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Meet The Aster, A Lavish New Members-Only Club And Hotel In Hollywood – Robb Report

A swanky new members-only club and hotel has just opened in the heart of Hollywood.

The Aster, which began welcoming guests on Monday, is in a six-story building at the famous intersection of Vine Street and Hollywood Boulevard. Run by boutique hotel group Salt Hotels, it’s just one of many new hybrid venues combining an upscale hotel with an exclusive club to appeal to nearby residents as well as visitors.

Named after LA’s native aster flower, the adults-only property features 35 suites and an array of lavish amenities that can be enjoyed by overnight guests or members. Spanning 95,000 square feet, the property is spread over five distinct floors and sports a grand staircase in the center.

The Aster swimming pool terrace.

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The first floor houses a spacious lobby, while the second floor features an indoor lounge filled with Old Hollywood glamor and an outdoor pool deck dotted with 18-foot native trees and plush sofas. Elsewhere on this level there is a salon run by renowned hairstylist Jonathan Antin, two gyms, a pilates studio and a spa offering a range of treatments.

The third and fourth floors house the hotel accommodations. Each suite, the smallest of which spans a generous 750 square feet, is equipped with a separate living and dining area, a dressing room, a bathroom and a minibar stocked with local products. Along with a bright palette, rooms are filled with custom furnishings and handcrafted items.

On the on the fifth floor, meanwhile, seat the Club room. The expansive space, adorned with a hand-painted mural by Jason Gaillard, offers a lounge, dining room, bar and meeting space. It will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with a continuous catering service under the under the direction of chef Marcel Vigneron. Adjacent to the club is youhe Vine Room, a private, velvet-lined space available for hire for special events.

The Aster Hotel and Members Only Club

The 35-seat theater of the Aster.

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The Bridge, an overpass with more than 120 potted plants, leads to the Cabaret room. This moody space sports a major stage for musical performances, educational talks, comedy shows and more. Also on this floorthere is a fully equipped recording studio, a 35 seat cinema theater and multiple coworking spaces. To top it off, literally, the Lemon Grove will open on the rooftop in September. Revisited by the chef Vigneron, it will include an indoor-outdoor restaurant, a bar and a garden.

According to Aster, anyone who wishes to join the club is welcome. Membership will cost you $3,600 per year. Hotel guests become temporary members with access to all amenities and programming. Rooms start at $500 per night.

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