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

Late check-in

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

Offering 50 rooms, the pleasant The Franklin Hotel features allergy free rooms and a sauna available on site. Featuring Egyptian architecture, the hotel was renovated in 2010.

The hotel boasts central location not far from a museum and a castle as well as hills and parks. The center of New York is 9 km away from the venue.

The Franklin Hotel is set close to stores and shops.

2 Av - E 88 St bus stop is 100 meters from the hotel and a 5-minute walk takes guests to 86th Street IRT Lexington Avenue Line underground station. It takes around 15 minutes' drive to get to La Guardia airport, which is 10 km away.

Rooms

The property provides classic guestrooms including small queen room, queen room and studio. There are private bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer along with coffee/tea makers and a stove for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

A hot buffet breakfast is served every morning. Guests can order French meals at the fabulous restaurant. Serving an array of dishes, Bocado Cafe and Shake Shack are 100 meters away.

Services

The hotel offers a baggage storage, a safe deposit box and an elevator and such services as 24-hour room service, dry cleaning and concierge service.

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
  • Late check-in
  • 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/ Baby cots

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 / 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, 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

Small Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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The Franklin photos Room
Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 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
Room Description:

Standard|Room

The Franklin photos Room
Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 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
Room Description:

Standard|Studio

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 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

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Show big map »

Hotel Address:

164 East 87Th Street, 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