The Empire Hotel - New York

44 West 63Rd Street, New York, United States, 10023  show map
 4 stars
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The Empire Hotel - New York

Paid Wi-Fi

USD 10 per day

Parking

USD 60 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Solarium

Spa center

Editorial review:

This newly reopened hotel is located in a 19th-century building across from Dante Park and close to Lincoln Center. The rentable cabanas have mini-refrigerators, iPod docks, flat-screen TVs, and daybeds, along with wireless internet access and 32-inch flat-screen TVs. There is also a Jeunesse spa with VIP treatment areas.

Verified Reviews:

  • Service was first class - Free wireless high speed internet - Rooftop pool and deck was great
  • Right next door to a starbucks - Free wifi never worked - L'occitane bathroom products
  • Bed was a good size - Bathroom was nicely appointed - Complimentary toiletries
  • The most comfortable bed - Bar on the roof was awesome - Complimentary breakfast included
  • 2 subway stations away from times square - Near the lincoln center - Roof top bar and pool were a real treat

Overview

The excellent Empire Hotel features a panoramic view of the Hudson River . Offering accommodation in a 15-story Liberty building, the hotel was remodeled in 2007.

Guests will appreciate Empire Hotel close proximity to New York Public Library, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Saint Patrick's Cathedral. The city center lies within 7 km from the venue.

This hotel is placed in Central Park district, known for an opera house, a museum and a theater.

The property is in a 5-minute walking distance from 59th Street – Columbus Circle subway station. 10 minutes by car from La Guardia airport.

Rooms

Offering a minibar, high-speed internet, iPod docking station, a sitting area and television with satellite channels, luxury guestrooms boast a stylish interior. Some rooms at Empire Hotel have a view over the park. Bathrooms come with a bathtub, a shower and bath sheets.

Eat & Drink

The lounge restaurant serves vegetarian dishes. Guests are welcome to the Lobby bar to relax with a drink. A natural area features Rosa Mexicano at Lincoln Center and Starbucks within 50 meters of the venue.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Along with allergy friendly rooms, a safety deposit box and a lift there are a business center, secretarial services and a photocopier available on the premises.

Relax

The property indulges guests with a plunge pool, a sauna and a solarium as well as fitness classes and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel at USD 10 per day.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 60 per day.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   15.  Number of rooms:   426.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Limousine service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Spa center
  • Solarium
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • Courtyard view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • iHome
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Voice mail
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

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Hotel Address:

44 West 63Rd Street, New York, United States, 10023

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City Center
  • New York
    4.2 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    1.5 mi
Underground stations
  • 66th Street – Lincoln Center
    1000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Ed's Chowder House
    100 ft
  • Rosa Mexicano at Lincoln Center (cuisine: Mexican)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Randall's Island
    500 ft
  • Time Warner Center
    1300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    15
  • Number of rooms:
    426

Rooms and availability

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Standard Room
Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 205 sq. feet
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Standard Queen Room
Bed type: 1 Single bed or Queen-size bed
Size: 205 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    Junior Suite
    Bed type: Double beds or King-size bed or 1 Single bed
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      Junior King Suite
      Bed type: King-size bed or 1 Single bed
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        Superior Double Room
        Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed
        Size: 240 sq. feet
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        • Private bathroom
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          Superior King Guest Room
          Bed type: King-size bed
          Size: 250 sq. feet
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          • Private bathroom
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          Superior King - This generous king-bedded guest room (approximately 242 square feet) can be either city view or quiet courtyard. Room design is a mix of earth-tone colors and functionality featuring a flat screen TV, iHome docking station with speakers, European linens and bathrobes, spa-inspired bathroom design with a tropical rain showerhead and luxury bath amenities. Enjoy our complimentary fitness center during your stay. WiFi available.

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            Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
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            Deluxe King Room
            Bed type: King-size bed
            Size: 280 sq. feet
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            Deluxe|Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

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              Room is equipped with a king bed, twin-size pullout love seat and 2 club chairs, approximately 350 square feet. Room design is a mix of earth-tone colors and functionality featuring a flat screen TV, iHome docking stations with speakers, European linens and bathrobes, spa-inspired bathroom design with a tropical rain showerhead and luxury bath amenities.

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                How to reach hotel

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                Hotel Address:

                44 West 63Rd Street, New York, United States, 10023

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                City Center
                • New York
                  4.2 mi
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Grand Central Station
                  1.5 mi
                Underground stations
                • 66th Street – Lincoln Center
                  1000 ft
                • Bus stop
                  400 ft
                Restaurants
                • Ed's Chowder House
                  100 ft
                • Rosa Mexicano at Lincoln Center (cuisine: Mexican)
                  300 ft
                Parks
                • Randall's Island
                  500 ft
                • Time Warner Center
                  1300 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  12 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2007
                • Number of floors:
                  15
                • Number of rooms:
                  426

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                Popular areas

                • Columbus Circle - 1000 ft

                Places of interest

                Sport related

                Parks

                Universities, Institutes

                • College Board - 400 ft
                • English AS A Second Language - 700 ft
                • Fordham University - 700 ft
                • New York Inst of Technology - 700 ft
                • Hesperia Institute-Medieval - 1000 ft

                Theaters

                Underground stations

                Local attractions

                • Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1.2 mi
                  1000 Fifth AvenueA, New York City
                • The Phantom of the Opera - 5100 ft
                  245 West 44th Street, New York City
                • Society of Illustrators - 5000 ft
                  128 East 63rd Street, New York City
                • Times Square - 5300 ft
                  Broadway, New York City
                • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum - 5200 ft
                  12th Avenue & 46th Street, New York City

                Near the hotel

                • Central Park - 2300 ft
                  59th to 110th St., from Central Park West to 5th Ave., New York City
                • New York Public Library for the Performing Arts - 300 ft
                  40 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York City
                • Museum of Biblical Art - 500 ft
                  1865 Broadway at 61st Street, New York City
                • The Metropolitan Opera - 900 ft
                  West 62nd Street, New York City
                • New York City Ballet - 300 ft
                  Lincoln Center's New York State Theater, New York City
                • American Ballet Theatre - 300 ft
                  Performances are hosted at 2 venues:, New York City
                • Randall's Island - 500 ft
                  24 West 61st St., 4th Floor, New York City

                Restaurants nearby

                • Ed's Chowder House - 100 ft

                  Address: 44 West 63rd Street
                  Phone: 212.956.1288

                  68% likes this, based on 167 reviews
                  Price Range: USD 31 - USD 50

                • The Empire Hotel Rooftop - 100 ft

                  Address: 44 West 63rd Street
                  Phone: 212.956.3313

                  63% likes this, based on 108 reviews
                  Cuisine: American

                • BAR BOULUD - 300 ft

                  Address: 1900 BROADWAY
                  Phone: 2125950303

                  65% likes this, based on 269 reviews
                  Price Range: USD 26 - USD 101

                • Rosa Mexicano at Lincoln Center - 300 ft

                  Address: 61 Columbus Ave at 62nd St
                  Phone: +1 212-977-7700

                  71% likes this, based on 433 reviews
                  Cuisine: Mexican
                  Price Range: USD 32 - USD 81

                • Cafe Fiorello - 300 ft

                  Address: 1900 Broadway
                  Phone: 212-595-5330

                  70% likes this, based on 314 reviews
                  Cuisine: Italian
                  Price Range: USD 33 - USD 82

                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  12 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2007
                • Number of floors:
                  15
                • Number of rooms:
                  426
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                The Empire Hotel Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Empire Hotel

                Average guest rating

                7.2out of 10
                Very good
                Based on 536 reviews

                Rating by category:

                Rooms
                7.7
                Value
                7.0
                Service
                9.0
                Location
                9.0

                Guest reviews

                • Single
                  7.4

                  Excellent location opposite Lincoln Center and close to Columbus Circle. Renovation has been thorough and not a mere facelift as so many other hotels- a new stylish interior including public areas, rooms and bath rooms.

                  Staff at reception could be more helpful. Hotel is somewhat dark. Air conditioning works well, but is noisy.

                • Group of friends
                  6.6

                  loation, pleasant staff, trendy rooms

                  we didnt have hot water for 2 nights when showering in the morning, the shower was way too cold for me

                • Couple
                  5.4

                  Location is excellent, free wi-fi a plus, great rooftop bar

                  Apart from the few pluses mentioned above, there isn't much positive to point out. The rooms (we stayed in a standard double) are very small and rather old, the bathroom is tiny, breakfast is awful and very expensive (USD 30 all incl.). A few times no hot water was available when we wanted to take a shower. Staff made a mess with our reservations so eventually for the third night we paid USD 500 (!!!) for this tiny room which is incredibly bad value for money even for NY standards. We would never stay there again.

                • Couple
                  9.6

                  Very friendly and compliant reception staff. Location.

                  Door men

                • Family with children
                  5.4

                  A reason to avoid the most beautiful city of the world., A visitor asking for me at front desk was twice answered negatively if iI would stay there, allthough he had right name like the hotel did.hew aited one hour while I was in the room. Very annoying, Further on Empire Hotel was like a lot of New York Hotels outrageously priced. Prices in general compared to a year ago seem to be doubled. A reason to avoid New York.

                  Reception desk was very offensive, brutal and client-unfriendly. Other service well instructed was nice!

                • Couple
                  6.6

                  Rooms was really clean

                  Half of rooms have rear windows, and there is kitchen ventilation at the bottom, so rooms smells really bed because smell enters from outside and air-conditioning of kitchen makes a lot lot noise ! Too expensive !

                • Single
                  5.4

                  Nice if you can get very cheap rates with pleasant bar area & bar staff. Good location a block from Central Park. I checked out a night early and found a nicer hotel for less money.

                  My first suite had a weird smell and the furniture was scratched and the sofa had a cigarette burn. They moved me to a better room which was fresher. Didn't like the fact the entrance also leads to a nightclub upstairs so doormen with attitude are present in the evenings

                • Older travelers
                  8.2

                  Enjoyed the location and the design of the Hotel.I would recomend it to my friends. My wife and I really enjoyed our 3 night stay, it was fun.

                  The washroom could have been designed a bit better but it was fine.Other than that everthing was great.

                • Couple
                  7.0

                  The Empire hotel is clean and tidy. It is in a good location and handy to central park and subway. Hotel staff were generally friendly and helpful. Rooms were comfortable and showers were great.

                  We had a noisy room on our first night but to their credit the reception staff were able to get us a better room for the rest of our stay.

                • Older travelers
                  10.0

                  Location! Location! If you are going to Lincoln Center, you can not stay at a more convenient location. We were directly across the street from our event (NYU Graduation @ Lincoln Center). As check out was early, we asked the concierge if we could store our luggage for a few hours, and we were accomodated very kindly. Staff, convenience, location: all were excellent. We would stay @ this hotel any time we are in town.

                • Family with children
                  7.8

                  location was good, help provided when needed.

                  smoking room given even I travelled with child. Or at least there had been smoked earlier. Noise from the next room (only a wall between). the roof spa area was not open, even promised on the web (to be open in may).

                • Single
                  4.2

                  Basically the only good thing in the hotel is its location. 5 min to Columbus Circle and 3 min to Central Park. Not to say that Metropolitain Opera is right across the road. But seriously, nothing more then location. Everything else wont make anyone happy.

                  Everything. I did not like anything but location. If anyone will have a 1st floor 113 be prepare not to have any sunlight (or any other daylight) at all. The same should stand for 213 and 313. Very few bathroom space and closet space, though rooms are pretty large for NYC hotels. The hotel's stuff is not sweet and nice at all. Please be aware that concierge leaves at 6 pm and you wont get any information after these hours. There is a club at the rooftop and it attracts a lot of youngsters on fridays and saturdays that looked pretty NJ for me.

                • Couple
                  8.8

                  great location and facilities - roof top bar and beautiful lobby/lounge. comfortable bed and quiet room.

                  only thing was that they said that the pool was going to open for the season when we were there but kept changing the day and kept saying it will open tomorrow every day. It was quite hot when we stayed and one of the reasons we did book the hotel was because it had a pool for relaxing.

                • Couple
                  5.4

                  The pool, but it was not opened. also was not informed. the roof view is nice but unable to see it. was asked to wait on a 45 min line just to get to the roof. wtf.

                  Hotel guest should be informed of any part of the hotel that is closed. hotel guest should not wait in line to get to the roof. we are paying guest, not the kids outside that want to get drunk on the roof bar.the rooms are small and was not cleaned properly. I informed the hotel staff went to a movie and came back and still see the dirty glass on the top shelf in teh bathroom. I only stayed there for one night and my wife was with me so I didnt want to make it a big deal. but if I was alone and would not inconvence anyone I know I would have made sure I got my money back. the bath room caulking needed to be redone. it was black, not white. mold all over shower.

                • Family with children
                  7.8

                  The room was comfortable and near our destination.

                  I did not like the fact that there is a $200.00 incidental charge due at check-in. This is not disclosed on your website.

                How to reach hotel

                hotel The Empire Hotel - New York New York location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                44 West 63Rd Street, New York, United States, 10023

                Get directions
                City Center
                • New York
                  4.2 mi
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Grand Central Station
                  1.5 mi
                Underground stations
                • 66th Street – Lincoln Center
                  1000 ft
                • Bus stop
                  400 ft
                Restaurants
                • Ed's Chowder House
                  100 ft
                • Rosa Mexicano at Lincoln Center (cuisine: Mexican)
                  300 ft
                Parks
                • Randall's Island
                  500 ft
                • Time Warner Center
                  1300 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  12 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2007
                • Number of floors:
                  15
                • Number of rooms:
                  426