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The founder of the original Hotel Adlon was Lorenz Adlon, the son of a shoemaker and an apprentice carpenter, who dreamed of one day opening one of the most luxurious hotels in the world. In 1907, his dream became a reality and within a short time, the Hotel Adlon was the place to see and be seen. The nobility gave up their winter residences to live at the Hotel Adlon and it became the hotel of choice for visiting royalty and international celebrities. Following the war, the original hotel was renovated and for a time thrived until it was torn down in 1984. The rebirth of the Hotel Adlon coincided with the rebirth of the Federal Republic of Germany in 1997, echoing the original dream of Lorenz Adlon as one of the Leading Hotels of the World. Travel & Leisure magazine cites Hotel Adlon as one of the World's Best Hotels. The Condé Nast Gold List praises all aspects of the hotel. In 2007, the historic Hotel Adlon celebrates its 100th birthday and “new” Hotel Adlon Kempinski celebrates its 10th birthday. Join the celebration.
Between business and sightseeing, rejuvenate in luxury in a spacious guestroom or suite with the largest and most lavish marble and granite bathrooms in
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|