The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles

Downtown L.A.’s sparkling oasis
When it opened in 2010, The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles pioneered a new era of luxe and innovation in up-and-coming downtown L.A. The sleek reflective tower hovering over L.A. Live’s entertainment campus broke ground for the rush of upscale restaurants and real estate that has evolved into a boom.

Occupying floors 22 to 26, the property shares the 54-story building with JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live. At 8,000 square feet, The Ritz-Carlton Spa epitomizes everything that makes this hotel so great, offering peace, pampering and privacy in ultra-chic surroundings. 

Even in the heart of the action, the guest accommodations, meeting spaces and club lounge are quiet, light and bright by design — making the L.A. hotel an attractive option for a team meeting or couple’s staycation.
Our Inspector's Highlights
  • With a prime in location a fast-evolving cultural hub, The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles is one of the city’s busiest hotels year-round. Towering over the L.A. Live entertainment complex, there is virtually an activity for every interest — live music, movies, sports, dining and nightlife.
  • The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Los Angeles is still the area’s only full service spa, providing customized treatments and a top-notch beauty salon.
  • For play, appreciate the advantages of life at the top of the world, ideally from the cabana-flanked rooftop pool and deck on the 26th floor, morning till night.
  • Open and airy defines the design of every room at the Los Angeles hotel; each drenched in natural light and decked in calming hues — white, neutral and pastel hues inspired by the sun, the hills and the sea.
  • The Club Lounge is home away from home, a retreat outfitted with a private boardroom, business amenities and a helpful concierge to facilitate wants and needs. The space is expansive at 3,400 square feet, with a beautiful flow, comfortable furnishings and floor-to-ceiling windows — on a clear day, you can even see the Santa Monica Mountains and the Pacific Ocean.
Things to Know
  • Proximity to the world-famous Staples Center, Los Angeles Convention Center, Grammy Museum, Microsoft Theater and Arts District keeps occupancy high here.
  • Having earned its reputation as one of SoCal’s hot spots, downtown L.A. has scores of buzzworthy restaurants and bars that make it a magnet for locals and visitors alike, keeping the mix of guests eclectic — businessmen to families and celebrities to singles.
  • For work, the downtown L.A. hotel boasts almost 100,000 square feet dedicated to meetings and events.
The Rooms
  • The luxury accommodations are a peaceful oasis in the hubbub of the downtown core, the bustling L.A. Live campus and the lively lobby scene.
  • All perched elegantly on the building tower’s upper floors, the rooms treat you to stunning city views and a host of thoughtful creature comforts, from hypo-allergenic bedding and pillows to an in-room shopping program for ordering snacks and drinks.
  • Breathtaking panoramas of the cityscape dominate the 3,000-square-foot Ritz-Carlton Suite (the hotel’s largest), which includes a formal dining room, high-tech entertainment room and spacious master bedroom.
The Restaurants

  • Argentine-style steakhouse Leña at Sendero offers luscious cuts, made even better by the sweeping views of the Los Angeles skyline from the restaurant's 24th-floor perch.
  • Try Latin American fare ranging from ceviches and empanadas to barbacoa and snapper zarandeado at Corteza at Sendero.
  • Tequila connoisseurs won’t want to miss the hotel’s specialty tasting room, The Agave Library — agave-based spirits are paired with a six-course tasting menu.
  • The hotel’s all-day dining establishment Savoca: A Californian Trattoria marries the flavors of Italian cuisine with the state’s seasonal produce.

24-hour room service
Fitness classes
Meeting rooms
Outdoor pool
Getting There
900 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90015
LAX (20-30 min)   BUR (18-24 min)   LGB (24-30 min)  
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