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What is your favorite hotel LOBBY?

Old May 15, 11, 7:31 am
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Question What is your favorite hotel LOBBY?

I happen to be a lobby-sitter.

I enjoy hotel lobbies. I should have been a Lobbyist

What are your favorite lobbies in the grand hotels you have visited?

I've got so many it's hard to squeeze to one, but, for the sake of starting a list:

Grand Wailea, Maui
It's pristine, spacious, and elegant at registration. Yet opulent, uniquely grand, and stately tropical in the main area.
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Old May 15, 11, 7:41 am
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Originally Posted by RobbieRunner View Post
I happen to be a lobby-sitter.

I enjoy hotel lobbies. I should have been a Lobbyist

What are your favorite lobbies in the grand hotels you have visited?

I've got so many it's hard to squeeze to one, but, for the sake of starting a list:

Grand Wailea, Maui
It's pristine, spacious, and elegant at registration. Yet opulent, uniquely grand, and stately tropical in the main area.
The Four Seasons New York still astounds me, and I live ten blocks away.

The Peninsula Chicago is a lovely place to sit and people watch.

The Willard in DC, likewise.

Claridge's has a wonderful airy lobby, and when it's not full of tourists, is a nice place to sit.
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so many

at the moment i can think of the Plaza New York
and I really like the St. Regis in Rome
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The Intercontinental Hong Kong - what a view!
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Old May 15, 11, 8:52 am
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Originally Posted by Kettering Northants QC View Post
The Intercontinental Hong Kong - what a view!
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Don't think much of the hotel, but I do like the Waldorf-Astoria in NYC.
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Old May 15, 11, 9:55 am
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Danieli, Venice. It's a doge's palace, and there is much to entertain the eye.
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Kowloon Shangri-La in Hong Kong is one of my favorites
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Mauna Beach Hotel is breathtakingly beautiful.
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Originally Posted by nba1017 View Post
The Four Seasons New York still astounds me, and I live ten blocks away.
Do you mean the entire first floor? The front entrance lobby by itself is... just marble to me. I happen to be filled up on martinis just about everytime I pass it though so my judgement could be off.
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Amanusa,Bali. It's not my favourite Amanresort but the lobby is spectacular!
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Old May 15, 11, 2:01 pm
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There are so many that I can think of but here are a few in no particular order (and all for different reasons

The American Colony in Jerusalem
The Four Seasons George V in Paris
The Hotel de Cap in Cap d'Antibes
and for some strange reason The Four Seasons Washington DC
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Old May 15, 11, 2:07 pm
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Originally Posted by The_Daddy View Post
at the moment i can think of the Plaza New York
and I really like the St. Regis in Rome
It's especially beautiful for Christmas/NYE:


The only lobby we ever hang out in is Park Hyatt Vendome.

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Mandarin Oriental New-York (for the view)
Four Seasons George V
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My tops are two in Paris.

FS-George V. I'm not a big flower guy, but what they do with flowers is truly special.

Plaza Athenee Paris. (mainly the lobby corridor lounge) It is a quintessential parisienne experience to have lunch there and watch the people. Amex FHR includes a free lunch in this lobby restaurant during your stay. We ordered two glasses of champagne (which was clearly stated as not being included in the free lunch), making this the most expensive free lunch (€80) that I've ever had!
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