New York’s Upper East side is one of Manhattan’s most glamorous neighborhoods. Surrounded by Central Park and the East River and ranging from 60th to 96th streets, you’ll feel like you’ve truly arrived in New York City the moment you step outside of your taxi.
The Upper East Side is home to many of the stereotypical hoity-toity types that people tend to associate it with. Up here, Manhattan’s elite cruise New York’s best museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim, the Whitney and more. Up here you can also check out Central Park’s many splendors and galavant at the city’s finest boutiques like Scoop, Bloomingdales and Hermes.
With many famous restaurants, the Upper East Side is a great way to visit New York in style. It even hosts a few happening bars like ABV and Brandy’s Piano bar if you’re looking for a late-night hot spot that won’t cost you a $20 cab fare from your hotel.
Check out our favorite Upper East Side Hotels:
The Lowell: Located on the chic, Madison Avenue, this boutique hotel spoils guests rotten with fabulous service and attention to detail. Bonus: Most suites have full kitchens and wood-burning fireplaces.
The Mark: If you’re looking for a modern Five Star hotel, look no further. The Mark combines progressive design with classic charm and an unparalleled level of personal service. The integration of technology into the Mark’s experience is great. Also, not to be missed is the hotel’s happening bar scene, which attracts celebrities and socialites alike.
The Carlyle: This Rosewood hotel is a New York City landmark that epitomizes true elegance and class. The Carlyle has housed every imaginable celeb from high-society socialites to world political leaders. Staffers here are discreet and the hotel also hosts The Carlyle Restaurant, a world-class dining experience.
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