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8 Classic Hollywood Hotels With Golden Age Glamour

Paul Feinstein | May 08, 2017

The Golden Age of Hollywood spans over 50 years of the 20th Century and encompasses everything from the silent film era to the height of the Hollywood studio system. During this glorious time, a bevy of hotels popped up around Los Angeles that still reflect that old time glamor.

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Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows Santa Monica

Why it made the list

This Santa Monica stalwart has been catering to the see-and-be-seen set since the 1920s. Leading ladies like Greta Garbo, Jean Harlow, and Betty Grable were all fixtures--in fact, Garbo lived at the hotel for several years. Today, this classic spot still features ocean-front views, caters to a high-minded crowd, and lives up to its Golden Age and modern day reputation.

An oasis unto itself, the Fairmont provides guests with a se Read More


Chateau Marmont Hotel

Why it made the list

Built in 1929, this French castle has played host to luminaries such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Billy Wilder, and Dorothy Parker. John Belushi infamously overdosed in one of the bungalows and Hunter S. Thompson was a regular. Today, Lindsay Lohan can be seen getting thrown out while Terry Richardson photographs models in the historic hallways.

Built in 1929 as a luxury apartment complex, the Chateau is Read More

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