Infusing 21st century technology with John Jacob Astor IV’s original vision for the hotel, The St. Regis New York is proud to reintroduce the famed Astor Library, digitally re-mastered for a modern era. For the first time in decades, curated titles from John Jacob Astor IV’s original collection, which have been housed behind glass at the hotel for over a century, will be available to guests on Kindle® devices. Encased in a custom cover, these devices are available through the concierge for all to enjoy during their stay at our landmark hotel.
Bringing this incredible, historic collection to life, the digital library comes stocked with a selection of beloved and cherished titles, ranging from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes to Oliver Twist to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. The list was reviewed by Virginia Bartow, one of the nation’s leading rare book experts who works for the prestigious The New York Public Library, and blessed as an authentic representation of the original collection for guests to enjoy today.
To borrow one of our kindles during your stay, please contact our concierge team at +1 212 339-6722 or firstname.lastname@example.org