Lonely Planet review
This boutique hotel, housed in the former villa of silent movie star Lillian Gish, offers a sleek and soulful Parisian boudoir atmosphere. The look is French kiss meets the Far East - and it's love at first sight.
Designers have created fantasy settings for the three dozen or so lushly styled rooms, each slightly different in size, configuration and color scheme, alongside eclectic artwork and vintage furnishings. The bijou rooms are smallish, but enjoy high-speed internet and a full-service concierge. Look for specials on the website including parking, breakfast and more. The intimate downstairs cocktail lounge, Bar Noir, fairly hums after dark. Guests can drive over to the fabulously mid-20th-century modern Avalon Hotel, another member of the chic Kor Hotel Group (which also runs the Santa Monica's Viceroy and the Chamberlain West Hollywood), to take a dip in the hourglass-shaped pool where Marilyn Monroe once swam.
Services & facilities
- Designated smoking areas
- Smoke-free property
- Secure parking
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
- Multilingual staff
- Room service (limited hours)
- 24-hour front desk
- Pets allowed
- Pet policy - dogs only
- Concierge services
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Fitness facilities
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
Location. Maison 140 is located in Beverly Hills's Beverly Hills - West Hollywood neighborhood, close to Paley Center for Media, University of California Los Angeles, and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Nearby points of interest also include Westfield Century City and Museum of Tolerance.
Hotel Features. Recreational amenities include a fitness facility. This 3.5-star property has a business center and offers secretarial services. A bar/lounge is open for drinks. Room service is available during limited hours. Guests can enjoy a complimentary evening social on select days. The property offers a roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge). Guest parking is available for a surcharge. Additional property amenities include multilingual staff, secure parking, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. This is a smoke-free property.
Guestrooms. 43 air-conditioned guestrooms at Maison 140 feature minibars and safes. Beds come with premium bedding. Bathrooms feature makeup/shaving mirrors, designer toiletries, bathrobes, and hair dryers. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Guestrooms offer multi-line phones with voice mail. Televisions have DVD players and video-game consoles. Also included are irons/ironing boards and clock radios. Guests may request in-room massages and wake-up calls.