NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The iconic Plaza Hotel on Fifth Avenue is welcoming guests for the first time in more than a year Thursday.
The hotel had been closed during the coronavirus pandemic.READ MORE: Conservation Work Done On Gay Liberation Monument In Christopher Park
The Plaza says it is taking safety precautions to keep guests and employees safe.READ MORE: New York's COVID State Of Emergency Set To Expire Thursday
Guests will have the option of a contactless check-in and there will be higher standards of housekeeping throughout the property, the hotel said.MORE NEWS: 'Diaphragm Law' Banning NYPD Officers From Applying Pressure To Suspect's Torso Struck Down
In-suite COVID testing is also available for guests.