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Boulder
Reviewed July 9, 2014

The Affinia Gardens continues to be our Manhattan home away from home. Our experience was fantastic on this return trip, as it has always been in the past. We received a warm welcome and much help from the bellmen Krys, Sal, and Michael, from the manager Pedro, and from Caprice at the front desk. Whenever we needed something (e.g., extra...

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Eddie T, General Manager at Gardens NYC–an Affinia hotel, responded to this review

Dear Boulder_Gourmet- Thank you so much for considering us your "home away from home"! We appreciate the compliment. I was delighted to hear of all of the Team members that helped you to enjoy your time with us. I will certainly pass along your comments to each of them. We try to ensure that our service is prompt and efficient...

Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed July 7, 2014

Stayed with my husband for a mini anniversary getaway, had a great time at the Affinia Gardens, our suite was clean and spacious, service was great, and location was practical on a fairly quiet street but still close to a lot of restaurants, Central Park, etc. Will be back!

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Eddie T, General Manager at Gardens NYC–an Affinia hotel, responded to this review

Dear Christiane C.- What lovely comments. Thank you for your review and I am so happy to hear that you had a great experience while celebrating such an important occasion. We hope that you will make this an annual visit to celebrate your anniversary here with us. Thank you for choosing the Affinia Gardens and we look forward to welcoming...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed July 7, 2014

This was our family's second time at Affinia Gardens. As usual Caprice and Krys at the front were great!! very friendly and attentive to our needs! We stayed in the junior suite, it was clean and bright! Location is great! Perfect for families! NYC food can get expensive, grocery store is only 5 mins away, room had stove, fridge, freezer...

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Eddie T, General Manager at Gardens NYC–an Affinia hotel, responded to this review

Dear ttung87- Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent stay at the Affinia Gardens. I have to agree that the service you get from Caprice and Krys is pretty special. I will definitely let them know of your kind observations. Our location and our kitchens are two of our best attributes and we are very...

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed July 6, 2014

My husband and I have just returned home ( Ireland) from a recent stay at Affinia Gardens, one of the best New York hotels we have stayed in. It felt like the nearest place to home. Location three blocks from Central Park. We felt we had the best room in the hotel with an outside patio. Every member of staff...

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Eddie T, General Manager at Gardens NYC–an Affinia hotel, responded to this review

Dear 20JoanOS- How wonderful to hear about you and your husband's recent trip to New York. I am happy to know that the location and the setting were exactly what you were looking for to make your trip that much more enjoyable. Our patio suites certainly make for a quiet space to relax after a day of sightseeing. Thank you...

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed July 3, 2014

My family of 5 stayed just one night in NYC and this was the perfect hotel. The staff was very friendly and they even upgraded us to a larger suite. The front desk help (I think the names were Cafrice (sp?) and Sal) on Wednesday morning July 2nd was very helpful with luggage and letting us use the hotel bikes...

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Dear R H- Thank you for taking the time to detail your stay with us. It is always a wonderful feeling to hear that we made your stay in New York enjoyable and easy. We agree that our room sizes are perfect for larger families. I will certainly pass on your comments to Sal and Caprice. Thank you again and...

Rio De Janeiro
Reviewed July 3, 2014

The hotel is well located, the rooms are large and confortable. Most of the staff is friendly. But some of the staff is not. When I made the reservation it said and still says: “Now when booking your room online on affinia.com receive complimentary Wi-Fi during your stay.”. Not exactly. It covers only one device. I was with my daughter...

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Eddie T, General Manager at Gardens NYC–an Affinia hotel, responded to this review

Dear Machadojr- Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay. I know that my Director of Front Office has been in touch with you and that the charges you were concerned about were removed before you left property. I apologize if you felt this was not handled quickly enough and will speak with my Team about...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed July 2, 2014

What a wonderful place to lay your head after the go-go fun and pride of a NYC day and night! The room was spacious and comfortable. The staff was helpful and friendly. The rates were very reasonable. We will definitely be back!

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Dear aquatraxf15x- So happy to hear that we were able to be your home base while you enjoyed the Pride festivities in NY! Our location does lend itself well to enjoying the city and I was glad to hear that you had a good time while a guest with us. We look forward to your next visit, but don't wait...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed July 2, 2014

We really enjoyed the Affinia. The suite afforded us a lot of room. Other than sleeping, we spent most of our time in the living area. The bathroom was small, but well-designed to maximize space. We were extremely impressed with the cleanliness throughout our stay. This is a great location. It was in walking distance of restaurants and other services....

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Dear Roy H- I would certainly agree that our rooms are spacious and allow for you to spread out and enjoy some quiet time between adventures in the city. Thank you for your comments on Michael's service and I will be sure to pass them along. We look forward to having you back soon as our guest. Thank you again...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed July 2, 2014

First and foremost the staff at the Affinia Gardens make this an excellent choice on the Upper East Side. In particular, Caprice at the front desk is supremely helpful and Pedro the Manager has always been more than accommodating. If you need an excellent restaurant suggestion, be sure to ask the smiling Bellmen Sal and Kris. The rooms are clean...

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Dear Jeffrey S- Thank you for recognizing the efforts of the Team Members that you encountered while a guest at the Affinia Gardens. Caprice, Pedro, Sal and Kris as well as the rest of the Team are always happy to assist and ensure that you have a memorable visit. I will certainly mention your comments and give them all the...

Dallas, Pennsylvania
Reviewed July 2, 2014

Stayed here with 3 kids for 3 nights...first night we checked in late - greeted by black flies, giant moth, mosquitoes in room - housekeeping came at 10pm with a vacuum to help the situation - still swatting bugs trying to make morning coffee in room...hair in bathroom that was not ours - buckled carpet, broken lamp, flickering light in...

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Eddie T, General Manager at Gardens NYC–an Affinia hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kelly C- I was extremely disappointed to read about the issues you encountered during your stay. While we did try to upgrade you upon arrival to better accommodate the size of your party, I can understand how any issues would certainly offset the gesture. I apologize that we did not handle the situation in a manner that was satisfactory...

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Combining quiet residential neighborhoods that have easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of the nation's most famous attractions in a single stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the neighborhood, and you’ll come to Park Avenue, the poshest address in the city, lined with grand apartment buildings as far as the eye can see. Even if you can’t afford the luxury goods along Madison Avenue, it’s still a great spot to window shop an afternoon away.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tranquil. Thoughtful. Private. Just right for a little alone time in NYC. Discreetly located on the Upper East Side on an intimate, tree-lined street, the Gardens NYC is the picture of Manhattan gentility. It's surrounded by world-class NYC shopping and Manhattan's famed museums, adding grace and charm to its locale. But guests find it's just right for a tranquil retreat. With such great in-room service, you can simply take to your hotel suite and escape for some alone time. Our 129 suites, many larger than New York City apartments, offer generous living space, including full kitchens and large vanities with Hollywood lighting, making them ideal for stays of a day, a week or much, much longer. Hotel Services Fee is $25 plus tax per room, per night and provides you with the following amenities: · $10 daily food and drink credit to our Cupboard or Corner Store* · Daily Wine Hour during Social Sips from 5-6PM · Wireless Internet access for all of your devices · 10% off at Celebrity Chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s The National Bar & Dining Rooms · In-room gourmet coffee and tea offerings · Unlimited package handling and storage prior to and during your stay · Business services, including printing · Local and domestic long distance calls · 24/7 access to our state-of-the-art fitness centers · Access to Affinia bikes (where applicable) · Concierge services *Must be redeemed daily, credit may not be rolled over **Fee is exclusive of service gratuities ... more   less 

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Address: 215 E 64th St, New York City, NY 10021
Location: United States > New York > New York City > Upper East Side , Manhattan
Price Range: $333 - $553 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gardens NYC–an Affinia hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 129
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Also Known As:
Affinia Gardens Hotel New York City
Affinia Gardens New York City
Hotel Style:
#11 Green Hotel in New York City
#28 Romantic Hotel in New York City
#32 Business Hotel in New York City
#77 Family Hotel in New York City
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“Comfortable bed, two televisions, and plenty of seating.”
zaydex4, 6 days ago | Read review
“quarto de frente para 64th, décimo andar, um dia, acordamos com buzinas!!! Não soube a razão.”
fergima, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for a kettle if no kitchenette!”
706emmap706, 1 week ago | Read review
“We chose a junior suite and it's spacious for 3-4 people.”
DCP30, 1 week ago | Read review
“They had a full size refrigerator, two burner stove, sink and many kitchen tools and dishes. We loaded up the fridge on day one for simple picnic meals and snacks. The hotel is not in the night life mix, so the neighborhood is fairly quite at night. You can hear traffic and sirens as they pass, so if you are a light sleeper, I recommend sleeping earmuffs”
394jessen, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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