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The Peninsula Beverly Hills doesn't offer any planned activities for guests. But that doesn't mean you're on your own. If you're looking to take a day trip — maybe hitting the beach or going on a helicopter tour — the concierge can help you make it happen. Head over to the concierge after check-in or call before your arrival to get help planning your trip.
Thanks to The Peninsula Academy, The Peninsula Beverly Hills offers guests experiences that reflect the local culture. Included in The Peninsula Academy experiences:
- Guests can enjoy a private 90-minute piano lesson with resident pianist Antonio Castillo de la Gala who, prior to joining The Peninsula Beverly Hills, entertained Hollywood stars for more than 30 years at such legendary venues as the Polo Lounge and the Hotel Bel-Air. The piano lesson is followed by lunch with the talented performer in The Belvedere. Castillo de la Gala will share not only his knowledge about music history, but personal reminiscences of playing for Hollywood legends.
- Guests can be photographed in a style that captures the glamour of celebrities on the Red Carpet at the Academy Awards. Designed for women, men or couples, this Peninsula Academy "Red Carpet Ready" experience begins in the guests' room, where a professional stylist "glamourizes" their hair and makeup. Dressed in evening attire, they are photographed by award-winning Hollywood photographer Ryan Forbes against The Peninsula Beverly Hills' step-and-repeat banner, a backdrop like those used at Hollywood movie premieres and awards events. A week later, the guests receive a selection of proofs from which to select the perfect portrait.
- Guests can enjoy a private tour of The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills — a unique museum that showcases a collection of nearly 150,000 U.S. and International television, radio and new media programs from the past 80 years — who will share colorful insider stories while recounting the history of radio and TV. The staff member will focus on programs that are of particular interest to the guests, whether from a specific era or genre.