Check-In/Check-Out: 3 PM/Noon Rates: From $330 to $2100 per night.
Location. The Jumeirah Essex House on Central Park is located in New York City, N.Y., between Central Park and Broadway. The Central Park Zoo is less than six blocks from the hotel. The Museum of Modern Art and Rockefeller Center are within nine blocks. Times Square is less than one mile from this Midtown Manhattan hotel. Hotel Features. Upon check in at the Jumeirah Essex House on Central Park, guests are offered warm towels placed in a gold basket. The lobby is scented with fresh flowers and features marble floors with vibrantly colored rugs, contemporary furnishings, stately pillars and Art Deco flourishes. South Gate restaurant features the culinary artistry of celebrated chef Kerry Hefferman. The restaurant serves seasonally inspired American cuisine and offers more than 1,200 wines. The Art Deco style Lobby Lounge serves a selection of sandwiches and appetizers. The hotel offers 11,000 square feet of meeting and event space, some featuring chandeliers and pastoral murals. Recreation includes a fitness center outfitted with cardiovascular and weight training machines. Personal trainers offer exercise instruction. The spa offers massage treatments, steam baths and saunas.
Guestrooms.The Jumeirah Essex House on Central Park offers 509 Art Deco style guestrooms decorated with custom designed alligator print leather accents and honey toned wood veneers. Cabinetry features leather bound handles. Beds include pillowtop mattresses, down comforters and down pillows. Accommodations feature rich, red leather framed mirrors and white leather ottomans with hammered nail studs. Window blinds are patterned in a leaf motif evocative of Central Park. Tech savvy enhancements include flat panel televisions, and high speed wired and wireless Internet access, for a fee.
Expert Tip. The hotel, in association with Central Park, offers Central Park walking tours that include audio podcasts, maps and interactive guides. The tours target some of the park's most photogenic and historic sites.