Springtime Specials and Deals from Historic Hotels of America®
WASHINGTON, DC – April 25, 2012 – Spring is in the air! What better way for travelers to celebrate the new season then with a getaway from Historic Hotels of America®. From coast-to-coast, Historic Hotels of America members are offering travelers historically-themed experience packages featuring free admission to local museums, guided hotel tours, town car tours, unique welcome amenities, dining experiences and so much more. These spring, value-added packages were selected from more than 2,500 offers featured on historichotels.org.
Members of the National Trust for Historic Preservation® receive an additional 10% off four of the five springtime specials and deals listed below from Nottoway Plantation, The Lenox, Historic Hotel Bethlehem, and The Buccaneer when booking a package through Historic Hotels of America. Not a member? No problem! Click here to join.
Travelers booking on historichotels.org are also eligible to receive a complimentary one-year family membership to the National Trust for Historic Preservation (a $30 value). With this complimentary membership, families will receive a subscription to Preservation magazine, discounted admission to over 600 historic places worldwide, and a savings of 10% at participating Historic Hotels of America members on future stays at hotels booked on historichotels.org.*
Springtime Specials and Deals from Historic Hotels of America:
The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, St. Simons Island, Georgia
Stay at the King and Prince and experience all of the rich history and culture of St. Simons Island. Climb the 129 steps of St. Simons Lighthouse that dates to 1872 then visit the Maritime Center & Museum at the site of the old Coast Guard Station. On the north end of the island is Fort Frederica national Monument, the battle site where the British defeated the Spanish in 1742. The Historic Getaway Package includes:
- Your choice of accommodations for two nights
- Admittance for two to the St. Simons Lighthouse & Maritime Center
- Admittance for two to Fort Frederica National Monument
- 128 page book of photos and facts of the history of St. Simons Island
Rates from $282 for two nights
Inclusive of all taxes The King and Prince has a variety of accommodations at varying prices to choose from; including Standard, Resort View, Partial Ocean View, Oceanfront Rooms and Two Bedrooms Villas.**
Nottoway Plantation, White Castle, Louisiana
Situated on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River – with easy access to New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette – Nottoway Plantation entices visitors from near and far with the ultimate blend of Southern history and hospitality. Completed in 1859, the resort features eight private Bed & Breakfast rooms, each beautifully appointed with original antiques and furnishings, and private baths with sparkling new fixtures that blend in with the period. Acadian-style cottages and deluxe hotel rooms are also included in the 40 total accommodations. Visit Nottoway Plantation this year for their “Gone with the Wind” package which includes:
- Two nights in a mansion guestroom.
- Complimentary mint juleps for two upon arrival.
- Guided tour of Nottoway mansion.
- Two passes to the historic Plaquemine Locks Museum.
Rates from $432 for two nights
Valid through December 31, 2012. Rate based on double occupancy.
The Lenox, Boston, Massachusetts
As indelible as Fenway Park or Faneuil Hall, The Lenox has graced the historic Back Bay neighborhood from Copley Square since 1900. Today, the Saunders family continues to make The Lenox Boston’s most welcoming stay, keeping its history alive while integrating the comforts and environmental practices of today. Return to The Lenox and revisit American history from colonial times to today with our One if by Land, Two if by Sea package. In addition to two nights in a luxurious room, you’ll enjoy:
- A two-hour, historian-guided town car tour will take you to Boston’s most famous sites, including Paul Revere’s home, the USS Constitution, Old North Church, Bunker Hill Monument, and more.
- A chat with Jimmy Fisher, bellman since 1949. Sit down with Mr. Fisher and hear stories – from quirky encounters to brushes with fame – acquired over more than sixty years on the job.
Rates from $700 for a two-night stay
Valid through December 30, 2012. Two-night minimum stay. Contact concierge team after booking to schedule meeting with Jimmy Fisher. Subject to availability. Advance reservation required. Rate based on double occupancy (extra person charge may apply) and includes all taxes and gratuities.
Historic Hotel Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Built in 1922, the stately Historic Hotel Bethlehem offers a package that allows you the freedom to explore and discover three centuries of history. The Moravian Museum is located within walking distance from the hotel. Discover the stories of Bethlehem Steel and walk amid the majestic blast furnaces that helped build modern America. This package includes:
- Two-night accommodations
- Daily breakfast
- Two tickets to the Moravian Museum
- Two tickets to the Bethlehem Steel walking tour
- Special welcome gift
Rates from $299 for two nights
Rates do not include taxes. Rates based on double occupancy (extra person charge of $63 may apply). Subject to availability. Advance registration required.
The Buccaneer, Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands
The estate dates to the 17th century, when it was once the home of a young Alexander Hamilton. The Buccaneer opened in 1947, and over the past six-and-a-half decades, it has evolved from a quaint 11-room inn into an acclaimed resort listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Join them in celebrating their 65th anniversary in 2012 and enjoy sun and fun on St. Croix with the five-night Historic Buccaneer package which includes:
- Deluxe oceanfront accommodations for five nights
- Cultural and historic island tour, including admission to historic sites
- Two-day rental car to follow the Heritage Trail, a 72-mile route that connects historic sites and nature attractions
- Nature and history tour of The Buccaneer
- Daily breakfast
Rates start at $2,347 for five nights
Valid through December 16, 2012. Rate base on oceanfront accommodations and varies according to room choice. Rate based on double occupancy.
For more information about Historic Hotels of America’s specials and deals, please visit http://www.historichotels.org/hotel-deals/
About Historic Hotels of America
Historic Hotels of America was founded in 1989 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation® with 32 charter members. In 2007, Preferred Hotel Group partnered with the National Trust for Historic Preservation to grow and enhance Historic Hotels of America. With more than 235 hotels that have faithfully maintained their authenticity, sense of place, and architectural integrity in the United States of America including the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, Historic Hotels of America is comprised of mostly independently owned and operated properties. More than 30 of the world’s finest hospitality brands, chains and collections are represented in Historic Hotels of America. To be nominated and selected for membership into this prestigious program, a hotel must be at least 50 years old, listed in or eligible for the National Register of Historic Places or recognized as having historic significance. Historic Hotels of America partners with Historic Hotels Worldwide®, Historic Hotels of Europe, a federation of 21 hotel associations in 21 countries, and with Historic Hotels of Mexico, an association of hotels and restaurants located in buildings of historical significance including haciendas, palaces, monasteries, convents, fortresses, and country estates. For more information, please visit www.historichotels.org.
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*One family membership per household, non transferable, no cash value, and no refunds. Benefits are subject to availability and advance reservation. The National Trust for Historic Preservation discounts are available at participating hotels after initial booking and membership are confirmed and processed. Booking must be made on the Historic Hotels of America website. This promotion is valid now through June 30, 2012 and limited to new members of The National Trust for Historic Preservation.
** February 12 - May 24, 2012: Package Rates from $375 for two nights
May 25 – August 11, 2012: Package Rates from $422 for two nights
August 12 – November 24, 2012: Package Rates from $344 for two nights
November 25 – February 9, 2012: Package Rates from $282 for two nights