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A very special service for hotel guests: Money laundering

January 6, 2011 – Just one Firstclass hotel exists, which is even today offering a very special service for clients, which used to exist all over the word in the good old days: money laundering on a regular basis.

In those days, when ladies wearing white gloves enjoyed their cocktails at the hotel bar, the dirt adhering cash was thought to be unacceptable. That was the reason, why every noble hotel was washing all incoming coins, before they were given to guests as change. Today you rarely spot the opportunity to pay any service of a luxury hotel with coins. Nevertheless the St. Francis Hotel located in San Francisco still washes every coin, before it will come into the hands of a guest.

If you want to know more about it, click here.

And if you want to know, what it will cost you to stay in that hotel, click here.

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