Top choice hotel in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood & Westwood

Drawing on-point eye candy and serious wealth, the 201-room Montage balances elegance with warmth and affability. Models and moguls lunch by the gorgeous rooftop pool, while the property's sprawling five-star spa is a Moroccan-inspired marvel, with both single-sex and unisex plunge pools. Rooms are classically styled, with custom Sealy mattresses, dual marble basins, spacious showers and deep-soaking tubs.

We also love the bespoke Antica Farmacista amenities from Italy, the discreet USB ports and power sockets in the svelte ground-floor restaurant, and the hotel's dedicated children's activity center and program. Then there's the location itself, a few struts away from Beverly Hills' cachet of luxe boutiques, departments stores and eateries. Parking is $35 per night.