An old British TV sitcom used to use a great line, “Have a laugh,” which usually gave the viewer one and now a local hotel is offering chuckles via a special “Tickle Your Bunny Bone” package. The property is the little known Hollywood Hotel and the deal is going on at its 1160 Bar+Lounge, another lalaland secret spot where open mic and shows are offered Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
Here’s what the hotel is offering, a sort of laughs are on us special in conjunction with the super popular Laugh Factory, a haven for comedians who go there to hone their craft such as Tim Allen, Roseanne Barr, Nick Cannon, Drew Carey, Jim Carey, Ellen DeGeneres, Kathy Griffin, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Bill Maher, Howie Mandel, Mo’Nique, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Tucker, Damon Wayans, Keenan Ivory Wayans
The 1160 Bar+Lounge draws in the A-list crowd with past visitors such as Jessica Biel, Kristen Wiig, Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, BJ Novak and Aiden Quinn who go to see top comics strut their stuff such as Judah Freidlander, Ron Lynch, Rick Shapiro, Hugh Moore, Nick Swardsen, Jeff Hilliard, Craig Robinson, Leah Kayajanian, Katie Merriam and Jonny Pemberton.
The details of the deal include comedy performances at 1160 Bar + Lounge with a $20 food and beverage credit (limit one per person), a room at the Hollywood Hotel, free breakfast, a staycation survival kit stuffed with bottled water, a log baseball cap, key chain bottle opener and hangover kit. And that’s not all, all hotel guests who book this package get a ticket to Laugh Factory providing they are 21 year of age or older. You will be responsible for your own drinks (there’s a two beverage minimum requirement) and can use the ticket from Sunday through Thursday for the 8 p.m. or 10 p.m. show or Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and midnight. Reservations are required for the show and need to be made before 6 p.m. on the night you want to go. To score your barrel of laughs call the Hollywood Hotel at 1-800-800-9733 and ask for Tickle Your Funny Bone and/or Laughs Are On Us package or book online here. For your Laugh Factory reservations (323) 656-1336, Ext. 1.
The iconic 130-room Hollywood Hotel, which opened in 1903 on Hollywood Boulevard, was founded by H.J. Whitley, the tycoon credited with establishing Hollywood. It was known as “the” Hollywood hotel as the city began to grow with the advent of the silent film era. Rudolph Valentino, who lived in room 264; met and married his first wife, Jean Acker, there, and spent their honeymoon in his room. In 1964 Hollywood Hotel, was reestablished on Vermont Avenue and since then has become an icon in its own right. International athletes and dignitaries have stayed, to American celebrities such as Kristen Wiig, Drew Barrymore, Aidan Quinn, Jessica Biel, to John Krasinski and BJ Novak and Jason Rittter, all of whom have attended or performed
Hotel rates are downright reasonable and come with free buffet breakfast. The Hollywood Hotel is located at 1160 Vermont Avenue in LA’s Las Feliz district. pool surrounded by gardens and sip a cocktail in the stylish outdoor bar and lounge after a day of sightseeing or shopping. For more information or reservations call 1-800-800-9733.
We attached the Laugh Factory video in memory of the late, great Robin Williams, enjoy and may he R.I.P.