Hotel du Pont USA

Hotel du Pont

The twelve-story Italian Renaissance building was commissioned by DuPont Company president Pierre S. du Pont. It debuted in 1913 after a two-and-a-half year labor of love by French and Italian craftsmen who carved, gilded and painted this exceptional...

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Mohonk Mountain House USA

Mohonk Mountain House

A spectacular natural setting in the heart of a 26,000-acre area in the Shawangunk Mountains makes the Mohonk Mountain House one of the most popular resorts in the United States. Alfred and Albert Smiley, devout Quaker twin brothers, created the reso...

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Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa USA

Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

One of America's great resort hotels, the Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa had its origin in the post-Civil War period. On a rainy night in 1865, a group of travelers en-route to Montreal, was stranded when their stagecoach overturned in Whitefie...

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Monteleone USA

Monteleone

The oldest hotel in the French Quarter is the Hotel Monteleone, with its ornate baroque facade, which was built in 1886 in the Beaux-Arts architectural style. It remains one of the few longstanding family-owned hotels in the U.S. Antonio Monteleone a...

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The Blackstone USA

The Blackstone

Housed in a 1910 beaux arts building across the street from Grant Park stands the(Renaissance) Blackstone Chicago Hotel.Enrico Caruso, the opera legend, performed at the opening ceremony. Harry Truman treated his staff to the “Missouri Waltz&r...

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Mauna Kea Beach Hotel USA

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

When it opened in 1965, The Mauna Kea was the most expensive hotel ever built at the time, at $15 million. In 1960 Hawaii's Governor William Quinn invited American venture capitalist Laurance S. Rockefeller to visit the Big Island and scout beachfro...

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The Hermitage Hotel USA

The Hermitage Hotel

Built in 1910, it was Nashville's first million-dollar hotel. The only remaining commercial Beaux Arts structure in the state, the hotel is a special place to Nashville residents. Six presidents and entertainment royalty have graced the guest boo...

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The Biltmore Coral Gables USA

The Biltmore Coral Gables

The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Ginger Rogers, Judy Garland and Bing Crosby were frequent guests. In fact, everyone who was anyone - from politicians like President Franklin D. Roosevelt to notorious gangsters like Al Capone – stayed at the Bi...

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Mark Hopkins USA

Mark Hopkins

Mark Hopkins, one of the founders of the Central Pacific Railroad, chose the southeastern peak of Nob Hill as the site for a dream home for his wife, Mary. The mansion was completed in 1878, after his death. The Mark Hopkins mansion survived the 190...

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The Thayer Hotel USA

The Thayer Hotel

The Thayer Hotel at West Point has been part of American history since 1926, when it was originally constructed to accommodate U.S. Military Academy personnel and their guests. It was a successor of the original West Point Hotel and is named for Col...

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The National Hotel USA

The National Hotel

We are researching the history of the hotel. The PR epartment suggests this text, and - for the time being - we are happy to publish it. 'From Vogue Magazine to MTV’s 2004 Video Music Awards, The National Hotel is no stranger to the spotligh...

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The Davenport Hotel & Tower USA

The Davenport Hotel & Tower

"In all things, the hotel sincerely tries to so well please its guests that they will be glad they came, sorry to leave and eager to return." Louis Davenport, 1914. Walt Worthy, 2002. The Davenport Hotel is world famous from opening day in 1914. I...

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