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The Beverly Hills Hotel Pool Towels

November 22, 1998|Neda Raouf

The pink Beverly Hills Hotel may be one of Southern California's more distinctive buildings, but its patrons know it best for one of its plush perks: those poolside towels.

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* Custom made by Baltic Linen in New York.

* "Salmon" color chosen in the 1960s to match the hotel.

* Before "Salmon," towels were yellow.

* 100% cotton.

* 45 inches by 92 inches.

* 232 towels at poolside, two per lounge chair.

* 720 new towels ordered each year.

* Towels showing the slightest wear are recycled as rags.

* Cost: $16.05.

* Unavailable in hotel gift shop.

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