The North-East Coast
The Gardens Sonesta ES Suites, New York

Tucked away in New York’s Upper East Side on an elegant tree-lined street, the Gardens NYC is a chic apart-hotel offering spacious accommodation, delightful public areas, a fitness centre and fantastic concierge services.

Most importantly, this hotel offers suites with their own private terrace – a rare find in Manhattan! The neighbourhood is home to some of the city’s best museums, restaurants and shops and Central Park is just a stroll away. After exploring this vibrant metropolis, return to refined tranquillity and chill out in this lovely hotel.

Facilities & Activities

With its stylish lobby and friendly concierge team, you feel relaxed and at home from the moment you arrive at the Gardens NYC. There are great facilities on-site, including a low-key TV room with complimentary tea and coffee as well as free WIFI, and a great state-of-the-art gym open 24-7. ‘The Cupboard’ is a great little shop which stocks gifts, souvenirs, snacks and sundries – perfect if you want to grab something quickly. You can also take advantage of the grocery delivery service; arrive to a stocked pantry and fridge.

Complimentary Republic bikes are available; a great way to explore the city and especially Central Park, which is nearby. You are also surrounded by world-class shopping with Madison Avenue in close proximity and if you are an art lover, you can visit Metropolitan Modern Art and the Guggenheim on Manhattan’s Museum Mile. There is plenty to keep you occupied in this fabulous area, but of course there is even more to discover further afield and it’s all easily accessible with the nearest subway station just five minutes away on foot.

The fantastically courteous concierge team are on hand to help with any transportation, theatre tickets, city tours, restaurant recommendations and reservations. Valet parking is also available.

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Every room and suite at the Gardens NYC has its own fully equipped kitchen so it is easy to prepare your own meals if you don’t feel like eating out. There are several grocery stores just a block away, or you can take advantage of the Fresh Direct grocery service which offers a range of kits complete with quick meals and sweet and savoury snacks, delivered direct to your room. ‘The Cupboard’ in the lobby offers refreshments for sale too. If you don’t fancy cooking whilst you are away, there is always the option of in-room dining from a selection of Upper East Side restaurants.

If eating out is more your thing, it’s no surprise that this cosmopolitan part of town is home to some of the city’s premier restaurants – but it’s not all fine dining, there are authentic diners, ice cream parlours, chic sushi spots, and just about every option you can imagine nearby.


Rooms at Gardens NYC are modern yet elegant and have a wonderful homely feel. There are 132 spacious suites that include full kitchens featuring hob, fridge, microwave and dishwasher, flat-screen TV, sleeper sofas, workspace with desk, iHome docking station, and incredibly comfortable beds with a choice of pillows to ensure you leave feeling rested. En-suite bathrooms feature a shower/bath combination and delightful eco-friendly toiletries.

Junior Suites sleep four people and come with a choice of king, queen, or two queen beds and can be upgraded to a Junior Patio Suite with outdoor space and seating. The One Bedroom Suite has the same choice of beds, extra living space, a separate bedroom and the deluxe suites include a dining area or terrace.

The Two Bedroom Suite features two separate bedrooms with king or queen beds, a sleeper sofa in the living area, a dining area, workspace, three flat screen TVs, two bathrooms and a fully appointed kitchen with appliances and modern granite pantry. Some of these also include a terrace.

Terrace Hotel Suites and Patio Suites can sleep up to either three or six people depending on the room type and include the same fantastic features as before but with either a private terrace overlooking Manhattan or a ground floor private patio.

For something really special, there is the Penthouse Suite – a pair of one-bedroom luxurious suites with expansive private terraces – a rare find in Manhattan. With sleek bathrooms and kitchens, the suites have been styled with a neutral palette, garden-inspired aesthetic, and beautifully soft-textured upholstery. Accommodating up to four guests, both penthouses can be reserved as one two-bedroom penthouse.

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Located in a safe and quiet neighbourhood, the Gardens NYC is the perfect choice for families visiting New York. The suites are incredibly spacious and, uniquely for a Manhattan abode, there are Private Garden Terrace Suites that allow you to relax on your own furnished patio – plenty of outdoor space for little ones to let off steam. Positioned on the secluded side of the hotel, they really do provide an oasis of calm away from city life. Deluxe suites include a dining area or terrace, are also a good choice for families. Cots, pushchairs, highchairs and babysitters are available on request.

All suites have fully-equipped kitchens, so if you don’t fancy venturing out, you can prepare your own meals. There are grocery stores within a block of the hotel, so buying food is easy, and the hotel can even provide a junior grocery kit from their delivery service to make sure your little ones are catered for. There are plenty of child-friendly restaurants nearby, but you can also take advantage of in-room dining from a selection of Upper East Side restaurants.

You are within walking distance of lots of kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and its Zoo, Dylan’s Candy Bar, and of course, the rest of this amazing city is easily accessible from here. The concierge team at the front desk are always on hand to help plan any visits or arrange family-friendly restaurants and activities.


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The Gardens NYC is located on a quiet residential street in the heart of the Upper East Side, on East 64th St, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues. Just a five-minute walk away is Lexington and 63rd Street Subway Station, which will take you to New York landmarks including Times Square. Central Park is a short stroll away and great shops and restaurants can be found on 5th Avenue which is within a 10-minute walk of the hotel.

JFK International Airport is about an hour way, Newark Airport is approximately one hour and 15 minutes and LaGuardia is about 35 minutes. Valet parking is available.

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