• Short Summary

    London's latest tower is the Hilton Hotel in Park Lane. It's a bold thirty-storey building,?

  • Description

    London's latest tower is the Hilton Hotel in Park Lane. It's a bold thirty-storey building, 328 ft. high, and shaped like the letter Y over a wide bas which covers exactly one acre. Poised between Hyde Park and Mayfair, it's the last word in cosmopolitan elegance and comfort.

    The public rooms are grouped around the large, luxurious lobby, with its marble floor and string of smart shops. International though the Hilton is, two of its public rooms pay tribute to the local scene. The London Tavern, which has a rotisserie and an oyster bar, took its inspiration from the traditional English Inn.

    St. George's Bar, deeply rooted in the English tradition, has an impressive snack counter and Victorian-style etched mirrors.

    From the lobby a double staircase leads to an indoor patio where guests will take their afternoon tea or cocktails.

    Nearby the International Restaurant lives up to its name. Thanks to ingenious methods the decor can be completely changed to suggest the atmosphere of different countries and climates. Of course the menus will be switched accordingly from one national cuisine to another.

    One of the Hilton's main attraction will be the vast

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3MQ866N2JXW9XH0R7Z9BOOH95
    Media URN:
    VLVA3MQ866N2JXW9XH0R7Z9BOOH95
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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