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Hotel Giraffe

Overview

Hotel Giraffe, a boutique hotel located between all that midtown and downtown Manhattan has to offer, is the ideal place to stay for leisure and business travelers alike.

Each of the guestrooms’ contemporary, modest furnishings and cozy dimensions lend to the intimate and homey atmosphere of Hotel Giraffe. The warm and approachable staff delivers the best in customer service, giving off the impression that they are genuinely happy to be at work and of assistance.

Accommodations

Each of the 72 guestrooms, including suites, within the walls of the 12-storey Hotel Giraffe is designed to be a home away from home – in sumptuous hues, rich fabrics and comfortable accoutrements. The smoke-free accommodations are divided into two categories, Superior and Deluxe.

All rooms are generously appointed with 10-foot ceilings, work desks with granite desktop, dual line cordless speaker phones (with modem hookup, conferencing and voice mail), complimentary high speed DSL/Wi-Fi internet access, in-room safes, stereo systems with CD player, 40-inch flat panel TVs (with 250 premium cable channels), iHome mp3 dock/alarm clock, and DVD players. In each bathroom are La Natura aromatherapy bath products, plush bathrobes and slippers, telephones, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards and lighted makeup mirrors and fully-stocked honor bar.

Room Types

Deluxe Guestroom with a Queen Bed: offers approximately 280 square feet of living space, with French doors that lead to a balcony, a queen size bed with 100% Egyptian cotton linens.

Superior Guestroom with a King Bed: offers approximately 325 square feet of living space, featuring a king size bed with 100% Egyptian cotton linens.

Deluxe Guestroom with a King Bed: offers approximately 280 square feet of living space, with French doors that lead to a Juliet balcony and one king size bed with 100% Egyptian linens.

Deluxe Guestroom with Two Double Beds: offers approximately 325 square feet of living space, featuring two double beds with 100% Egyptian cotton linens. This guestroom may be combined with a Terrace One Bedroom Suite.

Superior One Bedroom Suite: offers approximately 385 square feet of living space, featuring a separate living room with a full size sleeper sofa. The bedroom has a king size bed with 100% Egyptian cotton linens.

Terrace One Bedroom Suite: offers approximately 424 square feet of living space, featuring a separate living room with a full size sleeper sofa and French glass doors that lead to a Juliet balcony overlooking Park Avenue South. The bedroom has a king size bed with 100% Egyptian cotton linens. The guestroom may be combined with a Deluxe Guestroom with Two Double Beds.

Housekeeping is a main concern at the Hotel Giraffe; as a guest, the first thing you will notice upon checking in is how all the guestrooms and public areas immaculately-kept. In addition to their commitment to keeping their living spaces in pristine condition, Hotel Giraffe also offers their guests the following (mostly complimentary) amenities:

  • European style breakfast buffet served every morning in the Grande Lobby
  • Cappuccino, café au lait, espresso, teas, cookies and fruits served all day, every day
  • Wine and hors d’oeuvres from 5-8pm, Monday through Saturday
  • Local and national newspapers
  • High-speed wireless internet throughout the hotel
  • Passes to nearby NY Sports Club
  • Access to the hotel’s extensive DVD library
  • Access to printer and laptop
  • Nightly turndown
  • In-room dining
  • Valet laundry
  • Same day laundry/dry cleaning
  • Shoe shine service
  • Suit press service
  • Business Services
  • Transportation/airport service
  • Access to private rooftop garden

Guests of Hotel Giraffe can choose to improve the quality of their stay by ordering from the available enhancements offered, from spirits, sweets and spa treatments (from hotel-partner Oasis Day Spa).

Dining

Hotel Giraffe places great emphasis on keeping guests well-fed, even if there is no onsite restaurant. Complimentary breakfast is available in the lobby from 7-10:30am each morning, and complimentary wine and cheese from 5-8pm every day, except Sundays.

Currently, the hotel is partnering with Park Avenue Bistro, literally just steps away from Hotel Giraffe. Guests of the hotel can avail of room service from Park Avenue Bistro, which offers a French-focused menu.

Nearby restaurants also include Dos Caminos, a Mexican place and Shake Shack, which serves burgers, hotdogs and fries.

Meetings and Events

Hotel Giraffe primarily caters to business travelers and prides itself in its capability to accommodate corporate meetings. Social functions, such as weddings and other special occasions can also be celebrated in their 12th floor Piano Suite. It features a 26-foot vaulted barrel ceiling, panoramic views of Manhattan, a working stone fireplace, ebony baby grand piano, private terrace, and rooftop garden. The Piano Suite can accommodate between 20 to 60 people.

Local Attractions

Tourists and businesspeople flock to New York City to see and experience the pulsating dynamism that has led to its nickname “The City That Never Sleeps”. There is always something to strike your fancy – be it the arts and history, sports and recreation, entertainment, shopping and gastronomic pleasures – all your cravings are sure to be satisfied just by stepping outside of Hotel Giraffe’s front doors.

  • Gramercy Park
  • Union Square Café
  • Times Square
  • Japonais (serving Japanese cuisine)
  • Broadway Theatre District
  • MoMA
  • Wall Street
  • Les Halles (serving French cuisine)
  • Macy’s
  • New York Public Library
  • SoHo
  • China Town
  • Rockefeller Center
  • Tarallucia (serving Italian cuisine)
  • Carnegie Hall
  • Madison Square Park
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Little Italy
  • Gramercy Tavern (serving American Retro cuisine)
  • City Crab & Company (serving seafood)
  • Penn Station
  • Empire State Building
  • Grand Central Station
  • Radio City Music Hall
  • Yankee Stadium
  • The Guggenheim
  • Tabla (serving Indian/American cuisine)
  • Barbounia (serving Mediterranean cuisine)
  • Primehouse (Steakhouse)
  • Lincoln Center

Hotel Giraffe has perfected the art of hospitality, with a staff that never fails to make their guests feel welcome and right at home, the only thing you wouldn’t want to do is leave.

Hotel Giraffe
365 Park Avenue South at 26th Street
New York, NY
10016
USA
Telephone: (212) 685-7700
Fax: (212) 685-7771
Website: http://www.hotelgiraffe.com/index.cfm

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