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The Kimpton Hotel Wilshire

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Philadelphia, Pa
Reviewed 26 March 2015

So you motor down Wilshire Blvd in LA and there is the Hotel Wilshire looking as modern and sleek as ever. Cool dark glass rises 6 stories in the sky. Pull into Valet (it's $33/nite, worth it, you'll get towed if you park out front for any length of time),, and the Valets greet you and park your car. So...

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Kimpton Hotel Wilshire, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thanks so much for the 5-star review! We love getting this kind of feedback. I couldn't agree more - the rooftop is the perfect way to start, and end, one's day! Sounds like you enjoyed your visit from start to finish and we couldn't be happier to hear it. Please keep us in mind for your next trip...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Although it is a slight bit off the beaten path and overnight parking that seems a bit overpriced, this property still offers a lot of value for its nightly cost. As always with this brand, a responsive and helpful friendly staff at check in, a dog friendly room (complete with dog bed and food and water bowls) and a very...

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Kimpton Hotel Wilshire, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thank you so much for your review and for your repeat business! I'm so happy that we made you (and your dog!) feel welcome upon arrival. I'm also glad you've come to expect such service from the Kimpton brand. I hope we stay your #1 choice of hotels for future trips to Los Angeles. Never hesitate to reach...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for a works trip during awards season and this hotel is perfect for its location to my office. The rooms are large enough and very well furnished. The roof top bar is a nice touch and the food isn't bad. It got busy on Thursdays and Fridays which made for a good atmosphere too

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Kimpton Hotel Wilshire, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thanks for choosing the Hotel Wilshire as your home away from home during awards season! We are in a great, central location for that sort of visit. It sounds like from your room to the rooftop you really enjoyed your stay and we couldn't be happier to hear it! We hope you'll be back before awards season next...

NYC
Reviewed 7 March 2015

I had been trying to book this property as I am I LA fairly often, but rates had always been inexplicably high. So I assumed there was a reason people were paying so much. I am still wondering. To start its very easy to pass right by. Its in a non descript building among lots of tall buildings. The valet...

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Kimpton Hotel Wilshire, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thanks so much for your feedback. I'm so sorry to hear that some aspects of your stay missed the mark. That is certainly not the impression we want to leave on our guests, so I really apologize this wasn't a home run stay. If your travels bring you back this way, please don't hesitate to reach out to...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 March 2015

We (3 adult siblings) stayed at the Hotel Wilshire at the end of December 2014. It was my first trip to LA and initially it felt that we were in the middle of nowhere, close to (almost) nothing. But I was wrong. The tar pits and LACMA were just down the road (about 5 mins walk) and Farmers Market and...

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Kimpton Hotel Wilshire, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thanks so much for choosing the Hotel Wilshire for your first trip to LA! So glad you discovered what a great, central location this is for exploring LA's most popular areas. And with our selection of suites to choose from, you can easily fit 3 adults in a room quite comfortably, which is an added perk. You are...

Gig Harbor, Washington
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Stayed here for a couple nights on a business trip. The hotel was modern chic L.A. The front desk staff were friendly and helpful upon check-in. The room was very nice, large, clean and modern. The bathroom was also very large so everything felt comfortable. I was in a room that was facing the street and while you could hear...

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Kimpton Hotel Wilshire, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thanks so much for this valuable feedback! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay...Hopefully this means you'll be back! So sorry that we dropped the ball with your folio. I realize that can be frustrating, so hopefully you can forgive us! Here's hoping your business brings you back our way soon! Thanks again, Ashley...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 21 February 2015

This hotel is in the middle of a business area but is still convenient to get around. The rooms are nice but small. The parking is easy and the staff is wonderful. More of a business place then a romantic getaway...

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Kimpton Hotel Wilshire, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, We are so glad you chose the Hotel Wilshire for your recent stay in LA. I'm so glad our staff helped make it an enjoyable experience for you. We like to think the hotel is the perfect destination for business or leisure...Hopefully you can come back in the future for any occasion and allow us to win you...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 17 February 2015

For those of you who follow my travels and posts you know that (1) I'm a Kimpton fan and (2) I appreciate attention to detail and service. Basically, if I like then you cant go wrong. Lets start with the location. Sitting on Wilshire Blvd, you're 2 miles from Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive and more ways to spend money than...

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Kimpton Hotel Wilshire, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review! We always love to hear from our Kimpton loyalists. We are indeed quite centrally located and as you mentioned, the rooftop offers amazing views of the city. You are absolutely correct that it is the ideal place to start and end one's day! Now that you've found...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2015

The bed was comfortable and great quality of sleep; the room nice and clean, very small but it's quiet. Bathroom is beautiful but would prefer a bigger bedroom than large bathroom. Upstairs poolside restaurant was great with nice views at night. They provided yoga mats in the room but no room for yoga! There is not a lot of options...

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Kimpton Hotel Wilshire, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thanks so much for choosing the Hotel Wilshire for your recent visit to Los Angeles! Since LA is indeed rather spread out, our central location provides a fantastic home base for exploring LA's top attractions. It sounds like you were able to enjoy many of our on property amenities, such as our great rooftop restaurant and bar, as...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Nicely appointed room and nice staff. Not so nice: 1. Wifi that drops you every few minutes isn't wifi. It's nofi. 2. My husband's breakfast fruit platter included unwashed strawberries. He rubbed dirt off his breakfast (and gave up trying to eat it). 3. No conditioner in the shower. OK, I assumed that was standard these days. Guess not. Called...

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Ashley G, General Manager at The Kimpton Hotel Wilshire, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, I am so disappointed to learn of these service shortfalls. You should expect better when staying at our hotel. This is truly valuable feedback, so thank you for taking the time to share it. I sincerely apologize for any and all shortcomings during your recent visit. If you plan to come back to LA in the future, I...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
World-famous Wilshire Boulevard located in Los Angeles, California has a new addition – The Hotel Wilshire, a stylish 74-room boutique hotel in LA designed by the award-winning Killefer Flammang Architects. The decor of this newly-completed hotel is complemented by the work of KNA Design and MID Design, acclaimed internationally for hospitality interior design. Located near Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, the Hotel Wilshire was developed using sustainable resources and green building materials to achieve a LEED Certified designation, creating a fresh and contemporary, eco-friendly boutique hotel in Los Angeles. Included in the hotel is an impressive private Penthouse Suite and versatile, multi-media suites with panoramic views of the Hollywood Hills.Located just blocks from the city's best shopping at Rodeo Drive, The Grove, the Beverly Center, Melrose Avenue, and Robertson Boulevard, exciting restaurants, entertainment, fashion, arts, and the cultural scene-guests staying at The Hotel Wilshire will experience plush accommodations that emphasize modern comforts, casual cuisine and signature cocktails. Treat yourself by soaking in the rooftop pool while enjoying the breathtaking views spanning the Los Angeles skyline. This Los Angeles boutique hotel has been designed to satisfy both the business and leisure traveler, with every amenity considered—from a business center with laptop stations to a cool California vibe by the pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kimpton Hotel Wilshire

Address: 6317 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048-5600
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles > Central L.A
Price Range: $360 - $629 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Kimpton Hotel Wilshire 4*
Number of rooms: 74
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#23 Business Hotel in Los Angeles
#24 Green Hotel in Los Angeles
#24 Luxury Hotel in Los Angeles
#45 Romantic Hotel in Los Angeles
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“Ask for a clean room”
 of 5 bubbles romare911, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A suite upgrade added a very nice sitting area to our room.”
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“Ask for a room facing the hills.”
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“Consider upgrading to a suite if available.”
 of 5 bubbles thefriedlands, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request a room towards back of hotel for a quiet stay”
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