007 Hotel: Le Parker Meridien, New York, USA

LE PARKER MERIDIEN HOTEL

Location: New York, USA
Address: 119 West 56th Street
Bond book appearance: Brokenclaw

This Manhattan hotel is steps from the 57th Street subway station and 2 blocks from Central Park. It features on-site dining, an indoor pool and spacious rooms with a minibar.
Each room at Le Parker Meridien New York offers a CD player and cable TV along with a large desk. The contemporary and colorful rooms have partially wood paneled walls.
During their stay, guests can workout in the well-equipped gym. They can also get a haircut at the barber/beauty shop, which offers flat-screen TVs.
The hotel features 2 elegant restaurants, Norma’s and Knave Café & Bar. Norma’s serves breakfast and lunch while Knave Café is open all day.

New York Le Parker Meridien is within a 5-minute walk of Carnegie Hall, the Museum of Modern Art and Radio City Music Hall.

248 € / night, no breakfast included. (2012)

“He turned left out of the apartment building and walked a block down to the Parker Méridien. Across the street Ed Rushia, in a chauffeur’s cap, nodded at the wheel of a stretch limo. Bond smiled to himself. Ed was certainly an operator. They had told him to hire a car and back up. He had obviously done just that and hired a stretch limo. The night porter was on duty outside the 56th street entrance to the imposing hotel, and as Bond approached him, he stepped forward.
“I help you buddy?”
“I need to use one of the public telephones.” He slipped a ten into the man’s hand.
“Oh, okay, sir. Thank you. You want I should get you a cap?”
“I’ll be just fine,” and disappeared into the bright lit interior. A minute later, he had swiped a credit card through one of the telephone booths and dialled the same local number as before.” 

John Gardner: “Brokenclaw

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