Renovation; Joie de Vivre Hospitality Will Manage The Iconic
Property as the Hotel Angeleno
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2005 - Marking its first strategic move into the Southern California market, San Francisco-based Joie de Vivre Hospitality today announced the development of Hotel Angeleno, Los Angeles' newest boutique property, set to open in February 2006.
Hotel Angeleno is located at the well-known intersection of Interstate
405 and Sunset Boulevard, in Brentwood, Calif. Joie de Vivre will
manage the property under the direction of Los Angeles-based GH Capital,
LLC. Hotel Angeleno's complete multi-million dollar renovation will
feature 209 guestrooms, including three one-bedroom suites, four unique
meeting spaces, a heated outdoor pool and lounge area, and a full fitness
center. The property's iconic circular design will be updated with
a new, casual yet luxurious interior and a modern, understated exterior
finish courtesy of Jo Fusion, Inc. Hotel Angeleno will also host
West, a new 17th floor penthouse restaurant and lounge with breathtaking
panoramic views of Santa Monica and Los Angeles. West will be operated
by the renowned CB5 Restaurant Group, which has worked with W Hotel, Starwood
and Fairmont properties across the country.
(formerly Holiday Inn Brentwood - Bel Air)
170 N. Church Lane, Los Angeles, California
"Hotel Angeleno will be the ideal Westside hotspot, blending the classic luxury of Brentwood and Bel Air with LA's modern, fun-loving energy," said Chip Conley, founder of Joie de Vivre Hospitality. "Joie de Vivre prides itself on developing sophisticated yet comfortable properties and we are excited to be re-igniting such a historic venue for Los Angeles' visitors and residents alike."
As the Bay area's most prolific hotel operator (2005 projected sales
are $120 million), the Joie de Vivre portfolio encompasses 37 hospitality
"We have been searching for the ideal operator to execute our vision for the development of the Hotel Angeleno," said Greg Perlman, Principal of GH Capital. "With Joie de Vivre's incomparable flair for the boutique hotel industry and GH Capital's real estate experience, we are confident that Hotel Angeleno will offer an experience like no other in Los Angeles."
Hotel Angeleno is located at the base of the prestigious Santa Monica Mountains, bordering Brentwood and Bel Air. The property will be the closest hotel to the world-famous Getty Center Museum and will offer guests access to Beverly Hills, UCLA, Santa Monica and a variety of southern California attractions.
Hotel Angeleno will be closed during renovations from November 1, 2005 to February 2006. For more information, please visit http://www.hotelangeleno.com.
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