Rock and Roll music has influenced the whole world and now you can find Rock and Roll hotels around the world. These Rock and Roll hotels are influenced by famous musicians from past and present. Some of the best known artists that has influenced these Rock and Roll hotels include Jimi Hendrix, Bono of U2, Keith Moon of Rolling Stones and Iron Maiden. So who wouldn’t yearn to check into one of these glamor hotels when we are going on a holiday? These are the ultimate hotels with backdrop of wild parties, glamor, music and swanky setting for all the rock n’ roll offsprings out there.
Rock And Roll Hotels Around The World
The Cumberland Hotel, London
Jimi Hendrix is the latest inspiration for a tribute Suite at The Cumberland Hotel in London. Jimi Hendrix spent much of his time in many hotels across London but West End Cumberland Hotel was this guitarist’s hotel to be. The Lobby features sculptures, a wall of flowing water and screens behind the reception desk that project modernistic images. This rock and roll hotel unveiled the ‘Jimi Hendrix Suite‘ so the fans can sleep alongside the Hendrix inspired Flying V guitar and framed copies of NME articles in a bed with zebra print throws.
The Clarence Hotel, Dublin
The Clarence Hotel is Dublin’s premier boutique hotel owned by Bono of the Irish rock band U2. The hotel first opened in 1852, and the building today has many of its original historical features. Each room at the hotel has been uniquely designed. If you really want the full rock star experience, book the Penthouse Suite and impress your guests with a tune on the grand piano. No doubt this is one of the best rock and roll hotels out there.
Andaz West Hollywood Hotel, Los Angeles
Once known as ‘The Riot House‘, the Andaz West Hollywood Hotel has a legendary status among Rock n’ Roll. Legend has it that Rolling Stones drummer Keith Moon once threw a television out of the window here. Jim Morrison is said to have crept onto the window ledge outside his room on a number of occasions – truly what rock stars do eh? This rock and roll hotel is now owned by the classy Andaz Hotel Group, and is known for its sophisticated urban atmosphere offering the latest in style, service and innovation to rock n’ roll.
Sanctum Soho Hotel, London
Created by heavy metal legends Iron Maiden and owner Mark Fuller, this luxury hotel was designed specifically to cater for the needs of touring rock stars and their crew. The £6.5 million rock and roll hotel known as the ‘sexy-hotel‘, features a cinema, roof garden with private spa and most impressively the 24-hour cocktail (portable) bar that comes with a private mixologist who can come to your room. What else? They have a pillow menu…yes that is correct. If you don’t like your pillow, you can simply order the pillow of your choice. Seems like a true rock n’ roll world eh? True, but the hotel does expect guests to behave, and have strict security.
The Chelsea Hotel, New York
The list of former musical guests are legendary at the Chelsea Hotel. Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Patti Smith, and the Grateful Dead have all passed through this rock and roll hotel’s door. Built in 1883, the property still retains the historic architecture in the Lobby. The Chelsea Hotel provides guests with a reflective choice of accommodation. The hotel pays tribute to its rich cultural heritage by hosting many photo and film shoots with its classic architecture, spiral staircase and original furniture.
There you have it. The top 5 rock and roll hotels to stay. They offer nothing but simple, refined, sophisticated and luxurious stay. So which one of these rock and roll hotels would you stay on your next holiday?