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Classic Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking
Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking
Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking
Deluxe Room, Non Smoking
New York hotel across from Museum of Natural History
Near Central Park
Facing the American Museum of Natural History and a half-block from Central Park, the smoke-free Excelsior Hotel on West 81st Street offers a French-country ambience of dark woods, gilt, and crystal.
Guests can purchase a buffet breakfast daily in a library-like room. Wireless Internet access is complimentary and printing is available for a fee. The hotel also includes a fitness facility.
Guestrooms and suites are decorated in an Art Deco contemporary style. Beds include damask down comforters and matching throw pillows. Floral accent tiles grace bathrooms.
Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel's public areas, and a computer station in the lobby provides high-speed Internet access (surcharge). Guests can print from laptop computers anywhere in the hotel to the hotel's printer (surcharge). A small fitness center contains cardio machines, weight machines, and free weights. Guests can enjoy Latin Fusion cuisine at the hotel's Calle Ocho restaurant. Roundtrip airport transfers are available on request (surcharge).
- Fitness facilities
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Business center
- Banquet facilities
- Multiple small meeting rooms
- Audiovisual equipment
- Business services
- Multilingual staff
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Total number of rooms - 199
- Express check-out
- Security guard
- Express check-in
- 24-hour front desk
- Medical assistance available
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Tour assistance
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Free Wi-Fi
- Parking nearby (surcharge)
- Concierge services
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Parking nearby
- Offsite parking discounted rates available
- Smoke-free property
Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Self parking (surcharge), Parking nearby, Parking nearby (surcharge), Offsite parking discounted rates available
- Room Amenities
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Premium bedding
- Climate control
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Air conditioning
- Multi-line phone
- Voice mail
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Wake-up calls
- Hair dryer
- Complimentary toiletries
- Shower/tub combination
- Bathroom phone
- Makeup/shaving mirror
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Electronic check-out
- Electronic/magnetic keys
- Pillowtop mattress
- Iron/ironing board
- Clock radio
- Window opens
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Flat-panel TV
- Complimentary newspaper
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- In-room safe
- Satellite TV service
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
A hot buffet breakfast is available between 7 AM and 11 AM (surcharge).
The hotel also has a restaurant, Calle Ocho, which serves Latin Fusion cuisine for dinner and Sunday brunch.
Central Park, a half-block east of the Excelsior Hotel, offers a variety of recreational opportunities, including ball fields, tennis courts, rowboat rentals, horseback riding, and miles of trails for hiking, biking, running, and in-line skating. Rockefeller Center's skating rink, 1.5 miles south, opens in winter, as does Central Park's Wollman Rink. Upper West Side athletic clubs offer swimming, racquet sports, and exercise classes.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Ice skating nearby
- Rowing or canoeing nearby
- Swimming nearby
- Racquetball/squash nearby
- Running track/path nearby
- Tennis nearby
- Aerobics nearby
- Pilates classes/instruction nearby
- Yoga classes/instruction nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Horse riding/rental nearby
Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-out time is noon
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Pets not allowed
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Breakfast fee: USD 17.00 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
- Fee for wireless Internet in business center: USD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
- Refrigerator fee: USD 10.00 per night
- Additional Details
Children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.