The Bents’ Hotels

The Grand Royal, Aden, in the Bents’ day l’Hôtel de l’Europe

The Bents patronised a catalogue of hotels and other establishments during their twenty years of explorations to the Mediterranean, Middle East, and Africa, from 1880 to 1900 (see the interactive maps on this site for additional info!).

 

 

**Coming next!  “Reynolds Hotel”, Karachi (now “The Bristol”)**

The following blog posts investigate just some of those establishments:

Among the hotels, khans and caravanserais to follow are:

1883: November – Hôtel des Etrangers, Athens

1883: December – Hôtel d’Angleterre, Ermoupolis, Syros

1884: April – Hotel St. George, Corfu

1884: April – Hotel Brun, Bologna

1885: January – Hôtel de Genève, Marseilles

1885: January – Hotel Royal, Cairo

1885: April – Hôtel d’Angleterre, Ermoupolis, Syros

1886: February – Hôtel de Byzance, Constantinople

1886: February – Hôtel d’Égypte. Smyrna

1886: May – Hôtel des Etrangers, Athens.

1887: February – Hôtel des Etrangers, Athens

1887: February – Hôtel de France, Volo

1887: February – Hotel Trikále, Thessaloniki

1887: May – Hôtel d’Europe, Vranya

1888: January – Station Hotel, Marseilles

1888: January – Hôtel de Byzance, Istanbul

1888: February – Hôtel d’Anatolie, Broussa.

1888: February – Hotel Aigyptos, Ermoupolis, Syros

1888: April – Hôtel de Byzance, Istanbul

1888: April – Hôtel Gennik, Adrianople

1888: April – Hotel Bulgaria, Sofia

1888: May – Central Hotel, Berlin

1889: January – Reynold’s Hotel, Karachi

1889: May – Hotel London, Erivan, Armenian

1889: May – Hotel Koukas, Tiflis, Georgia

1889: June – Hôtel de l’Europe, Vladikavkas, Russia

1889: June, Hôtel de l’Europe, Warsaw

1890: January – Hôtel St. Gothard, Lucerne

1890: January – Aquila d’Oro, Rimini

1890: January – H. della Pau, Ancona

1890: January – Hôtel des Etrangers, Athens

1891: February – Royal Hotel, Cape Town

1891: February – Queen’s Hotel, Kimberley

1891: March – Vryburg Hotel, Vryburg

1891: November – Royal Hotel, Durban

1893: December – Hôtel de l’Univers, Aden

1894: March – Hôtel du Louvre and de la Paix, Marseilles

1895: December – Hôtel du Nord, Milan

1895: December – Hôtel Danielli, Venice

1895: December – Hôtel de France, Port Said

1895: December – Hôtel d’Orient, Suez

1896: March – Grand Hotel, Athens

1896: November – Station Hotel, Marseilles

1896: December – Hôtel de l’Europe, Aden