All images courtesy of The Godfrey Resort Hollywood
Hollywood is having a second. One among Los Angeles’ most iconic neighborhoods has seen a slew of recent boutique resort openings, and with the town’s sights set on the 2028 Summer time Olympics, extra are positive to observe. However, for now, if a shocking rooftop, pool deck and cocktail bar combo (at 12,000 sq. toes, it’s Hollywood’s largest) appeals – to not point out glam guestrooms and eco-friendly initiatives – then welcome to The Godfrey.
The primary California outpost from the Chicago-based hospitality model is situated one block under Sundown Boulevard, making it an incredible jumping-off level for exploring the town or reservations at new white-hot haunts like Mom Wolf and Desert 5 Spot, each strolling distance across the nook. Very like its sister properties in Chicago, Boston and Tampa, The Godfrey Hollywood is all subtle structure, modern restaurant ideas, and a high-touch visitor expertise (pet pups included) from check-in to check-out.
From the ‘I Love You’ sculpture to a seven-piece sculpture spelling out ‘Godfrey,’ the resort’s artwork assortment provides to the customized journey expertise – and make nice picture alternatives. Eco-friendly initiatives are championed right here, too, for sustainably-minded vacationers – there is a bike valet and bike parking for locals and electrical car charging stations for out-of-town company. As well as, resort operations get a inexperienced increase with rooftop photo voltaic panels and energy-efficient good thermostats.
Hollywood’s glittering previous and current will get a retro-chic aesthetic nod throughout the 220-room, seven-story property because of excessive contact luxe supplies (assume tufted velvet headboards and brass end fixtures) and a smoky inexperienced and blush pink coloration palette. With their retro-style black-and-white classic tilework and rain showers, bogs are fairly opulent affairs too. Hollywood rooms face the town’s well-known signal whereas a number of second-floor courtyard patio guestrooms function Juliette balconies that open to a personal area with lush foliage and lounge furnishings – someplace pretty to sit down in your gown with a morning espresso courtesy of the in-room Illy espresso machine.
The Eating places
Head to rooftop hangout I|O for postcard-perfect sunsets the place near-panoramic views sweep throughout Hollywood, Century Metropolis, and Downtown LA skylines. Take your decide from two bars: the 25-seat choice on the west aspect, which options cozy seating areas and match pits, is ideal for pre-dinner cocktails and appetizers (mild bites like poke bowls and sushi rolls grace the menu) or weekend nightcap earlier than final orders at 2 am. Downstairs, ALK is the resort’s chef-driven gastropub-meets-steakhouse idea (though there are plant-based and vegan choices too) is open for breakfast, lunch dinner and weekend brunch. A small collection of room service menus are additionally supplied all through the day till 10 pm.
What’s Taking place
Summer time programming features a new Taco Tuesday on the rootop and weekend pool social gathering with dwell music, meals, and drink specials, plus the resort’s ongoing and (uber-popular) comfortable hour, which runs Monday by means of Thursday from 4 to six pm. Themed brunches at ALK embody a Drag Brunch on Sundays. In a single day and staycation packages embody Hollywoof! (assume every part from comped bowls and canine chaise lounge beds, to luxurious goodies The Boxdog Field, amongst different pet perks) and the Keep, Breakfast and Valet, which incorporates breakfast for 2 at ALK.
Positioned at 1400 Cahuenga Boulevard, go to godfreyhotelhollywood.com for room charges, reservations or extra info.