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The Empire Hotel

44 West 63rd Street, New York City, NY 10023-7029
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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. Fun fact, The Empire Hotel was featured in Gossip Girl. Join us for a Chuck Bass cocktail in the Lobby Bar.
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Property amenities
Wifi
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Rooftop terrace
Public wifi
Internet
Rooftop pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Rooftop bar
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
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Flatscreen TV
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Grade: 100 out of 100
109Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
70Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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As a first time NYC traveler, getting around town was worrisome. Rohan's smiling face at the desk and friendly demeanor made the task much less so. He made sure we knew exactly where to go. Thanks Rohan!
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Response from Halima a, Manager at The Empire Hotel
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Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review . Rohan is such a great addition to the FO team. Your comments will be shared with our entire staff. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to assist you if you have any questions or concerns.
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Surprisingly top notch I had no complaints; excellent service from the time I stepped out of the cab until the time i climbed back in. Great staff and excellent location. Very good room rate too. I've stayed all over midtown, the Empire is the best deal and the service is amongst the best in the city. without a doubt 5 stars.
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Response from Halima a, Manager at The Empire Hotel
Responded today
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Your comments will be shared with our entire staff. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to assist you if you have any questions or concerns.
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I would have given this hotel a top rating except for two things: Shower water pressure is pathetic. I don't know if this is a New York City thing or not. Also, my in room internet service was spotty at best. Other than that...it's a nice place.
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Response from Leilani N, Hotel Manager at The Empire Hotel
Responded yesterday
Dear L776AUsusanp, Thank you for choosing Empire Hotel. Thank you for the close to perfect rating! We are improving our WiFi and will certainly address the shower pressure. Looking forward to welcoming you back! My best, Leilani
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Hotel accommodated an early check-in room was fine, no view. Staff was very helpful. Bed was comfortable. Great rooftop. Easy access to to up and downtown. Great restaurants in immediate area and Starbucks and convenience store just outside entrance.
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Response from Leilani N, Hotel Manager at The Empire Hotel
Responded yesterday
Dear CBOTRP, Thank you for choosing Empire Hotel and for your wonderful rating and review! Happy to know that your room was comfortable and your enjoyed the rooftop as the location. It was a pleasure to have you with us. Looking forward to having you back soon! My best, Leilani
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Unless you plan on living in the lobby -which is truly gorgeous) (and love the bad 80s music), don't stay here. The rooms are super overpriced for what you get. I am from NYC and was blown away by the nastiness of the rooms. The room amenities are literally falling apart. The beds are uncomfortable, the wallpaper is peeling off the walls, the bathroom frosted door was drawn on and covered in mold not to mention the handle broken and toilet runs constantly. The a/c rattled and was covered in water and mold, the coffee make didnt work, the carpet was shredding and had crazy sticky stuff on it that stuck to your feet like gum. The internet also when in and out and was as fast as old skool dial up. I know the hotel is old and that is fine but for over $400 a night, the rooms should not be in this condition and this should not be considered a 4 star hotel.
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Response from Halima a, Manager at The Empire Hotel
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review . Your feedback is essential in our effort to improve our service standards. I apologize for the condition of the room. I see a credit refunded to your card of 50% of one night. Please let us know if your satisfied with our resolution. Your comments have been shared with the appropriate departments so that they may be addressed. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to assist you. Thank you for choosing Empire Hotel!
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PRICE RANGE
$175 - $463 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesNew YorkNew York CityManhattan / Lincoln Square
NUMBER OF ROOMS
426
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