Celebrities are not just popular people, they are also filthy rich individuals. None of these entertaining fellows who grace our TV screens and Instagram feeds net below a couple of tens of millions of dollars. With this kind of money, these individuals are bound to spend— and sure enough, they do.
Apart from buying expensive jewelry and state of the art hyper-cars and luxury cars, Hollywood A-listers spend a lot of money treating themselves to the best vacations one can ever award himself/herself. How do they do this?
By visiting some of the most expensive hotels in the world.
In the true spirit of working hard and playing hard, our million-dollar celebrities go as far as spending $20,000 dollars a night, just for a bed, in the name of going on vacation. And that’s not all. When you add up the cost of the expensive spas they get treated to, game drives and other numerous fun activities they get to do in these expensive hotels, the budget may shoot up to well over $50,000!
That’s close to the price of a brand new Mustang.
Well, to you, this may be an overkill but to these TV, Instagram, and music stars, this is something they are willing to do time and time again.
So, which hotels are these that our A-list celebrities love to spend all their money on? Read on to find out.
15 Kristen Stewart At Bowery Hotel
New York City is not just the city that never sleeps. It is also the city where the most exquisite hotels can be found. One of these hotels is the Bowery Hotel, which is popular for good reason.
The Bowery Hotel is the favorite hotel of the Twilight star, Kristen Stewart. The fine lass admits that the hotel is not just her best in New York, but her best in the world. Her reason for this strong love towards the Bowery Hotel is that the people in the hotel are amazing, and they make her become an interesting person.
Apart from the people, the hotel itself is indeed interesting. Most of it is awash with luxurious items with a bit of classical touch added to them. The hotel has been ranked by other people, apart from Kristen, as one of the best you can find in New York, if not all over the world.
14 The Kardashians Love Gramercy Park Hotel
If you have been keeping up with the Kardashians, this hotel is no stranger to you. Despite Kim Kardashian having a palatial home in New York, her siblings, Khloe Kardashian and Kendal Jenner, spend a huge bulk of their cash in the Gramercy Park hotel in New York.
Now, there were no visible family feuds at that time, but the two Kardashians just found it best to hang out at this hotel during 2015’s Fashion Week. This decision is perceived to have been out of the love for the impressive artwork showcased in the luxurious hotel, which only people with very fat wallets can visit.
Speaking of the artwork, the hotel’s impressive interior was the work of a handful of artists, namely Basquiat, Warhol, and Damien Hirst. The final interior deco was done by Julian Schnabel. Such artistry is one of the reasons why the hotel is not just attractive but also very expensive.
13 Nicole Richie At Beverly Hills Hotel
Is the Beverly Hills Hotel good? Well, this luxurious hotel is so good, that Nicole Richie travels all the way from L.A to Beverly Hills, California, just to spend some time in the place.
So, what’s so good about the place?
Well, according to Nicole Richie, the Beverly Hills hotel “just got things right." To put her few words in a wordier perspective, the Beverly Hills Hotel is one of the few hotels in California which look very close to a king’s palace.
The hotel features red carpet entrances, state of the art ornaments, and artwork and above all, excellent service that suits a Hollywood A-lister. This level of excellence in the Beverly Hills Hotel is expected since, in itself, the hotel is located in one of the most exquisite estates in California. This explains Nicole’s sentiments that she’s usually not supposed to be there, but she just finds herself frequenting the place.
12 Jennifer Garner At San Ysidro Ranch
This getaway in Southern California is the perfect vacation spot for A-lister, Jennifer Garner. So, why is it special to her?
Well, the San Ysidro Ranch, also known as the Santa Barbara getaway, features the most exquisite services well suited for a Hollywood star. The area has private cottages with a private Jacuzzi plus private and beautiful grounds for you to relax in.
The cottages are fully self-contained with a flat-screen television set, comfy couches to sit and relax on, plus, a king size bed that turns the small cottages into small palaces. Additionally, the area is pet-friendly, something that tends to attract a lot of people.
Precisely, apart from Jennifer Garner, other A-listers such as Chris Martin, Jackie and John F. Kennedy, and Gwyneth Paltrow have visited and loved the place. Since it is located far into southern California, San Ysidro is treated as the perfect hideaway spot by these celebs who prefer spending quality time alone.
11 Tony Bennett At The Colony
The Colony wasn’t just given that name for no concrete reason. True to its name, this hotel colonizes every Hollywood actor, actress, singer, and even president who visits it.
Well, the colony happens to be the classiest hotel you can find in Palm Beach. It boasts of not only luxurious but also classical design, blended with modern amenities you would want in anything better than your normal five-star hotel.
The hotel features a lush, green surrounding with a mild forest of trees to keep you cool and relax. The parking space is humongous, the food is delicious, and the service is right from heaven. It's no wonder the hotel has attracted the likes of Hollywood actors, Burt Reynolds, Dean Martin, and even former president, Bill Clinton (among many other presidents).
Most people who have been to this hotel commend it for a very beautiful cabaret club, which once in a while hosts shrewd singers performing live. In one such instance, the singer, Tony Bennet, graced the club for a live performance.
10 Tiger Woods At Sandy Lane Hotel
The Sandy Lane Hotel in Barbados also has a good meaning to its name. This hotel borders the vast ocean waters on the coastline of Saint James and thus, it is one of the few hotels where you don’t just get locked up in a room with tarmac and trees outside.
The hotel oozes luxury both inside and out, but its biggest selling point, the proximity to the beach, has caused it to be chosen as the location for multiple celebrity weddings and wealthy individuals, one of them being Tiger Woods. The shrewd golfer tied the knot with his fiancée Elin Nordegren, back in the day, in this very hotel.
But the celebrity with the biggest heart for this hotel is the Barbadian-born superstar, Rihanna. Since this hotel is located close to where her home is, the singer first rented out one of the rental villas in the property before finally throwing down a whopping $22 million for the villa.
9 Patrick Dempsey At Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France
This is yet another of the hotels loved by Hollywood A-listers that is located close to a beach. The Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France is one of the best hotels you can find if you are in need of a hideaway spot that is not too exclusive, but at the same time, offers peace, quiet and relaxation.
The hotel’s selling points are excellent service, a state of the art spa, gorgeous view of the beach, excursion packages personalized to your needs, and outstanding restaurants. These qualities were actually reiterated by Patrick Dempsey when he was asked why he loves to come with his family to the place.
In his own words, Dempsey said that apart from the great selling points of the hotel, his family loves the place since it offers a nice place to escape and go have a holiday. And since the service offered is excellent, most of the time they never want to leave.
8 Jerry O'Connell At Hotel Esencia
Still sticking around celebrity families, if you want to catch up with Jerry O’Connell and Rebeca Romijn, then Hotel Esencia is where you should be headed. This luxurious beach hotel is located on Mayan Riviera in Mexico.
Why does this family love it there?
Well, apart from the excellent customer service, the hotel offers the best amenities for any family looking to have a great vacation. The greatest of this is the vast coastline of sandy beaches and cool oceanic waters that kids love. As a matter of fact, Jerry O’Connell took a photo of him and his two daughters donning snorkeling gear and captioned it with, “Looking for that guy who lives in a pineapple under the sea."
Apart from celebrity families, other A-listers such as Gwen Stefani, Kate Bosworth, Blake Shelton, and the Black Panther actress, Lupita Nyong’o, have visited the place.
7 Katie Holmes At The Cove Atlantis
The Bahamas is the perfect place for an awesome family vacation experience, and Katie Holmes knows that all too well. This A-list celebrity was spotted on vacation with her 11-year-old daughter, Suri, by on-lookers.
In which hotel was she in exactly?
The Cove Atlantis.
Word has it that she spent a few days in the hotel relaxing and having fun. She also had some friends tag along. But why go to The Cove Atlantis?
Well, apart from the luxurious and cozy services they would get, The Cove Atlantis is a hotel designed for fun with friends, as well as family. Katie had a lot of fun with her daughter at the waterpark, specifically while enjoying the dolphin experience, as per word from on-lookers.
The hotel also has other more mature amenities that would serve as entertainment among older friends, which makes it the perfect hotel to be in when on vacation in the Bahamas.
6 Jay-Z and Beyonce At Hotel Le Meurice
If you have been wondering where Queen Bey and the King of Rap, Jay-Z, have been in this list, well, you have finally found them. The most respected singer and rapper have a thing for Paris.
Specifically, the two loving spending a night in the luxurious, Hotel Le Meurice.
The luxury in this hotel is plainly evident by the minimum bill Bey and Jay pay for a night in the hotel – a whopping $20,000. But this money is definitely worth it. For starters, the rooms in this hotel are soundproof, meaning the couple can spend all day playing their songs at full blast without disturbing the immediate neighbor.
There is also a 3-star Michelin restaurant in the hotel, which sells some of the most expensive foods you can get in the city of Paris. This hotel is so good in fact, that apart from Jay-Z and Beyoncé, Queen Victoria used it as her base in the city. Salvador Dali was also a customer of the hotel.
5 Kim Kardashian At Amangiri Resort In Utah
Still on the Kardashians, while Khloe and Kendall Jenner prefer staying in New York City, Khloe’s sister, Kim Kardashian, prefers going far away to Utah. Why? Well, one of Kim’s favorite hotels and getaway spots is the Amangiri Resort in Utah.
As a matter of fact, she spent one of her birthdays in the resort, which quite tells us how much she loves the place.
This exquisite hotel sits in a desert-like location, under clear skies and a bright sun and boasts of the most luxurious services you can ever get from a hotel. This hotel is so good that other celebrities such as Rosie Huntington-Whitely and Drew Barrymore also frequent the place to relax and enjoy their hard earned money.
Even Kim’s younger sister, Kendall Jenner, is a common face in the resort when she’s not spending time in New York City’s Gramercy Park hotel.
4 Justin Bieber At The Langham London
If you don’t know this hotel, then you are either a millennial or not a James Bond fan. The Langham Hotel in London is as famous as the people it hosts. For starters, this is the hotel where the James Bond movies, GoldenEye and Wonderland, were shot.
Also, the TV show, Winning London was shot in this place and finally, not forgetting, Garfield: A Tail Of Two Kitties. This historic hotel has been a Hollywood magnet because of a couple of reasons, the biggest one being its classical British design and heritage.
The hotel holds the record of being Britain’s and Europe’s first "grand hotel." It has almost six floors of hotel rooms, one of the largest in Britain. Conveniently, the hotel is located in the central city of London which makes it more attractive to the A-listers who frequent the place.
Its popularity saw the then-teen singer, Justin Bieber, hold his 19th Birthday there.
3 Madonna At Delano South Beach
This hotel has been dubbed as “the hotel which changes South Beach forever." For that reason alone, it is quite easy to understand why celebrities would fly all the way from Hollywood to this place.
For starters, this is the most luxurious hotel you would find in South Beach. Secondly, it boasts of a rich Italian taste, which is spread all around the restaurant, poolside and the spa. Speaking of the poolside, the design from Phillippe Starck should be one of the best if not the best in South Beach. The place dubbed the Delano Beach Club, not only flows luxury, but also pure excellence in every detail.
Such exquisiteness is what has drawn the likes of Oprah Winfrey and Madonna to this place. But the person whose heart and soul lives here is celebrity designer, Calvin Klein. According to word on the ground, this is virtually the designer’s second home. He is madly in love with it.
2 Jim Carrey At The Setai
While most celebrities are heading towards New York, London, and Paris to get comfort in hotel rooms, Madonna is going to Miami. Where exactly in Miami?
The Setai. So why there?
This Miami hotel has the perfect blend of old and modern. It has décor from the 1930's spewed all over the place. Its modern feel is largely felt from the 40-story long glass tower, which happens to be the tallest in the place.
The poolside is well designed with palm trees giving it a rather beachy feeling. But what Hollywood A-listers such as Madonna go to this place for is the penthouse on the 40th floor of the glass tower.
But that doesn’t mean she’s been the only occupant from Hollywood in that place. Jim Carrey and Simon Cowell have also been tenants in the place. However, most of these celebrities will not be staying in the penthouse any longer as some wealthy fellow bought the whole penthouse for a jaw-dropping $27 million.
1 John Lennon At Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
South Africa is one of the most developed parts of Africa, and one of the most popular spots to visit on the continent. Therefore, it is usually flocked by Hollywood celebrities. One of these celebrities was the late John Lennon, who used to travel down south to the country to spend some time at the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel.
Based in Cape Town, which is also the capital city of the country, Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel has not only been the favorite vacation spot for John Lennon but also the legendary, Sir Winston Churchill, and the Dalai Lama.
This hotel was loved by these celebrities for a couple of reasons. For starters, it is conveniently located in the heart of South Africa, which makes it an ideal place to not only relax but also tour the beautiful country easily. Secondly, this hotel has been in existence since the British Colonial period in South Africa and is thus considered to be monumental. The décor in the hotel is still the original British Colonial decorations, which makes it classic and unique.