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Overview of Excelsior Hotel

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Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, desk

Excelsior Hotel

3.5 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCentral Park3 min walk
  • Popular LocationMetropolitan Museum of Art17 min walk
  • Popular LocationMount Sinai Hospital4 min drive
  • AirportNew York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.)43 min drive

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Classic Queen, 1 Queen Bed

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • 270 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Superior Junior Suite, 2 Double Beds

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • 269 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Classic Room, 2 Double Beds

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • 269 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Deluxe Suite, 2 Double Beds

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • 470 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed

4.8/5 guest room rating
  • 470 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

4.8/5 guest room rating
  • 269 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

Excelsior Deluxe Suite, 2 Double Beds

4.3/5 guest room rating
  • 480 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Excelsior Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • 474 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

New York

Located in New York's Upper West Side neighbourhood, Excelsior Hotel is in the business district and near the airport. American Museum of Natural History and Beacon Theater are cultural highlights, and some of the area's popular attractions include Central Park Zoo and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Consider Winter Garden Theatre for a night out, and don't miss Chelsea Piers, a top local attraction. Take some time off to enjoy the health/beauty spas in the area, or get some fresh air with adventures like hiking/biking trails nearby. Guests appreciate the hotel's convenience for public transportation: 81 St. - Museum of Natural History Station is 3 minutes on foot and 86 St. Station (Central Park West) is 8 minutes.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Central Park - 3 min walk
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art - 17 min walk
  • Mount Sinai Hospital - 4 min drive
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - 4 min drive
  • Museum of Modern Art - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • 81 St. - Museum of Natural History Station - 3 min walk
  • New York Harlem 125th St. Station - 5 min drive
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) - 43 min drive

About this property

Excelsior Hotel

3.5-star New York hotel in Upper West Side, walk to Central Park
Timezone: America/New_York

Committed to the idea that a life well-traveled is defined by a personal connection to the people, culture and lifestyles of the places we visit, the Excelsior Hotel offers discerning guests an authentic, residence-style experience in the heart of New York City’s Upper West Side. To complement our fashionable surroundings, we’ve designed a delightfully affordable pied-a-terre distinguished by relaxed yet sophisticated ambiance and unpretentious style.


The Excelsior is located within a beautifully restored landmark building, infusing classic design and architecture with contemporary comfort. In addition to swanky, Art Deco-inspired rooms, the hotel features a fitness center, Boardroom and Calle Ocho restaurant, which brings guests and neighborhood residents together for signature Latin fare and a locally famous weekend brunch complete with unlimited complimentary sangria.


The hotel overlooks Central Park, the American Museum of Natural History and the spectacular, glass-encased Rose Center for Earth and Space and is walking distance from Lincoln Center and the 1, B and C subway lines. A leisurely stroll through Central Park leads to chic Upper East Side restaurants, the luxurious boutiques of Madison Avenue, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Guggenheim and Whitney Museums.
Hotel Services

Complimentary Wi-Fi in the lobby, Breakfast and Boardroom areas
WiFi in room  (surcharge)
Creative Latin fare at Calle Ocho
Full-service concierge
Fitness room
Business center
Private Boardroom for small to mid-size meetings
Same-day dry cleaning (excluding weekends and holidays)
West Side-Central Park-Museum Natural Hist.

Excelsior Hotel offers 199 forms of accommodation with a safe and free newspapers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This New York hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Excelsior Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Excelsior Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Excelsior Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Excelsior Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Excelsior Hotel?
Self-parking is available for USD 30.00 per day.
What time is check-in at Excelsior Hotel?
Check-in is from 3 PM - midnight.
What time is check-out at Excelsior Hotel?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is Excelsior Hotel located?
Located in Upper West Side, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. Beacon Theater and Metropolitan Museum of Art are also within 1 mile (2 km). 81 St. - Museum of Natural History Station is only a 3-minute walk and 86 St. Station (Central Park West) is 8 minutes.