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Suites at The Peninsula Beverly Hills are just as luxurious as the rooms in this Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel, only more so. There are a total of 36 suites, all of which were renovated in August 2011, with new comforters, paint and carpeting.
You’ll find 13 different types of suites, offering different sizes and views. The suites are classic, refined and sophisticated. Though their color schemes change slightly, most are filled with neutral, cream-colored walls and furniture accented by touches of pinks, creams, blues and greens. The comfortable beds have a canopied light wood headboard with crisp white sheets, pillowcases. On either side of the bed, you’ll find bedside tables with control panels, so you can adjust the air conditioning or lights with a touch of a button. Each suite has a workstation with a desk and two chairs, plus a fax machine, copier and printer rolled into one. There’s also a Bose stereo so you can listen to music as you work and a large flat-screen TV in the living area. The closets are spacious, with enough room to leave your suitcase and plenty of hangers to hang your wardrobe for your visit.
The suite options start with the Beverly Suite offers 750 square feet of space, with a larger living area with a couch, coffee table, chairs, and end table and workspace, and a separate bedroom. If you want even more space, the Deluxe Suite offers 1,150 square feet with a large living area that features a round dining table with a chandelier above. The Grand Deluxe Suite offers a bit different of a layout but also is 1,150 square feet. Forbes Travel Guide editors’ favorite though was the ultra-luxurious Peninsula Suite, which covers 2,250 square feet and features a large master bedroom, a dining room with seating for 10, a separate living room with three couches, and a grand piano. Host your own dinner party in this suite — you can cater a dinner in your dining room from the chefs at The Belvedere.
If you’re looking for more privacy, opt for one of the Villa Suites, which offer private entrances, as they are located behind the main hotel building. The 16 villas offer more of an intimate residential feel, making them perfect for celebrities, VIPs or just families looking to escape and get some peace and quiet. The one-, two, and three-bedroom villas are situated in the hotel’s garden, landscaped with a pathway through flowers, trees and waterfalls. It’s such a serene setting that you wouldn’t think you were in the middle of Beverly Hills. Some villas feature Jacuzzis, while others have kitchenettes as well, which is great for families or those staying for a longer period of time. The biggest villa — the Peninsula Villa, offers 2,336 square feet of space with two bedrooms (or a third one if you need it), a terrace with a Jacuzzi, fireplace, dining table that seats up to 10, and a completely private entrance near the back of the garden, so you can slip in and out without anyone seeing you.
Booking a suite at The Peninsula Beverly Hills, grants you access to the hotel’s Cadillac to use during your stay, in case you want to take a day trip, drive over to the beach, or do some shopping on Rodeo Drive.