Located two blocks from the UCLA campus in the heart of the entertainment industry, the 19-story Hotel Palomar Los Angeles - Westwood, a Kimpton Hotel, is a themed boutique hotel, designed to tell the story of art in motion pictures. Beverly Hills designer Cheryl Rowley has created an interior dycor that reflects the vibrancy of the film trade, while providing guests with a comfortable refuge from the business of the day.
Each evening in the lobby living room, a hosted evening wine hour encourages guests to relax and mingle. There is nothing quite like a glass of wine and good company to end a busy day or launch an evening of dining and entertainment. And to start the day right, complimentary coffee and tea are served in the lobby living room each morning.
Many of the hotel's 268 guestrooms and suites offer stunning views of the Los Angeles city skyline. All of the units come with complimentary in-room wireless high-speed Internet access and are completely non-smoking. Other standard amenities are a 42'' LCD flat-screen TV with cable access, an iHome docking station with alarm clock, and an honor bar stocked with gourmet and organic items, along with an iron and ironing board, hairdryer, plush animal print bathrobes, lighted make-up and full-length mirrors, and spa-inspired bath amenities. Additional complimentary services include a daily newspaper and overnight shoeshine.
Deluxe Rooms and Vista Deluxe Rooms measure 350 square feet and come with either two double beds or one king-sized bed The King Spa Suites and Vista King Spa Suites have 650 square feet of floor space and feature a king-sized bed plus oversized bathrooms with a Fuji soak tub. The singular Presidential Suite with its 750-square-foot parlor includes a separate living area and a deluxe bathroom. It can be configured as either a one- or two-bedroom suite.
The Hotel Palomar Los Angeles - Westwood takes pride in being environmentally responsible, featuring over forty eco-friendly practices as part of daily operations, more than any other hotel in the city. The hotel is also pet friendly, accepting any number of pets for no extra charge and without restrictions on size or weight.
Among the Hotel Palomar's many on-site facilities is a heated outdoor swimming pool, open daily from 7am to 10pm. There is also a state-of-the-art fitness center on the 6th floor, with elliptical machines, a treadmill, a stationary bike and free-weights. Personal training can be arranged upon request, and in-room spa services are available, too.
For business travelers, the Hotel Palomar Los Angeles - Westwood offers more than 5,000 square feet of meeting space. Its boardroom, ballroom and hospitality suites can host events for as few as four people to as many as 200 for a reception or 160 for a seated dinner. There is also a 24-hour business center on the 6th floor, which provides copy, fax and print services, whiteboards, flip charts and easels, full A/V support and wireless high-speed Internet access.
For dining, the on-site BLVD 16 restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails daily, plus a weekend buffet brunch. Steaks and seafood are its specialties, featuring seasonably fresh, locally grown organic produce. Room service is available, too, 24 hours a day.
The Hotel Palomar Los Angeles - Westwood is located at the intersection of Wilshire and Selby Avenue, just twelve miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The address is 10740 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90024. To get there from the airport, take West Century Way east for 1.8 miles, and then merge right onto I-405 North. Continue for 9.3 miles and exit onto Wilshire Boulevard. The hotel is 1.1 miles further on. Complimentary parking is provided for Hybrids; otherwise the parking fee is $30 per night, including tax.
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