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Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection, New York, United States of America

4-star4 stars
299 Madison Ave, New York, NY, 10017, United States of America

4-star hotel with restaurant, near 5th Avenue
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
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From 4,823 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Delicious food
Bar is awesome
Great amenities
Tasty breakfast

Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection, New York, United States of America

from Rs15,957
  • Room
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, City View
  • Room
  • Petite Room, 1 Full Size Bed (Double Bed)
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible

What’s around Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection, New York, United States of America


  • In Midtown
  • 5th Avenue - 1 min walk
  • Grand Central Terminal - 3 min walk
  • Chrysler Building - 5 min walk
  • Bryant Park - 6 min walk
  • Madison Square Garden - 7 min walk
  • Times Square - 9 min walk
  • Empire State Building - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) - 20 min drive
  • Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) - 19 min drive
  • New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) - 11 min drive
  • Teterboro, NJ (TEB) - 28 min drive
  • Linden, NJ (LDJ) - 26 min drive
  • Caldwell, NJ (CDW-Essex County) - 27 min drive
  • New York Grand Central Terminal Station - 5 min walk
  • New York W 32nd St. Station - 14 min walk
  • New York Penn Station - 22 min walk
  • Grand Central - 42 St. Station - 5 min walk
  • 5 Av Station (W. 42nd St.) - 7 min walk
  • 42 St. - Bryant Pk. Station - 7 min walk

About Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection, New York, United States of America

Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection features a rooftop terrace and puts you just steps from 5th Avenue and Grand Central Terminal. The rooftop bar is a great place to grab a drink, and guests looking for a bite to eat can check out Madison and Vine, which serves American cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Rooms at this upscale hotel get the details right with iPod docks, Egyptian cotton sheets, and pillow menus. Fellow travelers like the quiet location for the sightseeing and because it's only a short walk to public transportation: Grand Central - 42 St. Station is 5 minutes and 5 Av Station (W. 42nd St.) is 7 minutes.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 60 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 14 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 1 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 11:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self 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
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Free reception
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Assistive listening devices available
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • English
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • IPod docking station
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Madison and Vine - This bistro specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Bookmarks - Overlooking the garden, this rooftop bar specializes in American cuisine and serves light fare only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection, New York, United States of America’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Library
  • Library By Library Collection
  • The Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection
  • Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection Hotel
  • Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection New York
  • Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection Hotel New York
  • Library Hotel
  • Library Hotel New York
  • Library New York


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds.

Mandatory fees

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

  • Resort fee: USD 25.00 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Breakfast
  • Health club access
  • Nearby fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls (may be limited)
  • Faxes
  • In-room safe
  • Lending library access
  • Housekeeping
  • Additional inclusions

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

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 50 per night

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.

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Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 268 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Go to the Upscale Library
It was fabulous as usual. I really love this quaint boutique hotel.
Kathleen, us3 night business trip
Good 6.0
NICE, but I've had nicer and more modern amenities
I felt the room was expensive, even by NYC prices, for what you got. CONS: Room only had one USB port, in the clock-radio, and we had at least 3 items that needed charging after traveling. The plug outlet in the bathroom didn't work either. We had to search behind furniture to find outlets to use. We finally unplugged a small table lamp and use its plug. The goofy electrical box mess over the desk, by the lamp outlet, is a hot mess. It should have a cover over it if it is no longer available to use...better yet, add some USB ports! Only one chair in room and no place to hang our coats. It was chilly/rainy and we had to hang our coats on the corner of the mirror. The closet was tiny and our clothes for going out filled it up. The TV didn't work. We turned it on with the remote control and then it wouldn't turn off. The volume and channel changing buttons didn't work. The slippers in the room were tiny and once a robe was used, it wasn't replaced. And finally, on our first day in the room, it was cold. We couldn't figure out how to use the thermostat to work. The front desk wasn't sure if the heat was even available to use yet. It's October and only in the 50's during the day. Hmmmmm... PROS: Pleasant front staff who had "engineer" fix everything wrong in our room that could be fixed. Our room was clean, the water was hot, and the toilet worked! The 2nd floor Library Room with refreshments was wonderful. There was always something to drink.
Lise, us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Cozy hotel, great location
Great location. 10 minutes from Times Square. The staff can’t do enough for you. The rooms aren’t really large, but the ceilings are unbelievably high, which makes it feel bigger! The bathroom was a great size. The room was beautiful, comfortable and the books give it a cozy feel. The restaurant Madison and Vine is great and the continental breakfast, snacks throughout the day, wine reception each night and a beautiful rooftop bar, make this hotel fantastic!
Nicole, us5 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing hotel!
This hotel is awesome! It really sticks to the theme of a library throughout. Each floor has a theme to it as you would find in a library (ex. social sciences, art, etc.) and each room also has a theme to it that relates to the theme of the floor (ex. the arts floor has rooms based on preforming arts, painting, architecture and others). Each room has books in it based on the theme of the room. Plus the staff is wonderful! It was an overall amazing stay!
Denise, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Happy in NYC
Great little hotel with perfect perks and best location.
Brian, us4 night romance trip

Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection, New York, United States of America

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