Room type

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Get an overview of this hotelHotel in New York's Central Park neighborhood near Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Upper West Side style

This Upper West Side hotel is within 1 block of Central Park's lush greenery and the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; Columbus Circle is 4 blocks south.

Plunge outdoor pool overlooking park

The Empire's rooftop lounge offers expansive views of the Hudson River and Central Park. The lobby, with its stone floor and metal accents, pays tribute to the architecture of 1960s-era Lincoln Center.

Tropical rain shower

Guestrooms feature tropical rain showers with teak floors. Additional amenities include MP3 docking stations and large flat-panel TVs. A 24-hour business center is also available.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This New York hotel offers a superb location within a block of Central Park and Lincoln Center. The American Museum of Natural History is less than a mile north, and the Theater District is about a half-mile south. The Empire Hotel's seasonal rooftop plunge outdoor pool, with floor-to-ceiling windows and retractable roof, features expansive views of Central Park, Lincoln Center, and the Hudson River. Concierge service and a 24-hour business center are additional features of this hotel.

  • 24-hour business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of floors - 11
  • One meeting room
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Total number of rooms - 426
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Outdoor pool

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 12.95 USD per night )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Climate control
  • Free newspaper
  • Free toiletries
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Minibar
  • Pay movies
  • Phone
  • Premium bedding
  • Premium TV channels
  • Private bathroom
  • Room service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Shower only
  • Turndown service
  • WiFi (surcharge)
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Where to Eat

Ed's Chowder House - The restaurant offers traditional East Coast seafood fare.

Rooftop Lounge - Cocktails.

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Nearby Things to Do

This Upper West Side, New York hotel features a seasonal rooftop pool with views of the Hudson River, Lincoln Center, and Central Park.

One block east, Central Park encompasses 843 acres of meadows, woods, cliffs, ravines, gardens, paths, and lakes. Popular walking and running routes include Central Park Drive (closed to traffic during scheduled hours) and the path around the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. The Loeb Boathouse, on a picturesque lake, rents rowboats and bicycles. The Wollman Rink offers ice-skating in the winter, the Victorian Gardens Amusement Park during the warmer months, and splendid views of the park and city year-round.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 12 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

Pets allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 40

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

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Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 21 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 60 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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