The first time I stayed at the Standard in 2002 I was greated by a nude male model playing with dollar bills and a telephone receiver inside a crystal frame, fish-bowl sort of like.
I wasn't terribly impressed. I was there for work and had little time to dwell on the light atmosphere. I was amused by the destination writing in the rooms, which though hospital-scant are very comfortable. The location is right below the Hills, smack on sunset, next to places like Marmont and the infamous Viper Room. Great.
I stayed there a couple of times more.
If you are looking for something diverse in L.A. without having to bump into too many celebrities, I do recommend it. Personnel is top notch.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Standard, located in the heart of the Sunset Strip, is a true original catering to a young-spirited clientele who appreciate the hotel's "timeless modern" design and offbeat sensibility. The hotel features a floor to ceiling shag carpeted lobby lounge, a live DJ at the front desk, an outdoor pool with a sundeck covered in cobalt blue Astroturf, an ongoing exhibition devoted to fine art video, and live performance art. ... more less
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Travelocity, Expedia, Sabre Hospitality Solutions, Orbitz, Hotels.com, Splendia, Cheap Tickets, Despegar.com, BookIt.com, Priceline, Agoda and Jetsetter so you can book your The Standard, Hollywood reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
- Also Known As:
- The Standard, Hollywood Hotel West Hollywood
- Standard Hotel Hollywood