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Empire Hotel

4.0 of 5 44 West 63rd Street, New York City, NY 10023
#304 of 453 Hotels in New York City
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

We stayed for 5 nights and booked rooms for family and friends for our son's April 13th wedding at Lincoln Center. I cannot say enough about the personal care that we received. Everyone was pleased with the accommodations. Michelle recommended salons and a make-up person. She went above and beyond to make our stay wonderful. We will definitely be back.

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

Dear LTD1120, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience from The Empire Hotel on Trip Advisor and for choosing our hotel as the place to stay for your family and friends. It was a pleasure and an honor to host them. Thank you as well for mentioning Conference Services Manager, Michelle in your review. We are lucky... More

Boston Ma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

I generally stay in mid-town when I go to NY, so it was nice to be somewhere dfferent. The Empire is right on the edge of Central Park, which is beautiful this time of year. Columbus Circle is a fun place to be around as well. The hotel lobby is nice, with a bar right off the lobby. The room... More

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

Dear emergencygetaway, Thank you for the detailed review from your most recent stay at The Empire Hotel.. I appreciate the feedback as well as the great pictures in your review. I am sure other travelers will appreciate them as well. I am thrilled you enjoyed the comfort of your room and all of the amenities and outlets of our hotel... More

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Just spent 4 nights at this hotel. First impressions very positive with an attractive reception and bar area and very welcoming staff. We were told on check in that we had been upgraded to a king room which was good to hear. The room itself though was quite small but I guess that's probably in line with most city hotels... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We chose the Empire Hotel for its proximity to Lincoln Center. We booked two rooms for our party of four - a king and a double - and when we checked in we were given an upgrade to a second king. This particular "upgrade" was teeny tiny and overlooked HVAC equipment. Considering we weren't there to relax, we didn't make... More

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

Dear LoriPete, Thank you for posting a review from your most recent stay at The Empire Hotel. We take our guests’ feedback seriously and use it to improve the product and service that we offer. It is good to see that you would like to return and overall enjoyed your stay with us. If you should ever need assistance at... More

New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

This is a nice hotel by NYC standards and honestly any standards, it has an attractive lobby and even though the hallway are a tad dark they have a pleasant aroma, my room was a decent size with a king bed, I live in NY and have stayed in many hotels there and this is among the finest with many... More

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

Dear WarrenTraveler, Thank you for taking the time to post a review from your most recent stay at The Empire Hotel. It is great to see that a Trip Advisor senior contributor such as yourself enjoyed your experience with us. Since you are a New Yorker, we hope to welcome you back soon. Thank you for staying with us and... More

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Used to live in NYC and have been trying to find a decent comfortable hotel in a good location for multiple trips. Mariana Mero, a Front of House Manager at The Empire who took care of me while I was there, has helped me make a good choice for the future; I will return. The Empire Hotel reception staff were... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

It's not the most modern, up to date or fanciest hotel in NYC, but if you are a patron of the arts, fond of Central Park, like good food and some shopping bargains - you can't go wrong staying at The Empire! Convenience and pleasant staff, good food and an iconic nyc bar right there, Lincoln Center, Century21, a block... More

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

Dear discerningtraveler21, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience from The Empire Hotel on Trip Advisor. It is great to see that an experienced traveler and senior contributor such as yourself enjoyed your time with us. I see that you loved the location and all the shopping in our area- well we love it too! Thank you... More

Newcastle, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We booked a superior room for 4 nights. If this was a superior room I dread to think what an ordinary room was like. The room was small and only a shower in the bathroom. There were holes in one of the duvet covers and the linings to the curtains were also full of holes. There was mold on the... More

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

Dear MoB22, Thank you for the detailed review from your most recent stay at The Empire Hotel. We take our guest’s feedback seriously and will use your comments in an effort to learn from your experience and make necessary improvements to our operation. If you should ever need assistance at The Empire or would like to discuss your experience further,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

I like this place. Got a great deal ($250) but should have waited until the day of because it dropped to $199. RIGHT across the street from Lincoln Center and Juliard. A little frayed around the edges but a great overall value. A Starbucks is right around the corner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

I was visiting friends in NYC over St. Patrick's Day weekend and we decided to stop in to the bar at Empire Hotel. The atmosphere was a nice change of pace. Quiet, Calming with plenty of places to sit and actually talk and catch up, but with a definite air of sophistication. The bar manager, Michael, came over and actually... More

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

Dear Kelly T, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Lobby Bar of The Empire Hotel on Trip Advisor. It is awesome to hear that the ambiance of the bar and service our staff met your expectations. Thank you as well for mentioning, Food and Beverage Manager, Michael in your review. He is a great ambassador of service for... More

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  • Central park(136)
  • Lincoln Center(136)
  • Great location(59)
  • Rooftop bar(42)
  • Very nice(40)
  • Times Square(22)
  • Room service(14)
  • Air conditioning(9)
  • 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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