Dawson Design Associates leads $25M renovation of W Los Angeles

W Hotels Worldwide announced the completion of the $25 million renovation of W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills, formerly known as W Los Angeles – Westwood. Located between the foothills of Beverly Hills and Bel-Air, while just minutes from Los Angeles’ Sunset Boulevard and the beaches of Santa Monica, the transformation was led by Dawson Design Associates.

The top-to-bottom renovation includes a new destination restaurant, STK, through a partnership with The ONE Group, which is scheduled to open this summer. STK will also provide an updated menu concept at WET, the landscaped ground-level pool with California-style cabanas.

Drawing inspiration from the bungalows of Beverly Hills, W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills unveiled 297 newly re-imagined suites, including an Extreme WOW suite (the W brand’s take on the Presidential Suite) that comes equipped with a screening room. Contemporary in décor while maintaining a bold and modern design, each suite is detailed with sectional sofas and new lighting, along with louvered windows and filtered light.

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Beneath a canopy of floating back lit sculptures that transition from day to night, guests are welcomed into the signature W Living Room (the W take on the hotel lobby) with pulsating lights that sync with the beat from the DJ. Located within a hidden alcove and adjacent to the Living Room Bar, the Oasis is the heart of the redesigned Living Room and has a 12 foot water wall.

W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills features refreshed event spaces ideal for press junkets, weddings, conferences, meetings and other events. Other amenities include:  the signature BLISS Spa with 10 treatment rooms, nail stations, men's and women's lounges and the Bliss Spa store; and the Living Room Bar.