Midtown, New York
One of New York’s prized historic buildings, The Algonquin first opened its doors to the public on November 22, 1902. Attracting the glitterati with its luxury accommodation and Time Square location, it’s been popular ever since and not just with humans! Yes, you read that right – several cats have also called The Algonquin home – each named Hamlet or Matilda according to gender and afforded the same hospitality as everyone else. Guest rooms are second to none in the city, effortlessly combining old world elegance with cutting edge amenities and stunning city views. There’s a fitness centre for the enthusiast or simply order a cocktail from the iconic Blue Bar, one of the most desirable meeting places in NYC and indulge in a bit of people watching instead. The Round Table Restaurant is another sought-after destination, once the haunt of literary and theatrical notables it is now one of the places to see and be seen.
181 rooms. All of which are air-conditioned with satellite TV, telephone, high-speed Internet access, iPod docking station, iHome clock radio, mini-bar*, tea/coffee maker, safety deposit box, hairdryer, iron and board. Standard Rooms are approx 165-190 sq ft with 1 queen-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.
The Round Table Restaurant (breakfast, lunch and dinner), The Blue Bar. Fitness centre. Complimentary WiFi. Babysitting* (on request). Laundry/dry cleaning service*. 24-hour room service*.
* Denotes local charge.