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Excelsior Hotel

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45 West 81st Street, New York City, NY 10024
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Perth, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We paid more for a better room view. When we got there the building was covered in scaffolding, covering our view - we felt ripped off and we never got an apology for this. Also the 'welcome' was totally unfriendly and the building was leaking water on the 2nd floor, a constant drip from the ceiling - whole hotel felt... More 

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Westwood, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

wonderful hotel! we've stayed here several times. everyone very helpful & courteous & efficient at front desk. rooms were very clean and beds extremely comfortable. we will definitely return. the location of the Exxcelsior could hardly be better -- lovely neighborhood, close to the subway and within walking distance of many restaurants. if we needed a cab, the Staff was... More 

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good location so easy to get around, close by the park for a leisurely stroll. Sure it has some construction going on but we didnt find it intrusive. Overall great staff all of whom were very helpful, especially the concierge.

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La Verne, United States
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nothing was noted on webpage about construction ... and for this californian ...6am ny time is 3am ... woke up by pounding and very loud conversations... opened the blind to see someone right outside our window maybe 8 feet away from bed hahaha on the 15th floor. Called front desk to conplain as the only notification you get is a... More 

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St. Louis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Positives: -I stayed on the eighth floor overlooking the Museum of Natural History. Although I wish the scaffolding hadn't obstructed the view, looking out the windows still provided a nice look out at the city. -The room itself was pretty small, but perfect for a person staying alone. -The bed was very soft and cozy. -The heater worked very well--... More 

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Huntington Station, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location, good comfortable room, no complaints. Doesn't have its own restaurant and bar but there is a restaurant attached which is good. We stayed here during the January 2016 blizzard that shut down above ground transportation in NYC and found everyone to be pleasant and professional. The price was reasonable too given we made the reservation on our way... More 

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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel room small but had everything it we needed except wi-fi. This could only be accessed in the lobby. The drinks machine didn't work and we had no tea/coffee/kettle in our room which we expect in the UK? The Reception man was the most miserable man ever and was obviously tired and fed up of being nice to stupid tourists.... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Liked the comfort of the room. Happy to have a window in the bathroom. Enjoyed the work out room. Would have liked to have smaller choices for breakfast rather than a whole buffet. Appreciated the refrigerator.

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West Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second stay at this hotel (not sure why I didn't review before) and both times our stay has been very good. Love the location - right across the street from the natural history museum and central park. This time we had a room with a view (didn't ask just lucky) of the skyline and the museum at... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was in a great location, just a block or so from central park and across from the museum. It also has an attractive retro style decor but that is pretty much where it stops. First I had paid for a view room and yes it had a nice view of the museum which was unfortunately obstructed by the... More 

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