Hotels tagged with: Raffles

Eastern & Oriental Malaysia

Eastern & Oriental

This is the first of a series of hotels opened and operated by the Sarkies family, who so successfully started running hotels in South East Asia in the second half of the 19 century. While operating this hotel, they ventured to Singapore where they ...

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Grand Hotel d’Angkor Customer

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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Le Royal Cambodia

Le Royal

In 1928, the construction of the Grand Hotel in Phnom Penh was well under way. In late 1923 and early 1924, the construction of a 55-room hotel in Phnom Penh was proposed, with Ernest Hébrard as architect. A visionary planner, he was in part ...

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Raffles Hotel Singapore

Raffles Hotel

Raffles Hotel opened in 1887. Its current dimensions with the elegant main building were reached in 1889/90. Today's lobby was originally designed as the Public Dining Room, surrounded by a Reading Room, a Bar Office and two Private Dini...

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Vier Jahreszeiten Hamburg Germany

Vier Jahreszeiten Hamburg

At the Binnenalster, Hamburgs "city-lake", the second prestigious hotel of the city, one of the most enjoyable retreats of the country. It was here that we launched the third book in the series THE MOST FAMOUS HOTELS IN THE WORLD (1989).

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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 d’Angkor

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...Read More

Grand Hotel Royal (Corinthia Budapest)

Grand Hotel Royal (Corinthia Budapest)

The man with the sign ‘Grand Hotel Royal’ awaits me on the platform at Keleti railway station. He takes my bags and me to the hotel. The...Read More

Ritz Paris

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...Read More

Bristol Vienna

Bristol Vienna

  When you read 'originally opened', you know that there is something special about the opening date(s) of a hotel. Well, the...Read More