The Bristol

300 East 56th Street   |   Midtown East

Sutton Place has long been one of Manhattan's most luxurious neighborhoods an understated pocket of quiet sophistication in Midtown East that is home to some of the most elegant apartments for rent in Manhattan. While The Bristol's luxurious rental apartments and classically elegant exterior make it quite at home in its exclusive neighborhood, The Bristol's very contemporary rental units and state-of-the-art amenities also make it one of the most unique no-fee rentals in Midtown East. The Bristol is a modern luxury apartment building with old-school charm and a classic New York address.

The Bristol stands out for its architectural elegance even in this exclusive neighborhood, lush landscaping and attractive fountains give the exterior an appealing look, while the two-story lobby sets an elegant tone that the rest of the building matches both in the lovely public spaces and spacious, gracious apartment homes. The apartments for rent at The Bristol all feature unusually generous floor plans, with one-bedroom apartments, two-bedroom apartments and three-bedroom apartments each distinguished by unique grace notes and uncommon luxuries. Lovely hardwood floors are the rule, and the gourmet kitchens and spacious baths feature finishes that nicely balance classic style with contemporary convenience. Ultra-spacious closets add extra convenience to The Bristol's residences, with jumbo walk-in closets in every unit.

The amenities and building services at The Bristol are every bit as luxurious as the residences. An on-site parking facility and attentive 24-hour doorman service, valet and maid service add precious convenience, while the closed-circuit TV security system adds extra security. The custom-designed children's playroom is well stocked with toys, games and other fun stuff; The Bristol's fully equipped fitness center is similarly well-appointed with state-of-the-art cardio and strength-training equipment. A lush green rooftop sun deck offers striking views of the city below and the stars above. Copious resident storage reduces apartment clutter. Taken together, the amenities at The Bristol are all very Sutton Place luxurious without being showy, and comfortable in every way.

The benefits of The Bristol's location extend beyond the popular and prestigious dining and shopping options for which the neighborhood is justly famous. Crosstown bus service at 57th Street and a host of nearby mass transit options it's a short walk to the subway at either 59th Street (home of the 4, 5, 6, N, R, and W trains) or 53rd Street (E and V trains put the rest of the city within easy reach. The streets surrounding The Bristol are some of the loveliest residential blocks in Manhattan, and it's a credit to The Bristol's understated elegance, inside and out, that it fits in perfectly amid these sophisticated environs.

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Apartment Info


  • Self-Controlled Heat and A/C
  • Oversized Windows
  • Hardwood Floors


  • Soaking Tub
  • New/Renovated
  • Marble


  • Wooden Cabinetry
  • Granite Countertops
  • Fully-Equipped Kitchen
  • Dishwasher

The Bristol Info


Year Built


Number of Apartments


Number of Floors


Building Access



Glenwood Operating Corp.


Glenwood Management

Service Level

Full Service Concierge


Post-war High-rise

Building Amenities:

  • Video Security
  • Valet Service
  • Lounge
  • Laundry Service
  • Health Club
  • Garage
  • Driveway
  • Doorman
  • Children’s Playroom
  • Attended Lobby

Building Features:

  • Self-Controlled Heat and AC
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Roof Deck
  • Private Storage
  • Laundry Room
  • Garden
  • Fitness Center
  • Elevator
  • Bike Room