Custom-Tailored and Wrapped in City Lights: Holiday Tours at The Setai Fifth Avenue, a Capella Managed Hotel

SOURCE: The Setai Fifth Avenue

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire – December 1, 2010) – On the heels of its November 1 opening, The Setai Fifth Avenue, a Capella Managed Hotel, is celebrating its first holiday season with a very special package customized to guests’ own December dreams. The package includes holiday tour options that reflect the high level of personalized attention for which the Capella brand is renowned, trimmed in plenty of holiday spirit.

Think of it as a Miracle on 36th Street: The Setai Fifth Avenue’s Tailored and Timeless Traditions package brims with New York City holiday delights. Available December 1-30, 2010, it has as its centerpiece a choice of personalized, private holiday tours, arranged by a Capella signature personal assistant. Options include a Christmas Tree Tour to five of the city’s most famous trees of the season, from Rockefeller Center to the origami tree at the American Museum of Natural History, to the trees at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, South Street Seaport and Cathedral of St. John the Divine. The tour concludes with a carriage ride through Central Park. Windows of Wonder includes stops at the most magical department store holiday window displays followed by an excursion to Top of the Rock. The Church Tour includes stops at some of the oldest and most revered churches in New York City, capped off with cappuccino and pastries across the street from the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Dyker Heights Lights (available December 10-30) takes guests through a Brooklyn neighborhood known for its spectacular holiday lawn displays and ends with a cocktail at River Café.

The Tailored and Timeless Traditions package includes:

  • Luxurious and spacious accommodations
  • Personalized and private holiday tours
  • Complimentary spiced cider and hot cocoa

The Tailored and Timeless Traditions package starts at $1,600 per room, per night, excluding tax, and requires a two-night minimum. The offer is not applicable to groups or contract rates, and cannot be combined with any other package or promotion.

For more information on The Setai Fifth Avenue, visit: or call (212) 695-4005. The toll free hotel reservations number is (877) 247-6688. The Setai Fifth Avenue is on Facebook at:

About The Setai Fifth Avenue and The Setai Fifth Avenue Residences

The Setai Fifth Avenue, a Capella Managed Hotel, opened on November 1, 2010 as the first true luxury hotel in midtown Manhattan. Located on Fifth Avenue at 36th Street, the hotel represents the new heart of the city and offers the most sophisticated access to New York for business and leisure travelers from around the world. Its beautiful limestone exterior wraps around expansive, faceted windows that project onto the street and flood guest rooms (among the largest in Manhattan) with light. Capella signature services include the attention of personal assistants, guaranteeing exceptional passion and care from the hotel staff. Amenities including celebrated Chef Michael White’s new restaurant Ai Fiori, The Bar on Fifth, Auriga spa and a Julien Farel Salon, promise to be a significant draw for both New Yorkers and visitors.

The Setai Fifth Avenue hotel shares a striking, 60-story tower, designed by architects Gwathmey Siegel & Associates, with The Setai Fifth Avenue Residences, a luxury condominium by worldwide developer Bizzi & Partners. With interiors by DAS Concepts, Inc., the residences offer their owners the height of luxury and an enviable address with exclusive amenities and services. Closings are anticipated to begin at the end of 2010.

About Capella Hotels and Resorts
Capella Hotels and Resorts serves today’s top-tier travelers and residential property owners and is setting a new standard in the hospitality industry. Capella promises the unique benefits of the finest boutique hotels, including superb architecture and interior design, privacy, individualized service and attention to detail — combined with the amenities and activities of the world’s great luxury hotels and resorts. Capella, led by founder Horst Schulze, is a brand focused on customer choice, and offers choices that no other hotel company in the world can match. Capella has opened world-class properties in gateway cities and high-profile resort destinations around the world, including: Breidenbacher Hof, a Capella Hotel (Düsseldorf, Germany); Capella Ixtapa (Ixtapa, Mexico); Capella Pedregal (Cabo San Lucas, Mexico); Capella Singapore (Sentosa Island, Singapore); Capella Telluride (Telluride, Colorado); and Schloss Velden, a Capella Hotel (Velden, Austria). Capella has also announced plans for: Capella Bahia Maroma (Riviera Maya, Mexico); Capella Bangkok (Bangkok, Thailand); Capella Georgetown (Washington, D.C.); Capella Nahui (Riviera Nayarit, Mexico); Capella Niseko (Niseko, Japan) and The Setai Fifth Avenue, A Capella Managed Hotel (New York City). Learn more at

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