Star stud: Brad Pitt
The locale: New Orleans
Get ready for your close up, because tables have turned and celebrities are now rolling out the red carpet for you. Travel-minded musicians and actors are putting their money where they want your mouths to be by opening high-profile hotels and restaurants around the globe.
The place: Clarence Hotel; Dublin, Ireland
Celebrity owners: Bono and The Edge
Are you ready for a rocking vacation but still haven’t found what you’re looking for? Book a flight to Dublin and stay at The Clarence Hotel. Thisboutique sleeper owned by U2 members Bono and The Edge can get a bit loud in the evening, as it’s located near theIrish city’s rowdy Temple Bar area on the River Liffey. If the scene outside proves to be too much for you, try the trendy Octagon bar (aptly named for its domed roof) inside the Clarence. rooms custom-designed by Irish artisans; and the original Octagon Bar, which is a trendy meeting spot for dinner and adult beverages.
8 Wellington Quay, Dublin, +353 1 407-0800, theclarence.ie
(Photo: courtesy of The Clarence)