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Rest and Renew Sleep Program

The Benjamin Royal Sonesta prioritizes quality sleep for guests, especially during travel, through its Rest & Renew program. With scientifically backed tools and tips from sleep medicine & meditation expert, Dr. Rebecca Robbins, author of Sleep for Success, we have developed a comprehensive program of sleep optimizing and self-renewal solutions.

Our Rest & Renew Sleep Program includes:

  • Top ten curated pillow menu for best sleep solutions
  • On Demand Meditation
  • Sleep masks, ear plugs, white noise machines and meditation cushions

Amenities from our Sleep Program are available upon request for use during your stay by contacting Guest Services.

Pillow Menu

Snore-No-More – Reduces snoring to promote a deeper more restful sleep by elevating the chin from the chest, keeping the airway open. Recommended for those who sleep on their back.

Buckwheat hulls conform to the head and neck for maximum support and stress reduction.

Cooling Cloud 10
More than 10 million air beads keep the head cool at night and provide firm support for head and neck. Recommended for back sleepers.

Five-Foot Body Cushion
Aligns the spine for better sleeping posture while reducing neck, back and joint pain. Perfect for pregnancy or recovering from surgery as well as for side sleepers.

Deeply buried in the hypoallergenic fiberfill, the ultra-thin speakers create an intimate and soothing sound experience. Simply plug into your phone. Recommended for those who sleep on their stomach.

Satin Beauty
Soft foam designed to reduce pressure on facial bones. Silky satin cover helps maintain hairdos overnight.

Swedish Memory
Our most popular pillow – Self-molding, heat sensitive foam shapes to the body and responds to temperature, keeping sleepers cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Recommended for those who sleep on their back.

Sleep for Success Side Pillow
A two-inch baffled panel design provides a raised, even sleep surface for proper spinal alignment and support.

Sleep for Success Back Sleeper
This pillow has an exclusive baffled design, a firm outer chamber that properly supports the neck, and a soft center chamber that gently cradles the head.

Water Filled
Positions head and neck naturally for instant relief from headaches and neck pain. Vinyl cushion fills with warm or cold water, adjusting firmness and support. Recommended for stomach sleepers.

Central park at sunny day, New York City
On-Demand Meditation

On Demand Meditation offers you 10 minute meditation sessions at the touch of a button on all guest rooms phones, helping you energize and recharge during and after your stay. We took the ancient practice of meditation, and made it modern, approachable and accessible – reflective of today’s on demand society. On Demand Meditation offers you a choice between two complimentary meditations: mindfulness, to help you generate deeper focus and awareness; and mantra, to help you balance mood and sense of well-being – both are available 24/7 from the comfort and privacy of your guestroom.

Proven Benefits of Meditation:

  • Stress Relief
  • Improves Focus and Attention
  • Increases Social Connection
  • Increases Memory
  • Improves Empathy and Compassion
  • Decreases Anxiety
  • Boosts Your Immune Function
  • Improves Sleep

Simply select the “Meditation” button on your in-room phone and choose the session that speaks to you. We also offer a meditation cushion – available by dialing Housekeeping – to enhance the experience. It’s the best way to get centered in the city.

  • Sleep Expert

    Dr. Rebecca Robbins is a Cornell sleep medicine professor and the co-author of Sleep for Success, traveling internationally to give talks on the latest sleep research. Much of the Rest & Renew program’s content and resources are based on the studies and findings outlined in her book.

    Rebecca Robbins | Sleep Consultant