This new addition to Assouline's Hotel Stories series reveals the riveting and untold stories behind some of the world's most luxurious and exotic hotels. Over 80 hotels are featured, from New York City to Buenos Aires, Dubai to Phuket, no region of the world is left uncovered. Take a journey through time and read about the lavish party Prince Rainier of Monaco and Grace Kelly hosted at the Castillo Hotel Son Vidal in Spain, or the many artists and writers who stayed at the Hotel Danieli in Venice, or how the uber-modern Marques de Riscal in Elciego, Spain, designed by Frank Gehry, came to be located in the sleepy hills of Basque wine country.
From royalty to celebrity to the beautiful and luxurious surroundings, The Luxury Collection Hotel Stories explores the ins and outs of these legendary hotels. Brimming with beautiful imagery, it is a mud-have for travel and history enthusiasts alike.
"Entering a hotel is an adventure in itself."
- Francisca Matteoli