The most prestigious hotels for celebrities in Europe
With its traditional sail shape, which allows guests a viewpoint directly onto the Mediterranean, the W Barcelona has hosted Eva Mendes and Shakira in its rooms, among others. Both have probably booked the Wow Extreme suite, the hotel's flagship, which offers a 360-degree panoramic view of the Catalan metropolis.
While Saint Tropez itself is a popular destination for VIPs and celebrities, the Byblos Hotel is a real magnet for the most renowned celebrities in the international jet set. Its 44 rooms and 47 suites decorated in Provencal style have housed Penelope Cruz, Mick Jagger, David Beckham, Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss and Gisele Bündchen.
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All the hotels in Venice have hosted at least one VIP, since the city on the water has always attracted famous people from all over the world, also thanks to the Film Festival. The most sought-after accommodation, however, is the very famous Danieli Hotel, where - among pink marbles, historiated mirrors, gilded columns and Murano chandeliers - VIPs ranging from Gabriele d'Annunzio to Leonardo di Caprio and Angelina Jolie have decided to stay.
Capri is now too popular and flocked by tourists, so VIPs prefer to go by boat and set foot on the island just for an aperitif or dinner. To stay, then, now the trendiest island of the Gulf of Naples among celebrities is Ischia, with its hotel Regina Isabella. Built by the publisher and film producer Angelo Rizzoli in the fifties, the hotel has hosted world class celebrities like Charlie Chaplin, Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Elizabeth Taylor, Francis Ford Coppola, Matt Damon, Sting and Oliver Stone.