The 569-unit, 55-story hotel "has lost hundreds of nights' worth of business in a single month due to customers relocating after one night of enduring noise, including the blasting of rock, and physical vibrations resulting from the construction," says the suit, filed in Manhattan Supreme Court.
And you know what? We believe them because it happened to us. Well, to contributor JetsetCD actually. Here's what she wrote about the hotel back in 2008:
Initially we dove into the minibar to check out the goods, but our attention was instead diverted by a rumpled notice on the nightstand. The polite note from the Millenium Hilton's management apologized for the noise of the nearby construction and came complete with safety-orange earplugs. Turns out, the 24-hour work, being done on none other than the World Trade Center site below, was noisy enough for us to break out the plugs.