The hotel was built in 1925 and at that time was famous for being the largest hotel in the world. In 2009 it was renovated for $170 million to bring it back to its original 1920’s glamour. Sit down in the lobby lounge, soak up the ambience and have a drink; they have afternoon tea in the lobby lounge from 2-4pm daily.
Did you know that the chocolate brownie was invented at the Palmer Hotel? In it’s early days, one of the hotel chefs was asked to create a treat that was like cake but smaller and could be eaten from boxed lunches. The first brownies were made with an apricot glaze and walnuts and are still being made at the hotel from the original recipe.