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Encyclopedia > Beverly Hills Hotel

The Beverly Hills Hotel is a hotel on Sunset Blvd in Beverly Hills, CA. It was opened on May 12, 1912 and started by Margaret J. Anderson and her son, Stanley S. Anderson. Since the city's inception, it has been a central meeting place for residents. Sunset Boulevard is a street in the western part of Los Angeles County, California, that stretches from Figueroa Street in downtown Los Angeles to the Pacific Coast Highway at the Pacific Ocean in the Pacific Palisades. ... For other uses, see: Beverly Hills (disambiguation). ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 3rd 410,000 km² 402. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ...

The hotel is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and is currently managed and owned by the Dorchester Group. The Dorechester Group is a collection of five luxury hotels in the United Kingdom, the United States, France, and Italy and was organized in 1996 to manage the hotel interests of the Brunei Investment Agency.

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Svend Petersen, the pool manager at the hotel for 42 years has become a Hotel Ambassador as of 2002. He is a symbol of days gone by, Old Hollywood. He opened up the pool after hours for the Beatles and it was him that taught Faye Dunaway to swim a freestyle crawl in "Mommy Dearest" in which she won the Academy Award. A celebrity in his own right, he is that 'something' that other five star hotels do not have.



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