The Midtown East Neighborhood
The Midtown East neighborhood in New York City reaches from Fifth Avenue to the East River, 42nd Street to 59th Street, with skyscraper apartment buildings, prewar, and brownstone apartments near the river, and tourism attractions closer to Midtown. Within Midtown East is Turtle Bay, a neighborhood from 53rd Street to 42nd Street, Lexington Avenue to the East River. Dominating the southeast corner of Midtown East in Turtle Bay is the United Nations Headquarters, a massive complex overlooking the East River, Trump World Tower, and the Chrysler Building, the iconic art deco skyscraper at 43rd Street and Lexington Avenue.
Attractions in Midtown East
Many New York City attractions can be found within walking distance of Midtown East hotels such as St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Rockefeller Center all within proximity of each other, as well as the Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Television and Radio. Two world famous luxury Midtown East hotels are The Waldorf Astoria and The Plaza Hotel. Near The Plaza Hotel at the southeast corner of Central Park is famous toy retailer FAO Schwarz and the glass cube Apple Store. Grand Central Station and Terminal and the MetLife building behind it are also iconic architecture to the Midtown East skyline. Some of the best shopping in New York City can also be found among Midtown East hotels, with many flagship designer stores lining Fifth and Madison Avenues, and department stores like Bergdorf Goodman.
Hotels in the Midtown East Area
The Tudor Hotel
The Tudor Hotel New York is one block from the United Nations Headquarters in New York City’s Midtown East. The Tudor Neighborhood Bar & Grill offers international fare and buffet breakfasts, and Cecil’s Bar offers light fare and drinks. The 300 guestrooms have video game consoles, Bath and Body Works toiletries, and wireless Internet access. The hotel also features 3,000 square feet of event space and a 24-hour fitness center.
Beekman Tower Suite
The Beekman Tower Suite Hotel is an art deco building built in 1928 just one block from the United Nations Headquarters. The hotel offers 26 floors of 174 suites, a 24-hour fitness center, and high-speed Internet access. Guestrooms feature kichenettes with refrigerators, stovetops, and dishwashers. Top of the Tower Restaurant has city views and serves New American cuisine, with live piano most nights.
Millennium UN Plaza
Located across the street from the United Nations in Midtown East, Millennium UN Plaza New York has 427 guestrooms with views of the East River and Midtown. The hotel features The Ambassador Grill & Lounge, offering international fare, 7,000 square feet of event space, an indoor tennis court, and a health club with swimming pool and fitness room. Guestrooms have satellite TV and wireless Internet access.
The Alex Hotel
The Alex Hotel in Midtown East is between Grand Central and the United Nations, and features 203 suites, guestrooms, and apartments. Rooms come with flat-screen TVs, DVD and CD systems, and fully equipped kitchens. Riingo, a restaurant and bar, has a private wine room, sidewalk cafe, and serves American and Japanese cuisines. Meeting facilities, fitness and business centers, and spa services are also available.
New York Helmsley
New York Helmsley Hotel in Midtown East is on 42nd Street about a block from the Chrysler Building and Grand Central Terminal in New York City. The tri-level Mindy’s Restaurant serves American cuisine, and Harry’s New York Bar for light fare and cocktails. The 41-story hotel has 10,000 square feet of event space, fitness and business centers, and 775 guestrooms and suites with WiFi Internet access.
Oxbridge Midtown East Apartments
Oxbridge Midtown East Apartments is a post-war apartment building at the center of Midtown East in New York City. It features a 24-hour doorman and laundry facilities, and studio and one-room apartments with kitchens equipped with refrigerators and appliances. Apartments also have wireless Internet access, dishwashers in most, marble bathrooms, and entertainment centers. Pets are not allowed.
Fitzpatrick Grand Central
Fitzpatrick Grand Central Hotel is a boutique-style hotel in Midtown East about a block from Grand Central Terminal and the Chrysler Building. The hotel provides guests with airport transportation, wireless Internet access, guest passes to a local fitness center, and cell phone rentals. Onsite is The Wheeltapper Pub, a quaint Irish pub serving Irish standards. Guestrooms have canopied beds, marble baths, TVs, and Internet access.
Radisson Lexington Hotel
Radisson Lexington Hotel New York is several blocks from Midtown East attractions like The Waldorf Astoria Hotel and Rockefeller Center. The hotel features complimentary wireless Internet in guestrooms and the lobby, Internet kiosks, and a 24-hour fitness facility. Onsite dining includes LQ for Latino-Asiain cuisine, Raffles for American diner food, Dynasty Chinese Restaurant, a Starbucks, Lex Lounge and The Sushi Bar.
Located three blocks from Rockefeller Center in Midtown East, The Helmsley Middletowne Hotel offers a multi-lingual staff, valet parking, daily complimentary continental breakfast, high-speed Internet access, and 800 square feet of meeting space with a kitchenette and adjoining terrace. Guestrooms have kitchenettes and comfortable living rooms. Pets are not allowed.
Marriott East Side
Marriott East Side, on Lexington Avenue in New York City’s Midtown East neighborhood, features The Shelton Grille, a bistro offering American cuisine, and The Lobby Lounge for cocktails. There is 21,000 square feet of function space available, wireless Internet access, a 24-hour fitness center, and an information desk. Guestrooms have high ceilings, city views, flat-screen TVs, MP3 players, and video game consoles.