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Old 04 May 2017, 03:17 PM
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Read This! The Eagles Sue Hotel California

The Eagles have filed a lawsuit accusing the owners of a Mexico hotel of using the name "Hotel California," arguably the band's most famous song, without permission.

http://www.nbcnews.com/pop-culture/m...fornia-n754621
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And they'll settle when Hell Freezes Over I'm sure.
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I once stayed at a hotel in Costa Rica with the same name. I guess The Eagles haven't found out about that one yet.
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Also one in Zürich. We actually stayed there as it was relatively cheap and close to the concert location.
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Given the lyrics, I'd look at any such hotel with extreme skepticism.
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I once stayed at a hotel in Costa Rica with the same name. I guess The Eagles haven't found out about that one yet.
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Also one in Zürich. We actually stayed there as it was relatively cheap and close to the concert location.
Is it on a dark desert highway, with cool wind in your hair?
Does the place have a mission bell?

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I wonder if they would have a problem with a "California Hotel" as opposed to a "Hotel California". There's one in downtown Las Vegas that only opened about two years before the record came out (and is ironically popular with visitors from Hawaii).
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In Bahrain there's a "Ramee California."
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Is it on a dark desert highway, with cool wind in your hair?
Does the place have a mission bell?

The Costa Rican one is a few hundred yards (or meters if you prefer metric) down an unpaved road off the main highway. It's pretty much the exact opposite of desert, though.
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