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Manhattan highlights – The Hotel Lucerne

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Lucerne HotelManhattan is a lively part of New York City, famous for its chic, sophisticated urban lifestyle and makes an excellent base from which to explore the rest of this amazing city.

The Hotel Lucerne offers luxurious accommodation in the heart of one of Manhattan’s most sought after areas, the Upper West Side, and has a wonderful European style that offers spacious and modern rooms all housed in a historic building that dates back to 1904. The Lucerne offers the ideal base for both tourists and business travelers, and the luxurious rooms feature full size desks, high speed WiFi access, printing services and 24 hour room service. The hotel also has a renowned restaurant ‘Nice Matin’, which offers breakfast, lunch  and dinner, and is popular with both locals and tourists for its relaxing, sophisticated atmosphere and high class food and wine menus.


Tallest Holiday Inn set to open in Manhattan by October 2012

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Manhattan gets the better of things even when it comes to the Holiday Inns. The brand is set to grace Lower Manhattan in a record breaking way.

Hotel architect Gene Kaufman , who has constructed big projects for other well known hotel brands in Manhattan, is busy with a 400 room, 50 story Holiday Inn at 99 Washington St, just a few blocks from the World Trade Center. When this Holiday Inn is completed, it will be the tallest of the brand’s properties.

The exterior of the hotel will be a low-rose which blends with the surrounding buildings but it is topped with a tower which will give guests an excellent view of the city, the Statue of Liberty, and the Hudson River. The facade features metal panels designed by the team of GSKA and will be reflecting the sunlight to brighten up the landscape below.


Celebrity Travel: Rihanna picks her New York City hotel

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Rihanna recently performed in East Rutherford, New Jersey at the Izod Center and so the R&B superstar has been followed by eager fans and press to get their daily dose of the singer. Tabloids published pictures of Rihanna setting off from her Manhattan on her way to the function.

Pictures by the paparazzi often omit any information that might give out the exact hotel where the celebrity has been photographed. From time to time though, they give you a hint and sometimes like for the Rihanna’s NYC hotel of choice, the carpet gave it away.

Rihanna’s Manhattan hotel is no other than Gansevoort Park. The black beauty of New York City has been a popular hotel for celebrities since Tom Cruise and wife Katie Holmes blessed the rooftop pool off the Gansevoort Park with their presence.