Empire Hotel

44 W 63rd St - Near Near Central Park Zoo Map
7,194 Reviews

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44 W 63rd St

Nestled in a private corner of West 63rd Street between two legendary New York City landmarks – Lincoln Center and Central Park – the Empire Hotel offers four star boutique luxury accommodations overlooking the Broadway / Columbus Avenue gateway to t... more

Nestled in a private corner of West 63rd Street between two legendary New York City landmarks – Lincoln Center and Central Park – the Empire Hotel offers four star boutique luxury accommodations overlooking the Broadway / Columbus Avenue gateway to the Upper West Side. Location is essential to the spirit of this Manhattan hotel, and a recent renovation was inspired by the earth tones found in Central Park enhanced with an interior motif inspired by the stately modernism of Lincoln Center. The Empire offers the warmth and elegance of European style hotels, with state of the art conveniences and amenities you expect from a top notch hotel. The 420 richly appointed guest rooms represent a new standard in New York City boutique hotel accommodations. Each room assimilates earth tones from Central Park and the dignified modernism of Lincoln Center to provide effortlessly sophisticated comfort. Beds draped in Belgian linen embody restful elegance, while animal-print cushions contribute edgy accents. Rest and unwind in the virtuoso comfort of The Empire Hotel! As for location, with Central Park steps away and Lincoln Center right next door, the Empire is ideally suited for guests see... more

Nestled in a private corner of West 63rd Street between two legendary New York City landmarks – Lincoln Center and Central Park – the Empire Hotel offers four star boutique luxury accommodations overlooking the Broadway / Columbus Avenue gateway to the Upper West Side. Location is essential to the spirit of this Manhattan hotel, and a recent renovation was inspired by the earth tones found in Central Park enhanced with an interior motif inspired by the stately modernism of Lincoln Center.

The Empire offers the warmth and elegance of European style hotels, with state of the art conveniences and amenities you expect from a top notch hotel. The 420 richly appointed guest rooms represent a new standard in New York City boutique hotel accommodations. Each room assimilates earth tones from Central Park and the dignified modernism of Lincoln Center to provide effortlessly sophisticated comfort. Beds draped in Belgian linen embody restful elegance, while animal-print cushions contribute edgy accents. Rest and unwind in the virtuoso comfort of The Empire Hotel!

As for location, with Central Park steps away and Lincoln Center right next door, the Empire is ideally suited for guests seeking a West Side experience only minutes from the bustling Midtown commercial district, Fifth and Madison Avenues Shopping, the Broadway Theater District and the ever vibrant Times Square.

For some quiet relaxation head for the rooftop pool deck. The sun, moon and stars are the canopy and the pleasures are all yours as you refresh yourself in the plunge pool or just bask in the warmth of the sun or the glow of the moon. The Empire also offers private cabana rentals featuring flat screen TV’s, mini refrigerators, iPod docking stations with speakers, ceiling fans and daybeds. The Pool Deck menu has refreshing food and beverage options as well as spa services.

The Empire Lobby Bar offers a hip and romantic setting for that pre or post dinner drink. Try one of the signature cocktails or select from the menu of outstanding wine and champagne offerings. Best of all, famed restaurateur Jeffrey Chodorow operates a lavish steakhouse, Center Cut, located on the second floor.

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44 West 63rd Street, New York City, NY 10023
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Dreamer24091434392
Trip type:
Family
Wonderful, Cozy Hotel in the Heart of Upper West Side
Dec 11, 2018
We love coming back to The Empire Hotel for our annual NYC Christmas visit. It offers very nice accommodations at a reasonable price. It's central location (right off Columbus Circle... more »
Climber32622627613
Trip type:
Family
Nice location
Dec 11, 2018
Nice and central location on Manhattan. But very noisy: Either from the AC/ventilation units outside or from the AC units in the room. With the AC on in the room... more »
kwadsworth1
Manchester, United Kingdom
Trip type:
Couples
Average
Dec 11, 2018
the aperance of this hotel isn’t lovely and the bar area is beautiful, however there isn’t enough seating area for the amount of guest in the hotel. If you go... more »
Road46884454207
Trip type:
Family
Disappointing
Dec 10, 2018
The room was not very clean and kind of run down. We were on the 10th floor. We couldn’t get our room to cool off and it was 30 degrees... more »
Passenger13484746408
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Couples
Maybe
Dec 10, 2018
Hotel has great location. Deluxe rooms with views are great, but very expensive. Standard room with queen is very small and at our stay overheated. Staff friendly and courteous, but... more »
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Empire Hotel is located in the Upper West Side neighborhood of Manhattan. The home of diverse cultural attractions, the Upper West side is sandwiched between Riverside Park to the west and Central Park to the east. Both parks are excellent leisurely green spaces to spend a day. Central Park is especially notable, as it is New York’s "flagship" park. With over 843 acres of land, it is home to 275 species of birds. It’s quite easy to spend an entire day there too, as the park has several restaurants on its perimeter, a Boathouse, a Carousel, ball fields, a running track, reservoir, sculptures of Alice in Wonderland and Shakespeare, and a nearly endless list of events and other attractions.

In addition to being the most densely populated area of the United States, the Upper West Side is the home of several academic institutions and a litany of famous people too numerous to list here. The American Museum of Natural History is among the most notable museum in the neighborhood. This world-famous museum is comprised of several different Halls, each dedicated to a particular theme. The museum's exhibition-halls house a stunning array of artifacts and specimens from all corners of the world and all historical periods including some magnificent dinosaur fossils. Other nearby cultural institutions worth checking out include the New York Historical Society, and the new Rose Center for Earth and Space which houses the Hayden Planetarium; the most technologically advanced Space Theater in existence.

The Upper West Side also contains some of the greatest venues to hear classical music. There is the Metropolitan Opera House —one of the world’s leading opera companies since its opening in 1883—as well asAvery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall and the renowned New York City Opera. Additionally both The Julliard School and Fordham University grace the area.

You’re bound to get hungry while visiting the neighborhood, but fear not -there are plenty of famous places to nosh or grab some classic New York smoked salmon in the Upper West Side. There’s Zabar’s—a heavenly deli if there ever was one; Fairway Market which has a huge, gourmet selection of just about everything; Citarella, with fresh fish and much more; and Murray’s Sturgeon Shop—just to name a few. If you're looking for a more substantial meal, head to Prohibition, an upscale restaurant and bar. The interior, which invokes the glamour and romance of the Prohibition-Era style of the twenties and early thirties, helps create terrific ambience. All of this has made Prohibition a mainstay on the Upper West Side. There's also the takeout booth at Carmine's. Carmine's simple and very popular concept is to serve every meal in the style of an Italian American wedding feast - which means large portions of homestyle antipasti, pastas, seafood and meat entrees served on large platters designed for sharing. And when we say large, we mean large; an entree here could easily feed three to four average eaters. After your weekend mid-day meal, take a walk back through Riverside Park or stroll down Riverside Drive and admire the impressive monuments, grand apartment buildings, and views of the Hudson River, all while burning off a few calories of course.

Given the number of attractions and cultural institutions in the neighborhood, the Upper West Side is an ideal location to spend your stay in New York. The charming Excelsior Hotel is located right near the Museum of Natural History and Central Park. Meanwhile, the cozy and reasonably priced Belnord Hotel is another conveniently located option for the budget conscious traveler, as is the Comfort Inn Central Park West.

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Room Type

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed

1 King Bed

350-sq-foot (33-sq-meter) room with city views


Internet - WiFi

Entertainment - Flat-screen TV with premium channels and pay movies

Food & Drink - Minibar

Sleep - Premium bedding, blackout drapes/curtains, and turndown service

Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, bathrobes, and free toiletries

Practical - Laptop-compatible safe, double sofa bed, and free newspaper; free cribs/infant beds available on request

Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

 

Junior Suite, 2 Double Beds

2 Double Beds

355 sq feet (33 sq meters)


Internet - WiFi

Entertainment - Flat-screen TV with premium channels and pay movies

Food & Drink - Minibar

Sleep - Premium bedding, blackout drapes/curtains, and turndown service

Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, bathrobes, and free toiletries

Practical - Laptop-compatible safe, free newspaper, and desk; free cribs/infant beds available on request

Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

 

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

1 King Bed

334-sq-foot (31-sq-meter) room with city views


Internet - WiFi

Entertainment - Flat-screen TV with premium channels and pay movies

Food & Drink - Minibar

Sleep - Premium bedding, blackout drapes/curtains, and turndown service

Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, bathrobes, and free toiletries

Practical - Laptop-compatible safe, free newspaper, and desk; free cribs/infant beds available on request

Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

 

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

1 King Bed
242-sq-foot (22-sq-meter) room with courtyard views

Internet - WiFi
Entertainment - Flat-screen TV with premium channels and pay movies
Food & Drink - Minibar
Sleep - Premium bedding, blackout drapes/curtains, and turndown service
Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, bathrobes, and free toiletries
Practical - Laptop-compatible safe, free newspaper, and desk; free cribs/infant beds available on request
Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping
Non-Smoking
Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability
 

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

1 Queen Bed

191-sq-foot (18-sq-meter) room with courtyard views


Internet - WiFi

Entertainment - Flat-screen TV with premium channels and pay movies

Food & Drink - Minibar

Sleep - Premium bedding, blackout drapes/curtains, and turndown service

Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, bathrobes, and free toiletries

Practical - Laptop-compatible safe, free newspaper, and desk; free cribs/infant beds available on request

Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

 

Superior Double Room, 2 Double Beds

2 Double Beds

240-sq-foot (22-sq-meter) room with courtyard views


Internet - WiFi

Entertainment - Flat-screen TV with premium channels and pay movies

Food & Drink - Minibar

Sleep - Premium bedding, blackout drapes/curtains, and turndown service

Bathroom - Private bathroom, shower, bathrobes, and free toiletries

Practical - Laptop-compatible safe, free newspaper, and desk; free cribs/infant beds available on request

Comfort - Air conditioning and daily housekeeping

Non-Smoking

Connecting/adjoining rooms can be requested, subject to availability

 

Property Information

  • Pets accepted
  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is Noon

Popular Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Family Rooms
  • Fitness Facility
  • InHouse Bar
  • Meeting Rooms
  • MiniBar In Room
  • NonSmoking Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Safe
  • TV In Room

Additional Amenities

  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Concierge services
  • Pets allowed
  • Total number of rooms - 426
  • Number of floors - 11
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Smoke-free property
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Accessible bathroom
  • 24-hour business center
  • One meeting room
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Luggage storage
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

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