News & Press Releases
March 24, 2016
Paws and Relax With New Pet Perks at Hotel 48LEX New York
Luxury Midtown East Hotel Welcomes Four-Legged Friends with
New “48LEX Loves Dogs” Program Benefitting Bideawee
NEW YORK (March 24, 2016) –Hotel 48LEX, a stunning, four diamond hotel located in Manhattan’s Midtown East, has rolled out the red carpet for their furriest guests with the launch of the new “48LEX Loves Dogs” pet program. The program includes special treats and curated amenities that are sure to please any pooch. Guests and their canine companions will feel right at home luxuriating in the beautifully-appointed guestrooms and suites outfitted with residentially-inspired interiors and premium amenities.
“48LEX Loves Dogs was created with dogs and dog lovers, like myself, in mind. The program embodies Hotel 48LEX’s values of comfort, convenience, fun, safety and philanthropy,” says Carol Ajikata, director of sales and marketing. “As a hotelier, I am fortunate I can marry both my passion for hospitality and my love of animals to come up with a responsible product that puts our guests first – dogs and people alike.”
The “48LEX Loves Dogs” program includes the following highlights:
• In-room Beekman 1802dog mat and bowlswithbottled water service
• Branded dog tag
• Choice of toyfrom the hotel’s curated collection
• Waste bag dispensercourtesy of Hotel 48LEX
• Dog walking services (available for an additional fee)
These special amenities are included with the hotel’s $50 per night pet fee. All proceeds directly benefitBideawee, the leading pet welfare organization servicing metropolitan New York and Long Island. For more information or to make a reservation, please call 212-888-3500 or visit www.hotel48lexnewyork.com.
ABOUT HOTEL 48LEX NEW YORK
Hotel 48LEX New York is a AAA Four Diamond hotel featuring 116 spacious pied-à-terre style bedrooms and suites, each designed to resemble an upscale Manhattan apartment with elegant touches such as marble bathrooms, contemporary art décor, kitchenettes stocked with local snacks and beverages, and floor-to-ceiling windows with views of Lexington Avenue. Located in Midtown East in Manhattan within walking distance of many iconic New York City destinations, Hotel 48LEX offers complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, access to a 24-hour fitness studio and four Executive Boardrooms perfect for intimate special events and meetings. The Lounge stands in for a typical “lobby,” with complimentary Continental breakfast and homemade snacks available throughout the day, comfortable furniture for guests to relax, a cozy fireplace, evening wine tastings with selections hand-picked by the General Manager, and a library of Assouline coffee table books. Lexington Brass, a New American bistro on-property, offers creative twists on classics and also caters food for in-room dining and meetings.
HHM, formerly known as Hersha Hospitality Management, operates 115 hotels across the United States. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, the company has a private investment platform and engages in hotel acquisitions, management, asset management, and receivership for full-service and select service in top 25 markets. HHM also operates 28 independent hotels ranging from The Rittenhouse Hotel, a AAA Five Diamond property in Philadelphia, to the Larkspur Landing hotels, all-suite extended stay properties in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. Its highly experienced team partners with publicly traded companies, private equity firms, institutional real estate owners, and private investors. Additional information on HHM can be found at hhmhospitality.com.