Top 10 Luxury Rentals In The Upper West Side, New York

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Have you ever dreamed of walking into your favorite movie? If so, Upper West Side in the borough of Manhattan is your place! It has been the background of many classics, like You’ve Got Mail, Gossip Girl, 30 Rock, Ghostbusters, When Harry Met Sally, etc. Considered as one of New York’s wealthiest neighborhoods, it harmoniously combines a family-friendly environment, luxurious lifestyle and intellectual meeting points, such as the American Museum of Natural History, and the Lincoln Center which hosts performing-arts institutions like the Metropolitan Opera. If you’re all about cozy eateries for bagels and brunch, Michelin restaurants, art, and pop-culture, then this trip is a must! Our top 10 picks below for luxury rentals in Upper West Side in New York City, guarantee a royal-alike stay. Check them out.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to luxury services and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on December 07, 2018.

1. Elegant, five-story pallazo with piano room (from USD 1320)

This beautiful townhouse looks like it popped out from the pages of a magazine. Spanning over five floors, it offers a luxurious shelter for up to five guests, a walk-in closet, a large kitchen with white marble floor and countertops, a private garden patio for your aperitif, and laundry in the basement. The turn-of-the-century details create alluring views for the eye. Expect a spacious piano room with ornate ceiling and of course an imposing and functioning, wooden piano. Nearby museums, concert halls and fine dining restaurants will keep you entertained.

Stayed at this property?
Upper West Side, Manhattan
976 meters (0.7 ft) from Central Park
5 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

2. Cozy country chic, three-floor house (from USD 583)

Elmwood Place is the ultimate house to lounge in. It has a spacious garden-like patio, greenhouse-style windows, large sofas and armchairs, mustard yellow walls with fun and colorful movie posters, a beautiful mezzanine sleeping area, several workspaces and plenty of cozy corners to read or listen to music, TV and WiFi, a big kitchen with large wooden breakfast bar and a chic farmhouse table. The perfect size for six people, this house will accommodate all your needs and desires.

Stayed at this property?
Upper West Side, Manhattan
1.26 km (0.8 mi) from Central Park
6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

3. Chic house with hot tub and Murphy bed (from USD 1040)

All colors in Holmes Place II are carefully selected. White, gray, and blue accents on walls and furniture, with few yellow touches here and there, create a clean, chic environment. There is plenty of seating with leather armchairs, comfy sofas and a dining area. It has three bedrooms that can sleep up to nine people, and two bathrooms, one of them with a hot tub. Kids will enjoy their toy-filled bedroom with bunk beds. One of the bedrooms features a Murphy bed, ideal for extra space and convenience. Highlights include a barbecue and a wraparound terrace. A wall-mounted cable TV with a picture frame, WiFi, and even a coffee machine, are available.

Stayed at this property?
Upper West Side, Manhattan
1.13 km (0.7 mi) from Central Park
9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

4. Walk-in closet and deluxe bathroom (from USD 550)

The perfect size for two to a maximum of four people (one queen-size bed and one sofa bed), this house could be a shelter for your romance or maybe a fun trip for two couples. This house is not suitable for young kids or babies, but children over 16 are very welcome. It has an old Hollywood aesthetic, beautiful views of a tree-lined street, and the amenities cover all your everyday needs. Experience Manhattan like a local at the nearby Manhattan Waterfront Greenway.

Stayed at this property?
Upper West Side, Manhattan
1.24 km (0.8 mi) from Central Park
4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

5. Antique furniture house, overlooking Central Park (from USD 385)

Situated in a historic building, this is a traditionally styled apartment. Each of the six windows offers outstanding views of the famous Central Park. Light and bright throughout, it comfortably sleeps two adults, with the possibility of two more with a queen airbed in the living room. It has an open-plan and well-equipped kitchen, and a marble bathroom. You’ll fall in love with the beautiful antiques spread out in the apartment, like the two ornate wooden chairs in the dining area and the antique China cabinet. The living area has beautiful brass lamps, an oriental rug, and plenty of sitting options including a rocking chair.

Stayed at this property?
Upper West Side, Manhattan
1.57 km (1.0 mi) from Central Park
4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

6. Artistic home with terrace (from USD 369)

Tastefully curated, this house is an absolute piece of art! The large-scale paintings throughout the apartment will draw your attention for sure! Lounge and sleep in the traditionally styled rooms or gaze upon the Upper West Side from the charming terrace. It’s ideal for two to a maximum of four people (there is a sofa bed in the studying room). The master bedroom has large windows for you to enjoy the view and a wrought-iron bed for sweet dreams. Children over the age of 12 are welcome.

Stayed at this property?
Upper West Side, Manhattan
1.37 km (0.9 mi) from Central Park
4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

7. A wooden delight, near to Hudson river (from USD 798)

Just a breath away from the Hudson River, the Hudson Greenway II, is indeed a delightfully wooden-made apartment with a vintage feeling. The sitting room has an ornate wooden floor and a large, red leather sofa, surrounded by traditional armchairs and coffee tables, over a patterned rug. Moving to the dining room, there’s an imposing dining table, accompanied by ornately carved wood panels and ceiling beams. Walking into the master bedroom, expect a sleigh bed and an antique armoire. One loveable dog stays here. She won’t be around during your stay, but this home may not be suitable for people with allergies.

Stayed at this property?
Upper West Side, Manhattan
1.69 km (1.1 mi) from Central Park
5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

8. Ideal for couples with big terrace (from USD 275)

Rumors have it, that you ‘ll spend most of your time in the sun-soaked terrace with the eye-catching city views. But the inside is stunning as well. With an adventurous spirit diffused, this house is perfect for couples as it only has one bedroom and one bathroom. Maps, eclectic and intriguing artwork and ornaments, give to the house an artistic touch.

Stayed at this property?
Upper West Side, Manhattan
646 meters (0.5 ft) from Central Park
2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Elegance near to the Metropolitan Opera (from USD 303)

Composed for comfort as well as style, this house features classic, yet modern furniture, and it’s ideal for two people, with an additional airbed that can be made up upon request, bringing the maximum occupancy to three. Decorated with great attention to detail, both the living and dining area have glossy parquet floors, a variety of carefully selected ornaments and abstract paintings, as well as an imposing wooden sculpture. The balcony offers views of the Hudson River.

Stayed at this property?
Upper West Side, Manhattan
1.59 km (1.0 mi) from Central Park
3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Luxurious apartment with terrace (from USD 850)

Bathed in natural light, this apartment can host from seven to nine people, if the sofa-bed in the living room is utilized. It’s tastefully decorated with modern yet retro style furniture and doors that make a statement on their own. The terrace has beautiful city views for the slow nights. Bathrooms have a comfortable shower glass cabin and along with the big kitchen, they are a great combination of vintage style wood and tiles. WiFi is included and it supports high usage for three to four users at a time. Due to its location on West 84th Street, it offers a great introduction to the Upper West Side with beautiful cafes and bakeries, as well as lush green places being just around the corner.

Stayed at this property?
Upper West Side, Manhattan
616 meters (0.4 ft) from Central Park
9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Discover Upper West Side

Upper West Side it’s not just a neighborhood in New York, but an utterly beautiful combination of classic elegance and pop-culture. If you’re planning a visit to Manhattan’s cultural hub, then you should make sure to make the most of your trip. You can start by pampering yourself with one of the above luxury rentals.

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