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Idlewild

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Address: 145 E. Houston St, New York City, NY
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+1 212-477-5005
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12:00 - 19:30
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 19:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 18:00

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Good travel bookshop, but check opening hours

A good selection of travel books both USA and other countries, it also doubles as a language learning centre. The assistant was helpful and knowledgeable about the books she... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 July 2014
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Milton Keynes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

I was in NYC for a holiday. Since I'm keen on reading and traveling, I searched on the Internet some of the best bookstores in Manhattan. One of them was Idlewild, which is specialized on travel books. I was looking for 2 guides: one easy and light for LA and another one more detailed for Finland. The guy who was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

A good selection of travel books both USA and other countries, it also doubles as a language learning centre. The assistant was helpful and knowledgeable about the books she stocked. However it tends to open in the afternoon and evening only so check the times. It is also upstairs, I am not sure if there is an elevator.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2009

The place was average but nice.

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