When I was 21 and lived in Miami, I spent endless weekends partying at The Standard. A good friend of mine was dating one of the bouncers, so we were always guaranteed a good time (perks of being in your early 20’s amiright?). They always threw the best day parties by the pool and had the dopest DJs spinning the newest music. So when I was invited to stay at The Standard in West Hollywood while visiting L.A., I couldn’t help but have my hopes high that their hotel would be just as lit.

Upon arriving with one of my best friends, photographer Ron Hill, I immediately fell in love with The Standard’s mid-century modern, vintage decor. We arrived Sunday afternoon, and their day party was in full swing. Thankfully, I had a room with a view of the pool, so I could take in all the action while getting ready to head down there myself.

After a night of drinks and good times with some of my friends, I woke up the next morning and headed down to Alma, the Standard’s highly touted restaurant for breakfast. The restaurant was gorgeous and had these adorable counter seats. I sat at the counter, had a tequila and soda (I mean I was on vacation so when in L.A.) and had the best breakfast I had eaten my entire trip. Feed me bacon and I’m forever yours.

Check out my photo diary from my two-night stay below. Also, a big thank you to The Standard Hollywood and The Visit West Hollywood Tourism Board for the lovely accommodations!

Sunday Funday Pool Days are the Best Days.

I was able to capture the shooter himself, Ron Hill.

The minibar situation was amazing!

The sweetest little surprise from The Standard.

Breakfast At Alma was so delicious!

  • Katrina Downie

    How dapper does this look! The view is beautiful and the mini bar sold
    Me the room

  • I’ve never heard of this hotel. I will be coming to California in 2018, so any reviews on hotels are greatly appreciated. The Standard does look quite comfortable. I prefer a bed that’s low and hasn’t a traditional box spring. Breakfast looks delicious!

  • Such an awesome looking hotel! Almost as nice as the Bikini Berlin! 🙂

  • mummyslittlemonkey

    What a cool hotel – LOVING that retro-sixties vibe. Bet you went Instagram crazy while you were there! x

  • wow what beautiful sites and a wonderful place to visit i wish i could travel

  • Hungry_Healthy_Happy

    I have stayed at this hotel and it’s awesome. The pool scene is epic.

  • Helen Clark

    Wow what a stunning hotel! I love the view of the pool and the breakfast looks SO good too. I’m super jealous you lived in LA it must have been amazing.

  • The Mum Diaries

    The hotel looks fabulous! That Mini bar! Oh my!

  • Natasha Mairs

    wow look at that minibar!! It has everything you need! Love the view too

  • Melanie Edjourian

    OMG I can safely say I have never seen such a well stocked mini bar that’s fantastic!!!! Love the healthyish looking breakfast too.

  • shoshana sue

    I love the simplicity but yet fresh and classy of the hotel. It is beautiful and you and your photographer looked stunning!

  • Melanie

    This looks awesome…tes to that mini bar and like the idea of Sunday Fundays :)x

  • Ana Ojha

    This hotel looks like an amazing getaway! Your pictures speak for itself how much fun you had!

  • Deepa Malhotra Gandhi

    Great hotel with beautiful rooms and looks like you had a great time.

  • Super Busy Mum

    That hotel looks beautiful and that mini bar looks like the stuff of dreams!

  • Love the pictures, especially the colours! You’ve certainly done the place justice, super stylish 🙂

  • The rooms looks lovely, I really like the massive bed! Perfect to relax! The balcony is a nice touch as well, you don’t find many places with balconies around. The breakfast looks very yummy as well.

  • Ali

    Wow I’d be living my best life if I was staying here, it looks amazing!

  • How lucky that your friend was dating the bouncer at the time because the standard looks absolutely lit. Aw it is in moments like this where I wish I was on holiday x

  • Karyn Locke

    The minibar situation is definitely amazing! Love the cool vibe the hotel provides!

  • Wow looks like an amazing place, very stylish and relaxing x

  • KGR

    I looks like an incredible place to stay and relax. That bathroom looks amazing certainly looked as if you had a lovely time x

  • I have to admit Funday Poolday does sound rather perfect. I would love a party like this 🙂

  • Ola Broom

    It’s always nice to take trips have a bit of nostalgia. The standard Hotel looks like a nice place to stay. Enjoyed all the pics too.

  • Suchitra Narayan

    Lovely pics and the place looks nice! Looks like you and a great time

  • LisaLisa01

    WOW, what a beautiful hotel! The food looks amazing and of course the room and view looks so comfy and absolutely niceeee. Girl that minibar is no joke!!

  • Jinzo_2400

    Looks a pretty swanky hotel and that pool looked pretty fun as well…the breakfast looked amazing.

  • What an incredible hotel and the food looks absolutely delicious. I am so jealous of that view.

  • Dada KS

    Wow is that the mini bar? It has more snacks and drinks than in my kitchen! Really looks great and fun at the Standard! I could imagine myself sitting there on the balcony sipping on my drinks! Ahh life!

  • Nellwyn

    This looks like a beautiful hotel, that mini-bar is incredible! I definitely would love to stay there some day

  • You’re pictures are stunning! You’ve made me really want to visit here now!

  • Laura Dove

    WOW!!!! What a place to stay!! That minibar looks amazing, as do you too! I would love to stay somewhere like that!

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