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restaurant dining area with tables, chairs, gold bar area, and modern lights hanging from the ceiling
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Women's Hotel

The Redbury New York originally opened as the Women’s Hotel in 1903. Designed by renowned architect Robert W. Gibson, it was the first hotel in the city exclusively for women. It was immediately popular, fully occupied with over 200 women on a waiting list. Male guests were not allowed above the ground floor.

Martha Washington

In August of 2014, the hotel was rebranded and relaunched as the Martha Washington Hotel. Its design was modernized and the new restaurant Marta, run by Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group, was added. Its restoration provided the hotel over 6,000 square feet of event space.

Valley of Dolls

The Redbury New York is featured in the popular American drama movie Valley of the Dolls. Anne Welles, played by Barbara Parkins, stays at the hotel after arriving in New York City for the first time. Since the film’s release in 1967, plenty has changed, but our setting is still just as iconic.