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The rise of private members’ clubs, reimagined by a virus

As people seek out safe, hygienic, and private places to work and socialise amid office closures and citywide shutdowns, private members’ clubs stand to be a rare winner on the current hospitality scene. Chateau Marmont, the André Balazs-owned LA hotspot, is being transformed into a members-only hotel. Zero Bond, founded […]
The rise of private members’ clubs, reimagined by a virus
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An iconic LA hotel known for its celebrity clientele might be converted into a private residential club. It’s one of many signs the pandemic has thrown the hotel industry into chaos.

The celebrity-beloved Chateau Marmont hotel in Los Angeles may be turned into a private residential club, Craig Karmin reported for The Wall Street Journal. The owner, hotelier André Balazs, told the Journal that the coronavirus pandemic had sped up his plans to transform the iconic Hollywood hotel. The proposed transformation […]
An iconic LA hotel known for its celebrity clientele might be converted into a private residential club. It’s one of many signs the pandemic has thrown the hotel industry into chaos.