Empire Hotel

44 West 63rd Street, New York, NY 10023, United States
+1 212 265 7400

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rate per night

7,8

Good
based on 8 309 reviews
Empire Hotel - New York, NY, United States
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KAYAK R1 453
Priceline R1 453
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 1,5 km
Location rating 9,7
Nearest airport New York LaGuardia
Distance to airport 9,3 km

Rooms

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King rooms

R3 899+

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King bed
R3 899 per night

Queen rooms

R2 287+

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Queen bed
R2 287 per night
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Unknown
R2 307 per night
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Queen bed
R2 369 per night
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Unknown
R2 369 per night

Superior rooms

R1 689+

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Double bed
R1 689 per night
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Double bed
R1 692 per night
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Double bed
R1 846 per night
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Double bed
R2 043 per night
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King bed
R2 280 per night
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Unknown
R2 311 per night
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Unknown
R2 311 per night
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Unknown
R2 311 per night
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King bed
R2 338 per night
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Double bed
R2 363 per night
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King bed
R2 776 per night
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Unknown
R2 868 per night
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Double bed
R2 994 per night
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King bed
R3 052 per night
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Double bed
R3 066 per night
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Unknown
R3 164 per night
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Unknown
R3 195 per night
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Double bed
R3 454 per night
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Unknown
R3 574 per night
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Unknown
R3 614 per night
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Unknown
R3 777 per night
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Unknown
R3 946 per night
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Unknown
R3 968 per night
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Double bed
R4 135 per night
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Unknown
R4 261 per night
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King bed
R4 362 per night
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Double bed
R4 472 per night
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Unknown
R4 863 per night

Standard rooms

R1 453+

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Queen bed
R1 453 per night
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Queen bed
R1 453 per night
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Queen bed
R1 454 per night
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Queen bed
R1 454 per night
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Queen bed
R1 454 per night
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Queen bed
R1 454 per night
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Queen bed
R1 454 per night
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R1 571 per night
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Queen bed
R1 572 per night
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Unknown
R1 611 per night
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Queen bed
R1 689 per night
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Queen bed
R1 689 per night
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Unknown
R1 689 per night
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Queen bed
R1 807 per night
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Unknown
R1 900 per night
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Queen bed
R1 908 per night
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Queen bed
R1 991 per night
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Unknown
R2 257 per night
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Unknown
R2 406 per night
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Unknown
R2 442 per night
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Queen bed
R2 530 per night
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Unknown
R2 666 per night
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Unknown
R3 419 per night

Deluxe rooms

R2 357+

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R2 357 per night
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R2 514 per night
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King bed
R2 787 per night
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King bed
R3 398 per night
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King bed
R3 404 per night

Double rooms

R2 164+

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R2 164 per night
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Unknown
R2 204 per night
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R2 725 per night

Reviews

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623
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air conditioning in 129 reviews
bathroom door in 221 reviews
coffee maker in 115 reviews
expected in nyc in 6 reviews
free wifi in 110 reviews
friendly staff in 484 reviews
great location in 1 027 reviews
lincoln center in 198 reviews
location and the rooms in 693 reviews
new york in 36 reviews
pool deck in 127 reviews
pool was closed in 132 reviews
rooftop bar in 216 reviews
room was very hot in 626 reviews
small room in 214 reviews
times square in 29 reviews
walking distance in 34 reviews
  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    10,0

    The lobby staff was really nice and helpfull. Checkin was really easy and fast. I had my flight at midnight and the hotel provided storage for my luggage after my checkout.

  • Good
    Oct 2019
    6,3

    Staff was very helpful. room was cramped, dark with only one table lamp, ac was iffy, good bed.

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    8,3

    I loved the roof terrace and the ability to sit in and outside with magnificent views across New York. I also loved the hotel’s close proximity to Central Park and the Lincoln Centre (where I was attending a conference) It was also close to Colombus Circle which had good shopping plus the Metro station making trips downtown easy. Special shout out to Danny on reception who was really helpful and took good care of us.

    The first night I was given a room on a lower floor at the front of the hotel and it was really noisy. I was then moved to one of the top floors at the back (overlooking the Lincoln Centre) and that was much quieter

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    9,2

    Clean. Friendly staff. Phenomenal location that is very close to Central Park and an easy walk (about .7 - 1.0 mile) to the theatre district.

  • Good
    Oct 2019
    7,0

    It was a good hotel. However, the rate fluctuated enormously from day to day. Doubled on the weekend.

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About

Overview

Long considered an icon in the New York area, the Empire Hotel continues to impress guests today. Even it’s most “standard” room is anything but “standard.” The lofty architectural features of the surrounding area are reflected in the everything from the tall headboard to the subtly elongated bedside lamps.

The sense of style does not stop within the walls of the rooms. The hotel lobby, with its triple-height ceilings, angular tile patterns, all tactfully set alongside the curves of larger than life drapes and overhead light fixtures remind guests of the grandiose nature of both the hotel and the city it reflects.

The dining options impress as well. P.J. Clarke's continues to offer its classically prepared American food. There may be no more iconic place to grab a burger and oysters than in one of their comfortable seats. The option to dine while amidst the clouds is always tempting for guests as well, with a jaunt up to The Empire Rooftop.

Any meeting or event is automatically graced with a touch of class when it’s done at at the Empire Hotel. Crystal ballrooms, complete with white and cream-shaded hues, can elevate guests’ events so they match the style of those present.

A stroll on the pool deck allows more than just a dip in the water. Guests can take in elevated views of Lincoln Center, Central Park, the Upper West Side, and beyond.

The Empire Hotel is a mainstay of the classic New York Experience. It provides a great launching point for exploring the city of New York or the possibilities the city presents.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

7,8 Good

based on 8 309 reviews

9,7

Location

8,2

Service

3,4

Pool

3,1

Comfort

Things to know

  • Great view

Check in

15:00

Check out

12:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Parking
Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Disabled access
Business centre
Internet
Concierge service
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Outdoor pool
No smoking
Bar/Lounge
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Safe
Storage available
Terrace/Patio
Lift
Laundry facilities
Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
Rooftop
Room service
Spa
Restaurant
Hairdryer
Cable or satellite TV

FAQs when booking at Empire Hotel

How do I get to Empire Hotel from the airport?

The Empire Hotel is situated about 25m from LaGuardia International Airport, 30m from Newark Liberty International Airport, and 45m from JFK Airport. Taxis, private cars, and ride-share van services are available for hire from the Welcome Center on the Arrivals level of the airports. If you prefer to take the subway, the closest subway stations to the hotel are the 66 St Lincoln Center and 59 St Columbus Circle, which are less than a 5m walk away.

Where can I dine at the Empire Hotel?

Located on the roof of the Empire Hotel, the Empire Rooftop offers panoramic views of New York City, and is open for meals, snacks, and cocktails. Start your day with a generous buffet breakfast featuring vanilla French toast, steel cut oatmeal, maple sausage, crispy bacon, and a selection of breads, bagels and muffins. On the weekends, brunch is served from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. For lunch, there is a range of house special burgers and sandwiches, appetizers, and salads. In the evenings, the indoor and outdoor lounge areas are a great spot for a drink, with a menu of signature cocktails, wine, beers, and small plates to share.

What is the best way to get around if I’m staying at the Empire Hotel?

Getting around New York City is easy. Use ride-share apps such as Uber or Lyft to get where you need or hail a NYC taxi. If you want to travel by subway to discover more of the city, the 66 St Lincoln Center and 59 St Columbus Circle subway stations are a 5m stroll from the hotel.

What are the top attractions close to the Empire Hotel?

Visitors can enjoy theater, dance, music, and opera performances at the nearby Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, listen to chamber music at Alice Tully Hall, or see the bright lights on and off Broadway. Central Park is a short stroll from the hotel, so travelers can sign up for a walking tour to discover more about New York’s most famous park, or simply enjoy the green spaces, running trails, and open yoga and fitness classes. Regular concerts and events are also held at Central Park throughout the year.

What kind of accessible amenities are available at the Empire Hotel?

The Empire Hotel has accessible rooms and offers deluxe accommodation for people with disabilities. Accessible Superior King rooms have roll-in showers with grab bars, a portable tub seat, and an accessible bathroom sink. A number of other amenities have been lowered for easy access, including door latches, light switches, thermostats, and shelving. For guests with hearing impairments, visual alarms, closed caption televisions, and TTY are provided. Common routes around the hotel are accessible for people in wheelchairs, and the doorways are 32-in wide.

Does the Empire Hotel have amenities for business travelers?

The Empire Hotel is a great base if you’re traveling to New York City for work and offers practical amenities, including in-house secretarial services and printing. If you have a last-minute meeting, same-day laundry services and on-site pressing are available. Corporate guests can also meet clients at the classy lobby bar or at the rooftop lounge.

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Fifth Avenue 1,1 km
  • Museum of Modern Art 1,2 km
  • Broadway 1,2 km
  • Frick Collection 1,3 km
  • Times Square 1,4 km
  • Rockefeller Center 1,4 km

Getting around

New York LaGuardia 9,3 km
Teterboro 10,9 km
New York - Penn Station 2,5 km
Secaucus Junction, New Jeresy 7,9 km

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