This New Year’s Eve, raise a glass Los Angeles style, where the party extends from the streets of Downtown LA and Hollywood to the moonlit waters of Marina del Rey. It’s a night of celebration and revelry as residents and visitors alike begin the countdown to a new year and a new beginning. Slip through the velvet rope of some of LA’s hottest hotels or enjoy a culinary awakening over a fabulous dinner prepared by a celebrity chef. LA hotels offer all-inclusive packages that make the final night of 2013 memorable, effortless and stress-free.
Loews Hollywood Hotel
Formerly known as the Renaissance Hollywood, the Loews Hollywood Hotel is located at the famed intersection of Hollywood & Highland. Bring the entire family for a memorable New Year’s Eve and check-in to the handcrafted, candy-coated Sweet! Suite. The team behind this custom designed, candy-coated guestroom are the same chocolate-making, lollipop-twirling candy-makers responsible for Tinseltown’s new 30,000 square-foot candy emporium, aptly named Sweet! Hollywood. Those who stay in the Sweet! Suite enjoy two king-sized beds with unbelievable views of the famed Hollywood sign, a $100 gift card to Sweet! Hollywood per night, complimentary parking, a live candy-making demonstration and private tour of Sweet! Hollywood’s Sticky Lab, plus a pair of giant, sticky lollipops, a giant five-pound WONKA bar and all the Sticky! Hollywood hard candy that you can consume. Rates start at $409 per night. Book Now →
Located at the iconic crossroads of Hollywood and Vine, The Redbury offers an unpretentious and engaging experience that brings together the arts, music, fashion and entertainment amid a boho-chic motif. Party down on December 31 with “A Night in Casablanca,” and slip into The Library where a hosted premium bar, dessert bites, a DJ and belly dancers make for an exotic welcome to 2013. Or enjoy a four-course meal inside Cleo, an innovative Mediterranean dining destination with seatings at 6, 8 and 10 p.m. The Library is $150 per person, and dinner at Cleo, which also includes access to The Library and all its amenities, is $200 per person. The NYE Package includes Sunset flat accommodations and private access to The Library’s VIP outdoor area, entrance to the New Year’s Eve bash, plus a bottle of premium liquor, two bottles of Jouët Grand Brut, a dozen appetizers from Cleo, private hostess and overnight parking. Rates start at $2,013 excluding tax. Call 323.963.5516 for reservations and information. Book Now →
The W Hollywood has earned a reputation for its ultra hip and stylish vibe. It’s the place to see and be seen, and this year the hotel will host three amplified options for New Year’s Eve: Louder, Amp’d Up and Full Blast. Each package includes overnight accommodations, a bottle of bubbly, and discount on spa services and products. Guests can then choose a package that best suits their interests for the evening, whether it’s lounging in the hotel’s Living Room Bar for the evening or attending the W Hollywood’s New Year’s Eve bash. Packages start at $750. For reservations, call 877.782.0104. Book Now →
After a multi-million dollar renovation and two-year hiatus, Hotel Bel-Air reopened its doors to great fanfare. This elegant retreat has welcomed just about every movie star, dignitary and mogul through its storied doors. Enjoy a lavish meal at Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air, featuring a menu created by the celebrity chef. Two seatings are offered and available every 15 minutes, 5:30-6:30 p.m. or 9-10 p.m. with the earlier seating featuring a four-course prix-fixe menu offered at $185 per person and the later seating featuring a five-course tasting menu for $275 per person. Also included is a glass of Champagne at midnight and post-meal live entertainment in the Bar with a menu highlighting small bites and platters. Overnight accommodations start at $515. Book Now →