< ITALY | SANREMO: Grand Hotel & Des Anglais
Located next to the Sanremo Casino overlooking the Ligurian sea, Grand Hotel & Des Anglais is a classical hotel of La Belle Époque era. It
was built in 1888 by Giuseppe Conio, manufacturer of Sanremo who made his fortune in England. The hotel was designed by the architect Giulio Franco Gilli, which
modeled on the English taste because customers in those years was beginning to discover the Riviera dei Fiori.
Throughout its history, the hotel has had famous guests like the protagonists of the Conference of Peace of San Remo in 1920, where the hotel was home to the entire Italian delegation, the President of the Council: Francesco Saverio Nitti, together with the French statesman Alexandre Millerand and English Lloyd George. The hotel was chosen because it guaranteed its guests security, tranquility, privacy over the splendid view over the Sanremo sea.
Grand Hotel & Des Anglais also welcomed a British statesman Sir Winston Churchill, Gabriele D’Annunzio, the poet Trilussa, Guglielmo Marconi and many more.
During the years, this historical hotel has conserved the characteristics and atmosphere of the past.
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