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Affinia Manhattan w/ kids

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Hola, I'll be at the Affinia Manhattan for 2-3 days in January for, of all things, a rodeo (don't ask. It's for work.) I haven't stayed near here before, and will be taking the kiddo (8 year old, well-behaved, etc...) and wife. What's worth eating that kids and a non-adventurous wife will like? I assume there will be MSG-type restaurants, but I'm looking to avoid a glorified Applebee's.

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  1. Enjoy your trip!

    Always assume that New Yorkers have no idea where a hotel is, unless it's a really famous one like the Marriott Marquis, and provide cross streets (not just an address). I've never heard of the Affinia.

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    1. re: Pan

      31st and Seventh, almost right across from the Garden. From what I remember of that area, almost everything is chains.

      BTW, to the original poster, I hope they've upgraded soundproofing in that hotel. I was getting significant street noise 24/7 when I was on the 14th floor.

      1. re: Hinterlander

        There is also one in the East 50s.

        1. re: Hinterlander

          Well, if it's at 31st and 7th, that's right near Koreatown. Probably too adventurous for the original poster's family, though.