The Morris House Hotel sits tucked away on one of Old City’s quiet, charming side streets; one of its greatest charms being that it’s easy to just happen upon this peaceful respite from the historical attractions just a five minute walk away.
When it comes to London hotels, Brown’s is the pick of the literati. Write your novel here and you’re in good company: Stephen King booked a suite to knock out the first chapters of his acclaimed novel “Misery”. That same suite, a room overlooking Albemarle Street, had been where Rudyard Kipling wrote “The Jungle Book”.
Nothing at nhow hotel is preordained. Everything is unexpected, iconic, inspirational, and surprising, from the lobby to the rooms, the restaurants, the corridors, the meeting rooms and the creative spaces. The nhow experience is unique for each guest and has the ‘wow’ factor in common.
A Ritz-Carlton Reserve is a rare estate, set apart from the world, where an unparalleled level of heartfelt care offers a serene escape for the world’s most discerning travelers. Never settling for the ordinary, each Reserve is entirely unique and offers a highly personalized and culturally immersive experience, enabling discovery and transformation.
Thomas Jefferson once said “On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock.” By his own exacting standards, his namesake is a success. The style of The Jefferson style is fresh and contemporary, but its principles – excellent service and dedication to discretion – have held strong for decades.
Hong Kong is a city steeped in rich history and culture. From Taiping rebels in the streets to the cultural boom in the ‘60’s, Hong Kong has seen its fair share of excitement. It’s no wonder that so many Hong Kong hotels in the area reflect their colonial past.
There’s no denying it – at around 1,000 feet from the White House, The Hay Adams Hotel has the most coveted location in Washington. The Hay Adams calls themselves “the nearest you can come to the White House without being invited by the President.”
From throwing TVs out of windows, to cuts and bruises, some of these celebrities just cannot help themselves but get a little too wild in hotels.
From Hemingway to Rowling, these 10 hotels have aided writers in their literary missions.
You’ll be surprised to find out how many tales the glorious Fairmont San Francisco has to tell. Just give you a sampling: Tony Bennett first crooned “I left my heart in San Francisco” in the Venetian Room, Alfred Hitchcock and the Vertigo cast stayed at the hotel during the shoot, William Holden spent way too much time and money at the Cirque bar, and Frank Sinatra always stayed in #262 on the second floor so he wouldn’t have to take the elevator.
The Peninsula New York drips of luxury and old classic New York. But this staple building in New York City was not always known as the extravagant Peninsula as it is today...the story is long and intricate, just waiting to be told.
At the start of the 19th century, each night, six mail coaches would assemble outside the Gloucester Coffee House, an establishment that provided “good soups, dinners, wines and beds”. Located on the corner of Piccadilly and Berkeley Street, this was the coffee house that would later become the Berkeley Hotel. And that's just the beginning of this magnificent hotel's history...
Founded in 1880, the Occidental Hotel quickly became one of the most renowned hotels in Wyoming. Located near the Bozeman Trail at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains, the hotel was visited by many famous people of the Old West as they traveled along the Trail. Early in its existence, the Occidental Wyoming established a reputation for hospitality and fine food.
For decades after its opening in 1900, fresh-faced young soldiers by the thousands said goodbye to loved ones in the warmth and grandeur of Union Station, duffle bags slung over proud shoulders, stepping onto waiting trains that barreled toward an unknown future on foreign soil.
The Chateau, as Angelenos refer to the hotels’ name, has been a hot spot for many celebrity stories from James Dean jumping through the roof of Bungalow Number Two while auditioning for a film to Billy Idol trashing his room because the French fries that he ordered came with truffle oil poured over them rather than on the side as he had requested.
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