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Library Hotel

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299 Madison Ave., at 41st St., Entrance on 41st Street, New York City, NY 10017
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    5 of 5 stars
  • 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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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

One of my favorites. Great execution. Wine hour was great. Rooms are small but well done. Great location. Staff were all attentive and friendly. Roof top bar was great. Very popular so keep that in mind. Maddison and Vine was good but not memorable.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had two nights at The Library purely on the reviews from Trip Advisor. I wasn't disappointed. This hotel lived up to its reviews. The staff were very helpful. In particular the lovely Tim who went out of his way after I had a mishap on a double decker bus just prior to arrival. Throughout my stay he enquired after... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location of the Library Hotel was fantastic - very central and close enough to walk to most areas that we wanted to see. What we enjoyed most about the hotel was the character - the lovely lobby and as true book lovers, well, we were in heaven. The rooms are small but we spend so much time exploring New... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent six nights at LH, my second visit. Worth every second. Central, clean, friendly. Nice room, reading room an oasis. And an Hemingway at Bookmarks! Can recommend LH for all who want's a good stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In Midtown Manhattan, The Library Hotel exceeded our expectations in many ways. We researched lots of places to stay for our first visit to New York and the Library came top in so many areas! The location was just perfect, nice & centrally based. The rooms & decor throughout was superb. The staff were excellent and couldn't have been more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Is the 2nd time my husband & I have stayed in this hotel. And, it won't be our last. Loved everything at this hotel. True perfection! Beds are super comfy, room is spotless, complimentary bottled water and slippers are a nice touch in the room!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First Time in New York, and I really liked the hotel and the location. Courteous employees and helpful. Clean rooms with good view. Close to metro and walking distance to Empire State and Times Square. Will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Library Hotel for 5 nights in May 15 and loved it.. Top location right in the middle of Manhattan, next door to Grand Central Station and the NY Public Library, walking distance to the Empire State Building, The Rockefeller Centre, Radio City and Times Square, the hotel is the perfect base camp for explorers. You don't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel lived up to every expectation we had! Great location, lovely room, friendly service and many details (like the cheese&wine) that you just don't receive in most other hotels. Especially want to mention the breakfast hostess who was so accommodating and smiling even in the busiest breakfast-rush!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is our second stay and needless to say we absolutely love it. The staff here make the place and it's perfectly located just across from Grand Central. Great views from all the rooms. We got engaged here and will certainly be coming back. Best hotel in New York!

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