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Check out even more fab stays, down­load the LUXE Los An­ge­les app. The Penin­sula Sophisty Chalet 9882 S Santa Mon­ica Blvd / Bev­erly Hills / 310 551 2888 / bev­er­ly­hills. penin­

Im­pec­ca­ble white-gloved ser­vice sets the Pen apart, with gar­den party tropi-chic decor, tran­quil spa, power diner

Belvedere, free­stand­ing vil­las for ultimate pri­vacy, and a pi­o­neer­ing 24-hr check-in and check-out pol­icy. Chateau Mar­mont Tin­sel­town Leg­end 8221 W Sun­set Blvd / Hol­ly­wood / 323 656 1010 / chateau­mar­

The staff have seen it all be­fore at this in­fa­mous fan­tasy cas­tle hide­away amid the Sun­set mad­ness. Spend the ex­tra for a retro-mod­ern cot­tage, lunch on the star-struck ter­race, and sip in the lounge or at Bar Mar­mont. Pal­i­house & Pal­i­ho­tel LA Pied-à-Ter­res 8465 Hol­loway Dr / WeHo / 323 656 4100 / also at 1001 3rd St / Santa Mon­ica / 310 394 1279 / pal­i­

Fash­ion­able gal­li­van­ters take res­i­dence in these roomy, con­tempo-eclec­tic ware­house-y apartho­tels with kitchen. Lim­ited ser­vice and fa­cil­i­ties, but Court­yard Brasserie wine n’ diner is a shiner. Or, try boutique sis Pal­i­ho­tel / 7950 Mel­rose Ave / pali-ho­ / with top shop­ping posi. Ace Down­town Ur­ban Oa­sis

929 S Broad­way / Down­town / 213 623 3233 / ace­ho­

Span­ish Gothic meets Port­land hip­ster in con­crete n’ mar­ble. Book a funky loft bower, strum your Martin gui­tar, take bites at L.A. Chap­ter, tip­ples at Up­stairs or pool­side, and peek into the hal­lowed, his­toric theatre. Sun­set Tower Ho­tel Deco Doll 8358 W Sun­set Blvd / WeHo / 323 654 7100 / sun­set­tow­er­ho­

‘Where ev­ery scan­dal that ever hap­pened, hap­pened’, or so it goes. She’s a tad mel­lower these days, with com­pact, Art Deco meets New Hol­ly­wood rooms, spiffy dips n’ pa­tio,

Tower Bar and the gor­geous Cure Spa + Sa­lon. Pe­tit Er­mitage Am­bi­ent Trys­ter 8822 Cyn­thia St / WeHo / 310 854 1114 / pe­titer­

Diminu­tive by name, but this in­ti­mate, bohemian bower de­liv­ers big on charisma, with hum­ming soirées privées, rooftop pool, fire­places, yoga and buzzy But­ter­fly Bar. The Line Nabe Haven 3515 Wil­shire Blvd / Kore­atown / 213 381 7411 / the­line­ho­

Rough-luxe, in­dus­trial but comfy chambers rep­pin’ floorto-ceil­ing win­dows over K-Town and the Hol­ly­wood Hills, Roy Choi-helmed Pot, and holis­tic, veg-cen­tric green­house

Com­mis­sary + bitty poold­eck and con­cept shop Poketo.

The Rose Bed & Beach 15 Rose Ave / Venice / 310 450 3474 / therose­hotel­

Once a den of de­bauch­ery for Den­nis Hopper and Jim Mor­ri­son, now a peace­ful, nau­ti­cal paean to Cal­i­for­nia surfer charm. Hello sun-dap­pled suites, Mal­ibu views, Moon Juice and Stump­town Cof­fee, plus res masseuse.

Avalon Ho­tel Bev­erly Hills Old-Skool Stay 9400 W Olympic Blvd / Bev­erly Hills / 310 277 5221 / aval­on­bev­er­ly­

Eames, Noguchis and other Mid-Cen­tury mod trib­utes in­side, hour­glass pool and pas­tel can­teen Vi­viane out, and nos­tal­gic mo­tor inn vibes ev­ery­where. Just chillax.

Shut­ters on the Beach Coastal Get­away 1 Pico Blvd / Santa Mon­ica / 310 458 0030 / shut­ter­son­the­

Smack-bang ocean­front situ, clas­sic beach style, spa tubs and mini bal­conies open­ing onto the sands. Pa­tio’d seafood stal­wart Coast, di­vine One the Spa + Pa­cific panora­mas.

Lon­don West Hol­ly­wood Laid­back Lux­ury 1020 N San Vi­cente Blvd / WeHo / 866 282 4560 / th­elon­don­west­holly

Low-key el­e­gance runs through this open plan, bleached oak, green and greige all-suiter with swish white mar­ble bath­rooms, Box­wood sa­lon and sceney rooftop lap­per.

Hol­ly­wood Roo­sevelt Ho­tel Soirée Cen­tral 7000 Hol­ly­wood Blvd / Hol­ly­wood / 323 856 1970 / the­hol­ly­woodroose

Model n’ sleb-sling­ing party an­i­mal with big post-surgery ego, but limp ser­vice. Hock­ney pool, Trop­i­cana bar, cock­tail par­lour Spare Room, plus 25 De­grees for more meat.

SIXTY Bev­erly Hills 70s Kit­ten 9360 Wil­shire Blvd / Bev­erly Hills / 800 441 0505 / six­ty­ho­

Grown-up stylis­tas flock to this sexy, clubby brunette belle, a vi­sion of mir­rors, chrome and dark leather. Add Steven Klein pics, roof pool and Caulfield’s steak­house.

SLS Sur­real Trip 465 S La Cienega Blvd / Bev­erly Hills / 310 247 0400 / slsho­

It’s glitz at Starck’s OTT, mon­key-themed, de­sign-led prance pad. Dark digs, flash peeps n’ tapas won­der­land Bazaar. Viceroy Beach­front Beauty 1819 Ocean Ave / Santa Mon­ica / 310 260 7500 / viceroysan­ta­mon­

Kelly Wearstler’s Hol­ly­wood Re­gency siren sees plenty of bikini ac­tion. Siz­zly bar scene, and Cast pops with flavour.

Villa Delle Stelle Home From Home 6087 Harold Way / Hol­ly­wood / 323 876 8100 / vil­

Adorable, fab-value themed apts and du­plex bun­ga­lows with kitchen, din­ing and liv­ing ar­eas, but lim­ited ser­vices.

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