The Hotel Majestic is one of the very special historic hotels of Barcelona that lives its history, while having safely arrived in today's present. Opened in 1918, it was home to famous authors like Federico Garcia Lorca, Antonio Machado and ...
The Ritz Madrid is one of the classic elegant European grand hotels. It welcomes us with all the luxruy of a bygone time, elegant and refined, yet state-of-the-art und in fact very contemporary.
From the preface of our book on the Ritz:
At the front of the Plaza, facing the old Consistorial, the Fonda Inglaterra (Inn) was established in 1857. This was a first rate establishment, which made all sevillians feel proud.
The local press at the time reported how the city finally had lodg...
In 1912, the Palace opened only two years after the Hotel Ritz on the other side of the squre had opened its doors. The Palace was always the more democratic hotel, while the Ritz was reserved for Royals and Noblemen.
This has changed, of course, an...
When you read 'originally opened', you know that there is something special about the opening date(s) of a hotel. Well, the...Read More
Happiness is made to be shared, knew the great French dramatist Jean Baptiste Racine (†1699).
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