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Empire Hotel

4.0 of 5 44 West 63rd Street, New York City, NY 10023
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  • Location
    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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Northfield, Minnesota
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67 reviews 67 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

The Empire Hotel truly is a fun, boutique hotel in the heart of NYC. It is in close proximity to Lincoln Center, Central Park and many fun shops and restaurants. Plus the hotel is just a block away from a subway stop which makes the location even more convenient. The hotel offered everything you'd need and the staff were very... More 

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maurizio b, General Manager at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Dear WinterF5, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to share online your experience at the Hotel Empire. I am happy to hear you had a great time and enjoyed your stay with us. Our commitment is to create special and memorable moments for our guests all the times. Clearly Nick made the difference. I hope... More 

Paris, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Amazing staff! Nick is FANTASTIC!!!!!!!! Wish you could control the heat in your room. It only comes on when its 55. But staff is amazing! Sent up wine since its my birthday!!! The location is great. Very from our room is of broadway and we love it. The hotel is very elegant and the people are great.

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Joseph R, Manager at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Dear hallen44, Thank you for the great comments in your review on Trip Advisor. I am thrilled you enjoyed your experience and the location of the hotel and comfort of your room met your expectations. It is great to hear that Nick and our friendly team was able to provide you with a memorable visit! I have shared your review... More 

Selkirk, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This is a great location close to central Park which to be fair is why we chose it over others. we are a family with two teenage boys on our first trip to NYC from Scotland. We only used it once but the roof top bar was good with great views. The lobby bar is pleasant, relaxing, and staff here... More 

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Joseph R, Manager at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jackie M, Thank you for taking the time to post a detailed review from your most recent stay at The Empire Hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and the location, service and amenities we offer met your expectations. I am disappointed in some of your feedback and appreciate you sharing it. I have shared your comments... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The Empire Hotel is very very well located right next to the lincoln centre, there is a subway very close by also. The room was amazing, spacious, clean and a good view - no complaints whatsoever. Joe, the Manager made our stay extra special as we were celebrating for various reasons. The rooftop bar and lobby are excellent, we really... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

The Empire is bang in the middle of a host of NYC attractions - Lincoln Centre, Museum of Art & Design (fantastic) Time Warner building, Columbus Circle and of course the Park. Rooms are typically small, but comfortable, and the downstairs lounge/bar is superb, especially later in the evening when the drink-after-work locals have headed home. Concierge is a highlight... More 

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Joseph R, Manager at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JFLonergan, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience from The Empire Hotel on Trip Advisor. We welcome all guest feedback as it gives us an opportunity to improve what we offer and learn from our guests’ experiences. It is awesome to hear that the location of the hotel and service provided by our friendly staff met... More 

Alicante, Spain
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

It was just perfet. thanks a lot to Jerry and Zuli, for all your attentions and help. thanks for the room, was really nice. Apart from the Hotel that is so much, the location is also perfect. Close to everything, I even went jogging to central park (really nice experience), you can go in just 2 minutes!!! kind regards, Audrey... More 

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Joseph R, Manager at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David P, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience from The Empire Hotel on Trip Advisor. We are honored that you chose The Empire Hotel to spend your honeymoon. I am sure you did a lot of research before selecting our hotel and I am thrilled Jerry, Zuli and our team were able to create a... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Lovely place to have a drink and meet great people. Wine in "spectator-rated" and the dj was great! perfect place to have a drink before the shows across the street. Ask for Gabriel if you need suggestion about the cocktails and wine list. See you soon!

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Joseph R, Manager at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Raff Z, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Lobby Bar of The Empire Hotel on Trip Advisor. It is awesome to hear that the vibe and service our staff met your expectations. Please check us out on facebook for updates on events and DJs. We have just launched our new Halloween cocktail menu. I hope you have... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

The lobby bar just got better. The manager Gabriel mentioned to me of some up grades in their wine list and lucky for me and my husband he gave us our very own wine tasting! Frank and other lobby staff as well is always so accommodating! See you all soon!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013 via mobile

I'll preface by saying that the following complaints were reported to hotel management to which they attempted to rectify but not satisfactorily. Due to the scary health hazard I felt obliged to warn other regardless of the 'compensation' we were offered. We opened the door to our first room and almost fell backward from the amazingly strong odor or mold... More 

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New York, New York, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

beside the beauty of the design and the best location, this hotel has the nicest staff, witch really made my stay unforgettable! the bellboys, the front desk, the lobby-bar, the housekeeping everyone did there best to make my vacation an amazing one! i will come back for sure, and hopefully very soon :) highly recommended!!

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Joseph R, Manager at Empire Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tal S, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience from The Empire Hotel on Trip Advisor. We welcome all guest feedback as it gives us an opportunity to improve what we offer and learn from our guests’ experiences. It is awesome to hear that the location of the hotel and service provided by our friendly staff... More 

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  • Lincoln Center(114)
  • Central park(111)
  • Great location(52)
  • Rooftop bar(38)
  • Very nice(37)
  • Times Square(16)
  • Rooms are small(9)
  • Air conditioning(8)
  • Friendly and helpful(7)
  • Room service(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*
Number of rooms: 426
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#159 Luxury Hotel in New York City

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