A hotel for couples who like to read together, the Library Hotel is located at Madison Avenue and 41st Street in New York City, near the New York Public Library. The Library Hotel is a unique designed to feel like a private club. Like the name suggests, the hotel has several spaces where guests can pick up a book and read as they would in a library. In the Reading Room, guests can enjoy complimentary refreshments throughout the day. Two other library-style rooms include a rooftop sitting room with a terrace, called the Poetry Garden, and a mahogany-paneled sitting room with a working fireplace, called the Writer's Den.
For business travelers, there is a Business Center with computer stations and high-speed Internet access. Events and meetings can be held at the Executive Inspiration Board Room which seats 12 people.
60 guest rooms are located on ten separate floors, each dedicated to one of the ten classifications of knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System: Social Sciences, Language, Math and Science, Technology, The Arts, Literature, History, General Knowledge, Philosophy and Religion. All of the rooms are decorated with art and library books relating to the theme of a particular floor. If you like Astronomy, you can stay in the room featuring Astronomy books, located on the Math and Science floor of the hotel.
Guest rooms also include bathrobes, multiple phone lines with voice mail, data ports and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Guests can dine at Madison & Vine, an American bistro. Rates start from US $265 per night (212-983-4500, 877-793-7323).
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