SOURCE: The Plaza Hotel
Iconic New York Hotel Welcomes Families to Celebrate the Holidays and Ring in the New Year, Eloise Style
NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire – November 23, 2010) – The Plaza is an ideal destination for families this holiday season, with Santa Clause appearances, family-friendly dining, shopping — and the first-ever ‘Black, White and Pink’ celebration.
For generations, families have made this iconic New York hotel part of their holiday tradition — and this year the fun continues with a wide range of events and activities. Holiday season 2010 kicks off with the appearance of The Plaza’s Santa Claus — the only Mr. Claus in uptown Manhattan. Starting on Friday, November 26, Santa will be available for holiday pictures in front of an exclusive background scene from “A Very New York Christmas,” by best-selling author Michael Storrings, who also be at The Plaza on Sunday, December 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a book and ornament signing event.
On Friday, December 31, our New York hotel is featuring an exclusive Eloise-themed ‘Black, White and Pink’ New Year’s Eve celebration. Highlights include:
- A three-course, prix-fixe dinner at The Palm Court featuring Willie Wonka-themed treats. Prices are $120/person for adults and $85 for children ages 12 and younger.
- Eloise at The Plaza, where games, arts & crafts and Eloise-themed activities will be available for guests of all ages.
- The Plaza Movie Screening of “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” in the Terrace Room.
This luxury New York hotel is also offering a ‘New Year’s Eve at The Plaza Package,’ which includes accommodations and a hotel credit of $200 for guest rooms or $400 for suites to use at any outlet in The Plaza. Rates start at $995 USD per night, based on double occupancy with a two-night minimum. This package is available from December 26, 2010 to January 2, 2011.
A perfect destination for families with Eloises-in-training, The Plaza’s Palm Court offers an extensive tea menu with classic versions of the afternoon tea, including the classic Palm Court Tea, the New Yorker Tea, Chocolate Tea, and the family favorite, Eloise Tea.
An additional ‘must-do’ this holiday season is a stop at Eloise at The Plaza, a shop dedicated to the hotel’s most infamous six-year-old guest, offering a variety of gifts for Eloise enthusiasts of all ages. Gift highlights for the 2010 holiday season range from an exclusive Madame Alexander ‘Eloise in Paris’ doll ($74.95), Eloise Holiday Ornaments ($65), Eloise dishes (Set of 4 for $75), Eloise Picture Frames ($25.00), and a variety of Eloise stocking stuffers such as Eloise Puzzles ($19.95) and key chains.
For more information about the activities and packages available at The Plaza this holiday season, please visit www.fairmont.com/theplaza.