Free breakfast and wine near Metropolitan Museum of Art Upper East Side The Franklin Hotel is located in Manhattan’s Upper East Side neighborhood, 3 blocks from Central Park and Neue Galerie New York. A cab can take you to Hunter College in 6 minutes, and a 12-minute ride will place you at Rockefeller Center in Midtown. Museum Mile, Madison Ave The Museum Mile, 3 blocks away, is home to the iconic Metropolitan Museum of Art and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and there you’ll find pedestrian paths to enjoy Central Park. On Madison Avenue, 2 blocks away, you can shop at upscale stores like Barney’s New York. Free eats day and night The Franklin has a bed-and-breakfast atmosphere, right down to the free European buffet each morning, and when you return, you can enjoy a free wine and cheese reception. Espresso is also available for free 24 hours a day, and the hotel staff offer private bottle service. Free WiFi and iPod® docks Keeping with the intimate bed-and-breakfast feel, The Franklin Hotel houses 50 guestrooms where you can rest on a pillowtop mattress and amid Egyptian-cotton linens. You’ll find modern technology like iPod® docking stations and flat-screen TVs with pay-per-view, and WiFi is free.