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City Sleepover – A cluster of downtown hotels are upping the ante these days with dramatic refreshes. In Union Square, the 103-year-old Hotel Triton just unveiled a $6 million reno executed by Rose Ink Workshop. The new lobby has vaulted ceilings, while the 140 guest rooms sport floral poppy patterns and bold colors.