Hotels for the musicians are like home, the luxury hotel is the sweet home because the comfort room guarantees rest and calmness after the trip or concert. The luxury hotels are an integral part od the rock’n’roll history, let’s have a look at the top five.
Rock’n’roll star group Beatles has shown to the world that the musicians have a great taste and they prefer the luxury and comfort during their world tours. In 1964, the hotels became the integral part of the PR-history and the lives of the musicians at all.
Of course, the hotel administration often suffers from the misbehaviour of the rock stars but it is plus as well, the name of hotel becomes more famous, why not? While the well-mannered Beatles never caused more trouble than, say, a pillow fight, other more rebellious acts, like Led Zeppelin, have gone down in history as the most notorious hotel guest of all time, the winner in the nominations ‘Hotel debaucher No 1’.
Top five luxury hotels in the musical history
Hotel George V, Paris
Paris hotel George V has hosted every music star, his walls remember Elvis Presley, Alice Cooper, the Rolling Stones. In this hotel, the young rising srtars from the Beatles’ were fighting with pillows in 1964. This pillow fight became a historical, many musicians started to use their hotels staying as PR, and vice versa.
Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles
In the golden sixtiess, Led Zeppelin rode motorcycles through the lobby of the Chateau Marmont. The great Jim Morrison did the stupidest thing and hurt himself swinging from the roof. Among the guests of this hotel were John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Bob Dylan, Bono, and the Eagles named this place as the ‘Hotel California’ in the 70s.
Hotel Kempinski Baltschug, Moscow
In 1979, Elton John visited in cold and enigmatic Moscow with his concert, and when his colleague Diana Ross asked him where he was staying in the Russian capital, he responded: ‘The Baltschug.’ Tina Turner, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and the Scorpions were staying at this hotel during their visits as well. The rockers from the Deep Purple often visit Moscow, this group is the favourite of the Russian PM Medvedev.
Strawberry Hill Hotel, Jamaica
Bob Marley showed the world the Strawberry Hill Hotel and it became a real discover for the musical world. Set 3,000 feet up in Jamaica’s Blue Mountains, the colonial-style cottages welcomed many stars like Willie Nelson, Sting, U2, and Mick Jagger.
The Clarence, Dublin, Ireland
The quite and lovely Clarence is the favourite place for Bono from U2, the musician just fell in love with this Dublin place, he and bandmate the Edge bought and renovate the whole thing. Now, the luxury two-story Penthouse Suite has terrace with a Jacuzzi overlooking the River Liffey plus piano, isn’t a dream of any musician?