Hotel Tobruk

Hotel Tobruk is a historic hotel in Tobruk, Libya.

Hotel Tobruk
General information
LocationLibya Tobruk, Libya
Opening1937

HistoryEdit

The hotel Tobruk was built in 1937. It was located at the entrance of the port, the last stop before the Egyptian border.[1]

It provided shelter for Erwin Rommel during the Siege of Tobruk in World War II.[2]

DescriptionEdit

The hotel Tobruk had 20 rooms and an air-conditioning system.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b McLaren, Brian (2006). Architecture and tourism in Italian colonial Libya: an ambivalent modernism. University of Washington Press. p. 194. ISBN 978-0-295-98542-8. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
  2. ^ Jörgensen, Christer (August 2003). Rommel's Panzers: Rommel and the Panzer Forces of the Blitzkrieg 1940-42. Zenith Imprint. p. 127. ISBN 978-0-7603-1481-4. Retrieved 9 March 2011.