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“Lovely boutique hotel” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hotel Elysee by Library Hotel Collection

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Hotel Elysee by Library Hotel Collection
Ranked #9 of 467 Hotels in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Singer Island, Florida
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43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Lovely boutique hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2013 via mobile

Not cheap but definitely wonderful.
Beautiful breakfast and wine cheese fruit in evening. They even have cappuccino.
Bathrooms are marble but small.
Rooms in back off street are nice and quiet. Don't get one by elevator. I enjoyed by bathroom it had a stall shower.
Turn down service every night.
They greet you by name when you come in. They are very accommodating.

Stayed December 2013, travelled with friends
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Fredericksburg, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2013

Have stayed here twice; both times very enjoyable; small, unusually friendly hotel. Breakfast, and afternoon snacks & wine, are in a very pleasant space, and quite convivial. The rooms are quiet and very nice. The location can;t be beat, especially in this price range.




  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2013

We lucked out. The weather was mild and no rain. Love the breakfasts and late afternoon snacks. Front desk folks very helpful and professional. Ditto door men.

Only negative is the slow elevator, but, I guess there is no way to improve that.

Room Tip: Request one on the back side of the hotel - no street noise.
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Usa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2013

This is the second year my daughter and I have stayed at the Hotel Elysse for our annual Christmas trip to NY. The hotel is outstanding in every respect with a friendly and accommodating staff. The morning breakfast and afternoon wine reception, both consistently good, provided a great way to start and end a day of shopping and sightseeing. This is truly a gem in Midtown Manhatten.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Maysville
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2013

Hotel Elysee is a small, comfortable hotel with old fashioned good manners on the part of the management and staff. We had three rooms- two Queens and one King at a very reasonable rate (for NYC). Included was breakfast and cocktail hour. Our rooms were very comfortable. My husband is very particular about pillows and found the ones at Hotel Elysee to be excellent. The location is perfect - we walked almost everywhere with ease- including the theater district SoHo and the Metropolitan Museum. The subway is close by and easy to access.

The deco is a bit weary in the public spaces but really the only reason I am giving a 4 not a 5 is that the heating system is old and the pipes clang loudly at strange times - which can disturb a good nights rest. Regardless of that issue, I would stay there again!

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Vienna
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2013

We loved this hotel. We had very large rooms with a separate dressing area - unusual for NYC. The rooms were warm, comfortable and quiet. There were up to 4 employees at the front desk so there was no wait for anything and always someone attending the front door. We valet parked our car and it was retrieved in minutes. The location is superb and we walked to everything including a broadway show. The jewel is the second floor library/eating space - comfy and cozy. There was food and drink at all times. They advertise continental breakfast , but it is a very large one with plenty to eat. The baked goods were fresh. Service, comfort and location are a premium here. We will definitely return.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Forest, Virginia
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2013

Perfect for our four day visit. I iwill not rehash all the postives already mentioned for they are all true. I would like to especially thank Melly in the breakfast/wine reception area for being the friendliest, most competent and knowledgeable person with help, advice and conversation! All the staff was great, Melly just went over and above to answer questions etc.. Also, we had a probelm where the lock on our room door stopped functioning. In minutes we had hotel staff working on the problem and offering access to other rooms while this was being fixed. As were were having dinner inthe Monkey Bar they came and found us, provided updates and constantly checked on our well being. As the problem could not fixed immediately we were moved to a wonderful suite with terrace! My point is this......they cared! And kept us informed all along the way! This was excellent service and we will be back again to stay here on our next annual visit to New York,

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Hotel Elysee by Library Hotel Collection

Property: Hotel Elysee by Library Hotel Collection
Address: 60 E. 54th St., New York City, NY 10022-4642
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Region: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in New York City
#7 Luxury Hotel in New York City
#8 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#15 Business Hotel in New York City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Elysee by Library Hotel Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 100
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At the Hotel Elysée, you will find the warmth and charm of a countryside inn right here in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Like some of the most distinctive bed and breakfasts in the world, the Hotel Elysée offers its guests so much more than is ever expected from a luxury hotel – all included in the nightly rate. At Hotel Elysee, guests are welcome to unwind in the clubroom with complimentary refreshments serviced throughout the day, including the Library Hotel Collection’s signature Continental Breakfast Buffet each morning, wine and cheese receptions each evening from 5PM-8PM, and coffee, tea, cookies and fresh fruits are served all day. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and bottled water is provided upon check-in. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Elysee Hotel New York City
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