If These Walls Could Talk: 23 Famous (and Infamous) Hotel Rooms

#5 Billie Holiday Suite, Tilden Hotel, San Francisco
Chanteuse Billie Holiday stayed in room 203 in 1949 while on tour, fresh from controversy after a New Year’s Eve brawl that resulted in charges for the singer. A week later, the feds raided her room at the Tilden, where they claimed opium was discovered. Holiday beat the charges, and had the last laugh – her San Francisco tour was a sell-out.

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