Dana Veraldi

The Rose

  • Where:
  • Why:I visit LA every couple of months for work and friendship.
  • When:June 2015
  • Who:With my friend Scott, who was visiting LA for the first time & our local surfer/beach babe, Tommy.
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The Rose View from the roof.

View from the roof.

The Rose Very inviting lobby.

Very inviting lobby.

The Rose Lobby offerings.

Lobby offerings.

The Rose Wonderful, bright work station and dining table.  Really very excited to be here.

Wonderful, bright work station and dining table. Really very excited to be here.

The Rose  The two bedroom suite's living room.

The two bedroom suite's living room.

The Rose My room that opened into Scott’s (railroad style).  Love the furniture and the art!

My room that opened into Scott’s (railroad style). Love the furniture and the art!

The Rose Tommy lounging in the kitchen (with Kermit).

Tommy lounging in the kitchen (with Kermit).

The Rose Flowers we found around the block.

Flowers we found around the block.

The Rose  Tommy & Gjusta = all smiles.

Tommy & Gjusta = all smiles.

The Rose Breakfast in the lobby. Scott in his element on Abbott Kinney (@mintandparcel).

Breakfast in the lobby. Scott in his element on Abbott Kinney (@mintandparcel).

The Rose Cute exterior.

Cute exterior.

Highs & Lows

  • Turkish robes in each room.

  • Amazing art everywhere.

  • Wonderfully accommodating staff.

  • No AC.

  • Mattresses and linens could be improved.

  • There was noise throughout the day and night as it is directly on the boardwalk.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 44/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Boutique Hotel

  • Vibe

    Bright, seaside, chic, minimal, & relaxed.

  • Location

    The hotel is a short walk from all the shops and restaurants on Abbot Kinney and a few steps from the ocean and boardwalk.

  • Rooms

    12 rooms ranging from queen with a shared bath facility (two walk-in showers and two restrooms) to a two bedroom penthouse with full kitchen, living room and wrap-around porch.

  • Music

    The sound of the sea & Venice locals :)

  • Year Opened

    Opened in 2014 by photographer Glen Luchford.

  • Designed By

    Interior decorating by Katerina Tana & Glen Luchford.

  • Health & Wellness

    No, but it is on the beach/boardwalk and they offer free surf lessons as well as free bikes!

  • Restaurant

    Complimentary croissants and french press coffee/tea is available every morning in the lobby.

  • Bar

    No, but there is one across the street!

  • Minibar

    No

  • Children

    Yes! The two suites are perfect for a family.

  • Price

    Best price for a beachfront hotel in Venice.

  • Website

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