Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Los Angeles

Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles
Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles is a beacon to the local and international creative set, thanks to its homey-cum-industrial style and trendy public spaces.
Beverley Hills Hotel
Steeped in legend and sophisticated glamour the celebrity dripping Beverley Hills Hotel & Bungalows is one of LA's most decadent...
Beverly Wilshire Hotel
A Rodeo drive classic with all the bling, all the celebrities and prices to match.
Casa del Mar
Casa del Mar offers unbridled luxury overlooking the gentle roar of the ocean for old and new school glitterati...
Chamberlain West Hollywood
This sleek, recently converted boutique hotel prizes that oasis vibe above all else, as it strives to pamper guests with brand-name bath products, private balconies, in-room fireplaces, and an eponymous bistro serving new Californian cuisine. 
Chateau Marmont
The Chateu Marmont provides more than just accommodation in LA for its famous guests...
Designer Condoms at the Thompson Hotels
Thompson Hotels in Los Angeles and New York are supporting health care provider Planned Parenthood with sales of designer condoms by Charlotte Ronson.
Farmer’s Daughter Hotel
Slightly off the wall, definitely not banal, this West Hollywood boutique intrigues and titivates...
Four Seasons Hotel
In one of the best areas to stay in Los Angeles, the Four Seasons Beverly Hills boasts the timeless style and luxury many have come to expect from the group
Guest Blogger Ana Silva in California
Blogger Ana Silva explores Los Angeles and Palm Desert. Here she shares her experiences and recommendations.
Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
The grand Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel has refashioned its image as hip, hot and haute: it offers an unequaled mix of classic charms and contemporary chic, and echoes with the voices of Old Hollywood.
Hotel Angeleno
Modern luxury with an emphasis on the bedding makes an impact in tony Brentwood...
Hotel Bel-Air
Swan-filled lakes in a serene Spanish colonial setting epitomises the grandeur of LA's grande dame...
Hotel Bel-Air’s New Look Refurb
The new look Hotel Bel-Air is a mixture of laid-back Californian cool mixed with a contemporary take on old world glamour that attracts under-the-radar glitterati
Hotel Covell
Hotel Covell is a scene-tastic micro-hotel from the minds that brought LA the ultra-trendy Bar Covell, offering five intensely design-conscious rooms.
Hotel Erwin
Ideal accommodation in LA for those who prefer to stay within minutes of the sea, Hotel Erwin also allows guests to enjoy the scenery after a day on the sand from a lofty perch on its rooftop garden.
L’Ermitage Beverly Hills
Just low profile enough to attract the real heavy hitters, Raffles combines new-school design with old-school opulence...
London West Hollywood
Subtle British glamour showing the Americans how style is really done...
Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel
Quite possibly the best place to stay in LA for those looking to indulge in luxurious quiet, the bi-level hotel’s lobby is set apart from guest areas, which are located on a separate, uphill level. 
Maison 140
Dramatic design flair with a sumptuous union of Far Eastern and French influences...
Malibu Beach Inn
Eco-surf-chic hotel is the embodiment of California cool in one of the most laid back areas to stay in Los Angeles...
Mr C Beverly Hills
Mr C Beverly Hills comes from the four-generation Cipriani family business effortlessly mixing old world Hollywood glamour with a modern, chic exterior.
Nobu Ryokan Malibu
A sumptuous hotel on the Pacific Coast Highway, Nobu Ryokan Malibu blends Californian style and Japanese hospitality to great effect.
Oceana Santa Monica
This is a heavenly Santa Monica spot featuring beachside views, great seafood, and a boutique surf-chic vibe. Definitely one of the more laid back areas to stay
Palihouse Holloway
Combining luxury long-stay residences and boutique hotel suites, Palihouse Holloway brings chic styling and top amenities to its upscale properties.
Petit Ermitage
Achingly hip and artisan spot in West Hollywood that’ll bring out the bohemian in any traveler.  
Renewed Opulence for The Beverly Wilshire
The newly refurbished Penthouse and Presidential Suite at Los Angeles' Beverly Wilshire Hotel offers the ultimate in no expense spared luxury.
Shutters on the Beach
Shutters on the Beach is a serene waterfront property with whitewashed New England charm on the ocean front in Santa Monica
Sunset Marquis Hotel
The original rock god hotel - its modern, edgy elegance blends with the tranquility of its lush tropical grounds. Head to the Whisky Bar for rockstar sightings and slick tunes.
The Ambrose
Santa Monica’s only sustainable boutique hotel provides luxurious accommodation in LA without denting your eco-conscience or your pocket – it’s well placed at the heart of the thriving neighbourhood, a hop away from Wilshire’s
The Avalon Hotel
A gorgeous old-timer in one of the quintessential areas to stay in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills.
The Charlie
A slice of the English cottage life makes The Charlie one of the more quaint places to stay in Los Angeles, with amenities bursting out of its stained-glass panes.
The Huntley Hotel
Stylishly adorned with modern designed pieces, this Santa Monica beach-front hotel is for the those who want a cut above...
The LINE Hotel
A sleek hotel that knows how to use colour, The LINE Hotel in Koreatown has restaurants from chef Roy Choi, an open-air pool, and industrial-chic rooms.
The Millennium Biltmore Hotel
Grand, sophisticated and elegant, this downtown hotel is a bastion of timeless, Old Hollywood opulence.
The Mondrian
Schrager's 90's hotspot is a valley girl magnet, searching for long-gone Hollywood icons...
The Mosaic Hotel
Just along from Rodeo Drive this is the epicentre of shopping, pampering and flirtatiously eyeing-up media moguls over a saketini.
The Native Hotel
Found on the Pacific Coast Highway, The Native Hotel is a simple but stylish 13-bedroom hotel in Malibu, found not far from the ocean.
The Peninsula Beverly Hills
The ultimate hideaway for the high-powered and the high-profile...
The Shade Hotel
Beachside boutique hotel known for its laid-back surf chic.

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