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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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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This review is way way late (we were in nyc in december this time last year) and when we returned to singapore, we started our own business etc and it just got way too busy till now. We were in nyc for 7 nights and stayed at the library hotel for all 7 nights. Here is my experience: - we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I were stranded in NY for 18 hours due to a canceled Delta flight. We decided to take advantage of the time by exploring Manhattan. We found the Library Hotel on TripAdvisor and are so glad we did. We received a rate reduction because we did not arrive until after midnight. Even with the late arrival, we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel is charming and the staff are all very friendly and accommodating. The restaurant on the main floor has a nice bar which was convenient and good. Rooms are quite small but well designed and immaculate. Beds are very comfortable. A great place to stay for a weekend get away in New York as it has good amenities and it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed 5 nights in December, the service, location and free breakfast are all excellent,the only negative thing was the size of the room,i understand most rooms in NYC city are small but this was VERY small even for just two people, but that aside this hotel was spot on and the staff were amazing, I would... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is in an excellent location . Front desk staff polite and helpful . But however it could do with a few improvements. Only two very small lifts are in operation serving both guests and service staff . It can be very frustrating spending time waiting on lifts whilst staff are using them . The rooms are tiny .... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to New York for one night to see a show at Madison Square Garden. The Library was a fantastic choice for location to walk anywhere. The service was impeccable and the atmosphere was delightful. Would highly recommend for your next trip to NY.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed in deluxe queen room, size fine but only limited wardrobe space. Bathroom well equipped with shower and small bath, wonderful after long days walking in New York. Rooms and reception areas very clean. Staff polite and friendly. Breakfast facilities, wine and nibbles, coffee etc. a real bonus. We selected hotel after checking through Tripadvisor and we loved it. Most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've stayed at the Library Hotel a handful of times now, and have always been charmed by the staff, thrilled by the rooms (big fluffy comforters!! nice mattresses! books, books, books!) and delighted by the all-inclusive amenities. No extra here for wireless, water, or the other necessities of life, plus breakfast in the morning and a wine & cheese hour... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My family of four stayed over Thanksgiving 2014. We have stayed in midtown before - this was our first visit at Library Hotel. We selected because of great reviews and it was exactly as expected. Fabulous location and personal service are two reasons to stay. The complimentary breakfast, tea, and late afternoon refreshments help to provide some Additional value. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are traveling home from a great 3 day stay in NYC. The Library Hotel made our stay a wonderful experience. The room was perfect in every way. The staff was accommodating,friendly And knowledgeable. The breakfast and the wine and cheese in the evening surpassed our expectations. We will definitely return. Brealtor

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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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Also Known As:
Library Hotel New York City
The Library Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in New York City
#3 Business Hotel in New York City
#3 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#5 Romantic Hotel in New York City

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