Lady Ella suite at Lexington

The Lady Ella Suite

The Queen of Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald, inspired the glam, soulful design of our Ella Suite. The Lexington Hotel was built during the Golden Age of Jazz in NYC, when Ella made her debut at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. Known for her sultry smooth voice, ability to transcend expectations by appealing to all audiences, and her civil rights activism, Ella's reach went beyond that of an entertainer. In the 1960's, Ella Fitzgerald performed across the street from The Lexington Hotel at Basin Street East, a notable NYC nightclub, and often frequented The Lexington Hotel during her residency there. We paid homage to her illustrious career and cultural impact by creating a harmonious juxtaposition between her glamorous persona and her humble musical beginnings on the streets of New York.  

Some notable items in the room: Art Deco scalloped wallpaper, authentic Ella Fitzgerald album cover art, plum feathered tassel accents, oversized satin fan, custom feather motif shimmery throw pillows, polished brass "Ella" coffee table, glass and marble Art Deco lamps, mirrored finishes to simulate the look of a vanity, and oversized photography of the First Lady of Song herself.

Textiles: Glam, velvet, sheen
Colors: Fuchsia, gold, mirror, teal
Mood: Jazzy