Europe / Austria / Vienna
“The Hotel Imperial in Vienna, Austria, wishes you a pleasant morning and a wonderful day!” the little breakfast newspaper announces. On the following pages the weather preview, followed by the music and cultu...
This growing log explains the origins of names of hotels, frequently used in history. We are constantly expanding this list and you are invited to share your knowledge, or ask questions at [email protected]
All entries are in alpahbetical...
By Thomas Cane
Before the Third Reich crumbled, a visit from Adolf Hitler was a great honour for hotels in many parts of Europe, which would get decked out in Nazi flags and swastikas for the occasion. But which ones did the Führer like best? A...
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
Happiness is made to be shared, knew the great French dramatist Jean Baptiste Racine (†1699).
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