Unfortunately, many travelers had to cancel their vacation plans this summer and beyond. That sadly means no relaxing hotel stays or gourmet meal service. But Belgian beer company Stella Artois is hoping to change that by bringing the luxury hotel experience to Americans stuck at home. And they're doing it with the help of a few celebrity friends.
Eva Longoria, Andy Cohen, Liev Schrieber, and Blake Griffin are getting into the virtual hotel business by offering guests the chance to book a stay at Hotel Artois at Home. What does that mean exactly? Well, you get all the five-star amenities and specially curated experiences in the comfort of your home.
The stay begins at check-in with a contactless delivery to your home of a personalized itinerary, mini bar with luxury snacks, and a custom room service care package. Then Blake Griffin will act as your expert concierge. He will curate vacation-like experiences like a mixology class, a private yoga session, or getting a caricature portrait drawn during your "stay."
"I stayed at the Hotel Artois @Home when the season was on pause, and let me tell you, they know how to show a guest a good time," Griffin said in a statement. "The hotel's concierge hooked me up with the coolest experiences, so I recommend guests come ready with an open schedule."
Eva Longoria takes over the dining portion of your booking. The actress will work with local chefs to recreate one of her signature dishes, inspired by her aunt's Arroz Con Pollo recipe. It will then be delivered to your home. "The room service alone at Hotel Artois @Home is worth the five-star rating," she said. "With one bite of the local chef's take on my signature recipe, I felt instantly transported to my aunt's kitchen, which, for me, always felt like a daydreamy culinary vacation."
Fans can also check out Andy Cohen's Hotel Artois Happy Hour Hits on Spotify, which includes Andy's go-to summer hits to feel like he's at a fabulous hotel on vacation at home. "Hot tip: the hotel's bartender is an 'over-sharer,' especially once the beer is flowing, and will give you all the fun details on his celebrity clientele if you ask," said Cohen.
After a good night's sleep, you'll get the best wake up call ever courtesy of Liev Schreiber. But if you snooze too long, you might get another call from his not-so-nice character.
Fans can visit the Hotel Artois At Home's booking portal, where a select number of reservations for September 2 will sporadically open over two weeks starting Tuesday, August 18. The first people to reserve spots when the portals open to score the stays.