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How does AKA differ from a hotel?

Specializing in stays of one week or longer, AKA offers spacious and sophisticated studio, one and two bedroom furnished residences with fully-equipped kitchens. Balancing the style and hospitality of an intimate hotel with the space and comfort of a fully appointed luxury residence, AKA properties feature exceptional business, wellness and lifestyle amenities for residents to continue to live their lives seamlessly during their stay with AKA.

Are all AKA properties the same?

While all of our properties provide the highest level of luxury, choice and comfort, each AKA property offers a unique experience tailored to the location and spirit of the neighborhood Our Live It! Program also allows residents to get in touch with the neighborhood in unique and meaningful ways through art lessons, cooking classes, private tours and more.

Are all of AKA’s residences furnished?

All of AKA’s residences bookable on stayaka.com are furnished. As a pioneer in the luxury furnished residence arena, AKA proudly offers residences furnished in a contemporary style by renowned designers. Two of AKA’s newest locations also offer unfurnished apartment residences which are available on a semi-annual or annual basis.

Where can I find an AKA location?

AKA properties are located in world-class metropolitan areas including New York City, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and London.

How does AKA’s costs compare to a hotel?

AKA’s daily, weekly and monthly rate provide more value and space than a traditional luxury hotel. In fact, you can book a full month in a spacious AKA suite for less than what you might pay for a two week stay at a traditional luxury hotel. 

Does AKA offer special rates for long term stays?

AKA does reward guests with lower rates for longer stays. Our weekly and monthly rates offer excellent value.

What services does AKA offer?

Each AKA property offers an exceptional range of services designed to provide comfort, choice and luxury to residents who stay with us, no matter how long their length of stay. In addition to the on-site services listed below, AKA’s Resident Services team is available to provide suggestions and recommendations as well as assists with any appointments, reservations or deliveries you may request.

All AKA locations provide the following on-site services:

24 hour front desk
dedicated doorman
meticulous housekeeping
valet cleaning and laundering services 
in suite dining
secure transportation: car rentals, sedan, and limousine service 
valet parking at select locations
on site management and maintenance 

What is extended stay?

At AKA, extended stay translates to our unique offerings, which have been designed to make guests feel like residents throughout their stay. This includes spacious living quarters with full kitchens, communal terraces, on-site fitness centers and insider access to the surrounding area. Our Live It! Programs go the extra mile—allowing guests to participate in local cooking classes, art workshops, take private tours and more.

What is a serviced apartment?

A serviced apartment offers the space, comfort and amenities of a rental apartment, while also offering the services typical of a hotel. AKA’s serviced apartments are spacious, luxury apartments with all of the amenities of home, combined with the exceptional services one might find at a luxury hotel.

What is the benefit of staying at an AKA property versus a traditional hotel?

In addition to our larger than normal accommodations and incredible range of luxury services and amenities, AKA prides itself on offering the choice, comfort and luxury our residents would find at home. Whether it’s dry cleaning, fitness classes, a home-cooked meal or assistance with any of your errands, you will feel at home at AKA. Additionally, our boutique size allows us to get to know our residents personally and to provide as much or as little service as each individual resident prefers.

Does AKA offer hotel style services or amenities?

Yes, AKA offers a full range of services and amenities typical of luxury hotels. Some of our services and amenities include on-site café, 24-hour doorman, laundry services, business center and more. You will find a complete list of each property’s services and amenities on the page of this website.

Does AKA have full kitchens in all suites?

Most AKA suites are equipped with kitchens which vary in size based on the size of the suite itself. Typically, AKA studios include a kitchenette; one bedroom suites and larger include a fully equipped gourmet kitchen. In all kitchens, accessories and appliances are of the highest quality and design.

What is the benefit of being Owned and Operated?

AKA is the result of decades of Korman family real estate excellence and family tradition. The benefit of being Owned and Operated means the same passion for excellence which started the brand is still found in our day to day operations. 

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