InterContinental Los Angeles Rating: 4.0 Pearls
West LA, Los Angeles, California

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Pros

Cons

  • Fee per day for Wi-Fi
  • Fee per day for parking
  • Pet fee
  • Far from popular Los Angeles attractions

Bottom Line

This 364-room hotel in Century City, a commercial center for LA's TV and movie industry, features big rooms (starting at 425 square feet) with balconies and great views, free car service in a hybrid car, a sushi bar, and 24-hour room service. But room decor is a little bland, and the fitness center isn't as impressive as the Hyatt Regency's (although unlike the Hyatt's, it's free).

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 Location

Located in Century Center, a short drive from Beverly Hills

The hotel is located in Century City, a major commercial district that's home to the headquarters of many TV and movie networks. It is just off Avenue of the Stars, and near the CAA talent agency, MGM, and Fox. It's a five-minute drive to Beverly Hills, and a 15-minute drive to the sites on Hollywood Boulevard.

  • 5-minute drive to upscale shops on Rodeo Drive
  • 10-minute drive to the bars and clubs on The Sunset Strip,
  • 15-minute drive to Santa Monica beach
  • 15-minute drive to Grauman's Chinese Theater and Hollywood Boulevard
  • 20-minute drive to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
  • 20-minute drive to the Museum of Contemporary Art
  • 20-minute drive to the L.A. Live Center, home to the Staples Center and Nokia Theatre
  • 25-minute drive to Universal Studios theme park
  • 25-minute drive to Dodger Stadium

 Rooms

Bright and spacious, with iPod docks and Keurig coffeemakers

King Superior Room
King Superior Room

The big, comfortable rooms have high-end amenities like 42-inch flat-screen TVs, Keurig coffeemakers, and iPod docks. The neutral color scheme is soothing, if not particularly stylish.

All rooms include:

  • 42- inch flat-screen TVs with HBO
  • Balcony
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Coffeemaker (many are high-end Keurig machines)
  • Free newspaper
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Electronic check-out
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe large enough for a laptop
  • iPod dock
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Stocked minibar
  • Wi-Fi available in all rooms
  • Mini-fridge and microwave available upon request
  • All rooms have sofa beds; rollaways can also be requested

Room types:

  • Superior Room: 425 square feet; king or two double beds; walk-in shower and separate tub
  • Deluxe Suite: 575 square feet; king bed; separate living room; walk-in shower and separate tub; second 32-inch flat-screen TV in bedroom
  • Executive Suite: 700 square feet; king bed; separate living room with dining area; walk-in shower and separate tub; second 32-inch flat-screen TV in bedroom
  • Luxury Suite: 1,325 square feet; king or two double beds; large separate living room with dining area, wet bar, and desk; bathroom with more luxurious walk-in shower and separate soaking tub; extra half bathroom; second 32-inch flat-screen TV in bedroom
  • Presidential Suite: 1,575 square feet; king bed; ocean views; separate living room with dining area and bar; small kitchen; extra half bathroom; second flat-screen TV in bedroom
  • Royal Suite: 3,300 square feet; two bedrooms with flat-screen TVs; living room with two flat-screen TVs (one giant), piano, and dining area; second living room with flat-screen TV and desk; small kitchen; office; wraparound balcony with views of Hollywood; hardwood floors; master bathroom with whirlpool tub and huge walk-in shower with two shower heads

 Features

An outdoor pool and a full-service spa

The spa
The spa
  • Mercedes S Class hybrid car will take guests anywhere in a 1.5-mile radius
  • Pets under 20 pounds allowed for a fee
  • Wi-Fi fee per day or small charge per two hours
  • Outdoor pool and Jacuzzi
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Full-service Spa Intercontinental open daily
  • Lots of meeting space; ballrooms were renovated in 2012.
  • Business center offering fax, copy, and currier services
  • Concierge available throughout the day
  • 24-hour front desk staff
  • 24-hour room service
  • Parking fee per day

 Food

Sushi at the Park Grill Lounge

  • Park Grill: French- and California-influenced cuisine
  • Park Grill Lounge: Sushi and cocktails

 Bottom Line

This 364-room hotel in Century City, a commercial center for LA's TV and movie industry, features big rooms (starting at 425 square feet) with balconies and great views, free car service in a hybrid car, a sushi bar, and 24-hour room service. But room decor is a little bland, and the fitness center isn't as impressive as the Hyatt Regency's (although unlike the Hyatt's, it's free).

Things You Should Know About InterContinental Los Angeles

Address

  • 2151 Avenue of Stars, Los Angeles, California 90067, USA

Room Types

  • Deluxe Suite
  • Executive Suite
  • Luxury Suite
  • Presidential Suite
  • Standard Superior Room
  • Superior Room w/ Sundeck

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Hotel Features

Number of Rooms: 363
Pool: Yes
Fitness Center: Yes
Spa: Yes
Internet Access: Yes
Cribs: Yes
Jacuzzi (in room): Some
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Hotel Information

Location: West LA, Los Angeles
Address: 2151 Avenue of Stars, Los Angeles, California 90067, USA
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