We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Idlewild

Is this your business?
145 E Houston St, New York City, NY 10002-1046
+1 212-477-5005
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Very well-provided bookshop!

I was in NYC for a holiday. Since I'm keen on reading and traveling, I searched on the Internet... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2015
Francyfre
,
Piacenza, Italy
Good travel bookshop, but check opening hours

A good selection of travel books both USA and other countries, it also doubles as a language... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2014
BletchleyCat
,
Milton Keynes
Read all 3 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average33%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
May 22, 2015
“Very well-provided bookshop!”
Jul 20, 2014
“Good travel bookshop, but check opening hours”
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
LOCATION
145 E Houston St, New York City, NY 10002-1046
Manhattan
CONTACT
Website
+1 212-477-5005
Write a ReviewReviews (3)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Filter
Reviewed May 22, 2015

I was in NYC for a holiday. Since I'm keen on reading and traveling, I searched on the Internet some of the best bookstores in Manhattan. One of them was Idlewild, which is specialized on travel books. I was looking for 2 guides: one easy...More

1  Thank Francyfre
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 20, 2014

A good selection of travel books both USA and other countries, it also doubles as a language learning centre. The assistant was helpful and knowledgeable about the books she stocked. However it tends to open in the afternoon and evening only so check the times....More

Thank BletchleyCat
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 26, 2009

The place was average but nice.

Thank travelbug11705
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 475 hotels in New York City
The Ridge Hotel
426 reviews
.02 miles away
The Gatsby Hotel
70 reviews
.04 miles away
SIXTY LES
1,232 reviews
.09 miles away
PUBLIC
357 reviews
.09 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Prune
397 reviews
.04 miles away
Yonah Schimmel's Knishes Bakery
269 reviews
.03 miles away
Mezetto
97 reviews
.05 miles away
Spaghetti Incident
44 reviews
.06 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Sidewalks of New York Tours
751 reviews
.10 miles away
Rockwood Music Hall
65 reviews
.07 miles away
Explore the Apple
25 reviews
.11 miles away
Sixty Lower East Side
20 reviews
.10 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Idlewild staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit