Sunset Tower Hotel

Hotel and Hotel Bar
8358 W Sunset Blvd (at Kings Rd), West Hollywood, CA 90069, United States
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  • old hollywood
  • vanity fair
  • oscar
  • scenic views
  • martinis
  • outdoor seating
  • balcony
  • swimming pool
  • shrimp cocktail
  • breakfast food
  • salmon
  • cookies
  • truffle fries
  • delivery
  • burgers
  • steak salad
  • landmarks
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  • vodka
  • People

    Get your martini on with Jennifer Aniston! This is the former Friend's go-to spot for dinner or a drink; just make a reservation online. For lunch or dinner, try the casual poolside Terrace Bar.

    People · August 24, 2010
  • AskMen

    The steak salad is incredible, but make sure to save room for the complimentary warm chocolate-chip cookies for dessert. Read more

    AskMen · April 1, 2011
  • Vanity Fair

    This Hollywood hotel plays gracious host to Vanity Fair’s prolific Oscar party.

    Vanity Fair · February 4, 2013
  • Vanity Fair Agenda

    The location of the premier awards season red carpet: it’s home to the legendary Vanity Fair Oscar® Party.

    Vanity Fair Agenda · January 30, 2012
  • Shawn K.

    Very relaxed pool atmosphere for getting some sun and food.

    Shawn Kormondy · June 19, 2010
  • ToryBurch

    This Art Deco gem has a storied past (Clark Gable and Frank Sinatra called it home). Order a Plymouth martini at the Tower Bar and channel Old Hollywood.

    ToryBurch · May 2, 2011

    They’ve kept the Old Hollywood feel but feature slick new amenities. Great access to nightlife and the complimentary Kiehl’s bath products ensure that you look (and feel) your best out on the town. Read more · October 7, 2011
  • Outernational Inc.

    We love the old St. James's Club built in 1931 in striking Art Deco style. Just off the Sunset strip with a view of Hollywood at your doorstep. Makes us want to smoke a pipe and dress like Cary Grant.

    Outernational Inc. · September 16, 2011
  • Ryan

    Stay in a room with a balcony (very limited) for fantastic views of the Sunset Strip and Hollywood in general.

    Ryan · January 23, 2011
  • Travel + Leisure

    The Art Deco landmark has killer city views and an A-list clientele.

    Travel + Leisure · September 21, 2012
  • Shawn K.

    Now they are back to not allowing outside people access to the pool unless you pay $75. LAME!! They do this every other year.

    Shawn Kormondy · November 15, 2010
  • Dona K.

    Cool spot built in the 20's. Used to be the Argyle...

    Dona Klein · August 27, 2010
  • Jeremy W.

    Solid dry martini

    Jeremy Welt · March 26, 2010
  • Curbed

    Built in 1921 & designed by Leland Bryant as a luxury apartment building for stars (including Howard Hughes, Errol Flynn, Marilyn Monroe). Revived in 2005, with the old school elegance firmly intact. Read more

    Curbed · March 24, 2014
  • Vanity Fair

    This hotel and restaurant serves up classic California cuisine to the likes of Tom Ford, Ben Stiller, Chelsea Handler, and Reese Witherspoon.

    Vanity Fair · January 7, 2013
  • Valeria K.

    Truffle fries is where it's at!

    Valeria Kholostenko · November 8, 2012
  • Justin K.

    Dinner at the bar (solo or w/ a guest) is all class. Shrimp cocktail, burger and the salmon are all perfect.

    Justin Kalifowitz · October 5, 2012
  • Nick L.

    Breakfast on the terrace - do it

    Nick Lehman · February 23, 2012

    Check-in here to escape from the rest of the world. They have everything you need for a quick getaway or an extended stay. Balcony rooms are highly recommended. · September 10, 2011
  • Christina R.

    At the Hollywood Hot List with Latina Mag! Yay!

    Christina Rosas Anastasiou · October 3, 2014
  • David M.

    Hit the bar for a post massage libation and enjoy the people watching and view.

    David M. · August 30, 2014
  • Carsten S.

    Great staff, great service, great location ... My favorite hotel in LA.

    Carsten Schmidt · August 7, 2014
  • Louie V.

    The hotel general manager is from Australia. Just say nice things about Australia and they'll treat u right

    Louie Vital · August 1, 2014
  • Anton W.

    Pool Access: $75 per person day pass

    Anton Williams · January 29, 2014
  • LA Home & Style

    The Tower Bar and restaurant is Old Hollywood with great views.

    LA Home & Style · March 10, 2013
  • ross j.

    great lunch questions asked, none taken

    ross johnson · May 1, 2012
  • Zach Aarons

    Some of the best drinks in Los Angeles in a glamorous retro deco setting. Many stars of old used to drink here. (3 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more

    Zach Aarons · March 31, 2012
  • Dawn C.

    Chocolate (light) fizzy creamcycle vodka cocktail 'the creamcycle fizz' will get you through the warm evenings like nothing else...see Brett.

    Dawn Coulson · January 20, 2012
  • Dawn C.

    Try Derick's expresso martini, the stimulating martini that tastes great! It beats a Red Bull vodka by far...

    Dawn Coulson · January 20, 2012
  • Tom K.

    Old-school Hollywood. Saw Sean Penn there once on a quiet night at the bar. Friendly bartenders and yummy snacks.

    Tom Karlo · August 17, 2011
  • Ollie C.

    Become friendly with the staff and they're likely to let you use the pool even if you're not staying there

    Ollie Charlton · July 16, 2011
  • Corey C.

    Incredible service, average amenities.

    Corey Cirillo · June 2, 2011
  • Corey C.

    Stay away from rooms on the 5th floor. Too noisy.

    Corey Cirillo · May 31, 2011
  • Toby U.

    Hotelier Jeff Klein continues to deliver the ultimate in hospitality.

    Toby Usnik · May 7, 2011
  • Richard K.

    Always order "The Dimitri" at the bar. He's also friendly as hell!

    Richard Knafelc · November 12, 2010

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