Empire Hotel New York City - Rooftop Bar

The Empire Rooftop

Stylish Celebrations overlooking the Manhattan Skyline

Lincoln Center views from The Empire Hotel Rooftop
Empire Hotel Rooftop Lounge at Nightfall
Empire Hotel Rooftop Lounge Terraces
Full Service Bar at Empire Hotel Rooftop New York City
Empire Hotel New York City - Rooftop Space
Lounge Area inside The Empire Rooftop New York City

An iconic celebration destination in its own right, the Empire Rooftop features magnificent panoramic New York City views, directly overlooking Lincoln Center, Columbus Circle and Central Park. With significant outdoor and indoor space, The Empire Rooftop is the ultimate setting for your next event or celebration, accommodating parties of up to 250 guests.


The Empire Rooftop offers a luxurious 8000 square feet of interior and exterior space. Complete with East and West Terraces, our Rooftop Space offers two full bars, indoor and outdoor seating options, a fireplace, HDTVs, and a retractable roof on the West Terrace. 


Should you wish to host a celebration, party, or rent our space for a film or photo shoot, our Sales + Events teams are available to assist as you plan your Empire Event



Premium WiFi
Skyline City Views
2 Full Bars
Outdoor Terrace

Capacity Chart

Corporate Events

Celebrations & Weddings


The Empire Rooftop 200 250 -
  • Corporate Events
  • Celebrations & Weddings
  • Meetings/Classroom
Explore New York from the Empire Hotel

Classic Elegance Meets Modern Luxury

Experience the vibrant energy of New York City at the Empire Hotel. Located across from Lincoln Center and steps from Central Park and Columbus Circle, the historic elegance of the Empire Hotel is your gateway to a classic New York City adventure. Head to the top floor and enjoy the Empire Rooftop Bar & Lounge, unveiling panoramic skyline views of NYC, alongside a tempting plunge pool and private cabanas. Our iconic red 'Hotel Empire' neon sign, a city landmark, shines bright, echoing the stylish allure of our historic art deco lobby and 427 rooms and suites, inviting you to a chic retreat amidst the city's relentless beat.