02 Dec '11, 9pm

The inns and outs of hotel life: It surprises people, then, to learn that where I would most like to be is often...

IF YOU travel a lot, friends are understandably curious to learn where somebody fortunate enough to have visited a fair number of places would voluntarily go if given the chance. It surprises people, then, to learn that where I would most like to be is often a great hotel. Over the course of three decades I have put up in rat holes and sojourned in five-star hotels whose names fall on the ear like music: Claridge's, Halekulani, Raffles, Grand Hotel d'Angkor. Most typically I have been in the latter class of lodgings on someone else's dime. I am in such a place now, propped up in bed on a high floor of the Sunset Tower in Los Angeles. I am in what has become, after several visits, my regular room in this Art Deco tower ... a place where John Wayne once kept a cow on a terrace and Jim Morrison once tossed a television out a window into the pool. The ghosts are long gone now....

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