81 King Street
St. Augustine Florida
(1899) Is located directly opposite the main entrance to the Ponce de Leon and overlooking the handsome
grounds of the Alcazar. It is artistically furnished, has a handsome foyer and parlor on the main floor. Many of
the guests' chambers are arranged in suites, including a parlor bedroom and bath, are light and with
entrancing views. The proprietor, Mr. Harry W. Wachenhusen, is well known to travelers and tourists. This is
his second year at the Granada and many of last year's guests are again enjoying his hospitality this season,
while others have secured rooms for the near future.
In 1904 H. W. Wachenhusen was the manager of the Granada Hotel. It was open from December to May 15th
and accommodated 150 guests. Rates were $2.50 and upwards per day. Special weekly and monthly rates
were available. It was located at the corner of King and Granada Streets facing the "Alameda." Rooms were
light, airy, and cheerful daintily furnished in white and gold arranged single or en suite with or without private
In 1909 S. Thomas Penna was the proprietor. The hotel rates were $2.50 and up per day. Located on the
famous Alameda, directly opposite the Ponce de Leon and Alcazar hotels. Rooms alcoved, single or en suite,
with and without bath. Special rates by the week and to parties.
The Arcade, the lower front section included shops. In 1913, new owner Abraham S. Mussalem renamed the
building the Alhambra Hotel. A fire destroyed the 73-room hotel in 1954.
|1925 from Stetson University
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