Hotel Giraffe

Hotel Giraffe is a luxury hotel located in New York City. The hotel has won many awards such as "Best Boutique Hotel-2007" according to


Hotel Giraffe is located at the Northeast corner of Park Avenue South and 26th street.


Hotel Giraffe is part of HKHotels, a hotel collection that is owned by Henry Kallan. There are four hotels within the HK Collection; The Hotel Giraffe, The Casablanca, The Library, and The Hotel Elysee. HKHotels are known for all four hotels consistently ranking in the top ten hotels in NYC by the members of


Hotel Giraffe opened its doors as an operating hotel in December 1999. Hotel Giraffe has been upgraded several times in the last decade.


Architect Stephen Jacobs and his wife, interior designer Andi Pepper were in charge of the design of the building when Henry Kallan opened Hotel Giraffe in 2000.


Guestrooms at Hotel Giraffe are each inspired by the rich lavish colors and textures of the Modern Period. Hotel Giraffe offers 73 guestrooms, including 21 suites.

News and Media

Hotel Giraffe was just featured in Sex and the City: The Movie. The Piano Suite was transformed into Mr. Big's apartment. "The penthouse at Hotel Giraffe stood in for "Big's" apartment in the film; other scenes were shot in this European-style hotel as well. To coincide with the film, the Hotel is now offering a "Divas Only Weekend."

References and sources
  • Hotel Giraffe Official Hotel Giraffe Website.
  • Hotel Giraffe in Sex and the City Movie
  • Owner Henry Kallan names new Hotel after Favorite Animal New York Times
  • Review of Hotel Giraffe New York Magazine
  • Sex and the City Movie Mail on

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