The Marlton is a little gem of a hotel in Greenwich Village, its discreet lobby flowing into an oak-paneled, library-like lounge with fireplaces and contemporary art. Keep walking and you'll find a bistro, Margaux, whose golden light and clubby design give it a Parisian feel though the menu is New American. Look for seasonal items like Jerusalem artichoke chips with lemon labneh, bay scallop crudo with jalapeño and mint, as well as a fat, satisfying burger. Sean MacPherson (The Waverly Inn, The Maritime Hotel, The Bowery Hotel, The Jane Hotel) marshaled the transformation of the circa-1900 building, a onetime dorm and SRO that famously housed Jack Kerouac, Julie Andrews and Valerie Solanas, who shot Andy Warhol.
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