Whether you’re staying for a night or a week, be sure to read Contributor Mary Noe’s list of the very best Westlake Village Hotels and Resorts
Southern California is a premiere tourist destination and millions of people visit each year for good reason. With gorgeous beaches, funky surf towns, an outstanding restaurant and culinary scene, exclusive shopping, luxury real estate, world-famous attractions, and some of the top hotels and resorts in the United States, SoCal is a vacationer’s dream.
If you’re planning a trip to the Golden State or considering a local ‘staycation’ or California road trip, Westlake Village is the ideal base for exploring all SoCal has to offer. Situated about halfway between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, and just a few miles from Malibu’s beaches and scenic canyons, Westlake Village is known for its upscale lifestyle, natural beauty, and outdoor activities. Luxurious spas, fine dining, eclectic boutiques, lakeside living, and miles of hiking and bike trails make Westlake Village California an ideal travel destination.
Westlake Village’s prime location offers easy access to world-famous beaches, nearby wine regions, as well as many top attractions in Southern California, including Hollywood, Disneyland, Universal Studios, and renowned museums, theatres, and nightlife.
Whether you’re planning a family vacation, a romantic getaway, a girls’ weekend, business travel, or a dream wedding, Westlake Village is home to several unique lodging experiences, including award-winning luxury resorts, an exquisite boutique inn, and trusted hotel brands.
For both visitors and locals alike, our favorite Westlake Village hotels offer a range of accommodations to suit every taste. From indulgent choices to more family-friendly options, here are our favorite hotels in Westlake Village.
The Best Westlake Village Hotels and Resorts
Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village
Recently named one of the top hotels in Southern California by Condé Nast Traveler, the elegant Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village is a AAA Five-Diamond retreat perfect for both leisure and business travel. A recent, extensive remodeling project has enhanced the already luxe property, and both the newly launched Prosperous Penny lounge and Coin & Candor bar and dining experience have impressively elevated the luxury factor of this premium resort.
The Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village is home to the renown California Health & Longevity Institute, an award-winning spa and on-site wellness facility that offers custom, cutting-edge treatments and wellness retreats. It’s also a popular California ‘staycation’ destination that offers guests an elegant, local escape.
Read More: For more details about this outstanding luxury Westlake Village hotel, read our full feature story or visit the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village website at www.fourseasons.com/westlakevillage/.
Westlake Village Inn
The Westlake Village Inn is an idyllic retreat in the center of Westlake Village. This peaceful, Mediterranean-inspired luxury boutique hotel is set on 17 lushly landscaped acres and boasts a vineyard and views of the beautiful Westlake Golf Course.
Welcoming guests since 1968 and consistently ranked as one of the top Westlake Village Hotels, the Inn offers elegant deluxe rooms and suites with luxurious amenities. Rated a AAA Four Diamond Property, the Westlake Village Inn has recently been named the Best of 2020 Winner by California Wedding Day Magazine, and is a special event venue that hosts birthdays and other occasions, as well as dream weddings. Check out the beautiful Vintage Room, the variety of elegant meeting rooms, or picturesque outdoor spaces perfect for hosting a memorable event.
Experience ‘the luxury of self-care and relaxation’ at Spa Relais. This new European-inspired on-site boutique spa, with its custom spa treatments, is located in in a lush and luxuriously rustic setting.
This stunning luxury hotel is also home to some of the top Westlake Village restaurants, as well as the best and dining experiences in the Conejo Valley. The popular Stonehaus wine bar and coffee house is an exquisite Italian-style enoteca with verdant gardens and outdoor patio rooms, and has become a beloved gathering spot for area residents and visitors alike. Mediterraneo, the property’s newly remodeled fine dining restaurant, will transport you to Southern Europe with its romantic Mediterranean ambiance and fresh, seasonal cuisine.
Bogie’s Bar at the Westlake Village Inn, a popular bar and live music venue, is also home to the Vista Terrace, a spacious and serene outdoor patio overlooking the property’s lake and the lovely Westlake Village Golf Course. Serving excellent ‘light bites’ and craft cocktails in an eclectic, al fresco setting, the Vista Terrace is a stunning outdoor space for entertaining with friends.
Be sure to explore the Westlake Village Inn website… and start planning your holiday.
Hyatt Regency Westlake Village
The Mediterranean-meets-modern Hyatt Regency Westlake Village feels like a resort yet also offers outstanding business facilities. The sleek design of the welcoming lobby invites guests to relax, gather, or work in stylish comfort. Guest accommodations feature 263 modern rooms, including 17 suites and exclusive ‘Hyatt Business Plan’ rooms designed especially for business travelers.
The on-site Harvest Kitchen and Bar is a convenient spot for local, farm-to-table cuisine, and menu offerings include vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free options. Outdoor dining on the spacious patio is a favorite option, with firepits in multiple lounge areas set within the beautifully landscaped grounds. Private dining rooms are available for special occasions, and a ‘Grab & Go Station’ features a full-service Starbucks that is perfect for a quick snack or beverage to go.
Planning a dream wedding? With the largest ballroom in Ventura County and a beautiful reception foyer – along with professional catering and event planning teams – the Hyatt Regency Westlake Village is a popular wedding destination. For a smaller gathering, the lovely outdoor garden gazebo proffers a more intimate experience and is set amidst lushly landscaped grounds within view of spectacular waterfalls.
This first-rate hotel is also an ideal spot for meetings, with 25,000 square feet of flexible space perfect for small executive retreats to conventions for 1,000. On-site event planning, audiovisual, and culinary teams provide personalized attention for your event needs.
When you’re not exploring Southern California, relax by the nearby sparkling outdoor pool or check out these top things to do in Westlake Village.
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Residence Inn by Marriott Los Angeles – Westlake Village
The Residence Inn by Marriott in Westlake Village is an all-suite hotel that is perfect for a casual visit. The spacious rooms are 50% larger than an average hotel room, and complimentary amenities include full breakfast, high speed internet access, and evening social hour Monday-Wednesday. This comfortable 3 Diamond AAA property has received the Trip Advisor 2019 Certificate of Excellence and has an efficient 24-hour staff.
Newly decorated suites range from studios to two-bedroom suites and offer a full kitchen. Guest rooms are designed with closet and storage space, living rooms feature pull out sofas and flat screen televisions, and premium Marriott bedding rounds out the comfortable rooms.
For further details, visit Residence Inn by Marriott Los Angeles—Westlake Village.
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