The lobby of the Moxy Hotel Downtown Los Angeles

Moxy Downtown Los Angeles

Looking for a sky-high view above the bustling hub of Downtown LA? You’ll get to live that dreamy experience and more at the Moxy Downtown Los Angeles. Conveniently located right across the street from the LA Convention Center and Crypto.com Arena, the Moxy (joined with the AC Hotel) is a trendy spot for eating, sleeping, and partying without even stepping foot outside the building. With cozy rooms, inviting bars, intriguing monthly programming, and onsite hospitality playground Level 8, you’ll never have a dull moment during your stay. Settle into one of DTLA’s most buzzworthy properties to live out a thrilling LA vacay.

Places to Visit Nearby:

L.A. Live • Caña Rum Bar • Broadway Bar

Moxy Downtown Los Angeles Details:

🍔 Food:
You have truly an endless amount of options for food thanks to the combined Moxy & AC Hotel dining outlets. Bar Moxy is great for a quick bite and Bluestone Lane is perfect for a coffee on the go. AC Bar & Lounge is great for enjoying a meal with a view, and La Lo La Rooftop is a lively escape for cocktails, bites, or brunch. Not to mention the restaurants inside of Level 8–Japanese restaurant Lucky Mizu, gourmet taco food truck The Brown Sheep, outdoor oyster bar Mother of Pearl, Japanese teppanyaki restaurant Maison Kasai, and elevated steak and seafood grill Qué Bárbaro. Needless to say, you’ll be well-fed with available cuisine from all around the world.

During our stay, we tried Lucky Mizu–a beautiful venue offering a menu of water-focused cooking like shabu-shabu and seiro-mushi, as well as a variety of fresh seafood dishes. They serve a selection of high quality meats like the delectable A5 Kobe which melts in your mouth. And you can’t go wrong with sashimi either, like the deliciously fresh Yellowtail or Hokkaido Scallop. The innovative space has an inviting art-deco design mixed with traditional Japanese accents like cherry blossoms, maneki-neko cats, and a 40-foot playable harp that extends above the ceiling.

Get the full rundown of what to expect at Level 8 🌃

🍸 Drinks:
Each of the dining outlets has its own list of signature cocktails which makes for a conveniently walkable bar hop. You’ll find tropical concoctions and a panoramic view at La Lo La Rooftop. Golden Hour also has island-inspired creations to sip poolside with a sparkling carousel bar overhead. You can enjoy a whiskey drink during a sultry experience at jazz lounge Mr. Wanderlust, and a bit of Mezcal at the cathedral-inspired nightclub Sinners y Santos (you won’t want to miss their Mexican luchador performances).

🛏 Rooms:
Rooms at Moxy Downtown Los Angeles are perfect for those seeking a crisp, minimalist aesthetic with a touch of urban industrial flair. Layouts are compact, but utilize the space in creative ways. The shower and toilet are tucked away behind a sliding door and in lieu of a closet, clothing can be hung on hooks beneath the TV.

If you’re sharing the room, privacy is a bit limited due to some transparency to the bathroom door and minimal separation for getting dressed. However, solo travelers would likely find the space to be perfect for business or pleasure. Nevertheless, you won’t be able to argue with the breathtaking views that stretch out far across Los Angeles County. The wall-to-wall window backdrop makes the cozy setup worthwhile!

Read our full review of La Lo La Rooftop 🍹

🎶 Music:
If you’re looking for music, definitely check out the hotel’s monthly events that include live performances and DJ sets at Bar Moxy and La Lo La Rooftop. You can also find a talented pianist and cover band playing regularly at Mr. Wanderlust, and DJs playing top 40 and dance music at Sinners y Santos (which opens later in the night at 10pm).

Ambiance:
The Moxy Downtown Los Angeles has the perfect mix of style, luxury, minimalism, and whimsy all rolled into one. Its location near the Convention Center means you’ll be staying alongside visitors who may be in town for business, while the bustling Level 8 draws in the city’s local partygoers.

The countless number of food and beverage options are unmatched for any hotel in LA, making it perfect for those who are looking to make the most of onsite amenities. A motorcycle-inspired theme brings a dash of edge to the branding while bold furnishings, eye-catching artwork, and stylistic layouts round out the impressive design.

📸 Photo Ops:
Start off with a sunset photoshoot at La Lo La Rooftop–the unobstructed views make it one of the best places in the city to catch golden hour. Then you’ll want to head to, well, Golden Hour, to take pics in front of their stunning rotating carousel bar. The twinkling lights will add a touch of glamor to your backdrop.

Moxy Downtown Los Angeles Info:

📍 Address:
1260 S Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015

📱 Contact:
(310) 669-9252

Pros:

  • Stunning views from the rooms and rooftop bars
  • Diverse variety of onsite dining (12 venues!)
  • The trendiest nightlife locale in DTLA right in the building
  • Super convenient location to L.A. Live

Cons:

  • Bathroom features are split apart rather than within one room
  • Rooms have limited closet space and no fridge
  • Swimming pool is a part of the bar rather than the hotel
  • Little-to-no street parking
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