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Empire Hotel

44 West 63rd Street, New York City, NY 10023
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  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
    0.1 km
  • 4 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed yesterday
A place for a couple nights
Overall fine, very conveniently located, friendly staff as well... more
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Location is the reason to stay here, and the rooftop bar is very nice. The hotel is no longer a luxury hotel, but the rooms have always been clean during my many stays. The elevators shook a bit and sounded scary too, over a week, then one bank of them went out!

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New York City, New York, USA
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall fine, very conveniently located, friendly staff as well. The pillows however were so soft that laying on them would push all of the stuffing out from under my head leaving it totally flat. I kept needing to flip my pillow over all night long

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel was close to all the sights we wanted to see. 5 minute walk from Central Park and other attractions. Nice and friendly. View from the room was great. Room served its short stay purpose. A little let down by the shower door missing and shower in general had seen better days. Sleep disturbed as the water pipes seemed...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great spot for a quick weekend getaway. If you're attending a performance at Lincoln center this is a nice option. Staff was very welcoming, helpful during our stay. Room was a bit on the small side, but it was fine for us.

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Redlands, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff were amazing and the location was perfect in the middle of the philharmonic and broadway and walking distance to the train. I would definitely recommend this hotel and will Definitely be staying in the future.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room was a bit small but this was expected this was New York after all. I would say the room was average at best. Not much time was spent in the room anyway. I didn't hear much noise from the street or the hallways as the room was right next to the elevator. The bathroom was very, very small...

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Trenton, Michigan
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love this hotel. This was my second stay in 3 months. I came back again because the first time was so pleasant. Clean and comfortable. Excellent location. Several restaurants within a couple blocks.

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Jeffrey W, General Manager at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

marykayf2017 Thank you so very much for sharing your recent stay with us and the community. We are truly proud that you found the team and its prime location. We wish to continue to be your first choice. Our team is keen to create memorable experience and provide service excellent with a warm comfort cozy room. It is especially rewarding...

Slough
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is located perfectly so you can get to upper and downtown within 20min via cab. The reception is nicely decorated but the rating stops there. My room was a Queen size and the website pictures made it look very spacious but quite the opposite. I travelled in Jan 2017 and the weather in NYC was about 4 degrees...

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Jeffrey W, General Manager at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

718mirzab Thank you very much for your review and added guest valued feedback. Our sincere regrets that your stay was interrupted by your rooms heating system having problems and not meeting expectations. We continue to act upon the voice of the customer to improve the quality of everyone's experience. Our team looks forward to reconnecting and improving your experience on...

Henderson
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location, but rooms are poorly lit and furnishings seam weathered and outdated. I think it's time for a new look! Bed was very uncomfortable and my heater was not working well. I have stayed here many times, but it is mostly because of the location and not necessarily the accommodations.

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Jeffrey W, General Manager at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

theresabE3947AN Thank you very much for your review and added guest valued feedback. Our sincere regrets that your stay was interrupted by your rooms heating system having problems and the bed not meeting expectations. We continue to act upon the voice of the customer to improve the quality of everyone's experience. Our team looks forward to reconnecting and improving your...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my second stay at the Empire Hotel, and I will definitely be back. The room was a very nice size for a NYC hotel room. The ample window coverings made the room completely dark regardless of the time of day. The shower was amazing as well. I received a quick response from the manager for the only small...

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Eric Brandon Thank you so very much for sharing your recent stay with us and the community. We are truly proud that you found the team and its prime location. Our team is keen to create memorable experience and provide service excellent with a warm comfort cozy room. It is especially rewarding that our staff was there for you. We...

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Staying in Upper West Side

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Ed's Chowder House
Ed's Chowder House
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
The Empire Hotel Rooftop
The Empire Hotel Rooftop
Cuisines: Bar, American
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on our own private corner of West 63rd Street between two legendary New York City landmarks - Lincoln Center and Central Park - this boutique NYC hotel provides luxury accommodations overlooking the Broadway / Columbus Avenue - the gateway to the Upper West Side. Location is essential to the spirit of the Empire Hotel and the interior motif and design is inspired by the earth tones of Central Park and the stately modernism of Lincoln Center. 426 Deluxe guest rooms and suites, WiFi, Pool Deck open seasonally, Ed's Chowder House Restaurant, Rooftop Lounge, Lobby bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Empire Hotel

Address: 44 West 63rd Street, New York City, NY 10023
Region: United States > New York > New York City > Upper West Side , Manhattan
Price Range: RM521 - RM1,838 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Empire Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 426
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#196 Luxury Hotel in New York City
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“a view of the city would be nice, ask about that when booking your room.”
 of 5 bubbles K6477HClindaa, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try and get one with a view.”
 of 5 bubbles marynotari, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Yes, there is some street noise and even heater noise. Bring earplugs if you are sensitive.”
 of 5 bubbles 307MartyD, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I prefer a room that faces the street, not inside. I prefer two beds to a King size to have more space in the standard room.”
 of 5 bubbles inesf477, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“8th floor was good. Ask for a King size bed.”
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