We are finishing up our stay at the Chateau Marmont today, then heading onto Santa Barbara for a few days of relaxation & inspiration. We had wanted to stay here since we dined at the restaurant years back. The hotel really is a classic.
TPS swam each day under the watchful eye of Bailey. They are an incredibly pooch friendly establishment. Everyone has been so wonderfully sweet to Bailey. Sitting in the lobby in the evening before dinner for cocktails is other worldly. Many of the guests with their dogs with them, in the dimly lit intimate lobby with a Gertrude Stein Paris parlor vibe to it. All quite entertaining.
Actually, I think that is exactly it. You feel like you are in a different time. A slower time. Even the paper waiting on the desk for me when we arrived speaks of great attention to detail with things done a tad differently. The Chateau Marmont way.