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Upper West Side Attractions

Explore the City Near The Lucerne

Central Park

Central Park stretches from Central Park South (59th St.) to 110th St. at the northern end and from 5th Ave. on the East Side to Central Park West (8th Ave.) on the West Side. The park has a great bike trail and jogging trail. You can also take a beautiful horse and carriage ride anytime of the year. The Central Park Zoo is open all year round and is fun for the whole family.

The American Museum Of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History is located at Central Park West and 79th Street in New York City. One of the most famous museums in New York, AMNH is home to many animals from our past. Learn about space and evolution under one roof.

The Children's Museum

The Children’s Museum located just 4 blocks north on 83rd Street between Amsterdam and Broadway. Parents will love this interactive playhouse for kids.


What is a visit to NY without a sandwich or a dessert from Zabar’s. Located only two blocks from The Lucerne Hotel, Zabar’s is famous for is coffee and great sandwiches. Fair price and great quality is what you will find at Zabar’s.

Sony Imax Theatre

Located just one mile south of our hotel, Imax theatre is home to the largest movie screen in NYC. This one-of-a-kind theater is great for the whole family who love to watch movies together.

Place Name Phone Show on map
Nice Matin 212 873 6423

French Mediterranean

Zabar's 212 787-2000

Grocery and Cafe

Sarabeth's 212 496-6280


Fishtag 212 362-7470

Greek seafood

Ouest 212 580-8700

New American

Bistro Citron 212 400-9401

 French Country

Tavern on the Green 212-877-8684

Restored Central Park icon for American fare

The Loeb Boathouse  212 517-2233


Saravanaa Bhavan 212 721-7755

South Indian - vegan and kosher friendly

Blossom on Columbus 212 875-2600

Vegan - kosher friendly

Coppolas 212-877-3840


Prime KO 212 496-1888

Japanese Steakhouse - kosher

Gray's Papaya 212 799-0243

Hot Dogs & Topical Juices

Place Name Phone Show on map
Saks Fifth Avenue 212 753-4000
Apple Store Fifth Avenue 212 336-1440
H&M 855 466-7467
Gucci Fifth Avenue 212 826-2600
Marshalls 212 579-4101
DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse 917 746-9422
Century 21 Department Store 212 518-2121
L'Occitane en Provence 212 580-1875
Stuart Weitzman 212 873-0983
lululemon 212 362-5294
Apple Store 212 209-3400
Bloomingdales Outlet 212-634-3190
Place Name Phone Show on map
American Museum of Natural History 212 769-5100
Metropolitan Museum of Art 212 535-7710
New York Historical Society 212 873-3400
Children's Museum of Manhattan 212 721-1234
Rose Center for Earth & Space 212 769-5100
The Museum of Modern Art 212 708-9400
Frick Collection 212-288-0700
Place Name Phone Show on map
Sony IMAX Theater 888 262-4386
Beacon Theater 212 465-6500
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts 212 875-5456
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre 212 769-7406
Manhattan Swing Orchestras 212 769-3600
Stage 72 212 362-2590
Riverside Symphony 212 864-4197
AMC 84th Street 6 212 721-6023
AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 212 336-5020
Apollo Theater

Performing/Concert Hall

Madison Square Garden


Bowery Ballroom

Performing/Concert Hall

Radio City Music Hall

Performing/Concert Hall

Carnegie Hall

Performing/Concert Hall



Place Name Phone Show on map
Central Park 212 310-6600
Riverside Park 212 870-3070
Strawberry Fields 212 310-6600
Shakespeare Garden 212 310-6600
Place Name Phone Show on map
Rockefeller Center 212 332-6868
Belvedere Castle 212 772-0288
Columbus Circle 212-823-6300
The Dakota 212 362-1448
Top of the Rock 212 698-2000
Empire State Building Observatory
One World Observatory 844 696-1776
Place Name Phone Show on map
Columbia University 212 854-1754
Morningside Campus 212 854-1745

Main Campus

Medical Center 212 305-2862

College of Physicians & Surgeons

Robert K. Kraft Field at Lawrence A. Wien Stadium

Football Stadium

Fort Washington Avenue Armory 212 923-1803

Track/Field Center

Teachers College Columbia University 212 678-3000
Barnard College 212 854-5262

Barnard Main Campus

Columbia Presbyterian Hospital 212 305-2500

Univeristy Hospital

Place Name Phone Show on map
Barley & Grain 646 360-3231


Stand Up NY 212 595-0850

Comedy Club

Blondies 212 362-4360

Sports bar Amazing Wings

Prohibition 212 579-3100

lounge, live music

ABC Studios
Jewish Community Center of Manhattan
Jacob Javitz Convention Center
The Lucerne Hotel
201 West 79th Street, NY, 10024, USA
Phone: 212.875.1000