Nestled away from the bustle of midtown Manhattan on a quiet street, this Upper East Side bed-and-breakfast style hotel is well suited for romantic getaways in New York City. Museum lovers will appreciate the close proximity of the Franklin Hotel to New York City’s Museum Mile on Fifth Avenue, where they can explore world famous galleries such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim and the Frick Collection. Also located nearby on Museum Mile is the Neue Galerie New York, a museum of early twentieth-century German and Austrian art.
There are more than 50 elegantly appointed guest rooms at the Franklin Hotel. These cozy accommodations are equipped with many luxurious features designed to pamper guests including toiletries by Bvlgari and cotton terry bathrobes by Frette. The European-inspired beds feature pillow-top mattresses and Egyptian cotton bedding. In-room entertainment includes flat screen LCD televisions with interactive on-demand features and iHome clock radios to dock your iPod. Guests will also enjoy the convenience of free wireless internet access. Other room features include ironing facilities and in-room safes.
In addition to evening wine and cheese receptions, guests will enjoy a free daily European-style buffet breakfast that features an assortment of pastries, meats, cheeses, cereals, yogurts, juices and coffee. This pet-friendly hotel in the Upper East Side also offers access to a nearby New York Sports Club. Other services available to guests at the Franklin Hotel include free 24-hour espresso and cappuccino, complimentary overnight shoe shine, free newspapers and local phone calls.