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The Sherry-Netherland

781 Fifth Avenue At 59th Street | New York, NY 10022-1092  [SEE MAP]New York, NY  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Luxury hotel situated near Central Park
Some say for a hotel of this caliber, attention to detail could improve
Elegant luxury at its finest, The Sherry-Netherland hotel of the high-class Upper East Side offers guests a palatial experience with its high ceilings, large bathrooms, high-end shops and contemporary, art-filled rooms. Recent guests particularly compliment this hotel's stylish accommodations, filled with large marble baths, complimentary morning newspapers and free Wi-Fi access. And most report an excellent stay overall thanks to the hotel's refined setting, superb location and delectable cuisine and cocktails served at the on-site restaurant and bar Harry Cipriani. However, a few mentioned the attention to detail could improve slightly, considering this hotel's caliber. Since the hotel is part of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, I Prefer members can earn points and use free stay certificates here.
New York, NY
Hotel Class
Property Type
Hotel, 50 rooms
Primary View
City center, Neighborhood
Opulent, Historic



  • 4.5Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating


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Critic Reviews



Since its opening in 1927, The Sherry-Netherland has been a Central Park favorite and a Fifth Avenue landmark thanks to its stunning architecture and Gothic minaret.



Rich in charm and elegance, with classic upscale New York character, this unique hotel exhibits a potent blend of sophistication centered around traditional 20th century decor and discreet service.

AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019

Condé Nast Traveler


Built in 1927, this former residential hotel across from Central Park earns perfect scores for its "wonderful service," "perfect location," and rooms with a "million-dollar view of the park."

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 828 have reviewed the The Sherry-Netherland, giving it a rating of 5, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 828 reviews 5.0 (based on 828 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The opulent lobby transitions to guest rooms where traditional luxury details (marble baths and conservative color palettes) meet modern amenities (LCD TVs and iPod docking stations). All rooms have the same amenities including the hotel's standard king-sized bed and are uniquely decorated – some have vintage furniture or even (non-functioning) fireplaces.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Guest rooms have a shower/tub combo and some suites have separate showers and tubs.
  • Full concierge services, flower bouquet and chocolates upon arrival, notary public, and white-gloved elevator attendants to send you to your room

Standard room size350 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

In the Upper East Side, on the edge of Central Park's southeastern tip, this historic hotel is hard to miss. In an old-money area that oozes luxury this hotel fits right in with its Fifth Avenue clock and Gothic minaret. This area is bustling during the day, but empties out in the evenings.
  • On Fifth Avenue, the hotel is just a stroll away from high-end shopping like Tiffany's, Louis Vuitton, Burberry and Chanel to name a few
  • Four subway stations within a five block radius (subway lines F, N, Q, R, 4, 5 and 6)
  • 24-hour valet parking ($75 to $85)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service (with fee)

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping


A lively Italian haunt filled with regulars, Harry Cipriani is a "near duplicate" of Harry's Bar in Venice. The restaurant serves Venetian-style Italian food at a 20 percent discount to hotel guests.
  • Harry Cipriani is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week.
  • While the part of the Upper East Side surrounding the Sherry-Netherland isn't particularly known for its innovative restaurant scene, there are a few tucked away options including some delis four blocks south on Seventh Avenue
  • Room service from the restaurant is available from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesItalian

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast


The hotel began as the world's largest apartment building in 1927, and still houses several families, so the concierge is no stranger to accommodating family needs. From arranging babysitting services to kids amenities like age-appropriate welcome gifts, the Sherry-Netherland is a luxury experience for the whole family.
  • Five blocks south of the Central Park Zoo
  • A short walk through Central Park to the ice skating rink
  • The practically next-door Apple store will delight teens; the American Girl Place and Nintendo World for younger kids are about a 10-block walk south along Fifth Avenue
  • Kids Club
  • Free Kids Club
  • Fee for Kids Club
  • Cribs
  • High Chairs


The fitness center includes treadmills, free weights, a weight machine and exercise bikes in its white-walled and mirrored space. Exercise and balance balls are also available.
  • Towel service and free bottled water
  • Cardio machines feature individual entertainment centers
  • The hotel does offer guided runs through Central Park via free maps
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


There is a small 24-hour business center for guest use featuring two computers and a printer. The Sherry-Netherland does not have meeting rooms or host functions/events.
    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available


    Dogs of all sizes and shapes are welcome, the Sherry-Netherland's only restriction is that dogs must be carried or use the service elevator when transiting through public areas. Housekeeping will not service the room unless the dog is out of the room or crated.
    • Dogs welcomed for no additional fee. Additional freebies include a tin with dog treats and doggie pick-up bags
    • Many walking trails through the green space of Central Park
    • Additional services like walking, sitting or grooming can be booked through the concierge
    • Pets allowed (free)
    • Dog walking
    • Pet-sitting

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