created by | Jeanette
transit | walkable
total distance | 0.7 miles
est. transit time | 16 minute walk end to end

Rose Hill is one of those little known sub neighborhoods in Manhattan. It consists of the area just south of Murray Hill and just north of Gramercy Park, neighboring the Flatiron District and NoMad. The area is also sometimes just referred to as Gramercy Park or Flatiron but I enjoy the character that is conveyed in it's original name. This guide is all about celebrating the unhurried Sunday experience. From a relaxed "country" brunch in the city to a mid day stroll through one of New York's best parks.


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$$ Comfort Food | Country-chic setting
159 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10016 (near 30th)
(212) 481-3800


Start your perfect lazy Sunday off at Penelope's on Lexington. With brunch dishes like Nutella French Toast and Biscuits and Gravy it's not a surprise this intimate neighborhood hot spot is always bustling. 

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Dover Street Market

$$$$ | High End Fashions
160 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10016 (near 30th)
(646) 837-7750


Once you've had your fill, take a short walk across to the street to the Dover Street Market. The perfect place to window shop after a filling and lazy brunch. Part store, part showcase, this spot can provide an education in high end street fashion and a perfect place to spend a lazy Sunday.

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Madison Square Park

Free | Public Park
Between 5th and Madison Avenue and 23rd and 26th Street


Enjoy beautiful views of the Flatiron and Empire State buildings as well as great people watching in this public park in the center of the Flatiron neighborhood. The park features a variety of art installations, sculptures, playground, a dog run and several small lawns surrounded by winding walk way lined with benches . . .not to mention there's a Shake Shack.

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Royalton Park Avenue

$$$ | Hotel and lounge
420 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10016 (near 29th)
(212) 317-2900


The perfect end to the perfect lazy Sunday, drinks atop the Royalton Park Avenue. Formerly the Gansevoort Park Avenue. As with the other Gansevoort properties, this one was designed to be enjoyed with a drink in hand. Although the ownership has changed it's still a great rooftop to soak up the skyline and city views and enjoy the end of the weekend.

Book a stay at the Royalton Park Avenue

Royalton Park Avenue

4 star hotel | rooms $200-$300/night
420 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10016
(212) 317-2900

In addition to having an amazing rooftop, the Royalton Park Avenue is also a beautiful hotel perfectly situated in one of the best neighborhoods in Manhattan. Book your room now!


“Rooms were lovely, loads of space and storage, very clean environment..."

- An, U.K. Booking.com

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