Library Hotel :: Manhattan, New York
Just east of Madison Avenue on 41st Street sits the Library Hotel, a unique 60 room boutique hotel that has given each of its ten floors a different unique theme based on the Dewey Decimal Classification system. For example, the 5th floor is based on the 500s, Math & Science, with rooms such as Mathematics (Room 500.001), Astronomy (Room 500.006) and Dinosaurs (Room 500.005). The hotel is conveniently located one block from Grand Central station as well as only three blocks from Times Square and the Theater District. Fashioned from a landmark 1900 brick and terra cotta building, it has been beautifully restored into a New York City hotel of the utmost quality. The rooms at the Library Hotel are richly appointed and individually decorated with art and a collection of books based on the rooms’ specific theme and it has been selected as winner of “Best Luxury Hotel United Stated” by the members of TripAdvisor.
The Library Hotel provides its guests with an amazing array of complimentary amenities such as a lavish European style breakfast served daily in the Reading Room. You can also kick back and enjoy a selection of fine wines, imported and domestic cheeses and hors d’oeuvres every evening from 5pm to 8pm. Wireless internet access and daily passes to the nearby New York Sports Club are also available to all guests of the hotel. Accommodations at the Library Hotel range from Petite Rooms to Junior Suites and are beautifully appointed with Flat panel televisions, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, Thymes Azur bath products and much more. The rooms also come equipped with an in room safe, mini-bar, plush bathrobes and slippers, complimentary cable including movie channels and a DVD player with complimentary selection from the hotels DVD library of the American Film Institute’s Top 100 Films.
The Library Hotel also features Madison & Vine, the hotel’s first floor American Bistro and International Wine Bar which serves lunch and dinner in a casual yet elegant environment. Their delicious fare can also be ordered to your room for your private dining pleasure. Bookmarks Lounge, on the 14th floor, is open from 4pm to 12am and is a great place to enjoy a nightcap. You can enjoy signature cocktails like the Great Gatsby and the Capote or try something from their impressive wine, beer or champagne selections. The hotel also offers a selection of wonderful event spaces and is the perfect choice for corporate meetings, press events, receptions and weddings. A stay at the Library Hotel puts you in the heart of the Big Apple enjoying a peaceful oasis in one of the most distinctive atmospheres you can ever imagine.
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