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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our daughters 40th birthday treat. Mum and daughter had a fantastic holiday. The Excelsior hotel was superb. We were upgraded to a suite. Staff great, friendly and helpful Accommodation clean, spacious and welcoming

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Hotel was chosen for us by Tour Company Cosmos as part of our tour of Eastern USA. All the staff we came across were very friendly and helpful. We had a lovely view of the street and park but it was slightly obscured by netting and scaffolding for external works being carried out. We arrived late and tired and... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel was great value for money. Due to maintenance there was scaffolding outside the building but it was fine and didn't interrupt us. The rooms were clean and the beds were comfy. Air conditioning in the room but no fridge. Towels and hair dryer were supplied. Breakfast is probably worth getting somewhere else as the street food is incredible.... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a charming older hotel with some beautiful architectural details that speak to bygone elegance. The linens and room were up-to-date, even if the bathroom tile was a little dated. The room was quiet and comfortable. The staff really didn't seem like they wanted to be there. They didn't really look me in the eye and complained at one... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I come to NYC frequently for business. I usually try to stay close to my office which is near Penn Station but all the hotels were either booked or upped their rates due to the U. N. being in session. What a joy to have been sent uptown to this lovely hotel! It is in a great neighborhood, and the... More 

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Versailles, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A fine stay, The room fit the description The location is great The staff quite helpful The breakfast is enjoyable The lifts can be crowded at times, but overall are ok One detail though. Maybe a bit of tutorial for foreigners about the faucets of the shower would help

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the Excelsior while in town for a family wedding. The suite was perfect for our family with two adults and two teenagers. The room was pretty, the overall atmosphere elegant, and having a breakfast option onsite was helpful. Our favorite part was the location next to the Museum of Natural History, Central Park and within walking distance of... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a two night layover in New York and wanted to stay in the upper west side. Based on that locational preference, we did a thorough search of all options for 3 and 4 star hotels in the area. Based on the room space and price, we opted for a suite at the Excelsior. Beautiful room and sitting area,... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm posting this because the Excelsior hotel asked me to review my stay there, which was to have been on 9/10/16. However I didn't stay there, because the hotel could never find the reservation I made directly with them in April (I provided them the confirmation number). I discovered this when I happened to call them a couple of weeks... More 

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Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are very good and clean, with excellent facilites, the staff extremely helpfull anf friendly, excellent and idea location for exploring uptown or mid town Manhatten, which defintely stay her again jus short walk from Central park and the

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theater performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Excelsior Upper West Side NYC Hotel Located in the fashionable Upper West Side neighborhood between Central Park and Columbus Avenue, the Excelsior Hotel is a beautifully renovated hotel with an abundance of old world charm and comfort. This landmark hotel is characteristic of Manhattan's architectural beauty among the dramatic Central Park setting; thoroughly complimented by modern conveniences and luxuries. The Excelsior Hotel is located in one of New York City's trendiest neighborhoods, overlooking the American Museum of Natural History and the Rose Center for Earth and Space. Popular attractions such as Lincoln Center, the Beacon Theatre, and Columbia University are within walking distance to the Excelsior. A leisurely stroll across Central Park to the Upper East Side leads to the luxurious boutiques of Madison Avenue, an endless selection of restaurants, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Guggenheim and Whitney Museums. If your plans include an evening at the theatre or site seeing among the hustle and bustle of Manhattan, famous attractions such as Times Square, the Empire State Building, and Rockefeller Center are a quick ride from the Excelsior Hotel by New York Taxi, Subway, or bus. Manhattan's Excelsior Hotel features an elegantly and comfortably appointed Lobby; inviting guests to feel at home upon their arrival. Its New York City hotel room accommodations are inspired with an Art Deco contemporary motif with countless amenities and services to make a stay at the Excelsior Hotel an experience for guests desiring more than a typical New York "tourist" hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Excelsior Hotel

Address: 45 West 81st Street, New York City, NY 10024-6025
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Upper West Side , Manhattan
Price Range: $186 - $464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Excelsior Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 200
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Also Known As:
Excelsior New York City
Excelsior Hotel New York City
Hotel Style:
#152 Business Hotel in New York City
#207 Family Hotel in New York City
#220 Romantic Hotel in New York City
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