We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Franklin

Save
Share
Traveller (238)
Room & Suite (162)
Dining (15)
Overview
164 E 87th St Off Lexington Avenue, New York City, NY 10128-2206 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Air Conditioning
Pool
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Rooms
Oct. 28Oct. 29
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$143.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all New York City hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "d8f0e26fe30642df9680c03ad89dc982", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":93575,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32495983],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":28,"month":10,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":29,"month":10,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":143,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"d8f0e26fe30642df9680c03ad89dc982","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":143,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":143,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"The Franklin","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImQ4ZjBlMjZmZTMwNjQyZGY5NjgwYzAzYWQ4OWRjOTgyIiwiQUlLIjoiZjk1OTgxMzE3YmJhNDE5YjkxY2M1MWQ5NTJjNDQwN2MifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "28/10/2018", "checkOut": "29/10/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$143", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"32495983":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (780)
Filter reviews
646 results
Traveller rating
192
226
112
46
70
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
192
226
112
46
70
Show reviews that mention
All reviews upper east side wine and cheese museum mile rooms are small central park metropolitan museum of art yogurt new york continental breakfast window unit boutique hotel whole foods wine hour bed was comfortable times square ues guggenheim
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 646 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a terrible time booking with Franklin Hotel through one of their third part booking agents - AMOMA. Despite providing 2-months notice, AMOMA / Franklin were unable to change my dates, (not a cancellation, just a change of date request). Terrible flexibility, terrible customer...More

Thank Damian T
Reviewed 1 week ago

very cute and very private. Only three rooms per floor, old fashion elevator...everything like from early 20th century. We loved it! Continental self- served breakfast was enough for us. Nice personnel and cleanness added to that old style charm we knew from old Hollywood movies...Recommended...More

Thank GN-Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Based on photos and the overall rating, I booked a room here for several nights, but the photos paint a far rosier view of this hotel than reality. I’ve never been so disappointed in a New York hotel, and I wish I had read the...More

1  Thank sarahk1130
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights whilst family got married in NYC. It was in a great location easy to get to subway to get to midtown etc and a really nice area. When we arrived there was lots of building work going on outside...More

Thank Alexandra L
Reviewed August 29, 2018

The rooms are very small and the staff not very helpful. Nice little breakfast but for the price you can get a better room in New York. No parking on site. Small lobby. Not a great location and very small bathroom.

Thank Kathy K
View more reviews
About
Description
Only a short distance from Central Park, the famed Museum Mile and Madison Avenue designer shops, The Franklin Hotel is the perfect Upper East Side getaway. Built in the 1930s, The Franklin Hotel is located at More 164 East 87th Street. This romantic boutique hotel features 50 intimate guestrooms, daily complimentary continental breakfast from 7am-10am and daily wine & cheese reception from 5pm-6:30pm. Ideal for single travelers or couples, all guests enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, complimentary NY Times & USA Today (in our lounge area), Philosophy bath amenities, and 24-hour cappuccino machine. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
50
Price range
US$171 - US$360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Franklin Hotel New York City
,
Franklin New York City
,
Franklin Hotel New York City
Location
United States > New York > New York City > Upper East Side / Manhattan
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
50
Price range
US$171 - US$360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Franklin Hotel New York City
,
Franklin New York City
,
Franklin Hotel New York City
Location
United States > New York > New York City > Upper East Side / Manhattan
Photos
Traveller (238)
Room & Suite (162)
Dining (15)
Amenities (6)
Nearby
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 484 nearby hotels
Hotel Wales
904 reviews
.58 km away
The Marmara Manhattan
1,051 reviews
.68 km away
Courtyard New York Manhattan/Upper East Side
980 reviews
.74 km away
The Mark
867 reviews
.87 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 15,768 nearby restaurants
Shake Shack
568 reviews
.07 km away
Bocado Wine Bar & Restaurant
166 reviews
.06 km away
Hu Kitchen
178 reviews
.10 km away
Papaya King
264 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4,711 nearby attractions
Park Avenue
405 reviews
.17 km away
Schaller & Weber
22 reviews
.33 km away
The Church of St. Ignatius Loyola
17 reviews
.36 km away
Doyle Auction House
8 reviews
.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Tasha C
September 30, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Kate B | Reviewed this property |
When we checked out we were offered the option of leaving our luggage, but it wasn't necessary. I'm not sure why DEngelJ said to not stay there. We enjoyed it more than any other NYC hotel in which we've stayed. It is... More
1
Vote
Bev N
October 1, 2017|
Answer
Response from lush67 | Reviewed this property |
yes there is
1
Vote
Derek J
August 22, 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from lush67 | Reviewed this property |
no fridge sorry. You can ask for a iron and board we did.
1
Vote
Room Tips
"go elsewhere"
nudelchen
Jul. 17, 2018
Read review
"The petite rooms are very small and good for one person only. Get a larger room (studio) for two people"
nreigle
Jun. 23, 2018
Read review
"Find another hotel!"
Chucha399
Jun. 9, 2018
Read review
"Do not stay there!"
H2019YWjuang
Jun. 5, 2018
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing