Best of the Best 2018 - 230
SUNSET TOWER HOTEL
LOS A N GELES (WEST HOLLYWOOD), CA LIFOR N IA
N E I G H B O R H O O D Sunset Boulevard
Since opening in 1929, Sunset Tower Hotel has had major star power. The art deco icon was
home to everyone from Marilyn Monroe to Howard Hughes and has been featured in numerous films. The hotel's Old Hollywood charm now has a refined, modern edge, evidenced in the
81 generous guestrooms that feature panoramic windows, gourmet minibars and Kiehl's toiletries. Bugsy Siegel's old apartment has been transformed into the cozy, walnut-paneled
Tower Bar, a celeb favorite where famed jazz pianists regularly perform, and home to world
famous maître d' Dimitri Dimitrov. Sunset Plaza's boutiques and outdoor cafés are nearby.
$100 food and beverage credit per stay.
Four-legged guests get the full star treatment,
with their own beds, bowls and snacks.
What's more, dogs can run off leash in the
Distance from Los Angeles Airport (LAX): 10 miles/16 km
Size: 81 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Sophisticated
NOBU RYOKAN MALIBU
MA LIB U , CA LIFOR N IA
N E I G H B O R H O O D Malibu
Nobu Ryokan Malibu pays homage to the traditional Japanese inn while giving it a haute makeover. Superchef Nobu Matsuhisa and superstar Robert DeNiro reimagined a historic 1950s
motel on exclusive Carbon Beach (aka "Billionaire's Beach") into a California lifestyle-conscious retreat. Tatami mats, fireplaces and original prints inspire serenity in the 16 rooms, as
do the teak tubs set beneath skylights that create the sense of soaking outdoors. Do your sun
salutation on the spacious beachfront deck, and dine en suite with a custom menu from Nobu
Malibu restaurant next door.
$100 resort credit per stay.
Garden Rooms create an even deeper
connection to nature with unique floor plans
that create a flow between indoor space and
the outdoor Zen garden with meditation pool.
Distance from Los Angeles Airport (LAX): 16 miles/25 km
Size: 16 rooms Room Style: Indigenous Vibe: Zen
THE RANCH MALIBU
MA LIB U , CA LIFOR N IA
N E I G H B O R H O O D Malibu, Just Outside L.A.
Commit to a week or longer at The Ranch Malibu and lose substantial adipose and inches; look
and feel younger and more vibrant with its one-of-a-kind fitness/wellness program, all while
staying in luxurious accommodations and eating fresh, organic, plant-based fare. Think transformation, recalibration and unplugging. Guests rise early, for stretching, daily mountain
hikes, core training, yoga and other exercises that enhance your metabolism - and, of course,
a daily massage. There are 18 luxurious guest cottages. Your time spent at The Ranch will be a
rewarding experience. You'll marvel at your results!
Choice of one spa treatment per stay:
additional daily massage, acupuncture,
chiropractic treatment or cholesterol testing.
To improve guests' weight loss results and
avert the side effects of detoxing, guests are
given a 30-day pre-arrival plan. Time with
the chef is a must!
Distance from Los Angeles Airport (LAX): 40 miles/65 km
Size: 18 rooms Room Style: Indigenous Vibe: Zen