What are the guest rooms like at The Mark?

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Guest rooms at The Mark are designed by Jacques Grange and are a calming blend of classic and Art Deco design accented with modern art. Rooms at this Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel have been fashioned with a cream color palette, featuring pale cabinetry with dark wood trim throughout, plus lighter-colored wood desks and side tables. Textured fabric wallpaper in hues of creamy tan, pear-green drapes, and attractive crown molding create an ambiance of classic elegance reflective of the hotel’s Upper East Side neighborhood. Standard-sized rooms feature a bed and small desk area, while suites offer full living rooms. In both types of rooms, among the most interesting elements are the over-sized mirror-image photographs of abstract scenes. Placed behind the bed, they endow each room with a pop of color and excitement.

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Like the main lobby and common areas of the hotel, the rooms at The Mark were designed by Jacques Grange and maintain an Art Deco feel to them, but in a much subtler way. Each room sports unique art by various masters, and all the electronics in the space are by Bang & Olufsen. The furniture is clean-lined and vintage looking, the colors neutral and calming, and the space comfortable and roomy — a pretty big feat in a place like New York City, where most spaces are small and cramped. The bathrooms also have plenty of room and sport black-and-white marble counters, deep tubs and televisions built into the mirrors. The basic option is the Seventy-Seven King Room, which is on the 77th Street side. This room can be connected to other accommodations for dual occupancy, or you can check out the larger suites that come with a living room, separate bedrooms, plenty of closet space and a kitchen designed by Piero Lissoni for Boffi. Plus, if you have a dog, the luxury hotel sets up a little pet area in your room complete with a doggy bed, food and water bowls, and treats.

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