VIP Guests

Since the hotel opened in 1974, it has accommodated a number of renowned political and other personalities, including:
- Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, former Shah of Iran
- Leonid Brezhnev, former Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union
- Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, former United Nations Secretary-General
- Giulio Andreotti, former Prime Minister of Italy
- Mikhail Gorbachev, former President of the Soviet Union
- François Mitterrand, former President of France
- Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
- John Major, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
- Lech Wałęsa, former President of Poland
- Boris Yeltsin, former President of Russia
- Václav Havel, former President of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic and the Czech Republic
- Hosni Mubarak, former President of Egypt
- Francesco Cossiga, former President and Prime Minister of Italy
- Vladimir Putin, President and former Prime Minister of Russia
- Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms
- Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia
- Madeleine Albright, former United States Secretary of State
- Václav Klaus, former President and Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
- Zbigniew Brzezinski, former National Security Adviser to US President Jimmy Carter
- Jimmy Carter, former US President
- Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister and former President of Russia
- Hu Jintao, former President of the People's Republic of China
- Bashar al-Assad, President of Syria
and others.