New York City Hotels

JW Marriott Essex House

  • 160 Central Park S Map It
  • Midtown West

Pros

  • Great service
  • Amazing views
  • Impressive restaurant

Cons

  • Overly complex room gadgetry
  • Expensive bar

Published 06/26/2015

Fodor's Review

With Central Park views and an Art Deco masterpiece of a lobby, the JW Marriott Essex House is a comfortable Midtown hotel full of character. The property's stately design is at its best in the elegant lobby, with inlaid marble floors and bas-relief elevator doors. Sizable rooms are alsoDeco-inspired, with plush, modern furniture and marble bathrooms. Afternoon tea in the lobby lounge is a leisurely affair, a ritual that alludes to the rich history of this hotel, which first opened its doors in 1931. Amenities, however, are completely contemporary, with a well-equipped fitness center and spa with saunas and steam rooms. The South Gate restaurant draws a European crowd with its design-conscious, comfortable interior, and extensive wine list.

Hotel Information

Address:

160 Central Park S, between 6th and 7th aves., New York, New York, 10019, USA

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Phone:

212-247–0300; 800-937–8461

Website: www.marriott.com

Hotel Details:

  • 509 rooms, 117 suites
  • Rate includes: No meals

Published 06/26/2015

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