Excelsior Hotel

Self Rated: 3.5 out of 5
45 W 81st St, New York, NY, 10024, United States of America
4.2 out of 5 rating 2835 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.2
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Excelsior Hotel in New York (Upper West Side), you'll be a 3-minute walk from Central Park and 5 minutes by foot from American Museum of Natural History. This hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Beacon Theater and 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Lincoln Center.


Stay in one of 199 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with premium bedding. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.


Enjoy recreation amenities such as a fitness center or take in the view from a terrace. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.


Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's coffee shop/café. Mingle with other guests at the complimentary reception, held daily. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 11 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and a meeting room. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Central Park - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
American Museum of Natural History - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Beacon Theater - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Madison Avenue - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Lincoln Center - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Metropolitan Opera House - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Lenox Hill Hospital - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Columbus Circle - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Central Park Zoo - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Carnegie Hall - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
5th Avenue - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
Mount Sinai Hospital - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
Gershwin Theater - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi

The nearest airports are:
John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK) - 42.1 km / 26.2 mi
Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR) - 30.3 km / 18.8 mi
LaGuardia Airport (LGA) - 24.4 km / 15.1 mi
New York, NY (NYS-Skyports Seaplane Base) - 7.3 km / 4.6 mi
Teterboro, NJ (TEB) - 24.2 km / 15.1 mi

The preferred airport for Excelsior Hotel is John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK).

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. This property charges a fee for luggage storage before check-in and after check-out for group reservations.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 21 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:

  • Fitness center access

  • Business center/computer access

  • Internet access

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 17.00 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 30.00 per day
  • Nearby parking fee: USD 30 per day
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 10.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Offsite parking discounted rates available
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Conference space
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Concierge services
  • -Business center
  • -Fitness facilities
  • -Free reception
  • -Self parking (surcharge)
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -One meeting room
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Terrace
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
  • -Express check-out
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Elevator
  • -Braille or raised signage