Three historic Los Angeles hotels are offering safe and sane staycation jaunts for those  who want to soak up a little bit of history and take a break from the new normal.

On Friday, August 14, the iconic Hotel Figueroa turns 94 and will celebrate with a ‘”Suite Summertime Stay” offer available through the end of the year, as well as the debut of a collection from local featured artist Stephanie DeAngelis in collaboration with global art marketplace Society6. Highlights include:

  • A $50 dining credit to the hotel’s new outdoor poolside eatery, Veranda Al Fresco, which recently launched a brand new menu of Mexico City-inspired fare from Executive Chef Adrian Garcia, including street tacos, esquites, squash blossom quesadillas and cocktails to match, like non-alcoholic and boozy paletas.
  • Veranda Al Fresco offers contactless in-room ordering and poolside service via the hotel’s new app.
  • Limited-edition Society6 tote bag and towel designed by artist Stephanie DeAngelis, exclusively for ‘Suite Summertime Stay’ bookings.
  • Discount of up to 30% off for those who choose to keep the party going and extend their stay beyond one night.
  • Exclusive access to Hotel Figueroa’s famous coffin-shaped pool (with chairs spaced 6+ feet apart and fresh towels placed on fully sanitized chairs between uses).
  • Free self-parking and cancellation at any time.
  • Rigorous cleaning and sanitization of guest rooms and public spaces, including cutting-edge UV sterilizer technology.
  • Face masks required indoors.
  • Outdoor pool lounge chairs spaced 6+ feet apart, cleaned with EPA-rated, hotel-grade disinfectant, and fresh towels placed on fully sanitized chairs between uses.
  • 10-foot social distance protocol for all guests and staff.
  • One to two-person capacity limit on elevator.
  • Self-check-in kiosks and 24-hour support and communication with guests via text messaging
  • Custom face masks ($26) for guests in collaboration with female artist and muralist BellaGomez, with 25% of all proceeds supporting S.H.E. LA initiative with the California Black Women’s Health Project.
  • Contactless ordering and in-room dining from on-premise restaurant Veranda Al Fresco via the hotel’s new app.

    Courtesy Hotel Figueroa

The Hollywood Roosevelt has reopened its doors with a variety of promotions to help travelers find their urban escape this summer season, featuring:

  • Workcation: Tired of working from home: The Hollywood Roosevelt is currently offering guests the chance to spend the day in a poolside Cabana Suite and enjoy perks like complimentary Wi-Fi, complimentary gym access (based on availability and Los Angeles City and County Covid-19 mandates, reservation basis), parking for one vehicle, complimentary water, tea and coffee, and early access to the suite from 9 a.m. until it’s time for sundowner cocktails at 8 p.m. Rates start at $159 for a Cabana Garden or Balcony room, available Monday-Wednesday. Want to take a dip in the pool in the middle of a meeting? Bring a friend – rate includes access for one guest. If you want to make it a staycation, extend for the night for $50. Link to book.
  • Road trip: In partnership with fashion influencer and DJ Lola Angusta, guests can enjoy access to a custom Spotify playlist from Lola and a room rate, starting at $249, complimentary valet parking, and to-go lunch for two. Roadtrippers can also enjoy guaranteed reserved spots at the David Hockney painted Tropicana pool. Two-night minimum stay required, Link to book.
  • Every Tuesday night, guests can also enjoy summer movie classics at the Tropicana Pool with cult hits from The Goonies to Sixteen Candles.

    David Hockney Pool (Courtesy Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel)

For the Hotel Casa del Mar, in Santa Monica on the beach, which just opened their outdoor dining area, the Terrazza Lounge, the hotel has a park-and-play package (complimentary valet or self-parking and a $50 food and beverage credit daily) and coastal distancing package ($100 F&B credit daily, bike rental, welcome gift and complimentary valet or self-parking).


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