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The bellman was about to call a doctor. Doubled over with laughter and glee, I’m sure I looked ill. That’s the kind of response Jade Mountain’s rooms elicit. Some people have spontaneously leapt up and down, while others have burst into tears. Talk about a room with a view.
Located near the core of the Big Apple, Hotel Mela (“Hotel Apple” in Italian) is full of juicy details.