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The Hollywood Roosevelt

Hotel and Historic Site
Central Hollywood, Los Angeles
  • Has a stamp of approval from LA Weekly and LAist
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  • Steve W.
    "comfortable hotel with the old Hollywood appeal."(7 Tips)
    National Geographic Traveller (UK)
    "Roosevelt- home of the very first Academy Awards"(3 Tips)
    "Great pool scene- cabana room- library bar"(3 Tips)
    L' 🌴🌞
    "Lovely place .. I enjoy the pool side"(12 Tips)
162 Tips and reviews
  • swimming pool
  • old hollywood
  • first academy awards
  • cabana room
  • bowling
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  • Pamela B.
    The restaurant 25 degrees is very tasty. A bit pricy but worth it for what I got. Love the old bar in the main Plaza inside.
  • ブルーノ
    Visited already the pool so I wanted to try the hotel even if I'm not a fan of the location. Not impressed. Super tiny rooms, inattentive staff. Won't come back but will just visit the pool instead..
  • Erik R.
    Erik RowleyJanuary 20
    The Hollywood Roosevelt is the oldest continually operating hotel in LA since its opening in 1927. The 1st Academy Awards was held here in 1929. Feel free to explore the main lobby!
  • Serhii L.
    Serhii LutskoJanuary 14
    Nice one, close to Main Street
  • OngAndrew 翁.
    OngAndrew 翁August 23, 2016
    Beautiful & comfortable hotel to stay
  • Alice D.
    Alice DxAugust 19, 2016
    Worst service ever! Very disappointing.
  • Jason B.
    Jason BiggsAugust 16, 2016
    Everything about this Hotel is class.
  • Eddie W.
    Eddie WilliamsJuly 15, 2016
    Everything is incredible here. From the Food to the Decor to the courtesy of the staff.
  • Alison B.
    Alison Byrne FieldsJuly 7, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Avoid valet area during Sunday afternoon pool party: hell.
  • Chaz W.
    Chaz WhatleyJune 26, 2016
  • Zachary P.
    Zachary PenningtonMay 27, 2016
    Awesome vibe here. Great burgers up front at 25° and excellent drinks all over.
  • Nadia Geneviève M.
    Great poolside parties.
  • Tim C.
    Tim ClarkeApril 20, 2016
    The rooms are terrible -- but the lobby and pool are decent.
  • Elliot J.
    Elliot JamesFebruary 16, 2016
    Best pool in LA
  • Amanda L.
    Amanda LunnDecember 24, 2015
    The lobby bar
  • Amanda L.
    Amanda LunnDecember 24, 2015
    The lobby bar!
  • Fredrik H.
    Fredrik HolmDecember 23, 2015
    Waited 30 minutes in the bar for a Whiskey sour and a Moscow mule ..... The room is nice though, but the bathroom could have been a bit nicer...
  • Thomas W.
    Thomas WittNovember 21, 2015
    Have a drink by the pool
  • Mitchell W.
    Mitchell WapnerAugust 16, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    The ambience, the drinks, the bartenders, the rooms, all the things.
  • Erin C.
    Erin CarriganJuly 30, 2015
    So amazing to stay here. Sleek and contemporary rooms
  • Edzel R.
    Edzel RebamontanJuly 20, 2015
    One of the oldest hotels in Hollywood
  • William C.
    William CoppinJune 13, 2015
    Great staff and hotel
  • Lina A.
    Lina A.April 26, 2015
    Lovely hotel !! always great to be here!
  • Devyn D.
    Devyn DeLoeraApril 5, 2015
    Had a haunted room experience (2nd floor) anyway I love the Roosevelt. Spent holidays, summer days and birthdays here ❤️
  • L' 🌴🌞
    L' 🌴🌞March 29, 2015
    Lovely place .. I enjoy the pool side
  • Reginald P.
    The Spare Room is a mist-go-to bar. There are chill vibes, good music, good drinks.
  • Katrina Z.
    Katrina ZaiJanuary 27, 2015
    Have to come here at least once for drinks just be have been here. Totally Old Hollywood. Landmark!!
  • Samantha M.
    Samantha McDanielDecember 28, 2014
    Library bar before Teddy's.
  • National Geographic Traveller (UK)
    The grand dame of Hollywood hotels, the Roosevelt- home of the very first Academy Awards- has been rolling out the red carpet since 1927. Read more
  • Wen Z.
    Wen ZhengDecember 3, 2014
    It's a amazing place, I like here very much...
  • Miriam G.
    Miriam GoldmanAugust 7, 2014
    One of my favourite places in the state. The Library Bar is divine, in particular.
  • Edgar S.
    Edgar SarmientoAugust 6, 2014
    Have a drink by the pool on a weeknight. Good date spot.
  • LAist
    LAistAugust 1, 2014
    Step back into the old Hollywood glam era at this Thompson property, which also happens to house some of the best bars and nightlife in the city. Read more
  • Carlee P.
    Carlee PotterJune 15, 2014
    Try the Guinness milkshake at 25 Degrees burger bar out front. I don't even like Guinness but I loved this. Incredible burgers too.
  • Sandro B.
    Sandro BigozziJune 6, 2014
    Figata galattica 😄😄
  • Nick
    NickMay 4, 2014
    Great pool scene- cabana room- library bar
  • Paul L.
    Paul LomeliApril 29, 2014
    Guy! Date night?
  • jamie
    jamieApril 17, 2014
    All over the spicy Margareta
  • Ron R.
    Ron R.April 13, 2014
    Great brunch
  • Curbed
    CurbedMarch 24, 2014
    Built in the 1920s by a group including Mary Pickford and Louis B. Mayer & hosted the first-ever Academy Awards. Now managed by Thompson Hotels, the Roosevelt has 300 rooms & a number of trendy bars. Read more
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • Ross
    RossJanuary 12, 2014
    Curb Your Enthusiasm - In the episode "Beloved Aunt" Larry David tries to get a room here but strikes out and is forced to go to Jeff's.
  • Steve W.
    Steve WilliamsJanuary 6, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    I stay here a lot, it's a comfortable hotel with the old Hollywood appeal. Also great location if you like the Hollywood area.
  • parker j.
    parker jaydenDecember 25, 2013
    New Year's Eve 2014 Party at Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel- Los Angeles,CA early @ Tuesday December 31, 2013.Grab Your Tickets @
  • Shawn S.
    Shawn SteinerDecember 4, 2013
    Library Bar is a warm and sultry place to have an amazing scotch after a long day!
  • CheapLocal S.
    CheapLocal SeoNovember 21, 2013
    A nice hotel where I attented a brief presentation about local SEO services in Los Angeles! Read more
  • Ryan A.
    Ryan AlexanderNovember 18, 2013
    If you want a good burger during your stay check out 25 Degrees in the lobby.
  • Tegan S.
    Tegan SilanskasOctober 10, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    From what one staff member told us, the mirror is no longer here due to vandalism concerns. It's a very swank hotel though.
  • Bubsy
    BubsyOctober 4, 2013
    Perhaps you will encounter the ghost of Marilyn Monroe walking through the hotel while you are there.
  • Sandra A.
    Sandra AdamsSeptember 28, 2013
    You can't visit LA and not go to the Roosevelt Hotel.
  • Diane P.
    Diane PatroneAugust 16, 2013
    Do not stay in room 835. Service elevator will keep you up all night.
  • James C.
    James CAugust 3, 2013
    Bartenders know their drinks. French bulldog as a special was fantastic. And the apps are really good during happy hour.
  • Alex W.
    Alex WillensJuly 29, 2013
    Great hotel, close to everything in Hollywood! Checked in late and got upgraded to a suite!
  • Phillip D.
    Phillip DahdouhJuly 7, 2013
    Pool side at this hotel in the weekend is lots of fun.
  • Ayman B.
    Ayman BJuly 2, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If your in Hollywood... This is the place to be!! Greatest party and nicest most beautiful people!!
  • Emily K.
    Emily K.June 10, 2013
    There's a great happy hour in the lobby!
  • Larry R.
    Larry RobinsonMay 26, 2013
    have a drink pool side.
  • Andrew F.
    Andrew FalsettiMay 16, 2013
    Thanks Champagne!!
  • jon a.
    jon accarrinoApril 25, 2013
    Watch out for the closet door handles. They're sharp. Ouch.
  • Adam M.
    Adam MayesMarch 21, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    spinning tonight @SpareRoomHwood in the @hwood_roosevelt w/ @NinaTarr at 10pm to closing, FREE, 21+
  • Glitterati Tours
    Glitterati ToursFebruary 19, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    We recommend the kale and chicken salad inside the Roosevelt at Public.
  • Benjamin G.
    Benjamin GodfreJanuary 13, 2013
    A Hollywood classic and must see.
  • Dmitry M.
    Dmitry MikloushevskyJanuary 2, 2013
    Strong smell of marijuana at the lobby
  • Rishi K.
    Rishi KhoslaDecember 31, 2012
    If you can spring for a king suite, get it. And when you do, ask for room 623. Tons of extra space and great views!
  • Taym J.
    Taym JarrNovember 18, 2012
    Dont come here unless you have balls. Level 10 babes
  • Chris H.
    Chris HintonNovember 14, 2012
    If you plan to actually sleep at the hotel don't let them put you on the third floor - unless loud shitty music all night helps you sleep.
  • Justin L.
    Justin LeuOctober 20, 2012
    This is why I use 4sq! check-in special: free wifi for first time guests.
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyOctober 13, 2012
    At the Tuesday night pool party you won't find the attitude that comes with most celeb-studded soirees. Located at the Roosevelt Hotel, it offers pool toys and a pleasant atmosphere... ~Romina Rosenow Read more
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • Amy R.
    Amy RickardSeptember 23, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Marilyn's mirror is now gone...
  • ♡🌼 ★♡ Bai Mu Dan XianZhi  ♡★🌼♡ g.
  • Sugar J.
    Sugar JonesJuly 27, 2012
    FYI: Rm 323 sucks. The view is awful and it's above the bar. If they try to check you in to that room, just say no. Probably the whole 3rd floor, as well.
  • FreshFoodLA: W.
    Get concierge-shopped groceries sustainably delivered from @WholeFoods to here, too! (310)734-8322 ¦
  • Turner Classic Movies
    Turner Classic MoviesApril 11, 2012
    The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel hosted the presentation of the 1st Academy Awards in 1929 inside it's Blossom ballroom.
  • Room 77
    Room 77March 28, 2012
    Wrapped around the renowned David Hockney pool, Tropicana Bar serves a cocktail called the Marilyn Suite, with Belvedere IX, St. Germain & passion fruit puree. Don't forget to cheers Marilyn's ghost. Read more
  • Mr J.
    Mr JohnMarch 21, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    I love this hotel and it's always my first choice when in LA. Totally different feel and historic.
  • CinCin
    CinCinMarch 20, 2012
    Monday is Game Night @ the Spare Room!
  • Gussy H.
    Gussy HaunMarch 16, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Rent the 2 lane bowling alley for $100 an hour
  • Silent Hollywood
    Silent HollywoodMarch 15, 2012
    Debauchery has reigned on the infamous rooftop patio since 1927. The site of the 1st Academy Awards, original investors in this lavish hotel included Pickford, Fairbanks, Mayer and Lowe.
  • Erwin L.
    Erwin LemiMarch 11, 2012
    Fun fun fun
  • Carla J.
    Carla JeanFebruary 17, 2012
    Teddy's 5 STAR Hotel & The 1 Of The Most ★FAMOUS★ Hot Spots In ★Hollywood★ Right Across From The Grauman's Chinese Theatre & The Red Carpet Events!! There's Even Bowling Lanes In The Suites!!
  • Vanity Fair Agenda
    Vanity Fair AgendaJanuary 30, 2012
    On Wednesdays, 6–9 p.m. at The Spare Room Bar: half-price bowling and select drink and food specials.
  • Saint Patrick R.L.
    Saint Patrick R.L.December 15, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    If Jack Daniels is there, it'll be one hell of a party... "Late Night"
  • Mital V.
    Mital VoraDecember 6, 2011
    Stay at this place has given me some wonderful Hollywood memories. I had a chance to see premiere of New Year's Eve movie and Ashton Kutcher ❤❤
  • Scoutmob
    ScoutmobNovember 29, 2011
    The first Academy Awards were held in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel's Blossom Room in 1929.
  • DJ Latin Prince ✔ 
    DJ Latin Prince ✔ November 11, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Come check me out at Teddy's in the mix!!
  • Jackie B.
    Jackie BandaNovember 7, 2011
    #TreatYoSelf to a great pool-side Friday night. If you want to sleep, don't book a room near the pool.
  • Danny L.
    Danny LinearNovember 3, 2011
    From the awesome drinks at the Library bar, the fun pool parties or the chic scene at Teddy's and The Spare Room... it's pretty much a no-brainer.
  • Luxpresso M.
    Luxpresso ManagerNovember 3, 2011
    Some say the ghost of pop star Marilyn Monroe and actor Montgomery Clift have been sighted here... Do you really think so? Read more
  • Michael S.
    Michael SilversteinOctober 23, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Rooftop special
  • Tyrone B.
    Tyrone BreauxOctober 6, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Favorite Hotel So far in Hollywood
  • J. T.
    J. TilzOctober 3, 2011
    Kind of douchefest
  • Alexandra E.
    Alexandra E.September 29, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Dine at the restaurant Public inside the Roosevelt.
  • Kim P.
    Kim Parks VasquezSeptember 28, 2011
    Slowest valet in Los Angeles.
  • Arnold
    ArnoldSeptember 17, 2011
    Vince is mobbed here by reporters as he drives away during Entourage S8E4
  • Arnold
    ArnoldSeptember 16, 2011
    Vince was here interviewing his exes for his movie during Entourage S8E7
    Reserve123.comSeptember 10, 2011
    Stay here if you want to do some sightseeing on foot in Hollywood. Good proximity to several top landmarks, and virtually every tour in Hollywood departs from a block away.
  • Vanessa A.
    Vanessa AcostaSeptember 7, 2011
    About to see Elijah wood do his thang
  • Laura S.
    Laura ScottAugust 17, 2011
    Go to the library bar, and have Alex make your drink!
  • Franz S.
    Franz StrasserAugust 17, 2011
    One of those American icons. Probably hard to defend for a business trip, but well worth it if you travel on your own dime. Be sure to hang out at the pool.
  • s.
    Dexter party is cool
  • Thompson Hotels
    Thompson HotelsJune 23, 2011
    At the beginning of her career, Marilyn Monroe lived in here. Her suite is now called the Marilyn Monroe Suite.
  • josephine k.
    josephine kimJanuary 30, 2016
    허리웃 대로변에 있는 호텔이라 이 근처 다니면서 쇼핑 등등을 즐기기 좋아요. 유니버셜 스튜디오도 호텔 앞에서 택시 타면 십분 안걸리고, 게티센터, 그리피스 천문대 등등도 가깝고... 아무튼 이 호텔이 백년 된 호텔이라고 하네요. 2014년에 많은 방들이 리노베이션 해서 깨끗하구요.
  • Claudia G.
    Claudia GeneAugust 16, 2014
    Family time ☀️
  • Mi hyun W.
    Mi hyun WooSeptember 10, 2013
    100년 가까이된 역사적인 호텔. 시설이 오래되서 엘레베이터는 아무나 한명만 카드 찍음 모든 층수가 다 눌림. 호텔 침구은 매우 편안한편.
  • Filipe P.
    Filipe PintoMay 27, 2013
    A penthause é gigante!!!!!
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