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Excelsior Hotel

3.5 of 5 45 West 81st Street, New York City, NY 10024
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friend and I spent 4 nights at the Excelsior and chose it for it's location . The location was good by Central Park and convenient to the subway and nice for anyone who wants a quieter location in the city . The room was large (but nothing special )with a small sitting area but lacked any amenities - no... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were in town for a Central Park concert. It couldn't have been easier. Calle Oche - the restaurant in the hotel is good food with a lively atmosphere. Overall this hotel is centrally located if you enjoy an UWS experience - steps from great restaurants, museums and Central Park.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although clean and well looked after we found some of the front reception staff non too welcoming. The dining room was expensive and very noisy during our stay.. In the cheapest motels we stayed in coffee was usually provided, whereas we had to pay for it here, plus payment for water in the room. Don't rely on wifi in your... More

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I haven't stayed here in several years and was pleased that everything looked updated. The location is great with plenty of good eating spots nearby. So nice and quiet for a NY hotel, especially if you're used to the 5am garbage trucks as well as the occasional car alarms and fire trucks. The rooms are spacious by NY standards and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here last September in their Excelsior Deluxe Room- it has 2 double beds and a separate living room, perfect for a family (there were four of us). The room is clean and so is the bathroom which is not that big but ok for New York. The room is overlooking the American Museum of Natural History which was nice... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a lovely old hotel right across the street from the American Museum of Natural History. The location is fantastic for upscale shopping, dining and visiting the museum. My reservation, and room rate, was for a room with a museum view. I was checked in to a room on the other side of the hotel but charged the higher... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved our week here in late September. We were fairly apprehensive about what the Excelsior would be like after reading some very poor reviews. However our doubts proved unfounded. The hotel is in an excellent position just opposite the Natural History Museum and adjacent to Central Park. It is only a few steps away from a subway station, making it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have stayed here many times. The location of the hotel is great, with very easy access to Central Park. The rooms are clean and nice. Overall, the hotel is reasonably priced for NY. Lots of great restaurants easily accessible

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a beautiful place to stay in NYC...perfect location, beautiful, clean rooms and while pricey, all hotels in NYC are! If I have to pay a high rate to stay in NYC this is the place I will always go. Staff friendly and happy to help if questions asked. Love the place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in this hotel for 4 nights at the end of September 2014. Was in a good location not too far from the hustle and bustle of times sqaure and very close to Central Park. First impressions of the hotel were very good checkin was very pleasant and the guy behind reception was very chatty and helpful and recommended somewhere... More

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Address: 45 West 81st Street, New York City, NY 10024
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Upper West Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Excelsior Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 200
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