Legendary or more exotic, these hotels will delight even those who have seen everything. Here are five establishments with extra soul.
The 5 best legendary hotels in the world
5. Sunset Tower - the prestige of old Hollywood
Certainly, Chateau Marmont is still popular among party goers, but ask any director where he goes down to Los Angeles when he seeks the calm, privacy and a certain quaint chic old Hollywood, and he will answer you the Sunset Tower. It must also be said that California light helps to appreciate the view ...
More information : sunsettowerhotel.com
4. Belmond Copacabana Palace
Rio's brightest star is always in style. An art deco masterpiece, Belmond Copacabana Palace is the crown jewel on the world's most iconic beach.
Since its doors swung open in 1923, this landmark hotel has entertained the rich and the famous. A hive of activity, this is the spot to mix with Brazil’s elite over caipirinhas. What’s more, it’s the best seat in the house for Rio’s theatrical highlights: the spirited spring carnival and firework-flecked new year.
More information : belmond.com
3. La Mamounia Marrakesh
A legendary palace that is part of the fabric of Marrakesh, its history, colours and traditions.
A story bursting with life that offers a chance to taste the charms of Morocco's fine art of living.
More information : mamounia.com
2. Ritz Paris
The refinement of the French art de vivre meets the elegance of Belle Époque décor: the hotel’s rooms and suites bear the names of Coco Chanel, F. Scott Fitzgerald or Marcel Proust — all of whom considered the Ritz “like a second home”.
More information : ritzparis.com
1. The Plaza New York
Though the Big Apple has many legendary and swanky hotels, The Plaza is often the top choice for visiting VIPs. The Royal Three Bedroom Suite is styled in the most opulent of old world charm with a formal dining room for up to 12 guests, a library, a gymnasium, a grand piano, full kitchen (for personal chefs), and is serviced by its own private elevator. Butler service is also included. Built in 1907, the iconic structure was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1969.
More information : theplazany.com
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