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Location and how to get there: The hotel is situated on East 54th Street between Madison and Park Avenues; the epicenter of the world’s most elegant shopping, corporate, cultural and dining “neighborhood.” From La Guardia airport it is $30 + tolls for a taxi, $12 for a shuttle and $2 for public transport. From JFK it is $45 + tolls for a taxi, $17 for a shuttle and $2 for public transportation. From Newark it is $60 for a taxi + tolls, $17 for a shuttle and $10.50 for an AirTrain.

Number of rooms and amenities: 101 rooms. In room amenities include; mini bar, personal safe, I Home, signature bathrobes, slippers, hair dryers, complimentary bottled water upon arrival, complimentary Leonidas chocolate bar upon arrival and wireless internet access.

Price range: Deluxe room: $295-$495 USD; Suites: $425-$725 USD. All rates include; complimentary continental breakfast each morning and complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres each weekday evening.

Time of year to go: All year!

Come and discover all the history, culture and diversity that set New York apart from the rest. Feel the energy that infuses the streets, visit museums and galleries, enjoy Broadway shows, shop for designer fashions, or seek out a rare find. Dine in award-winning restaurants or savor ethnic cuisines at neighborhood eateries. The five boroughs are yours to explore. For generations, leading figures in the arts and business world have continued to stay at the Elysee. With only 101 rooms, the Elysee combines the charm and the intimacy of a country inn, with the comfort and service of a luxury hotel.

Why is this location so great for women?
The Elysee hosts numerous women’s groups throughout the year. Walking distance to the famous 5th Avenue shopping (Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Henri Bendel) Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and MOMA makes us a prime location. The Elysee has the charm of a country inn in the heart of Manhattan.

Services: Concierge, same day laundry/dry cleaning service, limousine arrangements, parking, room service.

Hotel Restaurants & Bars: The Monkey Bar & Grill, a legendary New York night spot, is now one of the city’s most popular and stylish restaurants. Its inventive, Asian Fusion cuisine is also available to hotel guests through room service. Currently celebrating its 80th anniversary, this legendary bar has been frequented by such luminaries as Tallulah Bankhead, Joe DiMaggio, Tennessee Williams, Marlon Brando and Ava Gardner. The overall ambiance taps into the location’s unique history and features executive chef, Julian Claus Ehlers array of, American and Continental cuisine. Monkey Bar and Grill was voted the No. 1 bar in New York, by Gourmet Magazine’s latest readers’ poll.

Health Club: Guests have complimentary use of the New York Sports Club.

Bath products in rooms: Gilchrist & Soames products are in all rooms.

Specials for women/girlfriends: “Join us for the Weekend Special”: Stay Friday, Saturday, and receive $25.00 OFF Sunday night! Valid only for Friday arrivals.

Hotel Elysee,
60 East 54th Street,
New York, NY 10022 USA

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