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LOS ANGELES - where we stayed

LOS ANGELES - where we stayed

When you visit a big city like Los Angeles, picking a hotel to stay is not an easy task… which is why we decided to stay at not one, not two, not three but four different hotels!

As you might’ve read in our other blogpost, we spent two nights at Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows. This beautiful property is located 5 minutes away from the Santa Monica Pier, and has been a celebrated Santa Monica landmark for decades. 

The Moreton Bay Fig tree

The Moreton Bay Fig tree

They offer guest rooms, suites and bungalows… we were so lucky we got to stay in one of their beautifully designed bungalows. 

The Bungalows

The Bungalows

As soon as we were approaching our room, we felt like we were about to walk in one of those beautiful, luxurious beach houses that you always see in movies… and that’s exactly what it was like once we were inside, too. The interiors of the bungalows are simple but beautiful in every little detail, the bed is super comfortable and we really needed a good night sleep after a 5 hour drive from Vegas. 

Our Bungalow

Our Bungalow

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One of the most memorable things about this hotel is their restaurant: FIG. Here, they make seasonal dishes using organically grown ingredients, and each dish that we tried was just impeccable. But, what mostly struck us was the amazing ambiance; from the wood + marble tables, to the big windows, the brick walls and all the greenery… this place is heaven for any instagrammer or anyone who’s a lover for beautiful interiors.


Hotel Bel Air is one of the top luxury hotels in LA, and also one of those places you always dream about after seeing all the photos that are constantly posted on social media. 

When we checked in, it was later in the day, but we were greeted by the most welcoming stuff that was waiting for us. When they took us to our room we felt like celebrities… with our own private entrance! The suite was so big it could’ve hosted a family of four, and the bathroom was super modern and technological, it was fun to spend time in there. 
Another great perk of this hotel was its beautiful swan lake. We didn't know there were swans in the lake, so we were greatly amused when we started seeing the first one!

The Lobby

The Lobby

The Lobby

The Lobby

Another great perk of this hotel was its beautiful swan lake. We didn't know there were swans in the lake, so we were greatly amused when we started seeing the first one!

The Swan Lake

The Swan Lake

In the morning, we had breakfast at their beautiful restaurant and we can still feel the delicious taste of their crispy bacon in our mouths… we highly suggest staying here if you want to get away from the city chaos and relax in a suggestive, luxurious location. Even if it’s just to treat yourself to a nice breakfast and are in need of some tranquility.


The Beverly Hills Hotel also known as the "Pink Palace" was probably the hotel that we were mostly excited about, after all it is one of the most iconic hotels in Los Angeles, and everybody in the world knows of it. 

Loved by some of the most famous Hollywood stars, as soon as you step foot onto this Five Star Luxury hotel you get the feeling of being in another dimension. From the surroundings, to the pool and the beautiful gardens, this is a lot more than just a hotel.  

When you’re driving around Beverly Hills, you look up and see all the palm trees reflecting the sunlight, you really feel like you’re in an episode of The Hills; which is why we blasted “Unwritten” in our car before driving into the hotel. 

Among all the things you might know this hotel for, we were looking forward to finally seeing the banana palm tree walls that decorate the hallways…  was so pretty, that we now want one in our apartment as well!

A huge shoutout goes to the director that took us on a private tour of the property and showed us all the secret spots of this place… but these are secrets we can never tell!

The Pool and Cabanas

The Pool and Cabanas

The following morning we had breakfast at The Polo lounge, and we could’ve just sat there for hours, enjoying the sunshine and just the fact that we were dining al fresco in the middle of November, while everyone back home was complaining about the cold. 

The Polo Lounge

The Polo Lounge

The Polo Lounge

The Polo Lounge

On our last day, we were feeling a little sad and nostalgic about the idea of going home, which is why we decided to take things slow and have breakfast in our room. We opened the window and it was such a sunny, warm day in Beverly Hills that we ended up eating on our balcony while listening to the birds sing and watching the city awake… after all, room service is never a bad idea.

Our suite

Our suite

Our breakfast 

Our breakfast 

Our breakfast view

Our breakfast view


Lastly, if you’re looking for a more accessible option, The LINE hotel in Koreatown would have to be our first recommendation. The design, created by LA based designer Sean Knibb, is modern with local influences; the rooms have huge floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the city, and the concrete walls had us swooning. 

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If you’re not staying here, but want to check this place out, we suggest you have breakfast at The Commissary; you can read about it here.

The Commissary

The Commissary

LOS ANGELES - where we had breakfast

LOS ANGELES - where we had breakfast

SAN DIEGO

SAN DIEGO