London Ritz since 1906 HOTELS

London Ritz since 1906

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Cesar and Marie Ritz opened the London 'Ritz' after Savoy disaster

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Carte, Richard D’Oyly PERSONALITIES

Carte, Richard D’Oyly

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Richard Carte – D’Oyly was his middle name – was born in London’s Soho on 3 May 1844, The entrepreneur built The Savoy Hotel, L...

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César Ritz (2) PERSONALITIES

César Ritz (2)

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In the late 1880s, London's new hotel The Savoy was the most important stepping stone in Ritz’s magnificent career. Here he met the B...

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Artist: Oskar Kokoschka at The Savoy PERSONALITIES

Artist: Oskar Kokoschka at The Savoy

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Austrian painter Oskar Kokoschka spent considerable time in London at The Savoy, where he created some of his most famous London works.

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Writers at Hotels: Oscar Wilde PERSONALITIES

Writers at Hotels: Oscar Wilde

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Wilde scorned the idea of plumbed-in washstands with running cold and hot water at the Savoy: ‘What is it good for? If I want hot wat...

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Adelina Patti at Hotels

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