This intriguing device attracts attention from many hotel guests. The elegantly simple device was operated with electricity generated by The Carrington’s very own Power Station.
The Carrington Hotel’s remarkable ‘antiquated’ lift remains in operation to this day and is a fascinating piece of history. The lift was manufactured and installed by the Otis Elevator Company […]
Manufactured by Heiron & Smith, clues indicate it was most likely installed at The Carrington around 1910.
Often providing a stunning backdrop, The Carrington Hotel is renowned for beautiful, intricate stained glass. From the splendid Art Nouveau façade installed by Sir James Joynton-Smith in 1912, to the pretty stained-glass windows in many guestrooms.
Originating in 19th century France, the chair’s design allowed for discreet conversation… or indiscreet gossip. Napoleon Bonaparte had tete-a-tete chairs placed around the Louvre to encourage both revelations and eavesdropping. The […]