The hotel has a very discreet entrance leading into the reception area. At first glance, it appears to be a trendy bar/lounge as the reception desk is somewhat hidden.Inspired by 20th century Nairobi, the lobby features an eclectic mixture of original and vintage furniture; surfaces made from velvets, suede, and furs; and treated brass and aluminum. Just past the lobby, the legendary Round Bar, now known as Bar 44, offers an intimate setting with views extending from the entrance and lobby to the cream-toned leather walls of Brasserie 44, the latest eatery by John McDonald of the acclaimed Lever House
This is a distinctive midtown hotel, built in 1898 and was completely renovated in 1989.
All unique guest rooms are in ultra-modern decor, featuring CD players, video recorder, refrigerator and bath toweling robe.
New American cuisine and a pre-theater menu are offered in Royalton, A Morgans Original's Brasserie 44. The leather-walled Bar 44--inspired by Ernest Hemingway's favorite bar in Paris--opens in the evenings.