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Raffles Hotel

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Raffles Hotel is a colonial­ style hotel in Singapore. It is located at 1 Beach Road Singapore. It was established by two Armenian brothers from Persia. They are Martin and Tigran Sarkies. It was established in the year of 1887. In the later years Martin and Tigran Sarkies were joined by younger brothers Aviet, Arshak and kinsman Martyrose Arathoon. With their innovative cuisine and extensive modernisations, they firmly built the hotel into Singapore's best known icon. It was named after Stamford Raffles, the founder of modern Singapore. The hotel was noted for accepting guests of all races. Many tourists who visits Singapore will stay in book to stay in that hotel. Not only tourists but even some Singaporeans. The hotel continued to expand over the years with the addition of wings, a verandah, a ballroom, a bar and a billiards room, and further buildings and rooms. 

The Great Depression spelled trouble for Raffles Hotel and, in 1931, the hotel went into receivership. In 1933, the financial troubles were resolved and a public company called Raffles Hotel Ltd was established. The legendary Raffles Hotel, established in 1887, is a complex of picturesque, white colonial­style structures featuring terra cotta tile roofs. Notable guests have included Rudyard Kipling, Charlie Chaplin and Michael Jackson. Therefore, Raffles Hotel, is one of the famous hotel in Singapore.