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The best West Hollywood hotels for your ultimate California dream trip

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As the Northern Hemisphere summer kicks up a gear, the allure of a trip to Los Angeles has never been stronger.

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Add in the winter chills and dreary downpour faced by many Aussies this season, there has never been a better time to hop on a plane – especially to embark on a hot girl summer in LA. 

For many, the drawcard of the California city is the glitz of Hollywood, the star-studded clubs, restaurants and hotspots and that iconic sign.

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West Hollywood is ideal to use as a base as you explore the sights, whether it’s your first time hitting up Tinseltown and ticking off your tourist hit list or you’re just keen to nail your next enviable Instagram snap with the extremely social media-worthy backdrops the city has to offer.

While you’re in town it would be remiss of you to not to relax in some of the best hotels the area and we’ve curated the ultimate list for your California dream trip.

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Andaz West Hollywood
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Andaz, West Hollywood

Hollywood has always been the playground of some of the world’s most famous and colourful characters including many a rockstar.

Replete with rock ‘n’ roll history – Little Richard lived in room 319 for decades – the Andaz was nicknamed the Riot House thanks to the antics of the rock stars and musicians who stayed here in the 70s.

Think wild parties, The Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards throwing a TV out of his window and Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham riding a motorcycle down the hallways.

These days, the hotel is much more modern and peaceful than its Almost Famous-style past (a blissful night of beauty sleep awaits!). Its spacious rooms overlook either the Sunset Boulevard or the Hollywood Hills, making it the perfect spot for your home base during a holiday to LA.

The Andaz has also recently renovated its rooftop pool, so if you’re looking to cool down and sip cocktails with some of the best views of the Hills, this is the place to be.

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The Mondorian West Hollywood
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Mondrian Los Angeles

If “Instagram-worthy” is high on the agenda when it comes to picking your hotels, the Mondrian has this box completely ticked.

Another hotel located on the Sunset Strip – directly across the road from the Andaz, in fact – the Mondrian contains some of the most aesthetically pleasing facilities to act as the backdrop to your perfectly curated West Hollywood photo dumps.

The sizable rooms boast a luxe vibe with futuristic decor but the real pièce de résistance of the venue is its famous Sky Bar. This watering hole features some of the most stunnning views of any bar in the area. And those window seats? They’re just begging you to strike a pose with a cocktail in hand for the ‘gram.

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1 hotel West Hollywood
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1 Hotel, West Hollywood

Who said sustainability can’t be stylish? 1 Hotel is a trailblazer when it comes to tourism that limits its impact on the environment. And with climate change concerns and our environmental footprint becoming an increasingly important issue, they’re making it easier than ever to make a more positive choice while on a trip away.

Without skimping on the high-end touches, 1 Hotel makes nature the hero in its design and ethos, incorporating reclaimed wood into its rooms and common areas as well as serving sustainable farm-to-table local cuisine in its restaurant.

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The London West Hollywood
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The London, West Hollywood

Indulge your ultimate glam side with a stay at The London where the luxury is next level.

The suites are huge, ooze class and style and feature all the amenties you’d hope for when it comes to a relaxing stay, including oversized bathrooms with walk-in showers and deep soaking bathtubs as well as a complimentary breakfast menu.

Plus, are you really in Los Angeles if there isn’t an exclusive rooftop pool in sight? Don’t sweat, The London has got this covered too!

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