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Excelsior Hotel

New York, United States, North America

The Excelsior Hotel is a New York gay-friendly hotel that sits in the fashionable locale of Central Park and faces the American Museum of Natural History.

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A French-country atmosphere of old-world charm created by décor of dark woods, gilt, and crystal adorns the gay-friendly Excelsior Hotel in New York. The architectural beauty is matched by the modern conveniences and superb service offered by the hotel. Located at the hotel is a restaurant, fitness facilities, business centre as well as conference and meeting venues. Guest rooms and suites showcase Art Deco motifs and beds provided with damask-down comforters and corresponding pillows. Bathrooms are decorated in floral accented tiles. The hotel prides in offering more than the typical ‘hotel experience’ with the provision of amenities that cater for a distinctive stay. Standard room amenities include the provision of climate control and air conditioning, Blackout curtains, work desk, and free toiletries in bathrooms. Fridges are available on request. Guests can make use of the Express check-in and out service. Also, available is a 24 hour reception desk, a porter service, and a safe deposit box is located at reception. Free Wi-Fi is available.


  • 199 rooms




  • High Speed Internet
  • Bar
  • Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Elevator
  • Parking
  • Concierge Desk
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Business Center
  • Safe Deposit Box


A hot buffet breakfast is available at an extra fee. The onsite restaurant at the New York gay-friendly hotel offers Latin fusion food for dinner.


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Cancellation and guarantee policies may vary by rate and room type and full details can be found once you proceed to the next step. Fees and any applicable deposits may not include tax and are subject to change, please inspect the price breakdown once you have selected a room.  Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Any special requests are subject to availability upon check-in, cannot be guranteed and may incur additional charges.


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About the Location

The popular Manhattan address of The Excelsior Hotel in gay-friendly New York has the distinct advantage of placing guests within comfortable reach of trendy boutiques, restaurants and cafes. Other top New York world-famous attractions located close to the hotel include the Lincoln Centre and the Rose Centre for Earth and Space. An easy stroll through Central Park brings guests to the exclusive shopping venues on Madison Avenue and a wealth of exciting restaurants. Other major sightseeing attractions like Time Square and the Empire State building can be easily reached via a number of public transportation facilities.

Street Address

45 West 81st Street,
New York, United States,
North America


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