Stephanie Mace

Hotel 850

www.stephaniemacedesign.com
  • Where:Los Angeles, California
  • Why:Friend’s birthday getaway.
  • When:One night staycation.
  • Who:Me + a few friends.
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Beds are cozy and made with luxury Italian linens.

Book the Petite Duplex for some extra space – the two-floor suite offers an airy work area and balcony looking out on San Vicente Boulevard.

All the rooms are gorgeous with custom design elements by Rita Konig.

More design details.

The bathroom amenities feel especially luxurious.

Complimentary breakfast is served every morning in the living room, an ideal space to get work done or relax.

You can also find coffee and a cappuccino maker in the kitchen off of the living room.

The sundrenched patio is the perfect spot to read the newspaper and enjoy the LA sun while you sip your coffee.

An assortment of snacks, with a side of art.

I’d like to take all my meetings in this cozy and chic lobby.

Be sure to sneak a selfie in the zebra-printed lobby bathroom.

The rooftop offers both shade and sun, as well as panoramic views of Los Angeles.

Highs & Lows

  • Quiet – you don’t usually associate the West Hollywood neighborhood with peace and serenity, but the rooms are amazingly quiet so you get a great night’s sleep.

  • Location – a walkable area close to museums, hip restaurants and bars.

  • Staff – friendly and happy to provide suggestions and recommendations.

  • Design – the rooms are gorgeous and adorned with interesting artwork and décor. The shared hotel spaces (living room, rooftop, lobby) are ideal for getting work done, having meetings or just hanging out.

  • Details – 850 thought of everything you could have forgotten. In each room you can find make-up remover, a shaving kit, a dental kit and a sewing kit along with other amenities.

  • Parking - $48 valet a night is steep and there’s limited street parking in the area.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Plastic Free

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 49/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Boutique hotel.

  • Vibe

    Chic and luxurious meets relaxed and cozy.

  • Location

    West Hollywood between Sunset Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard – walking distance to hip bars, restaurants and shops.

  • Rooms

    23

  • Music

    Alternative rock and pop in the lobby and living room.

  • Year Opened

    2018

  • Designed By

    Developed by architect Marc Appleton and designer Rita Konig in partnership with Jeff Klein of JK Hotel Group.

  • Pool/Gym

    No.

  • Restaurant

    No restaurant, but 24-hour room service is available and breakfast is served each morning in the living room.

  • Bar

    
No bar, but you can purchase bottles of wine at the front desk.

  • Minibar

    A selection of snacks, sweets and coffee for the morning. Your first round is free!

  • Children

    Sure!

  • Price

    Mid-range but reasonable compared to other choices in the West Hollywood area.

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