09 Oct The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles
Within the L.A. LIVE entertainment complex, this posh hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Staples Center, home of the Lakers and Clippers. The Walt Disney Concert Hall is a 1.4-mile drive.
Elegant rooms have free WiFi, flat-screens and 24-hour room service, as well as marble bathrooms and 400-thread-count linens. Classy suites add sitting areas, with upgrades tacking on separate bedrooms. Club rooms offer access to a lounge with free food and drinks.
Dining includes an upscale Chinese restaurant by Wolfgang Puck plus a gastro-pub and cafe. There’s also a luxe spa, a rooftop outdoor pool and hot tub, and a fitness center. Private parking is paid.