Hollywood recently welcomed The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood, a new luxury hotel located in the heart of the most storied and symbolic neighborhoods in the city.
“The Godfrey Hotel’s high-energy restaurant, nightlife and event venues, carefully curated guestrooms and artwork throughout will be a complementary addition to the neighborhood,” describes Clay Andrews, Vice President of Operations, West Coast and General Manager of The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood at Oxford Hotels. “It will provide a new cultural hotspot for locals and travelers alike.”
Always excited for a new hot spot, we made our way to what may soon become the best hotel in Hollywood and were stunned by the glamorous, almost retro-chic, vibe that overtakes you upon entry. A haven for artists and creative visionaries, the aesthetic’s heady vibe carefully crafted by The Gettys Group (known for their work at The Bellagio, The Wayfarer DTLA and China’s Visun Villas resort, to name just a few).
Los Angeles-based Kevin Barry Art Advisory curated and provided Godfrey’s extensive art collection, which adorn both the interiors and exteriors of the hotel. Pieces include the one-of-a-kind “I Love You” sculpture beckoning you forward at the entrance of the hotel and a life-size swept bronze “Dress and Tuxedo” sculpture which emotes an appreciation of its neighborhood’s Old Hollywood style. Our personal favorite piece – a seven-piece sculpture that comes together to form a celestial set of hand-pigmented gold wings.
Marvel at the dichroic glass casting rainbow shadows across the room as you make your way up to IO ROOFTOP atop Godfrey Hotel Hollywood. Recently named “the hottest ticket in town” and one of Los Angeles’ best rooftop bars, this is one stop you need to put at the top of your list pronto.
As the largest rooftop in Hollywood, guests can not only enjoy craft cocktails made by expert mixologists at one of the two bars, but a 70-foot projection-mapping screen for movie screenings and art displays, sexy secluded lounge areas and a glittering pool that we’re almost positive emits a siren song as it invites you to mellow in its waters.
Complete with a rotating calendar of DJs and comedy shows as well as serving sushi from 4PM – 10PM, we couldn’t be happier to live in sunny SoCal where outdoor spaces like this can be enjoyed year-round.
Once you work up your appetite at the best rooftop bar in town, head to About Last Knife, The Godfrey’s SoCal-centric signature dining experience courtesy of talented Chef Steven Blackburn. Chef Steven offers an elevated menu that features a substantial showing of plant-based options that stand on their own, appealing not just to vegetarians and vegans, but also to the health-conscious LA demographic. In addition to a phenomenal food menu, their curated bar program offers seasonal cocktails, local craft beers, and local whiskeys.
One of the many things we love about Hollywood’s best hotel is that there is something for every preference level.
The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood’s 220 luxury guest rooms are available for booking now. Each room boasts tufted headboards, custom brass light fixtures, opulent baths that lavish your senses with rain showers and artistic wallcoverings in a mood-setting palette of smoky green and blush pink.
“We are excited to commence welcoming guests to The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood as it is fixed to become one of the city’s premier hotels with incomparable amenities in the heart of Hollywood,” gushes Andrews.
Sitting pretty at 1400 Cahuenga Blvd, this spectacular, dog-friendly (huge plus for us!), seven-story, 75,000-square-foot hotel is Oxford Capital Group’s fourth hotel under the Godfrey brand. The international Oxford Capital firm specializes in large-scale acquisitions, developments and redevelopments with an emphasis on hotels, resorts, conference centers, senior housing, multifamily, mixed-use, urban retail, parking and additional operationally intensive real estate.
Don’t be the last to experience Hollywood’s best luxury hotel and largest rooftop experience. Book a room, make reservations at https://www.godfreyhotelhollywood.com
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