Empire Hotel NYC

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44 W 63rd St.
New York, US
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Upper West Side

Best Feature: NYC rooftop pool

Bask in 100 Years of New York Luxury at the Empire New York Hotel

Nearest Transit: 59th St-Columbus Circle (1, A, C, B, D), 57th St-7th Ave (N, Q, R, W)

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  • Check-in at 3pm
  • Check-out at 12pm
  • Pets Allowed
  • On-Site Restaurant
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Attractions
  • 420 Rooms

Hotel Amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Babysitting
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Concierge Service
  • Free Fast Internet
  • Free Newspaper
  • Parkside
  • Pets Accepted
  • Restaurants
  • Spa

Empire Hotel NYC

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Empire Hotel NYC

Features: The Empire New York is a famous NYC boutique hotel occupying a prized plot of New York City real estate. The Empire Hotel overlooks Lincoln Plaza NYC and offers views of upper Manhattan, the Hudson River and Central Park. Its premiere location in Manhattan has made the Empire NYC a favorite amongst fashionistas, celebrities, and the "who's who" in New York City.

Why We Stay: The Empire New York has been providing luxury accommodations in New York City for over 100 years. The Empire Hotel NY affords some of New York City's finest views in a premiere location on the Upper West Side.

  • Location: The Hotel Empire NYC is a stone's throw from such amazing NY attractions like beautiful Central Park, the Empire State Building, the Museum of Modern Art NYC, and Lincoln Center, which was most recently made famous by the popularity of NYC Fashion Week.
  • Hollywood Glamour:  Located at the gateway to New York City's Upper West Side, the Empire New York prides itself on its attractive and posh decor. The Hotel Empire boasts a trendsetting, glamorous style that makes it a favorite haunt amongst famous actors, models and writers.  

Inside Knowledge: The Hotel Empire NYC is home to one of the few rooftop pools in Manhattan, and is open seasonally May through September. 

Do's and Don'ts:

  • Do Eat at Ed's:  Ed's Chowder House at the Empire Hotel New York was designed to make you feel like you just stepped off the streets of New York and onto the Atlantic coast.  Ed's Chowder House offers traditional East Coast seafood fare including tuna steak frites, lobster rolls and crab cakes, all from the convenience of the Empire NYC.
  • Do Enjoy the Pool:  Rooftop pools in New York are rare, and usually only accessible to Manhattan's elite. Enjoy a poolside cocktail from the top of the Empire NYC in the shadow of some of New York's most beaufitul buildings.
  • Don't Expect a Big Room:  In New York, size does matter.  When you book a standard room at the Empire Hotel New York, expect to skimp a little bit on size.  This is New York City, and the Empire Hotel on the Upper West Side is an ultra chic hotel in a premiere location. If you want one of those big hotel suites in NYC, you are going to have to pay a handsome sum for it.
  • Don't Miss the Spa: Jeunesse Spa at the Empire Hotel NY is a relaxing enclave where you can enjoy a manicure and pedicure or a therapeutic massage in NYC.

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Empire Hotel NYC Guest Rooms

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Hotel Empire NYC Standard Queen

The standard queen bed room at the Empire Hotel New York features all of the amenities available to hotel guests and includes leather furnishings and the rich, earth-tone decor that the Empire is now famous for.  Sit at your desk with your laptop and us the complimentary wireless Internet to see what New York City tourist attractions you can find nearby.  (There are plenty!) When you need to rest the Empire Hotel standard queen room features a TV with premium cable channels, a minibar and a complimentary newspaper. There is also an in-room safe that fits a lap top.

The Empire Hotel NYC Deluxe King

The Empire Hotel NYC Deluxe King

The Deluxe king room at the Empire Hotel New York features a little more sleeping room with one king bed with down duvet and Italian Frette linens. The deluxe kind also features a teak-floor shower with tropical rain showerhead, leather furnishings in the rich, earth-tone decor inspired by nearby Central Park and a  32-inch flat-panel LCD TV with pay movies and premium cable channels. The deluxe King also features an MP3 docking station, complimentary wireless Internet access, a safe, minibar, desk, bathrobes, a complimentary daily newspaper and turndown service.

The Empire New York Junior Suite

The Empire New York Junior Suite

The Empire Hotel's junior suite offers a little more room for you and your guests.  It features a king bed with down duvet and Italian Frette linens and a sitting area with sofa bed. There is a teak-floor shower with tropical rain showerhead, and leather furnishings in the rich, earth-tone decor that the Empire Hotel Manhattan is known for.  Also in the guest suite is a 40-inch flat-panel LCD TV with pay movies and premium cable channels, an MP3 docking station, complimentary wireless Internet access, a safe, minibar, desk, bathrobes, a complimentary daily newspaper and turndown service.

Empire Hotel NYC Restaurants

  • Type: Seafood
  • Ambiance: Family-Friendly
  • Bar: Full
  • Crowd: Mixed
  • Decor: Beach-Inspired
  • Eat at Bar?: Yes
  • Views: West 63rd St.
  • Kid-Friendly?: Yes

Enjoy upscale Atlantic offerings fresh off the boat at Ed's Chowder House New York. Designed by Executive Chef Ed Brown, Ed's NY Chowder House offers Empire Hotel guests a unique seafood experience, complete with a wide variety of cooked and raw bar selections perfect for seafood-lovers.

The decor at Ed's Chowder House is beach-inspired, and features fresh-squeezed lemons, Old Bay seasoning on the tables and an oyster bar to give Ed's Chowder House New York that quintessential Atlantic coast feel. Step inside this West 63rd Street restaurant, and you will swear that the balmy Atlantic coast is just outside the window.

Empire Hotel NYC Nightlife

  • Type: bars
  • Cover: Varies
  • Attire: Stylish
  • Crowd: Trendy & Tourists
  • Noise Level: Varies
  • Specialties: Famous DJ's
  • Views: Lincoln Center
  • Entertainment: Yes

With views of the NYC skyline and Lincoln Center, the Rooftop Bar and Lounge NYC at the Empire Hotel New York comes alive at night. Bask in the glow of Empire Hotel sign, and watch the action on the rooftop from your own private cabana. Belly up to the bar for an Empire Lounge signature cocktail or dance until dawn on a weekend night where celebrity DJ's spin live for your pleasure. 

Feeling Mellow?  Try the Rooftop at the Empire on Monday nights when Jazz rules and the rooftop has a nice crowd of all ages out to appreciate the music.  The rooftop at the Empire has a convertible roof and as such is open in the winter, spring, summer and fall. Just know that no matter when you go, the Rooftop Lounge and Bar at the Empire Hotel is the rooftop bar in NYC. 

  • Type: bars
  • Cover: No
  • Attire: Stylish
  • Crowd: Upscale, Trendy
  • Noise Level: Low
  • Specialties: Champagne
  • Views: None
  • Entertainment: No

The Empire Bar NYC at the Empire Hotel is all about ambiance and location.  Drenched in earthtones, gold and deep wood, the decor is meant as an homage to nearby Central Park.  The gold hued decorative urns and candles that line the floors and walls add an air of elegance and romance not too often found in New York City bars. 

The Empire Hotel Lounge at the Empire Hotel is just a short stroll from the gorgeous and romantic Central Park and directly across the street from Lincoln Plaza. The Empire Bar NYC is the kind of place that makes you want to sip on some champagne, or slowly savor a signature cocktail.  Low key and elegant, the Empire Hotel NYC Bar is a great New York City bar for romance, apertifs, or for simply looking fabulous in New York City.

Empire Hotel NYC Pools

Jeunesse Spa NYC at the Empire Hotel New York caters to anyone and everyone looking to relax, rejuvinate, live well and look good. Services include, aromatic massage facials, skin restoration treatments, massage, physical therapy, acupuncture, personal fitness training, pilates, nutritional consultations, anti aging skin treatments, infrared light therapy, manicures, pedicures and even personalized yoga classes. 

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