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Gorgeous building right across from Central Park. Nice to take pictures of the outside of the building, but you aren't permitted in the building unless you live there or are visiting someone who lives there. A sign is clearly posted in front of the building...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank lynnc156
Reviewed 5 days ago

Giving this review on John Lennon`s birthday.. DAkota was on my list since many years ago. A must see for Beatles fans!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank madalina_margineanu
Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s a nice looking building with a friendly doorman but there’s nothing to see really it’s just history.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank love2travelGalicia
Reviewed 1 September 2019 via mobile

NYC has many iconic buildings but few hold such an attraction as The Dakota. No name on the building so if you are unsure ask a guard at the side entrance to confirm it. Make sure when you are there to cross the street to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank bukagirl
Reviewed 12 August 2019 via mobile

Walked across Central Park to see this iconic building. Beautiful facade and entrance, only diminished by the sadness of John Lennon's murder at the doorway. Still, until that point he had found a happy home here. Couldn't bring myself to visit New York without seeing...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MartinNeonValley
Reviewed 26 July 2019

The Dakota has been home to many of New York's famous residents over the years, including John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Judy Garland, Rosemary Clooney, Lauren Bacall, Roberta Flack, John Madden, Joe Namath, Gilda Radner, etc. It's place will always be cemented in history as the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank untdrum99
Reviewed 9 July 2019

This is a private residence so you can't go inside unless you live there or are visiting someone who lives there. What's interesting is that this is the former residence of John Lennon, and the current residence of Yoko Ono. Unfortunately this is also where...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank KnitLove
Reviewed 7 July 2019 via mobile

Went with my mum as she was a huge Beatles fan, shame there is no plaque or anything to remember John Lennon

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Essexnat
Reviewed 21 May 2019

The Dakota is an infamous residence in NYC, located just outside of Central Park West's park entrance. Of course, the gate entrance is where John Lennon's life was taken, too soon. Yoko still lives at The Dakota. The views of Central Park from her apartment...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Pettite
Reviewed 14 May 2019

If it wasn’t for the tragic murder of John Lennon, most people would never have heard of The Dakota. Just across from Central Park and the memorial garden of Strawberry Fields. Wasn’t sure what to expect, but there is nothing to show what went on,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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