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Library Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   299 Madison Ave., at 41st St., Entrance on 41st Street, New York City, NY 10017 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #3 of 446 hotels in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed for 4 nights in April. The rooms are perfect size as you are hardly in them and have everything you could need. The bonus of breakfast and evening wine and cheese was well welcomed. As someone who is on a gluten free diet I was not expecting much but I asked on the first morning and the staff made... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The library hotel was one of our highlights when we visited New York recently. All the staff were really friendly and I looked forward every afternoon to go and sit for a while or longer :-) reading, having tea and cookies or juice and lovely snacks in the reading room. Should I have the opportunity to return to New York... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel for 4 nights and were delighted with it. Our room was on the small side but we had been prepared for this - thanks to other reviews! The reception staff were really helpful (particularly Tim, who welcomed us on arrival) and overall it felt like a 5 star stay. This was undoubtedly due to the... More

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Ayer, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From start to finish, the staff at the Library Hotel were generously accommodating! At the time of my reservation, I was assured I would have a room on the third floor as requested. They were very flexible with my check in time. There was always a warm greeting when I went out and returned. Truly felt like I was family.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 6 nights at this wonderful hotel. We couldn't find fault anywhere (not that we were looking to find fault). We had a petit room and had absolutely no problems with it. We didn't spend enough time in the room for it to become a problem. The breakfast was lovely, especially the gorgeous fresh fruit. There was plenty... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely hotel - it does everything that you need from a hotel really well and without fuss. The staff are outstanding - warm, friendly, helpful and seem to genuinely care that your stay in NY is as good as possible. Breakfast (excellent) and wi-fi are included in room rates, which is a huge plus. Cookies and drinks... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I loved staying at the Library. The personal attention and general attitude is welcoming. We felt as if we were staying at a friend's home. Our junior suite was thoughtfully designed, comfortable , with plenty of roomy closets, drawers, and shelves. The "reading room" was a place I loved to relax in late afternoon because of it's... More

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Westfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Library Hotel remains one of our favorites. It is close to the theater district, museums, NYPL, restaurants etc. Yet it remains a spot of quiet in the bustling city. Best of all the staff are outstanding. We really enjoy our quiet and stimulating getaways.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambiance and hospitable staff made this a. special treat. Our room was comfortable while not overly spacious. The wine and cheese reception from 5 -7:00 was a treat after a day of museums and seeing the sights. The location is. outstanding - so much is within esay walking distance. We will be back!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location, wonderful staff and lovely rooms. The size of the hotel gives it a special, intimate atmosphere. Definitely a NYC favourite. 24 hour access to the lounge is a life-saver in the jet lag stakes.

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  • Grand Central(39)
  • Great location(27)
  • Reading room(27)
  • Times Square(26)
  • Continental breakfast(22)
  • Very nice(16)
  • Rooftop bar(16)
  • Junior suite(16)
  • Wine cheese(12)
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Additional Information about Library Hotel

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
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in New York City
#2 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#9 Business Hotel in New York City
#9 Romantic Hotel in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Library Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Library Hotel boasts over 6000 hand-selected books organized by the Dewey Decimal System. With a very central midtown Manhattan location, the hotel is within walking distance of The New York Public Library, Grand Central Terminal, The Empire State Building and Times Square, to name just a few. Take advantage of The Library Hotel Collection’s signature Continental Breakfast Buffet and evening wine and cheese reception in our Reading Room. Cappuccino, water, fruit, cookies and pastries are available in this space for our guests 24 hours a day. Also included with your reservation is complimentary WiFi and passes to the nearby New York Sports Club. Visit our indoor and outdoor rooftop, Bookmark’s Lounge, for literary themed cocktails and small plates. ... more   less 
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