Located in a vibrant neighbourhood, this historic place does not lack for personality. Though the ghost of Mary Pickford remains attached to the very decadent Gothic theatre right next to the hotel, the former picture palace now presents alternative theatre groups.
The Ace is distinguished by its sleek industrial interior: polished concrete, glass, and stainless-steel counterbalance the building's Art Deco shell. This loft-style hotel, with exposed beams punctuating the space, has a cool 1970s vibe.
There's even a jam room equipped with acoustic guitars and a turntable for budding rock stars. The elevator takes you to the rooftop with its small pool and bar. A great place for a party, the Ace attracts a trendy 30-something clientele that is cheerful and boisterous.
Ace Hotel Downtown
929 South Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
+1 213 623 3233
Rooms: from 170 USD