With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to plan the perfect day for those special ladies in your life. Whether you’re planning to have mom visit you or you both already happen to be staying at our beautiful property, we’ve got a full day packed with activities. Tell mom to bring her shiniest outfit because she’ll definitely be feeling like star walking down Hollywood Blvd.
Start the day by taking mom to a hip and trendy coffee shop nearby. We love all our local spots, but if we had to choose, we’d pick Beachwood Café and Locali. Both cafes have a variety of options that are not only tasty but also will fuel your for your day ahead.
Next, take mom to The Grove – a high-end shopping area with beautiful water features and delectable dining options. Have her shop till she drops and then grab an Italian dinner at Little Doms. The food will meet all your delicious expectations and ignite your taste buds.
Now it’s time to treat mom to a pampering day at the spa! We love TOMOKO Spa in Beverly Hills for their luxurious massages which blend eastern and western healing modalities. For an unforgettable facial look no further than Hollywood legend, Kate Somerville, known for her clinical skincare treatments that will leave mom looking red carpet ready on her special day. Back at Villa Carlotta, we offer luxurious amenities like slippers and robes to make you feel like royalty. Mom can continue unwinding at the end of the day by relaxing poolside at our property.
With so many things to enjoy in every direction, Villa Carlotta is the place to be. Book your perfect extended stay today for you and mom. Trust us, she’ll be delighted to join us. Call us at 213.640.5559 for details.
Throughout the years, Villa Carlotta has accommodated some of Hollywood’s most famous stars. The property was built in 1926 and was designed as a creative retreat for modern daydreamers to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Whether they are recording music, film or working on other projects in Los Angeles, stars choose our residences for a glamorous extended getaway.
With the 93rd Academy Awards ceremony is just around the corner, there’s no better time to spotlight the actresses, actors, directors, and producers who have won or have been nominated for an Oscar and have walked the Villa Carlotta hallways. Oscar-winning producer David O. Selznick’s films were the recipients of numerous Academy Award nominations. George Cukor won the Academy Award for Best Director and was nominated for the same award four other times.
Adolphe Menjou was nominated for his role in The Front Page (1931). American actress, producer and former fashion model, Sharon Stone also received an Academy Award nomination in the Best Actress category. Oscar-winning actress, Natalie Portman has also graced us with her presence and has posed for the camera here as well.
Our residences became a hot spot for celebrities because of the Old Hollywood glamour and chic ambiance. It’s simply a home away from home. Experience Villa Carlotta’s luxury, iconic style and design for yourself during Oscar season. Get dolled up for the occasion and slip into something more comfortable if that is what you prefer and watch the ceremony in a cozy space. Prepare to see what other icons and future Oscar winners will stay at our property in the years to come.
Are you ready to dive into a glamorous experience like never before? Go ahead, darling.
Give us a ring at 213.460.5559 to book your stay.
Spring has sprung at Villa Carlotta! There’s no better time of the year to enjoy the California sunshine, pleasant weather and crisp blue skies. Situated in Los Angeles, our beautiful residences provide you with easy access to all the outdoor attractions the city has to offer. With a variety of things to see and do in the city of dreams, the possibilities are endless. Read on to discover our favorite activities to partake in this season.
What better way to take advantage of the outdoors than by taking a hike? Runyon Canyon Park is one of the most popular hiking destinations in Los Angeles. The 160-acre park is dog friendly and offers a variety of loops for walking, jogging and hiking. Celebrated for its views of Griffith Park and the Hollywood sign, Runyon Canyon Park is the perfect spot for getting those daily steps in all while taking in the breathtaking views of the city. That’s not the only hike you can do, Los Angeles has a plethora of other trails you can explore to take in the natural beauty of the city.
Los Angeles parks are also the perfect spot for a leisurely afternoon of spring sunshine. Pack your favorite snacks for a picnic, bring a book and head over to Echo Park Lake or Grand Park. Now relax on the grassy area and enjoy some fresh air. Come sundown you can also visit the best drive-in outdoor movie series in Los Angeles with food trucks – Street Food Cinema. During the evening, you can go out to dinner on one of the many beautiful rooftop’s bars in LA like Skybar where you can enjoy sprawling city views. Spring is also the best time to visit the Hollywood Farmers’ Market. They boast some of the best produce and goods in town.
After a full day of adventures, cap off the day at Villa Carlotta and enjoy our outdoor amenities. Relax and dip in our heated saltwater pool which is enveloped by greenery and lined with chaise lounge chairs for guests to revel in the California sun. Another great spot to take in the spring beauty is at The Palm Garden here at our residences. The perfect tranquil urban refuge. You can also enjoy beautiful city views from our rooftop.
What are you waiting for, darling? Book your stay with us today to enjoy the spring months in paradise. There are plenty of options nearby for savoring the outdoors. Call us at 213.460.5559 and reserve a room today.
Nestled in the heart of Hollywood, California, lies Villa Carlotta – a residence with a storied past dating back to 1926. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it’s the perfect time to explore the romanticism and glamour that is Villa Carlotta. Stargaze on the rooftop deck, relax poolside or enjoy a bottle of wine with a charcuterie board in the Palm Garden. Whatever it is, you’ll be sure to experience one of the most romantic evenings in one of the most romantic locations.
Designed by Arthur E. Harvey, the iconic residential property was built in 1926 by Thomas Ince, for his wife, Elinor Ince, an American stage and motion-picture actress. Thomas Ince was the first producer-director turning moviemaking into a business enterprise by opening his own film studio “Inceville.”. Steeped in film history, Villa Carlotta beams chic, Old Hollywood glamour. Everywhere you look, you’ll find nuances of love and a haunting beauty.
Villa Carlotta’s iconic style and design have stood the test of time and stand as tribute to the Golden Age of Hollywood. The building was designated as a Los Angeles Historical Cultural Monument in 1986. Villa Carlotta’s architectural, historic, and cultural features continue to be a prominent example of Art Deco architecture in Los Angeles. When the building first opened its doors, it was named “the last word on luxury” by the Los Angeles Times. You might have seen it featured in Vogue, recognized for its infamous Hollywood history.
The hallways of Villa Carlotta have been trafficked by the most iconic people in Hollywood in its heyday, including Oscar-winning producer David O. Selznick and Oscar-winning director George Cukor. Many of Hollywood’s best continue to stay here while they record music, film, or work on location in Los Angeles. From past to present, Villa Carlotta has always been a residence for modern day dreamers.
Are you in love yet? Give us a ring, darling. Make this number one you won’t forget. Dial 213.460.5559 to book your stay.
Best Coffee Spots Near Villa Carlotta
Explore all the craft coffee that LA has to offer when staying at Villa Carlotta! The temperature here in Southern California is finally dropping with the winter months, so it’s time to go pick up a hot beverage to warm things up. Here are our top three favorite spots to get your morning off on the right foot when staying on the iconic Franklin Blvd in Hollywood.
Rubies + Diamonds
Ready to try something different? Rubies + Diamonds is an out of the box woman-owned coffee shop off of Sunset Blvd. Try their famous coconut sea salt cold brew- we promise you won’t regret it! Postmates delivery is also available- so you can order from the comfort of your own home.
Good coffee is all in the groundwork. Head over to Groundwork Coffee for organic, ethically sourced and fairly traded coffee. We love this local gem for their commitment to properly sourced ingredients. And on top of that, the coffee is delicious!
Rise N Grind Café
Last but not least, Rise N Grind Café is the peak of LA culture. It’s the only coffee shop in LA with cold brew on tap, and they also have an extensive food menu. Head over to pick up a delicious and hearty lunch paired with your perfectly crafted cold brew.
One of the many benefits of staying at Villa Carlotta, is that you are provided with the convenience of in-suite kitchen amenities to start each day with ultimate ease. Pick up your coffee shop favorites and enjoy in your Parisian-style dining area. The perfect way to satisfy your morning caffeine cravings.
Residing in well-appointed spaces that are perfect to rest, work, create, and dream. No matter your daily goal, Villa Carlotta is here for you. Give us a call to inquire about our current availability: 213.463.2722.