Top 8 Rock and Roll Hotels in the U.S.
Turn the music up! The rock 'n' roll hotels that are listed below will arouse the spirits of legendary musicians of both the past and the present. If an enjoyable and cool, rocking vibe is the scene you love, then why should you stay anywhere else?
Andaz - West Hollywood, Calif.
Overlooking the world-famous Sunset Strip, the stylish Andaz hotel is an iconic piece of rock 'n' roll history. Critically acclaimed bands including The Who and Led Zeppelin made this one-time Hyatt hotel their "home-away from-home" in the '70s, wreaking havoc in West Hollywood and also helped the hotel earn its nickname "the Riot House." It is the hippest partying spot in town, and it features rock-art installations and also has WeHo's loftiest rooftop pool deck.
Hard Rock Hotel - Las Vegas, Nev.
The Hard Rock has a collection of memorabilia that’s valued at over 5 million dollars. It's a playground for lovers of music. From modern to classic, some popular displays include rare personal items, iconic stage costumes and an ostensibly never ending selection of star-guitars. The venues of the hotel include the poolside stage, Vinyl and The Joint host around three hundred live music events every year. Stay in band themed suites and come with your whole entourage: there is more than adequate space.
Setai Hotel - Miami Beach, Fla.
The arty Setai Hotel has a primo address squarely on the uberchic beach and is always abuzz with rockers. When they are in town, musicians select Setai Hotel as their favorite place to hangout. Most of them spend their time jamming in the 10,000sq/ft. recording studio of the Setai Hotel that Lenny Kravitz designed and was then perched in the hotel’s penthouse. With a laid back ambiance, 3 pools and luxurious ocean view suites, it is the ideal escape.
Heartbreak Hotel - Memphis, Tenn.
The "holy -grail" themed destination for loyal fans of Elvis, this hotel is the archetypal home-away-from-home for visitors of Graceland and for people searching for a complete experience of the life and work of Elvis Presley. With more than one hundred guestrooms that are all decorated with Elvis deco, the Heartbreak Hotel features 4 spacious and exclusive Elvis-themed VIP suites that have names such as "Gold and Platinum," and "Burning Love."
Phoenix Hotel - San Francisco, Calif.
With retro-chic decor, Phoenix Hotel in the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco is a popular hangout of bands such as Pearl Jam and the Red-Hot Chili Peppers. This hip hotel was converted from a '50s style motor-lodge, and it features ultramodern amenities that have luxury touches, which include a spa and a heated swimming pool that has an artistic mosaic on its bottom which is named "My fifteen minutes." After the hotel was opened in the '80s, it attracted the attention of A-listers, as David Bowie and Johnny Depp became frequent guests.
Hutton Hotel - Nashville, Tenn.
Sleek, environmentally friendly and high-tech all through, the Hutton is grouped among the ultramodern properties in this Music City, and heartily welcomes fans (plus their pets) and musicians. The Hutton is located in the center of downtown, and is in close proximity to all the venues, honky tonks, recording studios and other amazing musical attractions like the Country-Music Hall of Fame. The Hutton Hotel has a chic country rock vibe, and offers ultramodern amenities that include a fitness center and an on site spa. The hotel's guests can use its eco-friendly hybrid car to cruise around town.
Edgewater Hotel - Seattle, Wash.
It is never a hard-day's night at the Edgewater-Hotel, since this is the only waterfront hotel in Seattle that overlooks Elliott Bay. This luxurious hotel boasts a long and colorful rock 'n' roll history, starting with the Beatles who stayed here in 1964 when they visited America for the first time. After successfully avoiding their enthusiastic fans, the fab 4 escaped through window of the suite they were staying in. Other legendary rock musicians who've made the Edgewater Hotel their temporary-home include the Rolling Stones, Kiss, Ozzy Osbourne, and Led Zeppelin.
Hard Rock Hotel - Chicago, Ill.
Located in the famous Carbide and Carbon building, the Hard Rock rocks from the inside-out, this is a result of the exterior of this 1929 art deco structure being covered in polished-black granite that is accentuated with green marble. It has thirty seven floors, which are all about rock-and-roll, since each of its floors is themed with a tribute to several legendary rock musicians. For rockers, the hotel offers a "check-in and rock-out" program that invites the guests to borrow the hotel's guitars during their stay and choose from a menu of 20 cool Fender axes.