West Coast Art Hotels - 10 Hotels for an Inspirational Stay and a Perfect Visit
As you know, we here at Widewalls have recently started out on a mission to explore the best art corners of our planet – the first edition being dedicated to the art scene of Culver City, California. As we were amazed by the versatility of the area, we decided to focus on the West Coast and all it has to offer. And when one plans a trip, one should also have a place to stay. Thus, we have selected the best West Coast art hotels located in cities like Los Angeles and all its neighborhoods, San Francisco and San Martin, California, as well as Portland, Oregon. In the meantime, you can also check out our lists of Top 10 Contemporary Art Hotels, 10 Urban Art Hotels and Top 10 Art Hotels In New York, if you prefer the East Coast.
Scroll down and see what the best West Coast art hotels have to offer!
Hotel Des Arts San Francisco - Avant-Garde Art
When it comes to this particular San Francisco art hotel, it is their avant-garde art that draws people the most. Out of 51 rooms the facility offers, 36 are painted by local artists for a fully artistic experience. For example, one of those artists is Jet Martinez. In their lobby you can find a contemporary art gallery, which showed talents like Vera Costa and Regis Silva. The Hotel Des Arts is also located close to all the important locations of the city, which gives them an extra point in our selection.
Book your room here and head over to San Francisco!
The Line Hotel Los Angeles - Distinct LA Culture
In their own words, The Line Hotel draws inspiration from the distinct Los Angeles culture of its surrounding neighborhood. They also organize workshops which cover a wide range of topics from design, art and food to social media, business and technology. The hotel was designed by Sean Knibb, who also provided handmade furnishings from his Venice Beach studio, and turned these spaces into a great mixture of comfort and quality. On top of that, each room features floor-to-ceiling views of Los Angeles.
If you like what you see, book it here.
Ace Hotel Portland - Events, Bikes and Pets
A block from Powell’s Books and the Pearl District, the Ace Hotel is located in the old Clyde Hotel building in downtown Portland. The facility also has a 1200-square-foot event space called The Cleaners, which is available to rent for events, art exhibitions, meet-ups, brainstorms and parties. They also rent bikes, as Portland has a lot of bike lanes. The hotel is beautifully designed, and the fact they are proud of is that it’s dog-friendly, so if you have one, Ace Hotel Portland is probably the place to go.
Ace Hotel Los Angeles - Place for Photoshoots
Speaking of Ace Hotel, there is one in Los Angeles too, which opened in 2014 in the historic United Artists building. This ornate, storied and vibrant Los Angeles gem stands as a monument to a group of seminal American artists pushing out on their own. One of their events spaces includes the Segovia Hall, which many artists used for photoshoots for its ample natural light and Old Hollywood mystique. After all, its the Ace Hotel, and those guys just can’t go wrong when it comes to accommodation in style, so make sure you book it here.
Soho House West Hollywood Hotel - Home for Creatives
An exclusive destination, Soho House West Hollywood Hotel is a private members’ club on Sunset Boulevard. The facility offers a spacious roof garden and a screening room. Founded in 1995 in London as a home from home for people working in creative fields, it now has 13 Houses located in the UK, Berlin, Istanbul, New York, West Hollywood, Miami, Chicago and Toronto. The majority of their members work in traditional creative industries, with the film, fashion, advertising, music, art and media sectors, among others, heavily represented.
Rosewood Cordevalle Hotel San Martin - For Wine and Nature Lovers
A true gem of Northern California and immersed in a wine country, Rosewood CordeValle is a luxury resort. Because of its location, it also includes an 85 acre winery and vineyard. If you want to get away from the city and into the heart of nature, this place is perfect for you. The resort also features Sense spa, fitness room, outdoor pool and Tennis Center with 4 plexicushion tournament courts, a Golf shop and a Clubhouse. Head over to Booking.com and make your reservation!
The Hollywood Roosevelt Los Angeles - Old Hollywood Elegance
A Thompson Hotel, The Hollywood Roosevelt opened in Los Angeles in 1927 and has been an example of Old Hollywood elegance and excitement ever since. Since hosting the First Academy Awards in 1929, The Hollywood Roosevelt has become both a landmark attraction and a popular destination for locals and tourists from around the world. Their Tropicana Bar is overlooking David Hockney’s million dollar swimming pool. If you’re a fan of great hotels, book The Hollywood Roosevelt now.
Hotel G San Francisco - unique boutique hotel
Hotel G is a unique boutique hotel in the heart of San Francisco. Throughout the building, you can find artworks from many artists, usually on canvas or paper. The hotel re-opened in 2014 after a two-year renovation, and it now offers 153 comfortable and luxurious rooms. The hotel is conveniently located at Mason and Geary, one block from Union Square, and steps from cable cars and access to San Francisco attractions. Book now and experience one of the city’s landmark hotels.
The Peninsula Hotel Beverly Hills - Forbes Five Star-rated hotel
The only AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five Star-rated hotel in Southern California every year since 1993, The Peninsula Hotel Beverly Hills offers 194 guest rooms, including 38 suites and 16 private villas, nestled among lush tropical gardens in the heart of Beverly Hills. The Peninsula is located at the intersection of Wilshire and South Santa Monica Boulevards, within easy walking distance of Century City and Beverly Hills’ legendary Rodeo Drive.
The Standard Downtown LA Hotel - one of the best in the world
We’ve already talked about The Standard Hotel in one of our other editions dedicated to art hotels, and if you’ve read them, you know we’re fans of this facility. The Standard Downtown LA Hotel is definitely one of the best in the world, and its divine design makes you wanna stay there forever. The hotel revolutionized the concept of a business hotel and helped revitalize downtown LA. The property features a rooftop pool and bar with stunning panoramic views of Los Angeles. If you’re in love as we are, book your stay here.