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belfast billy
March 19th, 2005, 10:16 PM
Hi all,just signed up to the forum,and I'm looking for some advice on a hotel.
We are hoping to go to NY in July and are looking at a hotel called "Shelburne Murray Hill" From what I have read on tripadvisor it seems to be ok,but I was wondering if any of the forum members have stayed in it,or Know of it,and if so what is it like,and is the location central.

Thank's in advance.

TLOZ Link5
March 20th, 2005, 01:27 PM

The Shelburne Murray Hill Hotel is located in the historic Murray Hill neighborhood. Surrounded by beautiful 19th century townhouses, it is hard to tell that the hustle and bustle of New York City is just blocks away. From the moment that guests enter the distinguished lobby of the hotel they will be enveloped by a feeling of old world charm. Crystal chandeliers hang from the ceiling exuding warm light throughout the lobby. Oriental rugs cover the floors. A beautiful marble fireplace adds warmth to the already cozy room. Perhaps the most charming aspect of this hotel that was built in 1926 is the Roof-Top Garden. The Shelburne is only a short distance from New York City's most popular destinations such as the Empire State Building, Times Square, Central Park and Rockefeller Center. The hotel is ideal for travelers who want to immerse themselves in all of the splendor that the Big Apple has to offer.

An All-Suite Hotel

For added luxury, the Shelburne is an all-suite hotel. and is perfect for guests who prefer spacious accommodations. Travelers have their choice of three suite types: Studio, One Bedroom and Two Bedroom. The suites are all tastefully decorated with classic wood furnishings and exquisite upholstery. Each suite features a fully equipped kitchen that includes a refrigerator, microwave, stove and coffee/tea maker. Roll-away beds are available for an additional fee and baby cribs are provided for free. Children ages 12 and under stay at the hotel for free. Handicap accessible rooms are available upon request.

All of the Comforts of Home

The Shelburne strives to provide all of their guests with the comforts of home. Each suite has a remote controlled color TV with Spectra Vision for in-room movies. Business travelers will find the Shelburne's suites to be a conducive working environment. Each suite has an executive desk and ergonomic chair as well as desk level outlets for Internet access and a direct dial data port phone with voicemail. Additional amenities include an alarm clock radio, iron, ironing board and hairdryer. Valuables may be stored in the in-room safe. All locks are electronic. To insure that guests are as comfortable as possible, they have a choice between smoking and non-smoking suites.

Superb Services at the Shelburne

In addition to excellent amenities, the Shelburne features superb services also. For those who stick to a strict workout routine, they will be happy to know that the hotel has a 24-hour fitness center that is equipped with top-of-the-line exercise equipment. Unwind after a hard workout in one of the two dry saunas or enjoy spa services in the privacy of the suite. The Shelburne is also home to the Secret Harbor Bistro, an American cuisine restaurant that has earned a reputation for their Sunday brunch. Additional services include room, valet, wake-up, laundry, fax and grocery service. The friendly multi-lingual staff is also happy to arrange for transportation, theater tickets and tours. The Shelburne also has three separate meeting spaces ranging in size from 247-square feet to 1,900 feet. The roof-top garden is also available for special events. The hotel provides business travelers with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and special services.


The Shelburne Murray Hill Hotel is located at 303 Lexington Avenue.


Since it's on Lexington Avenue, you'll be very close to the 6 train, which is a definite plus.

belfast billy
March 20th, 2005, 01:33 PM
Thank's for the reply,it doesn't sound too bad at all :cool: