What’s Haute Los Angeles :: Awards Season

The Best of Awards Season

Best Hotel

Sunset Tower
8358 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
At the Sunset Tower Hotel, luxury is in the details. The 15-story landmark building and its pristine grounds feature luxurious Egyptian bedding, a state-of-the-art fitness center and pet catering services to even meet the needs of your pooch. This year, Sunset Tower Hotel plays host to two of the most exclusive events during awards season, the Creative Artists Agency Golden Globes fête Jan. 15 and the starstudded Vanity Fair Oscar party Feb. 26.

The Peninsula
9882 S. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212
The Peninsula Hotel is where Hollywood A-listers find much-needed solace from the frenetic pace of awards season. The exclusive hotel provides an intimate environment through residential-inspired accommodations. Celebrities come to The Peninsula because of the hotel’s unparalleled luxuries and supreme level of discretion. For even more privacy, the hotel features 16 detached garden villa suites with private entrances.

Best Restaurant

9200 W. Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069
The contemporary American steakhouse capitalizes on serving the best surf and turf in the city in a high-energy setting. The trendy dining destination is ideal for peoplewatching, and attracts new school patrons who are social, stylish and have a flare for great food. The restaurant’s impressive selection of prime meats includes the muchlauded 40-day dry-aged New York strip.

The Tower Bar and Restaurant
8358 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Inspired by early Hollywood glamour, The Tower Bar and Restaurant’s 80-seat dining room features gold and walnut paneled walls, complimented by dim lighting and a cozy fireplace. Aside from the expertly crafted food and cocktail menus, highprofile patrons frequent The Tower Bar and Restaurant because of its strictlyenforced “No cell phone, no photographs” policy.