Indochine 1923/1924. The construction of a 55-room hotel in Phnom Penh was proposed, with Ernest Hébrard as architect. A visionary planner,...Read More
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
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
The Mena House presented us with a remarkable challenge — we had to verify its opening date which appeard to be wrong (1865?). We...Read More
Happiness is made to be shared, knew the great French dramatist Jean Baptiste Racine (†1699).
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