The Los Angeles Athletic Club not only offers an exclusive 80,000-sqaure-foot fitness center, but it also offers an elegant dining area with a 1,000 bottle wine cellar, and a collection of themed rooms such as, Yacht Club, Country Club, and Beach Club to suit any preference.
The Los Angeles Athletic Club was the first private club in the city in 1880, and now, while it’s no longer the only private fitness club, it holds the title as one of tinsel town’s most renowned. Now, anyone who has made a name for themselves in Los Angeles is probably a member of the Los Angeles Athletic Club. Along with that level of status comes high expectations, and the club has which has lasted 129 years has had to invest some pretty significant funds to ensure its reputation remains what it is.
The Los Angeles Athletic Club includes an 80,000-square-foot fitness center, where an expansive fitness menu is offered in addition to an indoor Olympic-sized pool, courts sports, yoga, squash, a spa, and personal training, among other things. Once members are finished with their deluxe workout, they can head to the Trophy Room to enjoy the chef’s tasting dinner while being surrounded “by the glow of a 1,000 bottle wine cellar and mounted golden chalices.” For members who have one (or a few) too many bottles in their own private collection, the club even allows them to store bottles in the Trophy Room as well.
If fitness and dining isn’t all you’re looking for during your evening routine, the Los Angeles Athletic Club also features 72 remodeled rooms, each with “custom furnishings, luxurious bedding, roman shades, and flat screen televisions.” If you want to engage in a little role playing while you’re there, nine of the 72 rooms are themed one-bedroom suites designed with concepts such as Yacht Club, Country Club, Polo Club, Racquet Club, Beach Club, Social Club, and Trojan Club.
Introductory nightly rates are $149 which includes a complimentary breakfast buffet for two in The Grill Room (which, of course, you can easily work off back at the fitness center), as well as Wi-Fi in your room.
Via: Hotel Chatter