The Peabody, Memphis

12 03 2012

Some more photos from The Peabody in Memphis… This is a grand old hotel, in every sense.

Sunrise from hotel room at The Peabody, Memphis

Sunrise from hotel room at The Peabody, Memphis, Sunday 11 March 2012

Duck motif in the tiles in the elevators

Duck motif in the tiles in the elevators... duck motifs are everywhere!

Lobby fountain where the ducks spend part of their day

Lobby fountain where the ducks spend part of their day (too early for them when this photo was taken)

Lobby roof above fountain

Lobby ceiling (glass?) above fountain

Lobby ceiling edge detail

Lobby ceiling edge detail

 

Lobby ceiling -- cornice detail

Lobby ceiling -- cornice detail

Marble corridor to function rooms on the mezzanine floor above the lobby

Marble corridor to function rooms on the mezzanine floor above the lobby

Room number/knocker

Room number/knocker (blurred for privacy reasons)

And even though we’re not getting a morning paper, they are delivered to the room by hanging them in a special bag on the doorknob, not tossed ‘somewhere near the door’ as in other hotels.


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