Home to envious beaches, year-round sunshine and the world’s premier luxury shopping district, Los Angeles is often equated with the high life. To further make the case, we’ve looked at the city’s abundance of luxury hotels that relish in L.A.’s inherent luxury and then some. For an even closer look, we’ve rounded up the city’s most expensive hotel rooms. And be sure to make it to bottom to see which hotel takes the top spot.
939 S Figueroa St 90015/ Website
Price Tag: $1,000+
Emanating a sensual ambiance, the Casablanca Suite stands out with its low seating, platform bed with leather accents, open floor plan and alternative lighting design. It further radiates an enigmatic energy through its secret door, which leads to a private dining and cocktail area, Bar Alta, that can be reserved separately for your very own personal, chic speakeasy.
22752 E Pacific Coast Hwy 90265/ Website
Price Tag: $2,000+
Did you know your Nobu Malibu connect could be just staying at their adjacent hotel? In addition to priority seating at the iconic Japanese restaurant, a stay at Nobu Ryokan Malibu includes access to one of the most exclusive beach destinations, Carbon Beach, and private transportation to nearby hiking trails. The adult-centric, oceanfront property boasts 16 unique suites that feature handcrafted teak soaking tubs, luxurious amenities and outdoor patios and that embody the traditional Japanese Ryokan through its dramatic design, custom artwork and minimalist aesthetic.
8801 Washington Blvd 90232/ Website
Price Tag: $2,352+
Views are everything, and The Shay in Culver City knows that. Guests lucky enough to stay in the Presidential Scene Suite not only get 1,100 sprawling square feet of living space, but they get an additional 800-square-feet outside on the terrace from which you can take in panoramic views of Los Angeles from the Hollywood Hills to downtown. What’s more, the suite is full of luxury amenities, such as a private bar, an expansive king bed, curated artwork and a dining table that converts to a poker table. Also, next-level moments of relaxation are ensured by the bathroom, which features dual vanity sinks, a freestanding white stone tub and milk + honey products. And for when you’re feeling social, the rooftop pool deck and Canopy Club restaurant and bar are just steps away.
930 Hilgard Ave 90024/ Website
Price Tag: $6,500+
It’s all in the name with this one. Distinguished by a sleek, contemporary design, the EWOW Suite is vacation meets the entertainment industry at its finest. Across 1,350-square-feet, guests can enjoy the suite’s signature W king mattress; wet bar; a bathroom spacious enough for an in-room spa treatment and a gold-cushioned screening room fit with snacks and state-of-the-art technology.
900 W Olympic Blvd 90015/ Website
Price Tag: $8,050
Right in the heart of L.A. Live, The Ritz-Carlton allows guests to tap into the energized city buzz only found downtown. But the prestige hotel knows a retreat at a moment’s notice is essential and offers an urban oasis escape through their rooms, and perhaps none better than The Ritz-Carlton Suite. Tucked into a building that both effuses a modern vibrance and pays homage to the city’s Art Deco history, the suite is a masterclass in contemporary elegance. It is paired with a formal dining area fit for up to 10 guests and features an Italian marble luxury bathroom with a large soaking tub and rainfall shower; an entertainment area with a wet bar; dress room and a spacious executive study.
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1819 Ocean Ave 90401/ Website
Price Tag: $10,000
Next to the sparkling Pacific Ocean, staying in Santa Monica is inherently a luxury. Even still, you can take it to the next level by staying in the Viceroy; it’s just steps from the beach. Priced at $2,250 per night, guests take in ocean views from the Monarch Suite while enjoying a perfectly detailed room: marble entry, coffered ceiling, spacious living room, bathroom with a whirlpool and steam shower. However, you can even further upgrade this tranquil penthouse stay with the Life Extraordinary package. In addition to the greatness of the Monarch Suite, the two-night stay includes a cruise around the city in a Lamborghini to a personal Malibu wine tour for two and a Tantra Journey couple’s treatment at Tikkun Spa; a private poolside cabana and Beach Butler service on the shores of Santa Monica for a picnic and photography session.
100 S Grand Ave 90012/ Website
Price Tag: $10,000
As part of The Grand LA, downtown’s newest gem houses the magnificent Grand Avenue View Presidential Suite. Encompassing the genius of architect Frank Gehry and interior design firm Tara Bernerd & Partners, the suite makes guests feel like they themselves are Angelenos in their very own L.A. penthouse apartment. Atop the 24th floor, it offers astounding downtown views via floor-to-ceiling windows and a private furnished terrace. Guests can also expect to enjoy an open floor plan with separate dining and living rooms and a main bedroom complete with a king bed, five-piece bathroom, walk-in wardrobe, built-in vanity table and a three-way dressing mirror.
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300 Doheny Dr 90048/ Website
Price Tag: $14,065+
There’s a reason Beverly Hills is synonymous with luxury, and a prime example is the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills’ Presidential Suite West. In the building tucked into the corner of Doheny Drive and Burton Way, this top-of-the-line suite is a chic, modern residential space fit with spacious living and dining rooms, six step-out balconies, a separate sleeping area and a state-of-the-art home theater system. And because sunshine is among Los Angeles’ best guarantees, guests will relish in bright light that floods the suite, backed by views of Beverly Hills and the Bel Air hills.
9850 Wilshire Blvd 90210/ Website
Price Tag: $25,000+
In the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills’ most coveted room, guests feel like they're living in the clouds. The sky-high oasis spreads across a 3,215-square-foot luxury suite and 1,459-square-foot terrace with unobstructed panoramic views. Featuring Saint Laurent marble throughout the space, the penthouse includes floor-to-ceiling windows, a California king bed, a personal home theater, a dining room and fully stocked kitchen, a bar, a secluded mini gym, a Crestron home system and a spa treatment sanctuary.
9500 Wilshire Blvd 90212/ Website
Price Tag: $25,000+
This level of decadence guarantees both opulence and uniqueness. Ideal for hosting private parties or mellow nights in, the Penthouse features a dining table for 10; an adjoining show kitchen; a media room and three full marble bathrooms and a powder room. It spans 5,000 square feet on the fourteenth floor of the Beverly Wing and includes three king beds and 270-degree views from the wraparound terrace. Step outside and you’ll witness the twinkling city from Rodeo Drive and beyond.
225 N Canon Dr 90210/ Website
Price Tag: $30,000
Los Angeles’ most high end room is actually a combination of multiple rooms. With a foundation of The Presidential Suite (which itself starts at $15,000 per night), the private residence expands with the addition of two guest rooms and a signature Hollywood Suite, which finishes in a stunning four-bedroom layout across 5,000 square feet. You’ll be guaranteed endless sights of the Hollywood Hills from the wraparound sun terrace and day-to-day splendor ensured by the playful design of renowned interior designer Bryan O’Sullivan. Other highlights include the private study, fireplace, baby grand piano, walk-in dressing room, complimentary return to the airport and complimentary champagne, fruit and flowers upon arrival.
Photography by: Courtesy of Hotel Figueroa; Nobu Ryokan Malibu; The Shay; W Los Angeles West Beverly Hills; The Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles; Viceroy Santa Monica; Conrad; Four Seasons; Beverly Wilshire