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The Franklin

  • 164 E. 87th St. Map It
  • Upper East Side
  • Local Flavor

Pros

  • Neighborhood-y location
  • Free Wi-Fi and generous breakfast
  • Pet-friendly

Cons

  • Far from many tourist sights except Museum Mile
  • Small rooms

Updated 02/20/2014

Fodor's Review

The best luxury boutique hotel north of 57th Street, the Franklin, in a nine-story town house, is a gem nestled in a decidedly residential neighborhood. Though quite small, rooms are well appointed with name-brand knickknacks, including Bulgari toiletries, iHome stations, free Wi-Fi, and Frette linens. The lobby feels comfortable and lived-in, with newspapers laid out on comfortable couches and a free 24-hour cappuccino machine behind it. The generous complimentary breakfast

uses a local bakery for all goods, and the hotel hosts a wine-and-cheese reception on weekday evenings. You can meet (sweaty) locals using a comp pass to the nearby New York Sports Club.

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Hotel Information

Address:

164 E. 87th St., between Lexington and 3rd Aves., New York, New York, 10128, United States

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Phone:

212-369–1000; 800-607–4009

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 50 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 02/20/2014

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