Loo with a view! Luxury hotel has toilets visible to the public
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Possibility of getting stage fright while using these hotel toilets? High.
The loos on the 18th floor at the Standard Hotel's Boom Boom Room club in New York are visible to people on the street, thanks to their 10ft floor to ceiling windows.
Bare bottoms are being flashed to members of the public, who have been taking pictures of the unpleasant scene.
Tourist David Langdon, 55, from Melbourne, Australia told the New York Daily News: "The view outside is exciting, but the view inside is frightening.
"I saw people waving at me! Sitting on the royal throne, you don't expect a public viewing."
The bathroom windows are visible to tourists visiting the High Line park, a public area which is built on an historic freight rail line elevated above the streets in Manhattan's Meatpacking District, according to the Daily Mail.
There are no blinds for the more shy and retiring type, and, as the hotel is extremely popular with A-list celebs like Leonardo DiCaprio and Lady Gaga, we're guessing there could be an area for 'VIP pee'.
The Standard Hotel also hit the headlines last week after launching an eyebrow-raising ad campaign - with one image featuring a woman urinating on a rug in front of a man.
The series of photos has been entitled How To Be Politically Incorrect, and also feature a woman leaning over another woman to spit into a bowl of soup, and a man sticking his head down a woman's sweater.
The photographs are the work of Austrian artist Erwin Wurm, and have been commissioned to promote the five locations of The Standard Hotel, owned by André Balazs, which are in Los Angeles, Miami Beach, New York and (two) in West Hollywood.
According to the NY Times, Andre Balazs said Mr. Wurm "has a wonderful sense of humour," and he "embodies the spirit of the brand."
See inside the 'loos with views' here:
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