Check-In/Check-Out: 3 PM/Noon Rates: From $249 to $479 per night.
Location. The Empire Hotel occupies a privileged location between Lincoln Center and Central Park in New York City, N.Y. This property stands on West 63rd Street directly across the street from Dante Park. The Time Warner Center and the Shops of Columbus Circle stand one block from the hotel.
Hotel Features. The Empire Hotel's lobby features sepia tones, Italian stone floors, custom sculpted metal chandeliers, theater style draperies, contrasting textures and subtle animal print fabrics. The Rooftop Lounge and the Lobby Bar serve international beers, wines and cocktails during evening hours. Center Cut Steakhouse is open for breakfast and dinner daily. Indoor and outdoor function space reveals mid century contemporary design. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. A business center houses two computer stations. Jeunesse "Spas for Life" offers natural treatments, wellness therapies and full salon services. An outdoor, rooftop plunge pool provides rental cabanas. Personal trainers may be requested for exercise instruction, while fitness staff lead Pilates classes. The complimentary fitness center is open 24 hours.
Guestrooms. This 12 story hotel offers 420 guestrooms that pay tribute to Central Park by displaying rich earth tone palettes. Natural color schemes are accented with leather furnishings. Room décor is inspired by the Lincoln Center's modernistic design. Accommodations feature flat panel televisions. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Beds are draped beneath 300 thread count Frette linens and down comforters. Bathrooms feature oversize towels, bathrobes and designer toiletries. Showers boast teak floors and rainfall showerheads.
Expert Tip. The Empire Hotel is bordered by open expanses of green parkland. As such, this property affords some of city's finest views of Upper Manhattan, the Hudson River and Central Park.