The countdown to Halloween has begun, and so has Count Chiku’s eerie mission to show you the scariest places around the country with his 666 Series . If you missed the first post, head over here for a vampire hunt !
In the second of three hair-raising articles, Count Chiku shows you where to sleep with ghosts – and famous guests – at 6 haunted hotels!
Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel – Los Angeles, CA
The historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel was home to the very first Academy Awards ceremony, and now it is rumored to be home to old Hollywood ghosts! Many visitors have reported spotting a blonde woman in a full-length mirror – the same mirror that used to be in Marilyn Monroe’s poolside suite. Is it Marilyn in the mirror? Head to Hollywood to see for yourself! Continue reading
Round Hill Hotel&Villas
Before magic hands of Ralph Lauren got to the hotel, he was no less famous. The first guests appeared in 1953 and the names of some are known to all: John Kennedy, Paul Newman, Adele Astaire and Clark Gabel. This is a popular place for celebrities not only on the coast of Jamaica, but also in the whole Caribbean region. Now the hotel has 110 rooms, 74 of which are located in private villas, art gallery, 3 meeting rooms, business center, 5 tennis courts, 2 restaurants and 2 bars, children’s center and a huge Spa. Ralph often said that for every action inspire his wife and children, so he always strives to create a cozy ambience in any establishment of the brand (the designer owns a coffee shop on Fifth Avenue in new York and restaurant-boutique in the heart of Saint-Germain, Paris). In the interior complement each other simplicity and luxury concise forms and luxurious materials, advanced technology with ocean views. It is a place where people come to enjoy the benefits of civilization in the solitude with nature. Does happiness need more? Continue reading
In the famous hotels settled and took root beautiful and kind cats
Tradition to contain the cat in the hotel and use her incredible abilities in management (guest relation management) was the first to offer the legendary new York hotel The Algonquin.
The history of the Algonquin pet widely known: the Manager and part-owner Frank Case gave shelter to a stray cat, filling a bowl with warm milk. Since that day the rust kitten drinking milk only from a special champagne flutes, as evidenced by the photos of that time.
For two decades years, the Case has managed to turn The Algonquin Hotel to the centre of literary, musical, and artistic life of new York in the 1920s. Later known hotelier bought the complex on the street 59 W 44th St for $ 1 million (unheard of expensive for those times) and left behind this unusual for a hotel, but a very nice tradition, as the content of cat. Continue reading