Jessica Alba and smoking hot are often used in the same sentence, but this time its for real. Guests at the Smyth Tribeca found themselves smoked out of their hotel rooms by the Dark Angel star on Tuesday evening.
In New York for the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of her new movie The Killer Inside Me, Jessica Alba was trying to heat up fish sticks around 5.30 pm, and couldn’t figure out how the oven worked.
The incident almost burned down her room with fire alarms clanging all over the hotel, and ended with fire trucks coming to the rescue. Page Six says the guests were all ”pretty pissed.”
Smyth Tribeca, a Thompson Hotel, exudes a sense of casual elegance and sophistication with an award-winning lobby designed by Yabu Pushelberg.
With just 100 rooms offering floor-to-ceiling windows, private terraces and Manhattan views, not to mention the art by John Sparagana on the walls, the hotel exudes exclusivity.
An exclusivity which is further enhanced by the 400 thread-count linens, Frette robes, marble bathrooms with walk-in floor-to-ceiling translucent glass showers, soaking tubs and Hans Grohe rain showerheads.
Smyth Tribeca was conceptualized to represent the anonymity of Mr. & Mrs. Smith, and as such also offers a sense of refuge. This discretion, along with the location, the limited number of rooms and the artsy upscale look and feel of the hotel attracts plenty of celebrities.
But if you happen to be a culinary arsonist like Jessica Alba, the hotel would prefer you make use of the other options, which includes a well-stocked mini-bar in your room. There’s the Smyth Lobby Bar which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and an espresso bar for sandwiches and pastries during the day and lighter fare at night.
If that’s not enough, opening next month at the hotel is Frederick Lesort’s Plein Sud Restaurant and Lounge, with cuisine from the South of France.
Smyth photo courtesy Smyth Tribeca; Jessica Alba photo by Bobbyprom
Info: 85 West Broadway New York NY 10007; (212) 587-7000; www.thompsonhotels.com/