From our windows in our suite we had a wonderful view of the city. Around the hotel a small golf course is laid out for patrons. The large white house partially hidden by the date palm is the home of Gillette, the safety razor king.
The hotel was alive with the great and not so great in aviation. There I met Amelia Earhart, Capt. Frank Hawks, Major Allen formerly of the Army and now with Standard Oil. and many others.