the stars who’ve called a luxury hotel home

Marilyn Monroe outside Bungalow 7 at the Beverly Hill Hotel - 'The Beverly Hills Hotel: The First 100 Years' by Robert Anderson
Marilyn Monroe outside Bungalow 7 at the Beverly Hill Hotel – ‘The Beverly Hills Hotel: The First 100 Years’ by Robert Anderson

While there may be some trepidation about what it will feel like to stay in a hotel – grand or otherwise – post-pandemic, there is also a palpable excitement that finally, for the first time, we can actually consider doing so. Because nothing beats a few nights in a really good one, where you feel welcomed, cared for, and cosseted, in an unapologetically no-strings-attached way.

This can’t have escaped Liz Hurley’s ex, Steve Bing, the enigmatic multi-millionaire real estate tycoon, film-maker and political donor who fell to his death from his 27th floor apartment in Century City, Los Angeles earlier this week. Famously commitment-shy, Bing checked into the Hotel Bel-Air for a night in the early 1990s and stayed for nine years.

Grace Kelly had already paved

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