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The Golden Globes, the Oscars, the Academy Awards — oh my! With awards season on the horizon, you can vacay like the stars with stays at some of Los Angeles’ most glamorous hotels.
The Hollywood Roosevelt, Hollywood
Opened in 1927, this Spanish Colonial Revival gem was developed by movie royalty Douglas Fairbanks and his wife, Mary Pickford, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer co-founder Louis B. Mayer and Sid Grauman of the famed Chinese Theatre nearby. Named in honor of former President Theodore Roosevelt, this was once home to the very icon of glamour, Marilyn Monroe. Her room, the Marilyn Suite, on the second floor, overlooks the Tropicana Pool, lined with David Hockney’s million-dollar swirls of paint and surrounded by 250 palm trees. Catch a cabaret or vintage movies in the intimate Cinegrill Theatre. Dine at The Barish, lauded LA chef-baker Nancy Silverton’s restaurant. Or order a burger at the classic diner and bar, 25 Degrees, where Murano glass chandeliers make this the most glamorous “burger joint” ever.
Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills
Opened in 2017, the Waldorf Astoria blends in seamlessly with the haute hotel establishment in this exclusive LA zip code. The grand…