Photos: Hotels as condos
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By Valli Herman, Special to the Los Angeles Times( Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times )
It's a new spin on an old but alluring idea: hotel as home. This spring, the Montage Beverly Hills , the W Hollywood Hotel and the Residences and the Ritz-Carlton Residences at L.A. Live will begin handing over the keys to homes set inside hotel complexes. All promise luxury accommodations and the kind of pampered, room-serviced life that beckons travelers to check in. The difference? Residents don't have to check out.
Pictured here, Larry Field, a Beverly Hills real estate developer, is the first and, so far, the only "resident guest" at the Montage Beverly Hills.
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