The annual Macy's Flower Show is set to run from March 28 through April 11 this year, and the Affinia Manhattan hotel is offering its guests a "private" viewing of the show. I put private in quotes because the hotel is bringing small groups of 10 to 15 people through at a time. I guess that's private if you happen to be with a group of, say, 10 to 15 people, but if you're going alone or with a friend, it won't exactly be "private." Still, a tour group of that size is pretty sweet.
The show, which will be at Macy's Herald Square at 151 W. 34th St., will feature 30,000 varieties of flowers and exotic plants from all over the world.
The Affinia package starts at $299 per person and includes the VIP tour of the show at 9:30 a.m. (before it opens to the public) on the weekends of April 1-3 and April 8-11, a signature Macy's Flower Show gift bag filled with unspecified "goodies," two floral cocktails at the Affinia Manhattan's Niles New York City Bar and Restaurant and a "Chocolate Viola Garden-in-a-Bag" (not quite sure what that is).
You can get that price, which reflects a savings of $100 and is valid through April 11, by mentioning offer code FLORAL when booking, subject to availability.
Details and booking: affinia.com/flowers or call 212-563-1800