Famous Five: Cara Delevingne

See where our favourite Model-Turned-Actress spends her downtime

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By Rowena Carr-Allinson

 Claridge’s, London

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One of London’s most famous addresses, Claridge’s is the last word in old school glamour, and  it’s been a celebrity favourite hangout forever. With its beautiful1930s Art Deco design, its chequerboard-floor lobby, plush bedrooms with marble bathrooms and 24-hour butler service in the suites, it’s easy to see why the likes of Cara & Co love this place. If you want a piece of the action, but your credit doesn’t quite stretch to a stay, treat yourself to the epic  afternoon tea, where you can celeb-spot while nibbling scones and fancy pastries, or order an elegant cocktail or three in Claridge’s bar or the Fumoir…

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Claridge’s, Brook St, London W1K 4HR, Doubles from £480, room only.

 La Mamounia, Marrakech

One of the most luxurious and glamorous places to stay in the Red City, La Mamounia is the 1001-Nights-style palace hideaway on everyone’s wish-list. As well as Cara, famous fans range from  Gwyneth and Eva Mendes to  our very own Winston Churchill, who wintered here back in the day.  All about the VIP experience, you'll be wowed by acres of red velvet, oversized chandeliers and soothing water features, and the heady mix of  jasmine, orange blossom and cedar wood scent makes for a truly exotic vibe . Redesigned by Jacques Garcia, the entire place is seriously decadent, from the Dior and Prada boutiques near the lobby, to the lavish spa, huge pool,  and the beautiful gardens where sister Poppy Delevingne had patt two of her wedding, with sister Cara in tow.

La Mamounia, Avenue Prince Moulay Rachid, Marrakech, +212 524 388 600 Doubles from around £425, room only

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Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg

This 18th century castle/national monument turned hotel  was chosen by Karl Lagerfeld for his short film ‘Reincarnation’, in which Cara starred alongside Pharell Williams.  With Chanel's iconic jacket  inspired by a hotel lift operator Coco  spotted while holidaying here in 1954, it’s the perfect setting for Cara’s first musical offering. With just 55 rooms in the Meierhof and 12 suites in the historic palace, as well as two townhouses, 17 acres of manicured grounds and an idyllic lake, this is an exclusive retreat without the matching price tag.

Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron, Leopoldskronstraße 56-58, 5020 Salzburg, +43 662 839830. Doubles from £130, room only.

The Bowery Hotel, New York

When Cara’s in the Big Apple, this is one of her favourite places to stay, where she hangs out with friends like Taylor Swift.  The model-turned-actress isn’t the only celebrity fan of the hotel, with other regulars including Pixie Geldof, Karen Elson and Courtney Love. With 135 room, and on the Lower East Side, it's  a cool hideaway with a vintage vibe, with floor-to-ceiling windows showing off the NYC skyline. Original touches include the rustic Gemma restaurant, and Bo, the hotel’s mascot teddy bear, which celebs love so much, he’s become an Instagram hit.

The Bowery, 335 Bowery, New York, NY 10003, +1 212-505-9100. Doubles from £245, room only.

Hotel du Cap Eden Rock, Antibes, France

Never one to miss a party, Cara attended the ultra glam de Grisogono's “Divine” party in Cannes during this year’s Film  Festival. The Hotel du Cap is  a celebrity mecca, with the likes of Angelina Jolie, Quentin Tarantino and Donatella Versace on the VIP list. Cara partied with Karlie Kloss, Natalie Portman and Paris Hilton, making the most of the gorgeous views over the Cap d'Antibes, and Robin Thicke's DJ set. The hotel, which dates back to 1870, is famously discreet and has long been a hideout for famous faces during  Cannes. So, what’s so special about it? French country décor,  gorgeous sea views, a luxury spa, gourmet restaurant, tennis courts, plus two luxury villas with pools and butlers to boot. It’s simply the ultimate A-list escape.

Hotel du Cap Eden Rock, Boulevard JF Kennedy, Antibes, +33 (0)4 93 61 39 01. Doubles from around £600, room only.

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