The Franklin Hotel - New York

164 East 87Th Street, New York, 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

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Sauna

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 3-star The Franklin Hotel places guests abound 7 km from Whitney Museum of American Art. The hotel opened its doors in 1930 and was remodeled in 2010.

Located in a shopping area close to 86th Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line subway station as well as a castle and a museum in New York. The venue is 9 km away from the city center.

The hotel allows quick access to parks and hills.

Within a 20-minute walk guests will find Frick Collection train station. The property is located within a 10 km distance of La Guardia airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 50 rooms that are classic and European in design, and feature a mini bar, heating, plasma TV, LCD TV and a personal computer. They are fitted with coffee/tea makers and a stove as well as private bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

A hot breakfast is served every morning. The lounge restaurant serves French dishes. Complimentary drinks are offered in the library bar. Guests can share a meal in Bocado Cafe and Shake Shack, located about 100 meters away.

Services

The on-site conveniences include a baggage storage, a safe deposit box and an elevator.

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • 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/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Sauna
  • Massage
  • Library

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator on request

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 12 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed USD 40
Children above
12 years or adults
Extra bed USD 40
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

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

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City Center
  • New York
    5.3 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    2.3 mi
Underground stations
  • 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
    400 ft
  • 86th Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line
    400 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Shake Shack - Upper East Side
    300 ft
  • Papaya King
    300 ft
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 Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Heating
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Iron
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Electronic key card
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

This 14 sq metre room features one queen-size bed and a plasma TV.

The Franklin photos Room
Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Heating
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Iron
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Electronic key card
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

This 21 sq metre room features a queen-size bed and a plasma TV.

The Franklin photos Room
Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Heating
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Iron
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Electronic key card
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • CD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Studio (2 people). BED & BREAKFAST. Non refundable

The Franklin photos Room
Queen Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size 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
Room Description:

This 18.5 sq metre room features one queen-size bed and a plasma TV.

Economy Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
Room Description:

[NON REFUNDABLE] DOUBLE ECONOMY

Petite Guest Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More

The Franklin Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Chinatown1400 ft
  • Upper East Side1700 ft

Places of interest

Museums

Universities, Institutes

  • American College-Acupuncture700 ft
  • NY Psychoanalytic Institute1400 ft

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Natal Therapy Institute2300 ft
  • Lenox Hill Hospital2700 ft

Underground stations

Public parking

Local attractions

  • Central Park1.2 mi
    59th to 110th St., from Central Park West to 5th Ave., New York City
  • El Museo del Barrio5000 ft
    1230 Fifth Ave. at 104th Street, New York City
  • Central Park Summerstage5200 ft
    Rumsey Playfield, New York City
  • American Museum of Natural History5200 ft
    79th Street and Central Park West, New York City
  • Museum of the History of New York5000 ft
    200 Central Park West, New York City

Near the hotel

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art2400 ft
    1000 Fifth AvenueA, New York City
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum1800 ft
    1071 Fifth Ave. at 89th St., New York City
  • Neue Galerie New York1800 ft
    1048 Fifth Avenue, New York City
  • Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum2100 ft
    2 E 91st Street, New York City
  • Park Avenue1000 ft
    Manhattan, New York City
  • Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at NYU1700 ft
    15 East 84th Street, New York City
  • National Academy of Design Museum1900 ft
    1083 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street, New York City

Restaurants nearby

  • Shake Shack - Upper East Side300 ft

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

    70% likes this, based on 108 reviews
    Price Range: USD 7 - USD 22

  • Bocado Cafe300 ft

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

    71% likes this, based on 52 reviews

  • Trattoria Pesce Pasta400 ft

    Address: 1562 Third Avenue

    60% likes this, based on 30 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Papaya King300 ft

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

    60% likes this, based on 74 reviews

  • Panera400 ft

    Address: E. 86th between Park and Lexington

    72% likes this, based on 56 reviews
    Cuisine: American

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

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 92 reviews

Rating by category:

Value
2.0
Service
6.0

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

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Show big map »

Hotel Address:

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

Get directions
City Center
  • New York
    5.3 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Grand Central Station
    2.3 mi
Underground stations
  • 86th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
    400 ft
  • 86th Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line
    400 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Shake Shack - Upper East Side
    300 ft
  • Papaya King
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    50