Hotels inspire stories and tend to often feature in popular music, whether this is about specific hotels, fictitious hotels, working in hotels or just experiencing the ups and downs of life whilst staying in hotels.
Some songs come to mind immediately, whilst others are more obscure and take a little finding.
Just for fun to start 2023, here are a few of our favourite songs involving hotels. If you have a favourite, let us know via the comments section.
Hotel California – The Eagles
Blue Hotel – Chris Issak
Heartbreak Hotel – Elvis Presley
Hotel Room – Richard Hawley
Hot Rod Hotel – Billy Bragg/Wilco
Hotel Room Service – Pitbull
Copacabana – Barry Manilow
Chelsea Hotel #2 – Leonard Cohen
This Hotel Room – Jimmy Buffett
A Hotel Song – The Howl & The Hum
Holiday Inn – Elton John