Opened in 2004 by socialite/hotelier Vikram Chatwal, this 13-story hotel provides 208 guestrooms and 20 suites, all whimsically modern and luxurious. Tech-savvy amenities include Bose radios, 37-inch plasma televisions with digital cable, laptop-compatible in-room safes, high- speed Internet access and pre-loaded iPods. Other amenities include high thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, ultra-plush feather duvets, Cashmere bathrobes and complimentary overnight shoeshine service.
A glass elevator in the center of the lobby takes guests below ground to the Chopra Center New York, which provides Ayurvedic healing arts as taught by Deepak Chopra. Dream's rooftop lounge, Ava, named after movie star Ava Gardner, is an eclectic mix of 1950s retro and French Riviera styles. With sculpted walls, bench seats and black-and-white floors, the lounge includes a wood-planked seasonal terrace offering panoramic views.
Dream is also home to Serafina, a Fellini-inspired restaurant designed by the Rockwell Group and featuring upscale Italian cuisine, and Amalia. Also available is Subconscious, a subterranean lounge with a labyrinth of alcoves, and Epernay and Lobby Bar, a vibrant lobby space designed by architect Mark Zeff.
Room service is available 24 hours, and Dream provides express check-out, valet parking and a modern meeting/screening room for up 200 people. Other hotel amenities and services at Dream include a 24-hour fitness center, unparalleled concierge service, complimentary newspapers, turndown service, same-day laundry service, personal shopping services and pet-friendly rooms.