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14 Feb 2024


New York’s famous hotel, The Plaza, has hosted several popular movies at its luxurious penthouses, including "Home Alone," "Crocodile Dundee" and "Funny Girl."

The Plaza double penthouses are listed on the real estate market for a hefty price tag of $70 million.

Ranked by many experts as the most famous hotel in the world, the residence has breathtaking views overlooking Central Park. A massive terrace is the ideal location for residents and guests to marvel at the New York skyline.

plaza penthouses

The Plaza double penthouses are listed for $70 million. The luxurious property was featured in "Home Alone." (Travis Mark/Eitan Gamliely for Sotheby’s International/Getty Images / Fox News)

The French Renaissance-inspired chateau-style building spans 6,316 square feet and stands as a triplex. 

The Plaza penthouse terrace

The residence has breathtaking views overlooking Central Park. (Travis Mark/Eitan Gamliely for Sotheby’s International / Fox News)

The building, first constructed in 1907 for a price tag of $12.5 million at the time, boasts four bedrooms and 4½ baths. It also has its own elevator.

The lavish penthouse is connected to a 3,974-square-foot duplex set up as a guest house that features three bedrooms and three baths. 

A marvelous curved staircase sits between the two penthouse areas. 

The Plaza penthouse

A curved staircase sits between the two penthouse areas.  (Travis Mark/Eitan Gamliely for Sotheby’s International / Fox News)

The large floor-to-ceiling windows allow plenty of natural sunlight to beam through. The angled ceilings and marble bar are a few of the unique features in the penthouses. 

Other features include a formal dining area that has a crystal chandelier at the center of the room. 

The Plaza penthouse

The formal dining area includes a crystal chandelier at the center of the room.  (Travis Mark/Eitan Gamliely for Sotheby’s International / Fox News)

Numerous materials were imported from Europe, such as history’s single-largest order of gold-encrusted crystal chandeliers, according to TopTenRealEstateDeals.com.

Diners can enjoy a glamorous kitchen with a skylight or lounge in the media room, which features a cozy fireplace. 

The Plaza penthouse

A five-fixture marble spa bath is included in the famous penthouses. (Travis Mark/Eitan Gamliely for Sotheby’s International / Fox News)

A five-fixture marble spa bath is included in the famous penthouses, while the elegant master bedroom leads to the grand terrace. 

The Plaza penthouse

The elegant master bedroom leads to the grand terrace.  (Travis Mark/ Eitan Gamliely for Sotheby’s International / Fox News)

Residents are welcomed to the luxurious amenities The Plaza Hotel offers, including the Palm Court, Champagne Bar, Guerlain Spa and the Plaza fitness center.

Designed by "master of the skyscraper" Henry Janeway Hardenburg, the famous penthouses were first featured in Alfred Hitchcock’s "North by Northwest."

Fans may also recognize The Plaza in the children’s book "Eloise," written by author Kay Thompson in 1955. 

The Plaza penthouse

The famous penthouses were first featured in Alfred Hitchcock’s "North by Northwest." (Travis Mark/Eitan Gamliely for Sotheby’s International / Fox News)

Several notable celebrities, including Tommy Hilfiger, Frank Lloyd Wright and Marlene Dietrich have either stayed at the stunning hotel or lived at The Plaza. 

Other neighborhood celebrities include Taylor Swift, Meryl Streep, Hugh Jackman and Robert DeNiro.

The Midtown Manhattan neighborhood is surrounded by the city’s top landmarks, such as Times Square, the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Center.

In 1988, Donald Trump bought The Plaza for $407.5 million and said, "It isn’t just a building, it's the ultimate work of art," according to the real estate site.

The listing is held by Sotheby’s International Realty.