The Franklin Hotel - New York

164 East 87Th Street, New York, United States, 10128  show map
 3 stars
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The Franklin Hotel - New York

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Coffee shop

Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Sauna

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Verified Reviews:

  • 4,5,6 subway train was around the corner - Free computer with internet access - Steps away from central park
  • Lobby is really small - Breakfast were excellent - Free internet access
  • Parking is available right next door - Staff were all very friendly - Small rooms
  • No pool, no gym - Buffet breakfast of quality bread, pastries, cheese, cereal - Staff was generally helpful
  • Bathroom and room were quite comfortable - Aircon is very very noisy - Wonderful linens

Overview

The stylish 3-star The Franklin Hotel features 24-hour room service, concierge service and dry cleaning. With accents of original architecture, the hotel was built in 1930 and renovated in 2010.

The property boasts major setting in a shopping area near a subway station offering easy access to Belvedere Castle, Times Square and New Museum within a 20-minute walk. The city center lies within 9 km from the venue.

Shoppers will appreciate stores and shops at a short distance from the hotel.

The hotel is walking distance from 86th Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line subway station and Frick Collection train station. A short drive takes guests to La Guardia airport.

Rooms

The Franklin Hotel offers 50 rooms on 9 floors that come with a mini bar, Wi-Fi, plasma TV, TV with satellite channels and a personal computer along with coffee/tea makers and a stove. Decorated in European design with carpet floor, the rooms feature private bathrooms equipped with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The hotel’s breakfast lounge welcomes guests with a hot buffet breakfast. Guests can relax in a welcoming atmosphere of a fabulous on-site restaurant serving French meals. Wines, champagnes and coffee are offered in the library bar. Serving an array of dishes, Bocado Cafe and Papaya King are just 100 meters away.

Services

Business guests will appreciate a business centre and a photocopier available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   9.  Number of rooms:   50.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Sauna
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator on request

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 40 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

164 East 87Th Street, New York, United States, 10128

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City Center
  • New York
    8.5 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    3.7 km
Underground stations
  • 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
    100 m
  • 86th Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line
    100 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Shake Shack - Upper East Side
    90 m
  • Papaya King
    90 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    50

Rooms and availability

The Franklin photos Room
Small Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • CD player
  • Radio
The Franklin photos Room
Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • CD player
  • Radio
The Franklin photos Room
Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • CD player
  • Radio

The Franklin Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Chinatown400 m
  • Upper East Side500 m

Places of interest

  • Neue Galerie New York500 m

Museums

  • Shar Lawrence Fine Art Inc400 m
  • Solomon R Guggenheim Museum500 m
  • Guggenheim Museum New York500 m
  • National Academy of Design500 m
  • Cooper - Hewitt Museum500 m
  • Serge Sabarsky Foundation500 m
  • Jewish Museum600 m
  • Cooper Hewitt Design Museum600 m
  • Jewish Museum600 m
  • Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum600 m
  • The Pratt Mansions600 m
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art700 m
  • Cloisters Museum700 m
  • C and M Arts800 m

Parks

  • Carnegie Hill Historic District500 m

Universities, Institutes

  • American College-Acupuncture200 m
  • NY Psychoanalytic Institute400 m

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Natal Therapy Institute700 m

Underground stations

  • 86th Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line100 m
  • 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)100 m
  • Metro Museum of Art600 m
  • 96th Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line700 m
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art700 m
  • 96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)700 m
  • 77th Street – Lenox Hill Hospital800 m

Public parking

  • 92nd Street Y300 m

Local attractions

  • Central Park2.0 km
    59th to 110th St., from Central Park West to 5th Ave., New York City
  • The Bard Graduate Center1.5 km
    18 West 86th Street, New York City
  • Museum of the History of New York1.5 km
    200 Central Park West, New York City
  • American Museum of Natural History1.6 km
    79th Street and Central Park West, New York City
  • El Museo del Barrio1.5 km
    1230 Fifth Ave. at 104th Street, New York City

Near the hotel

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art730 m
    1000 Fifth AvenueA, New York City
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum530 m
    1071 Fifth Ave. at 89th St., New York City
  • Neue Galerie New York540 m
    1048 Fifth Avenue, New York City
  • Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum600 m
    2 E 91st Street, New York City
  • Park Avenue300 m
    Manhattan, New York City
  • Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at NYU500 m
    15 East 84th Street, New York City
  • National Academy of Design Museum560 m
    1083 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street, New York City

Restaurants nearby

  • Shake Shack - Upper East Side90 m

    Address: 154 East 86th Street
    Phone: 646 237 5035

    70% likes this, based on 108 reviews
    Price Range: GBP 5 - GBP 16

  • Bocado Cafe70 m

    Address: 1293 Lexington Avenue
    Phone: (212) 289-9004

    71% likes this, based on 52 reviews

  • Tiny Thai100 m

    Address: 1558 3rd Ave

    60% likes this, based on 31 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai

  • Papaya King90 m

    Address: 179 E 86th Street
    Phone: 212-369-0648

    60% likes this, based on 74 reviews

  • Trattoria Pesce Pasta80 m

    Address: 1562 Third Avenue

    72% likes this, based on 42 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    50
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The Franklin Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Franklin

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 94 reviews

Rating by category:

Service
6.0
Value
2.0

Guest reviews

  • Single
    5.4

    recently renovated

    room very small, far from center

  • Single
    7.4

    Pleasant and efficient reception Furnishings were very clean and in good condition

    Very small rooms (even for its era of NY buildings)

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    We stayed at the Franklin to be close to our friends apartment. All we really dud was sleep and shiower there. Teeny room- comfortable.

  • Single
    8.2

    Staff service and cleanliness.

    No free TV service at any level. I was disappointed not to have the regular channels available to watch, such as CNN, CBS, NBC, etc.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Room was very comfortable, however, the bathroom was very small. Friendly staff. Would stay there again.

  • Single
    7.4

    Friendliness of staff. Good location, very convient for the subway on Lex and restaurants on 3rd & 2nd Avenues. Small and personal

    Rooms are small, but adequate.

  • Couple
    6.2

    Location + nice decor

    Room size + breakfast choice (fine for 1 or 2 days but for a longer stay like mine is not - I had to eat the same every day which wasn't great).

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The location is great with the metro nearby.the room although small had all the necessary facilities.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    the staff was excellent!

    small rooms and rather cramped...

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    The Franklin was comfortable and chic. We were visiting family and it was a great find in the area. We will visit again.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Wi-fi never worked through 7-day stay. The free lobby PC is a laptop mounted at an awkward angle - don't think even an astronaut would manage it.

  • Single
    7.4

    The staff was helpful and friendly.

    Shower/bath had no hot water. WiFi did not work properly, I could not get internet connection and had to go to Starbucks to get online. Not good at all.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Staying at the Franklin reminds me of being in a European city. It has an old world feel but modern luxuries. It is located in a great residential neighborhood that does not have alot of hotel options.

  • Single
    10.0

    I was pleasantly surprised with The Franklin Hotel as I picked it somewhat randomly for a business trip into NYC. It was very cozy, quaint, and had a very strong European feel to it. Would definitely stay again.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    The friendliness, the athmosphete, the breakfeast,taste and refinent in. Interiör.

    à little crowded st breakfeast and not very much space to dit there

How to reach hotel

hotel The Franklin Hotel - New York New York location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

164 East 87Th Street, New York, United States, 10128

Get directions
City Center
  • New York
    8.5 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    3.7 km
Underground stations
  • 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
    100 m
  • 86th Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line
    100 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Shake Shack - Upper East Side
    90 m
  • Papaya King
    90 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    50