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Los Angeles Hotels

Chateau Marmont Hotel

Pros

  • Walking distance to all of Sunset Strip's action
  • Great food and vibe at Bar Marmont
  • Guaranteed celeb spotting

Cons

  • Plenty of attitude from staff
  • Ancient elevators

Updated 04/01/2014

Fodor's Review

Celebs like Johnny Depp appreciate this swanky hotel for its secluded cottages, bungalows, and understated suites and penthouses. For those who don't grace the cover of Vanity Fair, service can be frosty. The interior is 1920s style, although some of the decor looks dated rather than vintage. The Wi-Fi throughout the hotel means that you can surf the Net while seated on the hotel's always busy landscaped terrace.

Hotel Information

Address:

8221 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, California, 90046, USA

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Phone:

323-656–1010; 800-242–8328

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 11 rooms, 63 suites
  • No meals

Updated 04/01/2014

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By Jean

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Feb 28, 2006

Just Aweful!

My husband wanted me to try this place while we visited our daughter at school. What can I say? this hotel is a complete joke. Why celebrities would pick this place over the Peninsula or Regent Beverly Wilshire is beyond me, and the rates are just as expensive. We stayed in a $500.00 a night room and felt that it was in some need of refurbishment, the staff also had a bad attitude, it seemed like we were a bother to them. We checked out after one

night and moved to the Regent which was only $395 a night, and like a different world.

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By Derek

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Sep 3, 2002

Look, there's Clark Gable and Jean Harlow...!

If you love classic films and Old Hollywood, you'll love staying here, as my wife and I did recently. For $335 a night, it was the experience I expected: fantastic ambiance, helpful and attentive staff, large guest room with some great Deco furniture and furnishings. I know the reviews posted here are decidedly "mixed", but for reference sake, we were there this past Labor Day weekend, 8/31 through 9/2, 2002. I'd go back to stay there in a heartbeat.

By Marla

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Aug 30, 2000

It's an experience

I loved staying here. Agreed, the rooms are not extra large or fancy, but I felt everything was done just right to make it elegant and homey at the same time. Terrific service, unique and fun atmosphere.

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