RAYMOND SARLOT owned the Chateau Marmont from 1975 to 1991. When Sarlot and his business partner Karl Kantarjian originally purchased the hotel, he was interested in it as a tax shelter, but a “love affair” with the landmark building soon developed and he committed himself to the hotel’s restoration. Sarlot is a Charter Founder of the Museum of Contemporary Art and founder of the first Los Angeles Marathon. He currently lives in Los Angeles, CA.

Book by Raymond Sarlot

Life at the Marmont: The Inside Story of Hollywood’s Legendary Hotel of the Stars–Chateau Marmont. Published 1987.