Formerly HKHotels, the Library Hotel Collection is 4 unique boutique hotels in Manhattan: Library Hotel, Hotel Giraffe, Hotel Elysée and Casablanca Hotel. The Library Hotel Collection is owned and operated by hotelier Henry Kallan and is comprised of four small luxury hotels with a novel approach to hospitality. Each of our small European - style boutique hotels in Manhattan has its own distinctive personality and charm. What they share is a commitment to providing timeless beauty, exceptional value, and an outstanding travel experience for every guest visiting New York City. Henry Kallan is one of New York’s leading indie boutique hoteliers, created the book lovers paradise, the Library Hotel, the country French style Hotel Elysée, home of the renowned Monkey Bar, the jewel - like Moroccan motif Casablanca Hotel, and the chic retro glamorous Hotel Giraffe. The Library Hotel Collection is renowned for having a sterling reputation in social media consistently rank on top of the list of hotels in New York City due to the penchant for comfort, value and unpretentious hospitality.