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The Standard

The Standard, Downtown LA

Hotel, Nightclub, and Bar
Financial District, Los Angeles
  • The folks at The Wall Street Journal and LA Weekly like this place. Would you agree?
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  • Léna Le Rolland
    "The hotel, the rooftop bar & pool are amazing !"(15 Tips)
    Los Angeles
    "The rooftop pool has starred in numerous movie and TV..."(6 Tips)
    Carmine Gallo
    "waterbed overlooking pool."(5 Tips)
    Rachel L.
    "Awesome rooftop view and pool, especially at night!"(3 Tips)
142 Tips and reviews
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  • Paul T.
    Paul T.July 31
    The interior hasn't been updated since built 15-years ago but still in immaculate condition. The guest rooms are contemporary and filled with cheeky references. Even men's room is superbly designed.
  • Geoff R.
    Geoff ReinhardtJune 15
    Been here 5+ times
    Very hip but, in doing so, appears rather cheap. Room is not functional. Terrible wifi. On the upside, the rooftop bar is amazing (but it's always closed for private events!)
  • Scott P.
    Scott PostonMarch 10
    Has to be the best rooftop bar in LA. Totally LA
  • Duygu T.
    Duygu TunaJanuary 21
    Love this place as all other Standards ! rooftop bar is amazing !
  • Rick N.
    Rick NijhuisNovember 17, 2016
    Nice designer/boutique hotel with valet parking service. Close to Grand Central market and The Broad museum. Ridiculous that hotel guests need to pass 'face control' for their rooftop bar though!
  • Shah
    ShahJuly 4, 2016
    If you're from here, and used to come here back in the day, stop. Not the same anymore
  • Rachel L.
    Rachel LodinApril 5, 2016
    Awesome rooftop view and pool, especially at night!
  • Keith M.
    Keith McKenzieJanuary 15, 2016
    Great value if you use the One Night Standard app to book same-day after 3pm (download the app on Apple iTunes or Google Play store).
  • Michael C.
    Michael ChenDecember 29, 2015
    Actually has a great burger
  • Jonathan M.
    Jonathan MolinaAugust 28, 2015
    There is no free parking here, so prepare to pay for parking.
  • Matt S.
    Matt ShapiroFebruary 24, 2015
    Cool rooftop and ping pong, I love ping pong.
  • Angelina Z.
    Angelina ZeppieriFebruary 9, 2015
    Nice rooftop bar, awesome views of DTLA
  • Antionette B.
    Antionette BlakeFebruary 7, 2015
    Don't be a modest guest!
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyFebruary 6, 2015
    During happy hour, well drinks are $7, select beers are $6 and house wine and Champagne are $5. The view topside and the ping-pong action downstairs are icing on the cake. Read more
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyFebruary 6, 2015
    Whether you crave activity or relaxation, the Standard Hotel's SPiN Ping-Pong Club and Rooftop Bar offer you happy hour options in downtown L.A. Read more
  • Metin A.
    Metin ArslanFebruary 6, 2015
    It was amazing place for a nightclub in LA. I advise everyone to visit in a time .
  • Magnus J.
    Magnus JernFebruary 5, 2015
    Roof bar tacos are amazing!
  • Katrina Z.
    Katrina ZaiJanuary 27, 2015
    It's always a fun night out here. Add a bit of glam and being poolside it's very hip & chill.
  • Vic Z.
    Vic ZaudJanuary 5, 2015
    Don't miss the ping pong room on the 2nd floor. Great fun and a good bar.
  • smile D.
    smile DawgJanuary 5, 2015
    Time to go to work
  • Arlynne C.
    Arlynne CakesJanuary 2, 2015
    Love this place! Great service team and super hip spot.
  • Deirdre B.
    Deirdre BatticeDecember 1, 2014
    Decent place for a chilled hangout.
  • Tyler T.
    Tyler TolerNovember 27, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Great downtown hotel with free valet!
  • Tony L.
    Tony LaiNovember 18, 2014
    Giant black foot in the bathroom. Hmm.
  • Justin
    JustinSeptember 20, 2014
    Swimming pool. Cocktails.
  • Central Coast V.
    Central Coast VitalSeptember 13, 2014
    at downtown la deep house playing. Ayman hawari 1 hr
  • Bharath S.
    Bharath SrinivasSeptember 11, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    This is a true hipster place and everything about the place is awesome. My favorite so far is the restaurant and the granola breakfast served is delicious
  • Léna Le Rolland
    Léna Le RollandSeptember 11, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The hotel, the rooftop bar & pool are amazing ! I love it here !
  • George H.
    George HayesSeptember 2, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Only rent a room if you are planning on having a party there. Not the nicest and very sparsely furnished.
  • Lara
    LaraAugust 29, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Rooftop views are great, but it's not what it used to be. The crowd has changed and it takes about 45 minutes to stand in line and to get in after 9 p.m.
  • Katherine M.
    Katherine M.August 25, 2014
    My friend Daphne says "The premier rooftop bar in downtown LA - amazing view, swanky crowd, expensive drinks, rooftop pool + waterbeds. $20 cover."
  • Michele N.
    Michele NeylonAugust 21, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Avoid bedrooms on the 12th floor
  • Jean M.
    Jean MarieAugust 17, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Great views and service. Different crowd every night.
  • Edward H.
    Edward HodgeAugust 17, 2014
    Best view in downtown LA. Hip bar, mix crowd and pool to swim.
  • The Wall Street Journal
    They've got a nice roof deck with a pool, and they serve great burgers. Read more
  • LAist
    LAistAugust 1, 2014
    And never fear if you've forgotten to pack your hipster gear for the weekend; there's a Warby Parker kiosk and a Rudy's Barbershop on property to get you sorted. Read more
  • LAist
    LAistAugust 1, 2014
    From the colorful rooms reminiscent of the swingers era to the hipster-friendly nightlife venues and unrivaled rooftop views, staying here really is and experience within itself. Read more
  • Yvette B.
    Yvette BetancourtJuly 16, 2014
    Best 3am breakfast burrito, hangover scramble and chicken and waffles in downtown.
  • Gregory P.
    Gregory ParkApril 2, 2014
    There is this photo in gym. Kkk
  • Curbed
    CurbedMarch 28, 2014
    The rooftop bar's stunning views in the heart of Downtown makes it a fun place to revel and sip on drinks. The music's always great too. Read more
  • Curbed
    CurbedMarch 24, 2014
    The Koning Eizenberg-designed Standard was an early pioneer in the last decade's Downtown renaissance. Expect waterbed cabanas and topiary by the rooftop pool, and SPiN ping pong club. Read more
  • Curbed
    CurbedMarch 20, 2014
    Whether you're in the lobby or the diner, you've got seating, food, drink, and free WiFi nearby. Read more
  • Nina P.
    Nina PoppyMarch 9, 2014
    Guests of the hotel... Room 414 is extremely noisy on a Saturday evening. If you here for work and need rest in the eve don't stay here, but for a good party time hotel it's great. We would like rest!
  • RoomCritic
    RoomCriticJanuary 1, 2014
    View real guest photos and video of The Standard Downtown Hotel including 5 rooms 605, 702, 814, 910 and 915. Check out the rooms before you check in. Read more
  • Matthew L.
    Matthew LuceroDecember 23, 2013
    Drunk millennials
  • Trivaun W.
    Trivaun WellsDecember 16, 2013
    Please order the 'Chicken & Waffles.' The Belgian waffle is delicious and the chicken tenders are seasoned just rite.
  • Colleen D.
    Colleen DourneyDecember 7, 2013
    Be a ping pong champion!!
  • Los Angeles
    Los AngelesDecember 4, 2013
    The rooftop pool has starred in numerous movie and TV productions, offering a cinematic backdrop of spectacular city views and contemporary design.
  • Chris H.
    Chris HigginsAugust 22, 2013
    Rhubarb mimosa? How can you not love that?
  • Nicolas W.
    Nicolas Wendl🎥July 31, 2013
    Great rooftop. The shrimp is amazing. Very New York vibe when surrounded by the LA skyline.
  • Bonnie B.
    Bonnie BJuly 28, 2013
    There is a photobooth by the restrooms in the lobby!
  • Bradley B.
    Bradley BownsJuly 22, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Roof top bar....afternoon sun! Perfect LA
  • Evan F.
    Evan FonsecaJuly 18, 2013
    The waterbeds will destroy your back and ladies, there's literally no way to look sexy or cute while getting on or off of them...
  • FoundersCard
    FoundersCardJune 28, 2013
    Nothing beats a meeting over ping pong. SPiN LA is onsite.
  • Olun R.
    Olun RileyJune 7, 2013
    Nice view from rooftop
  • Melissa R.
    Melissa RogersMay 26, 2013
    The rooftop pool looks like heaven.
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    AdobeMay 3, 2013
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  • Kilgore T.
    Kilgore TroutApril 10, 2013
    Shitty service. And who wants to shower with their roommate in full view?
  • Mucho C.
    Mucho Comida™April 4, 2013
    Summertime day drinking should be fun here. Enjoy.
  • Marianne S.
    Marianne StefanowiczFebruary 10, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Slowest elevators in history. Don't try and hurry.
  • shah shahe
    shah shaheJanuary 26, 2013
    try nasik lemak and teh tarik at the rooftop. its epic!
  • Matt C.
    Matt CrawfordJanuary 7, 2013
    Mentioned on Best Boutique Hotels Article ~
  • Alexis
    AlexisNovember 20, 2012
    There's a biergarten and water beds!
  • Christian C.
    Christian ConradSeptember 30, 2012
    Check out the secret photo booth by the lobby bathrooms.
  • The Standard
    The StandardJune 22, 2012
    Check out The Readery in the lobby + pick up some amazing @WarbyParker glasses + vintage reads. Upload your pics on Instagram using #WarbyXStandard + you can win big ...
  • Superb
    SuperbJune 20, 2012
    Go on a weeknight so you can grab one of the water beds (and not have to pay $20 cover)!
  • Mauri L.
    Mauri LondonJune 19, 2012
    Good ambience & good company.
  • Valeria K.
    Rooftop pool. Enough said.
  • Stephanie S.
    Stephanie StrodesApril 13, 2012
    Drinks are strong and good LOVE the view
  • Travis K.
    Travis KellerApril 1, 2012
    Because of their "hip" rooftop bar this place can feel like a zoo without bars, filled to the rim with dorks and douhebags BUT theyve got a pool table in the lobby and its FREE!
  • Travis K.
    Travis KellerApril 1, 2012
    Pool table
  • Daniel I.
    Daniel IturbeFebruary 7, 2012
    I love the PingPong table. Hugo beat me 2 times today, but I will comeback tomorrow
  • naveen
    naveenJanuary 22, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    you could spend hours on the rooftop with a magazine or two (occasionally dips into the pool encouraged)
  • The Standard
    The StandardDecember 5, 2011
    Hey there! We want to see your pics! Send them to and if they are above standard we'll feature them here: Have a blast!
  • Earl G.
    Earl Gray IIINovember 29, 2011
    This is probably one of the most visually stunning hotels you'll see for a long time, soak it in.
  • Daniel S.
    Daniel SchutzsmithNovember 10, 2011
    Unfortunately the place has spent way too much on outside appearances and nothing on infrastructure. Faucet in shower drips, faucet in sink is coming apart from the wall, I could go on.
  • Jackie B.
    Jackie BandaNovember 7, 2011
    #TreatYoSelf to accommodations at a modern hotel. Valet is the way to go!
  • Jessica N.
    Jessica NOctober 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    This is the worst hotel. Forget that the bath tub is in the middle of your room, you have to stand in line at valet to get to the roof after 7 even as a guest.
  • Leslie M.
    Leslie MacchiarellaOctober 7, 2011
    Downstairs. Not your grandma's coffee shop. Open 24 hours. Bright yellow booths for drinks & grilled cheese sandwiches.
  • Preston B.
    Preston BoebelSeptember 11, 2011
    This place sucks. Trying way too hard; as are most of the people that come here to party.
  • Cole R.
    Cole RiseSeptember 1, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Stay here during the week. Too loud on the weekends.
  • Nelly S.
    Nelly SaltyAugust 27, 2011
    Get the room with the large foot. ;)
  • Cady G.
    Cady GlaserAugust 24, 2011
    Go to the roof!
  • Syndicate Media Group
    Syndicate Media GroupAugust 22, 2011
    LA [Do] Soak in the sun at the rooftop pool and don't worry about having to get new bikinis or board shorts- buy from Standard vending machine!
  • Christina D.
    Christina DavisAugust 15, 2011
    Every Saturday open pool at 1pm. FIrst 100 get in free Read more
  • Hemang
    HemangAugust 14, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Head to the rooftop for some great views of DTLA!
  • Salvatore
    SalvatoreAugust 14, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice place, quite expensive. Disappointing that the housekeepers always forget something: today a bathrobe, tomorrow the glasses, next day both bathrobes and glasses notwithstanding the notes I left.
  • Jetsetter
    JetsetterJuly 21, 2011
    The Standard Hotels have been called a lot of things, but never once "boring." Read more
  • Marguerite v.
    Great Hotel, design and nice. Metro and good Restaurants are close. The rooftop is amazing and the Pool maybe the best I've seen!
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Carolyn Y.
    Carolyn YehJuly 17, 2011
    Black squid ink gnocchi at the hotel restaurant is freaking delicious!
  • Daniel S.
    Daniel SmithMay 23, 2011
    Stay here and you get free entry into the club (2 wristbands per room). The valet parking costs $30 a day but you can park in the LA Central Library car park for $8 a day at the weekend.
  • Vacance S.
    Vacance SeniorMay 20, 2011
    Spend long stays at the hotel Eden Andalou spa and resort in Marrakech small price Read more
  • G.M.Nurul Ameen N.
    G.M.Nurul Ameen NipuMarch 24, 2011
    Peninsula Hotel & Resturant Read more
  • KeyBump
    KeyBumpMarch 19, 2011
    The rooftop bar is epic...a visual feast of surrounding skyscrapers and panoramic views of Downtown Los Angeles. A favorite of KeyBump members.
  • Sir Sal R.
    Sir Sal ReyesMarch 16, 2011
    Good drinks but pricey. The food is great and so are the rooms
  • Carmine Gallo
    Carmine GalloMarch 10, 2011
    Giving a presentation? Get here early, head to the roof and relax in a waterbed overlooking pool. You'll be recharged and ready to shine! See pic.
    STALYONFebruary 12, 2011
  • Caroline G.
    Caroline GFebruary 10, 2011
    Welcome to LA Naveen. Sneaky eh?
  • Alvina B.
    Alvina BetsyFebruary 9, 2011
    sleeping time
    FashionSchools.comJanuary 21, 2011
    Hanging out by the pool wearing Dolce Gabbana swimwear--Fashion Staff Read more
  • Seth T.
    Seth TollefsonJanuary 17, 2011
    Rooftop Bar.
  • Rebecca
    RebeccaJanuary 1, 2011
    My favorite
  • Ike Jannah A.
    Ike Jannah AlbaihaqiDecember 5, 2010
    check in....awesome....:)
  • Kevin W.
    Kevin WhiteNovember 21, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Hit the rooftop bar. Good drinks. Good people.
  • O.
    Blame It On The Vodka, Blame it on the Henny, Blame it on the Blue Top Got you Feelin Dizzy!
  • Giovanni Walter V.
    Giovanni Walter VatieriOctober 23, 2010
    cool the double queen bed and super cool the shower!
  • John I.
    John IannuzzoOctober 17, 2010
    A service charge is automatically put on all bills. I think it's due to large number of international guests that aren't accustomed to our system
  • Brittany W.
    Brittany WilsonOctober 7, 2010
    The decor of the rooms kind of threw me off initially, but they are Hangover-safe; Huge bathroom floor, low beds. +the bathtubs are orgy friendly if you're into that.....
  • Devollitto D.
    Devollitto DevOctober 5, 2010
  • Ann
    AnnSeptember 12, 2010
    Try the chicken and waffles
  • Shaz
    ShazSeptember 8, 2010
    Free WiFi, ping pong, pool and even a cool organ to play in the lobby. Fooseball while u get Ur car from valet
  • JaiRawk S.
    JaiRawk SalasAugust 23, 2010
    cool place to hang out but damn drinks are expensive !!
  • Majer A.
    Majer AbdurrachmanAugust 15, 2010
    They should change the name of the hotel, cause it's totally not standar, it's beyond awesome!!
  • Genevieve S.
    Genevieve ShaunJuly 28, 2010
    Rooftop in the day is much more enjoyable than the night. Cute office boys, cute girls. Awesome weather. Magnificent view. Good service ;)
  • Josh R.
    Josh ReillyJuly 28, 2010
    Coolest, and most stylish hotel I've seen . Hit up the roof pool and bar day and night for the best time in LA.
  • Sarah P.
    Sarah PJuly 11, 2010
    Don't buy the bottled water. It's 5 bucks apiece.
  • Douglas M.
    Douglas McCoyJune 27, 2010
    This is the most FABULOUS hotel I have ever stayed at! Hit the roof, its a must!
  • Kyle G.
    Kyle GulockMay 13, 2010
    This place is unreal!!! Check out the blog I wrote about The Standard. Read more
  • Jon S.
    Jon SolomonApril 26, 2010
    Try the mac & cheese in The Restaurant! Yum!!!!
  • Jeffrey B.
    Jeffrey BrothersApril 7, 2010
    Don't stay here if you actually want to use it as a hotel. Too noisy. A definite party hotel.
  • David L.
    David LemmondMarch 25, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Ate, Drank, Slept, Shopped, Played, etc... Awesome!! Read more
  • Chris B.
    Chris BFebruary 19, 2010
    the legendary Standard hotel roof, interesting crowd, get together for sum drinks and stare at the downtown skyline view floating on the contemporary water beds.. great for private parties!
  • Valentine's Day Movie
    Valentine's Day MovieFebruary 2, 2010
    Enjoy the spectacular views of downtown LA on the rooftop patio. Get warm by the outdoor fireplace or take a dip in the heated pool. Local DJs spin nightly so go bust a move on the dance floor. #vday
  • Bravo
    BravoJanuary 28, 2010
    Sangrias poolside is a chill Saturday afternoon. -Jim Tanner, Launch My Line
  • Brian A.
    Brian AltounianJanuary 6, 2010
    Rooftop Bar - check it out on a Sunday afternoon - lazy lounging at its finest. Bar gets hopping late and it rocks. Fireplace, dance floor and red onion-shaped waterbeds to relax and frolic.
  • Parker B.
    Parker BrooksJanuary 2, 2010
    Park in the lot for 7$. Street meters are 4$/hr on Hope.
  • Jared T.
    Jared TanNovember 29, 2009
  • David F.
    David FleischmanNovember 10, 2009
    Went there during my anniversary last year. If you get a room, they let you in the club.
  • Greg W.
    Greg WrightNovember 1, 2009
    bacon and bloody breaky. stiff and greasy
  • Jack D.
    Jack DorseyAugust 9, 2009
    buy a swimsuit from the vending machine.
  • Chris C.
    Chris CamargoJuly 15, 2009
    Hit up the rooftop bar during sunset.
  • Ari W.
    Hotel ok ! Mas cobraram uma diária no meu cartão de crédito que não era pra cobrar !
  • Antoine B.
    Antoine BadotJuly 22, 2016
    Super hôtel. Charme 70's. Chambre 914 vaste. Vue super. Resto et petit en sympa et roof top extra. À conseiller. Le mini bar est super original. Bravo!!
  • Wilfried H.
    Wilfried HubertMay 11, 2015
    Superbe décoration. Les chambres du dernier étage sont brouillantes à cause des soirées sur le rooftop. On y va donc pour faire la fête. Bon restaurant également
  • Kathy D.
    Kathy DallyMarch 5, 2015
    El rooftop lo mejor! <3
  • Alipe
    AlipeDecember 6, 2014
    De los mejores hoteles del mundo en los que he estado. La habitación gigante!
  • Maria V.
    Maria VillamizarOctober 11, 2014
    Excelente lugar....
  • Poncho L.
    Poncho LoeraJune 14, 2014
    Buena opción de hotel, bar con mesas de ping pong y casi diario tienen fiestas en la alberca ( aunque seguido son privadas 👎)
  • Spock
    SpockFebruary 28, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    πιο hipster πεθαίνεις
  • Prego V.
    Prego ViajesAugust 7, 2012
    definitivamente un must a visitar en Los Angeles!!!
  • ARiiel M.
    ARiiel MontanaApril 23, 2011
    Jam segiko Lah nganTuaak Lo haa .. :O
  • fernando a.
    fernando abeltaSeptember 28, 2010
    @rumah BPK olakisat
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