Dec 1, 2020

Phoenix Hotel

The story begins in 1956 with the Caravan Motor Lodge. Legend has it that Neil Young lived here with his pet bush babies while recording Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young’s seminal album Deja Vu. It fell into disrepair in the 70’s and 80’s until the party really began in 1987 when Chip Conley, then a fledgling entrepreneur, […]

Dec 1, 2020

Desert Hills

Desert Hills is one of Palm Spring’s classic boutique hotels. Designed in 1956 by Herbert Burns for Allen and Joanne Petty, Desert Hills retains the nostalgia and charm of Palm Springs. Tucked up against the rugged San Jacinto Mountains in the Historic Tennis Club District, Desert Hills is located just a few blocks from the […]

Dec 1, 2020

Astro Pasadena Hotel

Come stay at the Astro Pasadena Hotel! Ideally located minutes from Los Angeles, this Pasadena hotel’s accommodations offer a unique stay for an affordable price. Our Pasadena hotel was completely renovated in 2016 and was restored to its original Googie architecture with a modern touch. Freshly redesigned with a chic decor, our 25 guest rooms […]

Dec 1, 2020

Safari Inn

The Safari Inn is one of Burbank’s most famous historical landmarks, and still open to the public. This Googie-style oasis has maintained its original retro décor, the recently restored neon sign has been shining its kitschy lights on Olive Avenue since 1955, and the shield-and-spears motif repeats in the management office and in the ironwork on […]

Dec 1, 2020

The Tangerine

The Tangerine was built in 1960 as the Holiday Lodge. Located right in the middle of several movie lots and TV sound stages, the modern motor lodge became a home away from home for numerous actors and production crew needing a convenient, comfortable base, close to work.