The Excelsior Hotel Location and Nearby NYC Attractions
The Excelsior Hotel is located on 81st Street overlooking Central Park on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, one of New York’s most prestigious and popular residential neighborhoods.
Established in a beautifully restored landmark building, the Excelsior Upper West Side Hotel is conveniently located adjacent to the American Museum of Natural History and the New Rose Space Center, and a short distance to many popular museums, attractions and events
UPPER WEST SIDE ATTRACTIONS NEAR THE HOTEL:
- Rose Center for Earth and Space
A distinct part of the American Museum of Natural History, the Rose Center for Earth and Space an extensive reworking of the Hayden Planetarium; including an entirely new structure that encloses the Hayden Sphere and several incredible new shows about Earth and Space.
- American Museum of Natural History
Adjacent to the Excelsior Hotel on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, the American Museum of Natural History is one of the largest museums in the world. It is home to 48 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories and a renowned library.
- Central Park
The first landscaped public park in the United States, Central Park was developed in 1853, spanning 843 acres of land in the center of Manhattan. The park spans between the Upper East and West sides of Manhattan between 5th and 8th Avenues and 59th and 106th Streets. The Central Park Zoo, ice skating rinks, model boat pond, horseback riding, and other activities can be enjoyed in Central Park.
- Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center is a 16.3 acre complex in Manhattan that is home to many prestigious arts organization such as the New York Philharmonic, New York City Ballet, New York City Opera, Metropolitan Opera, and the Julliard School. Lincoln Center is located between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues from West 60th to West 66th Streets.
- Beacon Theatre
The Beacon is a historic 3-tiered New York City Theatre on Upper Broadway on Manhattan. Today, it is one of New York’s leading live music and entertainment venues.
- Cathedral Church of St John the Divine
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine is the world’s largest neo-gothic cathedral and considered the “mother church” of the Episcopol Diocese.
- Riverside Park
Riverside Park is Manhattan’s most spectacular waterfront park; stretching 4 miles from 72nd to 158th Streets along the Hudson River.
- Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (MOMA) is located at 82nd Street, along “Museum Mile” on the Upper East side of New York. It is home to more than 2 million works of art from every part of the world, spanning the Stone Age to the 20th Century.
- Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Opened in 1951, the Guggenheim is one of the best known museums in New York City, and one of the 20th Century’s most important architectural landmarks. The Guggenheim is home to a collection of Impressionist, Post Impressionist, early Modern and Contemporary Art.
- The Whitney Museum
The Whitney focuses on 20th and 21st century American art with more than 18,000 works in a wide variety of media with emphasis on exhibiting work of living artists.
- The Jewish Museum
The Jewish Museum is the leading art museum of cultural artifacts in the United States with over 26,000 objects.