Celebrity

The Astor House Hotel is a distinguished gathering place for both Chinese and foreign political figures, as well as well-known celebrities. Dignitaries such as Albert Einstein, Charlie Chaplin, Russell, and Zhou Enlai, have all stayed at this hotel. The Astor House Hotel is a place where Chinese culture and western civilization converged. The first electric lamp, the first telephone, the first semi-sound film, and the first Western-style social dance all made their debut in China at the Astor House Hotel.

  • Charlie Chaplin
     1931 and 1936, Charlie Chaplin. Room.404
  • Einstein
    1922, Einstein. Room.304
  • English philosopher Bertrand Russell
    1920, English philosopher Bertrand Russell. Room.310
  • American President Grant
    1897, former American President Grant. Room.410
  • Italian scientist Guglielmo Marchese Marconi
    In 1933, Famous Italian scientist Guglielmo Marchese Marconi stayed in Astor House Hotel. Room.8103
  • American author MR.&MRS
    In 1931, Famous American author MR.&MRS. Edgar Snow stayed in Astor House Hotel. Room.303