a very contemporary feel. Modern artwork adds a
punch of color against the crisp white walls while
furniture finishes are kept to a simple, clean palette
of dark oak, white lacquer, polished chrome and
bronze. The suites call to mind the classic allure of
a New York penthouse, though with distinctively
modern riffs to the lush tufted upholstery and
animal-print pillows that were a staple of fine art
deco – era homes. Bathrooms, too, have all been
freshly updated with glossy black vanities and
Discerning guests who enjoy a gracious
mingling of past and present will appreciate every
detail of their surroundings at the JW Marriott
Essex House and every moment of their stay.
A majestic presence on Central Park South since 1931, the iconic
JW MARRIOTT ESSEX HOUSE NEW YORK has drawn
guests into its luxurious confines for many reasons, with its stellar
room views high on the list. Following a $38 million renovation of
the hotel’s guest rooms, suites and corridors this past fall, guests
will now undoubtedly marvel at what’s inside, as well.
While still paying homage to its art deco heritage, the hotel has
transformed these spaces with a new and modern aesthetic. The
guest rooms exude subtle elegance with silver leaf wall coverings,
crystal lamps and chandeliers that give a nod to the past yet evoke
JW Marriott Essex House
A Closer Look
From opposite coasts, two JW hotels reimagine their guest rooms.
And to the north, Vancouver is home to Canada’s first Spa by JW®.