1st hotel to offer 24 hour room service


The Waldorf Astoria set a list of global precedents: the first hotel to have electricity on every floor, the first to have en suite baths, and the first to offer 24-hour room service and was the first major hotel in the world to hire women as chefs, beginning in 1931. A rose topped each room service order that went to The Towers.

Started, 1931