This trendy Upper West Side hotel is close to Columbus Circle, Central Park, the Lincoln Center and several subway lines for easy access to the rest of Manhattan. The Empire Hotel features a chic and elegant decor decorated in shades of gold, brown, and animal prints with sleek wood details inspired by the earth tones of nearby Central Park and the modernism of the Lincoln Center.
The Empire Hotel offers 420 rooms and suites with stocked mini-bars, 32-inch flat screen TVs with cable channels and on-demand movies and iPod docking stations with speakers. Beds are made up with luxurious Frette linens and the bathrooms feature premium toiletries and oversized towels. Complimentary wireless internet is available throughout the property. Other services include in-room dining and full concierge services. The hotel features a full-service spa and guests of the hotel receive a discount off the price of services.
Other highlights of the property include the complimentary fitness room and the rooftop pool deck which features a plunge pool, private cabanas for rent with flat screen TVs, iPod docking stations and daybeds. Poolside food and drink service is available. The hotel’s rooftop bar and lounge on the 12th floor offers stunning views of the city and the Lincoln Center through floor-to-ceiling windows. On-site dining is also available at Ed Chowder’s House which features a traditional East Coast seafood menu and a raw bar with a wide selection of oysters. The Empire Hotel also features a hip lobby bar with signature cocktails.