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The Standard Downtown LA
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Why Stay At The Standard Downtown LA
Only in L.A. would a relatively new hotel be considered a classic, and The Standard, Downtown L.A. has that distinction. It's emblematic of all things SoCal, with a modernist-meets-over-the-top design and a trendy scene on the rooftop bar.
Hip digs, reasonable prices, and a too-cool night scene are the draws at this André Balazs outpost. The trendy, whimsical interiors here are fun and don't take themselves too seriously: both George Jetson and Austin Powers would feel at home hobnobbing over cocktails in the canary-yellow restaurant, or lounging on the shocking-pink sectional in the lobby. Accommodations range from 280-square-foot "Cheap" rooms to 1,000-square-foot penthouses, and with their platform beds, predominantly black-and-white décor, and abstract art, the hotel's 205 rooms are chic studies in minimalism. Funky design elements are everywhere, from massive Roman foot sculptures in guest bathrooms set in the middle of the room (with transparent shower doors that provide little privacy) to the bright-red podlike cabanas housing vibrating waterbeds that surround the pool. The Rooftop Bar, with its stunning downtown views, potent mojitos, and movies projected onto a nearby building façade, attracts the young, the beautiful, and the soon-to-be-famous. Being Downtown also means a more urban experience, complete with proximity to performance venues (Disney Concert Hall, Staples Center) and new restaurants and bars.
Don't miss a visit to the newly revamped Shop at The Standard, Downtown L.A., which stocks must-have local designer items—everything from Toms Shoes to Clare Vivier bags and vintage shades.
Arrive at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), which is approximately 20 miles (20-60 minutes, depending on traffic) from the hotel.550 South Flower, Los Angeles, California, United States
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- Heated Rooftop Pool
- Sun Deck
- Waterbed Cabanas
- Business Center
- Wireless Internet
- iPod Docks
- DVD Players
- Video Game Console
- Mini Bars
- Mood Lighting
- Work Desks
- 24-Hour Restaurant
- Rooftop Bar
- 24-Hour Room Service
- 2-adult + 1-child (under 12) occupancy in Huge and 2-adult + 2-children occupancy in Wow! (additional charge for ages 12 & up is $30/night per person up to maximum occupancy of room grade and is payable directly to hotel upon arrival)
- 2 rooftop drinks per room booked
Why We Love Los Angeles
A sprawling metropolis of eclectic neighborhoods. From surfers to hipsters to Hollywood celebrities, you'll find it all in the City of Angels.
Local Scene: The area's newest destination, L.A. Live, is an entertainment venue adjacent to the Staples Center, so in a two-block radius, you can grab dinner, a concert, or a movie, or stroll over to a Lakers or Clippers game. Read More
Where to Eat: Downtown L.A. has become a foodie haven in recent years, so don't miss a meal at the city's newest restaurants, including The Lazy Ox, Church & State, Mas Malo, Rivera, Yxta, and Bottega Louie.
Where to Drink: Soak up L.A.'s Mexican culture with a margarita at Las Perlas Mezcal and Tequila Bar from Downtown L.A.'s best-known nightlife company, 213. Drinks for two $24. 1-213-988-8355
Why Go Now
March 31 - April 1, 2012
Los Angeles Beerathon
Participants will crawl through 26 different Downtown bars to try 26 unique beers. Get ready for full day of fun with bands, DJs and all of the coolest Angelenos in one place.
Downtown Los Angeles.
April 29, 2012
2012 marks the 23rd Anniversary of the largest Hispanic Cinco de Mayo event, in the largest Hispanic market, in the country.
On Broadway, between 1st & 5th St. and East along 1st St., Downtown.
June through September
Head to Malibu's Zuma or to beach towns like Manhattan or Huntington Beach