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.