Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 17 publications
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say expert reviewers

Top 4% in New York About the TripExpert Score

17 expert recommendations



Luxury boutique a tad close to Grand Central madness, manages to stay remarkably serene.



Apart from the good-looking rooms and appealing public spaces, including a rooftop bar and second-floor book-filled lounge, this hotel, located near Grand Central Terminal, wins points on generosity.


DK Eyewitness

This unique boutique hotel features cleverly designed rooms organized around a library theme.


Fodor's Tick@2x Choice

Bookishly handsome... the staff is hospitable, and the whole property is old-leather-armchair comfortable. Full review →


Frommer's 33

The Library’s public spaces... all help make it a welcome refuge in the heart of the city. Full review →


Gayot 46

It's fitting that this unique hotel resides just blocks from the famed New York Public Library. The property is crammed with more than 6,000 books, all arranged using the Dewey Decimal System. Full review →


Insight Guides

The nearby New York Public Library inspires this unique Midtown oasis, where lounges and guestrooms are filled with books. Full review →

You can choose your room according to a subject of interest to you (literature, science, erotica).


A bookish haven with a buzzy American bistro, wine lounge and rooftop bar Full review →


Lonely Planet

The decor is equally bookish, with mahogany paneling, hushed reading rooms and a gentlemen’s club atmosphere. Full review →


Michelin Guide

This place is one-of-a-kind and offers a different slant on harried midtown east.


National Geographic

Situated in a stately brick structure—a redone turn-of-the-century office building—and "inspired by the Dewey Decimal system."—Jay Cooke. Theme of the eighth floor, for example, is... Full review →


oyster.com 4.0

It's one of New York's best values, mostly because of the perks. Full review →


Rough Guide

The Library’s concept, one of New York hostelry’s quirkier, has each floor devoted to one of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System. Coloured in shades of brown and cream,...


The Telegraph 7.0

Rooms are adorned with a collection of books and art that explore that particular category’s topic. Full review →


Time Out

This bookish boutique hotel is organized on the principles of the Dewey decimal system—each of its ten floors is allocated a category, such as Literature, the Arts and General Knowledge. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Although nonbibliophiles may find it a tad precious, it's hard not to be charmed by the schtick of this bookish hotel. Full review →


Zagat 3.7

Bibliophiles relish this "quaint", "cozy" Midtown oasis, teeming with "books everywhere", including in the "cute, library-themed rooms."

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Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection

4 Star Hotel libraryhotel.com

299 Madison Ave., New York City, NY 10017

Contact (212) 983-4500
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Laundy Room
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Multilingual
  • Business Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Air Conditioning
  • Family Friendly
  • Accessible
  • Breakfast Available
  • Breakfast included

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