NEW YORK -- The
Algonquin Hotel, which recently reopened following a $3 million
renovation, is offering a rate of $239 per night through the end of
In addition, the
174-room hotel launched a search for hotel memorabilia.
Guests sending in
their old room keys, menus, borrowed ashtrays and monogrammed
towels, among other items, will be given $25 off the room rate
during their next stay.
One free night
per item will be awarded to those who part with items that the
hotels general manager deems worthy of display in the
memorabilia must date prior to 1980 and be accompanied with a brief
description of the item and the guests memories of the Algonquin at
should be addressed to: The Algonquin Hotel, Memorabilia Search,
Att: General Manager, 59 W. 44th St., New York, N.Y.
The $3 million
renovation project entailed restoring the hotel lobby; upgrading
meetings rooms; increasing bathroom space; installing new carpeting
and window treatments; and providing new beds and bedding.
Flat-screen TVs were added in many of the rooms.
and information, call (866) 363-9011 or visit www.algonquinhotel.com.
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