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1 room, 2 adults

Excelsior Hotel

3,5-star3,5 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
45 W 81st St, New York, NY, 10024, United States of America

3.5-star hotel within walking distance of American Museum of Natural History
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Location
Great location
Wellness
Great wellness & sports facilities
Service
Fantastic service
Amenities
Ordinary amenities

Excelsior Hotel

from ZAR 2,356
  • Classic Queen, 1 Queen Bed
  • Classic Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Superior Junior Suite, 2 Double Beds
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Suite, 2 Double Beds
  • Excelsior Deluxe Suite, 2 Double Beds
  • Excelsior Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

What’s around Excelsior Hotel

Landmarks

  • In Upper West Side
  • Central Park - 1 min walk
  • American Museum of Natural History - 5 min walk
  • Beacon Theater - 12 min walk
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art - 17 min walk
  • Lincoln Center - 17 min walk
  • Metropolitan Opera House - 18 min walk
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) - 42 min drive
  • Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) - 21 min drive
  • New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) - 13 min drive
  • Teterboro, NJ (TEB) - 17 min drive
  • Caldwell, NJ (CDW-Essex County) - 29 min drive
  • Linden, NJ (LDJ) - 28 min drive
  • New York Harlem 125th St. Station - 5 min drive
  • New York Grand Central Terminal Station - 5 min drive
  • New York Penn Station - 5 min drive
  • 81 St. - Museum of Natural History Station - 3 min walk
  • 86 St. Station (Central Park West) - 8 min walk
  • 79 St. Station - 8 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 199 rooms

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

This property charges a fee for luggage storage before check-in and after check-out for group reservations. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others

Children

  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Self parking *

  • Discounted offsite parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Free reception
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
Accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Excelsior Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Excelsior Hotel
  • Excelsior Hotel New York
  • Excelsior New York
  • Excelsior New York City
  • Excelsior Hotel New York City
  • Excelsior Hotel Hotel
  • Excelsior Hotel New York
  • Excelsior Hotel Hotel New York

Policies

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • Resort fee: USD 21 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access (may be limited)

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 30.00 per day

Parking is available nearby and costs USD 30 per day

Refrigerators are available for USD 10.00 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 17.00 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8,6 From 2 020 reviews

Very good 8,0
The room was at the back with no view. For a suite the room could have a better view!
in7 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Upper West Side Gem
This is a true boutique hotel. Stroll the neighborhoods of the upper West Side, and visit Museum of Natural History.
Jamie, us2 night family trip
Very good 8,0
Nice hotel
Nice hotel in good location. We would stay again. Close to lots of attractions. Easy subway access yet quite. Only wish it had mini fridge and maybe a little more options for drinks (like bar). Room was a little warm. We left the window open most of the time in the winter (40 degrees outside). Overall it was pleasant stay.
Sammie, us3 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Highly Recommended
We had a lovely stay at the hotel and a great time exploring the city. The entire staff were phenomenal. The employees that work the front desk are professional and pleasant, doormen are very helpful and courteous, housekeepers are great with staying on top of the rooms and the maintenance workers respond immediately if there's any issues in the rooms. The woman that worked the breakfast was so polite and great with our son. The breakfast was good, but the price should be a little more reasonable. $20 a day per person is kinda steep especially when you can walk a block over and pay $25 and feed 3 people at Lenny's. Besides the prices for the breakfast the only problem we had was the AC unit. Although it wasn't working right the maintenance worker responded immediately, but it still continued to leak water into the carpet whenever it ran. The only solution that was made was to lay a towel down over the spot where the rug was wet, which was directly next to the bed. Everytime I stepped off of the bed to go to the bathroom I would have a wet foot from the towel. For anyone that reads this review please don't let that minor complaint discourage you from staying here because out of all the hotels my family and I have stayed in, this was one of the best experiences we've had so far. The location is perfect, not only for the museum but for anywhere you plan on visiting. The B train is literally at the corner which means you basically have access everywhere. Highly recommended!!
Melissa, us3 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Overall, very pleased except with grump front desk
Hotel was great! Fantastic location. Everything was clean. My only complaint was the grumpy front desk woman. She was not pleasant. I was disappointed with her displeasing attitude. Other than her, wonderful experience! Ps. Bed was hard as a rock
Sarah, us2 night trip

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