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Beverly Hills Hotel marks 100 years of swank
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In a new film timed to the anniversary celebration, directed by Chuck Workman, Michael Douglas mused about the hotel’s nostalgic appeal to both celebs and those without Hollywood ties.
“I’ve been going to the Beverly Hills Hotel for over half of its life. You feel timeless,” said the actor. “There’s a thoughtfulness that makes you feel like you’re coming home. It could be 50 years ago, except of course for the cell phones.
If You Go …
BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL: 9641 Sunset Blvd., Beverly Hills, Calif.; http://www.beverlyhillshotel.com/ or 310-276-2251. Nightly rates start at $500. Packages for the June 15-17 anniversary benefit weekend, $7,500 to $15,000. Robert Anderson’s book: “The Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows _ The First 100 Years,” $100, http://www.thebeverlyhillscollection.com.
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