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Hotel Imperial – Wien / Vienna, Österreich / Austria (bilingual Deutsch / English) Edition Raconteur

Hotel Imperial – Wien / Vienna, Österreich / Austria (bilingual Deutsch / English)

One of Vienna's most famous palaces has been turned into a hotel. That was in 1873. The decade preceding this change saw Vienna und...
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The Mena House Treasury – Cairo, Egypt (English) Treasury Paperbacks

The Mena House Treasury – Cairo, Egypt (English)

During the 1880s, an oriental palace rose in stone and mortar from the desert, decorated by the most lavish interior design ever seen. ...
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Metropole – Hanoi, Vietnam (English Leather Edition) Collector’s Books

Metropole – Hanoi, Vietnam (English Leather Edition)

The hand bound leather cover makes this a very special vintage collectors edition. Only 20 pieces of the 2007 edition were produced. Th...
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Metropole – Hanoi, Vietnam (English) Classic Edition

Metropole – Hanoi, Vietnam (English)

'In the evenings gentlemen were always dressed in elegant white tropical suites, wearing a topee or a Panama hat. During th...
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Imperial – Vienna, Austria (English Leather Edition) Leather Bound

Imperial – Vienna, Austria (English Leather Edition)

Only 50 books of this edition were bound in leather by our dedicated bookbinders. They arrive autographed by the author. Vienna aroun...
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The Caledonian – Edinburgh, Scotland (English Leather Edition) Leather Bound

The Caledonian – Edinburgh, Scotland (English Leather Edition)

 Only 40 books were specially bound in burgundy red leather. About the book: By the end of the 19th century, Scotland had become ...
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London Hilton on Park Lane – England (English) Edition Raconteur

London Hilton on Park Lane – England (English)

Overlooking Hyde Park, London Hilton on Park Lane stands tall but never still. In 1963, when it opened its doors, the London Hilton was...
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Grand Hotel – Florence, Italy (English) Classic Edition

Grand Hotel – Florence, Italy (English)

This wonderful book is unfortunately sold out.  Since 1866, the Grand Hotel stands proudly on the banks of the River Arno. During...
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Excelsior – Rome, Italy (English) Classic Edition

Excelsior – Rome, Italy (English)

  This is a reprint of the original edition, with various updates (2018).  On 17 January 1906, the civic authorities, inc...
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Imperial – Wien, Österreich (Deutsch) Classic Edition

Imperial – Wien, Österreich (Deutsch)

Wien um 1860. Eine Stadt im Aufbruch. Franz Joseph, ein junger, dynamischer Kaiser, lässt die Ringstraße bauen. Das Stein ge...
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Imperial – Vienna, Austria (English) Classic Edition

Imperial – Vienna, Austria (English)

Vienna around 1860. A city under construction. Franz Joseph, a young and dynamic emperor, has the Ringstrasse built. One ­architect...
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Dear wonderful Readers; 

Days like this lead to endless hours at home, time for books, time to read and to prepare our next journeys. 

I recommend the new edition of HOTEL METROPOLE HANOI.

The first copies of THE HALF MOON TREASURY are being released – exclusively to our readers (and before its official launching date). 

We have released a reprint of our successful book THE WESTIN EXCLESIOR ROME, the most famous hotel on Via Veneto. 

The new edition of THE STRAND (Yangon,Myanmar) receives wonderful readers' feedback — thank you for your notes and mails. 

There is a hotel in Seefeld, Tyrol, Austria, which stands for all the fables and legends this little olympic village has to tell. It is called ASTORIA, and run by legendary hotelier Elisabeth Gürtler. Our new book SEEFELDER MINIATUREN - ASTORIA - A STORY - A LEGEND is available now – in this store. It is in German, only (for the time being).

Upon request, we dispatch all our books personally autographed (as you know).

Have a save journey!

Andreas Augustin

aa at famoushotels dot org

‘Wherever you go, try to stay at the most famous hotel, even if you can only afford the smallest room!'

Aristotle Onassis

1906–1975

Greek who rose to become one of the world's most wealthiest men

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Raffles Hotel

Raffles Hotel

The historic building (top, slide to the right): The "new" Raffles main building in 1899. It opened on 18 November 1899, featuring the all new...Read More

Le Royal

Le Royal

Recently renovated and painted white, the hotel dates back to the heydays of Indochine in the 1920s. In 1923/24, the construction of a 55-room...Read More

Galle Face

Galle Face

The Galle Face Hotel was established in 1864, five years before the Suez Canal came into operation. A journey through the Suez Canal was a...Read More

Half Moon

Half Moon

In 1954, a group of wealthy individuals including Donald Deskey, the fabled designer (among his works the Radio City Music Hall); Harvey Firestone,...Read More

Savoy Baur en Ville

Savoy Baur en Ville

On 24 December 1838, 43-years old Johannes Baur opened the Baur en Ville, a huge guesthouse in the heart of the Swiss city of Zurich. It...Read More