Beverly Hills is synonymous with over-the-top luxury. But what if you have Beverly Hills-bound clients who are more comfortable with a hip, lounge-centric and boutique-style property? Send them to The Crescent Beverly Hills, a hotel getting high marks from young trendsetters in the entertainment community.
"The Crescent is the only boutique hotel within the Beverly Hills Golden Triangle," says Ellen Miller, general manager, The Crescent Hotel Beverly Hills. "In the business district proper, we're the only truly modern, trendy property."
The 35-room (no suites) property is one mile from
The relaxed and intimate environment at the hotel is a huge selling point.
For example, guests can come down to the lobby, eat breakfast off the coffee table and scan complimentary newspapers. "We act like it's a home, and we hope our guests treat it that way," says Miller.
The average age of guests at the
Hip room amenities include iPod minis loaded with custom playlists, complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs with full cable access, cordless phones with speaker phone and voice mail and cutting-edge concrete-finished custom bathrooms.
Miller points out that the best rooms are those on the
The hotel partners with the Sports Club LA, and guests have access to the exclusive private gym at a daily cost of $20, without the necessity of being accompanied by a member. "It's usually $25 accompanied by a member," says Miller. "Sports Club LA is within walking distance, and they have a spa." Miller also notes that Spa 415 is only two doors down from the hotel. She suggests agents call the hotel's front desk if they want to make advance Spa 415 appointments for their clients. The hotel has valet parking only, which is $24 a night.
Chic and Modern Dining
The hotel's restaurant, Boé, is somewhat of a destination in
itself. It has the only outdoor living room and lobby lounge with
indoor/outdoor fireplaces in
For more information, call 310-247-0505 or visit visit www.crescentbh.com.