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AKA United Nations Residences

Executive Apartments in Midtown East

Welcome to the re-envisioned AKA United Nations, home to diplomats, entertainment executives and global leisure and business travelers, seeking sophisticated corporate apartments and extended stay suites in one of New York City's most dynamic and international neighborhoods. AKA United Nations luxury serviced residences are situated on East 46th Street, in Manhattan’s historic and residential Midtown East neighborhood. It is centered between the distinctive United Nations headquarters complex to the east and the vibrant midtown business district surrounding Grand Central Terminal to the west. Residents enjoy seamless access to myriad restaurants and bars and the Grand Central Market, as well as cultural attractions such as the sculptures at the U.N., concerts at Turtle Bay Music School, and exhibits at the Japan Society, plus iconic landmarks like Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall and the Chrysler Building.

AKA United Nations' collection of 95 contemporary one-bedroom luxury residences in Manhattan has been completely reinvented with a style that reflects NYC’s global character and the energetic spirit of the AKA lifestyle. Residences feature well-proportioned, light-filled rooms, brand new gourmet kitchens, hardwood floors and modern furnishings, designed by Edward Asfour of New York's Asfour Guzy Architects. Most of AKA United Nations’ rental apartments include a private terrace, a tranquil spot for taking in daytime city views or evening stargazing. Thoughtful spaces include a sophisticated and welcoming lobby, living room-inspired lounge and adjacent garden, cutting edge Technogym Fitness Center with garden views, and a communal work table.

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Amenities

With a living room-inspired lounge area , a 24-hour gym and on-site laundry, you will find all the comforts of home at AKA United Nations, plus a few unexpected surprises.

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Services

From complimentary Wi-Fi and same day valet laundry service to housekeeping, business facilities and more, AKA United Nations offers everything you may desire during your stay.

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Design

AKA United Nations combines comfort and artful design for a one-of-a-kind residential experience in New York with design by Edward Asfour of New York's Asfour Guzy Architects.

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I have stayed at AKA while filming and working in many cities and truly appreciate the space, comfort, privacy and attentiveness of the staff. The suites have a very open and inspiring atmosphere. My most recent stays at AKA Sutton Place, Rittenhouse Square, and Beverly Hills were wonderful.

Richard Gere

I am a big fan of AKA. I have stayed at three AKA's, two in New York and now here in Philadelphia. I love AKA!" said Jennifer Lawrence to Larry Korman, while staying with AKA and filming The Silver Linings Playbook with Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro in Philadelphia.

Jennifer Lawrence

Wayne Newton and his wife Kat got a taste of both the east coast AKA and the west coast AKA this winter. Wayne not only appreciated the privacy and residential feel of both properties, and the anonymity that affords them, but also the full scale kitchen for late night snacks!

Wayne Newton

AKA is one of the best kept secrets," said Andy Garcia after staying at AKA Sutton Place for two months while filming City Island. "You have the space of a suite coupled with sharp attention to detail from a staff who make you feel right at home without being overwhelming. I was able to come and go as I pleased with an anonymity that is hard to come by in New York City. Don’t tell too many people about this. I’ll be back!

Andy Garcia

Actor James Caan is well known for his many renowned Hollywood performances, arguably the most popular being his signature role as Sonny Corleone in The Godfather, which scored him a Best Supporting Actor nomination.

James Caan

AKA Hotels are a great hotel idea run by great people. Apartments in a Hotel for those who are staying in one of their cities for longer than just a few nights. To have a full-blown kitchen is just great. It means you're not relying on the same old room service menu night after night and don't have to book that lonesome table for one if you don't feel like it. But the best thing about the AKA group is the staff.

James Purefoy

Word-of-mouth recommendations are the best way to go, so when a friend suggested AKA, I booked my New York stay at its Central Park property.  What makes AKA so special is a long list of things: amazing locations, stylish, spacious suites with full kitchens, the helpful and courteous staff, and the beds!  The beds are amazing – key when you’re on the road and in need of a great night's sleep.  All in all, staying at AKA means you’re getting the best of the best.

Shannen Doherty

I spent two months at AKA Marylebone for business and it is an absolutely wonderful place to stay. What a fantastic location, surrounded by plenty of wonderful restaurants, pubs, cafes, and shops and just down the street from one of London’s most beautiful parks, Regent’s Park. My suite was fully equipped, incredibly comfortable, from the heated floor in the bathroom to the incredibly cozy bed. The staff is knowledgeable, delightful, and efficient. I highly recommend AKA.

Kathleen Rose Perkins

I love my stays at AKA. I feel like I have my own apartment!" – Maria Menounos, correspondent for E! and film producer.

Maria Menounos

While teaching and doing makeup for clients on the West Coast, I had the pleasure to stay at the stylish, spacious AKA Beverly Hills property...My stay was awesome. The AKA Staff are super friendly, courteous and professional. I truly felt like it was my home away from home. I can't wait to come back!

Carl Ray

AKA is a great place to stay with all the amenities you need for an easy and stress-free stay. The staff is wonderful!

Kathleen Turner

As a guest of AKA Central Park's penthouse during New York Fashion Week this year, I can say that the accommodations are fantastic. As a designer myself, I appreciate the design of the space and the beautiful terraces. As a musician, I really enjoyed the overall atmosphere at the hotel – it’s just a great scene. Highly recommended." 

Richie Sambora

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