The Grand Refugee Hotel: The Sequel to My Grandfather’s Germany

On a visit to one of Germany’s most radical refugee integration experiments, I went in search of my family history.

The Grand Hotel Cosmopolis is located in Augsburg, an ancient German city on Bavaria’s tourist-trod Romantic Road. Courtesy of the Grand Hotel Facebook page

At the Grand Hotel Cosmopolis, an African teenager served cappuccinos to European travelers below clocks telling the time in Kabul, Damascus, Grozny and other global…