Revealing the myths and mystery behind legendary hotels and their famous guests, Hotel Stories transports you to the most talked-about haunts across the globe: Greta Garbo was "born" in a Berlin palace; "James Bond" was created in a house in Jamaica; Al Capone lived his last days in a hotel in Miami; Frida Kahlo escaped with Leon Trotsky to a hacienda in the Mexican countryside. Throughout the world, mansions, domains, palaces and haciendas have been transformed into hotels where magic and history float in the air. From Rome to Hong Kong, Nairobi, Chile and Mexico, stories of incredible adventures, unsolved mysteries, political intrigues, film shoots and illicit liaisons are collected in this colorful book. Travel the world from your couch, or use the detailed hotel guide information provided to go see the rooms for yourself. Either way, Hotel Stories is a trip you will never forget.