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  • Cycle Through Spring Break and the Hollywood Hills

    March 02, 2020

    West Hollywood is known for its nightlife and star sightings, but this spring break consider experiencing WeHo in the great outdoors.... Read more

  • L.A.'s Indulgent Way to Spend Valentine's Day

    February 03, 2020

    Valentine’s Day is all about indulgence—whether with your significant other or pampering solo-style—and there’s no better place to spoil yourself than in WeHo.... Read more

  • A Morning Wake-Up, West Hollywood Style

    January 06, 2020

    We know the best way to start your day is with a well-rounded brunch and bottomless mimosas. So here are a few of our West Hollywood favorites, in the spirit of starting your New Year off right.... Read more

  • Seasonal Concerts to Inspire Holiday Cheer

    December 02, 2019

    You know Christmas is near when the L.A.’s treasured Deck the Hall holiday tradition happens at Walt Disney Concert Hall.... Read more

  • A Wild Winter Wonderland of Light

    November 04, 2019

    The season of indulgent sweets, ugly Christmas sweater parties, and holiday shopping is upon us, and the Los Angeles Zoo transforms into a magical wonderland to kick it all off.... Read more

  • West Hollywood's Halloween Nights

    October 07, 2019

    If Halloween is about rocking parties, all-out costumes, and creepy convincing makeup, then there’s no city that does it better than West Hollywood.... Read more

  • Here's to the Home of Hollywood's Music Moments

    September 02, 2019

    Hollywood may be the place that makes dreams a reality for inspiring stars of the silver screen, but its history is filled with moments that have put the spotlight on another kind of artist.... Read more

  • Find Your Inner LA Star in West Hollywood's Spas

    August 05, 2019

    When in West Hollywood, the best way to experience the star life is to put yourself in the spotlight with a day of pampering and relaxation.... Read more

  • An Independence Day Disco Get Down

    July 01, 2019

    This Fourth, celebrate the land of the free and home of the brave with a disco fever in the heart of the American dream.... Read more

  • The City of Angel's Pacific Inspired Cuisine

    June 03, 2019

    Coastal living has its own culinary perks—namely, L.A.’s proximity to the Pacific and its first-rate fresh-caught seafood.... Read more

  • L.A.'s Original Market Movement

    May 06, 2019

    The booming years of Hollywood’s Golden Age gave birth to the glitz and glam of its stars and a burgeoning street market.... Read more

  • Spring Style in the City

    April 01, 2019

    When it comes to spring in the city, the best way to celebrate the new season is by browsing L.A.’s top shops.... Read more

  • Hollywood's Tribute to Theater and the Arts

    March 04, 2019

    Hollywood just celebrated its largest event of the year: the Oscars. Step backstage to honor the arts with LA’s best museum collections.... Read more

  • A West Hollywood Culinary Love Story

    February 01, 2019

    When it comes to the art of l’amour, it’s best to follow the Europeans’ lead. This month let them set the mood for a culinary experience of the senses for two.... Read more

  • L.A.'s Legendary Libations

    January 01, 2019

    New Year’s is one of the best excuses to explore Hollywood’s bar scene. But there’s no reason to only explore on New Year’s. Here are some top spots for L.A.-style libations.... Read more

  • Celebrate the Season Seadragon Style at the Santa Monica Pier

    December 03, 2018

    The Santa Monica Pier has stood as a landmark for more than 100 years, beckoning all with its fresh sea breeze and California culture. Now, for the first time in over a decade, visitors can feel the excitement of the season as the Pier prepares for a spectacular holiday.... Read more

  • Browse Hollywood's Best Bookstores

    November 05, 2018

    Imagine lounging on a rooftop terrace—feet up and sweeping views of the city spread out around you. Melt into the moment even more with a book in hand from one of these must-see LA shops.... Read more

  • No Tricks, Just Cinematic Treats

    October 01, 2018

    Nobody does movies like Hollywood, and this month the City is offering up some fabulous flicks at a variety of venues – we have listed some of our favorites here.... Read more

  • Explore Marvels of Nature and Engineering at the California Science Center

    September 03, 2018

    At the California Science Center, the largest interactive science center anywhere on the West Coast, visitors can enjoy a stunning variety of fun and educational exhibits that will appeal to folks of all ages.... Read more

  • L.A.’s Finest Japanese Cuisine

    August 06, 2018

    If you’re in the mood for upscale New American cuisine in an intimate Hollywood hideout, there’s no better spot in L.A. than the Chamberlain’s own Fits restaurant. But if you’re after some top-notch Japanese fare, try these hot spots for the best sushi and sashimi in town.... Read more

  • Rev Up and Unwind at the Santa Monica Pier

    July 02, 2018

    What do the movies Quicksand, The Opposite of Sex, The Sting, A Night at the Roxbury, Forrest Gump, Iron Man, and Hanna Montana all have in common? If you said they all include scenes featuring the world-famous Santa Monica Pier, you are absolutely correct.... Read more

  • Hollywood or Hulywod: A Sign of the Times

    June 03, 2018

    Growing up, a lot of us here at Chamberlain thought of the famous Hollywood sign as something that had just always been there, as natural as the mountain beneath it. In fact, the sign originally went up in 1923—as a real estate advertisement.... Read more

  • A Trip Through Time on Sunset Boulevard with Philip Mershon

    May 08, 2018

    The Hollywood entertainment industry, infused with glamor, scandal, and revelation, comes to life in vibrant Technicolor detail with longtime Hollywood resident and historian Philip Mershon’s one-of-a-kind walking tour down Sunset Boulevard. ... Read more

  • Avalon Hollywood: The Best in L.A. Entertainment since 1927

    April 01, 2018

    When it comes to partying hard late into the night, Los Angeles has a club scene that rivals the best in the world, from Buenos Aires to Berlin to Bangkok. And for almost a century, Avalon Hollywood has been at the epicenter of cutting-edge L.A. entertainment.... Read more

  • Experience the Magic of Disney’s Aladdin at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre

    March 06, 2018

    Founded in 1930 by vaudeville and motion-picture industry heavyweight Alexander Pantages, the Hollywood Pantages Theatre, just a short 20-minute drive from our hotel, offers guests the opportunity to see the very best of Broadway right here in Los Angeles.... Read more

  • Book Soup: A Cultural Hub of West Hollywood

    February 04, 2018

    Hollywood is not often thought of as a mecca for literary aficionados, but that’s exactly what you’ll find at Book Soup, a one-of-a-kind independent bookstore located on Sunset Boulevard, just a quarter mile from our hotel. ... Read more

  • Luzia: A Dreamscape of Light and Rain

    January 08, 2018

    Founded in 1984 by street performers Gilles Ste-Croix and Guy Laliberté, the Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil is now arguably the world’s preeminent circus troupe, with nearly two dozen unique shows on six continents.... Read more

  • Drive into Holiday Cheer on L.A.’s Christmas Tree Lane

    December 05, 2017

    ‘Tis the season for New Englanders to sing that the weather outside is frightful, but here in L.A., even the cool December nights are pretty mild, meaning you can enjoy a romantic twilight stroll without breaking out the parkas. That’s not to say our city lacks the holiday spirit, though.... Read more

  • Movies and More at The Downtown Independent

    November 06, 2017

    At a time when it seems like every mom-and-pop venue under the sun is being swallowed up by massive corporate behemoths, we’re very happy that we can still direct our guests to some of the finest independent cinemas Hollywood has been lucky enough to host over the years.... Read more

  • Bavaria Comes to Southern California

    October 01, 2017

    We may be half a world away from Bavaria here on the west coast, but you wouldn’t know it at Southern California’s oldest Oktoberfest, which runs from now all the way through October 28 at Alpine Village in Torrence, just a short drive from our West Hollywood hotel.... Read more

  • See the Human Body as Never Before at the California Science Center

    September 03, 2017

    As the largest interactive science center on the West Coast, the California Science Center offers a wide array of permanent exhibits to delight visitors of all ages.... Read more

  • West Hollywood's Best Sushi and Sashimi

    August 09, 2017

    For classic American cuisine infused with European elegance, you can’t top the Chamberlain’s own intimate and sophisticated Bistro. But for those times you find yourself craving the delicate flavors of sushi and sashimi, we recommend the following LA hot spots.... Read more

  • Summer Fun at the Santa Monica Pier

    July 01, 2017

    One of California’s most iconic locales, the Santa Monica Pier has been featured in countless movies and television shows. And with the wide array of entertainment available there, it’s definitely worth the short 25-minute drive from the Chamberlain Hotel.... Read more

  • What's Your Sign?

    June 02, 2017

    Few sites are as iconic as the Hollywood sign that adorns Mount Lee. The sign, however, was not always as pristine as what you see today. ... Read more

  • A History in Pictures

    May 01, 2017

    For a first-time visitor to L.A., it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the Hollywood tours on offer, and longtime residents are usually jaded by the idea of listening to some hack point out names on the Walk of Fame. But there is one tour we do recommend.... Read more

  • A Night of Delight in the City of Angels

    April 01, 2017

    As any LA club-goer knows, at night the City of Angels becomes a city of diabolical delights. If you’re in the mood for beautiful people lost in pulse-pumping music on the craziest dance floors, you need to get out to Avalon Hollywood.... Read more

  • The Leafy Way Hollywood Got its Name

    March 05, 2017

    It's a holiday that, at least in theory, marks the emergence of spring.... Read more

  • Places to Eat Your Heart Out in LA

    February 05, 2017

    Light up your valentine’s smile when you reserve a candlelit dinner.... Read more

  • The Perfect Cup of Coffee Is Just Around the Corner

    January 09, 2017

    Looking for the equivalent of your neighborhood coffee shop? Look no further than Coffee Commissary, a favorite of locals and travelers, which has received rave reviews from publications like KCET Food, The Daily Candy, Food GPS and The New York Times. ... Read more