Quirky hotels in LA that you’ll fall in love with…

From super plush hotels worthy of presidents, to laid back hostels on some of the worlds busiest streets, LA has something to offer everyone. Here is our definitive list of our top 5 quirky, and cool hotels to suit all ages.

Remember! This is just a handful of selected hotels out of thousands we can book. We have a full range of services all at your fingertips, so let’s get talking!

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Standard Hollywood


What: This West Hollywood Hotel has become an institution. Expect the unexpected when staying here; from their secret nightclub to the cactus lounge or their blue AstroTurf poolside, this hotel has something for everyone!

Where: 8300 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Top tip: Don’t miss ‘The Box’,  this art installation features models lounging in a glass enclosure directly behind reception. Artists take over residences of ‘The Box’ and it’s even been featured in an episode of Sex and the City!



Hotel Figuerola


What: Part of the Downtown resurgence, Hotel Figuerola has just completed a massive multi-million dollar refurbishment project. The hotel plays tribute to it’s history, with a strong focus on Women’s art (it was home to America’s first female hotel manger after all), Spanish colonial themed décor and it’s original coffin shaped pool. Close to LA Live, the Convention Centre and the Staples Center, it’s the perfect oasis in the centre of Downtown.

Where: 939 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Top Tip: Not everything is what it seems at this hotel…look out for hidden doors



Nomad Hotel


What: This former Bank of Italy building recently opened following a huge restoration project. With 360o views from it’s rooftop pool, it’s the perfect place to grab a drink and admire Downtown LA. Each room features a unique selection of curated artwork.

Where: 649 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Top tip: Don’t forget to check out the restrooms, located in the banks former vault (you can still see some of the safety deposit boxes).



Petit Ermitage


What: Escape the city and stay at the Petit Ermitage, a bohemian dream in West Hollywood. With an eclectic collection of artefacts and art work, you’ll feel like you have entered Wonderland. The rooftop pool and restaurant boast enviable views of Hollywood, and feature a butterfly and hummingbird sanctuary.

Where: 8822 Cynthia St, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Top tip: Ask about the hotels entertainment schedule (which includes rooftop yoga and movie screenings!)



Ace Hotel Downtown


What: Located in the historic United Artists Building, the Ace LA is within walking distance of the cultural centre of LA, with the Walt Disney Hall, The Broad and foodie heaven Grand Central Market all within walking distance.

Where: 929 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Top tip: Check the events schedule for the hotels 1,600 seat theatre. It’s used for screenings, concerts and events, it’s original designers were inspired by the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.


Staying in LA for bleisure?




the activity of combining business travel with leisure time


Here’s a list of our top 3 things to do in your free time:


1. LA has opened it’s first Axe throwing bar, so sharpen your Axe and head to North Hollywood to practise your aim!

2. Check out the comedy scene. Many big names hone their jokes on the LA comedy circuit, fancy seeing your favourite acts in a small, intimate venue? In LA you can!

3. LA has a whole host of unusual bars, and none live up to that description more than the Houston Brothers ‘No Vacancy’ in Hollywood. Now we don’t want to spoil the surprise, but suffice to say expect the unexpected.