By Terry Trucco
Yellow water? Showers without curtains? Guest room bathrooms with side-by-side toilets? Early reports on hotel accommodations in Sochi sound downright scary.
But New York isn’t a mountain resort constructed from scratch for winter sports’ alternate-leap-year show of shows. Hotels here are places you actually want to visit if you like watching big sports events with a crowd and a rapidly refilled glass.
Unlike the Super Bowl, where it was hard to find a New York hotel that wasn’t throwing a party or cooking up special drinks, the 2014 Winter Olympics have fired up fewer properties. But these hotels are going for the gold. (more…)