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lancashire
Reviewed 23 February 2014

New year 5 day trip two adults and a 10 yr old, believe me when that say its cold its cold but you don't have to be outside for long there is a subway at the top of the street turn left when you come out of hotel or taxis everywhere ,hotel was very clean and we had no complaints....

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2014

We have just returned from a 5 day trip to New York.(3 Adults and a 5 year old granddaughter). We flew into Newark with Virgin Atlantic. We got a taxi from there to the Hotel which is about 200 metres from Central Park. The journey took 40 minutes in quite heavy snow and cost $80. Good value. We arrived quite...

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3Thank Clive H
Morristown, New Jersey
Reviewed 16 February 2014

I don't know why so many people had negative comments. We booked the hotel via hotels.com, we needed early check in (normally at 3) and they let us check in at 11am. Called down to ask for late check out as well. The hotel was clean (although the room was small) and adorable. Everything we needed for the night. In...

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4Thank Taylor G
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2014

Upon arrival at the hotel, it was snowing and quite blustery, the reception staff and Bell-hop was courteous and helpful, after unpacking we hit the city, we found the hotel location ideal for the Metro (81st Blue LOCAL line by the History Museum), great Health food resturant near by "Spring" on Columbus Ave and Cafe Nectar on Madison Ave across...

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2Thank Baz S
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 10 February 2014

My family had breakfast buffet at this hotel. The buffet was OK but the waitress sounded pretty rude when asking me for my room number. When we got back to our room and tried to open the door, our keys were deactivated. I had to go to the front desk to show my ID to get my keys re-activated. Why?...

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4Thank Haicauu
Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 February 2014

First of all: location. Right by two subway lines and across from Natural History Museum. 81st St cuts across the park for easy access to the East Side. A restaurant but no breakfast - no problem with great coffee shops in abundance all around. A roomy room (912), for once, in NYC! Nice view of neighboring backyards from big windows....

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1Thank cootmom
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2014

Stayed here in January with 3 others for 5 nights. Staff were helpful on arrival, allowing two of us to check in as we arrived before the rest of the party, even although the booking was in someone else's name. When we went to the room we were allocated the beds had not been made up so we had to...

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3Thank framec13
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 3 February 2014

I recently spent a week at the Excelsior in NY. The room was very comfortable with a very comfortable bed and an excellent TV. The bathrooms are not very nice and are quite old, and the service is average. The location is amazing (on the northern side of the Natural History Museum on the upper west side, and right next...

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Reviewed 19 January 2014 via mobile

Front desk is rude and unhelpful. Other staff, concierge much nicer. Lobby is dark, cramped and unwelcoming. Elevators are slow. Lots of hallway noise. Bathroom is a closet. Rooms are clean, but furnishings are old and outdated. Bed and pillows are not comfortable. Feel cheap. Overpriced and overrated.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2014

Arrived from the UK late 2nd Jan along with the snow. Foyer small but pleasant no problems with check in. Room very small and dated freezing cold no heating turned on when we arrived put the very ancient heater on and it eventually warmed the room,but oh the noise it made even after a long flight we had to turn...

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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 theatre 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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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
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Upper West Side , Manhattan
Price Range: ₹ 9,960 - ₹ 25,854 (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
#207 Family Hotel in New York City
#220 Romantic Hotel in New York City
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“High floor with view of museum -- superb at night”
  • Get a southern view on a high floor
 of 5 bubbles robcurtross, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Floors overlooking 81st Street have very good view of a small park and the Natural History Museum.”
 of 5 bubbles yomau, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you plan to travel around buy the unlimited metro card it's taken on subway and buses.”
 of 5 bubbles brennP, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms 1110 and 815. Many rooms have poor temp control and old units”
 of 5 bubbles UticaTraveler, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try and get a room with a view of the museum side.”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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