royalton hotel

from hunter s. thompson posted in literature


royalton hotel
44 w 44th st
new york, new york 10036

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After the aftermath of the Kentucky Derby in 1970, Thompson flew to Manhattan ("as soon as he could walk").

Warren Hinckle, editor of Scanlan's Monthly at the time, put HST in the Royalton Hotel where:

"...where we locked him down for five days in a room in the Royalton Hotel, just up 44th Street from the Scanlan's office in an abandoned ballroom above an Irish bar a block from Times Square."

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