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Top 5 vacation rentals near Central Park, New York

Searching for the perfect accommodation? Take a look at these gems and book your dream stay


Bridge over water in Central Park

When visiting New York, Central Park has to be high on your list of things to see. It's renowned for a reason, so be sure to go and see what all the fuss is about. It isn't every day you find yourself so close to something so special.

Where to stay near Central Park, New York

Here is our pick of the top 5 vacation rentals. Make your choice and treat yourself to a luxury stay.

Check You Out

Check You Out, Plum Guide home in New York

Check You Out, Plum Guide home in New York

Click to book Check You Out now: from £727 per night With its ornate old buildings, laidback atmosphere, and endless riverside strolling spots, it's easy to see why people have been moving to this area since the eighteenth century. And while Murray Hill has retained its charm over the years, the accommodation options have thankfully evolved since then. Among the traditional townhouses, you'll now find swanky high-rises like this one, which offers comfort, convenience, and a totally indulgent swimming pool. We can just picture tucking into a bagel on the private balcony or relaxing with a magazine in the sumptuous seating area. The plush sofa gives us Russian Blue cat vibes and you can totally pretend you're living the penthouse dream from the sunny rooftop terrace with its views of the NYC skyline. Back in your pad, woven rugs, unique checkerboard flooring and a sunshine yellow throw, transform those all white rooms into an inviting home. End the day with a lovingly cooked meal and a drink as the sun sets on another fabulous day in New York. Sleeps up to 2 | 1 Bedroom | 2 Bathrooms

Chic Side

Chic Side, Plum Guide home in New York

Chic Side, Plum Guide home in New York

Click to book Chic Side now: from £814 per night Live the high life in one of New York’s most exclusive areas. Find yourself surrounded by designer boutiques and cosmopolitan eateries when you stay in this chic Upper East Side home. Head across the road to reconnect with nature as you take in the amazing views over East River, or take a stroll around Central Park, just nine blocks away. This stylish home is the perfect place to enjoy some time to yourself, be that watching the world go by from the sizeable windows or sinking into the luxuriously soft sheets of the queen size bed. Guests can also take advantage of a range of exciting facilities the building has on offer. Check out the views from the roof deck, catch a movie in the media room or work up a sweat in the gym. There’s plenty on offer however you choose to spend your time in The Big Apple. Sleeps up to 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom

Scandi In The City

Scandi In The City, Plum Guide home in New York

Scandi In The City, Plum Guide home in New York

Click to book Scandi In The City now: from £1016 per night Soak in the wonders of New York City from the balcony of this Hudson Yard home. Slotted in the most unique of locations, Chelsea is the undisputed art capital of New York – and nothing less than the ‘city that never sleeps’. The best of both worlds for a city break, staying in this beautiful home means that you can overlook the Hudson River and take in nature while absorbing the bustling city life too. Fancy staying in after a long day of exploring? Not a problem – the Scandi-inspired interiors throughout the apartment create a cool, calm and collected atmosphere to accompany any taste. With a fully stocked kitchen for all your catering needs, it’s your choice to make between the city bites and homely creations. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Gilded Saturn

Gilded Saturn, Plum Guide home in New York

Gilded Saturn, Plum Guide home in New York

Click to book Gilded Saturn now: from £204 per night This is a small but stylish studio apartment, best suited for a solo traveller or a couple. The leather dining chairs remind us of the seats in old Italian race cars, which really adds a romantic element to this modern space. The building itself offers guests free use of the gym, as well as the rooftop barbecue area, so there’s plenty to do outside of the apartment. Never mind the fact that you’ll be in the heart of Manhattan, just around the corner from some of the city’s top attractions. Sleeps up to 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom

Blue Squiggle

Blue Squiggle, Plum Guide home in New York

Blue Squiggle, Plum Guide home in New York

Click to book Blue Squiggle now: from £289 per night This open-plan studio style apartment is a delight. Granted, it's not in the hippest area, and it's not enormous, but it's stylishly decorated and works perfectly as a base for those looking to be in Midtown. Most importantly (for us anyway), the bed is super comfy bed and you'll also have access to the building's fab roof terrace, gym, and concierge too. Sleeps up to 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom

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