Celebrate Marilyn Monroe at the Beverly Hills Hotel

This Sunday marks what would have been the 88th birthday of Hollywood icon and the original blonde bombshell Marilyn Monroe. To commemorate the silver screen siren the Room Suggestion way we are taking you to Beverly Hills Hotel secluded and large, it's the primo bungalow. Marilyn Monroe spent more time in this bungalow than in any other and so it’s no surprise that she had the bungalow named after her.

If you’re a diehard Marilyn Monroe fan then the Marilyn Monroe bungalow is the perfect place for you to stay; with a library featuring classic Marilyn Monroe films and books including Norman Mailer Marilyn Monroe Bert Stern and Andre de DiemeSome like it Hot and Gentleman Prefer Blondes, a Marilyn Monroe Champagne bath bubble menu and Marilyn’s Menu which was inspired by an interview that appeared in the 1952 issue of Pageant Magazine in which she revealed the following: ''My dinners at home are startlingly simple. Every night I stop at the market near my hotel and pick up a steak, lamb chops or liver, which I broil in the electric oven in my room. I usually eat four or five raw carrots with my meat and that is all”.

The entire suite is Marilyn heaven decorated in a quintessentially Californian manner, featuring black lacquer finishes, tropical prints, shag carpets and a bar made of rich sycamore wood that speaks to the era's modernist influence.

Beyond the Marilyn Monroe bungalow is of course The Beverly Hills Hotel itself, affectionately known as the ‘Pink Place’ boasting legendary service as well as legendary guests. Located on Sunset Boulevard in the centre of Beverly Hills, the hotel is surrounded by 12 acres of lush, tropical gardens and exotic flowers.

Indulge yourself in the-oh-Californian surroundings without having to set foot outside the hotel’s premises. From breakfast to dinner to partying the Beverly Hills Hotel has you covered, boasting Fountain Coffee Room, Cabana Café, The Polo Lounge and their famed bar, Bar Nineteen12 an elegant indoor bar, with live entertainment nightly, and a beautiful terrace overlooking the pool, gardens and towering palms of Beverly Hills.

We have to admit that you will absolutely want to explore the rest of Beverly Hills and of course the rest of Los Angeles; with a spot of shopping on Rodeo Drive, the Hollywood walk of fame, getting the best view of the city from Griffith Park and visiting the Chinese Grauman Theatre to mention but a few places to visit we’re sure you’ll be in celebrity heave.

Celebrate Marilyn Monroe at the Beverly Hills Hotel