How To Visit Los Angeles Like A Boss

Give yourself the star treatment the next time you visit L.A.

Ni'Kesia Pannell Aug, 10, 2017

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If you're looking for a topnotch self-care service to try out while in the City of Angels, MiniLuxe should be on your list. Offering luxury manicures and pedicures along with waxing, the high-end, runway-inspired salon is the perfect mix of glamour and relaxation.

Incentives: Surgical-grade hygienic and toxin-free nail services; Exclusive, luxury nail polish options

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Whether you choose to stay at the Marina Del Rey Hotel or not, you should still stop by to visit their onsite restaurant, SALT. Just like the rooms in the hotel rooms, SALT provides those who stop by with the option of a marina view while dining. If that isn't enough to entice you, the restaurant also offers a sleek fire pit for you and your crew to sit around for leisure or to roast your D.I.Y. Smores.

Hot Items: Simmered Pork Meatballs, Maine Lobster Pasta, Prime Filet of Beef, and D.I.Y. Smores

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Got sushi on your mind? Then you should make a stop by ROKU. Found on Sunset, this restaurant knows how to take traditional sushi to the next level. Featuring perfectly plated items, the cutting-edge setting is worth the visit — even if you're just looking for a photo opp for The Gram. If the setting and sushi aren't enough to draw you in, maybe you'll stop by specifically for the Zen s'mores that are sure to align all of your chakras.

Hot Items: Japanese A-5 Wagyu, UNI, TORO, XO Fried Rice, Zen s'mores

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Want to travel around L.A. in style? Call on MOTEV. An incredibly lavish experience, MOTEV offers those who want to show up to any luxurious location the opportunity to do so with an on-call chauffeur. Only offering Tesla models to whisk you away to your destination, MOTEV will provide you with a unique car service experience that you won't get anywhere else. What's more L.A. than having your own driver?

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Though technically found in Marina Del Rey, CA, the Marina Del Rey Hotel needs to be on your list of places to lodge when passing through. Located about 15 minutes from LAX and 25 minutes from Sunset Blvd., this hotel is the perfect escape from the fast paced life that L.A. offers. Whether you're looking for a room with a view of the marina, the property's luxurious pool, or want to see what the incredible city looks like, Marina Del Rey Hotel can offer that for you.

Property Incentives: Bike rentals to take on the city; Picturesque views; Seclusion

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If you're looking for a restaurant that deliver's the ultimate L.A. experience, then you'll definitely want to stop by STK. Noted as one of the hottest spots in the city, the Los Angeles location of the highly regarded restaurant is literally like none other. Hosting an overflow of celebrities on a regular basis, the intimate location found inside the W Hotel is the perfect spot if you've got a little extra cash flow to play with.

Hot Items: Mac & Cheese, Grilled Lamb Chops, and Loaded Potatoes

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Perhaps one of the best kept secrets of Los Angeles, La Brea Bakery Cafe is an absolute must-visit for lunchtime perfection. With an expansive menu including all-day breakfast and a corner street location, this eatery is anything but your typical quiet and quaint cafe. Guaranteed to deliver something that everyone in your crew will enjoy, La Brea Bakery Cafe is the only bakery you need to stop by when you touch down in the city. And yes, they definitely serve dessert.

Hot Items: B.E.L.T. Sandwich, Pecan Stuffed French Toast, La Brea Bakery Burger, and the La Brea Bakery Hibiscus Lemonade

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Serving as the heartbeat to the magnificent Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, Riviera 31 is another hot spot that you should keep on your radar if planning a luxurious trip to L.A. Consistently hosting the who's who of the city, Riviera 31's upscale cocktail lounge provides a comfortable atmosphere that's ideal for anyone looking for a fun night out. Happen to get there and it's too packed for your liking? Escape to the garden patio area for some fresh air and a chic backdrop for your next IG upload.

Incentives: Celebrity encounters; Weekly themed nights; Delicious drinks; Picture perfect backdrops

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Designed to make you feel as if you're on the Red Carpet as soon as you arrive, West Hollywood's The Grafton on Sunset is ideal for those looking for a boutique stay with a luxury-like feel. Located right on Sunset, the hotel delivers convenience without sacrificing the authenticity of high-class L.A. Providing fashionable and, of course, Hollywood influenced décor, The Grafton is urban sophistication at its best.

Property Incentives: Hollywood influenced décor; Instagrammable spaces


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