Winner Announced! L.A.’s Sexiest Hotel


We have just crowned the next winner in our monthly online feature: Design Democracy. Hundreds of votes were cast for the 12 sultry hotel rooms nominated as the Sexiest Hotel in Los Angeles, with SLS Hotel beating out the rest.

Design Democracy

L.A.’s Sexiest Hotel: SLS Hotel

Beverly Hills is the perfect location for the first SLS Hotel, a luxury hotel designed by Philippe Starck. Mere minutes away from Rodeo Drive, the hotel offers a culinary program by Spanish chef José Andrés and staff uniforms designed by fashion designer Pascal Humbert. Starck oversaw every aspect of the hotel’s design, down to a line of custom furnishings. 465 S. La Cienega Blvd., L.A., 310-247-0400,


Runners Up:

Second and third place went to the Mondrian and Shangri-La, respectively. 

From left: Mondrian and Shangri-La

Congrats to all that were nominated, and thanks so much to all our readers who participated. 

Our next Design Democracy contest is already in full swing: Best Tropical Resort for Californians. Click over to nominate your favorite in the comments section, and voting will kick off on March 1. 


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