The Best Hotels in the Upper West Side

Where to stay in Upper West Side

Are you looking for a nice hotel in Upper West 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 Upper West 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 this area. I am sure you’ll come across the right hotel for you! 

These are the best hotels in Upper West Side

In our best list you can quickly and easily compare the most beautiful hotels in Upper West 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 Upper West Side on a map.

Staying in the Upper West Side in New York City is something truly special: it is bordered by the Hudson River and Central Park. The neighborhood has many beautiful streets to offer – and if you stay in the Upper West Side, the chances of running into a celebrity are high. Actors, artists and other famous people are quite drawn to this area.

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    AKA Central Park

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    4 stars | AKA Central Park, 160 meters from Central Park and 1.4 km from Grand Central, offers studio and penthouse suites with living areas, fully-equipped kitchens, marble bathrooms, and flat-screen TVs. Amenities include a lounge, meeting space, and free WiFi.

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    Hotel Beacon

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    4 Stars | Located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, the Hotel Beacon is arguably one of the best family friendly hotels in NYC. The hotel offers rooms and suites with kitchenettes and living room seating areas, making it easy to save money on meals and have plenty of space to relax.

    Each room and suite features free cable on flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, and Wi-Fi access. The kitchenettes come equipped with a microwave, refrigerator, and coffeemaker, and suites also have a living room with a sofa bed.

    The hotel’s quiet and comfortable lobby offers space for visiting, reading, and relaxing, while the business center is perfect for guests who need to stay connected. The hotel also provides convenience services such as laundry and luggage storage.

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    Hotel Newton

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    3 Stars | This cozy hotel can score with its central location. It’s only a few minutes’ walk to Central Park. Each room has a microwave and a fridge. Which makes it great for when you want to eat cheap sometimes to watch your budget. 

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    Mandarin Oriental Central Park

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    5 stars | The hotel with which is probably the best view over Central Park and Columbus Circle is the Mandarin Oriental. This luxurious hotel is a wonderful mix of Asian-inspired and classic design. The rooms are incredibly beautifully decorated and offer a panoramic view over Central Park. You’re spoiled for choice – either take the rooms facing Central Park or those with views that range the George Washington Bridge to the Statue of Liberty – but all have in common that the views through the floor-to-ceiling windows are spectacular.

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    The Wallace Hotel

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    4 Stars | The Wallace Hotel is one of the top-rated affordable hotels New York City thanks to its prime location, welcoming staff, and luxurious decor. Each room is equipped with an impressive flat screen TV, with in-house amenities including a fitness center, concierge service, and luggage storage. The outside of the building transports you back in time, with an “old New York” feel that is seamlessly carried throughout the interior. Wall to wall windows within the guest rooms make the space feel light and airy, with luxurious details thoughtfully placed throughout. Destinations located within walking distance include: Strawberry Fields (13- min), the Lincoln Center (14-min) and Central Park (1.2 miles). Laguardia Airport (8.1 miles) is also in close proximity.


    • Free wifi
    • Disabled guest-friendly
    • Daily housekeeping
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Elevator
    • Heating
    • Bar
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    Trump International Hotel & Tower

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    5 Stars | The view from the rooms of the Trump International Hotel with floor-to-ceiling windows is truly magnificent. Here you can look out over Manhattan and Central Park from your bed and in the evening enjoy the city lights from high above. Two excellent restaurants are part of the hotel, as is a huge 6,000 square meters spa area.

    If you want to combine luxury with a perfect view over Central Park, the Trump International is the place for you. The Trump International Hotel & Tower is located at the southern end of Central Park. Columbus Circle and the Lincoln Center are in the immediate vicinity.

Things to do in Upper West Side

Sights nearby include Central Park, the American Museum of National History, Columbus Circle and Lincoln Center.

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Hotels close to Upper West Side

The Upper West Side is bordered by iconic areas such as Hell’s Kitchen (to the south) and Harlem to the north, while Midtown Manhattan begins to the south. I have found the perfect hotels for these areas:

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