10 Reasons to Extend Your Stay
You’ve had such a blast in New York City why leave now? We’re giving you ten reasons to extend your stay and enjoy more of the world’s greatest culture and cuisine.
Gotten a taste of all that NYC has to offer, and craving more? Looking for an excuse to extend your stay by a day (or two…or three)? Well, you’re in luck: here are our top 10 reasons to stay just a little bit longer in the city that never sleeps.
1. Our Distinctive Neighborhood
Affinia’s Fifty, Gardens, and Shelburne hotels are all located in midtown, which puts you a few blocks away from everything you could need for an authentic New York night out. From world-class dining to late night jazz, there is plenty for you to do here without ever having to set foot on a subway train. You could head for a cultural evening at the MoMa (it’s open until 8pm on Fridays, with free admission from 4pm), stroll into Central Park and dine at the Loeb Boathouse, or follow our itinerary for the perfect date night.
2. Happy Hour On Your Doorstep
After a long day exploring Manhattan, where better to unwind and reenergize for the evening ahead than at our Social Sips wine hour, daily from 5-6pm. If you want to venture farther afield, head to one of NYC’s most historic watering holes for a pint, or if cosmos are more your thing, try one of these great cocktail bars.
3. Pillow Heaven
Cap off each great day in NYC with a great night’s sleep by selecting your perfect pillow. Offering six different types of pillows for the best sleep, we’re confident you’ll find your perfect pillow match it’s hard to resist one more night in New York when you’re getting the best sleep of your life!
4. Midnight Feasts And Daytime Treats
Head to one of these Urbanspace markets for some delicious (and affordable) daytime eats. Still hungry when you get back to your room? Our Grab and Go menu offers a selection of snacks and beverages, perfect for satisfying those midnight cravings.
5. $20 Credit to Lyft To NYC’s Hard-To-Reach Destinations
Catch a ride on us with our rideshare partner, Lyft, and explore some destinations that aren’t on the subway map. If you’re looking for attractions to discover, check out this list of five spots in NYC that are easiest to get to by car.
6. Our Rooms
Stretch out and relax in our spacious rooms and suites. With all that extra room to work with, we’re sure you’ve made yourself quite at home why not take one more day to enjoy it?
7. It’s Not All About Eating Out
If you’re worried that extending your stay might mean more meals out (and perhaps a few too many calories), there’s no need to fret: order fresh groceries with FreshDirect to ensure you get your fix of fresh fruit and vegetables to go with that dollar slice you enjoyed last night.
8. You Can Make it a Vacation For Your Dog Too
No one likes to leave the beloved pups at home, and now you don’t have to with Affinia’s VIPaws program. The package includes all the essentials so you don’t have to worry about carting them with you, including a pet bed, dog stairs, waste bags, food and water bowls, treats, and even a map outlining walks to dog-friendly destinations around town. We’ve also created a guide to traveling with your dog in NYC read it here.
9. Your Kids Will Be Having a Blast
Your children will feel right at home with Affinia Jr., which offers games, coloring sheets, crayons, and more to keep them happy and occupied during your stay. If you’re here during the holiday season, be sure to pop into some of the best festive toy stores in town. We’ve also put together some helpful tips on traveling in the city with a toddler here.
10. The View
Gaze out at breathtaking views from outdoor spaces that overlook the Manhattan skyline. It doesn’t matter whether it’s your first, second, or seventh night in the city those vistas never gets old.
Need another reason to extend your stay? You can now take advantage of our Free Nights offer at select hotels. Stay four nights in any room type for the price of three, or stay three nights in one of our spacious suites for the price of two!