Maya Mallick, the new owner of the Culver Hotel, showcased a reimagined Culver Hotel in Los Angeles.
Built in 1924 by the city’s founder, Harry Culver, the hotel was later owned by Charlie Chaplin. The property is next door to the Culver Studios and is near the Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios, now Sony Studios.
With a background in fashion, Mallick included heirlooms and select furnishings found at vintage markets and exclusive interior design shops in the property’s rooms and public spaces. These vintage materials were re-purposed. There are also custom-designed pieces throughout the hotel.
The 46 guestrooms were furnished with Culver Hotel’s vintage-meets-modern décor. Guestroom interiors have classic color palettes, antique dressers and armoires, and updated amenities,. The 1920s-inspired bathrooms have white subway tiles, Carrera marble and chrome fixtures. Many of the rooms and suites have views of Downtown Culver City, the Santa Monica Mountains and Baldwin Hills. No two rooms are exactly alike in this triangle-shaped building.
The ground floor has the Grand Lobby and the Crystal Dining Room, which has crystal chandeliers and its original checkerboard marble floor. A tree-lined outdoor patio is used as both a restaurant and special event option. The Velvet Lounge is on the Mezzanine Level.
The second floor has white "wedding-cake" moldings and reclaimed parquet floors. These meeting and event spaces have vintage décor.
Located at 9400 Culver Blvd., it is the only hotel in the revived neighborhood of Downtown Culver City.