Architect : Louis XIV (commissioner)
Locality : Paris
Country : France
Building style : Baroque
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One of the most prestigious and luxurious hotels in the world, Hôtel Ritz Paris, is located at Place Vendôme. The hotel became a favourite of many of the world’s wealthiest people like Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Marcel Proust, Rudolph Valentino, Charlie Chaplin, Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Jean-Paul Sartre, Elton John and Coco Chanel, who lived in the hotel more than 30 years. Mohamed Al-Fayed owns the hotel. From this hotel started the fatal journey of his son Dodi Al-Fayed and Princess Diana, which led to their death.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H%C3%B4tel_Ritz_Paris (April 13, 2011).
http://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/H%C3%B4tel_Ritz_Paris (April 13, 2011).
Ed. and transl. Katriina Puputti