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Upper West Side

Columbus and Amsterdam Ave., between 63rd and 85th Streets, New York City, NY
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Trendy area with cafes, restaurants and fashionable shops.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Columbus and Amsterdam Ave., between 63rd and 85th Streets, New York City, NY
Upper West Side
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of east siders have move to West side! Filled with Restaurants and shopping stores, a great place to walk around! Crowds galore, Lincoln center, Natural Museum on central Pk west! Be sure to stroll round any time of day!

Thank Marilyn b
Reviewed 5 days ago

I am prejudiced, as I have lived here for more than 20 years, but it is fantastic. Not a lot of trendy restaurants, but still some excellent old diners amidst the litter of CVS.

Thank NYCMike96
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upper West Side is a great place to stay and also offers a lot to do and see. I highly recommend getting a hotel in the area as it's mostly clean and safe and not as busy and crowded as many other parts of Manhattan....More

Thank h h
Reviewed 1 week ago

The upper west side of Manhattan is one of the most beautiful places in Manhattan. Great architecture, museums and restaurants.

3  Thank AntoNic7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of expensive real estate here plus home to the American Museum of Natural History, Lincoln Center or try shopping at Columbus Circle just to name a few things to do.

Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning streets, great smells from the numerous restaurants, and plenty of drinking spots for anyone and everyone!

Thank jakewblake
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some highlights of this area include quieter streets than the rest of NYC, excellent shopping, and good food. One of my favorite brunch spots is Alice's Tea Room.

Thank Audry K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While it's lovely to live in this part of town, it's not particularly interesting to stroll through it, despite the interesting posh architecture. It's main forte for me - was the view of Central park from the nearby buildings.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love the feel of "Old New York" and the style of Pre-War apartment buildings, a visit to the Upper West Side is a must. It's a pleasure just to walk around and look at the intricate carvings that adorn the residential buildings. The...More

Thank GloriaAndLorraine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting the UWS gives tourists an idea of what living in the city actually means (specially if you are 30+). Visit the River Side Park and The Natural History Museum. Look at the Dakota. Stroll in the Columbus Avenue, between 80th and 95th street for...More

1  Thank Renata C
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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Kristie V
2 January 2017|
Response from Mike O | Reviewed this property |
These are the closest public pools. They are not very close. Only one is on the Upper West Side. The other two are on the Upper East Side. You may be able to find a pay for play pool in the area. Frederick Douglass Mini... More
9 March 2016|
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Response from Julia C | Reviewed this property |
Hello, The best and easy way is by train. The air train cost $ 7.75 per person. Make the connection to Penn Station then take the red line going up town. Number 1 is local Stop at 34, 42, 50 59, 66, 72, 79, 86, 96 and... More
7 April 2015|
Response from Steve S | Reviewed this property |
Leave it at home