The interior design of this grand hotel, built in 1867, resembles that of a stately home. Dutch Delft lamps complement Oriental rugs and a warm colour scheme throughout. It is not surprising that the hotel is popular with royalty and celebrities. It offers highly attentive service and the Michelin-starred restaurant, La Rive, which serves an extensive menu of top-notch international cuisine. The air-conditioned property comprises a total of 79 guest rooms and offers a wide range of amenities including a lobby with 24-hour check out, lift access, conference facilities, Internet access and room service.The rooms come equipped with everything guests might need for a comfortable, enjoyable stay. The marble bathrooms are fitted with a bathtub, a separate toilet and separate shower stall, featuring a giant, gushing shower head, designed to simulate the soothing effect of a natural waterfall. In addition to this, guests are provided with a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, a satellite/cable television, a hi-fi system, Internet access, a safe and a minibar.