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Library Hotel

4.0 of 5 299 Madison Ave., at 41st St., Entrance on 41st Street, New York City, NY 10017
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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I could not have asked for a more comfortable stay in NYC with my twelve year old son. Our room was on the fourth floor. Street noise was never an issue. I thoroughly enjoyed the breakfast offerings each morning and afternoon treats/wine. The cleanliness, location and wonderful staff make this boutique hotel a perfect choice while visiting NYC.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Back yesterday from our first trip to NY. What a find this hotel was with its book theme. Our room was on the 6th floor and plenty big enough for us. It was spotlessly clean. Unlike some reviewers we were very happy with the continental type breakfast. To have 24/7 access to the breakfast area is a real bonus for... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For a brief review: we had a wonderful stay at The Library (my wife is a librarian so we had to stay there). The hotel is delightful and well-positioned in Manhattan to get wherever you want to go. The room was small but comfortable. The staff were uniformly helpful and friendly. The Reading Room on the second floor is a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a beautiful hotel in a fantastic location. We loved its boutique feel and library theming. We had a large Madison Ave fronting suite with a huge bed, comfy sofa bed for our teenager, and beautiful marbled bathroom. Do ask for a upper level floor. The traffic on Madison Ave hardly stops, but not really an issue higher up though... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for four nights at the beginning of October, and couldn't fault it! The staff were wonderful, nothing was too much trouble. The location is great too; a stone's throw from Grand Central and 10 mins from the Empire State. It's not the cheapest hotel, but you get a great choice of breakfast goodies; tea & cakes in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a nice boutique hotel with compact rooms, but very expensive for what it offers. The cold buffet breakfast is a joke for $600+ per night and the rooms are very very small for the price. Great location and very good staff though, just not great value for money

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently spent 8 days at this hotel, and had a fantastic stay. The staff are excellent: they really know what service is all about. We chose this hotel because we are book lovers, and it did not disappoint. Our room (mysteries) had great books, the breakfast room has a lovely selection of books, and the art books in the... More

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Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

.Getting away from the bustling areas such as Broadway, situated at the cultural, quiet location, but walk distance to a lot of famous landmarks of New York. The room is not spacious, but homey, I liked the mattress so much, for me, it’s really a hard choice to lie on the bed all day or take an excursion in NY.... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a great hotel. The location is fantastic. The room was a little small but the bathroom was great and this is the middle of New York. The staff were wonderful. The Doorman was so pleasant and happy that he sent you out into New York with a smile on your face. The 2nd floor lounge was a real bonus.... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed for the weekend for my daughter's wedding. Lovely hotel and great staff. Would stay there again in a heartbeat. Very central location in the city to everything. Books in each room are selected by the card catalog section. There is a beauty book room or a management book room, very original idea.

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  • Great location(27)
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  • Continental breakfast(22)
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Address: 299 Madison Ave., at 41st St., Entrance on 41st Street, New York City, NY 10017
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Murray Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Library Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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