Traveling is Divine with Denihan

By Jen Lewallen

We’re celebrating outstanding hotels dedicated to delivering exceptional service and enhancing your stay in America’s greatest cities. With over 50 years’ experience, Denihan Hospitality Group has been at the forefront in developing convenient modern luxury synonymous with what guests have come to associate with New York City. With six boutique hotels in NYC, including two independent partner properties, this family owned company has expanded to bring their award-winning service to Chicago and L.A. Stay in any one of these hotels for a home-away-from-home experience like no other.


The Affinia Hotel Collection, NYC

Affinia NYC

The Affinia Collection has five boutique hotels ideally located in NYC’s best neighborhoods and close to main attractions. Each offer unique contemporary designs with comfort and convenience in mind. Get ready for a night of Broadway magic at Manhattan NYC, located just steps from Times Square, or take a leisurely stroll through Central Park from the Upper East Side located Gardens NYC. Your stay with Dumont NYC will be comfortable for the whole family thanks to the roomiest suites in the entire brand. Shelburne NYC is the perfect place to rest your head after a night out on the town, and Fifty NYC is ideal for mixing business with pleasure. All of the hotels in this collection feature extensive amenities such as Freshdirect Grocery Service dedicated to keeping your mini fridge stocked with your favorite snacks; Affinia Junior with kid-friendly activities, board games, and goodies; and a VIPaws program with pet beds, toys, treats, and a map of pet-friendly areas and restaurants around the city, so your four-legged friends can be a part of your fun getaway. Spacious studio, one, and two bedroom options can comfortably accommodate the entire family.


The Surrey, NYC

Pleiades SurreyAs NYC’s only Relais & Châteaux hotel, this property aims to create a relaxed setting in an otherwise upbeat action-packed city. Its Upper-East-Side location offers a residence-style atmosphere in a sophisticated neighborhood with quick access to major sights and areas. Luxurious Uptown service will treat you as equally as the many celebrity guests it’s hosted since its opening in 1926. Elegantly-designed luxe salon rooms feature soothing sitting areas, oversized desks with built-in vanities, and Duxiana beds with nightly turndown service and pillow menu. Take in the views of Central Park and Manhattan skyline from the Private Roof garden or enjoy a quite night in with delicious room service meals and a unique in-room cocktail experience.

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The James, Chicago

This modern boutique hotel creates comfort by anticipating every guest’s needs, while encompassing local flare and fare. Close to Michigan Avenue shopping, Millennium Park, and a surplus of museums, this property is ideal for experiencing all Chicago has to offer. With guest well being in mind, The James has a full-service fitness center complete with equipment and training services. Lil’James and Pets Welcome programs ensure upgraded amenities for all members of your family. This hotel is no stranger to awards and has earned its spot on Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best list. Travelers can also enjoy exceptional James service at their New York location and the soon-to-be L.A. property, expected to open summer 2016.


Denihan’s experience in hospitality shines through their hotels and exceptional service. Staying at any of their properties guarantees comfort and convenience when visiting America’s best cities. Contact a local Travel Agent today to book a Denihan hotel in America’s iconic cities.