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Empire Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   44 West 63rd Street, New York City, NY 10023 (Manhattan)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Location next to Lincoln Center was ideal for us, but the room we had was pathetic. Constant rattling noise made sleep almost impossible. Complained to front desk, but nothing was done. Highly unlikely that I will ever stay here again.

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East williston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Empire Hotel 2 nights and the room and service was great! Rooms are clean and a great size - the staff was extremely accommodating and friendly (thanks Mr. Ze!) and set up a pull out couch for us after we had some unexpected tag-alongs. Pool and pool bar staff are friendly and helpful - would definitely... More

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great Location, cool service and nice room but real small bathrooms that is really a minus, unfortunately. Roof Top is cool but could use a revamp. Restaurants at hotel are decent. Gotta love Pasquale @ front desk.

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edinburgh
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for a night before returning home To U.K. a great hotel , lovely room with trendy decor . Concierge was very knowledgable and went that extra mile to help :) , beautiful decor throughout the hotel , and a fantastic top floor for sunbathing . Only a 2 min walk from Central Park and 5 mins to broadway... More

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Oslo, Norway
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel looks so nice on the website, and has the price to match...first setback occurred even before we got our suite - it wasnt ready. Thats essentially fair enough and we were told to come back after 30 mins. We came back after 45 mins and the suite still wasnt ready. The receptionist now plainly told us we shouldn't... More

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Wellington, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed there from 7/23-27. Found it to be a great location. Walked two short blocks to Columbus Circle and took the subway to many parts of Manhattan as well as to Brooklyn Heights. Our room was small as are most NYC hotel rooms, but it was clean and quiet.We are going back in September and will probably stay there... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's the Empire Hotel! The service was amazing and the rooms were clean and tidy. Gossip Girl definitely chose the right hotel for the great Chuck Bass to own ;). Fab hotel will go again soon! Stay here while in NY, you won't regret it! Lovely pool!

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The good: Location, Lobby, Front Desk attention. The Bad: rooms too small, Internet expensive and slow, poor elevators service, poor channel selection on TV. 10th floor is noisy when there is a party on the floor above. Pool is very small.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice staff. Let us have late checkout. Room was warm could not get it to cool. Shower balanced that out by not getting hot. Small room a little noisy. I have no other hotels to compare it to. I would stay again. Seems to be a good deal.

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Bolton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent 3 nights and found this an adequate hotel. Comfortable beds, lovely clean rooms, friendly housekeeping staff and great location...the front desk and pool bar staff are lacking in customer service skills.

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  • Central park(150)
  • Lincoln Center(144)
  • Great location(68)
  • Rooftop bar(50)
  • Very nice(48)
  • Times Square(27)
  • Room service(17)
  • Air conditioning(11)
  • Rooms are small(9)
  • Friendly and helpful(7)

Additional Information about Empire Hotel

Address: 44 West 63rd Street, New York City, NY 10023
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Manhattan , Upper West Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Empire Hotel 4*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#143 Luxury Hotel in New York City #206 Business Hotel in New York City #244 Family Hotel in New York City
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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 
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