JW Marriott Essex House New York

Midtown Luxury Hotel
JW Marriott Essex House New York #304 of 509 hotels in New York City #304 of 509 hotels in New York City
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160 Central Park S New York, NY 10019

Why we like it

  • Incredible views of Central Park, though you do need to pay extra for them
  • Wonderful Art Deco touches are both historical and stylish
  • Recent renovations bring the rooms up to a modern standard but keep the reminiscent look and feel
  • The new Digital Internet TV system is great for streaming content conveniently
  • Staff is responsive and accommodating

What you need to know

  • There is an executive lounge at the property, but it isn't anything to write home about
  • Make sure to get a view upgrade, or you will be looking at a brick wall
  • This hotel was originally finished in 1931 and is a beautiful historic building
  • WiFi comes with a surcharge
  • Room service is available 24/7

Popular NYC Features

Walk to Times Square Walk to Central Park Free Breakfast On-site Restaurant On-site Bar Free WiFi Rooftop Bar Smoke Free


Directly facing Central Park, this is a perfect location for a beautiful hotel. Columbus Circle is just down the road to the west. The Museum of Modern Design and the MoMA are both a short subway ride away. There are also a number of entertainment venues in the vicinity as well, including Carnegie Hall. The 57 St subway station is your closest connection to the mass transit system.

Property Amenities

Property services

  • Pets allowed
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Television in common areas
  • ATM/banking
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference space
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Tours/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Conference center
  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Wedding services
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop or cafe


  • Steam room
  • Spa services on site
  • Sauna
  • Shopping on site
  • 24-hour fitness facilities

Shuttles and transportation

  • Limo or Town Car service available


  • Valet parking (surcharge)

In-Room Amenities


  • Turndown service
  • Free newspaper
  • Daily housekeeping


  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Private bathroom
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Slippers
  • Shower only
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Media and electronics

  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Cable TV service
  • iPod docking station
  • Pay movies
  • Phone
  • Premium TV channels
  • Digital TV service


  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Designer toiletries

Bedding and linens

  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Down comforter
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Minibar


JW Marriott Essex House New York

2,282 Reviews #304 of 509 hotels in New York City

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Recent Reviews

johnnyss511 wrote a review on November 17, 2020
Trip Type:

Knockoff luxury - covid nightmare

I will start this off by stating that I regularly travel to New York and stay at the Ritz Carlton Central Park. Due to COVID-19 that property is closed (boarded up actually I saw - shame). I decided...
ccc362 wrote a review on November 02, 2020 Stamford, Connecticut
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Overall, OK stay but could use more update to stay competitive.

Pretty good hotel if you have the right opportunity/occasion to stay. Pro: beautiful hotel. feel of lux NYC apt, location is excellent for central park stroll, times sq (if you are into that...
Sahar_7263 wrote a review on October 30, 2020 Huntington Beach, California
Trip Type: Business

Very Good

Pros Great Location Great and comfy bed Quiet hotel Bathroom is really nice Best lounges Room is clean and nice Cons Price is expensive Parking is also expensive Overall I am definitely going to...


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