The hotel is located in a historic XIV century, previously owned by the family of the rulers of Verona Scaligeri. In recent years, was carried out an intensive renovation of the building, which were renovated and refurbished rooms and other rooms. With distinctive style and sophisticated elegance, the hotel enjoys a deserved international fame due to the good service and the beauty of the interior. As it was for centuries, the hotel Due Torri Hotel Baglioni continues to serve as a second home for many well-known figures of culture, politics, art.
In 1674 the building was first used as a house for guests, and in 1882 was established here at Grand Hotel Imperiale. In my time here lived such famous people as Mozart, Goethe, the Austrian Archduke Maximilian, king of Naples Ferdinand IV, king of Spain, Charles IV, the Emperor of Austria Franz I, Giuseppe Garibaldi. There were important historical events: the coronation for the French throne who was in exile of Louis XVII, Vilafrancada the signing of the peace Treaty between Napoleon III and king Victor-Emmanuel II, Archduke Ranieri of Austria and the Marshal was about to fall. Continue reading
Luxury hotels and resorts under Sunny skies. Designer furniture, expensive restaurants and rich tourists, splashing in the ocean. But all that can change very quickly, becoming a decaying squalor.
War, weather, financial crises and man-made disasters killed many tourist palaces. Here are some of the most famous hotels empty.
Sheraton Rarotonga, cook Islands
It’s an empty building located on the coastal line of the island of Rarotonga, is still shown on Google Maps though she never had visitors.
200 rooms with tiled floors, Jacuzzi, air-conditioning, carpets and luxury furnishings, never opened its doors. Wealth pilfered long ago and the building now hiding the homeless and a local gang. Continue reading
There are plenty of places where important historical events. And among these places there are hotels, which was signed historical documents, created the world famous literary works, written pattern, in General, there was a History of the human race.
So, our current rating on historical hotels.
1. Ritz Paris 5* (Paris , France )
In the early nineteenth century architect Charles Ili was rebuilt to a hotel in one of the houses. Ritz was the first hotel in the world, each room of which was fitted with a bath. The kitchen at the hotel answered the legendary chef Auguste Escoffier.
At various times it has welcomed such celebrities as Edward VII, Reza Shah Pahlavi, Charlie Chaplin, Greta Garbo, Frederic Chopin, Scott Fitzgerald, Marlene Dietrich and sir Elton John. In honor of some well-known guests have been named the most luxurious rooms. The hotel bar is actually the name of one of the regulars at the Ritz – Ernest Hemingway. It is here held its last night of Princess Diana and Coco Chanel lived at the Ritz for 30 years and died in this hotel. Continue reading