TOP 10 COOLEST HOTELS FOR RETRO ADDICTS

Vinyl records exploded back into fashion long before Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese's hit TV series. Now the trend has spread to cool hotels which are providing vinyl experiences to guests in a variety of ways. Here are the 10 coolest places to check into for checking out some solid grooves:

1.) THE ROXY, NEW YORK

The Roxy

 

This just-launched remake of the Tribeca Grand features curated music by Brian Newman (Lady Gaga’s Jazz band leader) while each room has a Tivoli sound system complete with vinyl records he selected.

2.) THE LUDLOW, NEW YORK

 

The Ludlow

 

The penthouse features a collectible speaker cabinet housing a rare Technics 1200 turntable that was used at Studio 54 along with a collection of Lower East Side-related records from punk to pop.

3.) THE VERB, BOSTON

 

The Verb

 

A wood-grain turntable rests right on the check-in counter at this music-themed Modernist hotel, and front desk personnel help guests spin albums from a collection of Boston-related music stocked by a special curator. 

4.) THE ACE HOTEL, LOS ANGELES

 

Ace Hotel

 

Each of the 16 of suites in the historic DTLA building comes equipped with its own Ace x Rega RP1 turntable and a selection of vinyl records.

5.) HOTEL COMMONWEALTH, BOSTON

 

Hotel Commonwealth

 

In the hotel’s Rathskeller Suite, which pays homage Boston's famed underground music venue known as “The Rat," guests can play vinyl records of Rat artists like The Police, R.E.M. and Talking Heads.

6.) SOHO HOUSE, BERLIN

 

Soho House

 

Guests staying in the loft apartments atop Soho House Berlin’s Bauhaus building get to enjoy libraries of over 100 vinyl records curated by The Vinyl Factory. 

7.) THE REDBURY, LOS ANGELES

 

The Redbury

 

Each of the boutique rock & roll-themed hotel's guestrooms and suites feature a record player with an eclectic vinyl collection curated by Hollywood's iconic Capitol Records. 

8.) THE GOODLAND, SANTA BARBARA

The Goodland

The Goodland features a retro Crosley record player in every room as well as a Record Concierge who helps guests choose from a library of vinyl for in-room listening. 

9.) THE ASBURY, ASBURY PARK

The Asbury

Opening May 23 in the town made famous by a certain Mr. Springsteen, the hotel’s lobby features a music library where guests can flip through stacks of vinyl to play while chilling with a cocktail.

10.) THE W HOTEL, AUSTIN

W Hotel

Guests can choose from a listing of the contents of two giant shelves of Vinyl LPs in the hotel's living room which cocktail waitresses will cue up on a classic hi-fi system in the adjacent bar. 

 

source: AIROWS.com