Chicago (January 31, 2013) – Feeling bored from cabin fever? Get out those new hats, scarves and gloves from Grandma Nancy, and take a winter getaway to Chicago where the weather may not be warm, but its people are. The Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago has put together a special package to provide a memorable experience just for its guests.
Enjoy some of Chicago’s most exciting activities with Millennium Knickerbocker’s "Winter Fun in Chicago" package. The package features tickets for two to the renowned Art Institute of Chicago, including admission to the “Picasso and Chicago” Exhibit. Beginning on February 20, this is the first major Chicago Picasso exhibit in nearly 30 years and will feature more than 250 paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings. This package also includes one night accommodation in a standard room, ice skating rental for two at nearby Millennium Park and two vouchers for hot chocolate at the NiX coffee bar.
The “Winter Fun in Chicago” package is priced from $149 per room based on double occupancy and can be booked online at http://www.millenniumhotels.com/millenniumchicago/ or by calling 312-751-8100 now through March 10.
Ice skating in Millennium Park is open Monday-Thursday 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays Noon to 10 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. through March 10.
The Windy City has many other fun activities and events that you won’t be able to find in your backyard. Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel’s concierge can help arrange a customized itinerary to fit each guests’ needs and preferences. Here are a few suggestions:
Located just around the corner from the finest shopping in Chicago along the Magnificent Mile, Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel is also ideally located for the best of the city’s theater, restaurants, museums and nightlife.
On February 16-18, visitors can take advantage of a “Tax-Free Weekend” at the Michigan Avenue 900 North Shops with discounts at popular stores, including Club Monaco, MaxMara, Michael Kors Collection, J. Crew, L.K. Bennett and many others.
Enjoy Chicago’s 2013 Restaurant Week from February 1-10. More than 250 restaurants throughout the Chicago area, including top-rated ones from Zagat such as Riccardo Trattoria and Green Zebra are participating this year. Prix fixe menus start at $22 for lunch and $33/$44 for dinner (excluding beverages, tax and gratuity).
For more information about special packages and offers at Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago, please visit http://www.millenniumhotels.com/millenniumchicago/hotel-specials/.
About Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago
The Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel is located in the heart of Chicago's famed Magnificent Mile within walking distance of most major attractions, shopping, top restaurants and nightlife. The Knickerbocker celebrates its 85th anniversary this year. This historic hotel offers stylish accommodations with luxury amenities, modern event facilities and gracious service. The hotel features 306 luxury guest rooms and suites, each with the finest amenities and decor. The Knickerbocker also provides the refined comforts of the Martini Bar and NiX Restaurant, perfect for light lunches or pre-dinner drinks. The hotel’s 18,000 square feet of meeting space includes the renowned 5,000 square-foot Crystal Ballroom featuring a gilded, 28-foot-high domed ceiling; two Tower Suite meeting rooms on the top floor; eight conference parlors; and an executive boardroom.
About Millennium Hotels and Resorts
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc (M&C), listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1996, is a dynamic, global hotel company, which owns, asset manages and/or operates a worldwide portfolio of over 100 hotels across seven distinct global brands–Grand Millennium, Millennium, Grand Copthorne, Copthorne, M Hotel, Studio M and Kingsgate –throughout Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and North America.
Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) was established as a global brand by Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc to provide a common marketing and operating platform across its entire portfolio. Founded on the philosophy of genuine hospitality, this dynamic hospitality group has an outstanding reputation for excellence, taking pride in exceeding the needs of its business and leisure travelers. The strategic locality of its properties in gateway cities such as London, Paris, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Taipei, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, and Bangkok makes MHR the perfect address to conduct your business or indulge yourself while on holiday.
Established in the United States in 2000, the North American arm of MHR includes a portfolio 14 hotels in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Anchorage, Boulder, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Durham, Minneapolis, Nashville, Scottsdale, and St Louis. www.millenniumhotels.com