Affinia 50 recently underwent a complete redesign of all guest rooms and suites as well as its public spaces-corridors lobby and second floor club room. The renovation lead to a hotel that has been artfully re-imagined by famed architect Nobutaka Ashihara and interior design firm Dawson Design Associates to have a uniquely residential look and feel. The newly redesigned Affinia 50 is to be completed in October 2013. Affinia 50 hotel has 251 beautifully redesigned rooms including 100 with kitchens and 19 with terraces. All with eclectic furnishings that look hand-selected curated details at every corner and well-considered design down to the last elegant component. The new look is open and welcoming less *designed*. It was created for todays lifestyle to feel like a friends living room in their chic city-smart home with a collection of art and little treasures that were discovered throughout Manhattan.New to the lobby is a grab-and-go retail space featuring food beverages sundries and fun curated merchandise for spur-of-the-moment splurges. The redesign connects the lobby and the Club Room via a sweeping stainless steel-and-stone staircase to an updated oasis. The design of the second floor Club Room inspires guests to get out of their rooms with an inviting eclectic mix of modern furniture and stylish accent pieces where they can relax work and take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi. Each evening the hotel hosts a complimentary wine hour held in the Club Room and breakfast is served here daily. Set in the dynamic center of Midtown Manhattan- Affinia 50 provides a modern artfully designed setting with a residential feel. Close proximity to Rockefeller Center-Fifth Avenue shopping and corporate headquarters makes Affinia 50 an appealing choice for a wide range of business travelers couples and international guests. Affinia 50 is a member of Stash Rewards program.