Trump’s folly: The House that Donald Built

The attempts to infuse one of Washington’s historic buildings with large doses of US president Donald Trump’s in-your-face brand of bling have been less than successful

12th November, 2017
The dark night rises: the Trump International Hotel at night

When a hotel booking site lists “toilet paper” among the list of amenities provided at a five-star hotel, it might be construed as a warning sign. All the more so if the hotel is none other than the Trump International Hotel, which boasts one of the most prestigious addresses in Washington DC – after the White House. With rooms ranging between $500 and $6,500 a night, excluding the 14.8 per cent occupancy tax, you’d imagine...

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