New York City – 2017 At A Glance
Let’s face it, there is no bad time to visit New York City. Manhattan is a good idea, no matter when you decide to come. It just depends on why you want to visit or if you enjoy crowds or perhaps you like to enjoy a bit of peace (hard to find in this city that doesn’t sleep). With 2016 coming to a close and the fantasies of 2017 nearing, we know you all want to get a head start
Food Fads in NYC: Try these Culinary Crazes!
New York City is a mecca filled with the latest trends, whether they be in fashion, technology…or food! Some foods have and always will be our go-to staples(NYC pizza, anyone?), but every now and again there comes a new culinary craze that we can’t get enough of. When it comes to trendy foods, NYC has got you covered; we’ve picked 5 of the top food fads in 2016 and highlighted the best places to try them in NYC!
Enchanted, Spectacular and Spooky, Oh My!
In NYC, Halloween is more than just a holiday, it’s a month-long celebration! From pumpkin carving and costume parades to spooky stories and creepy critter demonstrations, there’s a great mix of fun to be had this month leading up to All Hallows’ Eve. NYC’s biggest Halloween extravaganza is surely the 43rd annual Village Halloween Parade on October 31st at 7pm, but don’t wait until then to start celebrating! Here are some other fantastic events around Manhattan that guarantee visitors a frighteningly good time:
Wake Up with Coffee in NYC!
It’s no surprise that the city that never sleeps must be home to some of the best coffee shops! Even on vacation, we all need a little pick-me-up. Not only do all of our hotels offer complimentary coffee, tea and snacks throughout the day in our clubrooms, we’ve got the best recommendations for java in the city! There are so many coffee spots to try and our fabulous intern, Christina, has compiled a list of a few NYC local favorites!
New York City for a Family on the Go
At the Library Hotel Collection, we want each of our guests to have the best experience possible while staying with us! We are so fortunate to have four unique properties in New York City, all of which offer our Signature Style of Hospitality to travelers from around the world. We would love to assist you in finding the best hotel for your visit to ‘The Big Apple’, so please don’t hesitate to contact our skilled Guest Service Agents with any
Luxury at the Hotel Elysee with Presidential Suites
luxury: noun lux·u·ry \ˈlək-sh(ə-)rē, -zh(ə-)rē\ Simple Definition of luxury: a condition or situation of great comfort, ease, and wealth You didn’t need a dictionary to tell you that! But now that we’re all on the same page, let’s get back to the part about great comfort! The Staff at the Hotel Elysee pride themselves on offering each of our guests just that, great comfort. But, can you imagine great comfort in a sprawling suite complete with a full kitchen, dining
Be a part of the movies in NYC!
Lights, camera, action! When it comes to movie backdrops it’s no surprise that New York City is one of the biggest hot spots. The flashy lights, tall buildings, and sea of yellow cabs can instantly make you feel as though you’ve walked onto the set of a Hollywood film! Our fabulous intern, Christina, put together a list of your favorite movies and shows filmed in NYC and all of their featured iconic sights, restaurants, museums, and more! Chances are you’ll be
The Empire State Building and Her Luminous Glow
We’ve all heard that New York City is the city that never sleeps. Could it be because of all the bright lights that surround us throughout the night and into the wee hours of the morning? Times Square has always been the first to come to mind when people speak of the glow of Manhattan. It wasn’t until I moved into a quaint third floor walk up in Williamsburg that that conception had changed for me. The Empire State Building
Celebrate the 4th of July in NYC
For those of you who are coming to New York City to celebrate all things America for the Independence Day Weekend, you are in for a real treat! In celebration of our nations birthday, the Library Hotel Collection has created your go-to guide this holiday to ensure you get the best view of the 40th annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks! Below are our favorite places to view Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks, for those watching from the comfort of their rooms or the
Get Fit In NYC!
NYC is once again bringing fitness to the parks to help you get in shape without having to trek to the gym. This summer, enjoy the beautiful weather with an outdoor workout and meet new friends who share your love for making workouts fun. Whether you prefer yoga, dance or cardio, there’s a class for everyone so just pick your park, grab your gear and get in shape with your fellow NYC fitness fans! Classes are free and open to the