Friday, May 30, 2014
Christy Does Southern California, Pt. 3
Willis was very excited to check into Room 15 at the Marmont; neither one of us had ever stayed in that one!
Willis had to blink a few times to make sure he wasn't dreaming; a private balcony above the entrance.
Looking up, this angle seemed familiar. I took the photo and hoped...
Close, but no cigar. Still, I did feel the aura of Led Zeppelin who supposedly rode their motorcycles through the lobby of the hotel back in the 1960's.
The decor at the Chateau is a mishmash of art deco, upscale linens, and shabby-chic antiques.
Somehow it all works together, making it feel like an old friend that you've known for years.
Thirsty? Everything you need for a pre-dinner cocktail is at your fingertips:
Christy rejoined us for a toe-dip into the pool:
A few traders visiting from NYC had been drinking all day at the Roosevelt Hotel; they brought the party back to the Chateau, including a gigantic blow-up swan.
Fortunately, the management ousted them from the hotel, and all was back to normal. A glass of Cabernet by the pool made it all ok.
Since the restaurant was full, we ordered room service and enjoyed dinner on the balcony.
Nighty-night; see you next time as we travel to Griffith Observatory.
Follow my Daveland updates on Twitter and view my most recent photos on Flickr. See more Daveland Chateau Marmont Hotel photos on my main website.