St Regis Grand Hotel Rome
We are proud to present our brand new edition, ST. REGIS (GRAND HOTEL) ROME.
ST. REGIS GRAND HOTEL ROME
In 1894 César Ritz opened the Grand Hotel as the most elegant hotel of Italy.
Auguste Escoffier was its first chef. Diplomats, heads of stateand royalty shared tables at lavish banquets and occupied itssplendidly appointed suites and rooms. Lina Cavalieri, a flower girlworking there, became one of the greatest opera stars of her days. TheKing of Spain spent the last years of his life in his suite there. In1945, the seeds of modern Italy were sown at the Grand Hotel.
Fiat tycoon Giovanni Agnelli maintained a year round apartment and thestars of Hollywood enjoy it as their preferred retreat in the eternalcity. In short: the St Regis is one of the cultural, social, economicaland political revolving points of Italy.
This is the book.
The foundation of St. Regis - John Jacob Astor, the richest man who died on the Titanic.
All Roads lead to Rome: - read the second chapter of the book