Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills welcomes first guests

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills welcomes first guests

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills has opened its doors, adding a much-anticipated, soon-to-be-iconic hotel to the intersection of Wilshire and Santa Monica boulevards – the gateway to Beverly Hills.

Adjacent to The Beverly Hilton, the 12-story hotel is the Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts’ first new build on the West Coast and second California property, joining the legendary Waldorf Astoria portfolio of now 26 hotels and resorts worldwide.

Owned by Alagem Capital Group and clients of Guggenheim Partners, the hotel’s 119 deluxe rooms and 51 suites are part of a world-class, Art Deco-influenced design created by renowned interior design firm Pierre-Yves Rochon.

“Waldorf Astoria’s west coast expansion is celebrated today with the opening of a new, modern icon, Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, which will offer global travellers a new standard of luxury in Los Angeles,” said John Vanderslice, global head, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts.”

In the public spaces of the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, guests will discover chic touches throughout the hotel, from the triple-height lobby with a contemporary Art Deco design to hand-painted murals, custom crystal chandeliers and elegant Lalique installations.

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Richly upholstered furniture in soothing tones of celadon, taupe and white is accented by spectacular pieces of art, creating an environment that is both sophisticated and relaxing.

The rooftop pool deck, available only to hotel guests, will be the loftiest and largest rooftop destination of its kind in Beverly Hills.

Impeccably landscaped, the rooftop gathering area will include, VIP cabanas, a lounge area with panoramic views as well as a swimming pool.

Guests can enjoy a private Rolls Royce house car offering complimentary drop-off service within a two-mile radius, or simply stay home in the hotel and lounge in a private cabana at the rooftop pool, enjoy a deluxe treatment at the only La Prairie Spa in Los Angeles, or stop in for a makeover at the Tracey Cunningham Salon.

The hotel also features 6,300 square feet of meeting spaces, including two ballrooms, perfect for weddings, corporate meetings or gala celebrations.

“Bringing the renowned Waldorf Astoria brand to Beverly Hills has been a dream for many years,” said owner Beny Alagem.

“As we open our doors to this stunningly beautiful hotel, I think every visitor stepping across our threshold will agree that our dream has been fulfilled far and beyond even our wildest imagination.”

The Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills is located at 9850 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Jerone Werdmolder serves as the general manager and Luc Delafosse is the managing director.