Los Angeles, California – Reported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle Magazine
After a $1.5 million renovation in March 2010, the newly renovated 4,000 square foot (372 square meters) Presidential Suite has been beautifully re-designed by Barry Designs to integrate contemporary art and décor while maintaining the traditional elegance of the space. As you enter the suite, a spectacular grand foyer greets you with high ceilings, skylights and roman columns along with intricate crown molding originally designed when the Hotel opened in 1928. The original hardwood floors have been re-stained in a dark espresso color to modernize the space throughout the suite. Located on the eighth floor of the original Wilshire Wing, this grand suite has sweeping views of the Hollywood Hills and has been graced by numerous celebrities, legends and dignitaries over the decades. Guests staying in the Presidential Suite will enjoy exclusive added amenities including use of a luxury car, dedicated personal concierge, complimentary airport transfer to and from the hotel, fully stocked refrigerator with favorite food items and five hours of personal time per week – which includes the choice of spa treatments, personal trainer, fashion stylist or hair & make-up artist. The Presidential Suite is available for $20,000 per night.
Additional details on the suite include: -The light and refreshing Living Room includes a luxurious sitting area and state-of-the-art media equipment consisting of a 55” flat screen television featuring stations from around the world and a Crestron System that allows you to control virtually everything in the suite from the media, sound system, lighting and curtains.
-The Library offers an impressive space anchored by a vibrant orange cow hide rug contrasting the rich furnishings which include a rosewood and bleached sycamore display case with hand-blown Murano glass accessories, a striking Phyllis Morris desk and comfortable sitting area enabling either business or pleasurable conversations.
-Ideal for entertaining up to 10 guests, the intimate Dining Room features the original dark wood paneling to maintain the richness of the space along with Makassar ebony table and Michael Berman chairs and a dramatic ‘boat-shaped’ Swarovski crystal chandelier.
-A stainless steel and granite countertop kitchen area connects between the Dining Room and Library.
-The spacious and elegant Master Bedroom features a stunning canopy bed and comfortable sitting area along with hand tufted wool and viscose carpet highlighted by silver-toned fabrics creating a captivating backdrop for the splashes of vibrant fuchsia which are sprinkled throughout the bedroom. His and hers walk-in closets along with motorized drapery and state-of-the-art media equipment complete the space.
-As you enter the Master Bathroom, you are struck by the Ann Saks laser cut black and white decorative stone feature wall above the deep soaking tub. The bathroom also includes a steam shower for two, mirrors with integrated custom designed televisions custom above the black lacquer vanity counter and a Toto full performance toilet with bidet.
-The Guest Bedroom features sophisticated taupe and soft lavender tones with accents of chartreuse, Venetian glass lamps and a luxuriously upholstered headboard.