Where to stay around Upper East Side?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 590 holiday lettings near Upper East Side. From 495 apartments to 31 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Upper East Side is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Upper East Side?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Upper East Side:

  • Midtown: 1,167 holiday homes
  • Newport: 226 holiday homes
  • The Waterfront: 273 holiday homes
  • The Heights: 216 holiday homes
  • Journal Square: 176 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Upper East Side?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Upper East Side. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • 92nd Street Y: 5,319 holiday lettings
  • Gracie Mansion: 5,333 holiday lettings
  • Frick Collection: 5,332 holiday lettings
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art ( Met): 5,308 holiday lettings
  • Barney's: 5,322 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Upper East Side listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Upper East Side?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 495 apartments in Upper East Side. Our other popular types of Upper East Side holiday rentals include:

  • Condos: 31 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 20 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Upper East Side?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 57 holiday homes with pool available in Upper East Side. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday in Upper East Side, Manhattan, your home away from home

    Why stay in an expensive hotel when you can have a whole apartment, condo or house to yourself in the Upper East Side?! Self catering accommodation in the Upper East Side is centrally located on Manhattan Island, perfect for enjoying everything there is to see and do in Manhattan and the rest of New York City. With Central Park to the west and the East River to the east, the Upper East Side runs north from 59th Street to 110th Street and includes the famous Museum Mile.

    Things to do in the Upper East Side, Manhattan

    There are many things to see and do whilst staying in self catering accommodation in the Upper East Side. Along one edge of the neighbourhood is Central Park. Central Park is somewhere that many visitors like to spend some time. At 843 acres Central Park is large and is a lovely place to enjoy a walk along the extensive walking trails, a cycle or a skate, or just sit and admire the lakes and ponds, or better yet go ice skating on them in the winter! For children there are 37 playgrounds in Central Park so the kids have no chance to get bored here! Other activities include boulder climbing, going for a carriage horse ride, or during the summer watch one of the concerts that take place here frequently or enjoy performances of the New York Shakespeare Festival.

    For something different take the Roosevelt Island Tramway. This is a cable car that runs from the Upper East Side across the river to Roosevelt Island. Get off at Roosevelt Island where you can board the Red Bus which, for a minimal fare, transports passengers around the island.

    Places to visit in the Upper East Side, Manhattan

    Central Park may be right on your doorstep when you stay in accommodation in the Upper East Side, but so are plenty other places too! Museum Mile is the neighbourhood’s top attraction. Some of the best museums in the world are situated here including the Guggenheim, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Museum of Modern Art. With an excellent subway system, the rest of Manhattan’s attractions are within easy reach of your Upper East Side accommodation too. Visit cultural icons such as the Empire State Building, the Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, and much more.

    Weather in the Upper East Side, Manhattan

    Self catering accommodation in the Upper East Side is great for enjoying at any time of the year. There’s always something going on in Manhattan throughout the year so there’s never an off season! The climate is classed as humid subtropical which means summers are hot and humid, spring and autumn are mild, and winters can be cool with snow not unusual.

    Flights to the Upper East Side, Manhattan

    Two major airports are within easy reach of your holiday rental in the Upper East Side – JFK and La Guardia. Both have all the world’s major airlines flying to them so you should never have trouble finding a seat!

    Activities and attractions in and around Upper East Side

    Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Upper East Side a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Floating Pool (4 mi / 6.4 km)
    • Bronx Zoo (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
    • Central Park Zoo (1 mi / 1.7 km)
    • Sony Wonder Technology Lab (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • NBC Studios (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
    • Restaurant Row (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Upper East Side

    Travellers enjoy Upper East Side for its riverfront and island views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Upper East Side is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Central Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
    • Battery Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
    • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
    • Carl Schurz Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • John Jay Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Wagner Cove (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)