Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills


Last week one of my dreams came true. I stayed at the famous Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel). My favorite movie of all-time is Pretty Woman and I have been dreaming of staying at the Beverly Wilshire since I was probably 10. When I walked into the lobby I told Josh to pinch me. He did so I knew I wasn’t dreaming, but I certainly felt like it. The Beverly Wilshire is exquisite! I fell in love the very second I walked through the doors. The gorgeous chandelier and beautiful display of white hydrangeas were the perfect welcome.


Our Rodeo Studio had a spacious living room and a comfortable king bed. Loved the pink pillows! Great splash of color.


Notice the “L” on the pillow for Lichty. I loved the attention to detail.


Caleb loves big hotel beds and he didn’t waste any time jumping on our bed. The Beverly Wilshire gave Caleb a stuffed puppy dog named Larry when we checked in. He hasn’t stopped talking about his new best friend Larry the puppy. They had fun playing together.


The Beverly Wilshire also provided Caleb with a crib, bath set, and a soft teddy bear. Caleb felt right at home. I love hotels that are kid friendly! It makes traveling much easier for us.


Our large bathroom had a deep soaking tub, a glass enclosed shower, and vanity area. They also provided a step stool for Caleb. He was still too short to reach the sink, but he enjoyed stepping up and down on his special stool:) And I may have sung a little Prince in the bath tub:) I had to!


Soft white bath robes, just like Julia wore in the movie. They even had a kids robe for Caleb.


Our studio also had a fantastic view of Rodeo Drive. Shopping anyone?


We were spoiled with the cutest little cupcakes!


I loved the Rodeo Drive theme! Too fun!


The famous elevator!


I had to snap a few photos. “Well, color me happy there’s a sofa in here for two!” Oh, how I love that movie:)


The hotel is gorgeous inside and out!


Documenting my stay! ๐Ÿ™‚


We were treated to a wonderful meal at THE Blvd, which is located inside the hotel. Pretty roses and two handsome dinner dates! Our meal was off to a great start!


We started with Burrata with Sun Gold Tomato Confit. Perfection!


Josh had the Classic Tuna Tartar with avocado, ponzu, and soy vinaigrette.


The Braised Artichokes with Pickled Mushrooms and Black Truffles were delicious!


For my entree, I ordered the vegetarian pasta dish. The pasta was cooked to perfection and I loved all of the veggies.


The dessert menu was out of this world. I wanted to try them all! We finally narrowed it down to three:) I had to try the “Rocky Rodeo” sundae-chocolate ice cream with homemade marshmallows, almonds, whipped cream, and chocolate sauce. Wow is right! Loved it!


Next up, Salted Caramel Profiteroles. I had to fight Josh for these babies. We both loved them!


I am usually not a doughnut person, but THE Blvd’s doughnuts are life changing. They are served warm with lemon cream and strawberry jam. My mouth is watering just thinking about these heavenly doughnuts.


THE Blvd also has a homemade candy station! You can fill a little treat bag with sweets! Love this idea!


The bar at THE Blvd!


Cute mugs!


We also ate breakfast at THE Blvd. I was still on a sugar high from our dessert extravaganza, so I ordered the VIP.  Scrambled egg whites, wilted spinach, mushrooms, red pepper coulis, and a fun potato swirl on top. It hit the spot.


I couldn’t get the French toast out of my mind so our kind waiter let me order a side of French toast. I had to try it. I am always on the hunt for the best French toast and THE Blvd’s French toast does not disappoint. It is amazing! The bread was soft, sweet, and melted in my mouth. I loved the touch of pecan crumble and candied orange peels. Absolutely fabulous!

We highly recommend dining at THE Blvd. We loved everything. And if you are in the Beverly Hills area for Mother’s Day they are hosting a special Mother’s Day brunch and lunch. Check it out!


Thank you to the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills for hosting us and making my dream come true. Our stay exceeded my expectations. I really did feel like Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman!

Discolosure: The Beverly Wilshire hosted us, but our opinions are our own.

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  1. Beautiful hotel! I’ll have to check it out on m summer trip to Los Angeles this summer.

  2. how wonderful for you! I know your feeling – the same for me and the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok. A childhood dream as long as I can remember. A stay there is like heaven – and even just entering the lobby one is transformed into another world. And Khun Ken’s floral display keeps us enthralled for years now. We cannot wait to go back later this year. One question though, did you have “Richard Gere” with you??? lol Carina

  3. A treat of a lifetime – one you’ll always remember and that will make you smile – so happy for you guys!!

  4. I smiled the entire time while reading this post. It made me want to book my next vacation in Sunny California on Rodeo Dr. ๐Ÿ™‚ I love when I hear of dreams coming true, and I’m sure you and I are not the only girls that have dreamed of staying at the Beverly Wilsire Hotel as soon as we watched “Pretty Woman” I would have loved it even more if you had attended dinner in a red dress.

  5. “I’ve got a runner in my panyhose…….I’m not wearing any pantyhose.”

    That is one of my favorite lines from that movie.

    Looks like you had a blast!

  6. I love how they catered to your little boy. I think that is wonderful. That being said, Oh My I am jealous. The room, the care, the food. Wow what a wonderful stay you must of had. Maybe someday I can be pampered like that.

  7. WOW!! what a dream come true! That’s definitely one of my dreams as well. Reg. Bev. Wil… and everything looks so amazing! Maybe one day i’ll live out my dream there too. awesome!

  8. What a wonderful and exciting stay. That hotel looks impeccable! And that burrata, oh wow. I’d also take the salted caramel profiteroles.

  9. When I saw a picture on instagram I wanted to post a comment of “Reg Bev Wil” but I resisted. I, too, love the movie Pretty Woman and I am glad it lived up to the dream! ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. Think you had a wonderful time. Pretty Woman is my favorite movie and will watch it anytime it is on TV. Have two DVD’s but have never watched either of them.

  11. This looks like it was a fantastic trip, love all the little attention to details that make you feel special! Oh and the doughnuts – YUM!

  12. It would take all of my will power to not yell out that Pretty Woman line in the hotel elevator. I wonder how many people do? haha Looks stunning!

  13. OK now I’m in the mood to watch Pretty Woman – love that movie!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Looks like a gorgeous hotel…I’m going to be in Beverly Hills next month so maybe I’ll look into it!

  14. It looks like your trip was absolutely perfect! The food, the view, the stuffed animals. That is how all hotels should be.

  15. I’ve stayed there before and LOVED it! It’s not really in my budget now that I’ve got three kids but someday I will take my husband back there to stay. I have family right around the corner from Rodeo near UCLA. Love the area!

  16. It looks like the perfect place to unwind. I’d love to dig in to those desserts.

  17. How fabulous! I loved your play by play of your stay… the “L” on the bed, the kiddie stepstool, the cupcakes, the restaurant food!

  18. Larry! I love the Larry books – have you read them? I have Larry Gets Lost in Seattle and Seattle ABC – highly recommend ๐Ÿ™‚

  19. Amazing experience. We were there a few months ago, and it felt nostalgic with the Pretty Women scenes ๐Ÿ™‚

  20. LOL! I LOVED this post and loved catching up with you in the lobby. LOVE Pretty Woman too and think of it every time I am there. They really do have great staff and fabulous attention to detail there. SO glad you had such a fabulous stay. See you in Austin xx