The final piece of the $2.5 billion L.A. LIVE sports, residential and entertainment district is all set to be officially inaugurated today. The final piece, the highly anticipated Ritz-Carlton hotel is said to be the first luxury hotel of its caliber in Downtown LA. Situated on the upper floors of the luxurious tower that it shares with sister hotel JW Marriott Los Angeles, the lavish Ritz Carlton hotel features 123 guestrooms, including 14 suites. The plush 3000 sq. ft. Ritz-Carlton Suite is the hotels largest suite is sure to be a favorite with luxury lovers offering panoramic views and featuring everything luxurious including a piano and entertainment room, media corner, lounge, kitchen and formal dining area. Designed by Gensler, the hotel and luxury condominium tower will be LEED-certified and is owned by L.A. LIVE developer MacFarlane Partners. The credit for décor goes to Los Angeles firm, Barry Design.
Besides luxurious rooms, guests can also enjoy a pampering experience at the hotels spa which is also Downtown L.A.’s only full-service hotel spa. With nine treatment rooms, two customized aromatherapy steam rooms, cold plunge showers and two relaxation lounges, and iPod docking capability on every treatment table, this spa is definitely the best way to indulge. For the foodie, the hotels 24th storey is definitely a must visit as it will be home to celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck’s latest restaurant concept, christened WP24. Just a storey below on the 23rd floor, guests can enjoy the views of the breathtaking LA skyline as they relax and let loose in the hotels Club Lounge.
A private pool and roof top bar awaits guests on the hotels 26th floor. For the fitness freak this floor even features a 2,000-square-foot fitness center. Catering to every need of its clientele, this hotel even features nearly 100,000-square-feet of ballroom and meeting rooms.
Sure to be the favorite destination of luxury lovers, the Ritz Carlton hotel is an experience you cannot miss.