What makes The Savoy different from other hotels?

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Historic and glamorous, The Savoy sets itself apart from other hotels in London with its bold trailblazing history, Old Hollywood roster and embrace of classic style. Built in 1889, the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel immediately catered to the upper echelons of the well-heeled set by being the first in the city to offer electricity, elevators, air conditioning and even the first celebrity chef, Auguste Escoffier. Guests who have graced its corridors include Queen Elizabeth, Claude Monet, Charlie Chaplin, Fred Astaire, Audrey Hepburn, Babe Ruth and Bob Dylan, who filmed one of his music videos behind the hotel. To clinch its singularity among other hotels, the London hotel sits at the end of the only street in the city where vehicles drive on the right.

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