Welcome to Palm Beach and the Hotel Royal Poinciana Hotel. Our magnificent hotel, Henry Flagler's crown jewel, features 1,150 guest rooms and every modern convenience and the famous Coconut Grove. Proceed to the Front Desk, we've been waiting for you!
The Bicycle Chair
The bicycle chair- sometimes called the "Afrimobile" or "Palm Beach Cab" was the only wheeled conveyance (other than a railroad or trolley car) allowed on Palm Beach at the turn of the century. The hotels employed drivers by the hundreds during the season.
The Palm Beach Hotel, which stood on the lake front about a half-mile north of the Royal Poinciana provided guests with this handy price list. Click to enlarge!