Why We Love the Monkey Bar at the Hotel Elysee
You’ve already learned why we love Madison & Vine and Bread & Tulips, but did you know the Hotel Elysee is home to the famous Monkey Bar, an NYC staple since the 1930’s? The storied Monkey Bar located just off Hotel Elysee’s lobby is a must do for anyone visiting New York. In its current incarnation, both the bar and restaurant play off their infamous histories to the delight of all who enter. Once inside you immediately feel that old New
Chris Escapes the Room in NYC!
New York City is perfect for Family-Friendly activities, but what about Friend-Friendly activities? Sometimes it’s difficult to plan outings with large groups, whether it be due to differing tastes or that not everyone can fit into that small Jazz club. Escape the Room, NYC’s hottest new attraction, provides an exciting and fun atmosphere for small and large groups alike. Hotel Giraffe’s concierge, Chris Lastra, had the night of his life when he escaped the room last month and was happy to
New York for the History Buff!
New York City is always changing. Every year there are new attractions, buildings and restaurants to delight residents and visitors from all over the world. But don’t be mislead, we are rich with history. While visiting New York travelers can customize their own experience, interweaving our nation’s past, present and future to create the perfect trip. Tim Gerhold, the Front Office Manager at the Library Hotel and a self-proclaimed history buff, shares with us his recommendations for a fun-filled tour of
Up in the Air – Trapeze in NYC
“Forget fear. Worry about the addiction.” -Trapeze School New York What could be more exhilarating than flying through the air alongside the skyline of New York City? We’re hard pressed to think of something. Trapeze School New York(TSNY) offers locals and visitors alike classes in the art of the flying trapeze at three different NYC locations. It’s perfect for travelers as it only takes one class to get you up in the air, although they warn on their website that one
Eat In New York for Under $30!
New York is an expensive place, and dining at some of New York’s best restaurants can come with a hefty price tag. Traveling, hotels, tickets, and of course shopping can all add up. This post will assure you that finding world class cuisine in the Big Apple does not have to break the bank! Step one for finding the perfect meal for two under $30.00; get out of your comfort zone! There is no doubt that Midtown Manhattan is extremely
Meet the Desk: Graig Sammis, Hotel Elysee
For the first ‘Meet the Desk’ segment of National Blog Posting Month, Hotel Elysee interviewed their Front Office Manager, Graig Sammis. Graig has been with LHC Collection for over five years now and worked his way up from Guest Service Agent to Front Office Manager at both the Elysee and Library Hotel. Graig shares a bit of his background with us and his experiences working at Library Hotel Collection! Tell us a little about yourself, where are you from originally? Depending on
Shop Till You Drop: Luxury Department Stores in New York City
It’s nearing that time when everyone gathers in New York City to shop for the holidays. Windows will be decorated, lights will be twinkling, and we can always expect a few surprise decorations! So whether you’re inclined to shop till you drop or simply take in the wonder of the holidays in Midtown Manhattan, TipsForTravelers has your go-to guide for everything luxury.
Jet Lag Survival 101 with the Library Hotel Collection
There is an endless amount of things to do while in New York City and suffering from jet lag is certainly no way to spend part of your busy vacation! Here at the Library Hotel Collection, we want to make sure you are well rested and ready to start your adventure from the moment you step off of the plane, so we’ve collected our favorite Jet Lag Tips.
Escape to Serenity with the Library Hotel Collection
This November, TipsForTravelers is participating in National Blog Posting Month, offering you a blog a day for 30 days. We’re delighted to begin the month by sharing with you all the wonderful benefits Library Hotel Collection has to offer our guests. Let us be your guide to relaxation and rejuvenation in the bustling city with our complimentary amenities and Escape To Serenity Program, designed to provide you with a peaceful stay in the City That Never Sleeps!
Don’t You Just Love Fall in New York?
Pack an extra sweater or two because the Library Hotel Collection is here to make sure you enjoy everything our wonderful city has to enjoy this autumn! Just because you’re in the city doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the beautiful fall foliage of the Northeast! Central Park: These serene 843 acres are certainly the best place to take in everything nature has to offer this season. Take a stroll along the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir and don’t