Few hotels are as famous or as notorious as the Chateau Marmont. For eighty-five years, the Chateau has been the go-to spot for stars who want to exhibit their baddest behavior just outside of the public eye. A West Hollywood landmark, the Chateau has been home to wild parties, secretive trysts, and all manner of drug-fueled, sexy Hollywood legends. Sunset Boulevard and Day of the Locust were written there; The Eagles' "Hotel California" is about the Chateau. From Clark Gable to Leonardo DiCaprio, from Joni Mitchell to Britney Spears, all manner of high profile celebrities have sought a mixture of hedonism and tranquility inside the Chateau’s thick walls. Despite a notoriously tight-lipped staff and a policy of secrecy among guests, some wild stories have escaped the Chateau and landed squarely in the public consciousness. As the hotel prepares to celebrate eighty-five years of that Hollywood life, lets look back at the 10 Craziest Things That Ever Happened at the Chateau Marmont.
The Craziest Things That Happened at Chateau Marmont
There are California Hotels and then there's the "Hotel California."
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