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Great bar

Interesting ambiance and decor tucked inside a hotel that looks modern from outside. Got here on a... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Vjay S
Providence, Rhode Island
Great Ambience

Prices are very steep, but you need to expect that coming to a place like this. The beer I got was... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Craig C
Jersey City, New Jersey
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  • Average6%
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  • Terrible6%
28 Aug 2018
“Amazing bar! ”
8 May 2018
“Quiet but great”
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Hudson Hotel on 57th Street, New York City, NY
+1 212-554-6000
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to get away! More on the quite side. If you’re looking for a more relaxing place to grab a cocktail this is the spot.

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

The place was a little small but very nice. Great conversation areas. Nice atmosphere. A good selection of drink specials.

Thank E W
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

The place is small but has a great ambience. It was very pleasant and service great. The music is soft and the lighting adequate. They have a pool table and a chess table and is a great place to chill or work. A glass of...More

Thank Vandana P
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a bar where 5 of us could talk. This was the perfect spot. Great ambiance, quieter than most, somewhat small room, but there are lots of other areas to sit and chat. We did not know it was part of Hudson...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Interesting ambiance and decor tucked inside a hotel that looks modern from outside. Got here on a Friday night with friends and luckily wasn't busy when we arrived. They have a small corner where they serve drinks, 16$ per cocktail. Dress attire was more formal...More

Thank Vjay S
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Prices are very steep, but you need to expect that coming to a place like this. The beer I got was $12 and my girlfriend went with a $9 Stella Artois. I'm giving it a solid four because despite being high, those prices are expected...More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I came here for a drink early evening while in New York on my own for work. Service was excellent and lovely place to work/read a book and drink a glass of wine. There is a pool table. Lighting was brighter than the rest of...More

Thank Catriona F
Reviewed 1 February 2017

While staying at the Hudson Hotel, we enjoyed a few drinks at the Library Bar Amazing atmosphere, lots of people, a spectacular decoration, as if an 18th century private Library, with a wonderful fireplace and different furniture settings around a pool table Great music, best...More

Thank JMEA1
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite places in the city! Usually very busy, getting a seat is a bit iffy. Great ambiance and the drinks are amazing!

Thank Cara C
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Located in the Hudson Hotel and one of 3 areas to have a drink in the hotel. Nice space for a drink with chair seating only, no bar stools. The drinks are unique and well made. Pool table takes up a lot of square feet...More

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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