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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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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I arrived at the Library Hotel (booked on the recommendation of a friend) tired and angry that I'd missed a prized reservation at a restaurant due to flight delays... I was ready to pick up on any fault! There was however not a single one. The staff were friendly and efficient, the room gorgeous and the bed comfortable (including the... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Look, I don't gush. I try to leave a really balanced review but there's really no balance here. It was the best hotel experience I've EVER had. (Same with my new husband, but he hasn't done a lot of traveling). Right from the word go, the staff at the hotel could NOT do more for us. They were friendly and... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to NYC and we were happy with our choice of hotel. Perfectly located, a block from Grand Central Terminal, 5 minutes walk to Fifth Avenue, 10-15 mins to Times Square; easy access to buses and taxis. It was easy to get anywhere in NY from the hotel and we went far and wide. The hotel... More

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Chose this hotel for the New York leg of our recent US holiday and was not disappointed. Great location in midtown, really friendly staff and excellent afternoon (and early evening) wine and nibbles. Buffet Breakfast was also very enjoyable. The Junior Suite we had was easily large enough for myself, my wife and our 16 year old son. The room... More

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

Thank you to the 'Librarians' for making our stay so enjoyable. It was almost a shame we were out of the hotel a lot due to sight seeing! The location was absolutely ideal. 10 - 15 mins from Times Square, 2 minutes from Grand Central Station, 10 minutes from 5th Avenue and you can see the NYC public library from... More

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I loved this hotel. The staff is friendly and helpful. I loved that each room has books along a specific theme. I had ethics and it was so interesting to immerse myself in all the different angles on ethics. The roofdeck is charming too. I love it here and can't wait to go back.

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Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had read all the reviews on TA and this hotel seemed to stand out amongst all the rest so it was our first choice when visiting New York. Having spent the last four days there, it's obvious why. The staff are simply second to none. From the minute we arrived , it was like we were the most important people... More

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Darmstadt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Searching for a quite place to stay, conveniently located next to the NY Library? In love with books? Then check in at the Library Hotel which offers nice rooms, a wonderful rooftop terrace (with bar), and VERY friendly and helpful staff. Moreover, you get served great coffee, and there's a wine reception in late afternoons...so don't miss!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I booked a room at the Library based on highly positive reviews published in different websites. The beginning was a bit disappointing in the view of the room somehow smaller and less attractive than expected and without a bath tub. However, after reporting our first impression, we had the opportunity to discover the exceptionally warm and friendly... More

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a real discovery. We had a corner room that was just spectacular - double aspect with city views. Real sense of being in the city but high enough to be ok with noise (certainly not peaceful but who wants that in NY!). Staff are effortlessly helpful and responsive. The breakfast on the second floor was efficient, simple and... More

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  • Grand Central(39)
  • Reading room(27)
  • Great location(27)
  • Times Square(26)
  • Continental breakfast(22)
  • Rooftop bar(16)
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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Library Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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