Elegant hotel in Upper East Side, steps from Central Park Madison Avenue shopping Steps from Central Park on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, The Surrey has Madison Avenue’s fine-dining and boutique shopping on its doorstep. From the hotel, it’s a 10-minute walk to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and a 20-minute cab ride to Times Square. A picnic in Central Park You can take a picnic and explore Central Park aboard one of the hotel’s custom Bobbin Bicycles, free for guests in warmer months. With Madison Avenue right outside, it’s a 1-minute stroll to shop for new Louboutins at high-end stores or check out Whitney Museum exhibitions. Fine-dining and service The Michelin-starred Café Boulud serves fine French fare all day, and you can sip cocktails in Bar Pleiades or on the seasonal roof terrace while watching the sun descend over New York. Why not precede dinner with a beauty treatment or massage at Cornelia Spa? Plush beds, iPod® dock Sophisticated rooms feature hand-painted wardrobes, gourmet minibars, and plush beds with SFERRA® linens. You can retreat to your marble bath with Mitchell and Peach® amenities and Pratesi® robes, and stream music through an iPod® dock or catch a movie on the flat-screen TV.