Akar Studios designs SIRTAJ Hotel in Beverly Hills

The 32-room SIRTAJ Beverly Hills opened following renovations. The property was designed by Santa Monica-based firm Akar Studios, and has a color palette of citron and persimmon grounded in field of taupe. Modern, clean lines are softened with warm woods, strategic lighting and water features.

The 32 guestrooms have glass accent walls etched with a paisley pattern. Bathrooms are marked by porcelain and glass tile inspired by pigment colors seen in miniature Indian paintings from the 16th and 17th centuries. In-room amenities include linens, robes and slippers, Lavazza espresso/coffee makers, 42 inch flat screen Samsung Smart TVs and iPod docking stations.

The name SIRTAJ is a variation of the Indian sartaj – meaning "highest crown". SIRTAJ Beverly Hills will also include a boutique indoor/outdoor restaurant and bar, p.s. beverly hills. p.s. beverly hills will present a pared down menu of globally inspired cuisine by executive chef Wes Leiberher, formerly of Los Angeles hot spot Beer Belly. The bar crafts beers and hand-picked wines.

SIRTAJ Beverly Hills is owned by father and son team Navraj and RJ Singh. The hotel is managed under the direction of GM Shaw McPherson, previously of The Crescent Beverly Hills.

SIRTAJ Beverly Hills is a 32-room boutique hotel. Complimentary wireless Internet connection is available throughout the hotel. Each reservation includes a welcome cocktail upon check-in and complimentary daily breakfast. The property was designed to be part of the EcoStay Program with LivClean Carbon Offsets. SIRTAJ Beverly Hills is located at 120 South Reeves, Beverly Hills, Calif., 90212.

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