New Hotel Openings in Los Angeles 2015 & 2016

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

los angelesLos Angeles is home to some of the most sought-after attractions and destinations in the world and draws millions of visitors from around the world. With the sixth largest supply of hotel rooms in the nation at the close of 2013, Los Angeles offers options for every type of travelers, including business travelers, convention delegates, flight crew, tourists, sports fans and concert-goers. Here we are bringing you the new hotels that are opened in 2015 and new hotels that will open in 2016.

Hotel Covell

Hotel Covell opened in the trendy Los Angeles neighborhood of Los Feliz in February 2015. The all-suite boutique hotel takes up the top floor of a 1930s building. Designed by Sally Breer of the firm Co-Mingle, each of the five rooms—or “chapters”— tell the story of George Covell, a fictional character created by Breer and hotel owner Dustin Lancaster. The chapters, outlining the life of a fictional character, George Covell.

Mama Shelter L.A.

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A design-oriented lifestyle boutique hotels chain Mama Shelter opened its first U.S. property in July 2015. Mama Shelter Los Angeles is a 70-room hotel, located in Hollywood. Mama Shelter Los Angeles is 600meters away from the Capitol Records Building. The boutique hotel brand has properties in Paris, Marseille and Istanbul.

The Bicycle Hotel & Casino

Located just fifteen minutes from Downtown Los Angeles in Bell Gardens, The Bicycle Hotel & Casino brings a four-star luxury boutique experience to casino gaming in Southern California in December 2015. The new seven-story hotel offers 99 elegantly appointed modern rooms and signature suites, each designed as tranquil retreats, including the 2,040 square-foot Presidential Suite. The hotel also features a full resort spa, an elevated outdoor pool deck with private cabanas, multi-purpose event and private meeting space, a VIP Gaming area, and innovative dining concepts such as The Bike Brewery with 28 beers on tap and the Asian-fusion Phoenix Cafe. Reservations can be made here.

2016 Hotel Openings in Los Angeles

metropolis laHotel Indigo Downtown Los Angeles

InterContinental Hotels Group will open its first Hotel Indigo hotel; IHG’s boutique hotel brand, in the city of Los Angeles, California. The 350-room, 18-story Hotel Indigo Downtown Los Angeles is a part of Metropolis project that also features three residential towers and a curated retail experience. The Hotel Indigo Downtown Los Angeles hotel, set to open in winter of 2016, will be located at 899 Francisco Street in the heart of Downtown L.A., linking the Financial District to L.A. Live, the Nokia Theatre, the Staples Center and Los Angeles Convention Center.

Aloft El Segundo – LAX

Aloft El Segundo will be L.A.'s first hotel under Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ boutique lifestyle brand. Located about two miles south of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the hotel features 246 rooms, Aloft’s xyz bar and 14,000 square feet of meeting space.

Hampton Inn & Suites Glendale

In February 2016, Hilton Worldwide will add Glendale’s first Hampton Inn & Suites upper-midscale select-service properties in Los Angeles County. Hampton Inn & Suites Glendale will have 94 rooms when it opens on Brand Boulevard.

Courtyard by Marriott Santa Monica & Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica

Two select-service hotels are slated to open next March near what will be the western terminus of Metro Rail’s Expo Line in Santa Monica. Marriott’s Courtyard by Marriott Santa Monica will have 134 rooms. Hilton Worldwide’s Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica will have 143 rooms. Both hotels will be near the intersection of Colorado Avenue and Fifth Street, about four blocks east of the landmark Santa Monica Pier.

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New York-based Chetrit Group is redeveloping a 113-year-old building on Downtown’s Hill Street between Pershing Square and Angels Flight into a boutique property called Hotel Clark. The 347-room hotel will fly the Dazzler badge under Latin American boutique hotelier Esplendor Hotels.

Dream Hollywood

The Dream Hotels lifestyle brand is slated to open in April 2016 along Hollywood’s “Cahuenga Corridor.” The local outpost of Hampshire Hotels’ luxury-boutique badge will have 182 rooms.

Esplendor Trinity

Esplendor Hoteles, Latin America’s largest boutique-hotel chain, will add its first two U.S. Esplendor-branded properties in April 2016. L.A.’s version will be redeveloped out of the old Trinity Auditorium on Downtown’s Grand Avenue. The 100-year-old building will have 183 rooms when it opens by next April.

Hampton Inn & Suites Los Angeles Hollywood

Scheduled for April 2016, a 112-room property under Hilton Worldwide’s Hampton Inn & Suites brand will open in Hollywood on Vine Street near Santa Monica Boulevard.

Hilton Garden Inn El Monte

Hilton Worldwide’s Hilton Garden Inn upscale select-service brand will add the 133-room Hilton Garden Inn El Monte on Valley Boulevard in June 2016.

Residence Inn Pasadena Old Town

Marriott International’s Residence Inn upscale select-service badge debuts in Pasadena proper in June 2016. Residence Inn Pasadena Old Town will have 144 rooms and will be located on Pasadena’s Fair Oaks Avenue, three blocks north of Old Town’s Colorado Boulevard.

Hilton Garden Inn Burbank

In July 2016, Burbank’s first Hilton Garden Inn will open on San Fernando Boulevard with 209 rooms.

Nomad Hotel

Sydell Group, which opened The Line Hotel in Koreatown in 2014, will open the Los Angeles outpost of New York’s NoMad Hotel in July 2016. The NoMad will be redeveloped out of Downtown’s Giannini Place, which was built in 1923 as the headquarters for Bank of Italy (which became Bank of America). The 12-story hotel will have about 250 rooms as well as a rooftop pool.

Hampton Inn & Suites Lax El Segundo

In August 2016, the 171-room Hampton Inn & Suites LAX El Segundo will debut on Sepulveda Boulevard near the south border of Los Angeles International Airport.

Cambria El Segundo LAX

Choice Hotels International’s upscale Cambria badge will enter the Los Angeles area with the opening of Cambria El Segundo LAX. Slated to open October 2016, the hotel will be developed by Fillmore Hospitality and feature 152 rooms and a bistro called Social Circle. The hotel will be located about two miles south of Los Angeles International Airport. 


Sydell Group will introduce its Freehand hotel/hostel brand to Los Angeles in October 2016. The Freehand, which has properties in Miami Beach and Chicago and includes private rooms as well as hostel accommodations, will be built at the site of the Commercial Exchange Building at 8th and Olive Streets. The property will include 200 rooms when it opens.

James Los Angeles

Denihan Hospitality Group’s James luxury brand will make its West Coast debut in 2016 as part of CIM Group’s Sunset|La Cienega mixed-use project in West Hollywood. The James Los Angeles will total 286 rooms and includes two restaurants, a rooftop bar and about 10,000 square feet of meeting space



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