On a recent trip to Los Angeles I stayed at Palihouse in West Hollywood. It was fantastic! I loved everything about it.
Not being one to stay in large hotel chains, I always try to stay in boutique neighbourhood hotels and that’s exactly what Palihouse is.
Everything about it was perfect and yes it did have a good neighbourhood feel. Also, importantly I felt comfortable going to the bar alone and sitting in the foyer or restaurant alone. The staff were fantastic and very helpful and the location was great – I could walk to a lot of the places I wanted to visit, such as Melrose Avenue and Sunset Boulevard.
My room was huge, in fact it was an apartment with full kitchen facilities, a really large lounge area, a spacious desk and it was big enough to “swing a cat” as they say (or big enough to do some yoga each morning).
Like a lot of people, I often judge places by the quality of their coffee. The coffee was good and the staff were able to listen and accommodate my taste for weak cappuccinos. Also, I had the best Avocado Smash every morning for breakfast. It was 10/10. Room service was sensational. The Eye Fillet for dinner was also 10/10.
The weather was sensational and I was able to wear my Ankalia sandals everywhere. They’re super comfy on long walks and so appropriate for the LA lifestyle. If you want to see my sandal designs go to www.ankalia.com or follow us on Instagram @ankaliadesigns
So, if you’re travelling to LA and want to stay in a really nice boutique hotel in West Hollywood then I recommend Palihouse.
Lots of love,