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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 Oriental – Bangkok, Thailand (English) Edition Raconteur

The Oriental – Bangkok, Thailand (English)

The Amazing Tale of Bangkok's Legendary Hotel The 2020 edition is in preparation — all orders placed now will receive&nbs...
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The Oriental – Bangkok, Thailand (English Leather Edition) Leather Bound

The Oriental – Bangkok, Thailand (English Leather Edition)

The leather bound books form a limited edition of famoushotels books. They are hand bound and – upon request – autographed ...
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Goldener Hirsch – Salzburg, Austria (English) Classic Edition

Goldener Hirsch – Salzburg, Austria (English)

Since 600 years the Goldener Hirsch is a landmark of Salzburg, of Austria! This book tells the story of this hotel and the history of ...
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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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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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The Savoy – London, England (English Vintage) Collector’s Books

The Savoy – London, England (English Vintage)

We are trying to make this book available again. Currently it is out of stock. Here is the story of the craddle of British hospitality...
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Goldener Hirsch – Salzburg, Austria (English Leather Edition) Leather Bound

Goldener Hirsch – Salzburg, Austria (English Leather Edition)

Since 600 years the Goldener Hirsch is a landmark of Salzburg, of Austria! This book tells the story of this hotel and the history of ...
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The Savoy – London, England (English) Classic Edition

The Savoy – London, England (English)

Here is the story of the craddle of British hospitality — told by Andrew Williamson and Andreas Augustin. In the summer of 1889 &...
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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)

  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; 

It is noteworthy that, contrary to all predictions, interest in good books is not dwindling. 

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).

Visit the page of 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. 

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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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

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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

Grand Hotel Nuwara Eliya

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The hotel opened in 1891. One of the first advertisements we found dates from 1899. The hotel was the former residence of Sir Edward Barns,...Read More

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