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Columbus and Amsterdam Ave., between 63rd and 85th Streets, New York City, NY
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As we took the bus from Guggenheim crossing Central Park on the way to the Natural History Museum, we walked around this area and noticed the amazing town houses where I thought 'if I was to live in NY, I would like to live in...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TERRAvelista
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Upper West Side is a beautiful part of Manhattan with lots of interesting old brownstones buildings. There are lots of small shops and restaurants, and the people watching is great.

Date of experience: April 2019
5  Thank Alec D
Reviewed March 31, 2019

I Love this Manhattan neighborhood. Lots of character, lots to see, great food, great shopping and close to Central Park!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BruceS911
Reviewed February 4, 2019

If you are looking for a neighborhood to walk around and enjoy this is it. Lots of great shops and food.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Brian D
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

This is a less touristy area of NYC, where you can leisurely walk the less crowded streets and avenues. It is a very nice residential area, filled with great stores, restaurants, movie theaters and coffee shops.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Loved strolling around looking at all the beautiful old buildings, markets, restaurants old churches etc. Safe area, not so touristy as mid town something for everyone! Check it out you will really enjoy the neighborhood.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bukagirl
Reviewed December 11, 2018

great if you are going to Lincoln Center. any of the non-chain eateries: we like Boulud Sud, Bar Boulud, Nougatine (a few blocks over in Trump Tower) or the bar at the Mandarin

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank parksloper511
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Can’t do better than Direct you to Carolyn H review below which so captured the atmosphere of an area we’ve enjoyed visiting over the years

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

Some lament that it's not as interesting as it once was, that every new store is a character free bank or drug store, but there's still plenty to discover on a stroll through this area, up Amsterdam, down Columbus, or across the quiet side streets,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
5  Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed October 28, 2018

The Upper West Side is a tad off the beaten track, but it's one part of Manhattan that welcomes families. We stayed there with our son who works in the financial district -- not on Wall Street, but very close. He often walks to work....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jeffry B
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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Jackie B
May 28, 2018|
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Response from LaureyS_13 | Reviewed this property |
I like the YMCA upper west side. No frills. Great location.
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Response from neil102 | Reviewed this property |
Scaffolding is very common in NYC. I actually come from England and now reside in nyc. I looked at the address of the hotel. The area is not very scenic so you are not missing much. This part of NYC is better known for its... More
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Response from josies_daughter19 | Reviewed this property |
We did the papperdella picnic for 2 in Central Park.was very good..enough food for 3 people.they even supplied the tablecloth and cutlery,purchased it on Groupon
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