Hotel Spotlight: The W Hollywood Hotel

The W Hollywood Hotel at Hollywood and Vine Like any perfect combination of La La Land names — Astaire and Rogers, Lucy and Desi, Abbott and Costello—there’s Hollywood and Vine. Corners don’t get more famous than this! Here you’ll find The W Hollywood Hotel. You’ve also got the Walk of Fame, The Pantages Theatre for Broadway shows like Hamilton (literally steps away), Katsuya Hollywood, Avalon and Bardot nightclubs, Gwen Restaurant by Curtis Stone and Capitol Records. The W Hotel itself, is home to the California bistro, Delphine, as well as: Station Hollywood –Outside bar, which is adjacent to Hollywood Boulevard, with the sweet sounds of house DJ’s. The Living Room – In the hotel lobby. See the signature red-spiral staircase 

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Hotel Spotlight: Dream Hollywood Hotel

Enjoy the Heart of Entertainment at Dream Hollywood Hotel Where to start?!  Glitterati Tours of Los Angeles was given the VIP treatment today by the recently opened Dream Hollywood Hotel.  Always a fan of Dream Hotel New York, it’s awesome that Los Angeles now has this hip and modern venue in the heart of Hollywood.  The location is extremely convenient, and is walkable to the hottest venues and watering holes along Cahuenga Blvd, Sunset Blvd and Hollywood Blvd.  But a guest really has no reason to leave the hotel. Dream Hollywood is a massive property with many options for grabbing a cocktail, dining and relaxing.  When we toured, the Highlight Room on the rooftop was loaded with guests enjoying the 

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Arrive Hotel Palm Springs

ARRIVE HOTEL PALM SPRINGS We always say that Los Angeles is the perfectly centered city. About 2 hours in any direction we’ve got fantastic destinations. One can head west out of San Pedro, and hit Catalina Island by ferry, head north and visit Santa Barbara, go south and spend a day in San Diego, or head east and chill out in Palm Springs. Because of its convenience, Palm Springs is a favorite of Angelenos (natives of Los Angeles) and why so many celebrities over the last 70 decades have made it their home. Think New Yorkers and the Hamptons, or San Francisco with Napa Valley. The guides of Glitterati Tours L.A. recently spent our end-of-summer get-away in the desert and 

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Above Sixty Beverly Hills

Enjoy Cocktails at Above Sixty Beverly Hills There is no shortage of fancy bars in Beverly Hills to grab a happy hour drink. With 5-star hotels and fine dining restaurants scattered throughout the 90210, it isn’t hard to find a perfectly timed cocktail with a busy schedule of shopping and sightseeing.  However, one of the best places to go, and quite possibly one of the best kept hidden gems of The Golden Triangle, is Above Sixty at The Sixty Hotel in Beverly Hills. Just off of Wilshire Boulevard and Crescent Heights sits the Sixty Hotel, a recent add to the luxurious hotels of Beverly Hills in 2014. Their rooftop bar, Above Sixty, offers a beautiful view of Beverly and its 

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Cut Restaurant Beverly Hills by Wolfgang Puck

Cut Restaurant Beverly Hills by Wolfgang Puck The Los Angeles food scene is a one of trends. It is ever-changing and there is always something new and exciting. It is no small feat to stay relevant and find long-term success in a city like this. This is why Cut Restaurant Beverly Hills by Wolfgang Puck is a must visit dining experience for any foodie – especially one who loves steak. Cut Steakhouse is one of the few restaurants in Los Angeles to have a Michelin Star rating. Opening in June of 2006 it has been so successful that The Wolfgang Puck food empire has brought the restaurant to cities all over the world. Cut is now seen in Las Vegas, 

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4th of July Events Around Los Angeles

Enjoy the many 4th of July events around Los Angeles! 4th of July events around Los Angeles are numerous.  Check out the 2 bowls — The Hollywood Bowl and The Rose Bowl, among dozens of others great spots. Join multi-platinum selling recording artists, Pentatonix, at The Hollywood Bowl on Tuesday, July 4th.  The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra will back up the group as they perform patriotic music, followed by a fireworks display. The Rose Bowl will have all day celebrations.  Get there as early as 2pm for the kids to enjoy the best in 4th of July food offerings, jumping castles, games and crafts.  Fireworks shoot off at 9PM. Marina Del Rey will have their annual fireworks display starting at 9PM. 

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What’s Happening in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills

What’s happening in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills recently, and in the near future?  Quite a bit, as always.  The Los Angeles area welcomes a handful of new hotels including The Hotel Figueroa in Downtown Los Angeles, The Dream Hotel in Hollywood, and The Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Beverly Hills.  The Waldorf is the latest in luxury in the heart of Beverly Hills.  Their general neighbors include The Peninsula, The Montage Beverly Hills, The Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, The SLS, The Beverly Wilshire Hotel and The Hotel Bel Air.  The Waldorf shares a lot with the legendary Beverly Hilton Hotel, once known as the Merv Griffin Hotel, and the annual host of The Golden Globe Awards (sadly, 

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Celebrity Sightings in Hollywood and Beverly Hills

It’s Los Angeles after all, so we get asked all the time where are the best celebrity sighting locations in Hollywood and Beverly Hills?!  Our solid answer is EVERYWHERE. Just about everyday during our celebrity homes tours of Beverly Hills and Bel Air, our guides are able to point out celebrities driving, walking the dog, and collecting their mail…just like everyone else.  As always, we never publish these sightings for anyone at or near their homes. However, we’re happy to discuss any celebrity that’s in a public place (other than a hotel we work with which thrives on privacy), that can include restaurants, bars, nightclubs, movie theaters, house parties, dry cleaners, etc. Is it an invasion of privacy?   Good 

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Visiting Dublin, Belfast, and Scotland

Visiting Dublin, Belfast, and Scotland A few of us were fortunate recently in visiting Dublin, Belfast, and Scotland.  What a trip!  Because Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills and L.A. thrives on outstanding customer service, we like to share the love when we experience it firsthand with other venues. Dublin We spent 3 nights in Dublin at the always amazing Westin.  This is our second visit to this hotel.  Not only is the staff fantastic, but the hotel is incredibly well centered.  One is directly across the street from Temple Bar.  It’s a lively street with our favorite watering hole, Gogarty’s. Enjoy the main bar downstairs which always has live local music.  When done with the pints, stagger upstairs and dine 

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Summer Things to do in Los Angeles

There are countless summer things to do in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica.  It’s only April 23rd, and it actually feels like summer at a cozy 84 degrees.  Come July, August and September, look for spikes in heat up to 100F or 38C.  Keep this in mind when planning out your days.  If it helps, it’s usually a dry desert heat, as opposed to a humid sticky kind of hot. Here’s a handful of ideas, both inside and outside for summer things to do in Los Angeles: Take a Hike:  Yes, this can be done in summer.  It’s actually a very popular time to take in the outdoors.  Just bring plenty of water, and sunscreen…and keep you eyes 

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