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164 East 87th Street, Upper East Side, New York City, NY 10128, United States of America – Show map
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24-Hour Front Desk, Shoeshine
Newspapers, Non-smoking Rooms
From 3:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All older children or adults are charged USD 40 per person per night when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged USD 40 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
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In Manhattan’s Upper East Side, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk from Guggenheim Museum and Central Park. An indoor pool and fitness center are available. All rooms include free Wi-Fi.
Score from 352 reviews Very good
With a stunning turn-of-the-century façade, Wolcott welcomes guests in its evocative Old World atmosphere.
Score from 1137 reviews Good
This Midtown Manhattan boutique hotel is north of Madison Square Park in the NoMad neighborhood. Residential-inspired rooms offer Art Nouveau style and free Wi-Fi.
Score from 835 reviews Good
This New York hotel is steps from Times Square. It is 2 blocks from the 49th Street subway station and features a 24-hour gym, daily continental breakfast and rooms with free Wi-Fi.
Score from 2002 reviews Very good
The character and atmosphere.
Perhaps not initial explanation of how self-service breakfast arrangements work.
Very helpful and friendly staff Very clean Comfortable bed Quiet
The Location was excellent in a place like manhattan
Funny WiFi, Once you close the door of your room, you lose the signal, to get the signal back you have to open the door and stay by it or to completely get out of the room. Additionally, the staff were not helpful and their presentation was very bad. When I was checking in, the lady at the reception was speaking on the phone, apparently with a friend, and she did not bother hang up. When I complained about the internet, they always say they fixed it but nothing changed Very poor breakfast in a very very very very tight room.
Convenient locale to where I was going. Nice staff.
No thermostat to control the heat. Quite hot. TV reception was terrible.
Quaint, clean, well appointed, friendly staff, good service.
The bed is very comfy, water pressure in the shower is great, and room is clean.
Room is get small, cannot find a outlet near the bed which makes charging my phone difficult, and wifi is very bad basically you can't do anything with it.
The desk people were extremely friendly and helpful! The room is small but totally sufficient and comfortable! Location is great as well. It has an old-world hotel charm about it!
Friendly staff, quiet room, comfortable bed, continental breakfast included, coffee available 24 hours.
Rooms could be a little cramped for some?
Very bad quality for the price. Old & small rooms, no bell boy, no in room dining.
Closet, small, a/c, smell,noise ,wifi poor, too dam expensive!
Carmen at the front desk was amazing....made our trip so easy!
Anywhere else if I paid over $400. for a room that size, I would rate in poorly. But it is New York and it was in a good location, easy walking distance to Central Park and the Metropolitan Museum which was what we wanted. But the room is small! But it was a nice room and the staff was very helpful and friendly. We don't eat breakfast so can't comment on that. Complimentary wine was offered in the afternoon but we were out.
The price is still high but I guess to be expected. The Wifi was poor. My husband had to stand by the room's door to receive a signal.
Location (family nearby), but near the Eastside museums and the Lexington Ave line Front desk staff and Bellmen all great, friendly and helpful
Very poor WiFi signal (Usually could not even connect) Rooms are small Price skyrocketed from prior stay VERY Noisy window AC (hence, only fair quality of sleep) No in-room coffee maker
Comfortable bed,very adequate breakfast, wine and cheese early evening when one had an opportunity to chat with other guests.
Nothing. Other reviewers have mentioned the size of the rooms,ours was fine, we were out all day.
The location was great. Many bars and restaurants, short walk to Central Park.
The room was very small with a queen sized bed. No sink in the bathroom was slightly inconvenient. Our room's smoke detector ran out of battery and the constant "beeping" kept us up all morning.
very helpful staff
they wanted to put me into a different hotel in midtown although it was prepaid 6 weeks befor arrival!!!
The staff was extremely friendly and the location was excellent for our purposes.
The room was a little small, but it was extremely well organized and we didn't spend much time in the room so it didn't matter.
the staff was good
the rooms and lack of wardrobe space i had to live out of a suitcase for a week
This was a very nice boutique hotel, with great access to museum mile and the express subway line. The bed was very comfortable and the staff was kind and extremely helpful.
Unfortunately, the window a.c. unit, being right next to the bed, was loud and made sleeping a challenge. The bathroom would benefit from a fan, and the Wi-Fi never really worked in our room.
This was our second stay at the Franklin. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful during each visit. We spend most of our time in art museums, so the hotel is very convenient to many of our attractions. We also love Central Park, which is very close. It's convenient to a subway stop that serves 3 lines, so you can get anywhere fairly conveniently. There are enough places to eat nearby unless you go for the extravagant, "I ate at ...." bragging. Drug stores are handy. It's a very safe area. There is little typical "night life," which is fine with us. We would certainly stay there again.
Rooms are tiny. Reminded us of some of the places we've stayed in Europe. Not much space for luggage, clothes, etc. We were there in summer both times; air conditioners were noisy, and in one room blew cold air on our heads while we were in bed. We solved that problem by lying with heads at foot of bed. Bathrooms hard to maneuver in but had all the essentials. No channel list for TV and reception was of variable quality on our second visit. Of course, no refrigerator. Breakfast was OK (bread, cheese, jelly, yogurt, apples, oranges, juices, coffee, cereal) but I've had better. Fortunately, we were rarely in the room except to sleep.
The stuff is incredible friendly.
Very nice staff, convenient to subway and bus, quiet, Good continental breakfast and wine hour
Would have been nice to have a microwave and refrigerator
Being 6'5" tall I found this place very small. Did I say TINY. The bathroom sink was in a 20" wide 2' deep niche that my 5'5" 115 lb wife could not reach. Did I mention the lack of food at the "breakfest" area? Avoid unless you are vertically challenged.