Destination guide

The riverfront setting of Upper West Side is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's museums, theatre scene and entertainment with a rental holiday home in Upper West Side. Travellers especially like the restaurants, opera houses and shopping in this cosmopolitan and welcoming city. Central Park and Barney's are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, Stayz has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Upper West Side

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Upper West Side a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Floating Pool (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Central Park Zoo (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Sony Wonder Technology Lab (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • NBC Studios (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Restaurant Row (2 mi / 3.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Upper West Side

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Upper West Side. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Central Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Battery Park (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Wagner Cove (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Riverside Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Dante Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Upper West Side

Fly into New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), the closest airport, located 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Teterboro, NJ (TEB), which is 6.6 mi (10.7 km) away.

You can see more of Upper West Side by jumping on the metro at 79 St. Station, 96 St. Station or 72nd St. Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Upper West Side?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 767 holiday rentals around Upper West Side. From 638 flats & apartments to 670 studios, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Upper West Side is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Upper West Side?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Upper West Side:

  • Manhattan: 3,118 holiday homes
  • Hell's Kitchen: 1,314 holiday homes
  • Brooklyn: 1,017 holiday homes
  • SoHo: 2,490 holiday homes
  • Chelsea: 1,924 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Upper West Side?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Upper West Side. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • 79 St. Station: 5,755 holiday rentals
  • West 71st Street Historic District: 5,674 holiday rentals
  • The New York Historical Society: 5,748 holiday rentals
  • Beacon Theater: 5,742 holiday rentals
  • Zabar's: 5,758 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Upper West Side listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Upper West Side?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 638 Condos/Apartments in Upper West Side. Our other popular types of Upper West Side holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 670 holiday houses
  • Houses: 24 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 9 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Upper West Side?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 71 holiday homes with pool available in Upper West Side. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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