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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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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I spent a long weekend here.to visit my daughter. Location is super central - close to subway and walking distance to lots of place. Directly across the street from Central Park. Bed was comfy, bathroom/shower was average. The hotel is a bit tired and the style is dated. Free wifi in the lobby, but $15/day in your room. Seriously NO... More

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Canadain
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at this hotel for 3 days and 2 nights. Right beside Central Park which was nice considering we have never been that close to the park. We spent our last day at the park which was breath taking. The hotel is world class and the staff and the room was only first class. Certainly a place to consider to... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed at Essex House about 30 times during the last plus 5 years. Most times on business but also with my wife or the whole family when visiting NYC. We have chosen The Essex House for three reasons: the superb location across the street from Central Park, the pretty big bedrooms (not the usual NYC shoebox size hotel... More

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North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent three nights at the Essex house while my husband was in NYC for work. First impressions is that the location is ideal - overlooking Central Park, steps from several subway routes, restaurants, and shopping. Valet's were there but not friendly or acknowledging of guests. The hotel has a lot of old, historic charm (hence the building), and looks the... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for 5 days with both our kids on our recent trip to New York. The location was wonderful. We crossed the road for a walk in Central Park most days. It's a 10 minute walk to the main stores on 5th Ave like Saks. The theatres and the Times Square tack are within range as well. (we live... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent a night here for my wedding anniversary. First impressions were great, the location is perfect, right in front of Central Park, and the building/lobby looked charming and inviting. The front desk was so friendly and helpful, they even upgraded my room to a Park view and sent me complimentary bottle of champagne. The executive lounge, where they served breakfast,... More

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Manila, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For my husbands birthday, I treated our family to NYC for 2 nights. We got a decent rate for the JW Marriott and the location was perfect right across central park. We booked using trip advisor and was hoping for the Visa benefit of an upgrade or at least a nice room since this was the first time for my... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful hotel with large rooms, unlike most New York hotels. The location is perfect. You are right across from Central Park and near a number of fine restaurants that are within walking distance. The staff was very helpful. The concierge even printed our return airline tickets for us. The only complaint I had was the restaurant was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved every thing about this hotel. Perfect location facing Central Park South, very nice room, lovely bathroom and products, very comfortable bed. The staff was very helpful. I hope I get to return to this hotel again!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's with mixed emotions I write this review. The check in was easy, the room was adequate although small (it's NYC). The "central park view" was actually a partial view. I expected it to be straight on, not at an angle. Our small windows were facing the building next to us and you had to stand at the window 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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Also Known As:
Jumeirah Essex House Hotel New York City
Jumeirah Essex Hotel
Hotel Jumeirah Essex

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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#129 Luxury Hotel in New York City #176 Family Hotel in New York City #186 Romantic Hotel in New York City #200 Business Hotel in New York City
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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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