Decorative ceilings, a carved marble fireplace and a cozy semi-circle nook with window seats and views of the park enhance the dining room's attractiveness.
The first person to stay here when the hotel first opened in 1907 was Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, according to Melanie Lazenby.
"He asked for the best suite in the house," she said.
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