Books tagged with: Oriental

The Oriental – Bangkok, Thailand (English) Edition Raconteur

The Oriental – Bangkok, Thailand (English)

The Amazing Tale of Bangkok's Legendary Hotel Jim Thompson, the silk king, owned it, the late Peter Ustinov loved it, Graham Gr...
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The Oriental – Bangkok, Thailand (English Leather Edition) Collector’s Books

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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The Oriental – Bangkok, Thailand (English) Collector’s Books

The Oriental – Bangkok, Thailand (English)

Vintage edition / Collector's Item: This is the latest edtion of our successful classic edition THE OPRIENTAL BANGKOK (please ...
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Ritz – Madrid, Spain (Spanish) Classic Edition

Ritz – Madrid, Spain (Spanish)

Ritz. — Mucho más que un nombre. Sinónimo de calidad y excelencia y eufemismo que describe un mundo fuera del alcan...
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Ritz – Madrid, Spain (English) Classic Edition

Ritz – Madrid, Spain (English)

The Ritz Madrid was built in 1910, following the hotel-concept of the legendary César Ritz. Ritz is a synonym for quality, for e...
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The Penang Treasury Treasury Paperbacks

The Penang Treasury

A declaration of love to Penang, the island in the Straits of Malacca. The Secrets of Penang, the former and first British settle...
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Dear wonderful Readers; 

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

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), 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.

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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Grand Hotel Scarborough

The Grand Hotel has been selected (in the travel and tourism category) as one of the top ten places, buildings and historical sites that tell the...Read More

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

Galle Face

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Prince de Galles

Prince de Galles

The Parisian hotel with two names! And it all started with a kiss! More than anybody else, Edward, the Prince of Wales (1910–1936),...Read More

Grand Hotel Royal (Corinthia Budapest)

Grand Hotel Royal (Corinthia Budapest)

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