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Relive the Golden Age of Los Angeles at the Millennium Biltmore

by Eugenia Lazaris

May 7, 2018

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In 1923, the Biltmore Hotel opened its doors in downtown Los Angeles, setting a new standard for luxury and elegance. Throughout the years the hotel expanded in size and notoriety but never wavered on its commitment to excellence. Since becoming a Millennium property in 2000, the tradition of world-class distinction continued to make it one of the most sought-after hotel reservations in Southern California.

 

Steeped in elegance from head to toe, the hotel has a worldwide reputation for its elegant design and stellar service. The Spanish-Italian Renaissance decor permeates every nook and cranny. Richly decorated with murals, frescos and tapestries, you could spend hours exploring the hotel’s beauty. Carved marble columns line the halls while ornate crystal chandeliers hang from the ceilings.

 

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During your stay at the Millennium Biltmore you will be pampered and spoiled by top-of-the-line service staff. The hotel employs nothing but the best to live up to its historically high standards. From the moment of arrival to the moment of check-out, each guest is treated like the only guest.

 

In addition to traditional amenities such as a concierge desk, fitness center and business center, the Millennium Biltmore offers numerous extras on site, such as a barbershop, flower shop and currency exchange. There is even a dentist should you experience a dental emergency during your stay!

 

The hotel has long been a Hollywood favorite with an extensive list of movies, television shows and commercials that used the Biltmore for filming for decades. Some of the most memorable movie examples are The Dark Knight Rises, Iron Man, Dreamgirls and the original Ghostbusters, just to name a few. The historic corridor off the main lobby hall features photographs from the glamour days of the hotel when it hosted Hollywood royalty for extravagant balls and ceremonies in its many ballrooms These storied halls are living history and remain in use today for parties and conventions.

 

The hotel participates in the Ask Alfred Children Programme, which supports Dream Factory, a program that helps make dreams come true for sick children. For $15 you can purchase an Ask Alfred bag stuffed with goodies to make sure your little one has fun during their stay. The bags come with an Ask Alfred Teddy Bear, gummy bears, stickers, crayons and color-me postcards.

 

If you need some adult time, the hotel concierge can help arrange for babysitting services with a local agency during your visit. The hotel is centrally located near endless Los Angeles attractions, but if you want to lounge around the hotel your kids won’t get bored with the Roman-style pool.

 

The hotel’s nearly 700 rooms are beautifully decorated in top-notch comfort. It’s no wonder this hotel is a favorite of presidents, celebrities and dignitaries from around the world. From your first impression to your last, the Millennium Biltmore and its staff ensure the memories of your stay will be unforgettable.

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