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Excelsior Hotel

2,015 reviews
+1 212-362-9200

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Fitness Center
Child Care

Enjoy A True Manhattan Experience at the Excelsior Hotel

What Does an Excelsior Hotel Room Include?

Set in a historic, landmark building the Excelsior Hotel New York can be found in Manhattan’s fashionable upper west side. Each room is elegantly decorated and equipped with modern comforts such as a 32-inch LCD TV, Wi-Fi, and iPhone docking stations.

What Amenities Does the Excelsior Hotel Offer?

Benefits of a stay at the Excelsior Hotel include a fitness center, entertainment room with library and fireplace, and Calle Ocho, a Latin fusion restaurant. Other amenities offered to enhance your experience are same-day dry cleaning, express checkout and concierge. Wi-Fi is also free in all public areas and boardrooms are available to rent for meetings and events.

How Much Will a Stay at Excelsior Hotel Cost?

Rates range from $199 per night for a classic queen room to $379 for an Excelsior deluxe room.

What’s There to Do Nearby?

The Excelsior Hotel overlooks the American Museum of Natural History, is very near to the Rose Center for Earth and Space, and conveniently located less than a block from Central Park. Guests can also enjoy a variety of shops and restaurants nearby.

What’s the Bottom Line?

Both stylish and modern, the Excelsior Hotel is a perfect choice for a New York hotel. Located in the heart of Manhattan there are endless options for entertainment or choose to feel right at home in your luxurious accommodation. 

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Upper West Side
45 W 81st St
New York, NY 10024
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User Highlights
"Phenomenal neighborhood" "Location is superb"
99% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
Near to public transport, according to 100%.
Bar and Beverages
"Fantastic cocktails" "Unlimited sangria"
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 97%.
Lovely bar service, according to 78%.
"Enormous portions" "Unbelievable cookies"
73% loved the menu selection.
57% thought the dining experience was appropriate.
Wellness Area
"Awesome little gym" "Good gym"
top-notch fitness area, thought 80%.
"Staff was EXCELLENT" "Excellent front desk service"
87% found the staff to be very friendly.
70% said the reception staff was great.
Value for money
"Brunch at a great price" "Excessive street noise"
52% thought it was overpriced.
84% said the breakfast was too expensive.
"Excellent mattresses" "AC worked great"
Only 66% said rooms were big enough.
67% complained about the bathroom.
"Didn't have toast" "Eggs were cold"
84% said the breakfast was too expensive.
"Charged extra for internet" "No free wifi in the room"
52% thought it was overpriced.
83% said the wifi quality was bad.

Good to know...

Near city centre
Close to public transport
Wonderful sightseeing
Hotel could use some updating
Expert Reviews
Insight Guides
Leather, marble and paneling provide old-world elegance, but the real perks are space (all rooms are suites) and glimpses of Central Park just down the street.
DK Eyewitness
Welcoming Old World ambience awaits at this traditional hotel with comfortable rooms, a warm library/sitting room/ breakfast room, and a well-equipped fitness center.
Moderately priced rooms, a superb location next to Central Park and the Natural History Museum, and many perks make it a favorite with tourists and business travelers.
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Activities
Child Care
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Spa or Sauna
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Internet Fee: USD From 9.95 per night (3-device limit, rates may vary)
  • Parking Fee: USD 30.00 per day
  • Refrigerator Fee: USD 10.00 per night
  • Breakfast Fee: USD 17.00 per person (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible