Breakfast with Gloria Estefan or Clint Eastwood?
How would you fancy having breakfast with Clint Eastwood or Robert Denero after an overnight stay at one of their hotels? Well it’s not guaranteed to be on the menu, but you never know how lucky you may be. Below are some of the hotels owned by some of the biggest celebrity names, these famous celebrity hoteliers offer you a range of stays, from the simple homely pleasure stay to the extravagant exotic experience.
Benny Anderson, well known as a member of super group Abba owns The Hotel Rival, a boutique style hotel located in Stockholm. The hotel has 99 designer rooms and opened in 2003, it boasts a bistro, cocktail bar, café, bakery and room for entertainment for up to 700 people.
Gloria Estefan prolific musician owns the Costa d’Este Beach Resort hotel in Florida. The hotel offers 98 rooms with luxury at every turn, it has direct access to the beach in the coastal town of Vero Beach along with pool and spa.
John Malkovich Hollywood actor backs a chain of hotels, the Big Sleep Hotel chain in the UK where the focus is on location and affordability such as The Big Sleep Hotel in Eastbourne. Situated near the beach it offers a relaxing atmosphere in comfort with a hearty English breakfast thrown in.
Bob Marley, singer song writer, whose family have transformed a former Governors palace into The Marley Resort and Spar hotel at Nassau, the Bahamas. With an exotic feel furnished full of African and Caribbean works of art. Experiencing island living in a small resort it has 16 rooms along with a gourmet Caribbean restaurant.
Clint Eastwood runs The Mission Ranch Hotel in Carmel California. The ranch was one of the first dairy farms in California and the former Mayor and naturalist has transformed it into an exclusive hotel with 32 rooms giving the guests a feel of early 19th century pastural life.
Robert Denero famous actor owns the plush Greenwich Hotel in Manhattan, New York. Although the hotel is situated amongst the hustle and bustle of the trendy TriBeCa neighbourhood it has the luxury of an Asian spa with a 250 year old Japanese Bamboo house, its own pool and top notch service.
Bono and The Edge, U2 rock performers own their little piece of Ireland in the form of The Clarence Hotel, situated in the trendy Temple Bar district near the River Liffey. The hotel has 49 rooms with a modern touch and has its own Octagon Bar which is enjoyed by the many visitors to popular Temple Bar district.
Jim Kerr, frontman for the epic rock band Simple Minds built the Hotel Villa Angela in Taormina, Sicily after falling in love with the region. The hotel resides on the cliff town of Taormina with a huge terrace that provides breath taking views. The hotel has become a major part of Jim Kerr’s life providing inspiration from the array of colours, perfumes and simple way of life in the Sicilian countryside.
Francis Ford Coppola, the famous director owns the Blancaneaux Lodge in San Ignacio, Belize. Coppola fell in love with the region in the early 80’s and purchased the abandoned lodge, and after many years of use as a family retreat opened the tropical paradise to the public. With 20 rooms and set in a remote mountain location full of natural waterfalls, visitors can visit sacred sites of the Mayan civilisation and take in the natural jungle experience while sipping cocktails from a hammock.