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Malmo, Sweden
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice, if small rooms. Location superb but the "lady" at the reception dealing with my waylaid shirts was obviously a member of the East German border police in an earlier life. If you don't like what you do, get another job please.

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When we walked in it was a very pleasant sight the decor was modern with a punch of class. The staff ( Sharde) was just fabulous she attended to every request we had. The room is small but tastefully decorated, clean, and the bed was just right.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Staff and hotel was excellent. A very pleasant stay and would recommend the empire hotel. It was a good location near shops and restaurants and just a short walk to Central Park and also the tube station.

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kkim2016, General Manager at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

dorothydavidm Thank you for sharing your story with us about you recent stay at the Empire. We strive to create a positive experience, it truly satisfying that the ambiance made a true memorable moment. We will be looking to reconnect on a return visit to continue to earn that 5 star. Safe Travels General Manager Empire Hotel More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

They have djs every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturdays! Great music! I had Gerard and Andrea as my bartenders and they were great! I'll definitely come back. There's always a place to sit. We went to go have food upstairs and it was delicious!

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kkim2016, General Manager at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your story with us about you recent stay at the Empire. We strive to create a positive experience, it truly satisfying that the ambiance made a true memorable moment. We will be looking to reconnect on a return visit to continue to earn that 5 star. Safe Travels General Manager Empire Hotel More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent hotel, staff very friendly, room was a bit small but would definitely return and recommend to friends. Great hotel to use around the end of November due to the Christmas Eves day on your door step & Christmas market around the corner. Close to subway and fantastic roof bar!

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kkim2016, General Manager at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

richarddcV77AJ Thank you for sharing your story with us about you recent stay at the Empire. We strive to create a positive experience, it truly that we met most of your needs. We will be looking to reconnect on a return visit to earn that 5 star. Safe Travels General Manager Empire Hotel More 

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved the old New York feel of this hotel. Easy walking distance to several Zagat rated restaurants, ABC show tapings, Columbus Circle, Central Park and Lincoln Center. Don't miss the rooftop bar for a drink, snack or just a cup of coffee.

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kkim2016, General Manager at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Libby D Thank you for sharing your story with us about you recent stay at the Empire. We strive to create a positive experience, it truly satisfying. We will be looking to reconnect on a return visit. Safe Travels General Manager Empire Hotel More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Location fab, bed extremely comfortable, staff polite and helpful, rooftop bar is fantastic. Room was a little tired but always clean, great location and nice styling, must check out rooftop bar and their Asian margherita was amazing! would recommend

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kkim2016, General Manager at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Arronm212 Thank you for sharing your story with us about you recent stay at the Empire. We strive to create a positive experience, it truly that we met most of your needs. We will be looking to reconnect on a return visit to earn that 5 star. Safe Travels General Manager Empire Hotel More 

Falkirk, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel is in a great location for Central Park. The Chowder House restaurant and the Roof top bar were both great. Food in the restaurant was very good. Staff are very friendly. There was a draft from the bedroom window which was not good however I would return to the Empire.

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kkim2016, General Manager at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Ann W Thank you for sharing your story with us about you recent stay at the Empire. We strive to create a positive experience, it truly that we met most of your needs. We will certainly follow up on the draft. We will be looking to reconnect on a return visit to earn that 5 star. Safe Travels General Manager... More 

West Sussex, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For an older hotel it is what we expected from the reviews on average. A few minor problems but were sorted by staff. Yuri the concierge was excellent Note coffee maker should be in room for complimentary drinks (Had to ask on finding one in family members room.

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G247JXpault Thank you for sharing your story with us about you recent stay at the Empire. We strive to create a positive experience, it truly that we met most of your needs-we offer a cup on us coffee with maker in every room, our apologies that was not the case. We will be looking to reconnect on a return visit... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not much of a view out of the window & the aircon was rubbish.the location was good. Plenty of Starbucks The wall down the Central Park was nice & the hourse &. Carriage ride was good .but put some comfortable shoes on as you will do lots of walking

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kkim2016, General Manager at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your story with us about you recent stay at the Empire. We strive to create a positive experience, it truly that we met most of your needs. We will be looking to reconnect on a return visit to earn that 5 star. Safe Travels General Manager Empire Hotel More 

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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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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: American, Bar
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
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: ₹ 10,122 - ₹ 34,950 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Empire Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 426
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#198 Luxury Hotel in New York City
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“Rooms with a view tend to be noisier due to the street noise. Standard rooms don't have a view, but they are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 2217SLP, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The higher the better, but third floor was pretty quiet with windows closed.”
 of 5 bubbles brianhB6566ZZ, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Find another notel”
 of 5 bubbles RogerK463, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask to overlook Lincoln Center”
 of 5 bubbles 524kelseyn, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I think the best views at Dante Park and Lincoln Center. Higher floors are less noise.”
 of 5 bubbles MoscowValery, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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