Elton has received all sorts of honours. The latest is from a French Riviera institution, Reuters reported on August 7, 2004.
The Carlton InterContinental, which provides a grand piano for the star’s visits, has named a suite after him.
It’s part of an 18-month renovation. Other guests such as Uma Thurman, Alain Delon, Sophia Loren and Sean Connery also got rooms with their names.