Cannes film festival: these are the hotspots of the stars

Until next Saturday, the French Riviera will once again provide the enchanting backdrop for the Cannes Film Festival. The film industry's biggest names gather here to celebrate both established stars and promising newcomers with glamorous displays. Want to get a glimpse of these celebrities? You can just bump into them in these hotels…

Carlton Cannes

Since the first edition of the film festival in 1946, Carlton has been the place for Hollywood stars. The hotel, opened in 1911 and located on the iconic Promenade de la Croisette, breathes film history. The first edition of the Cannes Film Festival took place in the hotel's old casino, creating a lasting bond. With a rich history and timeless charm, the Carlton attracts celebrities such as Uma Thurman, Clint Eastwood, Sharon Stone and Quentin Tarantino. This year, Meryl Streep and Heidi Klum, among others, chose the hotel as a base during the film festival. 


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Hotel Martinez

Hôtel Martinez is another hotspot during the festival, famous for its chic events and the presence of many celebrities. The Art Deco design and luxurious rooms exude timeless class. The hotel is also known for its gourmet restaurant Golden Palm, which has been awarded two Michelin stars. This year, among others, the film's director Barbie Greta Gerwig Lupine actor Omar Sy and Anna Taylor-Joy spotted here at the dinner table. 


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Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc

A little further away, but definitely worth it, is Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc. Located just a 30-minute drive along the coast, this luxurious hotel is very popular. And that is not difficult to understand; Those looking for old-fashioned glamor will feel right at home here. The hotel has been welcoming guests since 1870, when Hippolyte de Villemessant, founder of the newspaper Le Figaro, opened a writers' retreat by the sea here. Hôtel du Cap has an illustrious guest list, including Robert Redford, Marlene Dietrich and Pablo Picasso. The Duke of Windsor also spent time here, seeking privacy shortly after his abdication in 1936. Nowadays, celebrities such as Bella Hadid and Paris Hilton can often be found in this iconic hotel.

Hotel Barrière Le Majestic

With its opulent interiors, infused with Parisian flair, Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic knows how to impress everyone. This year, celebrities such as footballer Kylian Mbappé, actor Gary Oldman and model Baptiste Giabiconi are welcome guests during the festival. The absolute showpiece of the hotel? The Christian Dior Suite, complete with furniture and accessories designed by the iconic French fashion house.

People like to join us for dinner Le Fouquet's Cannes, the hotel's signature fine-dining brasserie. A menu of authentic Mediterranean dishes is served here.