Get an overview of this hotelHotel in New York's Central Park neighborhood near Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
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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.
- Central location
- Helpful staff
- Clean guestrooms
- Comfy beds
- Guestrooms weren't very spacious
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 front desk
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 426
- Number of floors - 11
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Concierge services
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- One meeting room
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Rooftop terrace
- Luggage storage
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Multilingual staff
- Poolside bar
- 24-hour business center
- Outdoor pool
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Fitness facilities
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.95 per night )
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Valet parking (surcharge)
- Air conditioning
- Private bathroom
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Flat-panel TV
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free newspaper
- Free toiletries
- Daily housekeeping
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Premium TV channels
- Shower only
- Turndown service
- Room service (24 hours)
- Room service (limited hours)
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- WiFi (surcharge)
Where to Eat
Moore Food and Drink at The Empire Hotel - The restaurant offers traditional East Coast seafood fare.
Rooftop Lounge - Cocktails.
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.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
Check-in time ends at midnight
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per day
- Up to 40 lb
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
No rollaway/extra beds available
- 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
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We should mention
Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.