Affinia Dumont is a luxury hotel located in Manhattan’s Murray Hill neighborhood. Unlike the other Affinia hotels in the city, Affinia Dumont has a distinct focus on wellness and fitness, offering an environment that is focused on staying fit. You’ll find tips for healthy living posted in the elevators and the hotel’s Experience Kits (which come in yoga, running and strength-training flavors). All suites at the hotel included special fitness-related amenities and the VIP Fitness Suite boasts its own private exercise studio with a steam room. Affinia Dumont also offers the Oasis Day Spa, with a full menu of spa treatments.
Features and Amenities
Affinia Dumont boasts 241 spacious suites, all of which include fitness-related amenities. However, this hotel isn’t just for fitness buffs. Business travelers will be happy to discover that every room offers a large desk; and those visiting with friends and family will enjoy the large suites. Meanwhile, any kind of traveler will love the inspiring views of Murray Hill, from brand new state of the art high rises that glitter in the sunlight to smaller, pre-war building replete with history. Look out your window and peer at the famous Chrysler Building; the East River is also in view.
Suites at Affinia Dumont are generously sized – so those morning crunches can be done before you take the city by storm. Luxurious Affinia Bed and Dream pillows of your choice are provided in each room; large desks offer voicemail, dataports and high speed internet access. Rooms also boast cable TV with web browsers, Damana bath products and incredible city views. If you live and breathe fitness, you’ll want to book the Fitness Suite, which features a living area, separate bedroom and private exercise studio with steam room. All suites at Affinia Dumont feature fully appointed kitchens.
Oasis Day Spa
On the second floor of the hotel, Oasis Day Spa is the heart of the whole Affinia Dumont wellness experience. One of New York’s most highly regarded spas, Oasis Day Spa believes in healing through relaxation and prevention. A refuge for mind and body, this is a place to detoxify and decompress, and also to develop a complete wellness program that makes it easier to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The spa also houses the hotel’s state of the art fitness center, making the elliptical and a facial within reach.
The Barking Dog
On the street level of Affinia Dumont, The Barking Dog provides all the in-room dining and catering for the hotel. Inside, the family-friendly restaurant presents a homey, light-hearted atmosphere with warm wood finishes and a whimsical, dog-themed décor. The diverse menu focuses on comfort food and American favorites for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch. In warm weather, guests can enjoy outdoor dining on the patio. The Barking Dog is always full; not just of tourists but also with neighborhood patrons who come for the comfort food.
Affinia Dumont is located on Lexington Avenue and 34th Street in the center of Murray Hill. Close to public transportation (the 6 train is just a few blocks away); Grand Central is also nearby. Out-of-towners will enjoy Murray Hill’s neighborhood feeling – bars, boutiques and restaurants are all within an arm’s length, and you’ll see that the area is filled with locals, not tourists. Affinia Dumont’s location is perfect for those visiting New York for the first time. Murray Hill is quiet, but it’s also quite close to the hustle and bustle of Midtown. Many of the city’s landmarks aren’t far away, including Madison Square Park, The Chrysler Building, The Empire State Building, The New York Public Library, Bryant Park and more. New York is a walking city, and Murray Hill is a great neighborhood to walk around. Young professionals fill the area with a light, carefree feeling, and you’ll never lack for a great place to eat or a shop to step into. To head up to Central Park, simply hop on the 6 train – or take it downtown to Wall Street. Every direction you turn, there’s something new. You can’t ask for a more central location than Affinia Dumont.