Perfect Sunset Boulevard location for exploring West Hollywood
Views of LA and Hollywood Hills
DJs & art events add to the property's party vibe
24/7 Restaurant is (obviously) always open
What To Know
The scene is catered to adults; Children 20 and under are not permitted
This was the original Standard — decor isn’t as updated as more recent properties
Sunset Boulevard can be noisy at night
Parking on site
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Wild West Hollywood icon with saucy style, 24-7 eats and one of the city’s best pool scenes
Andre Balazs brought sexy back to Sunset Boulevard when he opened The Standard in 1999 with celeb-investors Leonardo DiCaprio and Cameron Diaz. It’s a testament to his brand of cool that this party pad is still bumping decades later. That’s thanks to quirky design touches like swinging lucite and chrome chairs, shag covered walls and a scantily clad woman reclining in a fish tank behind the front desk.
Bed and Bath
Rooms take cues from the famous pool below with cobalt rugs and Marimekko patterned curtains of baby blue and cream. Raid the minibar, kick back on a silver beanbag chair and watch the madcap video art installations that loop on the flatscreen TVs. Though small, bathrooms feel playful with penny tile, bright orange fixtures and quirky touches like a hole cut in the door so you can turn on the water without being under the showerhead.
It’s all about the pool scene, where DJs spin while the pretty people play ping pong, lounge in teepees on astroturfed platforms or float in the water on fluorescent inner tubes. Forgot your shades? There’s an outpost of hip eyewear brand Warby Parker in the lobby. Sop up the booze any hour of the day at the diner-style 24-7 Restaurant, and don't miss the mmhmmm nightclub, a secret lounge with live music and bottle service. For a quick getaway, grab a ZipCar on the property and go explore.
In the Area
Fred Segal is a high-end shopping Mecca, with uber-cool fashions for women, men and kids. There’s even a happening café area for a quick star-studded bite while you shop your wallet clean. Beckley is a novel kind of shopping experience, with personal shoppers, stylists and tailors on hand to serve clients. A private interior garden offers a spot to relax after the stress of competitive shopping with friends. Hear movie deals being brokered over post-work drinks at Laurel Hardware, a vintage-chic restaurant and bar housed in a former hardware store. Make reservations in advance to sample star chef Michael Voltaggio’s wildly inventive fare at Ink.
The Standard Hollywood
8300 W Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, California 90069
How to Get There
Flights are available to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) from major U.S. cities on a variety of carriers. Transfers to/from LAX, about 12 miles away, are approximately $110 per person, each way, and can be arranged through the property. Alternatively, taxis to/from LAX are available for approximately $55, each way. If you’re renting a car for the transfer, valet parking is available for $36 per day.