Travel: The Hotel Collection Properties of New York City

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I am sharing with you today a collection of hotels in New York City…the Library Hotel Collection Properties…all have some fun things planned for this Valentine’s Day. If you are going to be in or near NYC next weekend, these establishments are offering some unique Valentine’s fare…and if this Valentine’s day does not find you near NYC, then perhaps these ideas might serve as inspiration for your celebration right where you are.


  If words are your thing, the Library Hotel Collection’s Poet in Residence is available for those guests who want to say “I Love You” in a poem. With Love Poems For Two: A Couples Massage For The Mind and Soul, Karen Clark, the Poet in Residence, offers a private one-and-a-half-hour poetry workshop to help couples express their love in a truly unique and creative way. The cost is $125 per couple, which is added to the stay at any of the Library Hotel Collection properties. To book, visit


  Pay It Forward

 In honor of Love Month by making a reservation at Hotel Giraffe! During the month of Feburary, book a stay for any time in 2014 and for only $5 more, the hotel will surprise another guest with complimentary chocolates — and deliver a special welcome amenity to the guest who sponsored the anonymous chocolate gift. Room rates start at $239 per night. To book a stay, visit

Have your cake and eat it to

  If you book any room at Hotel Giraffe on the night of Valentine’s Day, Friday, February 14th, receive a mini chocolate cake from the world famous Carlo’s Bakery. And if you share your booking on any of the Library Hotel Collection’s social media pages using the hashtag #SPREADTHELOVE, guests will get a complimentary bottle of Prosecco to accompany the cake. Room rates start at $279 per night. To book a stay, visit


Put a soundtrack to your Valentine’s getaway with this jazz lover’s package at the Hotel Elysée. The Jazz Up Your Valentine’s Day package includes luxurious accommodations, a $100 gift certificate to the Monkey Bar Restaurant, two tickets to 54 Below for a jazz performance, Continental breakfast, evening wine & hors d’oeuvres reception, passes to New York Sports Club, complimentary Wi-Fi, 2 bottles of water upon arrival, and a chocolate bar. Rates start at $334 per night and are available from February 1 to 28. There is a two-night minimum and a 14 day cancellation policy. To book a stay, visit


Reserve the Library Hotel’s one-of-a-kind Love Room this February and enjoy the ultimate romantic getaway. Couples can share a bottle of Prosecco on the private balcony overlooking Madison Avenue, cuddle on the King-sized bed, or read each other a book of love, hand-selected with the help of the hotel’s honorary curator, Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Reserve the Love Room for a February stay and receive a bottle of Prosecco upon arrival and breakfast in bed on the morning of choice all compliments of the Librarians. Rates start at $399 per night plus tax. To book your stay, visit


  The Top of the Rock observation deck is the perfect place to propose and the Casablanca Hotel has the tickets to get you there! Guests who stay 3 nights or more receive up to 20% off standard rates, plus 2 tickets to the Top of the Rock observation deck where they can enjoy breathtaking views of New York City from the 69th floor of this iconic venue. Rates start at $259 per night exclusive of taxes. To book a stay, visit


About The Library Collection Hotels

Casablanca Hotel, now ranked as #2 in New York City on TripAdvisor, has a Moroccan motif inspired by the romance of the movie, “Casablanca” and is situated at Broadway on West 43rd Street, just steps from Times Square. TripAdvisor now ranks the Casablanca as the #16 Top Hotel in the USA on the 2014 Travelers Choice Awards.

Library Hotel, currently ranked #3 on TripAdvisor, features 6,000 books organized throughout the hotel based on the Dewey Decimal System, and is located at Madison and East 41st Street.

Hotel Elysée, currently ranked #8 on TripAdvisor, features the romantic ambiance of a private country inn and is located on East 54th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues.

Hotel Giraffe, currently ranked #5 on TripAdvisor, offers an urban oasis of sophisticated style and is situated at Park Avenue South and East 26th Street.  

(I did not receive anything in exchange for this post. This post is for informational purposes only; readers are instructed to verify prices/services on their own. French Pemberley holds no liability. Photos for this post are all credited to The Library Hotel Collection.)

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