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Excelsior House


category : Historic Hotels
19th-century hotel numbered among its guests Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, Jay Gould and Oscar Wilde. Guest rooms feature period furnishings of maple, cherry and mahogany and include marble-topped dressers, button and spool beds, many from original furnishings when hotel opened in the late 1850s.


Admission: Tour fee.
Hours: Daily daily for tours 1 and 2 p.m
Address: 211 W. Austin St.

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