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    Excelsior Hotel

    45 West 81st Street, New York City, NY 10024-6025
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    • Average14%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible4%
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    1,031 - 1,035 of 1,773 reviews

    Reviewed July 22, 2013

    After the fourth time, we are regulars. While it does not have the pool, huge lobby, roof deck bar, it has everything you need. And it is done with class and taste. Nothing gaudy or over the top disturbs this classic, clean, spot on W....More

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    Reviewed July 20, 2013

    We stayed in a nice suite on the ninth floor, so I can't relate to the reviews complaining about size (although, in Manhattan, you should expect a small room). Everything was clean and modern. Several of the reviews indicated they liked the North Views of...More

    Thank Ryan R
    Reviewed July 19, 2013

    I've stayed at the Excelsior Hotel, an old gem on W81st St between Columbus and Central Park West with views of the Museum of Natural History and Theodore Roosevelt Park on a number of occasions. Its been throughly renovated. It has a new restaurant (Cuban,...More

    Thank Peter S
    Reviewed July 19, 2013

    How I am treated when I step up to the front means a lot to me as a customer. From the moment me and my family walked I into this hotel from the moment we checked out we felt very unwelcome. Out of courtesy as...More

    Thank 155003Melissa
    Reviewed July 15, 2013

    I stayed here for a week because I was signed up for a conference nearby. My small room was clean, but there was no comfortable chair and the hot water in the bathroom was not hot. There was no fresh air and I woke up...More

    1  Thank Cassini
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    About
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    • Room Service
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    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Meeting Rooms
    • Concierge
    • Room Service
    • Business Center with Internet Access
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    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Price range
    • $164 - $492 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #150 Business Hotel in New York City
    • #204 Family Hotel in New York City
    • #218 Romantic Hotel in New York City
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 200
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    • Upper West Side / Manhattan
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    American Museum of Natural History, which has been
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    Mcairae
    June 23, 2017|
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    Response from davidcT9638AW | Reviewed this property |
    You have two options ... Uber or Taxi charge is about 42.00 usd .... or the subway which is time consuming . The hotel will not have a shuttle
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    Andrea J
    May 20, 2017|
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    Response from davidcT9638AW | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they do but you have to reserve them by calling the front desk. They will also charge you per night . I do not know the price per roller bed.
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    April 28, 2017|
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    Response from Menna D | Reviewed this property |
    No refrigerators in the rooms. I'm not sure if you can request one & I have no doubt it will cost you. Though we did request a kettle at no extra charge, though they somehow couldn't find cups for us (other than disposable... More
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