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Tributes have been pouring in, after the news that Tony Pike, the founder of Ibiza’s legendary Pike’s Hotel, has passed away.

The Ibiza legend opened the doors of Pikes Hotel on the island back in 1978.

Soon thereafter it became a hub for some of the most lavish parties on the Balearic island.

The Pikes hotel was the setting for Wham!’s 1983 video ‘Club Tropicana’ and also for Freddie Mercury’s 41st birthday party back in 1987.

It remains a party staple on the island today, where it is run by Ibiza Rocks.

Pike passed away over the weekend at the age of 85, following an ongoing battle against prostate and skin cancer.

In a statement, the hotel said:

Your legend will never die,”

Tributes Pour In For Tony Pike

Many have taken to Twitter to pay tribute to the legend: