Zagreb’s Hotel Regent Esplanade in Chicago Tribune
At the article page, there is also a nice 2 minutes video that introduces to the readers the Hotel as well as Croatian capital Zagreb.
below is an extract from the article :
“The Regent Esplanade brought glamor and elegance to Zagreb in 1925 when it opened to cater to passengers of the famed Orient Express train route between Paris and Constantinople. Today the Esplanade offers a luxurious gateway to one of Central Europe’s hottest destinations—Croatia.
The gleaming black and white marble lobby and its glowing brass trim make it easy to envision Orson Welles, Maria Callas or Pablo Casals (all of whom were regular guests) striding through the doors while one of their entourage rushed to the mahogany reception desk. Vintage photos of the Orient Express and its passengers line the hallways on the upper floors.
A two-year renovation project completed in 2004 successfully married the vintage opulence with the modern amenities required of a first-class hotel in the 21st Century, such as Wi-Fi Internet access in every room and a fully equipped business center. There also is a compact, but very usable health club that offers massages, facial treatments, sauna and fitness equipment…”
Read the whole article and watch the video at this link + read about Zagreb and about Hotels in Croatia
The Regent Esplanade, Mihanoviceva 1, Zagreb, Croatia – www.regenthotels.com