i decided to visit this hotel based on other guests opinions and I can by myself verify it's excellence. Elysee is a boutique hotel, with character and charm. Classic music in low volume accompanies the complimentary breakfast, classic paintings everywhere, fresh flowers all around in the public areas, friendly and efficient staff. Also complimentary offered variety of refreshments ,wines, cheeses, fruits, fresh vegetables, excellent quality biscuits (every day between 17:00 -20:00) served in the red carpeted room ,equipped with coffee tables, big armchairs and bookshelves all reminding rather a private mansion's drawing room than a hotel's lobby.
As for the bed, there are not enough words to describe the softness of the bed's linen, felt like I was enveloped in whipped cream or a fluffy cloud. The hotel offers also a variety of choices for a superb sleep such as "memory" pillows, "sleephones "(special soft headphones hidden in a head band) permits you hear relaxing music while in bed, and many more. The queen room was pleasant with light blue and cream stripes wallpaper, a comfortable sofa, lots of drawers, and an antique cabinet. The room as well the hotel was spotless clean.
In the same block with Elysee are fine restaurants as well as in the hotel itself.
The only inconvenience is the absence of "flexible -split shower" in the bathroom (fixed on the wall shower is not at all helpful). But the overall experience of the hotel Elysee is grate.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- At the Hotel Elysée, you will find the warmth and charm of a countryside inn right here in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Like some of the most distinctive bed and breakfasts in the world, the Hotel Elysée offers its guests so much more than is ever expected from a luxury hotel – all included in the nightly rate. At Hotel Elysee, guests are welcome to unwind in the clubroom with complimentary refreshments serviced throughout the day, including the Library Hotel Collection’s signature Continental Breakfast Buffet each morning, wine and cheese receptions each evening from 5PM-8PM, and coffee, tea, cookies and fresh fruits are served all day. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and bottled water is provided upon check-in. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Elysee Hotel New York City
- Elysee New York City