Celebrities. Those extraordinary individuals that we can’t seem to get enough of and want to know everything about. When they aren’t starring in blockbuster films, achieving sporting greatness or melting the nation’s hearts with their vocals, some like to dabble in the world of commercial property investment. Here are 5 celebrities you may not know who own hotels.
1. Andy Murray – Cromlix
Back in early 2013, the tennis star purchased Cromlix, located in Perthshire, Scotland for £1.8 million. Before it even opened in April 2014, rooms were fully booked. Prices for rooms start from £200 for a small double, going up to as high as £595 for a suite. It also comprises an Albert Roux restaurant, Chez Roux.
2. Clint Eastwood – Mission Ranch Hotel
The legendary Hollywood actor and director purchased the beautiful 22-acre ranch in Carmel, California back in 1986. There are a variety of accommodations to choose from, each offering unique experiences in a number of price ranges.
3. Bono and The Edge – The Clarence
In 1992, U2 frontmen Bono and The Edge, bought the 70 room hotel in Dublin, Ireland. Originally a two-star hotel, a £5 million renovation took place over an 18-month period, turning it into a five-star 49 room hotel. It is also home to liquor rooms, bars and restaurants.
4. Robert De Niro – The Greenwich Hotel
We take a step into the world of another Hollywood icon with this next hotel. Star of Goodfellas and Taxi Driver, Robert De Niro, owns a delightful hotel situated in New York City. As well as high quality rooms, you can find a drawing room, courtyard, restaurant, spa, pool and gym.
5. David Coulthard – Columbus Monaco
Former F1 driver, David Coulthard’s purchase is a very picturesque way of closing the list. Purchased in 2001, the 13-time Grand Prix winner, decided to acquire a 3-star hotel and turn it into the “first art of living hotel” in Monaco. You can find an array of rooms that suit every need, along with a pool, gym and restaurant. He eventually sold out in April 2010 to London and Regional Properties.
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