-476-6411

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»SLS Beverly Hills

SLS Beverly Hills

Featuring creative design by Philippe Starck and gourmet creations by Chef Jose Andres, SLS Beverly Hills is a getaway for those who like to be surrounded by art and style. The hotel has 297 Philippe Starck-designed guest rooms and suites decorated in ultra-modern style. Two hypoallergenic Pure Rooms are available at the hotel. 7 luxury suites come with their own personal gym equipment, letting you work out while on vacation. The hotel is located one block from the Beverly Center, close to boutique shops of Rodeo Drive and The Grove. Guests receive VIP treatment at famous restaurants and nightclubs like Katsuya by Starck, The Sayers Club and Hyde Lounge. Restaurants and lounges serve culinary creations by world-famous Chef Jose Andres who was named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People. Luxury packages start at $299 per night. Read more

465 S. La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90048, Phone: 310-247-0400

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»Pool with Underwater Music at The Beverly Hills Hotel

Pool with Underwater Music at The Beverly Hills Hotel

Located on Sunset Boulevard, The Beverly Hills Hotel is a luxury getaway set on 12 acres of gardens in Los Angeles. The hotel, also known as "The Pink Palace," has a famous outdoor pool with underwater music and 21 private cabanas. The Olympic-size pool is a magnet for Hollywood stars and movie producers. Katharine Hepburn apparently once jumped in the pool with all of her clothes still on. La Prairie Spa offers massages, facials and other restorative treatments. The luxurious city spa has six treatment rooms including two couples suites and private cabanas. It's not unusual to spot someone famous at the Polo Lounge for breakfast, lunch or dinner, so if you are hoping to bump into a celebrity on your vacation to LA, head to this famous restaurant. There are 204 guest rooms and suites, as well as 21 uniquely designed bungalows. Custom designed furnishings include English-style sofas, tufted stools and canopied beds.

The newly designed Suite 100 celebrates 100 years glamour with its Marilyn Monroe-inspired decor. Fans of the Golden Age can check into Suite 100 for $3,795 per night and enjoy a variety of unique amenities, including a display case showcasing original artifacts from the Marilyn Monroe estate, and Original contact sheets from her starring role in Some Like It Hot. Guests will be able to order from Marilyn's Menu, inspired by an interview that appeared in the 1952 issue of Pageant Magazine. The suite has an spacious outdoor terrace perfect for relaxing with a drink. For an additional $1,914, The Norma Jean Experience gives you the following luxuries while staying in Suite 100: Roundtrip airport transfers in a vintage car, a bottle of Dom Perignon, Bottle of Chanel No. 5, Two spa treatments, Marilyn's Menu for Two, cocktails, Breakfast for two one morning, and 2 books. If the suite is already booked, the hotel offers a variety of other great suites. Rooms start at $500 per night.

9641 Sunset, Boulevard, California 90210, website, Phone: 310-276-2251

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»Hotel Bel-Air

Hotel Bel-Air

Stay at Hotel Bel-Air in the Bel-Air Estates neighborhood of Los Angeles if you are looking for attentive service, luxurious accommodations and a quiet setting. The hotel provides an ideal starting point for exploring Beverly Hills, Century City, Rodeo Drive and Westwood. The signature oval-shaped swimming pool is surrounded by 12 acres of lush gardens. The pool is heated year-round and is perfect for relaxing in the sun while you are served complimentary fresh fruit and chilled mineral water. If you are short on time, plan a quick honeymoon to Bel-Air, enjoying a weekend of pampering and relaxation.

Guests receive personalized in-room spa treatments and yoga sessions to help them feel relaxed while traveling. The 91 guest rooms and luxury suites are decorated in a style reminiscent of French-Country interiors, featuring custom fabrics, unique furnishings and fine Italian linens. o two guest rooms are the same. Private entrances, fireplaces, french doors and tiled patios with outdoor spas create a luxurious ambiance perfect for a romantic getaway or a special celebration. Upon arrival, a complimentary afternoon tea service with a basket of cakes will help you get settled into your room.

The restaurant has recently been redecorated and serves Meditarranean-inspired dishes made with California products. Hand-blown Italian chandeliers, a floor-to-ceiling fireplace and original artwork create a sophisticated and romantic ambiance.

If you prefer to be seated outside, the heated terracotta floor and an overhead heating system at the Terrace ensure comfortable outdoor dining year-round. Room rates range from $385 to $550 per night; suites from $700 to $3,000. Check for weekend and spa deals.

701 Stone Canyon Road, Los Angeles, California 90077, website, Phone: 310-472-1211

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»Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills

Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills

Cool off in the stylish pool during the day and have a romantic dinner poolside at night at the Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills. We also wrote about the hotel in the article: 20 Best Weekend Getaways from San Diego.

9400 West Olympic Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California 90212, Phone: 844-328-2566

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»Montage Beverly Hills

Montage Beverly Hills

Montage Beverly Hills is a spa getaway for the senses. Spa Montage offers a holistic approach to wellness, where a team of specially trained practitioners works with every client individually to address their concerns. The spa features a co-ed relaxation area centered around a large mineral pool. There are 17 treatment rooms, including twelve massage and facial rooms as well as five wet treatment rooms. >The romantic hotel has 201 guest rooms, including 55 luxury suites decorated in a style that combines old-style Hollywood and modern decor. There is a beautiful rooftop pool, elegant dining and the 20,000-square-foot Spa Montage. Rooms start at $425 per night.

225 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, California 90210, website, Phone: 888-860-0788

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»The Peninsula Beverly Hills

The Peninsula Beverly Hills


This hotel lets you enjoy central location in the heart of Beverly Hills and relax in a fashionable cabana by the pool with views of the city. The cabanas feature flat screen TVs, private fax & phone lines, sunblock, lip balm, Evian misters, bottled water and fresh fruit. The Peninsula Spa offers a range of treatments, including Hydrotherapy Bath and Vichy Shower. If you prefer to stay outdoors, try the poolside manicure and pedicure on your weekend getaway. The hotel offers a complimentary chauffeured Rolls Royce service within a five mile radius, 24-hour check-in and check-out and 24-hour valet service. Pet owners can take advantage of the hotel's pet program.

The hotel has 196 guestrooms, including 36 suites and 16 private villas. Guests enjoy Italian marble bathrooms with oversized tubs and separate showers. Private Villas, separate from the main building, have fireplaces and hardwood floors. You can even request a monogrammed pillowcase at no additional charge. Dining options include The Belvedere, The Roof Garden and The Living Room. The Roof Garden is known for its healthy spa cuisine and al fresco dining. The Belvedere serves modern American cuisine. Traditional Afternoon Tea service is available at The Living Room. The property is located 20 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport. Rates start at $425 per night, including daily continental breakfast for two.

9882 South Santa Monica Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California 90212, Phone: 310-551-2888

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»Figueroa Hotel

Figueroa Hotel

If you are looking for unique escapes for couples and honeymooners, the Figueroa Hotel is located in the heart of downtown LA, one block from the Staples Center. Moroccan decor, the cabanas and the bar by the pool provide a welcome respite from the city. There are 285 guest rooms with a Moroccan-style theme and twin, king and double queen beds. There are also four exceptional Moroccan Suites: the Casablanca, Marrakech, Maroc, and the Medina, a great weekend getaway idea. The hotel has a cafe and several private dining rooms, popular with celebrity parties. Rates start at $98 per night.

939 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, California 90015, hone: 213-627-8971

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»Omni Los Angeles

Omni Los Angeles

The Omni Hotel Los Angeles at California Plaza is located near the Museum of Contemporary Art. If you plan to stay active while traveling, the hotel has a health club and an outdoor heated lap pool. There are 453 guest rooms and suites decorated in a blend of Asian and neoclassic overtones. The rooms overlook Bunker Hill or California Plaza watercourt. The 48 club rooms located on the 17th floor offer additional amenities such as continental breakfast, evening cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, a nice touch on a luxury vacation. The hotel offers 24-hour room service, casual dining at the Grand Cafe featuring innovative California cuisine, and elegant dining at Noe' Restaurant which offers progressive American cuisine. Room rates start at about $210 per night, depending on when you go.

251 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, California 90012, website, Phone: 213-617-3300

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»Loews Holywood Hotel

Loews Holywood Hotel

If you are traveling with kids, Loews Holywood Hotel is a family friendly hotel with a spa, 628 guest accommodations and an outdoor pool. Stay fit on vacation by working out at exhale fitness center where you can take daily fitness classes such as Core Fusion and yoga. Rooms tart at $250 per night.

1755 N Highland Ave, Hollywood, California 90028, website, Phone: 323-856-1200

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»W Hotel Los Angeles - Westwood

W Hotel Los Angeles - Westwood

W Los Angeles - Westwood is a 258 room all-suite hotel located in a residential neighborhood between Bel Air and Beverly Hills. The property offers the W Hotels trademark Whatever/Whenever concierge, a gym, and a luxurious day spa. The property has "waterfall steps" in the lobby which make you feel like you are walking on water. The entrance has glass steps with a waterfall which make you feel like you are walking on water. The 7,000 square foot Bliss Spa has luxurious treatment rooms, manicure stations with tv and a shop where you can buy all your favorite Bliss products.

The heated outdoor swimming pool is surrounded by landscaped gardens and a 4,000 square foot sundeck. Indulge in a relaxing massage in one of the poolside cabanas. A second pool is surrounded by seasonal flowers and paths. If you are planning to work out, the 24-hour health club offers a selection of free weights, machine weights, and cardiovascular equipment. There is a full-service business center and 5,000 square feet of meeting space. The property has 258 suites with Bungalow-style windows, wooden shutters, and custom-designed dark wood furniture. Fifteen percent of the rooms are designated "W Home Offices" and offer special amenities to business travelers. All suites have high-speed internet access, two dual-line telephones, and an oversized desk. Amenities include custom AVEDA bath products, bathrobes, W 'goodie box', a coffee maker, and daily newspaper delivered to your door. NineThirty restaurant serves California cuisine with with farm-fresh ingredients and seasonal specialties. The Backyard serves causal fare in a relaxed setting. Whiskey Blu is a popular hotspot where you can retreat into one of the private VIP areas. Doubles from $319 per night.

930 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90024, website, Phone: 310-208-8765

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»Sheraton Universal in Universal City

Sheraton Universal in Universal City

Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City. The hotel has a heated outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool, and 451 renovated guest rooms with views of Universal Studios and the Hollywood hills. Sheraton Club guests have access to the lounge with free breakfast and hors d'oeuvres. The hotel features stylish, modern decor, with rich fabrics and artwork. Book a luxury suite view a view. Room rates start at $189 per night.

333 Universal Hollywood Drive, Universal City, California 91608, website, Phone: 818-980-1212

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»Millennium Biltmore

Millennium Biltmore

Millennium Biltmore is located at the corner of Fifth and Grand. The hotel has an indoor pool, a health spa and is located near the city's theaters, shopping and restaurants. The Staples Center Arena is five minutes from the hotel, while the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and the Walt Disney Concert Hall are a half a mile away. There are 683 guest rooms including 27 suites and 28 executive suites. The hotel features 70,000 square feet of banquet space, exclusive club floors, non-smoking floors, a beauty salon and a spa. Sai Sai is an authenitic Japanese restaurant serving sushi, tempura and kaiseki dishes. Smeraldi's Restaurant is a full service restaurant with a casual atmosphere. Guests can enjoy a light lunch or cocktails at Rendevous Court. The Gallery Bar and Cognac Room serves fine wine and liquers. There is a state-of-the-art video system at the Grand Avenue Sports Bar. Rates start at $140 per night.

506 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90071, website, Phone: 213-624-1011

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