Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills
What We Love
- The inventive food and beverage program, steered by Jean-Georges Vongerichten
- Salvatore Ferragamo toiletries
- Caviar facials at the hotel spa
- Caramelized almonds by a local chocolatier that appear in a mason jar as part of turndown service
What To Know
- The house cars include a Rolls-Royce and Maybach
- The lights, television, and almost all the other switches in your room are controllable from an iPad
- The 24/7 personalized concierge service can be reached by text message to summon everything from wakeup calls to gin-and-tonics
- Terraces with cushioned seats outside your room
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Kids Club
- Parking On Site
The Peninsula, The Beverly Hilton, and the Four Seasons Beverly Hills are just some of the opulent co-residents of the Golden Triangle, as this exceedingly upmarket pocket of Los Angeles is often dubbed. The Waldorf sets itself apart with its beguiling European accents—a triple-height lobby, hand-painted murals and Lalique installations, for starters—proving that there is most certainly room for one more polished player at the intersection of Wilshire and Santa Monica. But ultimately, despite the resplendent Art Deco-infused rooms, with golden geometric flourishes in your bathroom and floor-to-ceiling windows that practically hand-deliver L.A.’s scenic hills, it’s the fit-for-a-king hospitality (box seats to the Hollywood Bowl are instantaneously secured upon request; your welcome cocktail is swiftly refreshed as you’re wandering around the hotel) that distinguishes this stunner from its neighbors. Add a Technogym-equipped fitness center, a La Prairie spa, and Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s debut West Coast venture where Californian cool meets French flavors (organic salads, wagyu beef burgers, cage-free eggs with caviar), and there’s not a single doubt this is California’s grandest new grande dame.
In the Area
You’re amid some of the world’s most expensive real estate, so it’s no surprise that many of the boutiques and shops on Rodeo Drive’s infamous faux cobbled streets require appointments. If that’s not your scene, you’re also near the Beverly Gardens, a 1.9-mile green stretch that’s the site of an art show in the fall and the spring. Pop culture nerds shouldn’t leave without at least one visit to the Paley Center for Media, where they can geek out over 140,000 radio and television programs. For the sweet-toothed, the flagship location of cupcake kingdom Sprinkles features a 24-hour vending machine that dispenses the sinfully sugary treats.
How to Get There
This property is a must for visitors who frequent LA. The location, amenities and beautifully appointed rooms speak for themselves. Our room was very large, modern and with sweeping views of the city. The restaurant was very good and clearly a celebrity haunt. The service was impeccable with all staff being very attentive. Even if you are planning a one night stay, this hotel is a must!
When I visit a hotel that is an eternally memorable experience, when i visit a hotel that urges me reassess my measure of luxury, when I visit a hotel that implores me to plan our return visit......I take my time to write a review.
I’ve been home a week now, settled back into to work and now reflecting upon our week spent at the WA BH.
The Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills is impeccably curated. Not a single object is placed without proper consideration. The rooms are decorated to give the feel of a luxury and personalised apartment, not a soulless, repetitive template. This hotel is a true reflection of the spirit of Beverly Hills, old and new. Immediately, we felt at home.
I can honestly say I’ve never felt such a warm welcome. My absolute and eternal thanks is extended to Lauren Garzon, the director of guest relations. Her attention to detail along with such a amiable personality; an absolute must in this standard of hotel, shines through. Her team is well aware of what is required of them and every single one of them is constantly working hard to ensure they deliver. A special mention for Tien Beaudry who cosseted us throughout our visit.
Every guest is offered a personal concierge. It’s not a gimmick, it’s a true and honest commitment to service, to ensure your hearts desire is met. We used the hotel house car, a stunning Rolls Royce, to take us to dinner one night, a lovely touch for out of towners.
The restaurants in the hotel are overseen by Jean-George’s and do not disappoint in any way. Whether on the roof top with stunning panoramic views, in one’s room or on the ground floor restaurant, perfection is a given. The fresh, local and inspiring ingredients form an uncomplicated yet completely satisfying menu from breakfast through dinner. Avocado toast with soft poached egg became my breakfast de rigeur. Take a tip and ask for some home made tomatillo salsa on the side. Tell them John and Dan sent you! :)
Lastly and I mean this sincerely, a well run hotel is guided from the top, a strong ethos of guest lead care from every single department is a credit to Antonio Burgarin. He was regularly visible and made himself available at any point during our stay. We are indebted to you and your whole team.
The hotel was amazing. The location is excellent as it was 2 mins from the radeo drive. The staff such professionals and willing to help and corporate with the guests with big smile. The rooms are clean and big
Had an amazing time here! The hotel was beautiful, the team was graceful and the entire experience was a 20 out of 10!
Went here for a couples trip and it was amazing. Glad we got to spend an extended weekend here!
This is my first experience staying at a Waldorf Astoria. The location is fabulous in Beverly Hills, and it is as a beautiful hotel. The rooms are open and bright and have great views from balconies.
Our room was very loud on the fifth floor for the first night. So even though it was a rough night, I’m giving it another try and just moved to another room in the hopes of getting better rest.
The furnishings are nice and the beds are comfortable. The staff make an effort to provide good customer service. But yes, it does seem a bit forced and robotic. They have texting service that seems to work fairly well- but some questions go unanswered or get lost in translation. For example, I asked about HH diamond breakfast in the morning- no answer was provided. So I’m guessing there is no breakfast included.
The pool area in the roof is stunning-beautiful views and it’s heated. Drinks and food are delicious!