Library Hotel - New York

299 Madison Avenue, New York, United States, 10017  show map
 4 stars
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Library Hotel - New York

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 40 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Editorial review:

If you love New York City’s intense culture opportunities but want a quite refuge to reflect on your experience, Library Hotel A Member Of Hkhotels may be the hotel for you. The 60 sleeping rooms in this boutique hotel each have a different relaxing décor and a set of unique themes. The rooms are small but comfortable and functional. Complimentary breakfast is included with the room rate as well as wine and cheese in the evening and espresso service all day in the lounge.

Overview

Library is a 15-story hotel in a business area of New York at a close proximity to The Pershing Square Signature Center, Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site and High Line offering exquisite rooms with European décor. Renovated in 2011, the intimate hotel has welcomed guests since 2000.

Nestled in the shopping district and 5 km from the city center. A museum, a cathedral and a theater lie a short distance away.

Set within a 5-minute walk from Grand Central - 42nd Street underground station. The hotel is approximately 10 minutes' drive away from La Guardia airport.

Rooms

At Library Hotel, guests are offered rooms with cable television, free wireless internet, a wardrobe, an iron with ironing board and a refrigerator. Some rooms overlook the garden. Guests can make use of private bathrooms with a shower, a bathtub and terry bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

Those staying at Library Hotel can sit down to a deluxe breakfast. At the first floor restaurant guests can enjoy American cuisine. Guests can unwind at the attractive Rooftop bar serving a wide range of refreshments, tea and coffee. The property is set in Midtown district, within about 5 minutes' walk of Benjamin Steak House and Pera Midtown that serve delectable meals.

Services

An elevator, a storage room and a safety deposit box along with a meeting room, a business centre and a catering service are also at guests' disposal.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible at a location nearby at USD 40 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   15.  Number of rooms:   60.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Executive/club floor
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Library

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  1 pm

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

299 Madison Avenue, New York, United States, 10017

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City Center
  • New York
    4.8 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    400 m
Underground stations
  • Fifth Avenue – Bryant Park
    200 m
  • Grand Central – 42nd Street
    300 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Benjamin Steak House
    30 m
  • Grand Central Oyster Bar (cuisine: American)
    180 m
Parks
  • Bryant Park
    410 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  1 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    60

Rooms and availability

Library photos Room Double Room
Petite Room
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Comfortable room is approximately 200 square feet or 19m2 and features comfortable sitting area and spacious bathroom.

Library photos Room Deluxe Queen Room
Deluxe Room
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Deluxe room is approximately 250 square feet or 24m2 and features a Queen size bed, comfortable sitting area and spacious bathroom.

Library photos Room Junior Suite King
Junior Suite
Bed type: King-size bed
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  • Air conditioning
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Luxury Suite is approximately 350 square feet or 33m2 and features a King size bed, comfortable sitting area with a sofa bed and spacious bathroom.

Room facilities

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Library Hotel - New York New York location
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    Hotel Address:

    299 Madison Avenue, New York, United States, 10017

    Get directions
    City Center
    • New York
      4.8 km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Grand Central Station
      400 m
    Underground stations
    • Fifth Avenue – Bryant Park
      200 m
    • Grand Central – 42nd Street
      300 m
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Restaurants
    • Benjamin Steak House
      30 m
    • Grand Central Oyster Bar (cuisine: American)
      180 m
    Parks
    • Bryant Park
      410 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  1 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2011
    • Number of floors:
      15
    • Number of rooms:
      60

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Romanian National Tourist Ofc - 200 m
    • Volatour Inc - 200 m
    • New York Public Library - 200 m
    • Metrazur - 300 m

    Train stations

    • Grand Central Station - 300 m

    Monuments and Landmarks

    Museums

    • International Foundation-Art - 100 m

    Parks

    Universities, Institutes

    • Career Blazers Learning Ctr - 100 m
    • David Yellin Teachers College - 100 m
    • Berkeley Placement Svc - 100 m
    • American Friends-D Yellin Clg - 100 m
    • Berkeley College - 100 m
    • Georgetown University - 100 m
    • New York Univ Schl-Cntnng ED - 200 m
    • Christine Valmy Intl School - 200 m
    • Berkeley International ED - 200 m
    • Suny College of Optometry - 200 m
    • University of Pennsylvania - 300 m
    • American Friends Tel Aviv Univ - 300 m

    Casinos

    • Bay Cruises Management - 100 m
    • Trans World Gaming Corp - 300 m

    Underground stations

    Local attractions

    • Central Park - 2.1 km
      59th to 110th St., from Central Park West to 5th Ave., New York City
    • Flatiron Building - 1.6 km
      175 Fifth Ave., New York City
    • Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site - 1.7 km
      28 East 20th Street, New York City
    • Victorian Gardens - 1.5 km
      Avenue of the Americas & W 59th St, New York City
    • Chelsea Hotel - 1.7 km
      222 W. 23rd St., New York City

    Near the hotel

    • Top of the Rock Observation Deck - 710 m
      30 Rockefeller Center, New York City
    • New York Transit Museum & New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex - 170 m
      Annex at Grand Central Station, New York City
    • Scandinavia House - 280 m
      58 Park Avenue (between 37th and 38th St.), New York City
    • Empire State Building - 670 m
      350 Fifth Avenue, New York City
    • New York Public Library - 190 m
      476 5th Ave New York, NY 10018, New York City
    • MetLife Building - 240 m
      200 Park Av., New York City
    • Church of Our Savior - 310 m
      59 Park Avenue at 38th Street, New York City

    Restaurants nearby

    • Benjamin Steak House - 30 m

      Address: 52 E 41st Street
      Phone: 2122979177

      71% likes this, based on 610 reviews
      Price Range: CAD 15 - CAD 200

    • Madison & Vine - 20 m

      Address: 299 Madison Ave
      Phone: 212-867-5535

      63% likes this, based on 143 reviews
      Price Range: CAD 27 - CAD 66

    • Pera Midtown - 40 m

      Address: 303 Madison Ave.
      Phone: 212-878-6301

      68% likes this, based on 92 reviews
      Cuisine: Mediterranean, International, Turkish
      Price Range: CAD 35 - CAD 134

    • Grand Central Oyster Bar - 180 m

      Address: 89 East 42nd St, Grand Central Terminal
      Phone: 212 490 6650

      73% likes this, based on 998 reviews
      Cuisine: American
      Price Range: CAD 46 - CAD 132

    • Burger Heaven - 30 m

      Address: 291 Madison Ave # 1
      Phone: 212-685-6250

      61% likes this, based on 107 reviews
      Price Range: CAD 14 - CAD 27

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  1 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2011
    • Number of floors:
      15
    • Number of rooms:
      60
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    Library Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Library

    Average guest rating

    8.2out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 123 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Rooms
    9.0
    Service
    9.0
    Value
    10.0

    Guest reviews

    • Group of friends
      9.6

      The cheese and wine was a great way to sit and relax before going out of an evening.

      The rooms were small, but fine for what we wanted.

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      Relaxed welcoming atmosphere. All staff extremely accomodating and helpful. Wine, cheese and nibbles from 5-8pm lovely idea. Chance to chat with other guests or just relax after pounding the streets. Also very pleasant buffet breakfast which means do not have to go out and search for suitable place.

      Rather noisy air conditioning.

    • Group of friends
      10.0

      Staff was courteous and accomodating. Location can't be beat. The rooftop bar is perfect - cozy, relaxing and not loud. Breakfast room/lounge is well-equipped with coffee/tea/snacks 24 hours/day. Bathrooms are a generous size - especially for Manhattan. Very reasonable pricing - definitely worth it!

    • Family with children
      10.0

      Staff were fantastic, great location, love the library theme

    • Single
      7.0

      Location is excellent, so close to grand central and walking distance to many attractions.

    • Single
      10.0

      As good as it gets. Attention to every small detail.

      The "Petite Full" rooms are located just across from the elevator which omits a ringing sound when reaching the floor. Can serve as unordered wakeup call.

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      friendly and helpful staff. Very Clean with everything in working order. Nice breakfast with excellent staff. Liked the theme of the hotel with books everywhere. The location was also very good.

      The lift was often a long wait but the stairs, which I used, were very well maintained and full of light.

    • Single
      9.6

      A very speical hotel. The staff was very helpful. The room was spacious and clean. It was very nice to spend time in the reading room, among shelves with many books.

      For such high price, one could expect more impressive breakfest.

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      Hotel clerk arranged limo to the airport told us it was $80 inclusive of all tolls taxes etc] when we arrived at the airport the driver demanded $90.80... Bad ending to a great stay...

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      We were delighted to find the Library Hotel. The staff, facility, location & amenities were superb. Not only was it a very good value with the continental breakfast & wine/cheese reception, but this is just the perfect boutique hotel we have been looking for to call our "own" on our trips to nyc each year!

      Absolutely no complaints!

    • Older travelers
      4.6

      It was short but the breakfast was good and staff very pleasant

      I booked this hotel for 5 nights for my partners 50th birthday trip. To say I was disappointed was an understatement. The room was tiny and when I asked to upgrade to. Suite they were small to. I stayed 1 night and checked out. We got a huge suite at the Waldorf Astoria for 25 dollars a night more with bedroom 2 bathrooms and lounge. This place is massively overpriced.

    • Family with children
      8.8

      The staff were brilliant - helping me in advance of our trip to book restaurants and giving us tips. The cleanliness of the room can't be faltered, and it was very quiet. The 5-8pm complimentary wine and cheese reception is a master stroke and helps to make this hotel an appealing choice. Great access to 5th Avenue, Times Sq, Grand Central Station, the Empire States building etc.

      Our room was on the petite side, but I think that is to be expected on New York. Breakfast could be a crowded affair, with not enough chairs to accommodate everybody. There were extra seats upstairs, but that did involve carrying your food upstairs in the lift, and made going back for seconds more of an effort!

    • Couple
      9.6

      We stayed 3 nights at the Library Hotel in April 2011 and found it a very pleasurable experience. It is very convenient for shopping, sight seeing and the bus from Newark airport stops almost outside the hotel. The staff were very welcoming and helpful throughout our trip and the restaurant adjoining the hotel had a great atmosphere with good food. Our room was an ok size for a city hotel and comfortably furnished. A nice touch was the universal adapter plug in the wall. The reading room where the buffet breakfast was served was great as coffee and tea were available throughout the day with biscuits and small pastries. All in all a lovely hotel, great staff and a fabulous location.

    • Couple
      9.2

      We loved it. An excellent location right in the centre of midtown Manhattan. Only a few minutes walk from all major attractions/transport – just check out Google maps & you’ll see for yourself. The hotel is very small (60 rooms) & has a really relaxed / calm atmosphere. Clientele were a combination of tourists + some “arty” type business travellers. The average age was in the 35-65 bracket. Well appointed rooms & excellent staff. Cheese & wine + continental breakfast were very good - especially by US standards. Having access to free tea / coffee & snacks all day was a nice touch. Roof top garden was a bonus on sunny days. Only downside was that we spent so much time sightseeing, we barely spent 8 hours/night in the hotel.

      The hotel rooms are small by European standards, but that's not unusual for NY. Wi-Fi reception was sporadic at best in rooms (we were on 11th floor), although excellent in lobby/dining room. It’s hard to fault the hotel, although it is expensive by European standards when you consider the European equivalent would probably have much larger room & a pool / recreation centre.

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      Location relative to several destinations within Manhattan to include the theaters, museums and restaurants.

      Rooms were small but that is expected in NY. I would have prefered a larger breakfast than continental.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Library Hotel - New York New York location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    299 Madison Avenue, New York, United States, 10017

    Get directions
    City Center
    • New York
      4.8 km
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Grand Central Station
      400 m
    Underground stations
    • Fifth Avenue – Bryant Park
      200 m
    • Grand Central – 42nd Street
      300 m
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Restaurants
    • Benjamin Steak House
      30 m
    • Grand Central Oyster Bar (cuisine: American)
      180 m
    Parks
    • Bryant Park
      410 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  1 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2011
    • Number of floors:
      15
    • Number of rooms:
      60