The Mr. Plant cocktail is named for Robert Plant, legendary vocalist and lyricist of Led Zeppelin. He is one of many rock legends, including The Doors, The Who and The Rolling Stones, who used to stay at the hotel that was known as Riot House back in the day. Reports have it that Plant shouted “I am a golden god!” from a hotel balcony overlooking the Sunset Strip, inspiring the well-known scene from the movie Almost Famous. Mr. Plant has been a house favorite at the hotel since. After changing hands several times, it became Andaz West Hollywood in 2009.
The Rolling Stones
Following two years of renovations and a $76 million price tag, the Marriott Syracuse Downtown in New York—previously the Hotel Syracuse—has reopened. The hotel, which has hosted the likes of President Kennedy, President Eisenhower, Elvis Presley, the Rolling Stones and John Lennon, is revamped and ready for guests. Marriott operator, Crescent Hotels & Resorts will manage the hotel.