|Big Sleep, The
||No-frills design hotel, the first of a planned chain, backed by movie actor, John Malkovich.
||Luxury lodge in the Maya Mountains created by film director Francis Ford Coppola. Coppola has opened three resorts in Central America. See also La Lancha & Turtle Inn.
||Chic, art deco hotel in Miami's South Beach area, owned by singer Gloria Estefan and her husband, producer Emilio Estefan Jr (See also Costa d'Este).
||Vero Beach, Florida
||Luxury resort owned by Gloria & Emilio Estefan. (See also Cardozo Hotel)
||Cool boutique hotel on the banks of the Liffey in the busy Temple Bar area of Dublin (where the bars and clubs are dense on the ground!). Part-owned by Bono & The Edge of Irish rock group U2.
||Stylish hotel in Monaco part-owned by the F1 driver, David Coulthard.
||Glamorous landmark hotel co-owned by Hollywood screen legend Doris Day.
|Gaia Retreat & Spa
||Olivia Newton-John's luxury retreat in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales. The retreat has 20 rooms, a private restaurant and a spa.
|Greenwich Hotel, The
||TriBeCa, New York
||Already a restauranteur, Robert de Niro is now co-owner in this new luxury hotel (opened April 08).
||Famous luxury design hotel by actress-turned-designer, Anouska Hempel.
||A design hotel and dedicated shrine to football (with its own rooftop pitch) right next to the Manchester United stadium at Old Trafford. It's the brainchild of ex-footballers Gary Neville & Ryan Giggs, and its investors include Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Phil Neville.
|Hotel Villa Angela
||Elegant terraced hotel overlooking the Sicilian town of Taormina close to Mt Etna, owned & operated by local man, Antonio Chemi and Jim Kerr, the lead singer of Simple Minds.
||Francis Ford Coppola’s latest project, Jardin Escondido (“Hidden Garden”) opened 1st Feb 09. The discreet urban residence has just six bedrooms and one studio. Guests can hire the entire residence or just one floor (a minimum of two rooms plus the studio) depending on the size of the party. There are three levels of gardens, a solar-heated pool, outdoor kitchen, parilla (grill) and a terrace filled with tropical plants. Coppola has opened three resorts in Central America. See also Blancaneaux Lodge, La Lancha & Turtle Inn.
|Kate's Lazy Meadow Motel
||Catskill Mountains, New York State
||Eccentric 1950s styled motel owned by Kate Pierson, lead singer with the B52s.
||Luxury lodge in the Guatemalan rainforest opened in 2004 by film director, Francis Ford Coppola. The lodge overlooks Lake Peten Itza and is close to the stunning Mayan temple ruins and archeological site at Tikal. See also Blancaneaux Lodge & Turtle Inn.
|Mission Ranch Resort
||Historic (1850's) farmhouse and ranch, purchased and renovated by Carmel's most famous citizen (& mayor), Clint Eastwood.
|Morrison Hotel, The
||Irish fashion designer, John Rocha - with fellow designer, Douglas Wallace - was behind the interiors of this stylish 18th century hotel in the heart of Dublin.
||Gold Coast, Australia
||The name gives it away. This glamorous 5-star resort is the design brainchild of Donatella Versace.
||Ex ABBA member, Benny Andersson’s innovative hotel in the centre of Stockholm. They've "taken away the things you just don’t need like chocolates on the pillows and umbrellas in the drinks, and instead offer things you really want" - like all-day breakfast, a pillow menu, CD-library, DVD-player, Playstation, and plasma-TV in every room—plus a teddy bear. The hotel also has its own classic Art Deco cinema, Cocktail Bar, and bakery.
||Not so much a resort - more a mountain reservation. Robert Redford's longstanding (opened in 1969) luxury ranch hosts the well-known Sundance Film Festival
|Trapp Family Lodge
||Mountain resort owned & run by the von Trapp family that were the subject of the Sound of Music.
||Luxury beach resort on the southern coast of Belize, rebuilt from the rubble of the hurricane by film director Francis Ford Coppola. Coppola has opened three resorts in Central America. See also La Lancha & Blancaneaux Lodge.
||Hotel golf and country club created and owned by Formula One champion, Nigel Mansell.