The One about The Varden – A Boutique Hotel in Long Beach, California

For those looking to stay near Downtown Long Beach, definitely check out The Varden. Restored in 2014 by co-owners Larry Black and Charles Knowlton, many people passing by will notice the name “Dolly Varden” on top of the building. From what I have read, Dolly Varden was “an eccentric circus performer” and a wealthy admirer supposedly build the building for her.  Dolly Varden lived on the top floor of the […]