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Monday, September 22, 2014

The Roosevelt Hotel NYC Celebrates Ninety Years with "Last Name Roosevelt"



Celebrating 90 years of iconic history today, The Roosevelt Hotel NYC invites future guests with the last name Roosevelt to book one night for $90 at the "Grand Dame of Madison Avenue." In light of the legendary hotel's milestone anniversary, "Last Name Roosevelt" is available for booking now through March 31, 2015 (booking code ROSEY).
> The Roosevelt opened in 1924 on Madison Avenue at 45th St. boasting a neo-classical lobby, 1,015 renovated rooms and contemporary restaurants and lounges including mad46, 19th floor rooftop bar, Vander Bar, street-side restaurant and Madison Club Lounge, lobby-level lounge. Named for President Theodore Roosevelt, the midtown masterpiece attracts guests and Hollywood filmmakers alike with a classic New York setting and rich history stories including:
  • Hotel namesake, President Theodore Roosevelt, inspired the creation of the beloved Teddy Bear toy after he refused to shoot a helpless cub during a highly publicized hunting trip
  • Big Band great Guy Lombardo began his New Year's Eve tradition of broadcasting "Auld Lang Syne" over American radio airwaves from the hotel's Roosevelt Grill
  • Gov. Thomas Dewey erroneously announced from his election night headquarters at The Roosevelt that he defeated Harry S. Truman during the dubious 1948 presidential campaign
  • Historically linked with Grand Central Station, white-gloved porters from The Roosevelt whisked guests through a private underground passageway to the hotel
  • The Roosevelt became the first metropolitan hotel in the Golden Era to boast TVs in all guestrooms, a wellness health center, hospital complete with an operating room, children's program and a kennel for pets
  • The hotel is famous for hosting Hollywood productions including "Mad Men," "Man on a Ledge," "Wall Street," "Men in Black 3," "The Dictator," "Presumed Innocent," "Malcolm X" and "Maid in Manhattan"
About The Roosevelt Hotel NYC

Often referred to as the "Grand Dame of Madison Avenue," this historic icon – a presidential namesake (Teddy) – is steps from Grand Central Station, Times Square and Fifth Avenue shopping. Offering 1,015 guestrooms, the hotel's heritage is reflected in the restored interiors, designed to capture the original architecture while offering modern-day amenities. From April to October, The Roosevelt's rooftop lounge, mad46, welcomes guests and locals alike to enjoy skyline views atop the 19th floor above the hustle and bustle of the "city that never sleeps." For more information on The Roosevelt Hotel, call toll-free 888-TEDDY-NY or visit www.theroosevelthotel.com, @RooseveltNYC or www.facebook.com/rooseveltnyc.
Celebrating 90 years of iconic history today, The Roosevelt Hotel NYC invites future guests with the last name Roosevelt to book one night for $90 at the "Grand Dame of Madison Avenue." In light of the legendary hotel's milestone anniversary, "Last Name Roosevelt" is available for booking now through March 31, 2015 (booking code ROSEY).
The Roosevelt opened in 1924 on Madison Avenue at 45th St. boasting a neo-classical lobby, 1,015 renovated rooms and contemporary restaurants and lounges including mad46, 19th floor rooftop bar, Vander Bar, street-side restaurant and Madison Club Lounge, lobby-level lounge. Named for President Theodore Roosevelt, the midtown masterpiece attracts guests and Hollywood filmmakers alike with a classic New York setting and rich history stories including:
  • Hotel namesake, President Theodore Roosevelt, inspired the creation of the beloved Teddy Bear toy after he refused to shoot a helpless cub during a highly publicized hunting trip
  • Big Band great Guy Lombardo began his New Year's Eve tradition of broadcasting "Auld Lang Syne" over American radio airwaves from the hotel's Roosevelt Grill
  • Gov. Thomas Dewey erroneously announced from his election night headquarters at The Roosevelt that he defeated Harry S. Truman during the dubious 1948 presidential campaign
  • Historically linked with Grand Central Station, white-gloved porters from The Roosevelt whisked guests through a private underground passageway to the hotel
  • The Roosevelt became the first metropolitan hotel in the Golden Era to boast TVs in all guestrooms, a wellness health center, hospital complete with an operating room, children's program and a kennel for pets
  • The hotel is famous for hosting Hollywood productions including "Mad Men," "Man on a Ledge," "Wall Street," "Men in Black 3," "The Dictator," "Presumed Innocent," "Malcolm X" and "Maid in Manhattan"
About The Roosevelt Hotel NYC

Often referred to as the "Grand Dame of Madison Avenue," this historic icon – a presidential namesake (Teddy) – is steps from Grand Central Station, Times Square and Fifth Avenue shopping. Offering 1,015 guestrooms, the hotel's heritage is reflected in the restored interiors, designed to capture the original architecture while offering modern-day amenities. From April to October, The Roosevelt's rooftop lounge, mad46, welcomes guests and locals alike to enjoy skyline views atop the 19th floor above the hustle and bustle of the "city that never sleeps." For more information on The Roosevelt Hotel, call toll-free 888-TEDDY-NY or visit www.theroosevelthotel.com, @RooseveltNYC or www.facebook.com/rooseveltnyc.

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