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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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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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Lowell, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just back from my third stay in three years at the Library Hotel, this time for two nights over a weekend. The place was immaculate with high quality furnishings and fixtures throughout. The staff was friendly, polite and helpful. A Continental breakfast buffet is included as is evening wine and cheese. Both are basic but satisfying and everything offered is... More

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Saskatoon, SK
17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Library Hotel is one of those gems in a huge city that everyone should know about! It is a tall, narrow building, a block from the NYC Public Library, a 15 minute walk to Times Square, and a block from the subway. The people at the front desk can arrange show tickets, dinner reservations - and are very friendly... More

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85 reviews 85 reviews
14 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This jewel of a boutique hotel on smart Madison Avenue, close to Grand Central Station, has situation, style and courtesy. Quiet and understated, each room has a library theme with books on shelves everywhere one looks. Our room was themed 'Biography' and, on the 9th floor, had a wonderful view up and down Madison Avenue owing to the small wing... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The reviews are correct. This hotel and is staff are superb. Great location, helpful service, great amenities and impeccable rooms. My wife and I traveled here for her first trip to the city and the Library helped make it a memorable one.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We travelled with friends and all four of us agreed that this was a fantastic hotel. The rooms were comfortable, clean and quiet. A good selection of tasty breakfast foods was available each morning and cheese and wine in the library each evening was a great way to unwind after a busy day. All the staff were very attentive and... More

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I was looking for a hotel, I skipped over this one because one reviewer said it was noisy. I decided to call the hotel and was told - that NYC is the city that never sleeps and yes, you may hear noisy from outside. And yes, we heard some noise, but not much, it is muffled - but you... More

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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So often in big cities the hotels are large and impersonal with everything an extra charge. Not so with the Library Hotel. For the same price as many other New York hotels, this classy little boutique hotel offers free Wi-fi, a continental breakfast with a lot of variety and wine and cheese in the library every afternoon. As if the... More

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Yorktown Heights, New York
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6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live about 40 minutes outside NYC, occasionally though I need to spend the night. This particular weekend I was running in the NYC marathon! I chose this hotel for the location to grand central station and the NY public library. It was PERFECT! Nicely decorated, staff was amazing! The bar/lounge was really nice for my friends and family to... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very welcoming hotel with excellent friendly staff. We booked a petit rom which had everything required but it certainly was petit. The breakfast was always well presented and staff very attentive. In the early evening cheese and wine was available, this was pleasant. We did go the rooftop bar one evening but there was only 1 other couple and... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone was very kind and professional during my stay, always smiling and attentive. Not a chic hotel, but my room was nicely decorated, with high quality sheets and a very comfy bed (most important in my opinion). A small tv, which encouraged reading all the books even more. Since Madison is a busy avenue you should opt for a room... More

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