The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles
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In the beginning of the month of October, a few of my colleagues, their friends, & I went to see L.A. Opera's production of Georges Bizet's “Carmen” at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Admiring the area during the quiet night after the show, we agreed upon exploring Los Angeles in the near future to learn more about its history. …
I had booked to go to Disneyland but bus was cancelled as they didn't have enough passengers. Great! not. Ok so I will go to Griffith Observatory. Nup. Can't do that either unless I have a car. No buses go there during the week, only on the weekends. Sheesh.
I had noticed the road had been closed this morning and there was a bit of construction going on in front of the ...
... nails were done, we went to the Luxe Hotel to wait for Maxinne. The Luxe hotel is a great place to people watch right on Rodeo Drive, so we got our selves settled to wait for Maxinne. Maxinne arrived and after several cocktails, glasses of Wine, plus two cheese platters & desserts we head off for a drive around. Feeling a little jaded, so an early night is the order of the day.
Next day we get up at a reasonable time and head for the ...
... was officially ending her contract, so we said our goodbyes to her at the hotel.
I grabbed some dinner in the hotel with Raye* using our food vouchers, and enjoyed some amazing King Salmon. After dinner, we spent a long time online (where I set up a phone interview for tomorrow morning! EEK!) and decided to book a tour for the next day to Universal Studios and LA-by-night. The tour-booking agent at the hotel desk gave us $10 off, so we spent $120 each…..YOLO! ...
... kangaroos hopping around the place and almost seemed curious about what everyone's doing. It is quite odd to be walking across to the open kitchen and having to make a small diversion around a lounging kangaroo kicking back after a long day hopping around. The next day we planned to do a long walk through the middle of the gorge and stopped off at a number of Aboriginal rock art as well as walking into smaller gorges winding into narrow river systems. The day's walk was finished ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles
Attractive façade as it shares the same building with another hotel. I expected more but definitely missing space in the lobby.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.