American financier, a great grandson of
John Jacob Astor. He built part of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel
in New York. Astor drowned with the Titanic.
American queen of the silver screen.
MR. & MRS. SALVADOR DALI
Surrealistic Spanish artist.
Once the tallest building in the area when Astor broke ground to build the $5.5 million hotel with glorious ornate ceilings, marble floors, crystal chandeliers, antique tapestries, oriental rugs, and antique King Louis XV furniture. The hotel boasted the first central vacuum system. Originally, the library of 3,000 leather-bound gold-tooled books, included a librarian.
Spacious rooms, each with their own sitting area. Traditional elegance found only in the most gracious residences, decorated with understated tones. Bathrooms feature black and white marble, brass fixtures, and elegant bath accessories.
English style hall butlers on 24 hour service. Health club, bar, lounge and fine restaurant with exquisite cuisine.
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