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BestOfNewYork.com has the information you need about the top Upper East Side hotels. From hotels and dining, to museums, shopping, Central Park and popular attractions, we are delighted to offer the best of the Upper East Side for your next visit to New York City.

Affinia Gardens Hotel

On the Upper East Side, the serene Affinia Gardens Hotel is a haven of peace. You might find it difficult to believe you're still in New York because it's so peaceful!


The Affinia Gardens Hotel is a short distance from the hustle and bustle of New York City.

Affinia Gardens is situated on a quiet neighborhood in Manhattan's Upper East Side, where the sound of birds chirping in the garden outside your apartment almost gives the impression that you have left the city entirely (we're not talking New Jersey-far!). 

However, Affinia Gardens is still accessible to a lot of the city's top sights. Four blocks from the hotel's entrance lies Central Park, and just a few more are Fifth Avenue's upscale stores including Bloomingdale's and Bergdorf Goodman.

Enjoy all that New York City has to offer during the day, but come to the Affinia at night or whenever you need a break to unwind and refresh.

It's considerate touches like these that will help you face another day in Manhattan feeling revitalized. 

Select a calming tea from Affinia's custom-made collection in the Serenity Lounge, then select your pillow from the hotel's "Dream Pillow Menu."

Few hotels can boast of having first-floor Private Garden Terrace Suites, where you may unwind on your own own furnished patio that opens into a green area with a wonderful fountain.

This serene refuge is located in a lovely Upper East Side neighborhood.

With a brick patio, cast-iron table and four seats, a fence, and more than 600 square feet of space, each terrace offers a cozy and private outdoor area.

Everything you need to enjoy your personal outdoor area is available on a special menu for terrace visitors, including an S'mores-making kit, tents, and flashlights for families with young children, as well as sunscreen and beach towels.

Marmara Manhattan Hotel

The Marmara Manhattan Hotel can be thought of as y our opulent home away from home.

From studio apartments ideal for a quick weekend visit to NYC to three-bedroom suites with fully furnished kitchens where you may stay as long as you wish, this exquisite Upper East Side hotel offers a variety of lodging options to suit your stay.


In Manhattan's Upper East Side, the Marmara Manhattan Hotel makes it simple to sink into true urban luxury.

Marmara's shuttle picks you up from one of New York's airports and drives you to your brand-new home away from home in one of Manhattan's most upscale areas, which is conveniently close to Museum Mile, Central Park, and Fifth Avenue's world-class shopping. 

If you require tickets for a tour or a Broadway performance, let the friendly, multilingual staff know when you check in and inform the concierge.

After that, take off your shoes and relax in your new residence. From 350-square-foot studios to the 1,450-square-foot Penthouse, The Marmara offers a variety of rooms that offer much more than your standard hotel.

Each apartment has marble floors, the finest linens and amenities, and a fully furnished kitchen with cooking and serving supplies.

Some of the most well-known museums, unique eateries, the city's cultural hubs, opulent shops, and the top hospitals in the nation are all easily accessible by foot from The Marmara.

It is also quick and easy to go to the United Nations, midtown Manhattan, and Wall Street.

With free wireless Internet and cozy workstations in each room, the Marmara makes it easy to switch from work to leisure.

You don't have to stop working out because there is a 24-hour fitness center available (although you could appreciate changing things up by going for a run on one of the many miles of trails in neighboring Central Park).

More than 80 of the 109 suites at the Maramara offer balconies off the living areas with breathtaking views of the East River and the skyline of New York City.

Jacuzzi bathrooms are available in a few of the suites, and the magnificent penthouse has a 1,500-square-foot wraparound patio that takes up the entire top level. The hardest part of the Marmara Manhattan is leaving.

The Surrey Hotel

The Surrey Hotel, which is situa ted where Madison Avenue and New York City's renowned Museum Mile intersect, provides luxurious accommodations amidst its own magnificent collection of unique modern art.

The amenities at this freshly remodeled hotel in Manhattan's Upper East Side are thoughtfully chosen with the most discerning tourist in mind, from the private rooftop garden to the Michelin-starred Café Boulud.


At the Surrey Hotel on Manhattan's Upper East Side, conventional sophistication and contemporary comfort coexist.

This historic hotel, located close to Museum Mile, boasts a mini-worth MoMA's of eye-catching contemporary art by renowned creators like American sculptor Richard Serra.

JFK and Bette Davis both resided at the Surrey, a famous 1926 landmark that underwent a $60 million refurbishment in 2009.

Visitors were astounded by the 31 unique contemporary paintings when it reopened, which included a sizable picture of model Kate Moss by American artist Chuck Close. In the lobby, it is hung.

The luxurious mattresses with custom Sferra linens, hand-painted wardrobes, spacious desks with built-in vanities, and serene sitting areas in the rooms of the Surrey Hotel offer the best in comfort and style. Some salons have soaking tubs, fireplaces, and private balconies.

On the 17th level, there is a private rooftop garden where guests can relax, or they can visit the spa for a soothing treatment.

You wouldn't want to miss a meal prepared by Chef Daniel Boulud, one of the great masters of fusing French cuisine with premium seasonal products from the United States.

For the outstanding cuisine served at the on-site Café Boulud, this renowned chef has received a Michelin star.

Franklin Hotel

In the midst of Manhattan's cultural district, the Franklin Hotel offers traditi onal elegance. In the upscale Upper East side, just a few blocks from Museum Mile, take advantage of the finest amenities in a cozy setting.


Even though New York is known as the "city that never sleeps," if you're looking for a peaceful refuge, go no farther than the Franklin Hotel. You will definitely sleep there.

The Franklin, a peaceful retreat on Manhattan's Upper East Side's tree-lined lane, is the ideal place to unwind after a long day of city exploration.

The Franklin offers its visitors the best in convenience and is only a short stroll from Central Park, the renown "Museum Mile," upscale shopping on Madison Avenue, and more fantastic restaurants than there are meals in a week.

The cozy and fashionable Franklin Hotel, which has also been acclaimed as one of New York City's most romantic lodgings, offers opulently furnished rooms with pillow-top mattresses covered in 100% Egyptian cotton linens as well as Frette bathrobes and Bulgari toiletries.

Each room in this historic hotel celebrates the uniqueness of the building with classic moldings and tasteful lighting.

However, this stylish pre-war home has been modernized with features like flat-screen LCD TVs and iPod-compatible clock-radios, as well as a cool color scheme and unique photography pieces by internationally renowned fashion photographer Deborah Turbeville.

The Franklin, a boutique hotel in one of Manhattan's upscale neighborhoods, is small enough to provide the attention treatment you would expect from a boutique facility with only 50 guest rooms.

Start your day with the free breakfast buffet at the Franklin, which features freshly baked pastries, croissants, juice, fruit, coffee, and imported teas. In the evening, start your evening with the manager's wine and cheese reception.

If you're looking for more hotel options in NYC, check out the list below! These spots offer a great mix of affordability and comfort, perfect for your next trip to the city.

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