Staying In: Top 6 Luxury Hotels Frequented by A-Grade Celebrities

Imagine being on vacation. You go down to enjoy a dip in the pool, and when you look around, among the sea of people is Taylor Swift or Tom Cruise. What will you do? Do you run up to them, shed any degree of shyness left in your body and ask for a photo? Or will you simply ignore them and proceed with your day? For many, it is quite thrilling to spot a celebrity, especially if you are also a guest at that particular hotel.

Listed below are some of the more luxurious hotels where celebrities had been seen at one time.


If you are to visit New York, it is not easy to miss The Waldorf Astoria. It occupies a whole block to itself on Park Avenue and has been a city landmark since 1993. Ask any New Yorker where it is and they can give you the needed directions. The owner made investments to the tune of $300 million on renovations alone to upgrade the hotel’s facade and interior to attract more guests. Some of the more prominent people who had been here were US presidents and other heads of countries. Famous people like Douglas MacArthur, Nicky Hilton, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, to name a few.


Let’s head over to Great Britain for a moment and learn more about the Metropolitan by Como. When it comes to celebrity sightings, this hotel offers fair competition as a variety of, stars have also been spotted staying in one of the 144 rooms and 19 long-stay apartments of the hotel. It is a sister company of the Parrot Cay Resort and has attracted celebrities like Jude Law, Johnny Depp, Tom Hanks, and Cameron Diaz. Doctors and lawyers also like to stay here and spend their money on various amenities.


When celebrities crave both privacy and luxury, they usually go to The Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. It is part of the Dorchester Collection Hotel and sits on 12 acres of garden land, hidden away from prying eyes, which does not get better than a home security system. Owned by the sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, a few names that have visited the place are Nicole Kidman, Elizabeth Taylor, Barack Obama and Nicolas Cage. They all probably enjoyed sunbathing in the pool area.


There are times that celebrities like to spend a little on gas and go on a road trip. They might come and visit Aspen, Colorado, and stay in The Little Nell. Don’t be fooled by the name as the hotel itself is not so “little.” It sits on five acres of land and is the gateway to the historic Aspen Mountain. The hotel is quite proud of its haute cuisine and the bottles of wine it stores in the cellar. During the winter, stars, like Kevin Costner, Elle Macpherson, Mariah Carey and Jack Nicholson, are regular visitors to the warm and fuzzy place. As they say, when it is zero degrees outside, head for someplace warmer.


During summertime, people usually flock to the beaches to refresh themselves. One favorite destination is this quaint little island, Maldives. It is also home to One&Only Reethi Rah, which is a jewel in the middle of that tropical paradise. The hotel is designed with lush tropical greenery, which offers 130 private villas that are separated from the shore. The place is also given credit for its contemporary and elegant style. Moreover, David Beckham, Danni Minogue, Mariah Carey and Novak Djokovic have stayed in the establishment at one time.


For those looking for the windows to heaven, all they have to do is travel to Mexico and check-in at Los Ventanas Al Paraiso. Visitors to the place had been raving about the excellent service provided by the staff, serving as evidence that the owners made investments in training them. The facilities are also exquisite and so it is no surprise that Adam Sandler, Leonardo DiCaprio, Simon Cowell and Jennifer Aniston have all stayed here. They must have enjoyed watching the whales in the Pacific Ocean!

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