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Rooftop Bar with views of the Empire State Building

This bar is located on the 17th floor were the Courtyard Marriott is located. The bar is not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CosmosMomLA
Delicious cocktails with a great view!

I booked a table for drinks on a Friday early evening. The table they initially placed us was not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

LOVED this place! What a great little find with a quirky indoor bar and lovely terrace looking straight at the Empire State Building. We went here for a post dinner drink on a Sunday evening and it was lovely and quiet with easy listening background...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bar is located on the 17th floor were the Courtyard Marriott is located. The bar is not affiliated with the Courtyard and there is a separate elevator and doorman. Since we were staying at the Courtyard we went twice to this bar. We were...More

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Management M, Guest Relations Manager at Monarch Rooftop Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you so much for the review! We are so glad that you came to visit us twice while staying at the Courtyard Marriott and that you got to experience our outdoor terrace as well as the inside lounge. Please email me at office@addisongroupnyc.com...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a table for drinks on a Friday early evening. The table they initially placed us was not to my liking, too close to the entrance and almost no view. We waited at the bar until another table was free. We ended up staying...More

Thank yara_globetrotter
Management M, Guest Relations Manager at Monarch Rooftop Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Yara, Thank you for the thoughtful review! I apologize that your initial table was not to your liking but I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the bar! Our mixologists are so creative so they will appreciate that feedback. I am so glad...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing rooftop. Great view of the Empire State Building. Food was good (particularly their boneless teriyaki wings). Very expensive drinks though.More

Thank 410person
Management M, Guest Relations Manager at Monarch Rooftop Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi , Thank you so much for the thoughtful review! The boneless teriyaki wings are definitely one of my favorite menu items as well! Please email me at office@addisongroupnyc.com the next time you would like to join us and I will be happy to personally...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely bar overlooking the empire state, waitress was lovely and couldnt do enough for us. Drinks overpriced and the doorman did not want to let us in!! We had been walking around New York all day and I don't think we quite fit in with...More

Thank gemma9239
Management M, Guest Relations Manager at Monarch Rooftop Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Gemma, Thank you so much for the review! We appreciate all of the feedback. I apologize you had that experience with our door. Upon booking we make an effort to inform all of our guests about the dress code which excludes athletic wear, tennis...More

Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Even though we had a reservation there was no table for us. The only place offered was a little table outside IN THE RAIN!! Absolutely helpless hostess and the manager wouldn‘t show up after we asked for him/her. Never again and if you want to...More

Thank ottowilly
Management M, Guest Relations Manager at Monarch Rooftop Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Ottowilly, Thank you for the feedback! If you don't mind emailing me at office@addisongroupnyc.com I would like to get some additional details about your reservation. In case of rain we do our best to accommodate all our reservations inside but sometimes that is not...More

Reviewed September 8, 2018

Amazing views of the Manhattan skyline. Love going there, no chance for a spot at night, go early eve and stay... loved all the aspectsMore

Thank RockToronto
Management M, Guest Relations Manager at Monarch Rooftop Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi RockToronto, Thank you so much for the for the feedback! We are so happy that you enjoyed the views and the service! Please email me anytime you would like to come back at office@addisongroupnyc.com and I will be happy to personally setup your reservation....More

Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

I met up couple of Americans who suggested we go to this bar. We arrived late afternoon and the view did not disappoint. It looks straight over the Empire State Building so we were able to catch pictures in daylight, then dusk then in all...More

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Management M, Guest Relations Manager at Monarch Rooftop Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Adrian, Thank you so much for your feedback! We think the view is pretty spectacular as well and we hope that you will come back and visit us soon. Please feel free to email me directly at office@addisongroupnyc.com and I will be happy to...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

In the city with the most tall buildings, why not enjoy a rooftop evening!?! Main tip - get a reservation because there was a line to the exclusive elevator that takes you to the 18th floor, with reservation you go to front of line; and...More

Thank Joe S
Management M, Guest Relations Manager at Monarch Rooftop Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review! We are so pleased you enjoyed the food, drinks, and amazing view of the Empire State Building. Please contact me directly to set up your next reservation and I’ll set you up with a round of complimentary champagne....More

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Came here at 630 on a Tuesday night and had to wait about 40 minutes to grab a bar table. It was pretty packed. When I walked in from the street I was surprised this was in a Marriott but once I got upstairs it...More

Thank joey830
Management M, Guest Relations Manager at Monarch Rooftop Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2018

Thank you for your feedback, we are pleased you enjoyed the view. I would recommend that you make a reservation during your next visit as we tend to get busy during happy hour. We would like to invite you back to Monarch Rooftop and start...More

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paula h
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Response from Management M | Property representative |
Hi Paula, Unfortunately Monarch Rooftop is a 21 & over venue. At time we host kid friendly events such as our upcoming Pumpkin carving event. We hope this is helpful and you're able to visit soon.
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