West Hollywood, CA (Vocus) December 3, 2009
No matter what side of Santa's list you fall on, you’ll find plenty of reasons to stay, play and shop in West Hollywood this holiday season. Nestled at the base of the Hollywood Hills in the center of the greater Los Angeles region, West Hollywood’s temperate year-round climate, 14 unique hotels, and unsurpassed shopping, dining and nightlife make it an ideal winter destination.
The highlight of the season in West Hollywood is the holiday shopping night in glamorous Avenues of Art & Design (http://www.avenuesartdesign.com) district on December 10 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Shoppers are invited to stroll through The Avenues and enjoy extended hours, special discounts, hors d’ouevres, beverages and signature gifts at participating businesses. Visitors can expect a festive atmosphere complete with decorations, lights, music, and carolers and Santas roaming the district. Restaurants including Cecconi’s, Lemonade, Sur, Petrossian Paris and Le Pain Quotidien will welcome shoppers with special menus and holiday treats.
Here are a few more of the many reasons to visit West Hollywood this holiday season:
Chamberlain West Hollywood – "Cozy Up For the Holidays" Package
This winter, Chamberlain West Hollywood invites guests to “cozy up” for a holiday escape in the heart of West Hollywood. Settle in to a Grand King Suite and receive two winter inspired cocktails to enjoy by the in-room fireplace along with a cozy Chamberlain logo throw blanket. In addition, guests can enjoy a special dinner for two at The Bistro, where Chef Mark Pierce will showcase a 5-course tasting menu of winter comfort foods with a twist. Available Nov. 1, 2009 – Feb. 28, 2010. (Blackout dates: Dec. 31, Jan. 17, Jan. 31) Cost is $550 (for 2 people) plus room tax. For more information and to book this package, please visit http://www.chamberlainwesthollywood.com.
Mondrian - Shopping Package
The Mondrian, one of West Hollywood's most chic hotels, is jumping on the holiday bandwagon and offering guests a special package that includes a room rebate and discounts at several of the top fashion boutiques in Los Angeles with your stay. Book a room from now until January 10, 2010 and receive a $100 hotel credit, which can go toward your room bill, bar or restaurant tab. Room rates start at $295 and valet parking is free. When you decide to leave the confines of your luxurious room, head over to some of the most stylish stores in town and receive a discount. This would be the perfect time to shop for others. The following local shops will offer 20% off retail purchases: Catherine Malandrino, Just Cavalli, T. Pettersson, Lotta, Diavolina, Madison, Vince, Moods of Norway, Diane Von Furstenberg, Arcade Boutique and Beckley. There are discounts at additional stores. Check in with the Mondrian for more information. Reservations can be made by calling (800) 606-6090 (mention PKSEAS) or through the website at http://www.mondrianhotel.com.
The London West Hollywood – Holiday Dinners at Gordon Ramsay and Fireside Bites
The London West Hollywood, named the Top Large City Hotel in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure magazine, will be offering a wealth of holiday-inspired activities, including Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve dinners at Gordon Ramsay Restaurant; and Fireside Bites – a selection of toasty drinks and treats served poolside, next to the rooftop fire pit. Rates for the month of December start from $229/night per room based on double occupancy and availability. For more information, please visit http://www.thelondonwesthollywood.com.
Ramada Plaza West Hollywood – Discounts on Stays of 3 or More Nights
This modern hotel recently completed a full renovation and offers quality accommodations and exemplary guest service. The Ramada Plaza is located in close proximity to entertainment venues, famous restaurants, and great shopping. The hotel will offer a 15% discounts for stays of three nights, and 20% discounts for stays of four or more nights. This offer is valid Nov. 1, 2009 – Dec. 30, 2009. For more information about this hotel, visit http://www.ramadaweho. To book the package, send an e-mail to info (at) ramadaweho (dot) com.
Palihouse Holloway – Special Holiday Rates
Palihouse Holloway is a stylish, luxury metropolitan LA hotel infused with timeless traditions and personalized service. For the holidays, Palihouse is offering its guests a "15% Temperley love Palihouse" discount upon check-in through the end of the year. Various room discounts also may be applicable over the holidays; call the hotel at 323-327-9702 to inquire. For more information about the hotel, visit http://www.palihouse.com.
Le Montrose Suites Hotel - West Hollywood Residents’ Special
This luxury all-suite property is nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood. The hotel is offering a special discount to West Hollywood residents this holiday season through December 30, 2009. Junior Suites start at $169/night plus tax, Executive Suites start at $189/night plus tax, and One-Bedroom Suites start at $249/night plus tax. For more information, visit http://www.lemontrose.com.
Andaz West Hollywood – Seasonal Menus at RH Restaurant
Why not add a festive twist from the Southwest of France to your gathering this holiday season at RH restaurant and the Andaz West Hollywood? In addition to the new RH fall menu, this holiday season Chef Sebastien Archambault is offering his own family recipes like roasted turkey stuffed with chestnuts, foie gras and bûche de noel for private celebrations from November 1 – December 31, 2009. Call 323-656-6090 for RH reservations and special event inquiries. http://www.andazwesthollywood.com
Le Parc Suites Hotel – Get a Third Night Free
Enjoy all the sights and sounds of West Hollywood, and then retire to sweet repose in one of Le Parc’s King Suites. Or surprise the next-of-kin this season with a 3-day getaway in one of the most chic accommodations this side of the Hollywood Hills. Le Parc is offering a special Advance Purchase Rate – a 20% discount off the best available rate when you book your stay at least 21 days in advance. Or, take advantage of the “Stay Free” special: reserve a two-night stay and receive a third night for free. AAA Rates are also available. http://www.leparcsuites.com
About The West Hollywood Marketing & Visitors Bureau
Located at the foot of the Hollywood Hills in the heart of Los Angeles and just 1.9 square miles in size, the city of West Hollywood rivals the world’s most exciting travel destinations. Visitors can spend their days shopping in the colorful design district, lounging at a rooftop hotel pool, or visiting one of the area’s cultural attractions. And when the sun goes down, West Hollywood really heats up with world-class dining experiences and the legendary nightspots of The Sunset Strip and Santa Monica Blvd. The city’s small size and central location make it a friendly, walkable haven for travelers.
The West Hollywood Marketing & Visitors Bureau is a 501(c) non-profit organization dedicated to marketing the City of West Hollywood as a “living forward” visitor destination to business and leisure travelers by promoting awareness of the city’s unique location, image, businesses and industries and by providing support for the city’s economic development efforts. For more information on West Hollywood’s cutting edge businesses or to plan the ultimate getaway, please visit http://www.visitwesthollywood.com. For the latest offers and tips on living like a West Hollywood insider, visit http://www.WHinsiders.com.
Andy Keown, Director of Communications
keown (at) visitwesthollywood (dot) com
Kristen Trzcinski, Media Manager
trzcinski (at) visitwesthollywood (dot) com