"Where to Stop.": A Guide to the Best Hotels of the World (Google eBook)

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Moses King
1894
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Page 1 - No, sir, there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn.
Page 2 - Whoe'er has travell'd life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, May sigh to think he still has found The warmest: welcome at an inn.
Page 67 - THIS MAGNIFICENT HOTEL, SITUATED IN NORTHUMBERLAND AVENUE AND WHITEHALL PLACE, is ARRANGED AND FURNISHED TO AFFORD RESIDENTS EVERY POSSIBLE CONVENIENCE AND COMFORT. IN ADDITION TO A LARGE NUMBER OF SINGLE AND DOUBLE BED-ROOMS, THERE ARE ELEGANT SUITES OF PRIVATE APARTMENTS. THE POSITION is CENTRAL, THE ARRANGEMENTS ARE COMPLETE, THE PUBLIC ROOMS ARE MAGNIFICENT, AND THE CHARGES ARE MODERATE.
Page 104 - Large Reading Room with all European Newspapers. Post and Telegraph Office. Baths. Excellent Guides, and all languages spoken. By the same Proprietor is kept the Hotel Belle Vue just opposite the Hotel de France.
Page 57 - APARTMENTS. Handsome Reception, Dining, Reading, Billiard and Smoking Rooms, all on the Ground Floor. Ornamental Grounds of Five Acres. The finest Private Marine Esplanade in the Kingdom. Eight Lawn Tennis Courts. Table d'Hote Dinner, at separate tables, from 6 to 8 o'clock. There is attached to the Hotel one of the Largest Swimming Baths in England, the temperature of which is regulated according to the season; also Private Hot and Cold Sea and Fresh Water Baths, Douche, Shower, &o.
Page 4 - Hotel, which has recently been erected 1 from designs by Mr. MARSHALL MACKENZIE, ARSA, occupies the finest central situation in the city, and is sufficiently removed from Street and Railway traffic to secure complete quiet. In convenience of arrangement, perfect appointments, luxury, and real comfort, it ranks with the first establishments in the Kingdom. The Cuisine is of the most refined description.
Page 60 - Wales, HRH the Duke of Connaught, by the Royal Families of France and Belgium, &c., &c., the Nobility and Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, and leading American Families.
Page 120 - WHOLE YEAR. THIS First Class Hotel, one of the finest in Switzerland, is charmingly situated in a large and beautiful Park. It is the only Hotel with a Lift at Vevey. Own Landing Stage Harbour for Steamers and Yachts. Hydropathy. ' Swimming
Page 84 - Madison Square, New- York. THE LARGEST, BEST APPOINTED AND MOST LIBERALLY MANAGED HOTEL IN THE CITY, WITH THE MOST CENTRAL AND DELIGHTFUL LOCATION. HITCHCOCK, DARLING & CO...
Page 125 - Franconia Notch, in which the Profile House is located, is a pass about five miles in extent, between the western wall of Lafayette and Mount Cannon. Starr King says : '' The narrow district thus enclosed contains more objects of interest to the mass of travellers than any other region of equal extent within the usual compass of the White Mountain tour. In the way of rock-sculpture and waterfalls, it is a huge museum of curiosities. There is no spot usually visited in any of the valleys where the...

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