Originally opened as the Sevilla Towers in 1931. JW Marriott Essex House opened in 2013.
Adjacent to Central Park on Park Avenue South in the heart of Manhattan.
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JW Marriott Essex House is located in the heart of New York City, with the Lincoln Centre, Carnegie Hall, Columbus Circle, the Theatre District, and 5th Avenue all within reach.
Size and style
A luxury, five-star hotel with 511 rooms including 117 suites.
JW Marriott is a luxury brand and caters to guests that are passionate about culinary, culture, and well-being.
Yes, spacious rooms perfect for families including one- and two-bedroom family suites and family-connector rooms. Family-friendly breakfast packages are available at Southgate Bar & Restaurant.
Concierge can arrange a car service pick-up.
You need to know this
Located across the street from Central Park, many rooms have unobstructed park views. The Presidential Suite features a full living and dining area, two king bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, a kitchenette, and panoramic views of Central Park.
24 hour reception
Yes, and 24-hour room service.
On-site dining and drinking facilities
Southgate Bar & Restaurant offers a variety of unique flavours in an upscale atmosphere. An American menu focuses on locally sourced ingredients, complemented by a generous selection of beverages. Located in the heart of Manhattan, the Central Park restaurant and bar offers spectacular views, a cosy fireplace, and first-rate chefs. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as a nightcap with light fare available until 1am.
Treatments include: body scrubs and wraps, eye treatments, facials, fitness counselling, foot bath, hair and scalp treatments, in-suite massage, makeup services, manicures and pedicures, massages and massage lessons, men’s services, separate men’s and women’s lounges, steam room, waxing.
Famous permanent residents: Sinclair Lewis, Casey Stengel, OJ Simpson, Billy Martin, Joe Louis, Rudolph Bing, Lily Pons.
Famous short and long-term stays: Bing Crosby, Ann Miller, Martha Raye, Mickey Rooney, Jerry Lewis, Vic Damone, Debbie Reynolds, Eddie Crantor, Jimmy Durante, Jack Benny, Sammy Davis, Jr., Rudy Vallee.
Other famous guests: Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger, Walter Mondale, Mencahin Begin.
Suite living area