Hotels used for famous affairs: The Georgian Hotel Beaches, Santa Monica & Venice, Los Angeles, CA Clark Gable and Carole Lombard had their secret trysts here in the 1930s prior to his divorce and their subsequent marriage.
SANTA MONICA: The Georgian Hotel, 1415 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401. Built in 1933, it was designed to be an intimate hideaway, catering to Los Angeles’ high society. At the time the hotel opened, it was nestled in a heavily-wooded shoreline of the little-known seaside community of Santa Monica. The dream of Rosamond Borde, a daring and progressive entrepreneur, she commissioned Eugene Durfee to construct the posh resort in an art deco style.