- Honore de Balzac
20.05.1799 - 18.08.1850
The famous writer visited Ukraine three times and three times he stayed at George Hotel on the way to his beloved Princess Evelyn Hanska. The writer was spending all nights long in the hotel, drinking French wine and playing cards.
- Ethel Lilian Voynich
11.05.1864 - 28.07.1960
Glorious English writer, author of such famous novels as "Gadfly", "Hire Your Shoes" and "Jack Raymond," stayed at the George Hotel in 1895.
- Jean-Paul Sartre Charles Emar
21.06.1905 - 15.04.1980
Famous French philosopher, playwright and writer was also a guest of George Hotel
- Ivan Franko
27.08.1856 - 28.05.1916
Ukrainian writer, poet, scholar, journalist, translator, social and political figure, Ivan Franko visited the hotel restaurant. In 1898 the celebration of 100th anniversary of the Ukrainian literature revival and the 25th-year anniversary of Franko's works took place at George Hotel.
- Johannes Brahms
07.05. 1833 - 03.04.1897
German composer, pianist, conductor. Wrote for piano, chamber ensembles, symphony orchestra, and for voice and chorus. Johannes Brahms said: “It is not hard to compose, but it is fabulously hard to leave the superfluous notes under the table”.
- Jan Wiktor Kiepura
16.05.1902 - 15.08.1966
A Polish singer (tenor) and actor.
The first time he acted in Lviv was on the 15th of January 1925 in the Great Theater, where he played a role of Faust. At that time he lived at George hotel, from where he sang to the crowd.
- Girolamo Francesco Giovanni Giacomo Casanova Chevalier de Senhal
Italian philosopher, diplomat, writer, a secret spy and renowned lover stayed at George Hotel in March 1778. This story was recalled in his book of memoirs.
- Maurice Ravel
07.03.1875 - 28.12.1937
Distinguished French composer during his concerts in Lviv was the guest of George Hotel.
- Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont
07.05.1867 - 05.12.1925
Famous Polish writer, Nobel laureate in literature was also in Ukraine and stayed at George Hotel in 1923.
- Richard Strauss
11.06.1864 - 08.09.1949
Legendary German composer, conductor, author of operas and symphonic poems in the Romantic style visited George Hotel.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz
05.08.1946 - 15.11.1916
Famous Polish writer, historian, Nobel laureate came to Lviv for a long time and stayed at “De La Russ” Hotel in 1879.
- Ferenc (Franz) Liszt
22.10.1811 - 31.07.1886
Austrian composer, pianist, teacher, conductor, writer, one of the greatest representatives of musical Romanticism, founder of the Hungarian composer's school visited Lviv with concerts in 1847 , and stayed at George Hotel. He greeted his fans from the balcony of his room.
- Franz-Josef 1
18.08.1830 - 21.11.1916
In 1855 Emperor of Austria and King of Hungaryand the President of the German Confederation visited our city and stayed at George Hotel.
- Mozaffar al-Din Shah Qajar
23.03.1853 - 03.01.1907
The King of Iran Muzaffer Eddin stayed at the hotel in 1905. Count Potocki wanted to invite such an honorary guest to his palace, but Shah’s escort was so numerous that they could be hardly placed in 76 best rooms of George Hotel.
- Jozef Klemens Pilsudski
05.12.1867 - 12.05.1935
Polish politician, marshall and statesman, first chairman of revived Polish state, the founder of the Polish army. He was in Lviv December 21st, 1918 and stayed at George hotel.
- Yuri Gagarin
09.03.1934 – 27.03.1968
The world's first cosmonaut, Hero of the Soviet Union, Colonel, who made the legendary turn around the Earth also visited George Hotel.