This historic landmark hotel has always been an attraction for the elite and the famous including Rudyard Kipling, Mark Twain, Lady Astor, Lloyd George, Enrico Caruso, Anna Pavlova, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and countless other celebrities. Other hotel feaures are: fitness and spa facilities and services, laundry service (fee), multilingual staff, concierge service, beauty salon, Business Center and valet service.
- The guestrooms are medium in size and offer deluxe accommodations. All rooms are tastefully furnished and elegantly appointed to combine Edwardian charm with contemporary luxury and convenience. Each of the 298 guest rooms and suites offer 24-hour room service, separate bath and shower stall, bathrobes and slippers, in-room movies, complimentary newspaper, iron/ironing board, plasma television, voicemail, hairdryer, alarm clock mini-bar, in-room safe, in-room fax machine and many other modern amenities.
- The historic restaurant/cafe serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and after theater meals in elegant surroundings. The hotel's bar is a great place for light meals and a friendly drink. Guests can also enjoy a cup of traditional English afternoon tea in the lobby lounge.
- This is a traditional, high-rise, elegant structure, completed in French Renaissance style using terracotta trimmings. It was the first building to use the patented automatic elevator for carrying bricks and the city's first fireproof hotel.
- The lobby is large and elegantly furnished, including massive marble columns and a ceiling that allows natural light through the skylight and into the lobby.