Experience NYC from our hotel near Central Park


Ideally located on Central Park South, guests are within walking distance of iconic Manhattan attractions such as Columbus Circle, Billionaire’s Row, 5th Avenue Shopping, Museum Mile, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, Theater Row. Our expert concierge team is ready to suggest itineraries to delight first-time visitors and seasoned travelers alike, from tickets to the most popular Broadway shows, to exclusive diner reservations and cultural events. Enhance your stay with one of our packages, featuring elevated picnics in the park, expertly guided Central Park tours, family fun and more.

Choose from a variety of rooms and suites that offer a stunning view of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade festivities, including connecting guest rooms for larger families and groups who want to watch the floats pass right before their eyes.

Premium Parade-View Rooms & Suites | Floors 3 to 8

Premium 2-Bedroom Parade-View Suite | Two-bedroom suite with two king beds, 2.5 bathrooms, and a separate living room. These suites feature living room views of the parade.

Premium Parade-View King Guest Room | King bedroom with premium parade views.

For more information on these packages and availability for 2024 & 2025, please email EssexThanksgiving@Marriott.com.

Holidays in NYC

Christmas Spectacular Package at JW Marriott Essex House

The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes® - an iconic New York holiday tradition at Radio City Music Hall®. The Christmas Spectacular is the perfect way to get into the spirit of the season. You’ll be transported to a winter wonderland where the magic of Christmas comes to life before your very eyes.

Ornaments on 6th Ave and Radio City in the Backgro

Weekly Running Tour in Central Park

Learn about the history, culture and architecture of Central Park as the guides from City Running Tours lead Essex House guests and residents through an invigorating run. Guides tailor the outing for the experience and preference of the group, perfect for experts and beginners alike. Complimentary for hotel guests.

Local Area - Central Park

Fun for the Whole Family

Make the most of your time together, with activities curated for even our littlest guests. From connecting rooms with games and toys to an exclusive American Girl® store experience, there are so many ways to enjoy your time in NYC with the family.

In-room family-fun games and toys

Spring Experiences

Perfect Picnic in Central Park

Steps from the Essex House, Central Park is the perfect place for a custom picnic experience! As part of our partnership with Perfect Picnic NYC, our guests have access to exclusive pricing for the ultimate gourmet picnic experience – leave the set up and clean up to us while you enjoy al fresco dining a whole new way.

Picnic in Central Park, New York
On-Site Outlets
Fitness Center - Entrance


Perfect pampering begins at PRIMP Spa, our signature wellness and beauty destination in Midtown Manhattan. At our hotel in NYC near Central Park South, travel-weary guests find an array of spa treatments such as massages, body scrubs and facials.

Recreation & Fitness

Fitness Center