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Celebrity Owned Hideaways

By: Tanya Schliff - Published: Mar 31, 2007 • References: blog.directoryofhotels
Ever wonder which celebrities have invested their money in the hotel industry? Enter the chambers of this star-studded cast that have given us a glimpse of what their idea of a home away from home should be.

1. Francis Ford Coppola owns three classy wilderness hideaways. The Blancaneaux Lodge nestled in the lush forest of Western Belize. (Rates from $195) Turtle Inn, a Balinese inspired resort resting on the southernmost coast of Belize. (Rates from $250) La Lancha, a luxurious lodge set in the Guatemalan rain forest. (Rates from $210)
2. Jason Priestley owns Terrace Beach resort in Ucluelet on the west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia. (Rates from $99)
3. Bono and U2 own The Clarence an upscale boutique hotel in Dublin. (Rates from $435)
4. John Malkovich owns The Big Sleep Hotel, an affordable uber-chic hotel in the heart of Cardiff in the UK. (Rates from $90)
5. Elizabeth Hurley took over a 59-room posh Victorian Inn named, "Number Eleven". (Rooms start at $380)
6. Kate Pierson of the B-52's owns the Lazy Meadow Motel featuring Mid-Century modern meets space age d�cor in New York�s Catskill Mountains. (Rates start at $150)
7. Olivia Newton John owns a Gaia Retreat & Spa (pictured), a luxurious wellness resort in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales in Australia. (Rates start at $ 995 per person)
8. Doris Day owner of the Cypress Inn in Carmel, California is a pet friendly Spanish style Inn. (Rates start at $125)
9. Clint Eastwood owns the 22-acre Mission Ranch is a 19th century farmhouse located on the Monterey Peninsula. (Rates start at $110)