Hotel Giraffe by Library Hotel Collection

365 Park Ave. S - Near Near 5th Avenue Map
4,652 Reviews

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365 Park Ave. S

Hotel Giraffe guests step into an intimate yet soaring lobby with a 15-foot high ceiling and floor to ceiling windows with sheer silver curtains. At night votive candles softly light each bay, and spotlight the lobby's centerpiece, a baby grand piano... more

Hotel Giraffe guests step into an intimate yet soaring lobby with a 15-foot high ceiling and floor to ceiling windows with sheer silver curtains. At night votive candles softly light each bay, and spotlight the lobby's centerpiece, a baby grand piano. Cafe tables and clusters of sofas and chairs create quiet area and conversational seating. Guestrooms at Hotel Giraffe are each inspired by the rich lavish colors and textures of the Moderne Period and maintain the indulgent comfort and sophisticated luxury of the 1920's and 1930's.

Hotel Giraffe offers 73 guestrooms, including 21 superbly appointed suites. Accommodations are offered in two categories, superior and deluxe. Deluxe rooms feature French Doors that open onto private European style balconies which are adorned with fresh flowers. Guestrooms, only seven to a floor, boast 10' ceilings, antique-rose velveteen upholstered chairs and ottomans, black and white original photographs from the '20s and '30s. Ivory diamond-quilted satin bedcovers, chocolate leather headboard and pearlized platinum wall covers offer a touch of glamour. Suites offer spacious living accommodations and private bedrooms.

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365 Park Ave South, At 26th Street, New York City, NY 10016-8801
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marjie128
New Hope, Pennsylvania
Trip type:
Family
Everything was perfect
May 18, 2019
Comfortable bed, luxury bathroom, plenty of closet space, not a speck of dirt in sight. Downstairs lobby offers 24 hour espresso coffee maker, morning breakfast and evening wine and cheese.... more »
Trek13723541812
Sydney, Australia
Trip type:
Couples
Great location and service
May 17, 2019
The Giraffe was perfect for us. Central location close to Metro. Friendly staff. Lovely room with a very comfortable bed, balcony and kettle to make tea. Excellent breakfast included in... more »
Kevin S
Sydney, Australia
Wonderful Hotel
May 17, 2019
We loved the Giraffe. We had planned a two week trip to NYC with one week at the Giraffe and one week at the Plaza. Our week at the Giraffe... more »
jchucker
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Trip type:
Solo travel
Another satisfying stay at the Giraffe!
May 11, 2019
This was my third stay at the Giraffe. The staff was very welcoming and helpful, and at least a couple of the employees remembered me from my previous visits. Being... more »
120graceb
Kennesaw, Georgia
Trip type:
Business
Excellent staff
May 10, 2019
Have stayed at this girl several times now. The staff makes sure that every need is met in a friendly, cheerful manner. The hotel is clean and comfortable. Love the... more »
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Hotel Giraffe by Library Hotel Collection is located in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan. Murray Hill, along with Turtle Bay and Kips Bay, lies in the vast stretch of Manhattan's East Side, between the rabble and riot of Alphabet City and the East Village and the luxuriant old money of the Upper East Side. Sedate and low-key, the neighborhood is largely home to modern residences and, middling rents, and a mash-up of long-time locals and the recently graduated, MBA set, who gladly trade in hipness points for being able to say they can afford to live in Manhattan. That is, until the Second Avenue subway opens up and Murray Hill joins the rest of the island's rent brackets.

What is essentially Midtown East East stretches from Fifth Avenue to the East River (some say Third Avenue, but what do they know), and from 40th Street to 34th Street. It is bounded by Turtle Bay to the north, Kips Bay to the south, and Midtown to the west. With Grand Central Station at its northwestern corner and the Queens Midtown Tunnel on the east, pedestrian and traffic congestion in the neighborhood is high, especially when the United Nations in session, causing a never-ending headache for residents who cherish the ever-shrinking calm of its quieter streets.

Two of New York City's most iconic pieces of architecture stand at the corner of the neighborhood— Grand Central Terminal and the Chrysler Building, both of which are fine examples of Beaux Arts and Art Deco, respectively. Grand Central, while not a part of the storied and gorgeous trail of Pennsylvania Railroad stations—that would be Penn Station's sole claim in NYC—is still one of the most impressive railroad terminuses in America, and rivals even some of the best stations in the world. Its gleaming brass clock, the exquisite staircases, and the unique celestial ceiling, with its light bluish-green background filled with well-known constellations dotted by tiny lights. Restored in recent years, the cavernous main hall is bathed in natural light during the day, and pulsates with activity day and night, thanks not least to its three busy restaurants: Michael Jordan's Steakhouse, Metrazur, and the famous Grand Central Oyster Bar. The gorgeous Chrysler Building gleams nearby, and while the building isn't open to tourists, its staggeringly beautiful Art Deco lobby, with murals celebrating transportation themes, is definitely one of New York’s finest.

Meanwhile, the Morgan Library & Museum presents diverse cultural offerings and is home to a dazzling collection of rare books, all housed in an Italian Renaissance-style palazzo that reflects the nature and stature of its contents. Murray Hill is also home to various educational and cultural institutions such as the CUNY Graduate Center, Stern College for Women and the Oxford University Press. Other notable establishments include the Mexican Cultural Institute and the Scandinavia House, which is dedicated to the education and preservation of Nordic culture.

There are also plenty of dining options on the Hill. If you're craving Mexican, try Baby Bo's Cantina on 2nd Avenue, or perhaps a pricier Italian meal at venerable neighborhood institution Rossini's, or go full-on Mediterranean at Salute. Murray Hill also counts the original The Palm among its favorite eateries, a casual elegant restaurant that has remained in its place since 1926, long before their brand branched out into other parts of Manhattan and, eventually, from coast-to-coast. The walls are adorned with caricatures of nationally and locally famous figures, and generations have been coming back to taste the incredible hash browns or to order a three-pound jumbo lobster, not to mention the steaks that made the Palm famous in the first place!

Murray Hill is a great neighborhood to stay in while you're visiting New York—it's close to many major attractions, but still out of the way enough that it makes for an easy and quick escape from the hectic pace of Midtown—and the hotel offerings in the area mirror that fact. The all-suite Affinia Dumont is among the more spacious and elegant options, while the Park South Hotel is a more moderately priced option that's still rife with style.

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Room Type

Classic Room 1 King Bed Accessible

1 King Bed

322 sq feet (30 sq meters)


Internet - Free WiFi and wired Internet access

Entertainment - Flat-screen TV, premium channels, and iPod dock

Food & Drink - Room service and free bottled water

Sleep - Pillowtop bed, premium bedding, a down duvet, a pillow menu, and blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom - Private bathroom, separate bathtub and shower, bathrobes, and slippers

Practical - Safe, free newspaper, and iron/ironing board; free cribs/infant beds available on request

Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Accessibility - Wheelchair accessible

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

 

1 Queen Bed

1 Queen Bed

280 sq feet (26 sq meters)


Internet - Free WiFi and wired Internet access

Entertainment - Flat-screen TV, premium channels, and iPod dock

Food & Drink - Room service and free bottled water

Sleep - Pillowtop bed, premium bedding, a down duvet, a pillow menu, and blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom - Private bathroom, separate bathtub and shower, bathrobes, and slippers

Practical - Safe, free newspaper, and iron/ironing board; free cribs/infant beds available on request

Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

 

Standard Room 1 King Bed Balcony

1 King Bed

280-sq-foot (26-sq-meter) room with a balcony


Internet - Free WiFi and wired Internet access

Entertainment - Flat-screen TV, premium channels, and iPod dock

Food & Drink - Room service and free bottled water

Sleep - Pillowtop bed, premium bedding, a down duvet, a pillow menu, and blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom - Private bathroom, separate bathtub and shower, bathrobes, and slippers

Practical - Safe, free newspaper, and iron/ironing board; free cribs/infant beds available on request

Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

 

Double Room 2 Queen Beds Balcony

2 Queen Beds

323-sq-foot (30-sq-meter) room with a balcony


Internet - Free WiFi and wired Internet access

Entertainment - Flat-screen TV, premium channels, and iPod dock

Food & Drink - Room service and free bottled water

Sleep - Pillowtop bed, premium bedding, a down duvet, a pillow menu, and blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom - Private bathroom, separate bathtub and shower, bathrobes, and slippers

Practical - Safe, free newspaper, and iron/ironing board; free cribs/infant beds available on request

Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

 

Classic Room 1 King Bed

1 King Bed

323 sq feet (30 sq meters)


Internet - Free WiFi and wired Internet access

Entertainment - Flat-screen TV, premium channels, and iPod dock

Food & Drink - Room service and free bottled water

Sleep - Pillowtop bed, premium bedding, a down duvet, a pillow menu, and blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom - Private bathroom, separate bathtub and shower, bathrobes, and slippers

Practical - Safe, free newspaper, and iron/ironing board; free cribs/infant beds available on request

Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

 

Property Information

  • Bar/lounge
  • Free breakfast

Popular Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothing Iron
  • Family Rooms
  • Hair Dryer
  • InHouse Bar
  • Meeting Rooms
  • MiniBar In Room
  • Room Service
  • Safe
  • TV In Room

Additional Amenities

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 1:00 PM
  • 24-hour business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Computer station
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1300
  • Conference space size (meters) - 121
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Free WiFi
  • Free breakfast
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Free reception
  • Free use of nearby fitness center
  • Free wired Internet
  • Garden
  • Laundry facilities
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available
  • One meeting room
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Roll-in shower
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Total number of rooms - 72
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Wedding services

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