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The Plaza Photo of The Plaza, New York (New York) Celebrities and other rich and famous people arrive in New York every day, and, without a doubt, they choose the best hotels for their stay. The Plaza remains one of the most luxurious hotels in the city. It has virtually no competitors in terms of the design and quality of service. Fans of old comedy movies know this hotel very well as one of the episodes of Home Alone was filmed at The Plaza. Guest rooms are made in the French style and are decorated with massive crystal chandeliers and furniture made of rare sorts of wood. The bathrooms look impressive with skillful mosaic and 24k gold finish. Suites have not only standard electronics but also iPads. The respectable hotel will not disappoint even the most hard-to-please clients.
Waldorf Astoria New York Park Avenue is the location of a no less famous hotel - Waldorf Astoria New York . Frank Sinatra lived in one of the luxurious rooms of the hotel for several years. Nowadays, everyone can book that legendary suite. In addition to premium rooms with posh design and elements of décor made of precious materials, the hotel offers a wide range of extra services. The hotel has a fantastic Bull and Bear Steakhouse restaurant that serves national cuisine dishes and signature meat delicacies. Beer fans are always welcome at Oscar’s beer restaurant, and travelers, who enjoy dining in stylish places, can try signature delicacies in Peacock Alley that is open in the hotel’s lobby. The legendary hotel offers more than 1,200 guest rooms of different categories.
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Chelsea The recently closed for an uncertain period of time Chelsea remains one of the most legendary hotels in New York. Right from the opening, the hotel attracted many internationally famous people. Tennessee Williams and Edit Piaf, Jim Morrison and Henry Miller, Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin, Leonard Cohen and Andy Warhol stayed at the hotel. Many interesting stories are connected with the hotel. It is considered that the love story of Edie Sedgwick and Bob Dylan unfolded in this hotel. The luxurious hotel was liked by another famous couple - Nancy Spungen and Sid Vicious.
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The magnificent hotel inspired many talented people. For example, Jack Kerouac wrote several books while staying there. There are several funny stories connected with the name of the writer. Kerouac felt inspired all of sudden, and it could happen anywhere, so he had to write on any piece of paper available. That is how he used a 36-meter long roll of toilet paper – it took him only several hours to write down his famous “On the Road” novel. The historic New York hotel is well-known to fans of Alphaeus Cole – the painter spent last years of his life at the hotel and died at Chelsea when he was 112 years old. The opening of the famous hotel took place in 1905. Chelsea has been closed not long ago, and it is not clearly known when the hotel will greet its guests again, but despite that, the hotel is still an important historic landmark of New York. It might happen that the hotel will reopen but under another name.
An unchanging symbol of New York, Henry’s is a historical hotel that served and keeps serving its famous guests. For many businessmen who visit New York, booking a room at Henry’s is a symbol of their well-being. The bar, which is open at the hotel, is also an important city landmark. In 1934, a talented barman, who worked in this bar, mixed the first Bloody Mary cocktail. The popular drink is now well-known and incredibly popular all over the world. The historical hotel offers more than 250 posh suites and has one of the best high-class spa salons in the city.
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