The Best Hotels in the Upper East Side

Where to stay in the Upper East Side

Are you looking for a nice hotel in the Upper East Side for your next visit to New York? But which one is the most beautiful hotel to stay in? My advice: check out our list of the best hotels in the Upper East Side! Over the years, we have tried and tested countless hotels in New York City. So just check out our list to see where you should stay in the Upper East Side. I am sure you’ll find what you’re searching for! 

These are the best hotels in the Upper East Side

In our best list you can quickly and easily compare the most beautiful hotels in the Upper East Side, New York. You can also see at a glance if it’s a boutique hotel or design hotel – if you want to see more information and current prices, just click on the button “to the website”. Further down, you will find the most beautiful accommodations in the Upper East Side on a map.

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    Courtyard New York Manhattan/Upper East Side

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    3 stars | This hotel is located north of New York’s Upper East Side, about a 15-minute walk from the Guggenheim Museum and Central Park. The rooms are basic but comfortable and with a little luck, you can enjoy great views over the East River.

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    Four Seasons Hotel Upper East Side

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    5 stars | This hotel has five-star accommodations at its finest, and it boasts some of the most spacious suites that you’ll find in Manhattan. Located on the Upper East Side, this hotel offers views of not only the city but also park views as well!

    And the amenities present at this hotel are some of the best around. They have an on-site spa complete with a hair salon, nail salon, a sauna, and even a small boutique. They also have a gym with high quality equipment.

    As far as the rooms themselves, each comes with a view of either the city or Central Park. And they’re decorated in a beautiful modern style.

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    Loews Regency New York Hotel

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    4 Stars | The Loews Regency Hotel is just two blocks from Central Park and 5th Avenue, and within walking distance of Rockefeller Center

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    Lowell Hotel

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    5 Stars | Even among the luxury hotels in Central Park the Lowell Hotel manages to stand out. It is located in a time-honoured building (from 1927) and exudes this charm. Grand yet understated luxury probably describes it best!

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    The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel

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    5 stars | The Carlyle Hotel is a beautiful hotel on the Upper East Side of New York. It was built in 1930 in the Art Deco style and has its very own charm. Not without reason, the luxury hotel is often the first choice when the presidents of the United States or members of the royal families from Europe are in New York City. From many rooms and suites you have a sensational view over Central Park and with the Bemelmans Bar one of the most beautiful bars of New York directly in the hotel. 

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    The Mark Hotel New York

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    5 Stars | The Mark is one of the most prestigious hotels on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, offering fantastic views of Central Park. The interiors of the building, built in 1927 in the Renaissance Revival style, were redesigned in 2009 by French designer Jacques Grange. As a result, the luxury hotel today combines classic comfort with avant-garde design.

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    The Pierre, A Taj Hotel

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    5 Stars | Just steps from the designer boutiques of 5th and Madison Avenues, The Pierre, A Taj Hotel has been a staple ever since 1930. I mean, just look at the building, it’s stunning. And the location, bordering Central Park, couldn’t possibly better. Designed by Schultze & Weaver, the hotel is known for its refined décor, renowned cuisine and unique events. It is not without reason that The Pierre, A Taj is also the setting for numerous films and TV-shows. 

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    The Sherry Netherland

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    5 stars | The Sherry Netherland is located directly on Fifth Avenue, between Manhattan’s Upper East Side and Midtown, across from Grand Army Plaza and the main entrance to New York’s Central Park. The hotel is minutes from attractions like Rockefeller Center and the Museum of Modern Art, and the city’s best shopping is practically at your doorstep.

    This timeless, classic luxury hotel offers beautiful rooms with high ceilings and marble bathrooms. The luxury here is felt from the moment you arrive: all guests receive a bouquet of flowers and Belgian chocolates upon arrival, and service is personal and very professional. Sherry’s Harry Cipriani restaurant was inspired by the famous Harry’s Bar in Venice and is a regular meeting place for the city’s VIPs.

Things to do in the Upper East Side

The location of this area could hardly be better. Close to your hotel you will find Central Park, the Museums Mile with the Frick Collection, the Guggenheim Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art as well as the Roosevelt Island Tramway (one of my insider tips).

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The Upper East Side is bordered by Midtown Manhattan (in the south) and Harlem in the north.

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