Transformed by a $30 million renovation in 2008, the hotel is ready to give guests a warm, red carpet welcome. Known as the 'Hotel of the Stars' this landmark hotel unveils an artistic wonder that blends four-star service with nostalgic design elements from the golden age of film: the 1920s to the 1940s. Guests will revel in the renovated rooms and amenities while they enjoy daily service rituals that will reassure them of their star status. The air-conditioned establishment comprises 436 guest rooms and features a restaurant, Internet access and room and laundry services.The guest rooms allow guests to enjoy amazing views of Universal Studios and the Hollywood hills, with all the comforts of home right at their fingertips. If they are visiting for business, they can stay connected with wireless high-speed Internet access in each room. All rooms are en suite and equipped with a hairdryer, direct dial telephone, minibar, fridge and air conditioning.