Hotel Giraffe – Gramercy Hotels

Hotel Giraffe is a luxury boutique hotel located in Manhattan’s Gramercy neighborhood. Of all the boutique hotels in New York City, Hotel Giraffe embodies the gentle power, grace and beauty found in one of nature’s most beloved animals. This luxury boutique hotel in New York offers timeless style, spacious guest rooms and suites, and most importantly, gracious service that makes it an ideal New York City getaway for leisure and business travelers alike. Unlike other boutique hotels in New York City, Hotel Giraffe offers sophisticated settings that celebrate the architecture of the Art Modern period which has distinguished this vibrant Manhattan Eastside neighborhood since the 1920s and ’30s. Outside Hotel Giraffe, you are just steps from world-renowned dining, entertainment and shopping, making New York City one of the world’s leading holiday destinations.

Features and Amenities

At Hotel Giraffe, there are just seven guest rooms to each floor. The accommodations include 10ft ceilings, antique-rose velveteen upholstered chairs and ottomans and black and white original photographs from the ’20s and ’30s. Chic and contemporary linens, chocolate leather headboards and pearlized platinum wall coverings offer a touch of glamour in each guest room. The smoke-free accommodations are offered in two categories, superior and deluxe. Deluxe rooms feature French Doors that open onto private European style balconies adorned with fresh flowers. Each of the 12-story hotel’s 72 well-appointed guestrooms, including 21 spacious suites, feature a residential style ambiance surrounded by lavish colors and plush fabrics to soothe your senses.

Rooms at Hotel Giraffe are beautifully appointed with 10ft ceilings, working desk with granite desktop, dual line cordless speaker phones, modem hookup, conferencing, voice mail and complimentary high speed and wireless Internet access. In-room safe, stereo systems with CD player, a 40-inch flat panel television with 250 premium cable channels, iHome MP3 Dock / Alarm Clock, and DVD player. Amenities in each bathroom include aromatherapy bath products, plush bathrobes and waffle weave slippers, telephone, hair dryer, and lighted make up mirrors.

Guests enjoy same day laundry and dry cleaning service, as well as shoe shining, suit press and business services. The hotel also offers transportation to and from the airport, as well as access to a private rooftop garden. Hotel Giraffe does not have a spa of their own, but they have a partnership with Oasis Day Spa, which is just a few blocks away. A European style breakfast buffet is served each morning in the lobby of the hotel, as are wine and hor d’oeuvres each night. The hotel doesn’t have a fitness center, but it offers complimentary day passes to New York Sports Club.

Hotel Giraffe has a partnership with Park Avenue Bistro, located just two doors down from the hotel.  Park Avenue Bistro has been creating gastronomic delights since 1989. The restaurant also serves as an art gallery, thus pairing expression of its food with energetic fresh artists of today’s time. Options abound from lunch in the Grande Lobby,  dinner at Park Avenue Bistro, or a private event in the Penthouse Piano Suite. Each experience is its own unique sensation making Park Avenue Bistro and Hotel Giraffe an important addition to this dynamic and trendsetting neighborhood and a popular destination for locals and travelers alike.

Location

Hotel Giraffe is located at the corner of Park Avenue South and 26th Street in one of New York City’s most desirable neighborhoods, with world renowned dining, attractions, creative business community and sightseeing just steps away. The neighborhood, also referred to as Rose Hill, is an enclave between Midtown to the north and the Flatiron District to the south. Madison Square Park just one block from the Hotel Giraffe, boasts an extensive playground, the ever-popular Shake Shack for burgers, shakes and even wine and beer; and is the scene of many City-sponsored musical and cultural events throughout the year. Many Zagat top-rated eateries (Eleven Madison Park, Tabla, Union Square Café, and Gramercy Tavern) are also within easy walking distance of the hotel. Your stay at the Hotel Giraffe will be filled with many New York tourist attractions to choose from.