Hotel Spotlight: The Beverly Wilshire Hotel

A legendary property in one of the most recognizable cities in the United States!  The Beverly Wilshire Hotel was completed in 1928.  Its name has changed slightly over the years, and some visitors still refer to it as The Regent Beverly Wilshire.  Since 1992, it’s commonly called A Four Seasons Hotel, Beverly Wilshire (not to be confused with its sister hotel a few blocks away, The Four Seasons Los Angeles Hotel at Beverly Hills). The Beverly Wilshire Hotel’s guest list is long and impressive.  Notable names include Warren Beatty, John Lennon, Elvis Presley, President Barack Obama, and countless royal families from around the globe. The hotel sits perfectly centered in the 90210 zip code.  Its intersections include Wilshire Blvd. and 

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Freehand New York Hotel

As tour guides for Los Angeles, 99% of our energy and focus is going to be on our great city, as well as the amazing surrounding areas like Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Santa Monica, Malibu and Hollywood.  We want to make sure guests LOVE our town as much as we do… but we too love to travel, so every now and then we’ll share our experiences on this blog about cities, venues, restaurants and things to do outside of our general circumference.   A few of us recently traveled to NY to see our friend Tuc Watkins in The Boys in the Band on Broadway (shows available through at least August 11th, 2018!).   We stayed at a fantastic hotel 

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LA Pride 2018

LA Pride 2018 is less than a week away.  In fact, many consider it pride week, or pride month, so there’s no shortage of festivities.  The big day is Sunday, June 10th.  The day can start with a fun local brunch before the LA Pride Parade hits Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood at 11AM.  The parade usually travels from Crescent Heights to Doheny, so there’s plenty of viewing areas.  If you plan on setting up chairs, arrive early enough to stake your claim. This year’s theme is #JUSTBE.  Everyone is welcome so one doesn’t have to be in the LGBTQ community.  By everyone, just no pets, unless they’re service animals. The actual festival takes place on Saturday, June 9th from 

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Los Angeles Summer Things to Do

Los Angeles Summer Things to Do, Including the Areas of Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica ________________ In just about a week when we hit the U.S. holiday of Memorial Day, summer officially starts in the minds of many.  Temperatures will start to rise, and everyone will seek the comfort of pools, dips in the ocean, outdoor restaurants with a cross-breeze, and air-conditioning. Summer temps in Los Angeles usually hover around the 80’s or 90’s, but we typically get short term heatwaves in July, August and September that could hit about 105F (41C).  At least it’s normally a dry heat with very low humidity, unlike places such as Hawaii, Florida or New York, where you can dry off from a 

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Los Angeles Private Tours in Summer

Los Angeles Private Tours in Summer and Booking the Must-Visits in the City ___________________ We are between two of the busiest travel seasons here in Los Angeles.  Spring Break, and the summer months.  We often see a slight slow down during late April and May, as we plan for a massive amount of visitors over June, July and August.  The Spring Break period this year never seemed to end.  Normally, we see everyone at once, but this year it was nicely staggered, with guests coming in from New York and New Jersey, Boston, the southern states, and the West Coast all at different times — along with a huge amount of families from Canada, Australia, Germany, South America, South Africa, 

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Hotel Spotlight: London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills

Just steps away from the historic Sunset Strip you will find one of Los Angeles’ best accommodations for your stay in the city. The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills proves you don’t physically have to be in the 90210 for a 5-Star experience at a beautiful venue. The central location of The London is ideal for anyone wanting to experience all the cities within L.A. You are only minutes away from Hollywood where you can explore the Chinese Theater, Dolby Theatre, and find your favorite celebrity’s star on the Walk of Fame. Venture the other direction and you will find yourself in the heart of Beverly Hills for world-class shopping and the beautiful sights along Rodeo Drive. Of course, 

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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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Los Angeles Nightclubs for Halloween

Los Angeles Nightclubs for Halloween Parties It’s officially October, which means Los Angeles is in full gear with Halloween activities and things to do.  As promised in previous posts, Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills will be pumping out as much as we possibly can with information on the endless seasonal events in the general vicinity.  Here’s a short list from Jamie, a local promoter.  The following is for the adults only crowd.  More family friendly activities soon to follow. ————————————- W Halloween Rooftop Hollywood LA Event Prepare for the best Halloween thrill of your life at the Haunted W Rooftop Halloween party. Don’t miss out on the thumping jams, spooktacular views, and bone chilling cocktails. Hit the dance floor, enjoy 

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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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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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