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
Madison & Vine; Library Hotel’s Cozy American Bistro and International Wine Bar
Madison & Vine is a cozy bistro located on the corner of 41st and Madison Ave. Not only is it recommended to guests of the Library Hotel but Madison & Vine is also well known among corporate neighbors as a go-to lunch spot for business meetings. Their cocktails (my personal favorite are the wine based cocktails) are fantastic, emphasizing seasonal ingredients and combinations. Their wine selection is also unique as they are “specially chosen to represent an international assortment and kept
Thanksgiving in NYC with LHC
Thanksgiving Day Weekend in NYC Each November, New York City is buzzing with excitement in preparation for the very beginning of the holiday season. Over 3.5 million people travel to The Big Apple to enjoy the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. If you are looking for information on where to watch the parade, where to have your Thanksgiving dinner or want insight on the best holiday markets in the area, we want to send you in the right direction! We’ve also included information on how to get
Relax & Rejuvenate with our favorite spas in NYC!
How do New Yorkers unwind and relax after a long day in the busy city? After a full schedule of exploring, shopping and eating; residents and visitors alike find plenty of ways to rejuvenate. Library Hotel Collection delights in welcoming guests to evening wine & cheese receptions and providing amenities to assist in a relaxing night of sleep, but we also know the best places to Spa! Whether you’re looking for a quick treatment or a full day of relaxation,
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.
Visit New York City on a Budget!
Ask most travelers and they’ll tell you that visiting New York City is at the top of their bucket list. There’s so much to do and see but it can be overwhelming to plan a trip once you realize how expensive everything is in the City that Never Sleeps. Even as a native New Yorker, I’m constantly trying to figure out ways to stretch my budget so that I can dine at a trendy restaurant, see a new Broadway show,
Transportation Made Easy: A Guide to Getting Around New York City
Getting around the Big Apple can often seem confusing, however the Library Hotel Collection is happy to assist you whether you’re traveling from the airport or to a Broadway show! There are many different transportation options available. Our front desk agents are very helpful in recommending the best route for you, and the best method of transportation to your destination.
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
Food on Wheels? NYC’s Newest Food Craze!
Cuisine from mobile canteens have come a long way since the Hot Dog truck parked along side of the gas station. Now, many of these delectable catering trucks resemble restaurants on wheels! From lobster to waffles and everything in between, they offer the New Yorker and the New York visitor so many options in food. Even celebrity chef, David Burke joined the hype this year at the USOpen when he served up Lobster Rolls from the driver’s seat! Our top