My husband and I stayed at the W hotel in Westwood to use a gift certificate which was expiring. While we only lived a mile away, it felt like thousands of miles away. I think the W prides itself in offering a very sleek yet modern designed hotel. Say good-bye to all the tacky furniture and wall-papered walls with flowers. Hotel bath products are by Aveda and they refill, too. The downstairs restaurant was good, but pricey. The hotel is in a neighborhood street (Hilgard), so you're taken away from the louder streets of Westwood, yet everything is walking distance. if you can afford it, the W is a nice hotel for relaxation.