If you're hoping for a Hollywood encounter in Los Angeles' damper northern suburb, then the Pacific Palisades is the place to stay. It's popular with film and TV stars on location, as the hotel offers fully serviced luxury suites with long-term rental rates, as well as film and television production offices. Evening receptions with complimentary wine offer mingling opportunities. Bright and friendly, the hotel is big on environmentally friendly features). Pet-friendly amenities include a welcoming 'four paws program' and a designated animal corner with, of course, a photographer available upon request. Check their website for specials, which can be half the rate card price.