Empire Hotel - New York

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

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

Rooftop 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
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • 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

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

Room view

  • City view
  • Courtyard view
  • Street view

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • 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
  • 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. 

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
    6.7 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Frick Collection
    1.3 km
  • Grand Central Station
    2.4 km
Underground stations
  • 66th Street – Lincoln Center
    300 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Ed's Chowder House
    10 m
  • Rosa Mexicano at Lincoln Center (cuisine: Mexican)
    70 m
Parks
  • Randall's Island
    150 m
  • Time Warner Center
    380 m
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

Empire Hotel photos Room Superior Room Double
Superior Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Double beds or 2 Single beds
Size: 23 m²
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The room of 21m2/230 sq. feet offers two comfortable Double beds, work desk, 32-inch flat-screen TV, iPod docking station, stylish interior in natural colors and beautiful city view.

Room facilities
    Empire Hotel photos Room Superior Room King
    Superior King Room
    Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed
    Size: 23 m²
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    The room of of 23m2/250 sq. feet offers a comfortable King size bed, work desk, 32-inch flat-screen TV, iPod docking station, stylish interior in natural colors and beautiful city view.

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      Empire Hotel photos Room Superior Room Queen
      Superior Queen Room
      Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed
      Size: 23 m²
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      The room of of 23m2/250 sq. feet with courtyard view offers two comfortable Queen size beds, work desk, 32-inch flat-screen TV, iPod docking station, the whole space is stylishly decorated in natural colors.

      Room facilities
        Empire Hotel photos Room Deluxe Room King
        Deluxe King Room
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 26 m²
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        Deluxe Room of 25m2/275 sq. feet offers a King size bed, cozy rest zone with 32-inch flat-screen TV, iPod docking station and beautiful city view.

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          Empire Hotel photos Room Deluxe Room Double
          Deluxe Double Room
          Bed type: King-size bed or 1 Super King-size bed or Double bed
          Size: 26 m²
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          Deluxe Room Double of 30m2/325 sq. feet offers two comfortable Double beds, cozy rest zone with 32-inch flat-screen TV, iPod docking station and beautiful city view.

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            Empire Hotel photos Room Standard Room Queen
            Standard Queen Room
            Bed type: Queen-size bed or King-size bed or Double bed
            Size: 36 m²
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            The room of 19m2/205 sq. feet offers a comfortable Queen size bed, work desk, 32-inch flat-screen TV, iPod docking station, courtyard view and stylish interior.

            Room facilities
              Empire Hotel photos Room Junior Suite King
              Junior Suite King
              Bed type: Double beds or King-size bed
              Size: 36 m²
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              Junior Suite King of 35m2/385 sq. feet offers a King size bed, comfortable pull-out sofa, cozy sitting zone with 32-inch flat-screen TV, iPod docking station and beautiful city view.

              Room facilities
                Empire Hotel photos Room Junior Suite Double
                Junior Suite
                Bed type: Double beds or King-size bed
                Size: 36 m²
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                Junior Suite of 35m2/385 sq. feet offers two comfortable Double beds, cozy sitting zone with comfortable sofa and 32-inch flat-screen TV, iPod docking station and beautiful city view.

                Room facilities
                  Empire Hotel photos Room Suite Queen
                  Suite Queen
                  Bed type: 2 Single beds
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                  Suite Queen of 38m2/410 sq. feet offers two comfortable Queen size beds, work desk, living room with cozy rest zone, stylish interior in natural hues and courtyard view.

                  Empire Hotel photos Room Suite King
                  Suite King
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                  The spacious Suite of 43m2/465 sq. feet with corner location offers a comfortable King size bed, pull-out sofa, cozy dining set, sitting zone and 32-inch flat-screen TV, iPod docking station and beautiful city view.

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                  Deluxe Suite of 65m2/700 sq. feet offers a comfortable King size bed, separate living room furnished with custom made dining set and sofas for day rest. The whole living space is stylishly decorated in natural earth hues.

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Empire Hotel - New York New York location
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                  Hotel Address:

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

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • New York
                    6.7 km
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Frick Collection
                    1.3 km
                  • Grand Central Station
                    2.4 km
                  Underground stations
                  • 66th Street – Lincoln Center
                    300 m
                  • Bus stop
                    100 m
                  Restaurants
                  • Ed's Chowder House
                    10 m
                  • Rosa Mexicano at Lincoln Center (cuisine: Mexican)
                    70 m
                  Parks
                  • Randall's Island
                    150 m
                  • Time Warner Center
                    380 m
                  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

                  • Alice Tully Hall - 100 m
                  • Avery Fiscer Hall - 100 m
                  • Upper West Side - 200 m
                  • The Julliard School - 200 m
                  • Lincoln Center - 200 m

                  Popular areas

                  • Columbus Circle - 300 m

                  Places of interest

                  • Lincoln Square - 100 m
                  • Randall's Island - 100 m

                  Convention centers

                  • Columbus Circle - 300 m

                  Sport related

                  • Vivian Beaumont Theatre - 200 m

                  Museums

                  • Dante Park - 100 m
                  • Damrosch Park - 200 m

                  Parks

                  • Manhattan Parks Dept - 100 m
                  • New York City Parks Dept - 100 m

                  Universities, Institutes

                  • College Board - 100 m
                  • Fordham University - 200 m
                  • New York Inst of Technology - 200 m
                  • English AS A Second Language - 200 m
                  • Hesperia Institute-Medieval - 300 m

                  Theaters

                  • Metropolitan Opera - 100 m

                  Underground stations

                  • 66th Street – Lincoln Center - 200 m
                  • 66th Street – Lincoln Center - 200 m

                  College Campuses

                  • Fordham University - Lincoln Center - 100 m
                  • Fordham Law School - Lincoln Center - 100 m
                  • Juilliard School - 300 m

                  Local attractions

                  • Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1.9 km
                    1000 Fifth AvenueA, New York City
                  • The Phantom of the Opera - 1.5 km
                    245 West 44th Street, New York City
                  • Society of Illustrators - 1.5 km
                    128 East 63rd Street, New York City
                  • Times Square - 1.6 km
                    Broadway, New York City
                  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum - 1.6 km
                    12th Avenue & 46th Street, New York City

                  Near the hotel

                  • Central Park - 700 m
                    59th to 110th St., from Central Park West to 5th Ave., New York City
                  • New York Public Library for the Performing Arts - 70 m
                    40 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York City
                  • Museum of Biblical Art - 150 m
                    1865 Broadway at 61st Street, New York City
                  • The Metropolitan Opera - 250 m
                    West 62nd Street, New York City
                  • New York City Ballet - 70 m
                    Lincoln Center's New York State Theater, New York City
                  • American Ballet Theatre - 70 m
                    Performances are hosted at 2 venues:, New York City
                  • Randall's Island - 150 m
                    24 West 61st St., 4th Floor, New York City

                  Restaurants nearby

                  • Ed's Chowder House - 10 m

                    Address: 44 West 63rd Street
                    Phone: 212.956.1288

                    68% likes this, based on 167 reviews
                    Price Range: GBP 24 - GBP 39

                  • The Empire Hotel Rooftop - 10 m

                    Address: 44 West 63rd Street
                    Phone: 212.956.3313

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

                  • BAR BOULUD - 70 m

                    Address: 1900 BROADWAY
                    Phone: 2125950303

                    65% likes this, based on 269 reviews
                    Price Range: GBP 20 - GBP 79

                  • Rosa Mexicano at Lincoln Center - 70 m

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

                    71% likes this, based on 433 reviews
                    Cuisine: Mexican
                    Price Range: GBP 25 - GBP 63

                  • Cafe Fiorello - 70 m

                    Address: 1900 Broadway
                    Phone: 212-595-5330

                    70% likes this, based on 314 reviews
                    Cuisine: Italian
                    Price Range: GBP 25 - GBP 64

                  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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                  Empire Hotel Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at 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 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
                    6.7 km
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Frick Collection
                    1.3 km
                  • Grand Central Station
                    2.4 km
                  Underground stations
                  • 66th Street – Lincoln Center
                    300 m
                  • Bus stop
                    100 m
                  Restaurants
                  • Ed's Chowder House
                    10 m
                  • Rosa Mexicano at Lincoln Center (cuisine: Mexican)
                    70 m
                  Parks
                  • Randall's Island
                    150 m
                  • Time Warner Center
                    380 m
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  12 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Year renovated:
                    2007
                  • Number of floors:
                    15
                  • Number of rooms:
                    426