Whether you’re looking for a neighborhood to call home or somewhere to stay while visiting New York, the Upper West Side offers something for everybody. Residents flock to the Upper West Side for the elegant pre-war landmark buildings and many brownstones which line the streets of Broadway, Central Park West, Riverside Drive and West End Avenue. Perhaps the most famous of these being the star-studded Dakota. The hotels of the Upper West Side not only offer more value than in many other neighborhoods of New York, but the more quiet, residential feel of the Upper West Side also allows you to escape the chaos of Midtown and Downtown. Finally, the Upper West Side is home to two of New York’s most famous parks, Central Park and Riverside Park, which overlooks the Hudson River, making the Upper West Side is a beautiful and scenic environment for leisure time and raising a family.