A couple of years ago I stayed at the Library Hotel in New York City. I waited for a deal on room prices and stayed one weekend while visiting the city. I took a bunch of pictures, and then somehow never posted them! So here they are.
The front desk has a card catalog behind it
Our room number! Sixth floor, room 6 (or: 600.006 Health & Beauty)
The best “please clean my room/do not disturb” sign!
Junior suite – nice big bed with bookshelves on the side – unfortunately they were all non-fiction about health & beauty. I wasn’t excited.
Health & Beauty.. eh.
Suite sitting area
View from the window – Madison Avenue
guest lounge on the 2nd floor. Loved this place – snacks and coffee and tea whenever you want, plus books (fiction this time)
better picture of the bookshelves in the lounge
The hotel is about a block away from Grand Central, and in the other direction, a block away from the NYPL (Stephen A. Schwarzman building) and Bryant park
There’s also a really cool library walk on 41st street and I took a ton of pictures of that. But I think I’ll leave that for a second post.
I would stay here again mainly because it’s a really nice hotel in a VERY good location, but I didn’t think the library theme added much. The concept was a little gimmicky and not a reason to stay there by itself.