Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village Offers Needed Retreat in Mountains of L.A.
Stressed out residents and travelers can use time off to retool at classic, contemporary destination spa and hotel
March 18, 2020
The Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village is reintroducing its expansive 11 acre urban retreat after a significant re-do of guestrooms, restaurants and public spaces. Inspired by the tranquil elements of Southern California’s coast and the classic drama of old-Hollywood glam, the hotel is ready for its close-up after a multi-million dollar transformation project, giving new life to this Southern California oasis.
The Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village is located just outside of Los Angeles enroute to 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. 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 inspire,” said 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.”
The vision of David Murdock, founder of Dole Enterprises and owner of Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, was to create a design aesthetic that evokes the soft spirit of Southern California’s natural elements, which complement 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.
Guest Rooms and Suites
All guest rooms and suites feature cool colors and patterns inspired by nature in botanical prints, robin’s egg wallcoverings and corridor flooring. Designers used such materials as brass and lacquered woods to 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 form 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 Options
The design team from EDG, a trusted partner to the Four Seasons brand, worked to develop innovative concepts showcasing the evolution of the Hotel’s culinary programs, including the hotel’s new California brasserie Coin & Candor; ONYX, the traditional sushi bar; and Prosperous Penny, the weekend speakeasy.
The Signature Retreat
For guests seeking wellness experiences, the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village’s Signature Retreat — the 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. To learn more about the Signature Retreat, click here.