Peninsula Hotel (1950s-1960s)


Peninsula Hotel (1950s-1960s)

Leo Gaddi (in white) was general manager, 1948-1960
Marco Polo restaurant, once a jewel of Peninsula, closed in 1968
Overhead fans and chandeliers in the lobby were replaced by air conditioning and concealed lighting in 1965
Peninsula in the early 1960s
Peter Gautschi succeeded Leo Gaddi as general manager in 1960
The 90-room Peninsula Court, opened in 1957, also housed the Marco Polo restaurant
The Verandah in 1965
A selection of rooms and suites in the 1960s
A selection of rooms and suites in the 1960s
A selection of rooms and suites in the 1960s
Aerial view of Peninsula in the 1960s
Airline counters took over west side of hotel lobby in the 1950s
Arriving Peninsula is always a grand occasion
Ascot Chang (right) and brother Johnny (left) with Kirk Douglas in Ascot Chang shop at Peninsula, 1963
Famous shirtmaker Ascot Chang opened its Peninsula branch in 1963
French food and formality prevailed in The Verandah in the late 1960s
Gaddi
Guest room in the 1960s, decorated with a Scandinavian touch
Horace Kadoorie at the opening of Marco Polo restaurant in 1957
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