We watched this renovation project happen during 2019, and we are now so thrilled to give you a look at what you will see when you plan your own visit this year. After much anticipation, the AAA Five-Diamond award winning Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village officially reintroduced its expansive 11-acre urban retreat to the world last month. Inspired by the tranquil elements of Southern California’s coast and the classic drama of old-Hollywood glam, the Hotel completed its multi-million dollar transformation project, giving new life to this Southern California oasis. A LuxeGetaways favorite for their inspirational wellness opportunities, this property now has even more to offer guests looking for a one-of-a-kind getaway!

As one of LA’s best destinations, Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village is set between the bustle of Los Angeles and Santa Barbara’s wine country, just north of Malibu’s famed beaches. It is here that recreation, rolling hills, sandy beaches and Southern California’s best climate meet a wealth of resort activities, wellness and culinary experiences to relax, reconnect, renew and recharge.

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Guests can now enjoy the Hotel-wide enhancement, which encompasses the following projects:

• Redesigned rooms including 230 guest rooms and 39 suites

• Renovated meeting space, event space and corridors

• Rhythm & Hair, a new salon featuring a blow dry bar, barbershop, beauty and nail services

• Brand new culinary outlets including Coin & Candor, a California brasserie; Onyx, a rebranded sushi bar; and Prosperous Penny, a weekend speak-easy

“We are afforded a great luxury of residing in close proximity to the metropolitan LA area plus the Malibu Mountains and sea.  It is the mix of urban and natural settings that continue to inspire us and we evolve out of this unparalleled lifestyle,” explains Robert Cima, Regional Vice President and General Manager. “The design of this comprehensive project emphasizes what makes our region an exceptional place to conduct business, vacation, and live. It is here where people come to create richer connections with the natural environment.”

David Murdock, founder of Dole Enterprises and owner of Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, had a vision to create a design aesthetic that evokes the soft spirit of Southern California’s natural elements. This complements the property’s holistic approach to health and wellness. Entrusting some the world’s leading design and culinary talent, this entire vision redefines the meaning of a luxury urban retreat. Bringing Murdock’s dream to life, the acclaimed San Francisco-based design firm BAMO conceptualized the interiors for the guest rooms and suites, public spaces and meeting rooms. The aesthetics draw a parallel between the calming elements of water and air with LA’s sophisticated allure.

Guest Rooms and Suites

Thoughtfully designed to capture the essence of luxury, all guest rooms and suites feature cool colors alongside a natural palette reflective of California. Patterns inspired by rhythm of nature are found throughout, including botanical prints, robin’s egg wallcovering and corridor flooring reminiscent of the ocean’s waves. Refined materials such as brass and lacquered woods create a relaxing, soothing and restful experience while also paying tribute to LA’s fabled past.

Event and Gathering Space

Further emphasizing the Hotel’s connection with the destination while paying homage to the opulence of old-Hollywood, the more than 15 meeting spaces and banquet rooms continue to be a social hub for those seeking bespoke events and gatherings. The rich mahogany wood contrasts the deep blue carpet plus floral patterned walls. Creating a contemporary backdrop, the existing grand chandeliers provide a warm glow.

Salon and Barbershop

Drawing inspiration from rhythm, a key principle of art, music and lifestyle, Rhythm & Hair focuses on beauty as an expression of personal identity. The contemporary salon features 2,000 square feet of modern monochrome-designed space and includes six hair styling stations; four nail stations; three hair-washing stations; two nail stations; and a private barbershop.

Three New Culinary Offerings

The design team from EDG worked to develop innovative concepts showcasing the evolution of the Hotel’s unparalleled culinary programs including the hotel’s new California brasserie Coin & Candor; ONYX, the traditional sushi bar; and Prosperous Penny, the weekend speakeasy.

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The Signature Retreat: 2020 Schedule Now Available

For guests seeking the ultimate wellness experience to Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, The Signature Retreat at California Health & Longevity Institute is the ideal option. The immersive four-day, all-inclusive wellness experience is created to help individuals achieve personal well-being and inspire lifestyle changes. Experts at California Health & Longevity Institute use the latest technology and scientific findings to curate workshop experiences, cooking classes and personalized workouts for optimal health and weight loss. This program provides guests with valuable tools and expertise to begin the journey to personal health and happiness.