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Gramercy Park

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Address: 20TH/21ST Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10010-3609
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A lovely and largely uncrowded park that's perfect for the midday stroll....

A lovely and largely uncrowded park that's perfect for the midday stroll. Be sure to check out the statue of famed theater actor Edwin Booth in the guise of Hamlet.

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Nice for an NYC Park

What's nice is that there is limited access. The only park I know of in NYC that is private. If you want to sit out doors and have the NYC version of peace and quiet, this is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 18, 2016
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

only private park in Manhattan, very picturesque. Only accessible to residents in the surrounding neighborhood AND Grammercy Park Hotel guests, that's how we got in. just let yourself lock in and enjoy the private atmosphere in the heart of the City.

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Whiteside, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely piece of paradise in the middle of Manhattan. This is a private park and only accessible to residents living in the surrounding neighborhood. However the residents open it up on Christmas Eve for carol singing. This creates a great atmosphere and festive joy for people of ages, cultures and religion to come to together and celebrate.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I came to the elusive and private Gramercy Park on Christmas Eve to hear caroling; the only time us non-key holders can get into the park. When my family and I got there at 5:30PM, there was already a line to get in. The gates were opened at 6PM. We could hear the carolers practicing and warming... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Gramercy Park itself is a small, private, gated park at Lexington Avenue and 21st Street. Only residents surrounding the small park have keys, though guests at the adjacent Gramercy Park Hotel also have guest access during their stay. It is a lovely, old-fashioned type pf park, in the style of an early-20th century English park: quaint, picturesque and beautiful.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Best seen from the inside if you are a local resident or hotel (Gramercy Park) and access to a key, but even from the fence looking inwards, it is a wonderful park, so beautiful and well maintained.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Fantastic place to sit and contemplate life or just take a breather from a hectic day. Gorgeous, quiet, uncrowded . . . peaceful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

What's nice is that there is limited access. The only park I know of in NYC that is private. If you want to sit out doors and have the NYC version of peace and quiet, this is where you could get it. The grounds are nice but average. This place is more about the novelty of being in a private... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

We had a friend who very graciously invited us to visit the park. It is absolutely beautiful. No wonder the keys are so coveted. Wish we would have had a a few hours to just sit and mediate. Another unique corner that makes NYC such an amazing place.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

A small but beautiful park that is so well kept. It is a closed park available only to local residences and guests of the Gramercy Hotel but you can get a good feel by standing at the fences. Such a great oasis in the middle of New York.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016

Gramercy Park is closed to the public; only people dwelling around it get the key, for which they pay through their nose (those paying through their nose to stay in the now also closed Gramercy Park Hotel would also temporarily get access to the park). ln the middle of the park is a statue of noted Shakespearean actor Edwin Booth,... More 

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