A Sampling of Hotels in Los Angeles

A Sampling of Hotels in Los Angeles

Swimming in the clouds…it’s the kind of stuff dreams are made of, but in Los Angeles, where the weather is warm and the skies are blue more often than not, it’s a reality. Rooftop pools are popping up everywhere, and the breathtaking heights that are unavoidable with the dynamism of high rise hotels are the perfect ecosystem for a swim by the heavens during the blaze of the day or under the starry radiance of an L.A. evening while enjoying the tremor that puts the “ohhhhhh!” in hotel!

At The London West Hollywood, an exclusive rooftop pool deck invitingly calls one to enjoy unequaled panoramic views of the L.A. skylines and Hollywood Hills. Inspired by the traditions of English gardens, this luscious retreat is tucked away from the city’s hullaballoo, however is only a breath away from the excitement of the city. Soak up Southern California’s ideal weather from the comfort of a plush lounge chair and enjoy the peaceful air in a beautiful secret garden.

The Rooftop Bar at The Standard, Downtown LA, offers an unmatched visual feast of glittering skyscrapers and views of Downtown Los Angeles. The Roof encompasses a heated swimming pool, red Astroturf deck, bar, outdoor fireplace, dance floor, vibrating waterbed pods and a grassy knoll with sculptured topiary. The dynamism of nightly DJs, mouth watering food and special events have established the Rooftop Bar as one of the most enjoyable nightlife destinations in Los Angeles.

With unrivalled views spanning across Beverly Hills, the exclusive SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills offers the magnificent altitude pool deck which sits handsomely on the sixth floor, offering an ecosystem of seductive glamour and comfort where seven private cabanas hug a reflecting pool that dazzles the senses.

At the historic Hilton Checkers, twelve stories of hotel luxuries and unique service offer a perfect ecosystem for relaxation and romance that dates back to the 1920’s. Perfectly renovated, the spectacular rooftop pool, whirlpool and sundeck are superbly complemented by a breathtaking view of Downtown Los Angeles. Used for a multitude of special events due to its alluring decadence, the rooftop pool may be closed for filming or reserved for private events and one is promoted to contact the Front Desk for pool closure dates and times.

Sweeping views of the city serve as a backdrop for the relaxed and tranquil ecosystem that surrounds the 15 story rooftop pool area of the Sunset Tower Hotel designed by architect Leland Bryant in 1929. With its glamorous outdoor setting and breathtaking skyline, this decadent ecosystem provides guests with an opportunity to leave no desire unmet.

No matter what the season, Thompson Beverly Hills is the epitome of chic. Cabanas and pint-sized palms frame the crystal-encrusted pool that has seen many a starlet in its depths. Exclusive and seductive, this jet setting ecosystem overlooks the diamond lights of the city making it a perfect place to be swept off your feet as you dance the night away in front of a blazing fireplace under the starry sky.

The Hard Rock San Diego Hotel offers the experience of moderately priced sensibility in a heady nightclub-themed ecosystem where Rolling Stones and Beatles anthems can be heard throughout. On top of the fourth floor roof is Float, a rooftop pool lounge that is beautifully landscaped providing guests with a relaxing air with abundant people watching opportunities. Sundays serve as “Intervention” day, a spin on Las Vergas’s infamous “Rehab Pool Party.” This weekly event attracts more than 1,000 people, who come to listen to live music and DJs, sip at mega- margaritas, and indulge on mouthwatering Baja-style fish tacos.

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