Explore The Empire Hotel

A Classic New York City Experience on the Upper West Side of Manhattan

Nestled at the gateway to the Upper West Side, The Empire Hotel mirrors the elegance and modernity of its iconic neighbors, Central Park and Lincoln Center.  Step through our Art Deco façade and immerse yourself in the bold and glamorous interiors reminiscent of a 1960s retro NYC lounge. Our friendly and professional Empire Hotel Team is dedicated to offering personalized hospitality, making you feel truly at home. 

Whether you’re visiting for business or leisure, we provide more than just a place to stay—we deliver an authentic Manhattan experience. You will find more than just great hotel deals here. Locatedin the heart of Midtown Manhattan, steps away from major subway stations, and across the street from World's Stage of Performing Arts, the renowned Lincoln Center (home of The Metropolitan Opera, Lincoln Center Theater, New York City Ballet, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Film at Lincoln Center) the Empire Hotel is your key to exploring New York City. 

As a retreat from the New York City bustle and energy, our hotel immerses you in relaxing ambiance and luxurious comfort after a day of travel, meetings or city exploration. Each guestroom is an inviting, sophisticated space featuring Art Deco inspired décor, geometric patterns, deluxe bedding, and premium bathroom amenities. For extra comfort, our spacious suites offer an even more luxurious stay.

Elevate your evenings with alfresco cocktails at our 12th-floor rooftop bar, open year-round. The Empire Rooftop Bar & Lounge offers stunning views of the New York City skyline. Snap a selfie with our iconic neon "Hotel Empire" sign, or relax poolside at the only outdoor rooftop pool in the Upper West Side during the summer season. Don’t miss our private rooftop cabanas and delicious daily happy hour specials.

Experience the perfect blend of big city energy and warm hospitality at The Empire Hotel, ensuring an unforgettable New York City stay.

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Swim and Sip Pool Package at the Empire Hotel New York

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Sun + Rooftop Drinks

Soak up summer sunshine poolside, with two drinks on the Empire Rooftop included in your stay.

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Stylish NYC Suites at the Empire Hotel
Stylish NYC Suites at the Empire Hotel

Appointed Accommodations

in our 4-Star Hotel in New York

Retro chic and sophisticated, yet warm and inviting, our beautifully appointed art deco Rooms and Suites are the perfect unique urban retreat in New York City.

Rooftop Bar and Lounge at Night at the Empire Hotel

The Empire Rooftop Bar

Craft Cocktails + New York City Views

Sip delicious drinks, grab a bite, and catch amazing NYC skyline views from the Empire Rooftop Bar + Lounge. Bask in the glow of our iconic neon "Hotel Empire" sign, take in the views from east and west terraces. 

Rooftop Plunge Pool

Summer Sunshine Awaits

Experience the height of relaxation at The Empire Hotel's bi-level Rooftop Pool Deck. Soak up the sun and take a refreshing dip in our rooftop pool while you revel in breathtaking views of the New York City skyline. Whether you're lounging with a cocktail in hand or enjoying the sunshine, our rooftop oasis provides the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city below.

Summer Swimming at the Empire Hotel
Outdoor Dining at Amorino Lincoln Center inside The Empire Hotel

Amorino Gelato Delights

Indulge in the art of authentic Italian gelato at Amorino, conveniently located in The Empire Hotel. Opened in December 2023, this culinary gem brings a slice of Italy to New York City. From classic gelati to unique Italian desserts, every bite is a journey to the heart of Italy. Perfect for a sweet escape any time of the day.

Centrally Located

In the Heart of Midtown Manhattan
Explore New York City

The Empire Hotel stands as a beacon for those eager to explore New York City's rich tapestry of arts, parks, and iconic landmarks. Discover Manhattan from the Empire, your prime launching pad to for all Must-See NYC. Steps away from Central Park, Lincoln Center, and the vibrant energy of Times Square, our central location promises an unforgettable NYC adventure. Explore cultural marvels and the dynamic pulse of the city, all within reach.

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