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The lobby lounge W Downtown New York. | Lori Rackl~Sun-Times

The lobby lounge at the W Downtown New York. | Lori Rackl~Sun-Times

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Updated: October 3, 2011 12:02PM

W Hotels’ newest New York City outpost is a prime place to stay during next month’s 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. The 217-room W New York - Downtown, which opened last year, overlooks the former World Trade Center site. Even if you don’t spend the night, drop by for a drink and some stellar (and somber) views in the sleek lobby lounge; (646) 826-8600,

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