Explore Century Plaza – a Los Angeles Landmark at the Center of it All.

 

Los Angeles has historically been a place of distinctive neighborhood identities. Located at the center of where business meets Hollywood is Century City, Los Angeles.

An aerial shot of LA at sunset.
A historic photo of the Century Plaza under construction.

Set in the Los Angeles core close to freeways I-5, I-10 and I-405, downtown’s convention center and three airports, Century City is Beverly Hills adjacent and just a short drive to local beaches. Area attractions include Westfield Century City, a world-class shopping area with outdoor dining, walkable plazas, tree-lined paths, an entertaining space, and 200+ retailers. Highlights include the West Coast’s first Eataly, where shoppers can dine-in or pick up freshly prepared pastas, meats and produce. Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, and Macy’s are the shopping center’s flagship department stores, alongside a range of other retailers from luxury goods and name-brand fashions to high-tech devices and sporting equipment.

Our central location allows guests to easily explore the surrounding neighborhoods of Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Hollywood and Santa Monica.

Home to entertainment industry giants CAA talent agency and the legendary 20th Century Fox Studios, Century City is a magnet for celebrities, influencers, and insiders. A star among Los Angeles’ liveliest neighborhoods, Century City continues to be the hub of arts, entertainment, dining, retail, and modern living.

The Reagans arrive at Century Plaza
Historic photo of a group posing outside the Century Plaza.
General Manager, Philip Barnes

General Manager, Philip Barnes

Throughout his career, Barnes has worked across five continents in some of the world’s most sought-after destinations. He joined Fairmont Century Plaza from his most recent position as Managing Director and Regional Vice President, The Savoy in London, A Fairmont Managed Hotel, where he was from 2016.

Preceding his role at The Savoy, Barnes had held a number of positions over his 22-year career with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, including Regional Vice President Middle East, Regional Vice President Pacific Northwest & General Manager Fairmont Pacific Rim, and various other Regional Vice President & General Manager roles in both Canada and the Middle East.

Laura

Laura

Internationally celebrated Spanish artist Jaume Plensa is one of the world’s foremost sculptors in the public realm with celebrated projects spanning the globe in such cities as Calgary, Chicago, San Diego, Montréal, London, Paris, Dubai, Bangkok, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Fascinated by the duality of the tangible and intangible, Jaume Plensa creates monumental sculptures that appear to transcend time and space despite their formidable size.

Shopping

Shopping

Fashion, health, and the outdoor lifestyle are LA staples. Take full advantage. Browse luxe labels, dine on the latest chef creations and cut loose with some serious retail therapy. The famed Westfield Century City is a 12-minute walk from the hotel. Rodeo Drive is two blocks from our front door and Santa Monica’s Third St. Promenade is just a short drive away.

Off Script

A curated blend of stories from the Fairmount Century Plaza.

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    Lifestyle
    Here are a few tips on how to achieve that luxurious hotel bed experience right in your own home by our very own Director of Housekeeping, Martin Myun

Around Town

Experience the very best of Los Angeles. Fairmont Century Plaza is ideally located in the center of LA, surrounded by Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Dowtown and the beach cities.

Photo Gallery

A collection of our best photos from around the hotel and through the surrounding neighborhood.