New LA Hotels on the Rise

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As with entertainment and fashion, Los Angeles continues to be a trendsetter when it comes to new hotels. With about 50 hotels totaling more than 8,000 rooms either under construction or in late planning stages in areas such as Downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, and Santa Monica, Greater Los Angeles will offer a veritable Fall Collection of new lodging options for its visitors, including newer brands such as Dream and Freehand. While dates are subject to change, read on for a preview of highly anticipated L.A. hotels opening over the next few years.

As with entertainment and fashion, Los Angeles continues to be a trendsetter when it comes to new hotels. With about 50 hotels totaling more than 8,000 rooms either under construction or in late planning stages in areas such as Downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, and Santa Monica, Greater Los Angeles will offer a veritable Fall Collection of new lodging options for its visitors, including newer brands such as Dream and Freehand. While dates are subject to change, read on for a preview of highly anticipated L.A. hotels opening over the next few years.

 

October 2016: DREAM HOLLYWOOD

Dream Hollywood Hotel

The Dream Hotels boutique-luxury brand is scheduled to open on Hollywood’s “Cahuenga Corridor” this fall. Dream Hotel Group’s (formerly Hampshire Hotels Management) local outpost will have 179 rooms, an 11,000-square-foot rooftop lounge area and a Mid-Century-Modern decor designed by New York-based Rockwell .

 

October 2016: HAMPTON INN & SUITES SANTA MONICA

Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica

Hilton Worldwide’s Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica will have 143 rooms. The hotel will be near the intersection of Colorado Avenue and 5th Street, about four blocks east of the historic Santa Monica Pier.

 

December 2016: JAMES LOS ANGELES

James Los Angeles

Denihan Hospitality Group’s James luxury brand will make its West Coast debut later this year as part of CIM Group’s Sunset La Cienega mixed-use project in West Hollywood. The James Los Angeles will total 286 rooms and will include two restaurants, a rooftop bar and about 10,000 square feet of meeting space. The project will also have a 190-unit residential building and about 40,000 square feet of retail space.

 

DECEMBER 2016: NOBU RYOKAN MALIBU

Nobu Ryokan Malibu

Celebrity chef Nobu Matsuhisa is taking over the old Casa Malibu and repurposing it as a ryokan, or traditional Japanese inn. The beachfront property, which is owned by tech magnate Larry Ellison, will have 18 rooms when it opens at the end of the year.

 

March 2017: HOTEL INDIGO – METROPOLIS

IHG rendering of Hotel Indigo - Metropolis

China-based Greenland Group is developing Metropolis, a $1 billion mixed-use project located just east of the Harbor Freeway in Downtown L.A. Metropolis will include an 18-story, 350-room hotel under InterContinental Hotels Group’s Hotel Indigo brand.

 

June 2017: InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown

InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown

The InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown will be part of the tallest U.S. building west of the Mississippi River when the Wilshire Grand Center opens in 2017. The 900-room hotel will include a “sky lobby” on the 70th floor. The $1.1 billion project, which is being developed by Korean Air and Hanjin Group, will also include 400,000 square feet of offices and 45,000 square feet of retail space. When completed, Wilshire Grand Center will be about 80 feet taller than the U.S. Bank Tower.

 

JUNE 2017: Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

The Los Angeles area’s first hotel under Hilton Worldwide’s Waldorf Astoria luxury brand will open on the triangular corner next to the Beverly Hilton. The newly-built property, with Streamline Moderne design influences, will be 12 stories tall and will have 170 rooms.

 

March 2018: WEST HOLLYWOOD EDITION

Edition West Hollywood

The first U.S. West Coast property under Marriott International and Ian Schrager’s Edition lifestyle brand will open on the famed Sunset Strip in West Hollywood in 2018. Developed by the Witkoff Group and New Valley, the hotel will have 190 rooms and as many as 20 luxury condominiums. The hotel will boast two rooftop pools.

 

DATE TBD: PENDRY WEST HOLLYWOOD

Pendry West Hollywood

Pendry, the Montage Hotels & Resorts brand that’s slated to debut in San Diego later this year, will make its L.A.-area entry when the modern luxury hotel is built on the Sunset Strip site formerly occupied by the House of Blues.

 

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2 thoughts on “New LA Hotels on the Rise

  • October 10, 2016 at 10:26 am
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    Wow, gorgeous site. And good information, I travel to LA for business a lot.

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  • April 9, 2017 at 12:59 am
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    LA could use some new and decent hotels, these look interesting.

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