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Diana Majestic – Milan, Italy (English with Italian synopsis) Edition Raconteur

Diana Majestic – Milan, Italy (English with Italian synopsis)

Do you know Milan? The metropolis of fashion. The capital of publishing and television. The city where Leonardo da Vinci painted the ...
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Meet You At The Cala di Volpe – Costa Smeralda, Italy (English) Edition Raconteur

Meet You At The Cala di Volpe – Costa Smeralda, Italy (English)

Once upon a time a prince came to the island of Sardinia in Italy and built the Cala di Volpe. This is the fairy tale about one of the ...
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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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St Regis Grand Hotel – Rome, Italy (English) Classic Edition

St Regis Grand Hotel – Rome, Italy (English)

In 1894 Cesar Ritz opened the Grand Hotel as the most elegant hotel of Rome. Auguste Escoffier was his first chef. Diplomats, heads of ...
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Excelsior – Rome, Italy (English) Classic Edition

Excelsior – Rome, Italy (English)

  On 17 January 1906, the civic authorities, including the Prime Minister, the Mayor, Commendatore Cruciani Alibrandi, all the ...
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Dear wonderful Readers; 

It is noteworthy that, contrary to all predictions, interest in good books is not dwindling. It spurs me and my team on to produce better, even more beautiful books. The new edition of THE STRAND (Yangon,Myanmar), for example, receives wonderful readers' feedback — thank you for your notes and mails. METROPOLE HANOI and ORIENTAL BANGKOK were relaunched in brand new edtions. The Oriental book is the first to present the (very) complete list of all authors who had ever visited. It was quite a challenge to compile it.

We dispatch all our books personally autographed (as you know).

Have a save journey!

Andreas Augustin

aa at famoushotels dot org

"The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life."

George Bernard Shaw

1856, Dublin, Republic of Ireland – 1950, Ayot St Lawrence, UK

Irish playwright, critic and polemicist

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Grand Hotel d’Angkor

Grand Hotel d’Angkor

At Angkor Wat - like around the pyramids in Egypt - virtually every hotel group of note operates a (sometimes historic) hotel. The most notable...Read More

Ritz Paris

Ritz Paris

First of all, your very own and personal copy of Marcel Proust’s A La Recherche du Temps Perdu. Ask reception to extend your...Read More

Bristol Vienna

Bristol Vienna

  When you read 'originally opened', you know that there is something special about the opening date(s) of a hotel. Well, the...Read More

Oriental Kobe

Oriental Kobe

The Oriental's story begins in 1870, shortly after the opening of Kobe Port to foreign ships. The hotel was of western style, located in...Read More

Le Royal

Le Royal

In 1928, the construction of the Grand Hotel in Phnom Penh was well under way. In late 1923 and early 1924, the construction of a 55-room hotel in...Read More