30 Sep '17, 12am

Frankfurt's Storied Urban Retreat, The Villa Kennedy, a Rocco Forte Hotel

Located amongst the tiny riverside mansions, Villa Kennedy, a Rocco Forte hotel, was built at the turn of the century by one of Frankfurt's well-to-do aristocrats, when Germany was at the height of its imperial empire. From afar, it appears as an exquisite estate with Gothic and Renaissance design elements, an ornate facade, steep slate roof and castle-like turrets. The hotel, as the street of its address, was renamed Villa Kennedy after the 1963 Frankfurt visit of then President John F. Kennedy and his tragic death a short time thereafter.

Full article: http://www.justluxe.com/travel/hotel/feature-1966789.php

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