Things to Do in Midtown
Enjoy Your Key to the City
Conveniently located near Sutton Place, Tudor City and Murray Hill, Sutton Court Hotel Residences is home to a collection of short-term furnished rooms ideal for business and leisure travel. Corporate guests will appreciate our easy access to Midtown's business district and the United Nations, with the Financial District just a short train ride away. Leisure guests will enjoy a number of activities, from touring Central Park and St. Patrick's Cathedral to spending time at Dangerfield's Comedy Club and the Chrysler Building. Explore attractions and more things to do around our Midtown extended stay hotel with our handy guide.
Designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, the United Nations building in NYC has served as the official headquarters of the United Nations since its completion in 1952. Just 10 minutes away, guests can take a private tour to get a behind-the-scenes view of the Organization at work.
Central Park is just a short distance away from Sutton Court Hotel Residences, ensuring your city stay is infused with nature at one of the most popular urban parks in the world. Whether you’re traveling with your entire family or in the city solo, you’ll enjoy a variety of attractions across 843 acres including lush meadows, sprawling waters, and classical architecture. The park also hosts a number of events throughout the year including music festivals and outdoor theatre.
Roosevelt Island Tram
The four-minute ride, which offers beautiful views to its passengers, has been praised in The New York Times as "the most exciting view in New York City!" It makes approximately 115 trips per day, gliding at approximately 16 miles per hour at 3,100 feet.
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St. Patrick's Cathedral, situated on chic Fifth Avenue near Rockefeller Center, is arguably the most grandiose ecclesiastical building in New York. It is designed in Neo-Gothic style.
Shopping on 57th Street and 5th Avenue
New York City is home to some of the most famous shopping avenues in the country, including 57th Street and Fifth Avenue. Browse flagship stores and popular boutiques that include Bergdorf Goodman, Louis Vuitton, Bulgari, Chanel, Burberry's and Prada.
Dangerfield's Comedy Club
Named after Rodney Dangerfield, this comedy club is noted as the longest running comedy club in the world and features the best of the best comedians of today (no amateurs!) in a daily lineup.
Grand Central Terminal
Not your average train terminal, Grand Central features 60 shops, 35 eateries, and a full calendar of events in a beautifully-designed and historic building-- a true NYC landmark. Don't be fooled by its beauty though. Behind its lofty arches and elegant marble is an incredible marvel of practical design and innovative engineering.
New York Transit Museum Annex
Featuring changing exhibitions and educational programming to collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret the cultural, social and technological history of public transportation in the New York metropolitan region, the Gallery Annex & Store in Grand Central also offers large selection of unique related publications, gifts, memorabilia, posters, toys and more.
Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge
As one of the major crossings of the East River, the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Queens for motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians alike. The bridge was constructed between 1901 and 1909 and opened to the traffic on June 18, 1909. The overall length of the bridge including the Manhattan and Queens approaches is 7,449 feet.
This famous Art Deco-style skyscraper is one of the top 10 most famous skyscrapers in the city, and was the tallest building in the world for a brief eleven months before the Empire State Building was finished. Though it is no longer the world’s tallest building, it is still considered one of the finest examples of Art Deco architecture in the world and is an iconic part of the city's skyline.