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Mapping 15 Hotels Where Stars Stay (And Even Wreak Havoc)

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New York is one of the greatest city's in the world for celebrity gawking, that is, if you know where to be. With this map of hotels stars flock to, complete with anecdotes, you can take the sport one step further to shoulder-rubbing (figuratively, we mean). Here now!, where to get some shuteye in the room once occupied by the effervescent Kim Kardashian, and which trendy downtown spot puts-up men of a certain caliber like Robert Pattinson and Johnny Depp.

Ever had a run-in with a celebrity at an NYC hotel? At the Mercer Hotel for Russell Crowe's great phone-throwing tantrum of 2005? If not, read on. If so, we want to hear about it. Leave it in the comments below, or if it's too scandalous, drop us a line at tips@curbed.com.


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1. SoHo Grand Hotel

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310 W Broadway
New York, NY 10013
(212) 965-3000
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Lindsay Lohan recently shacked and smoked up in the SoHo Grand for an extended stay of two months. Lohan can be seen in one of the hotel's one-bedroom suites on her new OWN network docuseries, "Lindsay". Oh, that must be amusing.

2. Gansevoort Park Avenue NYC

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420 Park Ave S
New York, NY 10016
(212) 317-2900
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Although their love didn't last, Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries' relationship is immortalized on the similarly short-runned "Kourtney and Kim Take New York," and in the Gansevoort Park Avenue's Presidential Suite, where the devoted couple stayed during filming. Other celebrities to populate the Gansevoort Park Avenue include pop diva's Christina Aguilera and Katy Perry.

3. Smyth Hotel

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85 W Broadway
New York, NY 10007
(212) 587-7000
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Jessica Alba stayed at this contemporary hotel when in town for the Tribeca Film Festival in 2010. Why such a noteworthy occasion? Well, Alba started a fire in her quarters and set alarms off across the 100-guestroom hotel. It was all an accident—she was just trying to warm up her fish sticks.

4. Mercer Hotel

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147 Mercer St
New York, NY 10012
(212) 966-6060
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by throwing a telephone at his face

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5. The Bowery Hotel

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335 Bowery
New York, NY 10003
(212) 505-9100
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Celebrities flock in droves to the notoriously tight-lipped Bowery Hotel, where they can bask in the hotel's plush and dim interior. Amongst its celebrity guests are Liam Hemsworth, Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Pattinson, Jude Law, and Eva Mendez. Johnny Depp and Amber Heard were spotted walking out of the joint just a few days ago.

6. Trump SoHo New York

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246 Spring St
New York, NY 10013
(212) 842-5500
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Rihanna and Jessica Alba have been known to camp out in the residential-style guest rooms Trump's only downtown hotel offers. Each room boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and interiors designed by Fendi.

7. The Standard, High Line

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848 Washington St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 645-4646
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With two of the most popular bars and hangout spots in the city on its top floor, The Standard—High Line has been known to host social celebrities like Miranda Kerr and Madonna. Beyonce filmed one of the videos on her new self-titled visual album in a Standard—High Line room.

8. Gramercy Park Hotel

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2 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10010
(212) 920-3300
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The opulent Gramercy Park Hotel is known to attract an A-list crowd to its rooms and exclusive Rose Bar. Expect to lounge next to Sting, Janet Jackson, and Chace Crawford. Word is Bill Clinton hung there on his 60th birthday.

9. The New York Palace Hotel

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455 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10022
(212) 888-7000
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This hotel's got a few celebrity connections, not the least of which is its heavy use as a location on the erstwhile CW show Gossip Girl. The hotel even dedicates a page on its website to the long list of productions that have been filmed inside of its walls. Orlando Bloom has also been known to luxuriate in the hotel's gracious digs.

10. SIXTY Soho

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60 Thompson St
New York, NY 10012
(212) 431-0400
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attracts celebrities

of the likes of Jennifer Aniston, Kirsten Dunst, and the Black Eyed Peas.

11. Waldorf Astoria New York

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301 Park Ave
New York, NY 10022
(212) 355-3000
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One of New York's most classic hotels is rumored to be where the President gets a little shut-eye when he's away from the oval office, as well as where heads-of-state and foreign dignitaries flock to when in the city. The art deco landmark has been serving guests since 1893.

12. JW Marriott Essex House New York

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160 Central Park South
New York, NY 10019
(212) 247-0300
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This 1929 art deco palace which was welcomed into the Marriott family in 2012 has been known to host Sheryl Crow. There's also a somewhat exciting, budding rumor that Angelina Jolie owns one of the building's penthouses.

13. The Carlyle

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35 E 76th St
New York, NY 10021
(212) 744-1600
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Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, and Suri Cruise were all spotted here when the trio paraded as a happy family. The timeless hotel features sweeping Central Park views—an easy draw for the elite.

14. The Empire Hotel

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44 W 63rd St
New York, NY 10023
(212) 265-7400
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Fashion blogger and former star of The Hills, Whitney Port, planted herself at The Empire Hotel for Fashion Week in 2012. The hotel's rooftop bar is open year-round and is known to attract the fashion week masses.

15. Mandarin Oriental, New York

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80 Columbus Cir
New York, NY 10023
(212) 805-8800
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With its idyllic location at the top of Columbus Circle's Time Warner Center, the Mandarin Oriental offers guests stunning views of Central Park and Midtown. Amongst the slew of celebrities known to rest their heads there are Liam Neeson, Sigourney Weaver, Lance Armstrong, Kevin Spacey, and I.M. Pei.

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1. SoHo Grand Hotel

310 W Broadway, New York, NY 10013

Lindsay Lohan recently shacked and smoked up in the SoHo Grand for an extended stay of two months. Lohan can be seen in one of the hotel's one-bedroom suites on her new OWN network docuseries, "Lindsay". Oh, that must be amusing.

310 W Broadway
New York, NY 10013

2. Gansevoort Park Avenue NYC

420 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10016

Although their love didn't last, Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries' relationship is immortalized on the similarly short-runned "Kourtney and Kim Take New York," and in the Gansevoort Park Avenue's Presidential Suite, where the devoted couple stayed during filming. Other celebrities to populate the Gansevoort Park Avenue include pop diva's Christina Aguilera and Katy Perry.

420 Park Ave S
New York, NY 10016

3. Smyth Hotel

85 W Broadway, New York, NY 10007

Jessica Alba stayed at this contemporary hotel when in town for the Tribeca Film Festival in 2010. Why such a noteworthy occasion? Well, Alba started a fire in her quarters and set alarms off across the 100-guestroom hotel. It was all an accident—she was just trying to warm up her fish sticks.

85 W Broadway
New York, NY 10007

4. Mercer Hotel

147 Mercer St, New York, NY 10012
by throwing a telephone at his face

.

147 Mercer St
New York, NY 10012

5. The Bowery Hotel

335 Bowery, New York, NY 10003

Celebrities flock in droves to the notoriously tight-lipped Bowery Hotel, where they can bask in the hotel's plush and dim interior. Amongst its celebrity guests are Liam Hemsworth, Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Pattinson, Jude Law, and Eva Mendez. Johnny Depp and Amber Heard were spotted walking out of the joint just a few days ago.

335 Bowery
New York, NY 10003

6. Trump SoHo New York

246 Spring St, New York, NY 10013

Rihanna and Jessica Alba have been known to camp out in the residential-style guest rooms Trump's only downtown hotel offers. Each room boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and interiors designed by Fendi.

246 Spring St
New York, NY 10013

7. The Standard, High Line

848 Washington St, New York, NY 10014

With two of the most popular bars and hangout spots in the city on its top floor, The Standard—High Line has been known to host social celebrities like Miranda Kerr and Madonna. Beyonce filmed one of the videos on her new self-titled visual album in a Standard—High Line room.

848 Washington St
New York, NY 10014

8. Gramercy Park Hotel

2 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010

The opulent Gramercy Park Hotel is known to attract an A-list crowd to its rooms and exclusive Rose Bar. Expect to lounge next to Sting, Janet Jackson, and Chace Crawford. Word is Bill Clinton hung there on his 60th birthday.

2 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10010

9. The New York Palace Hotel

455 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022

This hotel's got a few celebrity connections, not the least of which is its heavy use as a location on the erstwhile CW show Gossip Girl. The hotel even dedicates a page on its website to the long list of productions that have been filmed inside of its walls. Orlando Bloom has also been known to luxuriate in the hotel's gracious digs.

455 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10022

10. SIXTY Soho

60 Thompson St, New York, NY 10012
attracts celebrities

of the likes of Jennifer Aniston, Kirsten Dunst, and the Black Eyed Peas.

60 Thompson St
New York, NY 10012

11. Waldorf Astoria New York

301 Park Ave, New York, NY 10022

One of New York's most classic hotels is rumored to be where the President gets a little shut-eye when he's away from the oval office, as well as where heads-of-state and foreign dignitaries flock to when in the city. The art deco landmark has been serving guests since 1893.

301 Park Ave
New York, NY 10022

12. JW Marriott Essex House New York

160 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019

This 1929 art deco palace which was welcomed into the Marriott family in 2012 has been known to host Sheryl Crow. There's also a somewhat exciting, budding rumor that Angelina Jolie owns one of the building's penthouses.

160 Central Park South
New York, NY 10019

13. The Carlyle

35 E 76th St, New York, NY 10021

Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, and Suri Cruise were all spotted here when the trio paraded as a happy family. The timeless hotel features sweeping Central Park views—an easy draw for the elite.

35 E 76th St
New York, NY 10021

14. The Empire Hotel

44 W 63rd St, New York, NY 10023

Fashion blogger and former star of The Hills, Whitney Port, planted herself at The Empire Hotel for Fashion Week in 2012. The hotel's rooftop bar is open year-round and is known to attract the fashion week masses.

44 W 63rd St
New York, NY 10023

15. Mandarin Oriental, New York

80 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10023

With its idyllic location at the top of Columbus Circle's Time Warner Center, the Mandarin Oriental offers guests stunning views of Central Park and Midtown. Amongst the slew of celebrities known to rest their heads there are Liam Neeson, Sigourney Weaver, Lance Armstrong, Kevin Spacey, and I.M. Pei.

80 Columbus Cir
New York, NY 10023