TheAustralianIt’s difficult to imagine a hotel more consummately LA than the storied pile that is Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows at Santa Monica. It’s so City of Angels, from the brunch-time lemon ricotta egg-white pancakes in FIG – where the bright-eyed clientele are so shiny they might have come straight from the facialist – to the lushly landscaped swimming pool where Doris Day and Cary Grant frolicked in That Touch of Mink.

In Room 924 there’s an Eames chair at the window and sunny balcony from where I can admire the broad, groomed beach and Santa Monica neighbourhood shining brightly beneath slender palm trees.

– Weekend Australian, May 7, 2016

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