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JW Marriott Essex House New York

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   160 Central Park South, New York City, NY 10019 (Manhattan)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The Essex House is one of those lovely NYC legacy properties. The lobby maintains a classic look, with modern accents and details. The Good: Staff was great, room was comfortable, nice amenities, and proximity to Times Square is great - you're very close, yet completely tucked away. The Rubs: While comfortable, the rooms are small and pricey. Definitely a luxury... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

So finding a 2 bed place in NYC is tough so you generally have to get a suite. The suites are nice here, and the staff and concierge are outstanding. This is also one of the only hotels I could find that has babysitters and 24 hours message available. Also you are not going to get a better park location.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'd like to give them non-star I booked room for 2 adult and 1 kid And they gave me room for 1 person!! I asked them to change it because it's really small we couldn't move no place for our bugs it's really small .. Then they said we 're fully booked sorry !!!

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Maria F, Manager at JW Marriott Essex House New York, responded to this review

Dear Hamad A, We appreciate your feedback and for choosing to stay at the JW Marriott Essex House. However, we are disappointed to hear your stay didn’t meet your expectations. When booking on our website, guests are always informed of the maximum occupancy of each room or suite. For our standard room, maximum occupancy is two guests. Generally we are... More

n tonawanda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nestled directly across the street from Central Park, centrally located what ever one wishes to do in the big apple. Ten minute walk to the amazing Time Square. If you are into shopping this hotel is located several blocks from 5th Avenue were all the designers have their flagship stores. Hotel is very historic the rooms are spacious for NY... More

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Maria F, Manager at JW Marriott Essex House New York, responded to this review

Dear ieCNTonawanda, We appreciate your visit and for taking the time to review your stay at the JW Marriott Essex House. We are pleased to hear you found your room comfortable and enjoyed the Central Park views. It sounds like you had a wonderful time both in the hotel and the surrounding area, and it’s great to know you received... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked our room on line with Marriott. Many rooms were offered, king size, queen size, park view, suite, etc. I booked the category offered as a bonus to reward program members. However, it was not a reward benefit,it was just the lowest priced room in the hotel. Stupidly I thought if I did not select "park view" our view... More

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Maria F, Manager at JW Marriott Essex House New York, responded to this review

Dear ceschieg, Your feedback is greatly appreciated. As you know, our hotel features a wide variety of rooms and suites, and not all accommodations feature views of Central Park. We sincerely apologize for failing to meet your expectations with your first room, but we’re pleased to know it worked out in the end. Rest assured your concerns have been heard,... More

marleasil
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My folks enjoyed three nights at the Essex House this week celebrating their 85th birthdays. A fabulous stay! The staff provided outstanding service; truly going out of their way to ensure that every detail was perfect. Everyone was wonderful and a special thanks to Anna and Fatima in Guest Relations. My folks have stayed at 5 star hotels all over... More

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Maria F, Manager at JW Marriott Essex House New York, responded to this review

Dear Marleasil, Thank you for your feedback. It was our pleasure to welcome your parents to our hotel and provide them with a memorable birthday experience. We are pleased to hear everyone had a wonderful time and enjoyed both the accommodations and fabulous location. We will happily pass on your thanks to Anna and Fatima. Thanks again—we hope to see... More

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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just returned from 5 nights at the Essex House. We arrived quite late (midnight) after a delayed flight. Check-in, was perfunctory and neither particularly friendly nor welcoming. We had booked a standard room and that is what we got, I get the impression that Marriott status doesn't mean much at this hotel! The room was fine with the... More

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Maria F, Manager at JW Marriott Essex House New York, responded to this review

Dear Neiltoo, Thank you for your honest feedback on your recent five-night stay at the JW Marriott Essex House. We pride ourselves on offering exceptional customer service, and always hope to provide more than a perfunctory service at check-in and checkout. In the future, you can expect a friendlier greeting and farewell. Other than those brief missteps, it sounds like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A perfect place, a great view on Central Park, thank you so Much to Lauren Berger Collection who offers the opportunity to stay in her rooms in this hotel. Do not hesitate if you stay in New York, go to the Marriott Essex House.

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Maria F, Manager at JW Marriott Essex House New York, responded to this review

Dear Sebastien B, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed great views and found our hotel to be the “perfect place” during your time in NYC. It’s an honor to receive your recommendation, and we look forward to seeing you again soon at the JW Marriott Essex House. Sincerely, Maria F. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location: EXCELLENT; across the street from Central Park (South). Many restaurants and small shops at walking distance on 7th Avenue. Friendly staff. Nice, comfortable, clean and spacious rooms. I would stay here again and again!

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Maria F, Manager at JW Marriott Essex House New York, responded to this review

Dear VeraC28, We appreciate you taking the time to review your recent stay at the JW Marriott Essex House. It was our pleasure to welcome you and assist in creating a special, memorable experience. We look forward to serving you for years to come! Sincerely, Maria F. More

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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not ask for better location. But at $ 400.00 plus and Platinum member was hoping for an upgrade more than 5th floor looking at tree limbs. Sheets and towels in great shape. But bathroom was so small that you have to navigate a door that blocks you moving around. Deco furniture could use a craftsman to touch up so... More

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Maria F, Manager at JW Marriott Essex House New York, responded to this review

Dear Miasig, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback about your recent stay at the JW Marriott Essex House. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our location and Executive Lounge, and are disappointed other aspects of your experience did not meet the same level of quality. We have a wide variety of rooms and suites available, and... More

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Address: 160 Central Park South, New York City, NY 10019
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Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — JW Marriott Essex House New York 4.5*
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Jumeirah Essex House Hotel New York City
Jumeirah Essex Hotel
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Since opening its doors in 1931, the JW Marriott Essex House New York has served as an iconic Central Park hotel, delivering exceptional experiences for its guests. This New York luxury hotel welcomes you with contemporary guestrooms and suites – many affording views of Central Park – that offer distinctive amenities and the latest in technology. ... more   less 
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