Jumeirah Essex House USA

Jumeirah Essex House

The same year the new Waldorf=Astoria opened as the largest hotel in the world (1931), the Essex House overlooking Central Park South was completed as the tallest tower of the city. Conceived in the golden twenties and born after the great crash, the...

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Algonquin (New York) USA

Algonquin (New York)

Ever met Mathilda, the hotel's cat, at the lobby late at night? Recently health regulations require Mathilda to stay out of food-related areas. In a few days, Matilda will no longer be an issue. The Algonquin is closing in January for a four-month r...

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Paramount USA

Paramount

The Paramount, centrally located in Times Square close to theatres, shopping and fine dining is completely renovated with latest comfort and style inside the historic building. Bygone days, when jazz from the 1930s was performed;today still the place...

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Chelsea USA

Chelsea

This Select Member of The Most Famous Hotels in the World belongs to an endangered species. It is at the centre of a permanent clash of interest between keeping an icon alive or closing it down. "The building sits on 23rd Street with the air of a...

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Waldorf-Astoria USA

Waldorf-Astoria

An icon of New York hospitality, the Waldorf was among the first Select Members of The Most Famous Hotels in the World. Its first general manager, George C. Boldt, set new standards of hospitality in America. It started as two hotels: one owned by W...

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Pierre USA

Pierre

The Pierre, on Fifth Avenue overlooking New York's Central Park, first opened in 1930. The iconic hotel with 189 guestrooms, including 49 suites, was acquired by Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces as the luxury chain's U.S. flagship in 2005. The Pierre...

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Plaza USA

Plaza

"Nothing unimportant ever happens at the Plaza."

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St. Regis USA

St. Regis

The St. Regis New York is the embodiment of excellent service in New York. It has been redefining the scene in New York since 1904.  Enjoy the legendary stories we have researched for you, the history and please pay attention to the links provi...

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  In 1954, a group of wealthy individuals including Donald Deskey, the fabled designer (among his works the Radio City Music Hall); Harvey...Read More

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  "So pleasant a change from the dreary ordinariness of most modern hotels. This is an Island of charm on a charming Island." Simon...Read More

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The man with the sign ‘Grand Hotel Royal’ awaits me on the platform at Keleti railway station. He takes my bags and me to the hotel. The...Read More

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First of all, obtain your very own and personal copy of Marcel Proust’s A La Recherche du Temps Perdu. Inform reception tha...Read More