Hotels tagged with: Chaplin

Grand Hotel d’Angkor Cambodia

Grand Hotel d’Angkor

At Angkor Wat - like around the pyramids in Egypt - virtually every hotel group of note operates a (sometimes historic) hotel. The most notable hotel is the Grand Hotel, one of the few buildings in Cambodia to have survived the Khmer Rouge regime, ...

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London Hilton on Park Lane England

London Hilton on Park Lane

Overlooking Hyde Park, the London Hilton on Park Lane stands tall but never still. In 1963, when it opened its doors, it was a novelty, a scandal, a sensation ... and a temptation. This Hilton hotel revolutionized British inn keeping. A suite on the ...

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Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong China

Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

The Mandarin is the Hong Kong father of the Mandarin Oriental Group. In Bangkok this "father" merged with "mother" The Oriental Hotel. Here they merged and formed the Mandarin Oriental Group, one of the most successful luxury hotel groups of contempo...

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Metropole (Sofitel Legends)

  "The Metropole is one of the last grand hotels of the so called exotic East. I have returend to the Metropole many times. While researching its history I have - romantically - fallen in love with many elements of its past. I think you...

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Nara Japan

Nara

Opened on 17 October 1909, it is one of the most historic hotels in Japan. It is partially owned by the West Japan Railway Company. The hotel is located on the hillside overlooking Nara Park. It  was founded in 1909 to s...

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Ritz Paris France

Ritz Paris

First of all, obtain your very own and personal copy of Marcel Proust’s A La Recherche du Temps Perdu. Inform reception tha you extend your stay. Sit down in the garden. Breath the air Proust never enjoyed (he was an indoor fanat...

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The Peninsula China

The Peninsula

'I feel like a million dollars!' became the immortal first impression of a lady walking through the corridors of The Peninsula at the inauguration on 11 December 1928. After several delays, The Peninsula was officially opened f...

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The Savoy England

The Savoy

The Savoy has reopened on 10.10.2010 after an extensive renovation. The hotel is back to its great heritage, fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology and certainly fit for the next decade. The two Tonys and Peter, the doormen, still greet yo...

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Le Royal

Le Royal

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

Half Moon

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

Grand Hotel Nuwara Eliya

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

Royal York

Royal York

"When in Toronto, it would be a crime to miss The Royal York. The thriving modern metropolis has grown up around this landmark hotel."Read More

Mena House

Mena House

  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