Furnished Apartments in Midtown East

Midtown East Serviced Apartments for Rent

With the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building nearby, this neighbourhood is hugely popular with all travellers. Plus, with access to 5th Avenue and great shopping attractions, it’s not hard to see why so many love this part of the city. To enjoy it more, guests need the perfect place to stay. Luckily, TheSqua.re has furnished apartments all over Midtown East that are awaiting residency.

Some of Our Top Furnished Apartments in Midtown East include:

Complete with the likes of a fully equipped kitchen, a flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi connection, cosy and stylish furnishings, beds that are ideal to recharge in for the next day and even the possibility of gym access and more, these furnished apartments in Midtown East will bring any short or extended stay to life.

Where to Stay in Midtown East

Due to the close proximity to outstanding attractions and retail establishments, this neighbourhood can be mightily busy sometimes. However, like any busy neighbourhood, there are always going to be streets and corners that are quieter than the rest. To enjoy the reduced volume levels, guests should book somewhere that’s not too near the big attractions like the Chrysler Building. However, as this is New York, The City That Never Sleeps, the noise is still going to be higher than average even if guests do choose somewhere “quieter”.

From Park Avenue to 5th Avenue, East 57th Street, East 43rd Street, and 2nd Avenue, the options are more numerable and flexible than what most would assume. So whether it’s close to all the action or tucked out of the way, finding the right place to stay in Midtown East is simple with TheSqua.re.

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Facts About Midtown East

When all bags are packed, it pays for guests to know where they’re going - at least to understand a bit of the history and culture that they’ll be landing into. Rather than trawling through Google and Wikipedia, here are a few facts about Midtown East that are worth knowing for every traveller:

  • The Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the headquarters of the United Nations, Grand Central Terminal, and Rockefeller Center are in or close to the neighbourhood.
  • The majority of New York City's skyscrapers, including its tallest hotels and apartment towers, are in Midtown.
  • Midtown East refers to the area between 42nd and 59th Streets, and between 5th Avenue and the East River.
  • The median income is $120,854.
  • Midtown is part of Manhattan Community District 5.
  • Sixth Avenue has the headquarters of three of the four major U.S. television networks.
  • Midtown is the country's largest commercial, entertainment, and media centre, and also a growing financial center.
  •  It is patrolled by the 14th and 18th Precincts of the New York City Police Department.

Things to Do in Midtown East

Midtown itself is home to most of the big attractions that fill up the tour guides and “the top 10” lists. With that in mind, it will be very difficult for guests to become bored when staying in this unique and pivotal neighborhood. Empire State Building? Check. Museum of Modern Art? Check. 5th Avenue? Check. For the uninitiated, the Q&A below will be a handy guide for things to do in Midtown East.

Q. What are the most popular things to see in Midtown East?

These are the top 10 attractions in Midtown East:

  • Grand Central Terminal
  • Seagram Building
  • Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
  • St Patrick’s Cathedral
  • 5th Avenue
  • Rockefeller Center
  • UN Nations Headquarters
  • Chrysler Building
  • Japan Society
  • Midtown Comics

Q. Where should you spend your nights in Midtown East?

Here are the best bars in Midtown East:

  • Club Bonafide
  • Lavo Nightlife
  • Friars Club
  • The INKwell 
  • Club Usagi
  • Sapphire New York
  • Le Reve
  • Club Gera Gera
  • Evolve
  • Uncle Charlie’s Piano Lounge

Places to Visit in Midtown East

Everyone loves to relax and look around all the key attractions that make a city unique. And the same is true with New York, the City That Never Sleeps. Being so impressively big, each one of the neighbourhoods has its own attractions that add to the city experience but bring out the individual character of the areas. Midtown East has its own must-see attractions, found below:

The top 10 places to visit in Midtown East are:

  • Grand Central Terminal - This is one of the most recognizable stations in the city and connects New Yorkers with more of the East Coast and beyond
  • Seagram Building - Standing at 157 m tall, this is a prime example of functionalist architecture
  • Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) - One of the largest modern art museums in the world, this is not to be missed
  • St Patrick’s Cathedral - Guests that love Neo-Gothic architecture will love this Roman Catholic Cathedral
  • 5th Avenue - One of the most expensive streets in the world for shoppers and real estate and home to the Museum Mile
  • Rockefeller Center - Consisting of 19 commercial buildings covering 22 acres, there’s also an observation deck with some unrivaled views over Central Park
  • UN Nations Headquarters - Where the issues of the world are debated and discussed 
  • Chrysler Building - A rival to the Empire State Building, this is one of the essential skyline landmarks that deserves a selfie
  • Japan Society - Visit the remarkable institution that has brought the US and Japan closer together for the past century
  • Midtown Comics - One of the best comic book stores in the city, this is where superheroes, Jedi Knights, Time Lords, and Dragon Slayers pass the time

Places to Eat in Midtown East

Feasting on scrumptious foods is one of life’s great luxuries. And nowhere is this more joyous than in the Big Apple, a city as diverse as any food palette. Every part of New York has a wide range of restaurants with worldly cuisines just waiting to be devoured...and Midtown East is no different. The Q&A below will help guests to find the right place to eat in the neighbourhood.

Q. What are the best restaurants in Midtown East?

Here are the top 10 restaurants in Midtown East:

  • Sushi Yashuda
  • Bukhara Grill
  • Hillstone
  • Avra Estiatorio
  • Shun Lee Palace
  • Alcala Restaurant
  • Piccolo Fiore
  • Grand Central Oyster Bar and Restaurant
  • Midtown Restaurant
  • Tao Uptown

Q. What are Midtown East’s cheaper dining options?

Saving money is easy when eating at these cheap restaurants:

  • Café Zaiya
  • Xi'an Famous Foods
  • Mee Noodle
  • Bengal Tiger
  • Uncle Gussy's
  • Toasties East
  • Eggs Travaganza
  • Potbelly Sandwich Shop
  • Teresa's Brick Oven Pizza & Cafe
  • Glaze Teriyaki

Street Food in Midtown East

When leisure or corporate travelers need a quick burst of energy or need to grapple with their appetite quickly, they have NYC’s infamous street food to help. Food carts dot the streets of Midtown East in the same way that they do in the rest of the city’s neighborhoods. Rather than wandering around for hours at a time trying to find the right one, these are the carts that guests should be keeping an eye out for.

  • Yogi Korean Cart
  • Uncle Gussy's
  • Trini Paki Boys Halal Food Cart
  • Yankee Doodle Dandy's
  • Eggs Travaganza
  • Tacos Juquilita
  • Chop Steak New York
  • Rafiqi's Halal Food
  • Wafels & Dinges Pop-up Shop at Bryant Park
  • Korilla BBQ

Shopping in Midtown East

Everyone loves to shop when they’re in New York - hardly surprising given the scale of everything. While there are a variety of shopping areas, a lot are in Midtown. But what about Midtown East? The simple answer is yes. From easy access to 5th Avenue, The Atrium and 2nd Avenue, the shopping highlights are more than top-notch.

Some of the shopping attractions in Midtown East are:

  • 5th Avenue
  • The Atrium
  • Ground Central Coffee Company
  • Grand Central Square
  • A La Mode
  • Buttercup Bake Shop
  • Bluestone Lane Midtown East Coffee Shop
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Zara
  • Yankees Clubhouse
  • Staples
  • Dover Street Market
  • Muji
  • Bloomingdales

Transportation in Midtown East

For the uninitiated, New York’s transport system can appear overwhelming. Like many large metropolitan cities, there are many ways of getting around the city, with the subway, buses and cabs being the most popular options. 

The New York Subway is one of the most famous mass transit systems in the world. Throughout the borough of Manhattan, the subway is the easiest way to travel around. A subway fare is $2.75. This will allow passengers to anywhere on the subway providing they don’t leave the underground. It is possible for them to purchase both a weekly and monthly pass for the subway for extra convenience.

The subway stations in Midtown East are:

  • Grand Central - 42nd Street
  • Lexington Avenue - 53rd Street
  • 5th Avenue - 53rd Street
  • Lexington Avenue - 59th Street
  • 5th Avenue
  • Lexington Avenue - 63rd Street

Weather in Midtown East

Like many cities in the west, New York’s weather varies from season to season. New York’s average temperature varies throughout the year, with the months of April to September generally being the warmest months. But, in the city during the peak of summer can get very hot, so guests need to be sure to stay hydrated. 

New York weather in the winter can be very cold, with temperatures frequently reaching below zero Celsius. 

The average temperature in New York in the summer is around 27°. In winter, the average temperature is 5°, while the average temperatures in Spring and Autumn are 7° and 12° respectively.