The Library Hotel – Midtown East Hotels

The Library Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel in Midtown Manhattan. The Library Hotel is one of Midtown Manhattan’s most celebrated concept luxury boutique hotels in New York City. Fashioned from a landmark 1900 brick and terra cotta structure, this boutique treasure has been beautifully restored into a small luxury New York City hotel of the highest caliber. An oasis of modern elegance, the Library Hotel in New York and its attentive staff provide a thought provoking experience to sophisticated Midtown Manhattan leisure and business travelers with a passion for culture and individual expression. Each of the ten guestroom floors at the Library Hotel in New York City are dedicated to one of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System: Social Sciences, Literature, Languages, History, Math & Science, General Knowledge, Technology, Philosophy, The Arts and Religion.

Features and Amenities

Designed to feel more like a private club than a Manhattan hotel, each of the Library Hotel’s richly appointed luxury rooms are individually adorned with art and a collection of books that relate to the room’s unique theme. Each of the sixty rooms have been individually adorned with a collection of art and books relevant to one distinctive topic within the category of the floor it belongs to. Rooms at The Library boast multiple phones, voice mail, high-speed Internet access and wireless, complimentary cable including premium movie channels, DVD players with complimentary selection from our DVD library of the American Film Institute’s top 100 films, in room safes, in room Mini-bars, plush bathrobes and slippers, bottled spring water, hand held hair dryers, makeup/shaving mirrors, complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, newspapers and complimentary health club privileges nearby.

The hotel offers a Reading Room, a Poetry Garden with terrace, a Writer’s Den with fireplace, flat panel television and enclosed garden terrace, a meeting space and the on-site eatery, the Madison & Vine restaurant. Madison & Vine Restaurant is the Library Hotel’s first floor American Bistro and International Wine Bar serving lunch and dinner not only to guests but also to out vibrant Grand Central neighborhood. Offering a casually elegant dining experience, Madison & Vine is one of the most popular restaurants in Midtown East to enjoy a glass of wine or an exquisite meal.

The Writer’s Den, located on the 14th floor, embodies the Library Hotel’s private club ambiance by featuring a mahogany-paneled sitting room with overstuffed chairs, leather couches, 42” flat paneled television with DVD & laptop capabilities and a gas burning fireplace. When planning special events in NYC that require the intimate coziness of a private residence, the Writers Den is an ideal venue selection. The unique space also offers a glass-enclosed garden terrace that can be used year long with additional tables and seating making it an ideal location for casual daytime meetings, showrooms, cocktail receptions or social events. The Poetry Garden, also located on the 14th floor, provides a charming garden greenhouse sitting room outfitted in wicker furnishings with a beautiful wraparound outdoor terrace that draws spectacular Manhattan views of the Public Library and surrounding New York architecture. To get those creative verses flowing, The Poetry Garden lends itself for small intimate New York City events & meetings, showrooms or cocktail receptions. In the evening, the 14th Floor, featuring the Poetry Garden, Writer’s Den, and magnificent granite bar, transforms into Bookmarks Lounge. Indulge in such signature cocktails as the Great Gatsby and the Capote. It also offers a full premium bar and an attractive wine, beer and champagne selection.


The Library Hotel New York is conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan on Madison Avenue and 41st Street, also known as Library Way, just steps away from the majestic New York Public Library, Bryant Park, Pierpont Morgan Library, the exquisitely renovated Grand Central Terminal, the Times Square Theater District and all that Midtown Manhattan has to offer. The hotel provides the perfect gateway to Midtown Manhattan, or a welcome retreat after a long day visiting the nearby Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Whitney Museum or any number of chic retail stores in the area. There’s plenty to see and do from this wonderfully central location in Manhattan. Madison Avenue is famous for chic boutiques and fabulous retail shopping, including the renowned Barney’s New York, Bloomingdale’s and Bergdorf Goodman department stores, all of which are within walking distance and easily accessed from your home base at the Library Hotel.