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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's not easy to review this as we had both good and bad experience with this hotel. The overall experience is good. Friendly staff, perfect location next to subway and Central Park, good value for money, ok size rooms, but I can't give it more than 3 points due to the placement of the queen bed rooms. When we first... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent 3 days in NYC and stayed at the Empire. Great central location, amazing and accommodating staff and overall a nice cool hotel and experience. Would totally recommend it and look forward to returning to the EMPIRE, next time in NYC.

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Vittorio Veneto, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Related to my expectations and the money spent, it was (in my opinion) a bit poor. The overall service was fine The room was comfortable but with rusted convector cover (not so nice and healthy) and ripped bath towel... The roof top terrace was very nice

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Right from check-in everything ran smoothly. We arrived on 25/08/14 & Rudy checked us in. He was helpful, professional and upgraded us immediately. All of the staff were happy to help, polite and friendly! The rooms were a nice size, very clean and well-equipped for everything we needed. The bed in our superior king room was so comfy - if... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at this hotel back in November 2010. I know, that's a long time, but here is my review. In October 2010, I won an all expenses paid trip to New York, and the Empire Hotel was chosen to fulfill my accommodations. The room features two double beds, which were quite comfortable for my mother and I. Our room... More

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Rio De Janeiro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

it was a very pleasant staying. The location is very nice and easy to get by in the city where ever you want to go. You can walk to any theatre on Broadway and to have all the theatres of the Lincoln Center at your sight is a plus.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Check in Mr.Ze and was very helpful with all my wifi needs, very pleasant manner and was willing to take the time to work out my concerns we needed to contact Australia & Canada due to new family addition of new babies and sending birthday wishes. We were recommended by our travel agent with great reviews and we would not... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at the empire hotel manhattan, great location! Friendly service, Jose in particular was extremely helpful and went the extra mile for me! Couldn't recommend the hotel and Jose enough! Will deffo stay here again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nothing was too much trouble & especially when I asked if a room upgrade was available Pasquale could not have been more helpful & went out of his way to ensure we received a more suitable room. The hotel decor is very 30's and a little frayed at the edges but this didn't detract from a very enjoyable stay

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arrived from London and Mr. Ze checked us in very efficiently and professionally. He made us feel very welcome and cared for!!!!!! Our Junior Suite is great for my family and has great views!!! Nice Bathroom and very comfortable pull out couch for my son.

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  • Lincoln Center(138)
  • Central park(138)
  • Great location(61)
  • Rooftop bar(45)
  • Very nice(43)
  • Times Square(22)
  • Room service(15)
  • Air conditioning(9)
  • Rooms are small(9)
  • Friendly and helpful(7)

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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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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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