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Hotel Giraffe by Library Hotel Collection

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Wellington
Reviewed January 30, 2014

This was our first visit to New York and we picked the best hotel! It was fantastic - lovely clean rooms and very helpful staff. The breakfast in the morning in the large lobby area was nice - plenty to choose from, and they happily cooked up the porridge for me too! There was a coffee machine and tea available...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed January 30, 2014

Lovely hotel with very pleasant people. Nice room. FREE Wi-Fi! Complimentary breakfast and complimentary wine & cheese "happy hour" with finger foods and live piano in lobby. So comfortable and in a good location. Across from Manzanilla restaurant, which is very good as well. I will definitely plan to stay here again. I highly recommend it.

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ny
Reviewed January 30, 2014 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by this hotel. It's not a typical NYC hotel. There was a balcony in our room, a lovely complimentary wine, cheese, olives, and nuts in the early evening, and complimentary breakfast ( eggs, toasted bagels, espresso, cappuccino, cereal, croissants, etc). The staff were absolutely wonderful. The location is in a very safe area within waking distance...

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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed January 30, 2014

Stayed here based on TA reviews, and it is all true! Warm hospitality, Example: The doorman recognized me a block away and came out in the frigid cold to open the door and welcome me - upon arrival and more than once over several days. I had booked the single queen room, which was immaculately clean and generously sized, included...

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Salisbury, Uk
Reviewed January 30, 2014

Lovely welcome. Efficient service. Clean and well-appointed rooms. Superb location. And we particularly appreciated the wine and cheese thing in the late afternoon. Just the place to stay in New York, especially if you like characterful independent places which reflect their exciting environment.

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed January 30, 2014

This was our second stay at the Hotel Giraffe and we had a fabulous time! The staff is so helpful and friendly, our room was nicely appointed and comfortable and the wine hour and complimentary breakfasts were great! Also, we love the location! We only stay at the giraffe when we to to NYC!

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San Francisco, CA
Reviewed January 28, 2014

This place is just weird, but it's actually fantastic. The rooftop deck (with namesake giraffe statue) is a fantastic enclave above lower Manhattan. The nightly happy hour with free wine and cheese is delightful. And the suites are larger than most NY apartments. The beds are as hard as everyone says, and although they offer foam pads upon request, no...

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long island new york
Reviewed January 26, 2014

First time at the Giraffe but I plan on staying there whenever we come to NYC! An amazing place- gracious and professional staff! Immaculately kept hotel! We had a small suite on the second floor- spotless and very quiet! Beautiful bathroom and all the amnenities ! great turndown service! Kudos to housekeeping!! Two televisions- complimentary water- mini bar and a...

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Tampere, Finland
Reviewed January 25, 2014

Me and our family have stayed in Giraffe several times before and it has become a natural choice for us. This time I was alone visiting my daughter in NYC. Giraffe has a perfect location, clean rooms and friendly staff. On top of that breakfast included, free coffee and bakery during the day and the wine and cheese reception are...

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Kingston, Canada
Reviewed January 25, 2014

I decided to surprise my husband to a weekend getaway for his 40th birthday, and after spending quite a bit of time researching hotels in NYC, I decided on Hotel Giraffe. And the result? PERFECTLY TERRIFIC!!! I also (like many others before this review) cannot say enough about their level of customer service, graciousness of the staff,(they bend over backwards...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Giraffe's elegant public spaces and award winning guestrooms create an immediate sense of effortless luxury and unparalleled comfort. Guests enjoy free WiFi and complimentary refreshments including the Library Hotel Collection's signature Continental Breakfast Buffet each morning and wine & cheese receptions every evening from 5PM-8PM, and coffee, tea, cookies and fruit around the clock served in the Grand Lobby. You can also customize your room to suit your needs with special features offered such as coffee/tea making facilities, featherbed mattress toppers or memory foam pillows to name just a few options. If we don't have the date, room or location you need, try our sister hotels, the Casablanca, Library Hotel or the Hotel Elysee all ranking among the top hotels in NYC by members of TripAdvisor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Giraffe by Library Hotel Collection

Address: 365 Park Ave South, At 26th Street, New York City, NY 10016-8801
Location: United States > New York > New York City
Price Range: $339 - $538 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Giraffe by Library Hotel Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 73
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Also Known As:
Giraffe Hotel New York City
Hotel Giraffe
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#2 Family Hotel in New York City
#2 Business Hotel in New York City
#2 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#5 Romantic Hotel in New York City
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“Our room on the south side, facing 26th Street, was very quiet. Confirm bed size in your room. Our Queen room had a double size bed.”
 of 5 bubbles China3, yesterday | Read review
“The adjacent Bread and Tulips restaurant not as good as the hotel despite good ambience. Food lacks that wow.”
 of 5 bubbles Lincolnexpats, yesterday | Read review
“A balcony makes all the difference”
 of 5 bubbles Selvenar, 1 week ago | Read review
“Suite was wonderful! European breakfast and wine in the evening with piano----magical.”
 of 5 bubbles JARPSB, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for a room that gets light”
 of 5 bubbles hapyandy, 1 week ago | Read review
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