Want to vacation like a rock star? This Top 10 List features hotels built by famous rock stars like Iron Maiden and U2, resorts with state-of-the-art recording studios and a hotel the Beatles stay at while touring America in 1964...


Sanctum_Soho_HotelSANCTUM SOHO HOTEL - LONDON, ENGLAND
Described as having an 'an edgy glamour' and an 'artsy, bohemian flair' by Design Hotels, Iron Maiden's new boutique hotel is opening on March 21, 2009. Located in the heart of London's West End, the hotel features 30 individually-designed rooms, private cinema, roof top garden with open air hydro spa, restaurant and 24-hour members- and guests-only bar. Sanctum Soho will offer musicians suites with names like Purple Haze for $450 and crash rooms going for $260 a night. The hotel will also feature heavy security to keep the paparazzi, groupies and fans at bay. read more



Sunset_Marquis_HotelSUNSET MARQUIS - LOS ANGELES
The semi-official A-List sanctuary and epicenter for rock and roll history. Since 1963, the Sunset Marquis has served as a safe refuge for the famous, the infamous and the nearly so, a home-away-from-home for a long list of discriminating folks in need of a little rest, relaxation and sometimes, a hell of a good time. For nearly two decades, the likes of Jeff Beck, Aerosmith, Backstreet Boys, Billy Idol, Duran Duran, Justin Timberlake, Madonna, Ozzy Osbourne, Phil Collins, Sheryl Crow, and many, many more, have sauntered through the doors of the legendary NightBird Recording Studios located directly beneath the Sunset Marquis. read more



Eden_Rock_HotelEDEN ROCK - ST. BARTHS
The Eden Rock offers the dream vacation accommodation on St. Barths -- Villa Rockstar -- unveiled in December 2008. Offering 16,000 sq.ft. of pure, exotic luxury and pleasure, the Villa offers its own state-of-the-art recording studio, a music room and a 20-seat Cinemascope home theatre. Besides that, it contains four super deluxe suites, two staff cabins, swimming pool, spa pool, gym and every other thing you'd expect from an $18 million dollar villa. If you can't splurge on the Villa Rockstar, at least you'll be staying at the #1 Top Hotel in the Caribbean as voted by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler. read more



The_ClarenceTHE CLARENCE - DUBLIN, IRELAND
Dublin's premier boutique hotel located in the heart of the city on the famous River Liffey is owned by Bono & The Edge of the Irish rock group U2. The Clarence is very much a reflection of 21st century Ireland -- simple but elegant, timeless but yet of its time, contemporary but embodies the best of Irish hospitality. A personal vision of the hotel's owners, representing a place that they would choose to stay in when visiting Dublin. Live like a rock star in the duplex Penthouse Suite on the rooftop 5th/6th floors of the hotel offering river & mountain views from its many windows, balconies and its outdoor hot tub. read more



The_SetaiTHE SETAI - MIAMI, FLORIDA
The Setai is set in a prized location on Miami's South Beach and this ultra-luxe hotel pampers guests with a host of plush amenities including the Lenny Kravitz Recording Studio situated in the two-floor Penthouse Suite. The recording studio has ocean views and a private outdoor patio. The 2,500 sq.ft. space has state-of-the-art equipment, two live rooms, a vocal booth, control room, lounge and conference rooms. Hotel rooms feature Dux beds finished in Irish linens, flat-screen LCD and plasma TVs, Bose surround-sound DVD-CD systems and Lavazza espresso machines. read more



The_Palms_Casino_ResortTHE PALMS CASINO RESORT - LAS VEGAS
Party where the stars party -- it's like a red carpet event every night of the week at The Palms, Las Vegas. Rock stars, movie stars, sports stars, poker stars all flock to the Palms. The brainchild of George Maloof, whose family owns the Sacramento Kings basketball team, The Palms hotel and private recording studio has been frequented by many pop stars, including Britney Spears. It is the largest recording facility in Las Vegas. If you want to just want to stay here, why not book one of the hotels lavish suites like the MTV Real Life Suite or the King Pin suite, with its own bowling lane. read more



Hard-Rock-Cafe-Hotel-San-DiegoHARD ROCK HOTEL - SAN DIEGO
The hotel's Rock Star Suites are all about attitude and brazen sophistication: 17 completely different, completely spectacular, ultra-VIP experiences. The chic urban lofts feature unexpected design pairings, spa-like bathrooms and outdoor decks with unprecedented views of the city and bay. One suite has a fire pit and deck seating for 20 while another features 270-degree views of the San Diego Bay and an outdoor hot tub. Sensual and stylish with an air of unpredictability. One extraordinary Rock Star Suite has been designed by the Grammy® Award-winning Black Eyed Peas. read more



The_EdgewaterTHE EDGEWATER - SEATTLE
Stay where the Beatles stayed in 1964 while touring America. The hotel's Beatles Suite caters to rock n' roll aficionados with fascinating portraits, memorabilia, Beatles history and music. This 700 square-foot studio-style suite features a furnished living room area, library, dining area and state-of-the-art stereo system with Beatles CDs, of course. Three bay windows offer unobstructed views of Seattle's Elliott Bay and the Olympic Mountains. With contemporary elements - dark metals, white glass, leather, designer lighting -- this is the ultimate entertainment suite. read more



Compass_Point_ResortCOMPASS POINT RESORT - BAHAMAS
If you're a rock n' roller, the famous Compass Point Studio is located across from the hotel. Started in 1977 by Chris Blackwell, founder of Island Records and producer of Bob Marley, the studio has hosted the Rolling Stones, Robert Palmer, Lenny Kravitz and adds to the nightlife of this Island Outpost resort. At Compass Point, you can go for a swim in the warm tropical waters and stroll along a beautiful turquoise beach by day and evening entertainment is guaranteed -- the Compass Point restaurant is a local hub, packed with locals and guests alike watching the goings on. read more



Geejam_HotelGEEJAM HOTEL - PORT ANTONIO, JAMAICA
This Jamaican resort, also an Island Outpost hotel, features a prized state-of-the-art recording studio An A-list of international music talent, including Gwen Stefani and No Doubt, India.Arie, Björk, and more, have written and recorded at the property. Not only is there top-of-the-line technology, but the atmosphere at Geejam also lends itself to the continuous flow of creative juices. Even if you're not a professional, you can book time on the mic to fulfill that lifelong fantasy! Studio packages are available to those booking a recording session.