Pendry Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Pendry West Hollywood, the brand’s first hotel in Los Angeles. Pendry West Hollywood is home to 149 guestrooms and 40 Pendry Residences West Hollywood by Montage Hotels & Resorts, along with The Britely private membership club, a multi-purpose live entertainment venue, screening room, bowling alley, Spa Pendry, fitness center and curated art collection with works from both local emerging artists and acclaimed international names. The opening of Pendry West Hollywood also heralds the return of celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck to West Hollywood, with the debut of Merois and Ospero by Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group.
Pendry West Hollywood encompasses a full city block along the Sunset Strip at the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Olive Drive in West Hollywood, offering views of Los Angeles and quick access to West Hollywood’s dining, shopping and nightlife.
As for those private residences, owners can enjoy fully serviced living with access to exclusive amenities and personalized services, such as a dedicated staff, in-residence dining by Wolfgang Puck, a private resident entrance, rooftop pool, fitness center, lounge, boardroom and wine tasting room along with an outdoor garden deck. Residences have two- to four-bedroom floorplans from 2,000-plus square feet to over 4,500 square feet and include private outdoor spaces with terraces up to 3,400 square feet.
Located on the rooftop of Pendry West Hollywood, with views of Los Angeles Wolfgang Puck’s Merois has a menu that spotlights Japanese, Southeast Asian and French/California cuisine. Signature dishes include Crispy Scale Whole Black Sea Bass and Japanese A5 NY Strip, alongside Vegan Sushi and Squid Noodles. Merois will initially open for guests and residents of Pendry West Hollywood, as well as members of The Britely by reservation only.
The Bar at Merois, anchored by a central fireplace, serves cocktails and an elevated menu of small bites. One specialty cocktail is the Samurai Sword, featuring Hibiki Harmony Whiskey, Cointreau, lemon, rosemary, ginger and honey.
Chef Puck’s other venue, Ospero, located on the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Olive Drive, is a casual street-side European-style café. The all-day menu includes “neighborhood-friendly favorites” like classic salads, handmade pastas, vegan dishes and house-made pizzas. The restaurant offers both indoor and al fresco dining. Ospero has a full bar, as well as takeaway offerings. Signature dishes include Burrata, Nicoise Salad with Grilled Tuna Steak, Ricotta Gnocchi with Braised Oxtail Ragout and Grilled Atlantic Salmon with a Celery Root Puree and Barolo Glaze.
Spa Pendry brings the latest in fitness, wellness, health and technology to West Hollywood. Guests can expect four treatment rooms, including a couple’s room, a nail salon, two eucalyptus-infused steam rooms, locker rooms, a lounge, and movement studio for. Available brands include PRIORI, a Southern California line of anti-aging, science-driven, adaptive skincare solutions with customizable special adaptations to choose from, and internationally acclaimed luxury skincare brand, BABOR, which will bring sustainability to the forefront of Spa Pendry with the debut of its environmentally centric product line Cleanformance. Spa Pendry has partnered with The Hydration Room to offer customized Vitamin Injection and IV Therapies. Pendry West Hollywood is also the first Pendry property to launch a partnership with Health House, offering high-energy and dynamic virtual fitness programming for hotel guests.
Good to know: Pendry West Hollywood has a “grandest ballroom,” measuring 2,300 square feet and accommodating up to 200 guests in a reception-style setting; it opens to the spacious foyer and outdoor Garden Terrace. The screening room is an intimate, comfortable space with seating for up to 20 guests.