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The Georgian Hotel In Santa Monica Celebrates 80 Years Of History

Iconic Art Deco Gem and First Lady of the Historic Santa Monica Coast Marks Its 80th Anniversary in 2013 with Retro Deco Room Package, Vintage Cocktails at Veranda,
1930’s Era Dining and Sunday Sunset Tea

The Georgian Hotel, an iconic beacon of Art Deco beauty perched above the Pacific Ocean since 1933, is getting set to commemorate its 80th anniversary throughout 2013 with homage to the past and a celebration of today. Opening at the same time that prohibition was being repealed, King Kong was king at the box office, Duke Ellington was swinging on the dance floors, FDR was leading the nation and the chocolate chip cookie officially made its debut, The Georgian Hotel has been making history as long as the famed martini cocktail has been shaken and stirred.

To honor the charm of its past with its modern boutique hotel amenities of today, The Georgian Hotel (managed by broughtonHOTELS) plans a series of special events and celebrations, including: a distinctive Retro Deco Room Package, new 30’s era Vintage Cocktails, tasty specialty menu items paying homage to Classic Culinary favorites from the 1930s at the intimate Veranda Restaurant and the launch of the city’s only Sunday Sunset Tea. Possibly one of the most famous buildings in Los Angeles, The Georgian Hotel was built as an intimate seaside hideaway for the exclusive Hollywood set, and continues to attract Hollywood’s elite and local/national and international visitors seeking the most distinctive boutique hotel experience set in an architectural treasure.

As 2013 officially marks The Year of The Georgian, the hotel will celebrate 80 years of timeless beauty and unparalleled distinction in hotel hospitality. The Georgian Hotel is set to honor its fabled past with the Retro Deco Room Package harkening back to property’s golden age. Guests can embody the spirit of yester-year with a romantic two-night stay in the stunning ocean view Carol Lombard or Clark Gable suite, the original rendezvous point for the silver screen legends. Once nestled in their room, guests will enjoy special in-room entertainment from the period featuring the original King Kong DVD and Duke Ellington CDs. The package also includes breakfast for two at the Veranda Restaurant and a welcome classic cocktail, as well as Valet Parking. Of course, each package comes with stunning vistas of the Pacific Ocean below, and all guests can enjoy the sultry sunset just like Fatty Arbuckle and Bugsy Siegel might have done. If they listen closely, they might even just hear the canary sing…

Rich in history and Hollywood glamour, a lesser known fact about The Georgian Hotel was that it was home to one of Los Angeles’ first Speakeasy bars (which still exists today in the hotel’s lower level — with alley-way entry). The Georgian Speakeasy, complete with rich red booths, wood paneling and hidden lower level location, serves as a classic reminder to guests of the hotel’s unique past, while today it serves as a discreet spot for private events and parties. Meanwhile, the famed Veranda Restaurant continues to be Santa Monica’s premiere oceanfront dining destination featuring its unparalleled views overlooking the historic Santa Monica Pier and the Palisades cliffs.

80th Anniversary Highlights for 2013:
  • Retro Deco Room Package
  • Vintage Cocktail Menu
  • 1930’s Culinary Classics at Veranda Restaurant
  • Sunday Sunset Tea
The Retro Deco package is available from April 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013 and includes accommodations for two:
  • Two nights in the Carol Lombard or Clark Gable Suite
  • Welcome Vintage Cocktail on day of arrival
  • Breakfast for two at the Veranda Restaurant each morning
In-room entertainment amenities:
  • Original King Kong DVD
  • Classic Duke Ellington CD
The package also includes Valet Parking.
The price for Retro Deco Room Package is $999 and based upon availability. Blackout dates may apply. Tax, City Assessment Fee and gratuity not included. To book go to or call (310) 395-9945. The Georgian Hotel is located at 1415 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401.

The Georgian Hotel continues to be the destination of choice for travelers or locals seeking a coastal respite or seaside entertainment. It is managed by broughtonHOTELS.

About broughtonHOTELS:
Newport Beach, CA. based broughtonHOTELS was founded in January 2001 by Larry Broughton. With 14 distinct hotel properties located throughout California and the Chicago area, the broughtonHOTELS team specializes in creating boutique hotel experiences with a distinctive point-of-view; putting the guest experience first by developing a warm, inviting atmosphere with service being paramount in each property. Their portfolio of hotel properties continues to grow with an emphasis on the human component of the hospitality industry and not just the atmosphere and accoutrements of each hotel. To learn more about broughtonHOTELS visit:
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