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Charles Dickens Hotel

charles dickens hotel

    charles dickens
  • Dickens: English writer whose novels depicted and criticized social injustice (1812-1870)

  • in full Charles John Huffam Dickens   (born Feb. 7, 1812, Portsmouth, Hampshire, Eng.—died June 9, 1870, Gad’s Hill, near Chatham, Kent), British novelist, generally considered the greatest of the Victorian period.

  • Charles John Huffam Dickens (; 7 February 1812 - 9 June 1870) was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and he remains popular, responsible for some of English literature's most iconic characters.

  • A code word representing the letter H, used in radio communication

  • a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services

  • An establishment providing accommodations, meals, and other services for travelers and tourists

  • A hotel is an establishment that provides paid lodging on a short-term basis. The provision of basic accommodation, in times past, consisting only of a room with a bed, a cupboard, a small table and a washstand has largely been replaced by rooms with modern facilities, including en-suite

  • In French contexts an hotel particulier is an urban "private house" of a grand sort. Whereas an ordinary maison was built as part of a row, sharing party walls with the houses on either side and directly fronting on a street, an hotel particulier was often free-standing, and by the eighteenth

Willard Intercontinental Hotel

Willard Intercontinental Hotel

Willard Intercontinental Hotel at 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW in Washington, D.C. The building, designed by Henry Janeway Hardenbergh, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a contriburing property to the Pennsylvania Avenue Historic District.

Famous guests include Julia Ward Howe (author of the "Battle Hymn of the Republic" which was written while staying at the Willard), Abraham Lincoln, John J. Pershing, Martin Luther King, Jr. (he wrote the famous "I Have a Dream" speech in his hotel room), Bob Fosse, P.T. Barnum, Mark Twain, Walt Whitman, General Tom Thumb, Samuel Morse, the Duke of Windsor, Harry Houdini, Gypsy Rose Lee, Gloria Swanson, Emily Dickinson, Jenny Lind, Charles Dickens and Joe Paterno. Every President since Franklin Pierce has either attended events at the Willard or been a guest.

Charles Dickens in Canterbury, Kent

Charles Dickens in Canterbury, Kent

The plaque says: "Sun Hotel, Formerly known as The Little Inn made famous by Charles Dickens in his travels through Kent, Built 1503".

This is now the Cathedral Gate Hotel. Formerly the Sun Hotel, this building now serves as the Cathedral Restaurant and is generally considered more likely to be the "little inn" where Mr. Micawber "put up" on his first visit to Canterbury. It was at the Sun that Mr. and Mrs. Micawber--notwithstanding their chronic impecuniosity--thus entertained David Copperfield: "We had a beautiful little dinner. Quite an elegant dish of fish; the kidney end of a loin of veal roasted; fried sausage-meat; a partridge and a pudding. . . ."

charles dickens hotel

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