Sandy Murphy

General Manager

Sandy Murphy has served as general manager of The Beverly Hilton since August 2008. A Hilton veteran with more than 25 years of experience, Murphy oversees all aspects of the nine-acre property, leading and growing a legendary brand that has endured for nearly 60 years. Prior to joining The Beverly Hilton, Sandy served as area vice president of Southern California and, before that, of Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. She started her Hilton executive management career at Embassy Suites in Covina, Calif., as assistant general manager. The Southern California native attended Cal Poly Pomona and UCLA, where she majored in finance, human resource management and marketing.

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    Where is the best shopping in Los Angeles?

    Shopping is a way of life in Los Angeles. Some of the best spots include Rodeo Drive in posh Beverly Hills, Robertson Boulevard in West Hollywood, Melrose Avenue, The Grove, Santa Monica Place and Third Street Promenade, and Westfield Century City Mall (an AMC theater is also inside).
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    What are the five best kid-friendly restaurants in Los Angeles?

    Despite its glamour and glitz, Los Angeles is a surprisingly kid-friendly spot, filled with restaurants that are ideal for a family meal. Chain restaurants like The Cheesecake Factory, California Pizza Kitchen and Johnny Rockets are always safe bets. The Farm of Beverly Hills and the Westfield Century City Mall food court are also worth checking out.
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    Where can I go to watch sports in Los Angeles?

    For the sports-obsessed, Los Angeles is filled with spots to watch your favorite City of Angels team play. Head to Dodgers Stadium for some baseball, the Home Depot Center for a soccer match, the Santa Anita Racetrack, or the iconic Staples Center, home to the Lakers and Clippers.
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    Where are the best places to hear live music in Los Angeles?

    Los Angeles is home to a number of music spots, both iconic and up-and-coming — it all depends on what you want to hear. Some of the city’s best gems are the Hollywood Bowl, the L.A. Philharmonic and the Los Angeles Music Center (home to the Walt Disney Concert Hall and Dorothy Chandler Pavilion). Also worth checking out are the Greek Theater (seats 5,700) and the Nokia Theater, adjacent to the stunning Grammy Museum.
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    What are the best places to stay in Los Angeles?

    There are several Four- and Five-Star hotels in Beverly Hills, including the Beverly Hilton, the Beverly Hills Hotel, Hotel Bel-Air, the Montage, the Beverly Wilshire (a Four Seasons Hotel), the Luxe Hotel Rodeo Drive, and The Peninsula.
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    What are the best Los Angeles museums?

    Los Angeles is filled with museums. We recommend checking out the Grammy Museum, the Hollywood Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Getty Center, the Hammer Museum and the Annenberg Space for Photography.
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    What is Los Angeles’ cultural scene like?

    The Los Angeles cultural scene spans thrilling seasons of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Walt Disney Concert Hall to modern museums, such as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Getty Center. The city also has some cultural treasure-troves in Beverly Hills, including the Paley Center for Media and the Samuel Goldwyn Theater at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which both hold screenings. Promising even more cultural programming is the forthcoming Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.
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    What are the five best free things to do in Los Angeles?

    Free” and “Los Angeles” aren’t phrases that you’d typically put together, but there are several ways to experience Los Angeles without putting a dent in your wallet.

    1. Take a trolley tour of Beverly Hills.

    2. Go window shopping on iconic Rodeo Drive, and take a snapshot at 2 Rodeo, which overlooks Wilshire Boulevard — a spot immortalized in Pretty Woman, starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere.

    3. Cruise down the Pacific Coast Highway, the signature drive that hugs the Los Angeles coastline.

    4. See a movie at the Beverly Hilton, which hosts drive-in movies in the summer.

    5. Visit Madame Tussauds wax museum in Hollywood.
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    What are the five best things to do on a romantic trip to Los Angeles?

    There are a surprising amount of couple-centric activities in Los Angeles and its surrounding areas, so if you’re in town for a romantic vacation, here are a few things to take advantage of.

    1. Go for a hike in one of the area’s many regional parks at sunset, or go for a horseback ride in the mountains.

    2. What’s more romantic than an oceanfront stroll and a picnic? Check out gorgeous Paradise Cove.

    3. Experience Los Angeles from above, and take a sunset helicopter ride over the city while sipping on Champagne.

    4. Share a romantic dinner at Yamashiro in Hollywood, which provides stunning views of Los Angeles.

    5. Charter a sailboat or yacht for a brunch or dinner cruise.
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    What are the five best things to do with kids in Los Angeles?

    Despite its sophisticated reputation, Los Angeles is a surprisingly kid-friendly destination, so parents can rest easy knowing that there are plenty of ways their young ones can keep busy and entertained while in the City of Angels.

    1. Take a tour of one or more of the many TV and movie studios in L.A.

    2. Head to the gorgeous Santa Monica Pier, which features a solar-powered Ferris wheel, carousel, arcade, bumper cars, trapeze and copious amounts of cotton candy and popcorn.

    3. Los Angeles is home to a number of exciting and kid-friendly theme parks, such as Disneyland, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Knott’s Berry Farm, just to name a few.

    4. Restored by Disney, the El Capitan Theatre, located across from the Hollywood and Highland Center, offers special presentations of the studio’s animated releases combined with performances for kids.

    5. Visit the California Science Center, filled with hands-on stuff to build, baby chicks to watch, and cool experiments. You can watch an eye-opening IMAX movie, too.