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The Franklin

8.6 km from New York City centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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164 E 87th St, Off Lexington Avenue, New York City, NY 10128-2206
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    All reviews upper east side wine and cheese museum mile rooms are small central park cappuccino machine metropolitan museum of art continental breakfast yogurt petite room window unit boutique hotel around the corner every evening whole foods short stay madison avenue comfortable bed wine hour ues
    Reviewed 31 July 2014

    Location, location, location! We were in the city exclusively for the Museum Mile, and we didn't have to use a bus or cab at all during our stay. From reading previous reviews, we knew that a King room was an absolute must. Ours was a...More

    Helpful?1
    Response from Lisa G, General Manager at The Franklin

    Dear Texas_Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your recent stay. I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and our rooms were to your liking! We pride ourselves in making every guest stay as memorable as possible. We...More

    Reviewed 29 July 2014

    Small, friendly little hotel in the Upper East Side. Not too far from Central Park and near a lot of nice little restaurants. The rooms are small, but nice. The fixtures are minimal but functional. The staff is very friendly, nice and helpful. Hot water...More

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    Response from Lisa G, General Manager at The Franklin

    Dear Blaksberg_vahokie Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay at The Franklin. I’m glad you found our rooms were cleaned to your satisfaction and our amenities were up to your standards. We value your comments and we will take your...More

    Reviewed 24 July 2014

    What did I like? I liked the location. The staff were helpful when I needed help. The doorman opened the elevator door for me when he was present. The breakfast saved me some money. The maids cleaned the room well. The room had two nice...More

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    Response from Lisa G, General Manager at The Franklin

    Dear DelphineD, Thank you for taking the time to share your most recent experience with us. We were truly delighted that you enjoyed our rooms and front desk team. We appreciate that you chose to stay with us. I’m very pleased that you loved the...More

    Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

    This stay was satisfactory and the location (near the Met, near mass transit) was perfect. In choosing to stay on the Upper East Side on a relative budget, I knew we would be making some sacrifices (like room size). The room is on the smaller...More

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    Response from Lisa G, General Manager at The Franklin

    Dear Tenwaymom, Thank you for taking the time to share your most recent experience with us. I'm happy to hear our location was convenient for you and that you found our rooms clean and comfortable. Please let us know next time you're in New York...More

    Reviewed 20 July 2014

    I booked this hotel using the PriceLine 'Express Deals' and ended up with a 'Queen Petit' room for a good price. We wanted the Upper Eastside as it's more of a residential area (so quieter) and closer to Central Park. We had already stayed Mid...More

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    Response from Lisa G, General Manager at The Franklin

    Dear Andy T, Thank you for your candid and thorough review of The Franklin Hotel. On behalf of my team I would like to thank you for staying. I will be sure to share your positive notes with my team as they will be excited...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    Nearby
    Upper East Side
    Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods
    that have easy access to Central Park with
    world-famous cultural institutions, the
    Upper East Side is one of the most livable
    places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
    Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which
    houses many of the nation's most famous
    attractions in a single stretch, like The
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Sharon S
    What is the best parking option ..... we will have a car. Do you have any idea how much parking costs per day?
    17 February 2017|
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    Response from Sallad13 | Reviewed this property |
    There is a parking garage almost directly across the street. Don't remember the name. I would call the hotel and ask. As I remember, the cost was reasonable for NYC.
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    writer7018
    Is it easy to get to the subway? Is it to get to JFK?
    8 January 2017|
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    Response from billetdoux_pp | Reviewed this property |
    There is a subway on 86th street and 3rd avenue. Just one block from the hotel. I usually take a cab to JFK. In New York, it is flat rate from Manhattan to airports. Last time, I requested a car at the reception desk of the... More
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    Richard L
    What's the story with construction nearby?
    12 October 2016|
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    Response from CrispyG | Reviewed this property |
    When I was there, it was just the basement work.
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    "Ask to see the room first..."
    Tomfec, 3 days agoRead review
    "room number ending in 7 has schoolyard view"
    lloydmichaels, 29 days agoRead review
    "Groupon gave us great rate for this hotel."
    Barbara S, 2 months agoRead review
    "8th floor great view and CLEAN....."
    NewDawn1111, 2 months agoRead review
    "Confirm room HVAC comfort."
    FootPrince, 3 months agoRead review
    "Small but perfect, great uptown location near museums."
    susanwU7396VU, 3 months agoRead review
    "Rooms have limited storage for clothes. Also the Minibar that offers bottles of wine should state what is..."
    316wadep, 6 months agoRead review
    "check your FLOOR before booking if Wifi is important to you."
    482jakee, 8 months agoRead review
    "Don't expect wifi to work"
    Lloyd M, 8 months agoRead review
    "Avoid this Hotel"
    putrificato, 8 months agoRead review
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