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JW Marriott Essex House New York

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Granby, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

High level category hotel. Well located in front of central part, 5 min. from 5th avenue and the Apple store. The lounge room for Gold Marriott reward is impressive because of the quality of the food included. The room are all but very clean. This is a really nice hotel. The valet parking is really efficient. It is an hotel...

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Yorktown Heights, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

It was our first time staying at this hotel and everything about itvwaa outstanding! From the room upgrade overlooking the park to the wedding in the grand salon. Food was excellent and service was commendable. Congratularions to this hotel, it was one of the best stays and certainly highly recommend it!

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here on short notice. We were staying in another area of Manhattan, and while visiting Central Park, wandered into the Essex and enquired about rates. They were offering a deal which included New Years Eve and the following six nights, which we booked. The hotel is very comfortable, and was beautifully decorated for Christmas. We had a wonderful...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here in January. Hotel had lots of scaffolding outside the front which kinda ruined the look but New York is covered in scaffolding! Inside is really nice and Cesar on reception was excellent and very helpful. Room is very clean and comfy with huge tv for times when your feet can't take waking anymore and you just need to...

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Hackensack, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very Classic. It would be one of the best NYC experience. Most items are worn down, as expected from the classic and historical hotel. Still the most important quality of the hotel comes from the bed and the environmental control of the room: I say "Excellent" For the younger generation, not sure if you want to become usual, but for...

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Virginia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful art deco decor. Comfortable rooms, large bathrooms. Gracious service. Perfect location on Central Park. Lots to do close by. Restaurant on site. Breakfasts and light dinner in Club room delicious and generous.

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Sara S, Manager at JW Marriott Essex House New York, responded to this review

Dearslp54me, We appreciate you taking the time to share your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed our beautiful Art Deco Lobby and convenient location near Central Park. It is wonderful you were easily able to explore the city of New York, and that you found our meals delicious. We hope to serve you again soon.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Too much with SPG Hotels, just randomly booked JW Marriott. Amazing Guest services. Nice Room, got complementary upgrade on 3rd floor, with central park view. I liked the trend of presenting the Golden Key to access lounge. Beautiful Louge Hostess was there to welcome with refreshing smile, nicely presented buffet breakfast, unexpectedly good service. I am definitely going back and...

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Sara S, Manager at JW Marriott Essex House New York, responded to this review

Dear Manpreet K, Thank you for sharing your most recent trip. We are thrilled you found us, and it is a delight to hear your stay was so enjoyable. It is wonderful to know you were able to take advantage of our Executive Lounge. We appreciate you sharing your experience with your colleagues, and we look forward to seeing you...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent a long weekend at Essex House with a Central Park view room. Room size was excellent for the City and although it is an older building, it has been renovated nicely. Staff were friendly and helpful. The executive lounge was only open for breakfast and closed at 10:00 am for those platinum Marriott members. Would be nice to also...

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Sara S, Manager at JW Marriott Essex House New York, responded to this review

Dear David L, Thank you for these wonderful words. We are thrilled you enjoyed a Central Park view, and that you found your room and our historic hotel comfortable. Our hard working staff will appreciate your kind remarks, and as we continue to grow and improve our property, we will keep your suggestions in mind. We look forward to your...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

What can I say, great location, great breakfast, great staff! Stay here! Central park is at your feet and everything else is around it. Subway just around the corner and horses across the street! Great restaurants in the neighborhood! This is one romantic place to stay at!

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Sara S, Manager at JW Marriott Essex House New York, responded to this review

Dear Bia2222, It is terrific to hear about your latest trip. We are thrilled you found your meal delicious and our staff helpful. Our location near Central Park, public transportation and great restaurants is something we are extremely proud of, and it is wonderful that you were able to visit each during your time here. If you find yourself back...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here from 26th Dec until 2nd January. It's a short (2min) walk from Times Square and dead opposite Central Park. My husband and I are early risers and like to explore while cities start to wake up. Starbucks opens at 5am and it literally a 1 minute walk from the hotel. The hotel offer complimentary coffee from 6:30am...

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Sara S, Manager at JW Marriott Essex House New York, responded to this review

Dear 31emmap, We are thrilled to read your review. With New York having so much to offer, it is wonderful to know you took advantage of our location near Central Park, Times Square, Columbus Circle and more. We are pleased you found check-in easy and that you enjoyed our accommodations and historic charm. We hope your travels bring you back...

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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 

Additional Information about JW Marriott Essex House New York

Address: 160 Central Park S, New York City, NY 10019-1502
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Midtown , Manhattan
Price Range: $248 - $737 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — JW Marriott Essex House New York 3*
Number of rooms: 515
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Also Known As:
Jumeirah Essex House Hotel New York City
Jumeirah Essex Hotel
Hotel Jumeirah Essex
Hotel Style:
#131 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#144 Business Hotel in New York City
#191 Family Hotel in New York City
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“Ask for a room higher up with a park view.”
 of 5 bubbles Terranora, 3 days ago | Read review
“Any room is Classic”
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“Value for money”
 of 5 bubbles ManpreetK_12, 6 days ago | Read review
“it's worth getting the central park view room”
 of 5 bubbles 31emmap, 1 week ago | Read review
“Negotiate to get a King Room for less than $450 per night.”
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