Funny Funny Hotel Jokes

Yuk Yuk! A person checks into a hotel for the first time in his life, and goes up to his room. Five minutes later he calls the desk and say, “You’ve given me a room with no exit. How do I leave?”
The desk clerk says, “Sir, that’s absurd. Have you looked for the door?”
The person says, ” Well, there’s one door that leads to the bathroom. There’s a second door that goes into the closet. And there’s a door I haven’t tried, but it has a ‘do not disturb’ sign on it.”

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The New Conference Center at the Condor Hotel Brooklyn

We’re very proud of our new conference center! Check out some great info below.

The Condor Conference Center

The Condor Hotel is a premier venue for conferences, lectures, and corporate events. Our staff and caterers put heart and soul into your event, working with you and your team to make your seminar, your meeting, or your luncheon most memorable and successful.

Besides the magnificent and modern venue, we offer upscale catering with waiter service; we also offer discounted lodging and parking for your attendees.

To reserver the space, please contact us:

Phone: 718.5.CONDOR
Fax: 718.6.CONDOR
E-mail: info@condorny.com

Testimonials

We held a full-day orientation and conference at the Condor for our local agents. Everyone at the hotel contributed to making this event such an amazing success.
-Ed Colello, New York Life, Brooklyn, NY

We held a seminar at the Condor in March. The sales staff was very helpful in arranging everything, the ballroom staff treated us like royalty, and the catering was magnificent.
- Tradition Title Agency, Bay Shore, New York

We came to the Condor for a tenants’ association meeting. The place was set up nicely and we had a great and productive meeting. We would definitely consider the Condor as our first choice for the future. Thanks
-Lilly, Deroso Management, Brooklyn, New York.

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Red Hook Brooklyn – A very cool place to visit

Condor NY Hotel BrooklynIf you’re in New York, Brooklyn, perhaps staying at the Condor Hotel :), there aren’t many better places to check out than the Redhook section of  Hip Brooklyn.  It’s also a great place for Pro and Amateur photo enthusiasts to check out as well. So, enjoy the info below and remember to lug along the camera for this trip!

Here’s some info from About.com:

Though one of the oldest neighborhoods in New York, it is only recently that attention has been given to Red Hook’s industrial charm. With unparalleled views of Lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty, to walk down Red Hook’s cobble stone streets is to walk through history.

A newly built cruise ship terminal foreshadows more development to come, but waterfront warehouses still make up much of the neighborhood. To the east lays one of Brooklyn’s largest public housing projects, the Red Hook Houses.

Red Hook Activities & Attractions:

The best views in Red Hook are had at the Valentino Pier, which is surrounded by a small grassy park perfect for picnicking. The nearby Waterfront Museum and Showboat Bargeprovides educational programs for both kids and adults, and further east you’ll find the Red Hook Recreation Area, which houses a large public swimming pool.

Red Hook Shopping:

For antique jewelry, stop by Erie Basin, where owner Russell Whitmore sells 19th and early 20th century finds. Red Hook is home to both a Fairway supermarket and a popularIkea furniture store, which opened in 2008.

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How to Tip a Hotel Maid

While tipping a chambermaid is not obligatory, it’s a nice gesture.

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  • Be aware that the same chambermaid may not be cleaning your room every day.

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  • Leave the money for him/her in a conspicuous and obvious place, such as on top of the desk, the TV or the pillow.

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  • Give the money to the maid personally, as a safer alternative, or hand the envelope to the desk clerk and write “chambermaid” on it.

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  • Tip a maid $3 per night in an upscale hotel, $1 per night in other hotels. If you stay for a week, a bit more (perhaps $5 to $7 a night) is appropriate.

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  • Reward extra service, such as bringing more soap or towels, with an appropriate tip.

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  • Avoid adding the maid’s tip to your hotel bill as you check out.

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Attractions in New York during the spring time…

Visiting and sightseeing any city during spring time can be a memorable experience and New York is no exception. A great place to visit all year round, Brooklyn, New York is especially vibrant and opulent in spring. To enjoy the trip completely, it is important to reserve high quality accommodation in hotels like Condor hotels, after collecting comprehensive information on hotels from hotel reviews, restaurants and tourist spots from sites like Trip Advisor. Some NY attractions that are a must visit in spring are,

●      Tribeca Film Festival: Lower Manhattan becomes the venue for Tribeca Film Festival during the season and myriad internationally acclaimed films are screened there, much to the delight of the film aficionados.

●      Cherry Blossom Season: A visit to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden during spring offers breath taking views of cherry blossoms. Visitors to the garden can watch and capture photos of delicate cherry blossoms and take a walk beneath the boughs.

●      Easter Sunday: The Easter Sunday parade spectacle with participants sporting elaborate costumes and bonnets on the streets from early morning till evening is another prime attraction.

●      Brooklyn Museum: The second largest museum in the city with an impressive lineup of artifacts and exhibits can be a great spot to stop by, throughout the year.

●      Brooklyn Bridge: Ideal for walking tours, the bridge can provide you a great view of the city in spring.

●      Earth Day: Join in the festivities and celebration during Earth day in New York that is filled with environment awareness programs and projects, and live concerts.

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‘Keep the Change’ for clueless tippers

Steve Dublanica of Waiter Rant has returned to the bookshelves with more behind-the-scenes intelligence for the urban consumer.

Keep the Change: A Clueless Tipper’s Quest to Become the Guru of the Gratuity” offers up interviews with hotel doormen, bellhops, bartenders, cabbies, strippers, bathroom attendants and others to help answer the question: How much should I tip?

It’s a must read for any tourist in New York (or anywhere else for that matter).

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A look inside Condor’s ballroom:

The elegant, upscale Condor Ballroom offers an extraordinary setting for your most important events. The hotel’s exquisite ballroom boasts more than three thousand square feet and will easily accommodate one-hundred couples. The hall is available for Bar Mitzvahs, engagements, anniversaries, banquets and events and will wow your guests with its spectacular ambiance and decor.

 

Catering

Catering is available at your request. Several tiers of service, decor and menu options are available to accommodate varying requirements and budgets. Our in-house catering department headed by acclaimed caterer Tuli Guttman, will work with you to create an unforgettable affair.

 

Food

With each setting artistically and elegantly presented, treat your guests to a rich medley of delicately balanced flavors that they won’t soon forget. At Condor, the food is succulently fresh and prepared on-site in our pristine, gleaming, state-of-the-art kitchen. Connoisseurs will appreciate the upscale menu options and exotic ingredients used to create an exceptional epicurean experience.

 

Ambiance

Guests enter through the posh Condor Hotel lobby where they are graciously welcomed and directed by our friendly front-desk staff. As they enter the ballroom and take in their surroundings, they’re completely enveloped in an aura that exudes class, luxury, and warmth all at once.

 

Meetings And Conferences

Meetings at the Condor Hotel are well-run, smooth affairs. The Condor’s 3,500 square foot ballroom is divisible into multiple, separate meeting areas. Condor’s personal conference coordinator will oversee every detail – before, during, and after your meeting, from elegant food presentations to the creative use of our meeting facilities. To reserve our conference services, please send us an inquiry or call us at 718.5.CONDOR.

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