In a city full of tight quarters and claustrophobic dreams, the very existence of a spacious and private bathroom feels like no small luxury. So it’s worth a trip to Margaux at the Marlton Hotel, which sits just above Washington Square Park, to experience a particularly excellent commode. There are multiple bathrooms to choose from, and most are outfitted with a private sink and a polished mirror. Brassy and opulent, and stocked with triple-ply, they’re worth a pause, whether you’re dining in, grabbing a drink at the bar, or, ahem, just passing by.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 15, 2014