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We're Both Jealous Of and Completely Freaked Out By Khloe Kardashian's Hotel Room

May 27, 2015 at 3:55 PM | by | Comments (0)

The first thing I asked was "There are no whales right?!?"

A video posted by Khloé (@khloekardashian) on




Khloe Kardashian, no stranger to luxury hotels, recently Instagrammed this video of her hotel room which has its own shark tank inside. Actually, it kinda looks like the room is inside the shark tank, instead of the other way around. Part of us is green with jealousy over such a cool suite, the other part of us is simply, " Girl. Bye."

Since Koko earlier Instagrammed that she was on her way to Dubai, we surmise that she is staying at the Atlantis The Palm in the luxury resort's Poseidon Underwater Suite.

The suite costs about 60,000 AED a night or about $16,335 USD a night. It has three levels, a dining room for six, complimentary WiFi, in-suite check-in, complimentary return airport transfers to and from Dubai International Airport, complimentary 24-7 butler service, a complimentary interconnecting room, and a one-bedroom suite with ensuite bathroom and that stunning Ambassador Lagoon view.

But that's not all. The suite also comes with several other over-the-top complimentary perks such as two Dolphin Encounters at Dolphin Bay, two head, neck and shoulder massages per stay, two 30-minute personal training sessions per stay, use of the steam, sauna and jet pool facilities at ShuiQi Spa, a private cabana at pool, beach and Aquaventure, on demand in-room movie service, full access to Imperial Club and unlimited access to The Lost Chambers Aquarium and Aquaventure Waterpark. So in other words, you'll get your money's worth if you can afford this suite.

But as is the Kardashian way, Koko had this spot comped. We just hope she doesn't kick down a room door during her stay.

[Video via @KhloeKardashian/Instagram]

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Everyone Likes Hotel Gotham Except for This Reality TV 'Star'

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  Site Where: 100 King Street, Manchester, United Kingdom, M2 4WU
May 11, 2015 at 8:25 AM | by | Comments (0)

It was all going so well for Hotel Gotham. Manchester’s newest hotel was looking good, garnering great reviews and generally making a splash – and then, a pesky a reality TV “celebrity” had to come along and spoil it.

Mario Falcone, one of the less likeable lotharios on The Only Way Is Essex, stayed last week, and was not impressed.

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Once Again, Everyone Who's Anyone Was at The Mark Hotel Before The Met Gala

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  Site Where: Madison Ave at 77th Street [map], New York, NY, United States, 10075
May 5, 2015 at 8:52 PM | by | Comments (0)

It's a step and repeat of sorts for The Mark Hotel. Once again, the luxury Upper East Side hotel served as the departure point for several glamorous celebrities heading out to the annual Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday night. Leading the stylish pack was, as usual Anna Wintour, who was joined by hotelier André Balazs, designer Michael Kors, actors Emily Blunt, Kate Hudson, and Adrien Brody, rapper Common, and a slew of models from Jourdan Dunn to Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Kendall Jenner.

Here are just a few shots of the fashion elite exiting the hotel.

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Copy Andy Murray with a Wedding at His Cromlix Hotel

April 13, 2015 at 8:53 AM | by | Comments (0)

Forget the Royal Baby – the big news in Britain over the weekend was the wedding of Andy “tennis champ” Murray to Kim “parental advisory” Sears in his hometown of Dunblane. They got married at the cathedral, but held the reception at Murray’s hotel, the Cromlix. So, what did they get?

The couple were unusually (and wonderfully) open and happy to be photographed for the ceremony, but the only squeak we’ve heard from the reception so far is Murray’s gran, who said it was fantastic, that they had a first dance (which Andy's amazing mother Judy did not crash), and that the families holed up in the hotel, and were only starting to leave Monday.

If you want to get married like Andy Murray, we can’t promise you Dunblane Cathedral, but you can actually get married at the Cromlix. Here’s what you get:

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At Long Last, Leonardo Di Caprio May Turn His Belize Property into an Eco-Resort

Where: Belize
April 6, 2015 at 3:23 PM | by | Comments (0)

There’s plenty to list on the résumé of Leonardo DiCaprio; however, now it looks like the actor can also add hotelier to his paperwork. There is news that he—and a partner—are working to bring a little bit of paradise to a private island off the coast of Belize.

Leonardo DiCaprio bought Blackadore Caye back in 2005 for $1.75 million, and two years later in 2007, we chatted about how he wanted to turn it into an eco-resort. Now he’s finally getting around to doing something with it. The plan as it stands now is to create some kind of luxurious eco-resort, and to get things up and running by 2018.

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Is Reese Witherspoon Joining the Nashville Hotel Revolution?

March 12, 2015 at 8:35 AM | by | Comments (0)

Printer's Alley, soon to be home to a Virgin, an Ace and... a Witherspoon?

Perhaps it was the ludicrously over the top travel experiences offered to the Oscars nominees in their party packages. Perhaps she wanted some luxury after the wilds of Wild. Whatever – rumor has it this week that Reese Witherspoon is to open a hotel in Nashville.

US Weekly claims that Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth have been down “a few times to look at properties”, and have already met an architect and decorator (before they buy? Dedication).

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'American Horror Story's' Next Season Will Take Place in a Hotel with Lady Gaga

March 4, 2015 at 3:23 PM | by | Comments (0)

If hotel occupancy begins to plummet next fall, we might know who's to blame---the Fox TV show, American Horror Story. The creepy show has announced its "theme" for its next terrifying season, which will be "Hotel." (Last year's was "Freak Show.") And no, we don't think it will be about some fancy luxury hotel. It will be a straight-up haunted spot. Also, Lady Gaga plans on joining the cast.

Huffington Post reports that the show could be based on the famed Garden of Allah, a legendary hotel on Sunset Boulevard, which opened in 1927 and was pretty much the Chateau Marmont of Hollywood's Golden Age, where famous people went to get into trouble. (Coincidentally, Chateau is across the street.)

Today it's home to a bank, a McDonald's and a Subway but nearly a hundred years ago, it was just starting out as a hideaway for many actors and creative types like Marlene Dietrich, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Humphrey Bogart and Orson Welles.

The hotel was demolished in the late 1950s but you can still see a replica of its ground at Universal Studios in Orlando. That's where we snapped this shot.

No word on what type of character Lady Gaga will play but we don't think playing an eccentric, possibly possessed, hotel guest would be a stretch.

[Photo: HotelChatter]

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Kate Middleton Was Quick to Check Out The Goring's Renovations

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  Site Where: Beeston Place, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 0JW
March 4, 2015 at 8:55 AM | by | Comments (0)

Part of the new lobby area

One can only assume one’s invite got lost in the post. Fresh off its recent closure, refurbishment and total transformation of the lobby area, The Goring threw a party this week, partly to celebrate its new look, but officially to mark its birthday – 105 years young! Guest of honor was Kate Middleton, who, of course, stayed there during her wedding celebrations and even had the reception there. (Obviously, Kate had seen our photos of the new-look lobby and hurried to see for herself. For unflattering pictures of Kate, see here.)

The party took the form of a lunch, and Kate attended in a personal capacity, while Prince William is on an official visit to China. Eight months pregnant and still dressing up and wearing heels? Guess she didn’t want to fall foul of the Goring’s no-sneakers dress code.

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The Weirdest Hotel Robbery Continues to Get Weirder at The London West Hollywood

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  Site Where: 1020 N. San Vicente Boulevard [map], West Hollywood, CA, United States, 90069
March 2, 2015 at 4:26 PM | by | Comments (0)

The Oscar Awards were so last week, but just as the water cooler talk about which movies won and which movies should have won, so continues talk about someone's glamorous dress. Only this is so much more complicated than, "Who are you wearing?"

Just before the weekend, news came out that last year's Oscar winner, Luptia Nyong'o had her expensive Calvin Klein pearl dress stolen from her suite at The London West Hollywood the day after the awards show. At the time, the hotel issued a statement saying the "unfortunate" incident, first reported by TMZ (of course), was true and that they were helping the police in their investigation.

Things took a weird turn on Friday when the dress was RETURNED to the hotel, stuffed inside a garbage bag and left under a bathroom sink in one of the public bathrooms at the hotel. Making the return of the beautiful dress even stranger was that the thief called TMZ (of course) to say that the dress was not worth the estimated $150,000 talked about in the press, because a jeweler told him the pearls on the dress were fake.

You would think that despite the fakery and despite not catching the thief, the case of the missing dress would be largely shut. After all, the dress was returned, no harm, no foul, except maybe two easily replaceable pearls were missing. But no, it gets even weirder.

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Has the Boycott of the Beverly Hills Hotel Silently Finished?

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  Site Where: 9641 Sunset Blvd [map], Beverly Hills, CA, United States, 90210
March 2, 2015 at 9:38 AM | by | Comments (0)

In all the stories about the Grammys and the Oscars that have come out over the past few weeks, there was one that really intrigued us – John Legend pulling out of a party at the Beverly Hills Hotel, because of opposition to the Sultan of Brunei.

Very worthy, Mr Legend, we thought – but no more than we’d expect from the man who hired a food truck for Eric Garner protestors in New York.

But then we thought, wait. If Hollywood is boycotting the BHH, why has a top Grammys party been booked there in the first place? Has the boycott silently ended? Does sympathy with people who face an Isis-lite stoning for being gay go out of fashion?

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People Stuck on The Bottom While Drake Partied at The Top of the W Scottsdale

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  Site Where: 7277 East Camelback Road [map], Scottsdale, AZ , United States, 85251
February 2, 2015 at 1:27 PM | by | Comments (0)

Even without a Super Bowl going on, the The W Scottsdale is a hot spot to party. But when you add Super Bowl, Super Bowl parties, celebrities and a Drake concert to the mix, the W is gonna get shut down.

And that's exactly what happened on Saturday night.

AZ Central reports that due to long lines, mixed in with crowds of gawkers, entrance to the hotel and the Bootsy Bellows takeover at the W (BB is a club in Hollywood), was shut down by the fire marshals, reportedly leaving a "one of party's hosts, some of the publicists and even guests who'd paid up to $25,000 for a table up on the second-floor rooftop party deck" unable to enter the party to see Drake perform.

Surprisingly, according to the AZ Central reporter, upstairs on the rooftop pool deck, the "party never felt crowded." Well, good for all those who came early. That said, the spot was still filled with marijuana smoke and obnoxious men ordering 24 bottles of lit-up Dom Perignon. #theworst

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The Hotel Jerome in Aspen Got Disicked Over

January 21, 2015 at 7:43 PM | by | Comments (0)

We totally feel for Scott Disick, husband boyfriend baby daddy to Kourtney Kardashian. He had a rough 2014. His parents passed away within three months of each other, and as we witnessed on "Khloe and Kourtney Take The Hamptons" (You know you watched it, admit it), he took to binge drinking to cope with the losses, so much so he was sent to the hospital for alcohol poisoning.

Then in what should have been a happier end to the year, he welcomed his third kid and second son, Reign Aston, in mid-December. Turns out a third kid did not hold Disick down.

He has continued to party it up since the baby's birth, jetting off to Vegas for a wild club weekend and most recently, Aspen, where he and his crew trashed a hotel suite at the recently renovated Hotel Jerome, an Auberge Resort, stole some liquor and blazed up the joint.

Ever mindful of celebrities behaving badly in hotel rooms, TMZ has the scoop:

Sources at Hotel Jerome tell TMZ ... the first night Scott and his crew -- which included famed artist Alec Monopoly -- went out on the town, and when they came back one of his buds jumped over a counter at the bar in the lobby and stole a bottle -- which we think is Johnny Walker Black Label -- which they took back to the room. The hotel didn't call the cops, but charged him $400.

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