5 Old Hotels With Legendary, Storied Histories

By Amelia Mularz

Rock stars don’t tend to trash airports or restaurants. When was the last time you heard about a musician unleashing at a local Red Lobster? No, it’s hotels that usually bear the brunt of their wild-child ways. What’s more, hotels attract a varied and intriguing bunch — from Hollywood royalty to actual heirs to the throne — giving them long and often extraordinary histories.

Here, we've dug through these hotels' histories and rounded up five stays with very storied pasts.