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Discover the Best Luxury Hotels for Celebrity Sightings – Part 1Tuesday 6 February 2018
Discover the Best Luxury Hotels for Celebrity Sightings – Part 1 ⇒ Celebrities, Hollywood stars, rock stars, sportsmen and women, entrepreneurs: just like the rest of us, they deserve a well-spent vacation. Hotels with the most celeb appeal seem to attract our favourite stars. Although many of these hotels are located in a big metropolis, our favourite movie stars and performers also choose properties that can ensure them privacy from paparazzi. Welcome to the first part of the Top 20 Luxury Hotels for Celebrity Sightings. Join CovetED on this two-part journey that will take you to the places where finding a celebrity is almost guaranteed.
Belmond Hotel Caruso – Amalfi Coast, Italy
Set on a cliff edge 1,000 feet above sea level, Belmond Hotel Caruso is a true private balcony over the Amalfi Coast, a heavenly retreat between sea and sky. This former 11th-century palace boasts all the worldly luxuries anyone could desire. Marbled hallways lead to rooms brimming with antiques and paintings by old masters. Cascading down the mountain, past lemon groves and olive vines, is Ravello, the mesmerising ‘city of music’. Back in the days, Jackie Kennedy, Greta Garbo and Humphrey Bogart were some of the personalities spotted at this incredible Italian hotel.
Brown’s Hotel – London, England
Brown’s Hotel is not only London’s first hotel but also one of the most illustrious in the city. Since opening on Albemarle Street in 1837, the five-star hotel has hosted esteemed guests, from royals and presidents to world-famous authors. The classic hotel offers first-class facilities, award-winning dining and outstanding service in the heart of the distinguished Mayfair neighbourhood. Today, the stars that float about this London hotel include Cara Delevingne and LeBron James. Napoleon III and Empress Eugénie stayed there after being forced into exile, and it’s said that Brown’s is where Alexander Graham Bell placed the first ever phone call in 1876.
Chateau Marmont – Los Angeles, CA, United States
This great castle on the hill is the set of a film waiting for someone to call “action. Checking in Chateau Marmont is like turning up in the middle of an ongoing party at a European country estate. Mindful of its history, it is contemporary as tomorrow morning. Sit in a wicker chair on the veranda writing post-cards imagining you are in an exotic outpost-far far away. The celebrities list include Britney Spears and Lindsey Lohan, John Belushi (who died from an overdose while at Chateau Marmont), Helmut Newton, James Dean, Greta Garbo and Sofia Coppola.
Fairmont Banff Springs – Banff, AB, Canada
Located in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the picturesque alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada’s “Castle in the Rockies” has been providing legendary hospitality to guests for more than 125 years. Robin Williams, Alec Baldwin, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas, Glenn Close and Alicia Silverstone are some of the famous that stayed at the world-class skiing hotel.
Fairmont Chateau Whistler – Whistler, BC, Canada
Celebrate the beauty of the surroundings and connect with your wild side this winter in Whistler. Discover the perfect balance of relaxation and adventure and create memories of a lifetime when you plan a unique mountain at Whistler’s landmark ski-in-ski-out hotel and BC golf resort, Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Your ultimate winter vacation awaits, just as it has awaited for Heidi Klum and Seal, Justin Timberlake, Queen Latifah, Cindy Crawford or Tori Spelling.
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Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita – Punta Mita, Mexico
David Duchovny, Jeff Francoeur and Catie McCoy have stayed at this picturesque fishing village nestled on Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit. Punta Mita is an oasis of white-sand beaches and turquoise waters that boasts some of the best snorkelling, scuba diving, fishing, surfing and golf in the world. A world of tropical adventure awaits at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, located just 45 minutes from Puerto Vallarta.
Four Seasons Hotel George V – Paris, France
Nestled in the Golden Triangle of Paris, the grand luxury Four Seasons Hotel George V sits in an original 1928 Art Déco building. The redecorated suites transport guests into luxurious Parisian apartments while numerous terraces boast stunning views of the City of Lights. The marble courtyard offers a haven of light where guests can dine at Le Cinq, Le George or L’Orangerie, the palace being the first in Europe to offer five Michelin stars across three restaurants. The hotel was home to the Beatles in 1964 during their nineteen-day residency at the city’s Olympia Theatre. Today, you are more likely to see a model or a tennis star lingering in the lobby (it’s a favourite among competitors at Roland-Garros).
Gstaad Palace – Gstaad, Switzerland
Whether it’s a spectacular penthouse suite with three bedrooms or the stylishly decorated single and double rooms, Gstaad Palace places great importance on alpine elegance and understated luxury. Guests have a breathtaking view over the Swiss Alps from the hotel’s suites and rooms, a treat in both the summer and winter. Richard Burton called it the most beautiful place in the world, Michael Jackson loved the hotel so much that he wanted to buy it and Paris Hilton has partied in its iconic nightclub.
Halekulani – Honolulu, HI, United States
As one of the first and finest hotels in Hawaii, Halekulani is located by the freshwater springs that give Waikiki its name. Halekulani is a cherished blend of place and space, an oasis-like experience amid the energy of Waikiki. With its beachfront location and unobstructed views of Diamond Head, Halekulani is a sought-after destination for those wishing to honeymoon in Hawaii. Even if they didn’t celebrate their honeymoon there, Cameron Diaz, Halle Berry, John Travolta, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ben Affleck, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson are some of the famous spotted at this incredible hotel.
Hotel Alfonso XIII – Seville, Spain
Commissioned by the King of Spain to play host to international dignitaries during the 1929 Exhibition, Hotel Alfonso XIII remains an iconic cultural landmark. Centrally located in the historic quarter of Santa Cruz, it sits next to Reales Alcázares and Seville Cathedral. Following a significant renovation, completed in 2012, the hotel’s distinguished architecture and Moorish detailing have been enriched, showcasing native Andalusian design and heritage to a new generation of traveler, after Sophia Loren, Brigitte Bardot, Bruce Springsteen, Grace Kelly, Princess Diana, Audrey Hepburn or Madonna had already starred as guests in the Spanish hotel.
Join CovetED tomorrow to discover the second and last part of the Top 20 Luxury Hotels for Celebrity Sightings!
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