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Hilton announces the signing of Conrad Los Angeles at The Grand LA

Hilton has announced the signing of Conrad Los Angeles at The Grand LA, marking the brand’s debut in California. The hotel is part of Related Companies’ mixed-use development, The Grand LA, designed by Frank Gehry, located in downtown Los Angeles.

The 28-storey hotel will feature 305 modern guest rooms with bold design, as well as a spa, elevated indoor/outdoor lobby with sweeping views of the iconic Walt Disney Concert Hall, and a 16,000 square foot rooftop terrace complete with a private pool deck overlooking downtown Los Angeles.

Danny Hughes, Executive Vice President and President, Americas, Hilton, said:

With Los Angeles experiencing its largest downtown development boom in nearly a century, we believe 2022 is the right time to introduce such a dynamic hotel and exciting development to this cultural epicenter. We’re thrilled to continue to expand Conrad’s footprint in the Americas and have the opportunity to bring this empowered and design-forward brand to a new market.

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Guests will be able to enjoy locally inspired culinary experiences through dining outlets featuring expansive lounges and outdoor amenities that embrace California’s outdoor culture. The luxury property will also offer 12,000 square feet of meeting and event facilities with integrated technology capabilities as well as a state-of-the-art fitness room for guests.

Standard guest room. Photo: Hilton

Nils-Arne Schroeder, Global Brand Head, Conrad Hotels and Resorts, said:

Conrad Hotels & Resorts is the ideal brand to complement the suite of offerings at the Grand LA with our promise of bold design and exceptional, passionate service, aimed at creating memorable experiences for our guests. We look forward to elevating the level of luxury hospitality in the destination next year with the opening of our first Conrad hotel in California and seeing the immersive cultural experiences at Conrad Los Angeles come to life for travelers and the local community.

Located in the heart of Grand Ave. Arts, The Grand LA will include 176,000 square feet of retail and dining space, more than 400 residences and a large, vibrant public plaza with a series of landscaped, open terraces that will host free arts programming throughout the year, including live concerts.

Within walking distance of Conrad Los Angeles will be some of the city’s most prominent cultural venues, creating a natural synergy with the neighborhood’s art destinations including The Broad, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Museum of Contemporary Art, Grand Park, Colburn School and The Music Center.

Rick Vogel, Senior Vice President at Related Companies, said:

The Grand LA is thrilled to host Hilton’s first Conrad property in California. Conrad is one of Hilton’s high luxury brands for the Epicurean traveler in search of culture, arts and dining, which is aligned with The Grand LA’s landmark destination as the epicenter for arts and culture in LA. We look forward to welcoming Conrad Los Angeles’s first guests when The Grand LA opens in 2022.

Recently, Hyatt announced the opening of Thompson Hollywood in Los Angeles.

Meanwhile, Hilton recently signed its 4 resort in the Maldives, Hilton Maldives Amangiri, bringing its flagship brand to the dreamy island paradise and DoubleTree by Hilton Osaka Castle. The hospitality giant also recently opened its first DoubleTree property in Germany, first Tapestry Collection property in Europe, Hilton Vallarta Riviera All Inclusive Resort and Hilton Garden Inn Austin University Capitol District. The hospitality chain will open its largest hotel in Asia-Pacific in Singapore in January 2022.

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