In the heart of New York City’s Upper East Side, on a charming tree-lined street near Central Park, is a boutique hotel that will feel like home whether you’re in NYC for business or pleasure. The main focus of the Affinia Gardens experience is to help guests feel relaxed and calm, in an oasis in the city. From the calming color scheme, to the many “comfort of home” amenities, to the welcome greeting your pet companion will receive, the Affinia Gardens hotel will help your stay be your most relaxing one yet.
Open since 2005, after an extensive several-million dollar renovation, the Affinia Gardens hotel is a member of the Denihan Hospitality Group, a family brand which has hotels worldwide. From the start, this was intended to be a “Tranquil” suite boutique hotel. Featuring 129 suites, including 76 junior, 50 one-bedroom and three two-bedroom suites, Affinia Gardens offers relaxed and luxurious living whether you plan to stay for a weekend, a week, or more. All rooms conveniently include a kitchen area with refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker, plus rooms come with classy Hollywood mirrors, "philosophy" brand bath products, and contemporary decor featuring calming colors with rich dark wood furniture. The hotel strives to help guests feel as though they are staying in a comfortable and relaxing home-like setting, and even invites pets to stay with owners through their Jet Set Pets Program.
From the moment guests set foot inside the Affinia Gardens hotel, they’ll notice the difference. The lobby was recently renovated to evoke a relaxing and calm feeling for all the senses, with the soothing sound of running water, a pleasant lavender scent and beautiful lighting. Just off the lobby is the Serenity lounge, a space for guests to gather and relax while enjoying the hotel’s signature complimentary tea bar, featuring the hotel’s custom tea blend, the Affinia Blend from the Harney & Sons Fine Teas Company. At check-in, and even before, guests are treated to a range of choices to help personalize their stay, from the available handicap accessible rooms to the "My Affinia"program.
In order to help guests relax and enjoy themselves as much as possible, Affinia Gardens offers a Pillow menu, access to the 24-hour fitness center, in-room spa treatments, and a 24-hour room service menu from nearby local restaurants. If your traveling companion is four-footed and furry, Affinia Gardens is happy to offer pet amenities that rival the human ones during his or her stay! Let the hotel know in advance that you’ll be traveling with a pet or pets, and the hotel will have pet bowls, toys, treats and bedding ready upon arrival, plus a list of services available to your pooch during their stay, from pet friendly restaurants to in-room psychics.
In order the personalize your stay as much as possible, the Affinia Gardens hotel offers six pillow options on their “Pillow Menu,” including a sound-equipped pillow, hypoallergenic, memory, or feather and down pillow. Guests who want to enjoy an exclusive private retreat area right in the city can book a ground floor room with a Private Garden Terrace on the quiet back side of the hotel. The Affinia hotel room bed is a cozy and restful space featuring down comforters and luxury sheets. Depending on the type of room you choose, you’ll be treated to reclining chairs and chaise lounges, plus a dining area in the deluxe one-bedroom suites, or apartment-like living in the two-bedroom suites.
If you’re a frequent traveler to the Big Apple, or if this is your first time experiencing the sights and sounds of the city, you won’t be disappointed with your stay at Affinia’s luxury boutique hotel. You'll be located right in the heart of the Upper East Side’s charming neighborhood near Central Park. You will also be located close to Museum Mile featuring the Guggenheim and Metropolitan Museums, Madison Avenue for some of the world’s best shopping, and delicious cuisine at nearby restaurants. Even if you plan to stay in your cozy room, you can order fare from local eateries such as China Fun and Tony DiNapoli’s.
Affinia Gardens hotel aims to offer guests one of the best lodging options in New York City, and is currently undergoing even further improvements to help them achieve this goal. By December, the hotel will complete an upgrade to their generator, their fire alert system and their thermostat. Affinia Gardens offers guests true "comfort by design" right in the heart of one of the world’s truly designer cities.