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Elan Hotel Review: One of L.A.'s brightest boutique hotels, this modernist building with a glass-fronted lobby will bring to mind James Bond films from the '60s. Forty-nine smartly decorated and completely renovated guest rooms and suites feature Egyptian cotton linens, down comforters, fashionable furnishings and healthy, quintessentially L.A. room service choices. The courtyard is a sparkling marvel, constructed of pieces of brightly colored glass, and the Cyber Lounge, where complimentary continental breakfast is served daily, helps the well-connected stay that way. Although lacking a pool and a restaurant, the hotel does have a small fitness center, in-room massage services and distinct contemporary style. For foodies, there are dozens of great restaurants within walking distance. A complimentary wine reception is held nightly in the lobby.