The legendary Berlin hotel “Adlon”.
In front of the Brandenburg gate in the immediate vicinity of the Reichstag, is the most famous hotel of Berlin. For many years the hotel was visited by eminent royalty, leading politicians and aristocrats from around the world. Once it stopped such people as Marlene Dietrich, albert Einstein and Charlie Chaplin.
Marilyn Monroe? in Alone
The hotel Adlon Kempinski is located in the historical heart of Berlin, on the spot, once dividing it into West and East, the hotel looks at the famous Brandenburg gate and the Reichstag building, as well as the magical beauty of Unter den Linden. Also among interesting objects nearby: Potsdamer Platz and Gendarmenmarkt.
In may 1945 Alone hosted spontaneous “officer’s ball”, dedicated to the victory day. In the cellars of Aglona kept an impressive inventory of wines that have become the prey of the victors. Adlon successfully withstood the assault of Berlin, but the test, “Feast”, he could not bear. On the night of May 2, 1945 in the wine cellars of the hotel has started a fire that led to the complete destruction and oblivion.
It was only after the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989, it became possible to resurrect and build a new Adlon at the same place. After ninety years of poliocretes “old” and Adlon’, “new”, the hotel again became the main meeting place in the German capital….
Adlon in 20 years, and 2 thousandths.
Bedroom and a table with views of the Brandenburg gate.
Its doors “Adlon” was opened in the autumn of 1907. The opening was very successful.
The status of “legendary” hotel has already received at the time of its opening. Such a reputation was the reason that the German aristocracy left their winter residence and gathered in the “Adlon” in order to spend the winter in his room. In “Adlon” hotel was a popular spot even the German Emperor Wilhelm II. Golden age hotel Adlon — 20-ies of the 20th century.
The number of wealthy Americans wishing to book a room at the hotel has declined steadily. (During the Second world war the hotel was destroyed, a new hotel “Adlon” appeared in Berlin in 1997).