Quaintly placed at the heart of Manhattan’s posh Upper East Side, City Lights Bed & Breakfast is an upscale way to see the city’s bold side. Open since the 1980s, the several locations in addition to the 1st Avenue property is known for hosting important evenings for high-level politicians, executives, and movie stars, making it one of the brightest beacons for opportunity as well as good times. Offering quaint studios and guest houses that come fully equipped with patios, free Wi-Fi, and continental breakfast, be prepared to have the set-up of a lifetime. The hotel also offers monthly rates, making it a great temporary stay for business travelers.
Another coveted quality of the locale is just how close it is to awesome sites, from savory restaurants to must-have cocktails. Start with breakfast, choosing between what the B&B has to offer in the morning or heading to Café Jax for relaxing views of 84th Street passerby. Walk just three blocks east to get to the Carl Schurz Park as well, enjoying an afternoon along East River running trails as well as instant access to the 90th Street Ferry. Cross the East River to explore the magic of Roosevelt Island while you’re in the area, making your way across the skinny strip until you reach the towering Lighthouse Park, home to a historic 19th-century lighthouse and panoramic views of the city.
City Lights Bed and Breakfast
1562 1st Avenue #244, New York, NY 10028