Book your room at Excelsior Hotel
Classic Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non SmokingMax Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)
Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Non SmokingMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)
Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Non SmokingMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)
Deluxe Room, Non SmokingMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)
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.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
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)
- Conference space
- Meeting rooms
- Business center
- Express check-out
- Multilingual staff
- Express check-in
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 199
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Concierge services
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Offsite parking discounted rates available
- Smoke-free property
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 9.95 USD per 24-hour period )
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge), Offsite parking discounted rates available
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Climate control
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Shower/tub combination
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Pillowtop mattress
- Iron/ironing board
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Flat-panel TV
- Free newspaper
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- In-room safe
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Satellite TV service
Where to Eat
A hot buffet breakfast is available between 7 AM and 11 AM (surcharge).
The hotel also has a restaurant, Calle Ocho, which serves Cuban cuisine for dinner and Sunday brunch.
Nearby Things to Do
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.
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-out time is noon
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- Breakfast fee: USD 17.00 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
- Refrigerator fee: USD 10.00 per night
We should mention
Children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.