Beverly Hills Hotel marks 100 years of swank

In this undated image released by Beverly Hills Collection, a historic view of The Beverly Hills Hotel is seen. The Beverly Hills Hotel is celebrating its 100th Anniversary in May. (AP Photo/Beverly Hills Collection)

May 7, 2012 8:00:05 AM PDT
Stand on the Beverly Hills Hotel's red carpet, leading into its chandeliered lobby, and you can't help but visualize a century's worth of celebrities, royalty, politicians, musicians and actors who have stayed there, from Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor to Madonna, Reese Witherspoon and Katy Perry.