Few Victorian hotel kept their romance and beauty, drawing admiration, such as California Hotel Del Coronado, Grand makintsynski Michigan and Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Michigan, relatively similar, each is unique.
Located on the western end of the bay of San Diego, Del Coronado with & # 39 is a landmark Coronado Island, a magical area that occupies more than 30 acres of beautiful ocean. And starting this month, look for the giant gold ribbon to tie around the signature red of the tower of the hotel in celebration of its 125th anniversary!
Built in 1888, the hotel – Castle Victorian era. When it was built, del Coronado was the largest building in America outside of New York, which was electric. Sam Thomas Edison came to take responsibility for the introduction of incandescent lamps.
The locals call "The Del" hotel, steeped in history, which takes presidents, princes and Hollywood legend. Author L. Frank Baum called the house "Del" by writing "The Wizard of Oz," based on the projects of the Emerald City.
Del Coronado hotel is often used as a backdrop for film and television. Although the film was shot on the island Machynak in Michigan, many who read this book, it is said that "The Del" became the inspiration for the classic romantic movie "Somewhere in Time " starring Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour,.
Island Makintsyn called "summer place in America," but the "Grand Hotel" was built in 1887. If del Coronado – Castle Victorian grand hotel – it is a palace of the Victorian era. Patrabavavshy only four months to build, he survived the season more than 125 years.
The 385-room Grand claims to be the world's longest porch. Porch 660-foot-long stretches the entire length of the building and through the summer cocktail before dinner is served on the porch. Indeed the hotel in all respects gorgeous. Even its location, above the rest of the island Makinats with a great view.
Upon arrival to the island by ferry Makinats visitors find themselves wrapped up in a different time and place. Since the road cars are banned, cars that stretch on horseback, waiting for passengers when they disembark. horse prevalent in the video. As Del Coronado, "Grand Hotel" also visited the presidents and world famous zabavlyalniki.
The hotel has received the cinematic fame when the movie "Somewhere in Time" was filmed in the 1980s. Although in the film, Christopher Reeve arrived behind the wheel of a sports car, thanks to Hollywood scripts. "Somewhere in time, "many see as a romantic cult classics.
In contrast to the island on the island Makinats Zhekil permitted road cars, but the island is rich in untouched natural wonders, which include beautiful oak trees draped with Spanish moss.
While Club Victorian hotel, built in 1888, has a lot of charm, the study door is satisfied as the beach and the sea forest. Beaches and forest on the island is protected by a broad expansion of the State of Georgia.
Zhekil island was first developed in the late 1800s, the highest millionaires in America, who wanted their own place for winter loneliness. During the Second World War, the island was closed by the federal government for security reasons. After the war, the descendants of the first seven & # 39; ads millionaires were no longer interested in returning.
In recent years the club has been restored to the former stylishness, demonstrating artistic window glass windows and decorated with woodwork. Neither palace nor the castle, this is a great tower, which is famous here. Victorian circulation dominates in public areas of the hotel club "Jekyll Island" – a place to register only for the richest in America.
Do not let any of the hotels of the 19th century to create the impression that they are old. The leisurely pace of the past merges and meets all the comforts of modern times, to make a visit to one of these hotels memorable, whether it's night or just have dinner, provided visitors exceptional accommodation. For the romantics, who are in one of these hotels, it's like a fairy tale.