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Going to Bahstin? Love Lobstah? “Summer Like a Local” at Kimpton’s Boston Hotels

Hotel Marlowe, Nine Zero and Onyx Hotel Combine Fun Summer Freebies with Crib Notes for Exploring the City of Boston

Hotel Marlowe, Nine Zero and the Onyx Hotel, Kimpton’s Boston Hotels & Restaurants, are embracing the spirit of summer with the launch of the “Summer Like a Local” campaign and travel package.  From May 26 – Sept. 5, 2011, all three Boston properties will celebrate the unique culture of Boston, offering travelers the insider’s scoop for how to embark on a one-of-a-kind urban adventure. Tips will help guests discover things like undercover art scenes, hidden shopping gems, off-the-beaten-path cafés, or hot new Zumba classes. Guests will also enjoy unexpected hotel upgrades and summer-inspired sips and bites at the hotels’ hosted evening wine hours.  “Summer Like a Local” includes:

—The Scene: Each hotel will offer tailored in-the-know recommendations for how to explore Boston like a local, from staff picks on where to eat, play, shop and drink, to recommendations for incredible one-of-a-kind experiences that can’t be found in a tour book.
—Summer of Sangria: In addition to offering red and white wine at the hotels’ hosted evening wine hours, guests can cool down with refreshing summer sangria, snack on complimentary bites from the affiliated restaurants’ talented chefs and sample seasonal cocktails from the hotels’ restaurants and lounges.
Wii Want to Play: Guests can unleash their inner child during wine hour with nightly Wii competitions and board games. 
—Afternoon Delight: After a day of exploration, guests can sip complimentary Summer Reviver concoctions, made with chamomile citrus berry tea and fresh apple juice, available in all hotel lobbies from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
—Perks for Passwords: Travelers that follow Kimpton on Twitter and Facebook will have access to a different social media secret password each month that can be whispered at check-in to receive complimentary extras, from room upgrades to tickets for local events around town.
—Breakfast Fit for Kids: Whether pint-sized patrons are local to the city or traveling tots, they can enjoy free breakfast all summer long at participating hotels’ affiliated restaurants.  Families with children under 12 years of age can enjoy the “Breakfast Fit for Kids” program. Offer is limited to one meal per child.

Travelers seeking an explorative urban summer getaway can book Kimpton’s “Summer Like a Local” travel package for just $10 more than the Best Available Rate to receive:

·      Deluxe overnight accommodations
·      $25 credit for use at adjacent Kimpton restaurants
·      Complimentary organic coffee, iced coffee and tea in the hotel lobby each morning
·      Complimentary refreshing beverage in the lobby each afternoon
·      Summer sangria at Kimpton’s hosted evening wine hour

Kimpton’s “Summer Like a Local” amenities and hotel package are available for travel May 26 to Sept. 5, 2011.  Reservations can be made at, or by calling 1-800-KIMPTON.  To book the “Summer Like A Local” package online, travelers can use the PLGD booking code.  Don’t have time? Book through Poshbrood/SmartFlyer by clicking here.

Posted by Elizabeth on 05/24 at 03:58 PM


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