There is really nothing quite like flying across the pond and landing in merry ole England. London, anytime of the year, makes for a delightful visit. And there is even more to explore in the rest of the country. We are clamoring to visit the English countryside and to see Scotland one of these days.
When traveling, especially with older children, it’s far easier to stay in hotels with suites. That way everyone has their own space even on a mini vacation.
We recently had a great experience at the Affinia Dumont on East 34th Street in New York City and wanted to share. Note, this was not a comped stay. We loved it so much we wanted to give the Dumont some love.
While we have stayed at the Affinia Dumont before, we didn’t know they had suites. The Dumont one and two bedroom suites with a full kitchen that includes a dish washer, microwave, oven, refrigerator (with a mini bar), plates, glasses, cutlery, utensils, and even a cutting board. Having a suite with a full kitchen is really convenient because it helps you cut down on the cost of eating out in New York which adds up really quickly if you don’t watch yourself. You can shop at a nearby grocery store or corner deli and get everything you need and fix your meals back at the hotel.
One of the things we love about the Affinia Dumont’s suites is the sheer size of the living space. It was huge with a great view of the river. We hate being cramped in tiny New York City hotel rooms, but the Affinia provides a lot of space for its guests,
Even though the suite was huge it was by no means expensive. In fact, Affinia Hotels run sales and specials all of the time with rates that are far below most Manhattan hotel prices making it a great stay for a family or group who would like to share the cost of a hotel, but have plenty of room to stretch out.