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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent an evening here with my daughter, and the location could not be better if you would like to explore Central Park, walk to the American Museum of Natural History (right next door) or even walk to the museums on the other side of the park. We easily walked to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. We were upgraded to a... More 

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Virginia beach va
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The locAtion across from central part great. Easy access to subway station and lots of places to eat. Staff friendly and helpful . Rooms nicely decorated and well maintained. The only place we ever stay in the city . Get on c train downtown in minutes .

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Carnesville, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was very convenient. It is within walking distance to many attractions. There was some construction being done when we were there in October of 2015. It was not disruptive at all. The room was very small, but extremely clean and fresh. We ate breakfast buffet one morning but found it extremely expensive for what you get. So we... More 

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in Kensington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This gracious hotel was a lovely base for a recent weeklong piece of training work. Everything worked; the front desk was accommodating; the room was small but well-equipped and updated (though the hotel might want to upgrade linen quality). And Calle Ocho, the downstairs restaurant, is very well-reviewed elsewhere on Tripadvisor (dynamite cocktails, but I thought the food was a... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't beat the location in NYC. Overlooking the Natural History Museum, 1/2 a bloc from a subway station and just 2 blocks from wonderful restaurants for breakfast, dinner or late night. The hotel itself was quiet, a bit dated, but that's okay with me.

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Amherst, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Excelsior Hotel made our experience of the "Big Apple" a much more enjoyable experience! The hotel was located not even a block away from Central Park, and it was across from the Museum of Natural History. This hotel is in a great neighborhood, good enough that my 13 year old son and my wife could walk Columbus Avenue at... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this hote comfortable, clean and in an ideal location away from the manic downtown area of NYC. Only negative was the lack of a fridge in the room for keeping bottled water and rooms would benefit from tea and coffee making facilities. Did not eat in the restaurant as they are dozens of restaurants and bars across on... More 

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King William, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found a great price for this hotel on their website - $120/ night for a standard queen room - they do a direct booking discount of 20% (at the time I was booking). Location on the upper west side directly across from The natural history museum / Central Park - which was exactly where we wanted to be. Room was... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in a room with 2 double beds, my husband & I, & our 2 & 4 year olds. We thought it was pretty spacious compared to some hotels we've stayed in. Plenty of room for our pack and play. The room & bathroom were very clean & the location was perfect for everything we wanted to see.... More 

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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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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: $238 - $496 (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
#208 Family Hotel in New York City
#221 Romantic Hotel in New York City
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